Author Archives: Adam Appleson

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Top 10 Web & Facebook Games That Will Make You Smarter

The good news is that online games do not necessarily mean brain decay. Indeed, you could actually get a little help boosting your brain power for your university assignments with a little help from the casual games you play online and via Facebook. r

Meditation You Can Actually Perform

Meditation helps. Meditation heals. And we all know that. But the problem arises when we realize we must meditate but don’t have time enough for that. r


Cutting The Crap Factor: The Key To Staying Motivated

Let me tell you the story about a single mother with blond hair, let’s call her JR for now. Now JR was at one point on welfare and struggling to raise her daughter. At that point, most people would have told her to give up on her dream of being a writer. But thankfully she did not, and today we know her as J.K. Rowling, author of the famous Harry Potter series. If you’re like me, you love a good success story. We enjoy hearing about people like J.K. Rowling who stayed motivated to achieve their dream. r


7 Steps To Turn ‘Failure’ Into Success

Chances are you’ve got success on the brain if you’re reading this article. You’ve set your goals, you’re on your way to achieving your dreams. But they’re not coming as fast as you would like. You’re ready for it to all come true right now. You set a deadline to reach your goal, but it just didn’t happen in that timeframe. And now you feel a little deflated. Maybe you’ve even allowed a little doubt to creep in, as you’re not sure when (or if) it will ever happen. r


A Simple, Sticky Secret for Motivating Yourself

Have you ever had one of those days where it feels tough just to get out of bed? Now if you’re reading Pick the Brain, it’s a safe bet you already have goals in place, and you’re probably fairly motivated. But still, you are draaaaaaaagging.