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What was man’s first attempt to fly?

Today­, the sight of condensation trailscrisscrossing the sky or aircraft lights blinkin­g against the stars are common occurrences. In fact, many parts of the world experience a near-constant ebb and flow of air traffic. This, however, is a recent phen­omenon in human history. For thousands of years, only birds took wing and all man could do was stand stranded beneath the vaulted heavens — dreaming of one ­day taking to …

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Ways To Stay Positive During Negative Situations

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Negative situations are inevitable. They are a part of life and sometimes come at the worst times when you least expect it. The most resilient people are the ones who can overcome a negative situation and still remain positive. It’s never easy, but it may help you out in the long run! With that being said, here are some simple tips …

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How To Learn A New Skill — And Actually Master It

A lack of necessary skills is almost always the gap between idea and execution. You’ve surely experienced the frustration that happens when you see an opportunity in your life, but lack the knowledge to act on it. We all have. You know you deserve to make more money, but you don’t know how to negotiate. You have a genius idea …

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Having a Rough Day? Try these!

Rough day? Maybe you woke up on the wrong side of the bed or maybe you’re having one of those I can’t catch a break kinda days. Sometimes we need a little pick me up, a reminder that tomorrow is a new day and not all days will be like this. Sometimes all we need is to tell ourselves everything …

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Morning Commute

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On average Americans spend roughly 42 hours a year commuting to and from work, a number that is steadily increasing thanks to congested roads. For those of us out there with a long commute its easy to feel like that time is wasted. Have you ever heard of the compound effect? It’s a book written by Darren Hardy. Basically the …

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What You Can Learn From Your Arch-nemesis

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Your Relationships Are Your Mirrors Alright, arch nemesis may be a little strong. But if I asked you to think of a person that grinds your gears or even a pet peeve that frustrates you to no end, does a specific person or pet peeve immediately come to mind? If it’s a person, what is it about that person that …

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Get out of your comfort zone

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The first day of spring is just around the corner. Spring is a time of life, rebirth, and new beginnings. I see this season as a time to challenge myself to get out of my comfort zone; an opportunity to try something new to further develop and better myself. For many years spring was the beginning of softball season. I would …

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The One Thing You Should Do During Every Staff Meeting

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Lets face it, staff meetings can be boring. Often times, employees are wonder why managers just don’t send out an email going over the points they wanted to hit. It’s quicker and more convenient. However, most managers use meetings as a time for productivity, brainstorming, and building team morale. If you’re feeling like your staff meetings need a boost, make …

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How To Train Your Mind For Happiness

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Imagine your boyfriend has just dumped you, leaving you blindsided and feeling rejected. You go to a friend to talk it out. She says, “Why of course he dumped you, your thighs are too big, you’re not as fit as you could be and you’re so needy.” Shocking, right? What if I told you that person wasn’t your friend at …

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One Act of Kindness for Every Day of the Month

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It’s easy for us to fall into the mundane routine of our everyday lives. We go from point A to point B almost robotically and keep our heads focused on our own agendas. Not to sound selfish… but simple random acts of kindness don’t just benefit the other person, they also help you feel good too! After all, we are “wired …

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