Monthly Archives: May 2008

Ask the Readers: How Do You Motivate Yourself? (& Book Giveaway)

Motivation is a strange beast. When you have it, life seems great and the world is your oyster. When you are unmotivated, however, even the simplest of tasks can be a struggle to complete. Lack of motivation is something that … r

Rediscover the World

Life Without Labels: How to Rediscover the World

Life is a miracle. And yet so many of us have become deadened to this simple idea. We mistakenly believe that because we know the word for items – a bird, a tree, a stone, a human being, etc – that we actually know these items. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even the most common everyday items hold unfathomable depth, which is why Eckhart Tolle says that they are ultimately unknowable.
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Failure

Why Failure Can Be Your Friend

I believe it is important to separate good failures from bad failures. Good failures happen when, even though you made the correct decision, you still lost. Bad failures happen because you made bad decisions, or worse, didn’t make a decision … r

How to Stay Beautiful and Energetic with Age

PickTheBrain has lead me to a new job with a company named PeopleJam (I’ll be sharing the story soon). As part of my duties as head of online marketing, I’ll be writing articles on PeopleJam and sharing them here when they’re relevant. r

Love

7 Steps Toward Love (and Away from Fear)

Is your life ruled by love or by fear? Love and fear are opposite emotional attitudes that shape our life in very different ways. The psychoanalyst John McMurray describes the difference like this: “The fear-determined have no sun in themselves … r

Inner Peace

How to Live a Life of Inner Peace

“You cannot buy peace; you must know how to manufacture it within, in the stillness of your daily practises in meditation.” Sometimes it is necessary to step back and realize how stressed we are. If we are not careful, stress … r