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My Struggle with Perfectionism and How I’m Overcoming It


If you were a self-aware perfectionist, you would understand my struggle. Why self-aware? Well, some perfectionists are not even aware they’re driving themselves and others crazy. They probably don’t even realize that their circle of friends is getting smaller. Perfectionism is a double-edged sword. It can be a good thing. You wouldn’t want, say a mediocre surgeon performing surgery on…

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30 Amazing Accidental Inventions


These accidental inventions were made by mistake but it turned out to be extremely brilliant. So, you see, we shouldn’t be afraid of making mistakes. If these inventors were fearful about creating something new, then we would never enjoy using these marvelous products. Hope this list will inspire you to get out there and make your ideas happen. 1. CORN…

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Useful Websites to Learn for Free


Image source/ credit: authenticbusinessgrowth.com Web surfing doesn’t have to be meaningless. I’ve spent a hell lot of time browsing random sites when I’m not particularly busy. While I used to waste my time hooked to things that aren’t exactly useful, I gradually came to realization that I shouldn’t be a mindless web-surfer. That was when I started exploring sites that I…

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Different Mentors for Different Stages in Life


In this post, I’m going to share my own experience as a mentee in the whole mentoring process. When I was in university, I had a mentor, M, who gave me great guidance and support in building up my self esteem and motivation. After graduation, I went on to work with him and I learned even more. But as I…

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The Benefits of Spending Less Time on Social Media


If I take a moment and think about each of my social media profiles, I still feel the excitement when I first signed up. I just love typing down my details and writing about who I am and what I do. But once the profile is up and running, I wouldn’t even log in to check them for weeks, months…

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Protecting Your Privacy Online


Our activities online are tracked by mostly advertisers using web cookies. I’m sure we’ve always known this but some of us have never taken a proactive action to protect our privacy online, including myself. After reading an article called The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here’s The Creepier Technology That Comes Next [Forbes] today, I quickly downloaded Ghostery so that I’ll be…

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Don’t Ask for Opinions


You probably heard the phrase many times before, “Opinions are the cheapest commodity.” People love to give it and they love to ask for it. I’m not a big fan of opinions when it comes to personal issues such as family, relationship and anything to do with people. I don’t ask for it and I don’t want to give it. I…

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The Need to Be Right


It’s typical of human nature that they need to prove themselves right. It’s the satisfaction derived from knowing they’re right regardless positive or negative. Once I met someone who was so good at persuading me that he’s not good in sales. After our chat, I said to him, “Actually you ARE good in sales. You’ve sold me the idea that…

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