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BRAIN PICKINGS - MARIA POPOVA's labor of love, turns 10 today! On this special occasion, she shares the 10 most important things she has learned about life in this first decade. Click to read:

Lora Martini is based in the Seattle area. Her work is greatly inspired by the US Northwest landscape. Her specialty is encaustic and oil painting. She displays some of her work at the Parklane Gallery, Kirkland, WA. Learn more about Lora's work at and about the Parklane gallery at

You may think that what you’ve developed in your childhood is what will define you for the rest of your life. Even if some of the habits and personal traits that we’ve developed are holding us back, our mind often chooses to ignore the damages and to resist any kind of change that might usurp the status quo............ Click the image below to read Vladimir Zivanovic article on the Lifehack Blog.