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How To: Set SMART Goals In 10 Ways

10 Ways to Make Your Goals Easier to Achieve Do you have goals in your life? Most people do. You may want to lose weight, advance your career, or make your relationship better. You think about where you want to be and then find a way to get from where you are to where you want to be.

How To: Stop procrastinating by rewarding yourself

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop procrastinating by rewarding yourself. To do this, you should first select one task you've been putting off for a long time. Then, time yourself and give the task one full hour of your time. Ignore everything else you have to do during this time, don't take breaks and let anything bother you. When you are finished with the task, give yourself a reward for completing this job! This will help you finish your task at hand and get things done more effectivel...

How To: Entice more opportunities with feng shui at home

In this video we learn how to entice more opportunities with feng shui at home. First, find your focus room with an energy map to find the career area. This room is from the front door walking in. Use water, because this is the element for positive career changes. Put a painting of depth that makes you feel like the wall is not right in front of you. Also, add a table with rounded corners and musical instruments or something that you need for your career. This will ensure that you walk into a...

How To: Become a US citizen with a DUI on record

In this video, we learn how to become a US citizen with a DUI on record. The law says that in order for your to become a citizen, you must show good moral character for five years after your DUI. A DUI is not considered good moral character, but it does not make you ineligible. If you are under probation, then you will not be able to apply to be a US citizen. If you are NOT on probation, then you will have better chances of getting your citizenship. Good luck on your approval and make sure yo...

How To: Build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home. You can easily change the energy that is in your home to help it bring a more positive vibe to you and others who walk into it! A simple change can be made in even the hallway! If you just put down a beautiful desk with a candle, beautiful plant, and light painting above it you can transform your hallway. This will give you higher self-esteem and a better feeling about yourself as well. Do these little tricks ...

How To: Stop waiting for life to happen

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop waiting for life to happen. Do you want to meet a woman but you are too scared? Well don't be! You need to get out there and start living your life, not waiting around for something to happen. Once you stop waiting and get out there, you will be surprised at how many women want to meet you and date you. Get rid of your fear and start to become confident. Even if you're not confident, just say to yourself that you are and then you will become what you tel...

How To: Stop procrastinating to achieve your goals

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop procrastinating to achieve your goals. Procrastination is an avoidance behavior that can indicate a deeper psychological disorder. To get out of putting it off, make a schedule for yourself! Figure out how long it will take you to finish tasks and then put the time you need to do these on your calendar. Next, create accountability so someone will make sure you are keeping up on your tasks. Also, find meaning in the tasks that you need to do and make them...

How To: Divert your mind away from an anxiety attack

When you're experiencing an anxiety attack, there's almost nothing you can do to calm yourself down. At least, nothing that has worked for you yet. In this video, Chantilliscious offers up five of her tips for diversion tactics against anxiety. These are really simple tips, but when you're having an anxiety attack, the obvious is always elusive.

How To: Deal with school drama, rumors, bullying and peer pressure

In this video, you'll get some much needed advice for dealing with high school and middle school related issues as a girl. Every teenager deals with horrible issues with their peers, but women have harder times dealing with this problems. Here, you'll get some advice on things like school drama, rumors, sex, bullying, peer pressure, etc. Hopefully this will help you girls out.

How To: Answer medical school interview questions

Medical school, quite the undertaking! You've gotten the good grades and made sure your MCAT scores are good, but interviews aren't your strong suit, are they? Don't worry! In this great video, Dr. Robert Hasty goes over the in's and out's of the interview process for admissions board and what you can do to have the least amount of failure when going in for your interview.

How To: Overcome depression by increasing your intake of Vitamin D or UV light

Depression can come with physical symptoms - such as poor sleeping habits or aching joints. The theory explained in this video is that there is a relationship between the physical symptoms of an overactive immune system and depression. By supplementing a diet with Vitamin D and UV light, and thereby altering one's immune system, one can allieviate the symptoms of depression.

How To: Deal with overwhelming anxiety & depression

In this tutorial, we learn how to deal with overwhelming anxiety and depression. Most people go through anxiety in their life, but just don't know how to deal with it properly, which is when it leads to depression. If you aren't the type of person to get diagnosed with prescription drugs, there are ways to deal with it on your own. A great way to help is to have a friend or someone that you can talk to, including maybe even a clinical psychologist. Another thing that helps is to write. You ca...

How To: Organize & manage your work emails better

In this Motivation & Self Help video tutorial you will learn how to organize & manage your work emails better. For many people, sorting through and managing emails is a real challenge. You will learn what to watch out for when you write an email. The nature of the emails you receive partly depends on the emails you send out. If you write vague or incomplete emails, you will not receive a reply or get the reaction you expected. You must follow these rules while writing emails. In the 'To' fiel...

How To: Improve your short-term memory with brain exercises

In this video, we learn how to improve short-term memory. There are many brain exercises that can help, that will jump start your abilities. Remember to focus your attention, take mental snapshots, and connect your snapshots with memory. This will help you not only remember different things, but it will also help you to connect pictures and different details along with it. Just small things like this while you are younger can help improve your short-term memory while you are both younger and ...

How To: Overcome shyness quickly

In this tutorial, Peter Murphy tells us how to overcome shyness. The first step to do this is to build an unstoppable self-confidence in ourselves. The second skill is to develop excellent communication skills. This isn't just being good at talking to other people, it's by learning to improve each and every day. If you put attention on becoming more confident, each day you will find that shyness becomes less of an issue for you. If you practice being more outgoing and meeting new people in di...

How To: Overcome social anxiety

Learn to take back control if social anxiety is getting in the way of your life. The first step is to take control of conversations at social functions by asking questions. This will help you to direct the conversation more and not feel like you have no control. Next, learn to always have an exit plan for any social function you might attend. Planning an exit strategy beforehand will help you to relax. Finally, be kind and loving to yourself. Don't beat yourself up and take the time to be mor...

How To: Boost your self confidence

Need more self-confidence! Listen up! Tired of not getting a raise, a date or more social invites? Self confidence plays a major impact on our social standing and our job performance. Work on these six suggestions from Daily Idea and you'll be amazed at the increase in how you feel about yourself.

How To: Write an effective letter of complaint

Step1. Make sure you get your facts straight. Note down the dates, names, and numbers, what was said etc while talking over the phone. It is also essential that when you present your letter of complaint that it is chalked full of facts so that when it reaches a decision maker you may get justice properly. Do not write a novel that is 30 pages. Keep it short and write in bullets. Remember that they are interested in facts only.

How To: Swallow pills easier

Ray provides information that hopefully will help you swallow pills easier and quicker. First go to the mirror, open your mouth and say ahhh. Look how big the hole is that allows you to swallow the pill! Put the pill on the back of your tongue as far as you possibly can. Practice with the tongue at this point putting the pill not half way, but all the way to the back. Next, close your mouth. When you close your mouth, your tongue goes back down anyway and the pill goes down your throat. The f...

How To: Build confidence on the phone and in voicemails

In this video Patricia Stark shows how to display voice mail confidence. Studies show that it takes only three seconds for somebody to size you up over the phone. You can know a lot about the person speaking on the other end of the phone and so you need to sound very confident while speaking to other persons. It is proved that when you smile when you are speaking on the phone it changes the whole delivery of your tone and if you are sitting there carelessly it will be reflected in your voice....

How To: Look good in pictures with Carson Kressley

Many people suffer from camera-shyness, or a reluctance to have their pictures taken. The reasons vary; some people are generally insecure about their appearance, others feel that their pictures don't match the way they want to be shown. Carson Kressley, from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy and How to Look Good Naked, offers the following advice: relax! Tight smiles, defensive body language, and insincere emotions can easily ruin a picture. Try to be spontaneous: if you want to smile, look at ...

How To: Build confidence by remembering people's names

This video describes how build your confidence by remembering peoples' name. This Confidence Quickbite explains that a person's name is the sweetest sound to him/her and will make them feel special if you remember it. If you don't remember a person's name he/she may think that he/she is not important enough for you to care enough to remember. To remember names a simple trick is to say the name back to the person in conversation right after he/she tells you it. Then try to think of anybody els...

How To: Lift your spirits with feng shui in your home

Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to lift your spirits with feng shui in your home. First, find your focus room with your energy map. Lay the energy map on top of your home floor plan and see that the self knowledge area is in the lower left section of your home along the line of your front door. In this case, the self knowledge area is the bedroom closet. There's no hiding in feng shui. You can't throw stuff into a closet and hope that it won't affect you. Clutter clogs ...

How To: Build confidence by sharing your smile

This video is presented by Patricia Stark. The Patricia Stark says "smile and the whole world smiles with you". She goes onto say that smiling breaks the ice and can let people know your intentions. She mentions that body language experts state that people who do not smile are usually not confident and not prepared. The same studies show that people view those who smile as more intelligent. If you want to look confident and knowledgeable in your next presentation, make sure you smile! Patrici...

How To: Build confidence with anti-bacterial wipes

In general, this video is approximately one minute and eight seconds long. The host speaks about personal hygiene by using a small packet of antibacterial wipes. She generalizes the use of this product, which includes hand sanitation, cleanup, and emergency antibacterial use. She specifically speaks about deodorizing the underarms. She relates to the audience about forgetting to use deodorant and how using the antibacterial wipes will help fight bacterial body odor, but clearly states it won'...

How To: Get rich quick with feng shui at home

Feng shui helps to create positive energy at your home. It drives away the negative energy from your home. Eventually the people living in that home will get good thoughts. Thoughts make a person good or bad. Thoughts can make you rich or poor. You can change your life by making some simple changes at your home. This space lift can do wonders for you. In the energy map, wealth area is at the far left hand corner of the house. dry flowers bring negative energy and losses to your home. Therefor...

How To: Build confidence in the bedroom

Patricia Stark has helped to regain confidence in your bedroom she's not telling us how to be a Sex God or to sleep around she’s just helping us be confident about ourselves. She tells us to avoid thoughts about fatigue, looks and complexion about size and figure. People that cheat only do it to make themselves feel better.

How To: Build confidence by untangling a necklace or bracelet

In this video from Patricia Stark of Craving Confidence teaches how to build confidence by untangling a necklace or bracelet. She says that the last thing you need before a big meeting or interview or event when you are on the road is to be untangling a necklace. She recommends saving the tiny Ziploc bad that is used to carry extra buttons for clothes and clothing. Small plastic space seems to keep the jewelry from tangling to itself. You can also use them as small compartments from keeping t...

How To: Stop getting overwhelmed

In this video from RawRadiantHealth Natasha talks to us about getting back to basics and not getting overwhelmed. A lot of times we can feel like we have too many responsibilities and we can get burnt out. Having a strong foundation and basics like getting enough sleep, eating your meals, your home is clean, you're taking care of yourself can really help you. When the foundation is a bit shaky these things can overwhelm us. If the basics are not taken care of the rest of your life can be a me...

How To: Stop procrastination by dealing with the facts

glemo teaches you how to stop procrastination. This is like termites eating at the foundation of a house. It eats you up inside and you need to learn self control and discipline. You have to discipline yourself to do the things you do now, or you will feel regret later. First off, you need to diagnose your problem and admit it. Think of your life or your activity as an onion. There are different layers and different components. You need to break your task into smaller ones. You have to trick ...

How To: Stop procrastinating by altering your daily routine

This video shows us how to stop procrastinating by altering your normal routine. One way – to start with – is to understand why you procrastinate at all. Some people think that what they do is going to be judged on who they are. Some people think that they have to do everything perfectly. One of the most important things that you can do is make a schedule and then stick to it. Also you can practice the ‘good enough’ principle – realizing that you don't have to do it perfectly and that you are...

How To: Build confidence by being organized & killing clutter

In this Craving Confidence video the instructor Patricia Stark talks about how to gain confidence. When your disorganized you are all over the place. You have trouble focusing on one thing because you see piles of more than one thing all around you. This clutter kills motivation by overwhelming you. Clutter makes you good stuff look bad. You cant see the quality and care for the finer things that you have invested in when they are all crammed in with all that stuff you collected over the year...

How To: Build confidence against pickle pusses and poker faces

Craving Confidence with Patricia Stark explains how to build confidence against pickle pusses and poker faces. First, don't judge a book by its cover because when a person is IN DEEP THOUGHT or listening intently, their facial expressions can be misleading. Some people, when they adopt a neutral face, can look downright intimidating. The person maybe be in the middle of a mental exit and be someplace else in their mind. You can bring the person back into the moment by asking them a question o...

How To: Know the steps to becoming a US citizen

To become an American citizen you would first have to fill out an application, then take a naturalization examination. Providing that you have been a legal resident in the U.S. for more than five years, you would then have to appear at a court hearing. You have to be eighteen years old, have good moral character, and be loyal to the United States. You would need to know how to read, write, understand and speak the English language; and have a general knowledge of our country's history, our go...