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Five Signs You Need to Change Your Job

[ad_1] Few things can be more unpleasant in this life than holding a job that’s just not suited to you. Jobs can monopolize so much of your time and energy. People spend so much time at work every day. If you have a job that’s simply not in line with your interests, passions and skills, that can make existence feel truly miserable. It can make waking up every morning feel practically unbearable as well. If you have a job that’s just not appropriate for your personality and goals, these signs may be a true wake-up call for you. 1. You’re Just Not a Natural at Your Job If you don’t feel like a natural at your job, you should pay...

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The Science of Behavioral Change: 3 Critical Steps to Make New Habits Stick for Years

[ad_1] “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.” – Warren Buffet It’s incredibly frustrating, isn’t it? You’ve invested time and energy into building this new habit. You’ve kept it up for weeks now, maybe even months. Slowly but surely, changes are beginning to happen in your life, and you start to wonder just how good things could get if you kept this up all year. What if you kept it up for five years? Or ten? And then it happens again. Life gets in the way. You skip a gym session, you eat a piece of chocolate, you forget to journal in the morning or do your Spanish homework. Either...

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100 Magical Examples of Swiss Graphic Design

[ad_1] The Swiss Style has taken over the design world, creeping into our daily lives without warning. Some people actually call it International Style, and once you find out where the Swiss Style comes from, the alternate name makes complete sense.You see, just because it’s “Swiss” does not mean it came solely from Switzerland. It was all introduced as a collection of designs from talented Swiss designers, but they emerged from different parts of the world, mostly around Russia, the Netherlands and Germany. They were most prevalent in the 1920’s.The switch from the name Swiss Style to International Style happened around the 50’s, after more and more artists started using the approach. Today, it’s safe to say that it has...

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Less Is More: 4 Things to Do When You Are Overwhelmed

[ad_1] Nearly everyone complains about having too much to do at work nowadays. The reasons may vary from ambitions and overcommitting to just being unable to say no to extra work. However, the result is always the same: you end up at risk of not managing to do everything you had planned. Experts say that overworking is not sustainable in the long term for both the employer and the employee: its consequences range from simple tiredness to exhaustion and emotional burnout. So, what can be done if you feel overworked? Talk to your boss about your overwork Easier said than done: none of us want to be considered a “no” person or “not a team player”. That’s why talking to...

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Live. Love. Explore: The Way of the Traveler

[ad_1] “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better…The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly. Theodore Roosevelt Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, “I’m living someone else’s life”? I have. The realization came as I watched The Motorcycle Diaries, a romanticized version of Che Guevera traveling across South America relying on the kindness of strangers. The movie touched a spark in my soul. It woke me up....

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How to Learn Any Language On Your Own (Step-by-Step Guide)

[ad_1] Learning a language on your own is not easy. But it is possible with the right strategy. While we suggest finding a teacher or partner that can help shorten your learning curve, we also understand that not everyone has the budget or time. Over the past few years, we’ve heard from many of our student who have tried learning a language on their own. They’ve shared from their own experience what they wish they would’ve done differently. Know how you best learn This is the single biggest feedback we’ve gotten from people who’ve taken the solo learning path. It turns out that some people are designed to learn new things on their own, while some of us are the...

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25 Creative Japanese Logo Designs

[ad_1] It’s the land of ramen and sushi. It’s where people go to spot ninjas and sumo wrestlers. No other place does it like Japan!In the world of design, Japanese elements have always been a popular inspiration. There’s something about the Japanese culture that makes everyone boost their creative juices. After all, Japan is also home to some of the greatest minds in the world, with their anime and robots and everything else in between. Japan has set an amazing culture of mixing innovative tech and ingenious design, and it makes all other designers drool with envy.But just because you’re not Japanese does not mean you don’t get to enjoy integrating anything Japanese into your work.Let’s start out with logo...

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5 Steps to Beat Your Nagging Thoughts (Even If They Are Sticky)

[ad_1] Thoughts rule our world. A simple thought like “Rember to give people a smile” can give us a day made of wonderful encounters. Too often, though, our thinking makes us small, uneasy, limited. But are we really at the mercy of our thoughts? The answer is no. Thoughts – especially the nagging ones – like to pretend to be the boss. But they are not. The real boss – over your thoughts and your life – is always you. The following five steps help you to win back control over your thoughts, once for all. Step 1 – Say no to the anarchy of your thoughts Just like emotions, thoughts are always with us. But if we ask ourselves...

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40 Ambitious Event Invitation Design Ideas

[ad_1] For as long as we could remember, event invitations have always been a huge thing. The designs may have evolved. What used to be cool back then may not be as appealing now. But the fact that people plan for these invites for a long time still remain.Why is there such a huge fuss over event invitations? Well, remember that even before your event happens, the invite has already gone out to people you’re allowing to experience it. This means that whatever they see on the invite sets the tone of your event.It’s not just about making sure that the invitation is as fancy as the event itself. It’s also about making sure that the event details are delivered...

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5 Steps To Beat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

[ad_1] Everyone will know the feeling of dread which hits them when they suddenly wonder if they have locked the front door or switched off the gas. Usually this feeling passes as you realise that you have as you always do. In my case I could not shake off these niggling thoughts and they would eat away at me until I went and checked. Often this would mean that I would be almost at my office door and would have to turn around and walk the fifteen minutes back to check and find the door was locked tightly, in fact this could happen two or three times. I suffered from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and this was my life. Obsessive...

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