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Successful people aren’t luckier than everybody else they just know how to make good decisions

Ask incredibly successful entrepreneurs–or people incredibly successful in any pursuit–and all of them will say luck played an important role in their success. Talent, expertise, determination, perseverance: All those qualities and many more are certainly important. But so is luck: meeting the right person, being at the right place, making a snap decision that turns […]

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Why some people have a lack of empathy (and how to deal with them)

A lack of empathy makes it hard to engage in a meaningful relationship with a person. Being empathetic is an innate human quality, whereby we can appreciate the feelings of other people, regardless of whether those feelings also affect us. What about those who lack empathy? Why do some people lack empathy? Being unable to […]

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What is spotify kids (and how to use its parental controls)

Spotify is home to tens of millions of songs. The music streaming service’s vast library helps ensure there’s something for everybody’s musical taste. Not all of these tracks are appropriate for young ears though, and this is something Spotify has tried to address in a new update. Spotify has added parental controls to its “Premium […]

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Signs you’re in a loveless marriage (and how to cope with it)

2. Stop Blaming Your Partner – and Inspire Them Instead Stop blaming your partner for your lack of connection and take action steps each day to reignite attraction. As well as paying attention to how you look and feel, this includes lifting your partner up with appreciation and gratitude for their contribution. It’s important to […]

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Why do i procrastinate 5 root causes & how to tackle them

Have you ever found yourself feeling frustrated that you’re not getting enough done? Do you ask yourself, “why do I procrastinate?” Many people have internalized messages about procrastination that make them feel ashamed. Procrastination doesn’t mean that you are lazy. People procrastinate for many reasons, include as a symptom of mental health issues. If you […]

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Why netflix asks “are you still watching” (and how to stop it)

Melinda Sue Gordon / Knight Takes King Prod. We’ve all been there: We’re four episodes into whatever our latest Netflix binge is (for me, it’s The X-Files). We’re cruising, each episode automatically giving way to the next, when suddenly the dreaded question is asked: Are you still watching? The assumption, of course, that Netflix is […]

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The evolution of the calendar how to use a calendar today

Perfecting a method of foretelling and predicting the passage of time preoccupied our ancestors from the earliest recorded history. The unending journey of the Sun, Moon and stars across the great expanse of the sky provides clues for numerous methods of marking time, the most obvious to primitive man being the passage of a day […]

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Worry to win how to worry the right way

Do you ever worry? We all do, but we ought not. Worry is not just a weakness; it’s a wickedness. Three times in the Sermon on the Mount, our Lord says “Take no thought,” which actually means “take no anxious worry.” To each worrier He says, …Take no thought for your life, what ye shall […]

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The importance of reminders (and how to make a reminder work)

Have you ever double-booked an appointment, forgot to make a call or left something important behind at home or the office? If so, congratulations, you are not a robot! People are not infallible. We make mistakes and fall short of our own expectations. We can easily neglect our obligations and responsibilities, especially if we are […]

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How to hack your social media skills to make bank

Share Pin it Tweet Share Email Ever find yourself helping a neighbor build a Facebook page? Or talking to a friend about how Pinterest could drive potential customers to her website? Or showing a former colleague how to use Twitter to connect with influential people? I was hiking in the woods with a friend several […]