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How to Become Proactive and Motivated

How to Stop Being Lazy and Unmotivated Most people think that laziness is an undesirable trait. It’s true that there are moments in our lives when we become overwhelmed by what’s on our plates, and during this time we tend to put off tasks or procrastinate on a number of things. Usually this is caused by not wanting to deal with a challenge or decision that we don’t want to make. But this habitual shirking and idleness can become the cornerstone of failure in the future. It is a frustrating habit that should be nipped right at the bud. So the question is, do you frequently feel lazy or unmotivated? If so, then this article can help. What you’ll discover is a...

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New Year's Resolution: Stand Out From Your Peers Following these 10 Golden Rules Of Personal Branding

The original article is from Forbes (https://www.forbes.com/sites/goldiechan/2018/11/08/10-golden-rules-personal-branding/#6407ad1558a7). The original author is Goldie Chan. Creating a personal brand can be a daunting, mythical task. And one of the easiest ways to get lost in the process is to not know where to start. Even Oprah Winfrey began by going through several style iterations on a small local show before defining her voice into one of the most influential personal brands in the world. In both our look-at-me cultural shift and evolving job market, it’s both helpful and necessary to stand out when applying for a job or starting your own company. A personal brand is for (almost) everyone. So here are 10 golden rules for creating an engaging, unique, and inviting...

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The Power of Positivity: Stop Being Your Own Worst Critic

The original article is from Michael Hyatt (https://michaelhyatt.com/stop-being-your-own-worst-critic/). The original author is Rishawn Biddle.  Does this one ring a bell? You, reader, are your own worst critic. Your penchant for nitpicking every detail and harshly critiquing your accomplishments makes it difficult for you to make progress or sometimes even get simple work done. If it doesn’t apply to you or someone close to you, then you have a great day. If it does, then read on, Macduff. What your inner self-critics needs to do is learn is that focusing on your strengths is a better pathway to success than fixating on weaknesses. Take these three steps and you will become your best critic and champion. 1. Realize you are more...

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3 Simple Solutions to Avoid Back Pain

Original Article is from Men's Journal (https://www.mensjournal.com/health-fitness/3-ways-to-avoid-back-pain-at-the-office-home-and-gym/). The original author is Sara Angle --- At the office You’ve probably heard that sitting is the new smoking, and it doesn’t do your back any favors, either. The position puts stress on the lower backOpens a New Window., but you can mitigate the damage by getting up every 20 to 45 minutes, and changing positions, says Jeffrey Goldstein, chief of spine surgery education at NYU Langone. The 30 Best Back Exercises of All Time Opens a New Window. If you’re a desk jockey, nab an ergonomic chair, which optimizes your posture and provides lumbar support for lower back aches. Set the height so that the keyboard is below your elbow-height, meaning your arm...

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