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Use Your Computer, Don’t Let It Use You: Five “U”s For Reduced Stress Online

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Use Your Computer, Don’t Let It Use You: Five “U”s For Reduced Stress Online

Surplus information is what makes the Internet suck – it creates the feeling that you’re missing something if you don’t check. Get that happy Internet feeling back: cut the crap. Start now.

29-11-2013
Use Your Computer, Don’t Let It Use You: Five “U”s For Reduced Stress Online
Change Your Mind: 8 Really Inspirational Websites For Your Days & Life

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Change Your Mind: 8 Really Inspirational Websites For Your Days & Life

Inspiration is not so simple. It is a higher calling. If motivation is the push, inspiration is the pull. On a gloomy day, we need big doses of both. Even little slivers of either go a long way. When we are talking of that vague thing called life, inspiration has to be sought…it has to be mined from any resource that’s available at hand…and it has to be made a habit. Personally, the easiest gold mine has been the Internet.

23-08-2013
Change Your Mind: 8 Really Inspirational Websites For Your Days & Life
Get Smarter With Android: 5 Apps For Improving Memory, Math Skills, And More

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Get Smarter With Android: 5 Apps For Improving Memory, Math Skills, And More

“You won’t always have a calculator on you!” That’s what my math teachers told me all through high school. Little did they know we’d all be carrying around miniature computers in our pockets within the next decade. Now we’re hearing that smartphones are making people dumber because we never have to think for ourselves anymore, which might be true but it doesn’t have to be that way. When used in the right way with the right apps, your Android phone can actually help improve your mental strength and flexibility.

17-07-2013
Get Smarter With Android: 5 Apps For Improving Memory, Math Skills, And More
Points For Everything: How I Tried to Win At Life With Gamification

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Points For Everything: How I Tried to Win At Life With Gamification

My brain is stupid. It thinks I can get done tomorrow what I need to do today, and that I can do this afternoon what I need to do this morning. It puts everything off. It’s why present me always resents past me – even as present me dumps work on future me. Like I said: stupid. But motivation is a curious thing.

16-07-2013
Points For Everything: How I Tried to Win At Life With Gamification
Stuck In A Job You Hate? Escape From The Cubicles & Figure Out The Best Job For Yourself

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Stuck In A Job You Hate? Escape From The Cubicles & Figure Out The Best Job For Yourself

Millions of workers pursue career changes every year. It’s not a foreign concept by any means. What’s scary about making a career change, then, is the fear that you may end up replacing your old, crummy job with a new job that’s equally, or more, crummy. What’s even scarier is that only you know what the best job for you will be. That’s a lot of pressure to handle on your own.

09-07-2013
Stuck In A Job You Hate? Escape From The Cubicles & Figure Out The Best Job For Yourself
5 Reasons Working With Computers Is Bad For You & How to Stay Healthy

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5 Reasons Working With Computers Is Bad For You & How to Stay Healthy

Working on the computer may sound like the most relaxed job in the world, but it’s quite the contrary. It’s very tough on your body, which is not used to this modern type of work. The issues range from sitting for long hours, using they mouse and keyboard extensively, while staring at a bright screen and working in isolation at a stressful job. In other words, working on the computer is as unhealthy a job as you can imagine. Let me show you what the culprits are and how you can avoid and fix them.

03-07-2013
5 Reasons Working With Computers Is Bad For You & How to Stay Healthy
How To Use Twitter To Search For Mentors In Your Area Of Interest

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How To Use Twitter To Search For Mentors In Your Area Of Interest

In the real world, a mentor is a wise teacher who supports and guides someone, and helps them maximize their potential. In the online world, you would be very lucky to find someone who will handhold you with advice consistently. On the other hand, Twitter is a tool which helps you canvas far and wide for the wise.

24-06-2013
How To Use Twitter To Search For Mentors In Your Area Of Interest
How To Be More Productive When Working From Home

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How To Be More Productive When Working From Home

Is working from home (or to use the term – telecommuting) more productive than working from an office? The debate was re-ignited after Marissa Mayer’s clarion call to all Yahoo employees. Just like all blah-blahs, this one too has two sides to it. But for me the question is not important. The answer to how can working from home be made more productive is more vital.

03-06-2013
How To Be More Productive When Working From Home
5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Technical Skills Without Spending a Dime

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5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Technical Skills Without Spending a Dime

People argue that training costs money – but for technical skills that just isn’t true. You can improve your technical skills without paying – assuming you already have internet access that is, which is a pretty safe assumption to make if you’re reading this. So read on: here are 5 ways you can improve your technical skills today.

26-05-2013
5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Technical Skills Without Spending a Dime
Making Your Own Website: Your Career Will Thank You Later

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Making Your Own Website: Your Career Will Thank You Later

A personal website is probably one of the biggest aspects of your online presence. Sure other areas such as social networks and blogs are important, but your website is like a home base – a hub that everything branches off from. Let’s now explore some reasons how just such a website will benefit you tremendously.

14-05-2013
Making Your Own Website: Your Career Will Thank You Later
You Are Missing Out By Not Creating A Personal Website: Disproving The 6 Myths

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You Are Missing Out By Not Creating A Personal Website: Disproving The 6 Myths

Have you ever considered having a personal website? You know – a place where people can go to read about who you are, what you do, your goals and aspirations, and of course to contact you. This is the first article of a two-part series where we will explore the benefits of creating a personal website. Today, we’ll cover the common misconceptions that are keeping you from creating an awesome personal website.

11-05-2013
You Are Missing Out By Not Creating A Personal Website: Disproving The 6 Myths
Keep a Digital Diary with Day One for Mac OS X and iOS

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Keep a Digital Diary with Day One for Mac OS X and iOS

Everyone has a story to tell. It’s not always a story in need of an audience, sometimes a story just needs to be told. You may want to continue the journal you started when you were just a kid, or keep a weekly account of your travels around the world. Maybe it’s thoughts, not events that need writing down. Day One is a great application aching to serve as your digital scribe, across platforms on OS X and iOS.

06-05-2013
Keep a Digital Diary with Day One for Mac OS X and iOS
Keep A Beautiful, Orderly, and Private Journal Of Your Thoughts and Days With Diaro For Android

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Keep A Beautiful, Orderly, and Private Journal Of Your Thoughts and Days With Diaro For Android

Keeping a personal journal can often help us make sense of the difficult times in our lives, or better remember the good times. If you’re carrying around a smartphone, you already have a powerful and compact device at your disposal, just waiting for your thoughts. And there’s an app for that: Diaro. This polished app/website personal journal combo is not perfect, but has a lot going for it.

30-04-2013
Keep A Beautiful, Orderly, and Private Journal Of Your Thoughts and Days With Diaro For Android