Nov 072010
 

Bela Lugosi as Dracula 1931 by Nice Dawg

I am a big fan of Count Dracula. But even so, I am not blind to his failings. Despite his great powers, patience and planning, Dracula, the resident bad ass of Bram Stoker’s novel, failed to prevail against the heroes and came to a grisly end. His embarrassing death aside, the story of Count Dracula can serve as a cautionary tale. Without further ado, let us see what the world’s most famous vampire could have done better.
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Oct 042010
 
Fight by Marcello99

Carrying out a successful retreat is tricky as the odds are against you. A well-planned retreat is not the same as defeat or flight. It does not mean leaving the field open to your enemy as you flee for your life. A well-planned retreat is a sign of awareness and prudence. It is a coordinated withdrawal in the face of danger to a place of safety. From here, you can preserve your strength while finding a way to turn things around. But how does one conduct a retreat? Read on to find out.
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Sep 282010
 

The final stage of changing a bad habit is making sure the change is permanent. It is pointless to make that change based on willpower alone only to lapse back to your old ways when your guard is down. The change has to be lasting and effortless. During my quest to change my habit of viewing failure in a negative light, I employed a few strategies. Read on to find out what they were.
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Aug 262010
 
Forest Waterfall by bradwick

Water is one of the most adaptable substances in the world. Apart from sustaining life, it also has many varied uses. Due to its common usage, it is easy to take water for granted. But if you look a little more closely, you will find that water holds the secret to dealing with many of life’s problems. The sages and the masters knew this when they spoke of emulating the qualities of water.
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