Matt Duczeminski

Matt Duczeminski writes for a variety of online publications focusing on career and life advice. He hopes that by supplying his audience with a daily dose of wisdom, he can do his part to make this world a better place. Follow him on Twitter!

Matt Duczeminski
Making this one simple change - flipping the relationship with your smartphone back to the proper balance of 'slave' & 'master' will...

Is Your Smartphone Making You Stupid? 4 Benefits of Taking Control Back.

FULL DISCLOSURE: I’m just as guilty as the rest of us of most of what I’m about to discuss, so please don’t think I’m writing this from a “better than you” perspective :-) I’d be willing to bet that most of you are reading this on your phone right now. I’m not saying this is …

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Pixar's 'Inside Out' was a movie packed with lessons for child and & alike - something that's been done before - but never in the manner this film achieved.

4 Important Lessons Child & Adult Alike Can Learn From the Movie ‘Inside Out’

Full disclosure: At the age of 30, I sat with my wife in a movie theatre full of children this summer and openly wept for roughly 94 minutes straight while watching an animated 11 year old come to terms with her feelings in the movie ‘Inside Out’. In what was possibly one of the most …

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Because stress can inhibit your ability to perform at your highest potential, knowing how to manage it and stay calm is incredibly important...

How To Stay Calm When You Know You’ll Be Stressed

Because stress can inhibit your ability to perform at your highest potential, knowing how to manage it is incredibly important. While we all deal with stress in unique ways, there are certain methods of alleviating anxiety that have proven to be universal to all humans. By dealing with physical and emotional stress systematically, you optimize …

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In the last decade, 'mindfulness' has moved from the status of buzzword into a comfortable place in the western cultural lexicon, and with that, into a pastiche of its original meaning. And that's the thing: its real power lies outside of language altogether...

Mindfulness: Not Only a Catalyst For Inner Peace, But World Peace as Well

You’ve most likely, at one time or another, thrown a rock into a lake and watched the ensuing ripples flow outward from the point of impact. Perhaps you realized the profound effect you’d had on the Earth in that very moment, or maybe you moved on with your life without giving your actions a second …

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Yes, you have voices in your head, whether you admit (or even know) it or not. These voices are, for most people, a curse, but they can be a blessing. Here are 3 steps to learning to hear and tame them.

The Only Difference Between A Crazy Person and You? Volume. Learning To Hear and Tame The Voices In Your Head.

When people hear others say something about the “voices in their head,” the knee-jerk reaction is usually to think that person is a little nutty. First of all, those who do such a thing are trivializing the plight of those who truly do hear voices in their head and can’t control them. And secondly, that’s …

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Hacking “The Zone”: How The World’s Top Athletes & Artists Access The Flow State, and How You Can Too

On fire. In the zone. The flow state. Whatever you choose to call it, we’ve all experienced this feeling at least once in our life — that moment when you’re completely engulfed by the task at hand, to the point that all else fades away. When the activity you’re doing becomes not just the most …

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Just about every single event that a person can experience on this Earth can be approached in one of two ways: cynically or enthusiastically. Which are you? A cynic or enthusiast? Do you even know? 

Are You A Cynic or Enthusiast? Your Quality of Life Hangs in the Balance– Literally.

Just about every single event that a person can experience on this Earth can be approached in one of two ways: cynically or enthusiastically. Which are you? A cynic or enthusiast? Do you even know?  Though not everyone sees things in such a black and white manner, there is always an air of subjectivity to …

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Many highly intelligent people still argue like children, even though they're the last to realize it. Are you one? Here are 4 psychological signs you know how to argue like an adult, not a child...

4 Psychological Signs You’ve Learned How To Argue Like an Adult, Not a Child

Log onto your Facebook feed and you won’t have to search long to find people arguing in the comment section of a recent news article or editorial. I’d ask you to take a moment and examine the tone of the voices you find there, but you’d have to be living in a cave not to …

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