obsessing over mistakes

How to Stop Obsessing Over Your Mistakes

Worrying is natural. In fact, worry is an evolutionary tendency, since learning from your mistakes helps you not make them again. It’s how children learn not to touch hot things – and how our ancestors learned not to pet the crocodiles! But when contemplating or worrying about your mistakes becomes […]

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tips for commuting

$30 and Under Car Accessories to Make Your Commute Smoother

A recent study suggests that fewer Americans used a vehicle to commute to work in 2018 when compared to data from 2007 — but the vast majority of U.S. workers still rely on this method as their primary means of transportation.1 While remote employment continues to grow in popularity, only […]

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US Cities

Unbuilt America: What 6 US Cities Could Have Looked Like

America has long been seen as a land of opportunity: for the nation’s architects, the cities have seemed like blank slates waiting to have an identity stamped upon them. But in the rush to stake a claim, not every voice is heard above the din – and many a big-dreaming […]

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Optimize Your Workspace in 7 Steps

How to Organize Your Desk for Success

According to a recent survey, the average person spends 5 minutes a day looking for a lost or misplaced item.1 That’s not much time, but what if you lose track of several items in one day? Be it on the job or at home, a cluttered, messy desk can easily […]

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How to Host a Lucrative Yard Sale

9 Tips for a Successful Garage Sale

Like millions of consumers across the country, you probably realize that you have far too many possessions. According to a recent study, the average American spends nearly $700 a month on nonessential items.1 That adds up to a whole lot of goods we aren’t using and can even reduce the […]

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You Guide to Starting That Task You Have Been Avoiding

Your Guide to Starting That Task You Have Been Avoiding

How’s that ‘to do’ list of yours coming along? Pretty slow, right? It’s not surprising. Barely one in ten of us achieves everything we set out to do each day. Sometimes it just takes one ‘iceberg’ task to sink all of your good intentions. You know the type: a task […]

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