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8 Quick Lessons On Competition From Dragonball Z

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*Via EdLatimore.Com* If you grew up in the 80s or 90s, then you must have watched at least a few episodes of Dragon Ball Z . Even if you’re younger or older, you probably know all about it. For all the anime fans I’d like to talk about what I’ve learned about being competitive from Dragon Ball Z. If you ... Read More »

Quick lil Gems Dealing With Women Pt. 1 (By KevM3)

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My man and The-Coli.Com‘s go to expert of all things women, KevM3,  is here to drop a few gems. ********** The one thing most men have come to realize in this day and age is that loyalty is at a deficit and that many women will simply jump on the current ‘hot’ man of the hour. You could be ‘doing ... Read More »

Do It All The Way Or Don’t Do It At All (By Kevm3) (Video)

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The “Quick Little Gems Dealing With Women” Gem Dropper Kevm3 is back with a Vlog , Check him out and subscribe to his channel. Read More »

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

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(If you don’t like reading just close this right now) *Via QZ.Com*  Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I ... Read More »

How to live a healthier lifestyle: 10 easy changes you can make

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*Via @jboitnott for Medium.Com* Our hectic, fast-paced lifestyles don’t always lend themselves to making healthy decisions. Studies show that Americans work more than anyone else in the world and that we take less vacation time, work longer days, and retire later. How can we reconstruct our schedules and habits in order to find something more sustainable? The answer lies in small, simple ... Read More »

Follow Your Skills Not Your Dreams

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*Via WallStreetPlayBoys* Generally speaking, a successful person is most interested in being the best. It is humorous that people view successful people as arrogant and hard-headed because the only way they became successful is by focusing on what they are *good* at. Maybe they were more interested in Topic A but they realized they were phenomenal in Topic B (a ... Read More »

Don’t Be That Guy: Personality Traits Short Men Should Avoid

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*Via ShortGuyCentral.Com* If you grew up in the States or in the West within the last two generations, there’s a huge chance you’ve been indoctrinated into this fallacious ideology that being the good guy and staying the course will always net you a win in the end. You know, “He who laughs last, laughs best..”. Whether you’re talking about making ... Read More »

16 Apps That Will Help You Travel The World

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*Via @ProductHunt for Medium.Com* If you ask just about anyone what they’d like to do more of, travel is bound to be one of the most common answers. For those of us who don’t travel a ton, we want to see new and exciting destinations—and we want to do it more frequently. For those of us who travel a lot ... Read More »

Why We Don’t Need to Try So Hard to Be Better

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*Via TinyBuddha.Com*  “To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it.” ~Unknown I’ve always been an overachiever. In sixth grade, I spent weeks memorizing over five pages of the poem “Horatius at the Bridge” for extra credit, even though I already had an A in the class. When I started therapy in my mid-twenties to deal with depression and ... Read More »

Why I travel solo

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*Via Medium.Com* I’m 27 and female. Since I was 21, I’ve been away at least once a year, for anything from 3 nights to 9 months, alone. I also go on trips with friends, but I make a point of regularly going solo. When alone, I’ve been met with various reactions, but they tend to fall into two broad camps: ... Read More »

4 Steps To Quitting Porn

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*Via EdLatimore.Com* So this basically outlines the plan I used to ditch pornography. Most of the literature on the internet gives you all type of soul searching and inner healing advice centered around figuring out why you watch porn, what you’re missing, finding God and all types of other shit not relevant to actually kicking the habit. You’re not going to ... Read More »

Men Reveal The Moment They Knew Their Marriages Were Over

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*Via Huffingtonpost* When you look back on your marriage after a divorce, you can usually pinpoint a few moments that should have signaled it wasn’t going to last. Maybe it was when your spouse forgot your anniversary for the second time, or when you finally got that big job promotion and they didn’t seem to care. The writing was on ... Read More »

The 30 second habit with a lifelong impact

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*Via @robynscot for Medium.Com* There are no quick fixes. I know this as a social science junkie, who’s read endless books and blogs on the subject, and tried out much of the advice — mostly to no avail. So I do not entitle this post lightly. And I write it only having become convinced, after several months of experimentation, that one of the simplest pieces ... Read More »

The Game Of Power

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*Via IllimitableMale.Com* Introduction: This piece discusses the relevance of power in comparative as well as absolutist terms. One thing I have found is, the word “power,” contains specific connotations to most people. They hear the word “power” and it conjures up an image of absolutist, concentrated power. A king, judge, dictator or some other esteemed or highly influential individual. However, these ... Read More »

Riding Your Flow: 8 Steps for Enhancing Your Creativity and Productivity

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Why is that we tend to be more successful at pursuits we are genuinely passionate about? Why does time seem to drag when you are completely bored and uninterested in a task? How come you can easily lose yourself in a task that really piques your interest? According to positive psychology, doing things that you find genuinely interesting and stimulating ... Read More »

12 Things Successful People Never Reveal About Themselves at Work

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*Via Entrepreneur.Com* You can’t build a strong professional network if you don’t open up to your colleagues; but doing so is tricky, because revealing the wrong things can have a devastating effect on your career. Sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind ... Read More »

3 Ways to Make Your Life Simple and Successful Again

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*Via MarcandAngel.Com* We all have days, weeks, months and – for some – even years of feeling anxious and overwhelmed with the work we have yet to do.  It’s an elusive feeling that aches from deep within.  From the outside, people think you have it all together, but they can’t see what’s going on in your head.  Stress fills your ... Read More »

It’s Said That The Path You’re Attracted To Reveals Your Personality And Fortune

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*Via HigherPerspectives.Com* The premise of this quiz is pretty simple. Pick the path below that draws you in the most and we’ll tell you what it means for yourself. Just picture yourself in a gentle forest. If you like, click play on the video below. It’ll help you put yourself there. Ready to find out what your path means? Here ... Read More »

What it’s like to have the social network of a celebrity, without actually being famous

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*Via Anil Dash for Medium.Com* I’ve got more Twitter followers than you. I’ve got more Twitter followers than Ted Cruz, and I’m only a little bit behind Björk. If my followers were a state, we’d be creeping up on Wyoming in terms of population. Having half a million followers on Twitter is a genuinely bizarre experience, especially considering I’m just ... Read More »

A Gradual Approach to Healthy Eating

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* A lot of us have tried various diets over the years, with little success. I remember trying about half a dozen different diets when I was trying to lose weight, and none of them stuck for more than a few weeks. Why is that? A few reasons: You’re trying to change a lot of things at once — ... Read More »

10 Reckless Qualities That Make People Successful Before They Turn 30

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*Via EliteDaily.Com* What the young people lack in experience, they often make up in cockiness and recklessness — qualities that, surprisingly enough, give 20-year-olds a competitive edge. The younger we are, the more likely we are to do first and ask questions later. While this most often works against us, it’s also allowed room for some impressive successes for those ... Read More »

7 Discipline-Mastering Practices

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*Via Zenhabits.Net* A craftsman masters his trade by repeated practice, with care and continual learning, with devotion to the purpose. It takes the same kinds of things to master the craft of discipline: Repeated practice Single-minded devotion to the purpose Continual learning Care I’ve been giving some thought to what it takes to master the craft of discipline, and have ... Read More »

10 Secrets to Influencing Absolutely Anyone

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*Via Inc.Com* Ever wish you were better at getting people to do what you want? You can be. All it takes is practice and desire. I know this from experience. When I first got involved in the American Society of Journalists and Authors, I quickly learned a few things about freelance writers. They’re (mostly) brilliant. They’re creative and articulate, accustomed to living literally ... Read More »

Women and Weed 2 … Lessons and Sessions (By @AujaBomaye)

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First off, I gotta send a special shout out to everybody who read and liked the last installation of Women & Weed. It’s all for the culture. I luh yall man. I gotta preface this by saying I’m in no way downing my non-smoking sistren. I never have and never will talk down on folks who don’t smoke. This is ... Read More »

15 Things You Don’t Owe Anyone At All (Though You Think You Do)

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* Via LifeHack.Org * Many choices we make in life—ranging from what we do, to how we conduct ourselves, and who we interact with—are subject to prying questions and commentary from those around us. Family members, friends, and even total strangers, it often seems like everyone has an opinion on the things we do, no matter how small or insignificant those ... Read More »

13 Signs You Are Meant To Be Self-Employed

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* Via Forbes.Com * Your boss is driving you crazy because of his short-sightedness. You don’t get along with the other employees because you keep taking control of team projects and bossing everyone around. You are sick of your great ideas being ignored. You are frustrated at the status quo and the lack of innovation in your field. Maybe you’ve ... Read More »

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