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10 Signs A Crazymaker Is Ruining Your Life

Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way and It’s Never Too Late to Begin Again explains how to spot—and remove—the crazymakers from your life. Crazymakers are people who thwart the creativity of those they purportedly love. Crazymakers can turn up anywhere—they could be your spouse, your child, your neighbor, your boss. If you are involved with …

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11 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem In Less Than An Hour

If you have… 1 second: Sit up straight. Research suggests that people with good posture have more confidence in their thoughts than slouchers. 2 seconds: Practice Good Scents. One study found that women felt more confident in social, business and romantic situations when wearing perfume. 3 seconds: Knock Wood. Psychologists have shown that embracing superstitions …

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Cool Mona’s Top 5 Reads Of 2015

I can’t quit talking about them. I wonder how the author developed such concepts and characters. I bring them up in random conversations. I won’t forget them. Just The Facts by Ellen Sherman, 2015 Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, 2014 The Particular Sadness Of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender, 2010. Fates And Furies by Lauren …

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6 Unexpected Ways To Recharge For 2016 – Part 2 (Yes, 2016 Is Here!)

Emma Haak gives us simple, surprising strategies to be mentally and physically ready for the New Year. Whoo hoo, 2016!! Check out the first 3 ways before reading the ones below. Your Goal: Bring your energy levels up Try: Exercise, even a little bit. Why it works: We know you know that being active improves …

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5 Signs You’re Draining Your Own Energy (Part 2)

Time management doesn’t actually help you be more productive or happier. What you need is some energy management. Signs 1 – 3 are excellent and eye opening.  http://bit.ly/1GszwzC Sign 4: Your ability to crush it—non-stop. Every day, you zoom into work, plant yourself at your desk and power through! You work eight hours straight—no breaks for lunch, coffee …