The Science of Gratitude [Infographic]

This is another piece than what I normally post on this blog.

4291193035_b893df8d66_mIt was prompted by the below beautiful infographic (courtesy of Mindvalley Academy) about the power of gratitude and the science behind it.

It reminded me that, in 45 years on this planet, I only started practicing gratitude in the past year or so.

Thank you, Oprah, for opening my eyes!
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The Secret of Being Productive

ID-100208085Do you often ask yourself what would do the trick for you to start that project you’ve been putting on hold for so long?

What makes you procrastinate?

Is it something that seems too daunting to accomplish?

In my experience, knowing that I have to accomplish a big task ahead (like writing an ebook or 30 guest posts in three months – ugh!) makes me anything but productive.

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Weekly Roundup: On SEO, Online Marketing and Success

ID-10097422I can never have enough of this abundance of information within the digital world.

I read a lot online as well as offline, whether it’s news, blogs and books. I watch TED talks too.

I research thoroughly to keep educating myself, which is of great benefit to me, but also to my clients as I work with them. More information for me is more power for them.

Every week so much good stuff comes my way, sometimes nearly effortlessly. I get emails from my readers who either ask me some great questions, or make suggestions and recommendations.

Speaking of effortlessly, a reader who particularly enjoys my weekly roundups, reached out to me a couple of days ago. We both have something in common. Brian Dean, the founder of, and I are monotaskers. YAY us!

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Weekly Roundup: On Marketing, Business and… a Shameless Plug

ID-100174617Whoa, this has been one hell of a week!

Besides being featured in Huffington Post – I still pinch myself – I came across a lot of goodies and learned some new things.

Here’s some of them:

Stop Sucking at Words: Content Marketing Tools & Tricks

Overit’s VP of Strategy Lisa Barone covers some of her favorite content marketing and social media super tools. She teaches you the tricks you should master as a content marketer “to uncover new opportunities and leveraging assets you already have – like your site analytics and the other members on your team.”

Announcing the Launch of My Content Marketing Agency!
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Weekly Roundup: On Naps, Affirmations, Playing It Safe and More

ID-10092140As of today, every Friday I will post a roundup of five articles that got my attention over the week.

It doesn’t matter how old they are as long as the content is timeless, useful and interesting.

Today’s roundup covers productivity and well-being related articles.

Without further ado, here are my five favorite pieces of the week:


How naps affect your brain and why you should have one every day

New Buffer Content Crafter Belle Beth Cooper strikes again with a fresh, elaborated-yet-packed-with-priceless-information post about how sleep affects us, the benefits of napping on our memory and learning process.
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