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!

The best kids films are never really for kids alone - they hold hidden wisdom for adults too. Here are 10 classic kids films that do just that.

10 Classic Kids Films That Hold Hidden Wisdom For Adults

When you were a kid, you probably watched a ton of movies featuring talking animals, kids who went days without checking in with their parents, and other equally ridiculous scenarios. In-between all that ridiculousness, of course, came those boring sentimental moments (you know, like at the end of every episode of Full House when the music came on …

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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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Everyone gets nervous or wonders about certain situations, but there are actually a few simple tricks - psychological life hacks - that work every time...

10 Psychological Life Hacks For Increased Self-Confidence and Insight

Wouldn’t it be great if life were like video games where you could simply put in a code to make things easier for you? Unfortunately, there’s no debug menu for the real world, and there certainly isn’t an infinite money cheat. However, there are many ways to “hack” our lives, as well as the people …

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

“After I hit that shot, I realized that I was in the zone. You don’t really realize it until you’re in the middle of it.” ~ Shane Battier, after scoring 27 points for Duke during the 1999 NCAA tournament   On fire. In the zone. Flowing. Whatever you choose to call it, we’ve all experienced …

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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.

“Inside every cynical person, there is a disappointed idealist.” ~ George Carlin 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 …

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