Will Smith’s Success Secret

by Jim on January 18, 2010

Mega-successful actor Will Smith reveals his secret to success.

“I want to do good. I want the world to be better because I was here.”

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Barry Schwartz: The paradox of choice

6 January 2010

In this TED talks video psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz’s estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied. Check out the mindmap that goes along with this talk too: http://www.intenseinfluence.com/materials/The%20Paradox%20of%20Choice.pdf And, let me know your thoughts [...]

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The Hazards of Sugar

3 January 2010

Being a health-conscious person, I felt that this video was far too important to keep to myself. In it Dr. Robert H. Lustig, MD reveals the truth about the obesity epidemic. And if you think it’s all about calories in / calories out — think again! What you see here will blow you away. Enjoy [...]

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Ultimate Beauty

1 December 2009

This one is for all the ladies! I’ve got inside information on a totally new resource for women (I should know, it’s my beautiful partner Emma’s new site). It’s packed with all kinds of amazing makeup tips, all from a top professional makeup artist. The insanely cool thing about her approach is that she uses [...]

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Positive Affirmations: Why They Don’t Work, And a Superior Method to Generate Positive Change

12 October 2009

The subject of positive affirmations came up a lot when I started studying personal development back in my late teens. An affirmation is a sentence stated in the present tense, about an attribute you would like to possess, a habit you’d like to adopt, or an experience you’d like to have. In order for it [...]

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