• Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
  • When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
  • Follow the three Rs:
    • Respect for self
    • Respect for others
    • Responsibility for all your actions.
  • Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
  • Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
  • Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
  • When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
  • Spend some time alone every day.
  • Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
  • Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
dec 13 2011 ∞
jul 31 2017 +
  • Don’t cross your arms or legs. You have probably already heard you shouldn’t cross your arms as it might make you seem defensive or guarded. This goes for your legs too. Keep your arms and legs open.
  • Have eye contact, but don’t stare. If there are several people you are talking to, give them all some eye contact to create a better connection and see if they are listening. Keeping too much eye-contact might creep people out. Giving no eye-contact might make you seem insecure. If you are not used to keeping eye-contact it might feel a little hard or scary in the beginning but keep working on it and you’ll get used to it.
  • Don’t be afraid to take up some space. Taking up space by for example sitting or standing with your legs apart a bit signals self-confidence and that you are comfortable in your own skin.
  • Relax your shoulders. When you feel tense it’s easily winds up as tension in your shoulders. They mig...
nov 27 2011 ∞
dec 22 2011 +
  • Go to bed thirty minutes earlier than usual.
  • Get up twenty minutes earlier than usual.
  • Make a list
  • Before you go to sleep, prepare for the morning.
  • Bring a hat and an umbrella.
  • Carry a notebook everywhere
  • Don’t wear tight clothes or uncomfortable shoes.
  • Get away from the computer
  • Listen to a favorite song.
  • Try Free Writing
  • Keep extra cash and stamps in the house.
  • Be polite and be fair.
  • Laugh out loud.
  • Have a good book to read.
  • Keep an extra set of keys.
  • Exercise.
  • Always keep your passport in the same pla...
dec 1 2011 ∞
jul 30 2017 +
  • grapefruit
  • green tea
  • yogurt
  • almonds
  • coffee
  • turkey
  • apples
  • spinach
  • beans
  • jalapenos
  • broccoli
  • oatmeal
  • soy milk
  • curry
  • cinnamon
nov 30 2011 ∞
dec 13 2011 +
  • avoiding things
  • biting nails
  • counting calories
  • cracking joints
  • cursing
  • day dreaming
  • fidgeting
  • going to bed after 3 in the morning
  • judging others
  • lying
  • overeating
    • because I'm bored or sad
    • because the food is there
  • procrastinating
  • sleeping during the day
  • spending too much time on the internet
  • stalking people
  • talking to myself
    • talking to my dog
dec 3 2011 ∞
dec 13 2011 +
  • basic math
  • being patient
  • cartwheels
  • concentrating
  • deciding
  • folding clothes
  • forgetting people
  • holding a pencil correctly
  • keeping still
  • making friends
  • physical coordination
  • pronouncing certain words
  • remembering
  • screaming
  • singing
  • sleeping
  • thinking of comebacks quickly during an argument
  • touching my toes
  • tying shoelaces
  • understanding jokes
dec 3 2011 ∞
apr 17 2012 +
  • Solve puzzles and brainteasers.
  • Cultivate ambidexterity. Use your non-dominant hand to brush your teeth, comb your hair or use the mouse. Write with both hands simultaneously. Switch hands for knife and fork.
  • Embrace ambiguity. Learn to enjoy things like paradoxes and optical illusions.
  • Learn mind mapping.
  • Block one or more senses. Eat blindfolded, wear earplugs, shower with your eyes closed.
  • Develop comparative tasting. Learn to properly taste wine, chocolate, beer, cheese or anything else.
  • Find intersections between seemingly unrelated topics.
  • Learn to use different keyboard layouts. Try Colemak or Dvorak for a full mind twist!
  • Find novel uses for common objects. How m...
dec 12 2011 ∞
dec 13 2011 +
  • Say goodbye.
  • Climb to the top of a tree and take a picture of the view.
  • Feel the news.
  • Repair something.
  • Make a field guide to your yard.
  • Perform the phone call someone else wished they could have.
  • Teach us an exercise.
  • Make an encouraging banner.
  • Make an educational public plaque.
  • Describe your ideal government.
  • Write a press release about an everyday event.
  • Interview someone who has experienced war.
  • Record the sound that is keeping you awake.
  • Lipsync to shy neighbor's Garth Brooks cover.
  • Make a portrait of your friend's desires....
nov 29 2011 ∞
dec 13 2011 +
  • Go for a walk. Draw or list things you find on the the sidewalk.
  • Write a letter to yourself in the future.
  • Buy something inexpensive as a symbol for your need to create, (new pen, a tea cup, journal). Use it everyday.
  • Draw your dinner.
  • Find a piece of poetry you respond to. Rewrite it and glue it into your journal.
  • Glue an envelope into your journal. For one week collect items you find on the street.
  • Expose yourself to a new artist, (go to a gallery, or in a book.) Write about what moves you about it.
  • Find a photo of a person you do not know. Write a brief bio about them.
  • Spend a day drawing only red things.
  • Draw your bike.
  • Make a list of everything you buy in the ...
nov 29 2011 ∞
dec 13 2011 +