You are the average of the five people you spend most of your time with

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Take a look at this Lev S. Vygotsky quote:

“Through others we become ourselves.”

Simply put, we naturally identify ourselves with the people we spend most of our time with.

We become a product of our environment.

Not convinced?

Have you ever found yourself saying these famous words after you did something you regret?

“My friend said it was a good idea, so I did it!”.

If so don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’ve all been in a similar situation, a situation that could have been easily avoided if we were around more responsible friends.

But how do we find…

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Never accept the free lunch unless you want to fall victim to the Law of Reciprocation

From as young as I can remember my parents have always told me this one rule:

“Never say no to free food!”

The phrase has stuck with me ever since.

Whenever I see the word “free” advertised anywhere I’m always the first person in the line. No more so than at supermarkets. When they’re giving out free samples you can count on me to sample whatever they have to offer, and even going for seconds… okay maybe thirds as well!

But in accepting the free food am I falling victim to these companies' secret plan?

In the words of Robert…

Post on the right day and you could gain 16% more readers.

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For social media content creators, unlocking the secret code for a viral video is like that of winning a grammy to a musician. It can be the defining point in their lives, the moment that takes their career from that of a regular person off the street, to your instant global superstar.

However, now with social media algorithms changing from the old chronological timelines to now curating what they see as most important to their users, it has made content creators continuously find unique and innovative ways to market and push their content, all in the hopes of landing something…

Hint: You probably are guilty of these

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“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” — Albert Einstein

Over the past century, technology has revolutionised the way we function. We are now able to find the answers to just about any question our spontaneous minds want to know, and what makes it better is we can find it all within our fingertips.

Acquiring new knowledge has never been so easy.

In the past, finding new information was something you had to actively seek out from books or meeting highly acclaimed academics. And without…

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