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Personal Development

Personal Development

12 Frequently Asked Questions About Student Loan Debts
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12 Frequently Asked Questions About Student Loan Debts

For millions of Americans, student loan debts are something that is always in the back of their minds. They can be very complicated, and this can lead to a lot of questions. We’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about student loan debt to give you the answers you seek in one place below.1What types of student loans are available for college expenses?You can break student loans down into three broad categories. There may be Federal Pell Grants available, but you can borrow from the government if you don’t qualify. Your choices are Direct Stafford loans, Perkins loans, or PLUS loans. Direct Stafford loans come in Subsidized and Unsubsidized forms, Perkins loans are for students in great financial need, and PLUS loans are for a college student’s parents to apply for...
9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs
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9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs

Whether you are a full-time office worker, a freelancer, or entrepreneur, get ready to pile your bricks and really get stuff done! The population percentage of remote workers is on the rise. Several organizations are getting used to their employees working virtually from anywhere in the world. Working from home allows flexibility, reduces the ”office” work tension, and bossophobia. It is all fun and exciting when you work from your comfort zone until you realize you are falling behind on your target or goals. The “work-from-home” life has its downside, but it is nothing you cannot handle. Here are 9 productivity tips that would make you successful in your work from home career.1Set Up a Work Plan When you work from home, you need to set up a work schedule you actually stick to. Work-...
How to Shape Your Startup into a Brand
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How to Shape Your Startup into a Brand

According to Seth Godin, a brand is defined as:“The expectations, stories, memories, and relationships that account for a consumer’s choice of a product or service over another.” In simple terms, a brand is what your business does to create a memorable impression in the mind of your audience. From color to logo design, product selection fonts, and other factors, contributes to your brand. But more significantly, it is a reflection of your business values, practices, and the motivation for why you started on the journey. That said, here some steps you can follow to build your brand. Steps to Build Your Startup Brand Essentially, what you need to build a brand is a business name, a logo, colors, fonts, and brand personality. But it’s not as straightforward. You need a lot of research befo...
Master Peace Box: Meditation-Infused Art Classes, Delivered Monthly
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Master Peace Box: Meditation-Infused Art Classes, Delivered Monthly

Do you ever read about other people’s creative hobbies and think, “Man, that sounds like a lot of fun”? Do you ever look through creative Pinterest pages and think, “You know, I bet I could do that?” There’s something about art that instantly evokes a feeling of joy and relaxation—or at least it does for me. Maybe it’s memories of carefree childhood afternoons spent creating Lego houses and playdough sculptures. Or maybe it’s the fantasy of being an artsy kind of person—eccentric, free-spirited, and driven by passion and awe. Whatever your personal draw, there’s one thing we have in common, us aspiring amateur artists: We love the idea of being creatively zenned out, and we’re always excited for an opportunity to get lost in a state of fun and flow. If this sounds like you, you’re gon...
3 Ways to Break Through When You’re Burning Out and Ready for a Change
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3 Ways to Break Through When You’re Burning Out and Ready for a Change

In the midst of particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far. On my birthday many moons ago, when Google and I were both a lot younger, I Googled “how to change your life when you’re burning out” to see what would come up. I had been feeling hopelessly trapped in a cycle of busyness—like I was racing around in circles every day without any meaningful progress. And it was time to find a better roadmap because I was literally getting depressed with the same old grind. Granted, I was working 60+ hours a week, struggling with a failing business, and coping with the recent deaths of two loved ones. The stress and pace of life just seemed to keep me busy from sunrise to midnight every day without much...
30 Men Share Their Honest Feelings About Their Penis Size
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30 Men Share Their Honest Feelings About Their Penis Size

Women aren’t the only ones who struggle with their appearance. Here is what a few guys from Ask Reddit have to say about their penises. 1. The only other penises I’ve seen were porn stars’, so I have no idea if mine is big or small. 2. I’m the definition of ‘grower, not a shower’. It’s a great dick when I’m hard, good size and curved just the right way, but it’s so damn small when in flaccid to the point that I’m too embarrassed to even show my partner of three years. It’s a weird mindset. 3. I’m uncircumcised and at first I felt weird when I found out it wasn’t the norm in the U.S. Then when I got to college and had a lot more sexual experiences I felt a lot better about it because I never had a girl complain about it, but I mean honestly it just looks li...
When You Love Someone, You Should Be Vulnerable With Them
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When You Love Someone, You Should Be Vulnerable With Them

Your instinct might be to protect your heart and keep your guard high, but you can’t stay closed off forever. Once you let someone into your world, once you make a commitment to them, you can’t keep dodging conversations and keeping secrets. You’re allowed to move at your own pace, but you need to slowly start letting your person into your private world. You don’t want to push them away on accident. You don’t want to hurt them in the process of trying to protect yourself. When you love someone, you should allow yourself to act vulnerable around them. You shouldn’t feel like you have to censor yourself in order to impress them. You shouldn’t walk on eggshells because you’re worried about chasing them away. Showing your real, raw, authentic self is part of ...
What Each Zodiac Sign Is In Denial About
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What Each Zodiac Sign Is In Denial About

Aries You don’t want to admit that you have feelings for a certain someone. Taurus You don’t want to admit that you’re struggling and need help. Gemini You don’t want to admit you need to change your bad habits. Cancer You don’t want to admit you’ve been treating yourself poorly. Leo You don’t want to admit how much you miss a certain someone. Virgo You don’t want to admit you have no idea what you’re doing with your life. Libra You don’t want to admit you no longer connect with someone you care about deeply. Scorpio You don’t want to admit you’re unhappy with your current circumstances. Sagittarius You don’t want to admit you’ve taken a wrong turn and need to find a new path. Capricorn You don’t want to admit you’ve wasted too much time on someone toxic....
5 Steps to Becoming Insanely, Spectacularly, Wildly Successful… or Whatever
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5 Steps to Becoming Insanely, Spectacularly, Wildly Successful… or Whatever

Step 1: Ignore every step-by-step system for success, including probably this oneLook, I know you want to be that big badass with the sweet ass house and all the fancy letters after your name, but let’s be honest for a second. Insane, spectacular success is achieved by doing something exceptional and extraordinary.To achieve something exceptional and extraordinary, you must—by definition—do something that few or no other people are doing or willing to do. Therefore, wild, insane, spectacular success can only be achieved by actively going against what others have done and/or believing you can do things that others believe they cannot do. Therefore, anything that can accurately be codified into a step-by-step system on the internet is full of shit and not going to help you achieve this kind ...
When Someone You Love Is Stuck In A Toxic Relationship
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When Someone You Love Is Stuck In A Toxic Relationship

When someone you love is in a toxic relationship, you want to rescue them. You want to help them see how unhealthy their situation is. You want to talk them into a breakup. You want to convince them they deserve better than what they’re settling for. You want them to see what you see. A beautiful soul getting manipulated and torn down by someone who claims to love them. When someone you love is in a toxic relationship, you’re not sure how much you should interfere. You don’t want them to get hurt, but you also know their relationship is none of your business. If you get too involved, they might get annoyed with you. There’s a chance they will push you away instead of pushing their partner away. There’s a chance you could lose them because they are too att...