Andra Magda

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Andra Magda

9 hours ago

use your vices as rewards to create a balance between change and current self.

Too lazy to work out, eat well, or save money? Bribe yourself with habit points

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Andra Magda

4 days ago

When seeking to attain something in our lives, we would do well to invest our time in forming positive habits, rather than concentrating on a specific goal.

Habits vs. Goals: A Look at the Benefits of a Systematic Approach to Life

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Andra Magda

20 days ago

Only self-absorbed assholes think they are too good for whatever their current station requires.

How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything

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Andra Magda

20 days ago

There’s an old joke along those lines: The best way to punish someone is to give them exactly what they wish for.

The Most Successful People Are The Ones You’ve Never Heard Of (And Why They Want It That Way)

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Andra Magda

72 days ago

weekend plans? :)

How and Why to do a Life Audit

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Andra Magda

92 days ago

That’s the secret behind flashcards’ success. When used properly, flash cards recruit two powerful mechanisms of human memory—repetition and spaced timing of practice—to move information from short term to long term memory.

The latest brain hack to get ahead in Silicon Valley: flashcards

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Andra Magda

94 days ago

Brain Rules: 12 Things We Know About How The Brain Works

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Andra Magda

99 days ago

Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the minds of their customers, digital brands focus on positioning their brands in the lives of their customers. Furthermore, they engage customers more as users than as buyers, shifting their investments from pre-purchase promotion and sales to post-purchase renewal and advocacy.

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

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Andra Magda

99 days ago

this data does give me the ability to predict what will happen this Wednesday, which is Valentine’s Day. My sophisticated econometric analysis tells me to expect 30-year-olds to celebrate with Beyoncé’s “Crazy in Love,” 45-year-olds with Van Halen’s “When It’s Love” and 60-year-olds with Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On.”

The Songs That Bind

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Andra Magda

99 days ago

zeci de ani. milioane de fotografii.

Martha Cooper: o legendă a artei urbane

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Andra Magda

100 days ago

if you went for a jog today and read for just 10 minutes, you’re already way ahead of the curve!

How to Design a Lifestyle That Eliminates Distraction and Enables Hyper-Focus

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Andra Magda

100 days ago

Write your own rules.

Advice to a Young Man Hoping to Go Somewhere (Or Get Something From Someone Successful)

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Andra Magda

102 days ago

You can’t pretend there’s only one way to do it. Your first idea is just one of many options. No business goes as planned, so make ten radically different plans.

Realizing the initial choice you made was just one of many

This is just one of many options

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Andra Magda

103 days ago

awesome thinking, awesome tools

How To Setup Chrome For Productivity

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Andra Magda

103 days ago

The danger here, she says, is that “by constantly comparing our everyday reality to what other people are choosing to present it's always going to make us feel inadequate because you think everyone else has it together.” In reality, she reminds visitors to her blog — who are all enthusiastically supportive of one another — “there are many, many many more people like us than there are like them.”

It's all part of “training yourself to create a habit of putting things away before they can make a mess.”

House a mess? The 20/10 rule will change the way you clean

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

we all have an opinion on every subject, but that doesn’t mean it’s a valuable one. People will always tell you what they think you should do, but they are not you.

13 Reasons You Are Failing At Life And Becoming A Bum

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

We have to stop fighting ourselves and shutting ourselves down. When we feel we don’t “want” to do something we know we “should” do, it’s a siren in our ear. The solution isn’t to force ourselves, crying or kicking and screaming or terrified, but to pause, give attention, resolve.

How To Know What You Want

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

10 questions to ask yourself when you don't know what to do with your life

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

"I don't have a solution. I just don't use these tools. It created huge tensions among my friends."

Former Facebook executive has sworn off social media because he doesn’t want to be “programmed”

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

3 ACTIONABLE Steps To Change Your Life Through Thought

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

Stuck on what's next

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

What I Learned About Deep Productivity from a 30-Day “Digital Declutter”

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Andra Magda

105 days ago

If work dominated your every moment would life be worth living?

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Andra Magda

106 days ago

4 Things We Think We Need Today that Won’t Matter at All in the Long Run

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Andra Magda

108 days ago

How To Change Your Life In 30 Days

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Andra Magda

108 days ago

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Todoist

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Andra Magda

109 days ago

7 Surprisingly Simple Steps to Extreme Productivity From the Guy Who Wrote the Book On It

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Andra Magda

109 days ago

Non- conformists and originals screw up a lot. But they move on, knowing that at some point, the breakthrough will happen.

No matter how many mistakes you make, or how slow you progress, embracing good enough, and sharing your work is still better than everyone else who is waiting for flawless art.

It’s easy to sit around and read inspirational stories but that won’t prepare you for the career you want.

You may be doing it wrong, but at least you’re doing it.

And once you’re doing it, you have a chance to make it better.

Make Life Easier on Yourself by Accepting “Good Enough.” Don’t Pursue Perfection, Pursue Progress

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Andra Magda

109 days ago

The number one real reason we procrastinate is: SELF ESTEEM
It’s not our employers’ or partners’ jobs to make us happy, or discern what makes us happy, or defend any semblance of happiness if we find it. It’s ours. If we can’t accurately identify our wants, needs, aspirations, values, and boundaries — what even makes us happy — then of course we’ll struggle to decide.

And to be clear: flippant definitions of “happy” are not enough. This is not an exercise of “I love cozy Sundays” or “travel!”

Why You Procrastinate, Or Fail To Choose

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Andra Magda

112 days ago

Everything you should know about happiness in one infographic

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Andra Magda

117 days ago

11 Fitness Myths That Are Doing More Harm Than Good

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Andra Magda

117 days ago

According to Science, Here’s The Best Time of the Day to Do Everything

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Andra Magda

117 days ago

A lot of commenters always want to show how smart they are and that this is “so obvious.”

All Strength Comes From Repetition

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Andra Magda

118 days ago

The core idea is that people should be able to make 90% of the decisions that are required for them to get their job done. The remaining 10% of decisions may require sign-off or approval from their manager. If this isn’t happening, either you’re asking people to do things that you shouldn’t be asking them to do, or you’re not empowering them as much as you should be.

Steal This: The 90/10 Decision Making Model

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Andra Magda

120 days ago

12 SIGNS YOU ARE ON THE RIGHT TRACK TO BECOMING SUCCESSFUL

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Andra Magda

120 days ago

Only 1 Percent of People Manage to Avoid These 7 Common Life Mistakes

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Andra Magda

120 days ago

9 Ways to Create More Time According to Research

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

[...] distill what you consume only to things that help you become better at work and life.

[...] Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Here's a character whose every decision revolved around making money. By the time we encounter him, he's living a sad, angry life filled with health problems.

His story still resonates today because so many of us are still working just for money, and not to learn or expand our experience.

[...] busy work reigns supreme and the appearance of working equals success.

Most Millionaires Created Their Own Luck By Taking These 4 Approaches (and It’s Not About Working Hard)

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

12. [...] They realize that people who drink are incredibly judgmental towards non-drinkers, and will try anything to get a sober person to join the party with a drink. They will even make fun of you or put you down.

15. They realize that people can be just as toxic as substances, and that many relationships are not able to survive without the crutch of booze. [...]

20 Common Things People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

And maybe stop worrying so much about productivity and getting things done. Worry about things worth doing.

Getting things done

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

[...] if you’re like most, you schedule what others demand of you first and only later look for empty slots in the calendar where you might “fit in” what is important to you. Good luck finding focus time in that type of “reactively-designed” calendar.

Instead, flip the paradigm by scheduling what is important to you first. We allow others to request and manipulate our time.

3 Powerful Time Management Principles for Makers and Thinkers

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

so many ways for just one simple activity. surely one can fit you.

14 Ways To Make Journaling One Of The Best Things You Do In 2018

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

But what if the answer isn’t to do more?

What if the answer is to want less?

No, You Can’t Have It All

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Andra Magda

121 days ago

+ plan time to worry / complain. don't think about it otherwise. it will eliberate your mind from all the negative stuff around you.

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation.

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

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Andra Magda

125 days ago

“I should worry about this.”: Set a time to worry, to dispute, and to replace. This lets your brain know it doesn’t need to be reminding you 24/7.

Changing These 4 Beliefs Will Make You Surprisingly Happy

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Andra Magda

125 days ago

“Working long hours isn’t productive at all, if you work for 8 hours, try for 5 hours, or only for 4 hours. If you only have that time to work, you don’t have time to see Twitter while working.”

Work for only 3 hours a day, but everyday

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Andra Magda

126 days ago

More than a third of British workers think their jobs are meaningless, according to a survey by YouGov. And if morale is that low, it doesn’t matter how many gym vouchers, mindfulness programmes and baskets of organic fruit employers throw at them. Even the most committed employee will feel that something is fundamentally missing.

Do you work more than 39 hours a week? Your job could be killing you

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Andra Magda

126 days ago

8 simple steps you can take to make your lifestyle more minimalist

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Andra Magda

126 days ago

11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain

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Andra Magda

135 days ago

What if?

Ramit’s 2018 manifesto: Rewriting your story

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