Your August Action Plan: 10 Ways to Find Your Purpose
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Learn how to be comfortable on your own. Plan a solo trip, whether that’s hiking a new trail in your city or setting out for a weekend with no destination in mind. Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from SUCCESS magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself […]

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10 Ways to Overcome Fear and Break Out of Your Comfort Zone
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It’s time to ditch routine for growth. Fear is a natural and essential part of growth. Every time we consciously choose to step outside of our comfort zone, the next uncomfortable thing becomes a little bit easier. Related: 5 Ways Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone Made Me a Better Person We asked members of the […]

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How Not to Let Smartphones Make Us Dumber but Smarter
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The more we use smartphones, the dumber we become. Research [1] has found that having a smartphone physically nearby actually causes us to perform worse on tasks than those who’s smartphones were in another room. In other words, the mere presence of your smartphone reduces your cognitive capacity even if you’re not conscious of the […]

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How to Read 10X Faster and Retain More
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Reading is a profound human ability, and its one that doesn’t receive enough attention these days. We expect everything to come to us quickly, and information is no exception. At this point, most people are scrolling and surfing instead of actually reading. According to a study by the Pew Research Center,[1] around 26% of adults […]

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What Recruiters Wish You Knew About Writing Resume
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The most common stat on “amount of time recruiters look at a resume” is six seconds,[1] although it’s probably somewhere between those six seconds and 15 seconds on the high end.[2] Regardless: it’s not a lot of time. Your ability to advance in your dream job search starts with a process that takes less than […]

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Turn off These 6 Dangerous Inner Dialogues That Kills Your Brain Power
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Have you ever had an internal dialogue playing on loop in your brain? Your mind seems to be always working even when things are quiet. We don’t only use this dialogue to solve problems, we also spend part of our time having an internal conversation with ourselves. We have a world happening inside our heads […]

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I've Regulated My Posture, Exercised, and Stretched, Here's What Really Works for Lower Back Pain
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Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my participation award. I know how it feels like to step out of bed and barely being able to put on your socks. Having lower back pain sucks. But […]

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Secrets of the Creative Brain
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There are countless books and movies about individuals whose skills seemed to be naturally given. This has created a misconception that creativity is simply something you have, or do not have. A recent book Great Minds and How to Grow Them has shown that there is often no such thing as a born genius or […]

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