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How to Learn Using Symbols & Meaning

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People don’t change the world. People with ideas do. And not just people with ideas, but people who, accidentally or through conscious effort, charge their ideas with enough energy that they become something important to others. The strength of that belief, by the originator and others, elevates the idea into …

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Feeling Inner Abundance

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Feeling abundant is the opposite of feeling lack. To be spiritually abundant is to… – Feel full on the inside, which enables you to understand the difference between what you really need and just want – See the world as full of opportunities even hidden within those darker elements that …

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The Art of Professionalism

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People become students of various subjects to master them and reap benefits; they range from the cold and calculating sciences to the more empathetic arenas of music, dance and theater. Mental capacities are sharpened to handle social confrontations, creation and refinement of policies and building of communities through the realm …

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The Mind Map for Super Learning

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[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgJzG_4hiCc[/embedyt] Scene: Classroom Your professor starts the lecture and you immediately feel compelled to either zone out or capture every word. So you take out your trusty notebook, pen and start writing down every word the professor speaks. You write down every word she writes on the board. And …

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A Little Thank You (Letter) Can Go A Long Way

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[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=UUqvh1GRkIslY6G1e0IMrWOw[/embedyt] Sometimes a little thank you can go a long way. Appreciation is one of the inner gifts experienced when someone shows they value you. In some way, you’re acknowledged as a human being and it’s a rewarding feeling to know that, of the 7 billion people on the …

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How to Apply Science for Self-Cultivation

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One of the questions I’ve been asked a few times and tend to see when dealing with matters of self-cultivation is, “Where’s the scientific proof?” The question is both understandable and sensible given how we tend to experience our world. The scientific method gives us a framework for research and …