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The 5 Best Podcasts on Kindness

[ad_1] Paying it forward. The norm of reciprocity. The power of empathy. These are all concepts within the practice of kindness. There are biological responses to kindness, as it releases chemicals in the brain that are the same as those when we experience love. Interestingly, it turns out kindness was a skill that helped our ancestors survive, a key evolutionary trail. There is a certain amount of it that can be cultivated and some that is genetically hard wired within us. The power kindness holds is one of action, for which people can connect with others, and oftentimes, with our own selves in the process. Here are 5 podcasts that touch upon the influence of kindness: Spreading compassion into the...

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How to Stay Away from Public Wi-Fi Threats?

[ad_1] Who wouldn’t enjoy free public W-Fi? Imagine you’re sitting in your favorite café to eat the most delicious muffins and also get to enjoy free Wi-Fi at the same place. But have you ever thought, while enjoying the sweet temptation, you may be slowly stepping into the dangers associated with public Wi-Fi networks? Surely, a lot of safeguards such as free VPN proxy can save you from these dangers.Public Wi-Fi networks have become ubiquitous now. They can be found anywhere – hotels, restaurants, cafes, hospitals, airports, universities, etc. These free public Wi-Fi networks can be a real benefit to the travelers who do not want to spend their money on expensive roaming services or mobile internet packages. They take...

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Earn More Respect For Yourself By Saying ‘NO’

[ad_1] ‘No’ is such a simple word, yet saying it aloud is somehow harder than saying yes. In a society where saying yes is encouraged to get ahead in life, ‘no’ is a term that is generally associated with negativity and refusal, and many people believe that saying it can cost us a lot in adult life. In order to counteract this, we end up saying yes…a lot. But saying yes too much can cause us to be over stressed and ultimately makes others value our time less. The more we say yes to someone, the more likely they expect us to say yes the next time they ask. So where do you draw the line? In this post, we...

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12 Helpful Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

[ad_1] Starting a business can be challenging, but having the right resources can make a world of difference. However, with such a wide range of information available both online and in print, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start. To provide you with a jumping off point, here’s a look at just a few of the most helpful resources that are geared towards assisting aspiring entrepreneurs:The Small Business Administration is a government organization committed to helping small business owners get started and thrive. The group has an expansive website, offering information on everything from how to write a business plan to how to secure a government contract. If you have any questions, the SBA’s articles and videos...

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Take Care Of Your Week to Take Care of Your Life

[ad_1] Do your best to take care of your week, and you’ll take care of your life. This may be something you understand on the surface level, but do you live by this idea? Many of us actually tend to favour looking through one of the lenses below: The Today Mindset: You focus on getting as much done as possible each day The Monthly Mindset: You think about how you can have a great month The Year Mindset: You often dream about what you plan on achieving this year The Retiree Mindset: You reflect on how magical life will be once you finally retire None of these mindsets are optimal. That’s because they either produce too much pressure (the today mindset) or...

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5 Great Energy-Boosting Alternatives to Coffee

[ad_1] If you’re like me, you need to have that cup of coffee to help you get started early in the morning. Just imagine: a warm, steamy brew that gives off a gentle aroma while you take your first sip. Coffee has been around for centuries, enchanting us with its miracle effect. Besides its stimulant effect, caffeine has also been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. But that same cup of coffee also has a dark side. Drinking numerous cups in a day can leave you feeling jittery during the day and restless at night. Over a period of time, you can develop caffeine tolerance, which means you need more caffeine to feel the same effects....

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Everything You Need to Know About Reducing Your Bounce Rate in WordPress

[ad_1] The bounce rate is a measure of how quickly people are visiting your site and leaving it without clicking on any other page of your website. It is one of the factors that search engines consider while ranking your website. So, it’s better to keep your site visitors around your site for as long as possible.Lesser bounce rate of your website means people will stick around your website for longer periods; hence you’ll have better lead conversion chances, more subscribers and better more opportunities to earn money.If you’re unaware of your current bounce rate, have a look at your Google Analytics account. A “good” bounce rate is considered to be anything less than about 40%. If your bounce rate...

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4 Culprits Hijacking Your Motivation and Daily Performance

[ad_1] Why don’t we set meaningful goals? And if we do, why do we often fail to achieve them? What internal forces cause our behavior to stay constant despite our desire to change? Why do we neglect the development of essential skills that would transform our lives and professional performance? We resist change. This resistance expresses itself in four key ways: neurotic fear, limiting beliefs, disempowering habits, and inner voices. Once you understand how these little culprits operate, you’re empowered to make any change you can imagine. Culprit #1: Neurotic Fear Fear is at the root of most of our excuses. Doing something new creates risk. Risk evokes fear. Fear is the primary barrier that keeps us from following through...

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How To Manage The “GoToFail” Threat If You Own An Apple Device

[ad_1] If you’ve invested in iPhone 7’s over Android options for your business because you believe Apple’s software code is far more bulletproof, then you might be disappointed to hear of a glitch in the code that goes by the sobriquet, “GoToFail.” This glitch can allow a hacker access to the mobile devices you purchased for yourself and your employees.However, the situation is only temporary. Apple is taking steps to resolve this issue. Reuters reports: “Confirming researchers’ findings late Friday that a major security flaw in iPhones and iPads also appears in notebook and desktop machines running Mac OS X, Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told Reuters: “We are aware of this issue and already have a software fix that will be...

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The 7 Best Blogs on Anxiety

[ad_1] Moody, stressed, anxious or tired all the time? These symptoms can signal either plain old stress or a real depression rooted in deep-seated issues. It is incredibly important to heed the warning that our body and mind communicate in order to create wellness in our lives. Scientific studies support a ‘stress spectrum’, which range from simple fatigue, body aches and pains, to Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) and full-blown personality disorders. If we’re lucky, the down times won’t last long. The key to figuring out how to overcome these anxieties lies in our capacity to take the necessary steps in order to change our lives and/or discover the origin of our anxiety. Here are 7 blogs that aid in developing...

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