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Moll Flanders
  • From the book: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Moll Flanders
  • Written by: William Defoe

Moll Flanders is a beautiful woman who has the determination to succeed because of her greed and discontentment from being a servant. She went on to marry many men, some wealthy, some not, and she continued to live many lives -- as a thief, a wife, an escort, and so much more.

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Top 10 Famous Fictional Heriones

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Wimbledon championships

This internationally known tennis championship is held in late June or early July.


It is one of the four annual Grand Slam tennis events along with the Australian, French, and U.S. Opens. It is the only one still played on natural grass.

Social Psychology: Conformity

People are socially influenced by others, and change their behaviours in order to get along or fit in with the people around them. This involves agreeing with the majority, acting like everyone in a group, or behaving in a certain way to appear normal or ‘with it’ by the peers.

Conformity is basically yielding to group pressure, like when you go to watch a movie with office colleagues and do not like it at all, but may conform to the group by pretending to like it.

Why Do We Try so Hard to Be Like Other People and Conform?

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Romanticising your dream job

Landing your dream job can come with downsides, especially if your passions involve jobs with routine day-to-day tasks that you are less passionate about.

For example, you may expect to create fascinating algorithms in artificial intelligence jobs that will solve big problems but end up doing routine data collection and cleaning tasks.

When your dream job is a nightmare

theconversation.com

Tim Ferriss

If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.

Tim Ferriss Quotes to SPARK Action Today

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The term "emotional labour"

Our feelings are hard at work. In 1983, Arlie Russel Hochschild defined labour as requiring one to "induce or suppress feeling in order to sustain the outward countenance that produces the proper state of mind in others."

Clear examples of emotional labourer are therapists and other healthcare professionals, communications professionals, and educators. But we all do emotional labour when we empathise with our customers or plan a project at work.

What is emotional labor and why you're doing it at work

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Two Ways of Thinking

Carol Dweck, the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, identified two ways of thinking.

We either have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset. The people with the former believe that they are born with certain abilities and those are what determines their capacity in achieving success while the people with the latter believe that their abilities are built and developed over time.

The One Skill that Helped Me Grow in My Career

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The Elusiveness Of Beauty
  • Philosophers have long tried to understand beauty, the enigmatic, elusive phenomenon that has been a mainstay of poets for centuries.
  • Modern science cannot even tell us what beauty is, though they are studying where it exists and where it does not.
  • Various factors like proposition, harmony, symmetry, order, complexity and balance make up for an object to be aesthetically pleasing.
The Ski: A Timeline
  • Invented much before the wheel, the ski was a mode of survival for the Cro-Magnon man about 22000 years ago.
  • Two sticks attached to the feet was a lifesaver in harsh plains, swamps, ice and snowy mountains.
  • Cave drawings prove that man has used skis during the last ice age (The Palaeolithic Period).
  • Ski artefacts were first discovered in the 1960s and date back to 6000 BCE.

Where did skiing come from?

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Even if you've missed a day or two it's important to remember that every day is a new day and yesterday has nothing to do with today.

Let yourself live and learn how to not beat yourself up because of missed habits. Life is too short to live with burden.

Stop Worrying About Missed Habits - Darius Foroux

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