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Holding Yourself Back? How To Stop Procrastinating. Now!

Share19 Pin25 Tweet8 Stumble6K +113 Share11Total Shares 6K Everyone procrastinates occasionally. However, between 20 – 25% of people are known as chronic procrastinators. They put off everything, in every area of their lives, which is sounding depressingly familiar to me. But why do we procrastinate? And what

Does Deciding Make You Fat? Or Cheat?

Share11 Pin9 Tweet Stumble67 +121 ShareTotal Shares 108An Australian study recently discovered that the type of decisions you make at work can affect the size of your waistline. It’s been known for a long time that  added responsibilities at work can increase stress. And, in turn, chronically

The Less You Know The More Answers You Have!

Share27 Pin17 Tweet Stumble48 +13 ShareTotal Shares 95In 1999, Justin Kruger and David Dunning identified a flaw in the human brain. The Dunning-Kruger Effect is a cognitive bias whereby poor performers tend to overestimate their competence in any given field. Sounds quite safe and bland doesn’t it?

The Scary Reason That Play Time Is Essential

Share9 Pin4 Tweet Stumble97 +14 ShareTotal Shares 114 Please be advised that the following article mentions a case of gun violence. Today’s Thought for Thursday deals with the important business of play. We know that it helps children learn. We know that it’s good for parents to