Monthly Archives: March 2013

Quote of the Week: Mar 17, 2013

“Make your bargain before beginning to plow.”~Arabic Proverb

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How Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs Reveal Your Mental Health

“What do shoes, marshmallows and dogs have to do with basic mental health?” Well, you’ll have to read Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 to find the answers. The two-part article written by Noam Shpancer, Ph.D., sheds light on how the interplay between thoughts, emotions and behavior determines the saneness of our decisions.


Marshmallow consumption reveals much about a person’s mental maturity. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The article published by Psychology Today is highly recommended for anyone interested in making healthier life choices.

Please share your thoughts after reading the article.

Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 – Part 1

Shoes, Marshmallows and Dogs: Mental Health 101 – Part 2

@nycework tweet digest: 03/03-08/2013

Here are seven awareness-enhancing tweets posted by @nycework between March 3 and March 8, 2013, and include:

Personal Identification Number (PIN) exposed

Personal Identification Number (PIN) exposed
Photo credit: chrisjohnbeckett

  • A Spanish proverb stressing the importance of being vigilant;
  • an entrepreneur discussing eight life-enhancing skills that schools don’t teach and why it’s important to sharpen these skills;
  • an article providing insight into how, according to the Tax Policy Center, 46.4 percent of Americans paid no federal income tax in 2011;
  • an article revealing one little trick to get you back on track during times when purpose or motivation seem lost;
  • a research study linking lack of sleep to the disruption of hundreds of health-promoting genes, primarily genes that regulate the immune system, metabolism and the body’s stress response;
  • an infographic showing how criminals guess people’s PIN numbers and some tips on how to pick PIN numbers that are harder to guess;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with an infographic post showing eight items that are highly valuable to criminals and why you should consider not carrying them in your wallet…plus more.

Behold, the tweets. Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: Mar 10, 2013

“He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.”~Spanish Proverb

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@nycework tweet digest: 02/24 – 03/01/2013

Here are seven noteworthy tweets to aid your courageous advancement as an individual and a professional. These tweets were posted by @nycework between February 24 and March 1, 2013, and include:

  • An insightful quote from French Renaissance writer Michel Eyquem de Montaigne on living courageously;
  • a 15-minute, daily habit that can improve your life;
  • Part 5 of a five-part article about the top five first-aid tricks everyone should know, as suggested by Scott, an emergency medical technician;
  • seven ways to generate website traffic by breathing new life into your old blog posts;
  • an infographic showing some surprisingly dangerous items you might be carrying around that are highly attractive to identity thieves;
  • how to improve your reading speed without sacrificing comprehension;
  • and a link to @nycework’s tweet highlights from the week of February 17, 2013.

And now, the tweets. Enjoy! Continue reading

Quote of the Week: Mar 3, 2013

“Drink nothing without seeing it; sign nothing without reading it.”~Spanish Proverb

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