Give Your Life A Voice Of Reason With These 15 Morgan Freeman Quotes

(Mayukh Saha) Morgan Freeman – the Academy-award winning actor has conquered the hearts of the young and the old. With movies like Seven, Shawshank Redemption and Million Dollar Baby under his belt, this brooding gentleman is clearly ruling Hollywood. Plus, you can often hear his soothing, thought-provoking voice-overs in famous documentaries.

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The Science Behind Giving Up — Why You Should Invest Yourself in Your Daily Tasks

(Justin Deschamps) Motivation is a subject of great study in psychology. Understanding how we motivate ourselves helps us live better lives. The following article discusses a study wherein scientists sought to understand how a specific neurotransmitter (pnVTA) becomes active when a subject stops seeking a reward. 

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Why an Experience-Oriented Mindset Beats Goal-Orientation — Mind Hacks For Better Motivation and Attitude

(Justin Deschamps) “Seek purpose not pleasure”—words of wisdom to live by. Life in the modern world is extremely challenging. Between keeping up with social media, the latest cultural trends, earning a living, and staying healthy—life is more stressful than ever. When we feel stress, we tend to reach for pleasure seeking activities and vices to lift our mood. Goal-oriented strategies emphasize staying focused, which is generally good advice. But if we’re not stopping to appreciate the fruit of our efforts, we’ll train our subconscious in ways that greatly hinder fulfillment and long-lasting motivation. 

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