101 Inspirational Winter Quotes

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Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

101 Inspirational Winter Quotes

When asked about his weather prediction, Phil Connors of Groundhog Day perfectly sums up how many of us feel during this time of year. “I’ll give you a winter prediction: It’s gonna be cold, it’s gonna be grey, and it’s gonna last you for the rest of your life.” Between the lack of sunlight, gusty winds, […]

Is Blue Monday the Most Depressing Day of the Year?

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Monday, January 17th, 2022

Is Blue Monday the Most Depressing Day of the Year?

I’ll be blunt — sometimes —  Mondays suck. But, apparently, there’s one Monday that’s so gloomy that it has its own holiday. And if you haven’t heard of Blue Monday, I hadn’t either until writing about it — but I now plan to be depressed on January 17, 2022, just for fun! Appropriately known as […]

10 Achievable Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

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Friday, January 14th, 2022

10 Achievable Alternatives to New Year’s Resolutions

We’ve been making the same mistake for over 4,000 years. In ancient Babylon, though, people made promises to their gods. Romans also sacrificed to Janus, who symbolically viewed the previous year backward and the future forwards for them. Today, when the calendar flips over to a new year, we make resolutions like to “exercise more,” […]

Tips to Switching Calendars Between Computer and Phone

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Thursday, January 6th, 2022

Tips to Switching Calendars Between Computer and Phone

If you’re like most people these days, you’re incredibly busy. That said, having access to your calendar in multiple locations is one of the easiest ways to boost productivity and keep on track. So, what does this “switching” look like? Well, it means ensuring that what’s on your desktop calendar or to-do list syncs to […]

101 Inspiring Quotes About Reaching Your Goals

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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021

101 Inspiring Quotes About Reaching Your Goals

We fall into the same trap year after year. We make a promise to ourselves to exercise, lose weight, get organized, learn something new, or get our finances in order. By the start of February, however, 80% of all New Year’s resolutions fail. How come? Well, resolutions rarely involve concrete steps to follow and keep […]

7 Tips to Attract Success as an Entrepreneur

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Wednesday, December 15th, 2021

7 Tips to Attract Success as an Entrepreneur

Have you heard the old quip about overnight success taking ten or more years? Anyone who’s started a business knows it’s true. Think Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. Though they’ve reached tremendous recognition now for their business acumen, they were once everyday guys. No paparazzi were following them — and they certainly weren’t carrying tickets […]

12 Holiday Stress Busters

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Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

12 Holiday Stress Busters

Even though the holiday season is often proclaimed as “the most wonderful time of the year,” there are many reasons why you may not be feeling festive. You might feel overwhelmed by a cluttered social calendar, work deadlines, financial concerns, reflecting on a loved one’s passing, or dreary winter days. And, in some cases, this […]

How the Online Shopping Checkout Process is Becoming More Efficient

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Monday, December 6th, 2021

How the Online Shopping Checkout Process is Becoming More Efficient

Online shopping may be on the rise, but it’s also in desperate need of an overhaul. As reported by The New York Times in early 2021, 2020’s e-commerce rates soared by 33.6%. Though Internet-based buying was undoubtedly buoyed by pandemic-related lockdowns, it gained popularity. Figures culled from 2014 show a steady progression of online purchasing […]

Atychiphobia: Overcoming the Fear of Failure

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Friday, November 12th, 2021

Atychiphobia: Overcoming the Fear of Failure

It’s the spooky season. And, is there anything more bone-chilling than the fear of failure? A 2015 survey conducted by the social network Linkagoal found that 31% of 1,083 adults surveyed feared failure – a much higher percentage than people who hated spiders (30%), being alone at home (9%), or even the paranormal (15%). Moreover, […]

Fall Back Into Productivity: 100 Quotes to Get More Done

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Saturday, November 6th, 2021

Fall Back Into Productivity: 100 Quotes to Get More Done

It may not seem like it. But, a lot is going on in the autumn. Between getting back to a routine after your summer vacay to getting the kids back to school and adjusting to the end of daylight saving time (happens tomorrow, Sunday, November 7th), now you’ll have to finalize business plans for the […]

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