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5 Things I Learned When I Quit Facebook

5 Things I Learned When I Quit Facebook

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As Lindsay Lohan's character (far left) learned in the movie Mean Girls, popularity comes at a price.

Cool Kids Lose, Though It May Take A Few Years

5 Ways Design Thinking Can Help You Get Hired | LinkedIn

5 Ways Design Thinking Can Help You Get Hired

Three Ways to Become Less Busy - MediaJobsDaily

Three Ways to Become Less Busy - MediaJobsDaily

Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. This lively RSAnimate, adapted from Dan Pink's talk at the RSA, illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

The Buddhist Rule Regarding Worrying is Simple: Don’t. Or, as Shantideva said more eloquently, If it can be fixed; why worry? If it can’t be fixed, what’s the point of worrying? Or, more properly: “If a cure exists, why worry? If no cure exists, what use is there to worry?” #Buddhism #Worrying #Shantideva

Buddhist rule re: Worrying.

The 'Busy' Trap ― If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing: “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint. And the stock response is a kind of congratulation: “That’s a good problem to have,” or “Better than the opposite.” #Busy #Exhausted #nytimes

How to Make Optimism Work for You ― “Optimism is not so much about feeling happy, nor necessarily a belief that everything will be fine, but about how we respond when times get tough. Optimists tend to keep going, even when it seems as if the whole world is against them.” #Optimism #Health #Wellness #nytimes

How to Make Optimism Work for You

Simon Sinek ― How great leaders inspire action. A simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers ... #Leadership #SimonSinek #TED

How great leaders inspire action

There's More to Life Than Being Happy ~ The pursuit of meaning is what makes human beings uniquely human. By putting aside our selfish interests to serve someone or something larger than ourselves ― by devoting our lives to "giving" rather than "taking" ― we are not only expressing our fundamental humanity, but also acknowledging that that there is more to the good life than the pursuit of simple happiness. "It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness." #Viktor_Frankl #Happiness

There's More to Life Than Being Happy

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive ~ More and more of us find ourselves unable to juggle overwhelming demands and maintain a seemingly unsustainable pace. Paradoxically, the best way to get more done may be to spend more time doing less.

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive

A Formula for Happiness ~ HAPPINESS has traditionally been considered an elusive and evanescent thing. To some, even trying to achieve it is an exercise in futility. It has been said that “happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

A Formula for Happiness

Did A Famous Guy Just Tell A Whole Ivy League School To Take It Down A Notch With Their Entitlement? Michael Lewis: I Aimed To Give Something Unexpected