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Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles

No Sweat! How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness – a book Review. We start out with the best intentions. We’re going to exercise more and get in shape! Then five days a week at the gym turns into two… then becomes none. We hit the snooze button and skip the morning run.

Link: Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
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Kuzma: Biega big on mastering mental challenges of excelling on demand

SAN JOSE, Calif. Following frenetic forays in which Alex Biega put up eye-popping numbers and raised eyebrows Tuesday at Rogers Arena, he was asked to play figure skating judge Thursday. After all, the undersized Vancouver Canucks’ defenceman had seven shots, 10 shot attempts, six hits, two blocked shots, an even rating, a giveaway and a minor penalty in 17:37 of ice time during a 7-5 loss to the Montreal Canadiens.

Link: Kuzma: Biega big on mastering mental challenges of excelling on demand
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5 Ways to Stay Motivated to Finish What You Started

There must be a reason why many people quite often start projects or tasks, big or small, and at some point while working on the tasks they feel overwhelmed, frustrated and stressed, so much so that in the end they quit or feel like quitting. When they are in a state of overwhelm or frustration their motivation to keep working is hindered.

Link: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated to Finish What You Started
via www.pickthebrain.com

TED Radio Hour

Are deception and secrecy categorically wrong? Or can they be a necessary means to an end? This hour, TED speakers share stories of going undercover to explore unknown territory, and find the truth. Guests include poet and activist Theo E.Wilson, journalist Jamie Bartlett, counter-terrorism expert Mubin Shaikh, and educator Shabana Basij-Rasikh.

Link: TED Radio Hour
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