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Money Secret #1: Buy Many Small Pleasures

Can money buy happiness? It can. At least in some ways. Financial security from money management reduces divorce rates, increases life span, and just plain feels good.1,2,3 Wealth purchases life-changing vacations, variety – the spice of life, and free time – with which to actually live life. Despite this, the average person with a family […]

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What No Child Left Behind Leaves Behind: The Roles of IQ and Self-Control in Predicting Standardized Achievement Test Scores and Report Card Grades

This study tests the hypothesis that report cards and standardized assessments test different things – specifically, that report cards focus more on testing self-control, and standardizes assessments on testing intelligence Their reasoning is that the individual components which build into a report card grade, like paying attention in class, doing homework, and showing effort, primarily require self-control. […]

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The Science of Accomplishment – 30 Motivational Skills To Get Your New Year’s Resolution Done

Confident that you’ll achieve your New Year’s resolution? Most people are. Only 12% succeed.1 88% of New Year’s resolutions fail. Let’s make this time different. Gamble and wish for the best, or take the long-term approach and guarantee eventual success. Develop The Skill of Accomplishment Accomplishment is not one inspirational technique or burst of willpower […]

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