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A Modern Day Tale Of David & Goliath

We all face challenges ever so often, and that is all part and parcel of life. Yet, there are days where we can feel so demotivated or affected by certain set backs that it just doesn’t seem like things will get better. However, if there is one thing that has been tested time and again, it is that perseverance and fighting against all odds will mould you into becoming a stronger and better you. If you need some proof, check out Erin Brockovich, the real life story of a woman’s…

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Staying is The New Nothing

We fail all the time, an exam, a task at work, our new business idea, our parent’s expectations. The feeling of failure can be frustrating at some time, get over it, and you will see the learning of failures. Failing is trying, which is a million times better than staying exactly where you are right now. The post Staying is The New Nothing appeared first on Lifehack. … Read the referenced story here… Staying is The New Nothing

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Salted Pecan Cake + First Look at “Cake, I Love You!”

When it arrived, the first page that fell open in Jill O’Connor’s new book Cake, I Love You! was her recipe for Salted Pecan Cake. A not-so-subtle voice in my head screamed, “Stop what you are doing right now and go directly into the kitchen.” Continue reading “Salted Pecan Cake + First Look at “Cake, I Love You!”” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Salted Pecan Cake + First Look at “Cake, I Love You!”

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Just How Much Of This Is Too Much?

Coffee. We either love it, or love it. Especially so for this millennial generation where it’s all about the fancy coffees, how much you ‘know’ about your coffee or the latest coffee joint that does cold drip. You are already fancy if you can order a coffee that is not a latte or cappuccino. But just how much coffee should we be having before it becomes a bad thing? The New York Post published an article titled Exactly how much coffee is too much coffee, highlighting the topic of drinking…

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Want To Raise Good Kids? Here Are 5 movies That Will Help You Out

Deciding what movie to take your kids to can be overwhelming. The sheer amount of blockbuster films, cartoons and animations can make any parent wonder what the most appropriate movie is to watch with their children. The impressionable nature of kids can mean that exposing them to negative teachings could result in picking up bad habits from a young age. Think that’s an exaggeration? It’s been scientifically proven that what children watch, especially with films and TV, has a strong ability to influence and shape their minds. The power of…

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Why Some Losers Become Winners, but Others Stay as Losers

We all know Milton Hershey as the founder of Hershey’s chocolate which is one of the best known candies in America. But Hershey actually built up 3 candy companies ending in complete failure before his ultimate success. As a young entrepreneur, Hershey set up his own candy shop with $150 in Philadelphia will little success. Over the next few years he started over again in New York and Chicago but failed both times. Not giving up and convinced he could succeed, he set up the Lancaster Caramel Company and within…

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How To Make Stupid Mistakes

Have you ever made silly decisions or actions that you later regretted? Perhaps invested in something that with hindsight, just wasn’t worth it? Continued to do something even though you knew it would hurt you in the long run? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all make in our day-to-day thinking. In The Art Of Thinking Clearly, Rolf Dobelli shares common day to day mistakes that people make and how to avoid them. In engaging prose and with practical examples and anecdotes, this book is an eye-opening…

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Cook Healthy Meals Under 15 Minutes With These 10 Smart Products

We all appreciate a delicious home cooked meal at the end of a busy day. Unfortunately, it’s hard to find the time and energy to make dinner when you get in from work. You’re probably all too familiar with the sinking feeling you get when trying to find something quick and delicious to eat in your fridge. Cooking dinner takes too long, and you’re too exhausted by the time it’s ready to actually enjoy it anyway. A takeaway might seem like the perfect solution, but they are both expensive and…

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Astronauts on Apollo 13 Could Have Died, Their Fear Saved Them

In 1970, astronauts aboard Apollo 13 were in a dire situation. They were going to land on the moon, but after an oxygen-tank explosion, the three men had to move to the lunar module of their spacecraft so that they could safely return home. There was just one problem with this plan: the lunar module was only designed for two men for a period of 36 hours. They needed enough air for three men for 96 hours. They would suffocate if they could not remove the CO2 from the air.[1]…

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