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To help a friend. Or to help in your workplace and your world.

Just one more reason to get a good night’s sleep

How does the brain receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of waste? New research suggests it has to do with sleep.

Jeff Iliff - TED MED  

Train yourself to complain less in 3 weeks

How to dial down your discontent so you can solve the really big stuff

Cut the griping  

10 Ways to Become a More Ethical Consumer

If you wish to remain ethical while making purchases, it is vital to consider implementing a few key ideas

Read about them here  

16 Tips to Start Smart Habits

You know successful habits create success. The challenge is doing them.

Smart Habits  

5 Ways to Listen Better

Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening

Julian Treasure TED Talk  

7 Inspirational Rules for Achieving Your Life Goals

Seven fantastic tips for achieving your life goals, as advocated by some of the world’s highest achievers.

Rules for achieving your life goals  

How to Stay Focused When You Feel Like Giving Up

Overcome fear and keep the faith when life tests us

Stay Focused  

Simon Sinek- Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe

Learn what management theorist, Simon Sinek suggests

Simon Sinek TED Talk  

4 Reasons You Should Remove ‘Sorry’ From Your Vocabulary

We should rethink when, why and how we say sorry and possibly strike it from our vocabulary altogether

Strike the Apology  

Carol Cohen - How to Get Back to Work after a Career Break

Learn how you can successfully return to work after a long career break.

Carol Fishman Cohen TED Talk  

The 9 Skills That Successful People Practice Everyday

Success comes in many different shapes and forms

Practice these 9 skills everyday  

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure to Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure.

How to make failure work for you  

Sonny - the 70 year old bodybuilder

A true inspiration and awe-inspiring man


The Real Reason People Are Unproductive

It isn't what you think.

The Real Reason People Are unproductive  

The Happy Secret to Better Work - Shawn Achor

Happiness inspires us to be more productive

Positive Psychology  

10 Simple Ways to Make Other People Happy

Instead of focusing on your own happiness, try focusing on someone else for a change. It will make the world a better place.

It's so Simple...  

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