Posts I feel are especially worth remembering

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TEDx Talk: Reaching your personal escape velocity

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We must make a fundamental change to how we view ourselves, not as the product of our past, but for the potential of our future.
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International Speech Competition: I'm hungry for bugs

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The funny, but insightful story about how we tend to destroy what is most precious to us. A video from an international speech competition.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Finding fulfillment: 4 truths of personal progress

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These 4 truths about mastery and personal progress will help you find fulfillment, purpose, and direction in life, and will help you get past your failures.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

What you probably didn't know about doing little things

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Little things do give us a sense of accomplishment, which can be good in building momentum, but they can also help us justify putting off the big things that really move the needle.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

What is the greatest reason to change?

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There are lots of noble reasons to seek change in life. According to Vince Lombardi, chiefest among them is love.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Sleep Deprivation: how you sabotage your own success

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Sometimes we give too much credit to our failures, when what we really need is just a little more of this one key thing.
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Find perspective in this surprisingly effective lens for life

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Sometimes it helps to look at life through a different lens, or using a powerful analogy, this one tends to be highly effective in helping us view our life objectively.
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Consumption - how to fuel (or kill) anything

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The truth is, we often let the things that matter the most to us die, not because of anything we do, but because we don't do this one thing, critical to all life.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Invictus, the powerful story of overcoming adversity

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The poem Invictus, teaches us that we can't control the cards life deals us, but we can control what we do with those cards. We are the masters of our fate, we are the captains of our soul.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Stress: A means of propulsion in life

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As per my prior post, I was recently laid off, and just had my…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Lock-In: Why so many fail to progress in life

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A common decision-making error called "lock-in", which plagues so many people and prevents them from changing paths or moving forward in their lives.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Inputs: The real key to changing your life

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For our change initiatives to be successful, we have to get down the the core, what really drives change, this is what really matters.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Guiding Principles: a moral compass makes life easier

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Misery in life is the result of living without direction. For a life of happiness, fulfillment, purpose, and meaning, you need a strong moral compass.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Failure and critics - ignore them both

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The following is one of my favorite YouTube videos. When you…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Finding Fulfillment: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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The key to living a life of fulfillment and happiness is ensuring that these ascending needs are met.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Personal Disaster: An opportunity to change

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Change becomes biologically easier when facing personal disaster. Here's how you can take advantage of it.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

10 steps to make change easier

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Change is difficult, but by understanding the biology behind it, we uncover 10 powerful steps that can increase our chance of success, and even make it easier.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Moments of quiet reflection

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For us to find fulfillment and peace in life, it's critical that we regularly find time do this one simple thing. Stop.
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

How great leaders inspire action – the golden circle.

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The following TED talk, given by Simon Sinek, describes how it…
Life Engineering, a motivational, scientific self-help website to help you overcome your past and achieve success in life

Ken Robinson: The importance of creativity

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Ken Robinson gives a TED talk on "Do Public Schools Kill Creativity", and then makes a poignant argument about the failure of public schools.