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How To: Build confidence on the phone and in voicemails

In this video Patricia Stark shows how to display voice mail confidence. Studies show that it takes only three seconds for somebody to size you up over the phone. You can know a lot about the person speaking on the other end of the phone and so you need to sound very confident while speaking to other persons. It is proved that when you smile when you are speaking on the phone it changes the whole delivery of your tone and if you are sitting there carelessly it will be reflected in your voice....

How To: Improve Life by Getting More Done

Sometimes a person can feel life is getting you down - you don't feel productive, or there's not enough hours in a day to do everything you need. You might not feel motivated to get up in the morning or to go to work anymore, and sometimes one might ask oneself "Is this all there is to life?"

How To: Improve your short-term memory with brain exercises

In this video, we learn how to improve short-term memory. There are many brain exercises that can help, that will jump start your abilities. Remember to focus your attention, take mental snapshots, and connect your snapshots with memory. This will help you not only remember different things, but it will also help you to connect pictures and different details along with it. Just small things like this while you are younger can help improve your short-term memory while you are both younger and ...

How To: Quit smoking by following some easy tips

In this video the author talks about the secrets of quitting smoking forever. there are basically four tips to achieve this result. The first is you need to keep your hands busy, so that you can avoid the desire to hold a cigarette. Similarly you also need to keep your mouth busy, by chewing gum or anything to draw your attention away from cigarettes. It also helps to keep a pack of cigarettes in your pocket all the time to continuously remind yourself that you have to stop smoking and there ...

How To: Give a speech

Giving a speech in front of a large crowd doesn't need to be the nightmare everyone imagines it to be. We speak to many people every day and yet it is still very common for a person to be nervous when delivering information in front of several people. This fear can be overcome by practicing how to give a speech and being prepared.

How To: Grow taller by improving your posture

You might not be able to grow anymore, but you can still take some measures to utilize your natural build in a better way. You might have stopped growing, but doing simple stretching exercises can do wonders for your posture and make you appear as much as two inches taller. It can be easy hanging off a bar or stretching down to your toes and you will see noticeable improvement and be standing up straight as an arrow.

How To: Fight methamphetamine abuse

It's an epidemic... spreading across the country from west to east. If it isn't in your community yet, it will be. Methamphetamine kills people every day and knows no boundaries. This video talks about the differences in meth types and preparation techniques to help educate people on addressing the drug abuse. During this hour-long broadcast, we'll hear from law enforcement about the realities of fighting a drug that is "homegrown"--made using over-the-counter cold medicines and household che...

How To: Answer medical school interview questions

Medical school, quite the undertaking! You've gotten the good grades and made sure your MCAT scores are good, but interviews aren't your strong suit, are they? Don't worry! In this great video, Dr. Robert Hasty goes over the in's and out's of the interview process for admissions board and what you can do to have the least amount of failure when going in for your interview.

How To: Stop overspending with feng shui at home

Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to stop overspending with feng shui at home. Feng shui is a great way to stop overspending and start saving. First, find your focus room by looking at your energy map. Lay your energy map over your home floor plan. The wealth area is in the far left hand corner of your home from the front door facing in. If your bathroom is in your wealth area, stop draining energy. Keep the toilet seat down. Plug any tubs or showers. Also, immediately re...

How To: Overcome shyness quickly

In this tutorial, Peter Murphy tells us how to overcome shyness. The first step to do this is to build an unstoppable self-confidence in ourselves. The second skill is to develop excellent communication skills. This isn't just being good at talking to other people, it's by learning to improve each and every day. If you put attention on becoming more confident, each day you will find that shyness becomes less of an issue for you. If you practice being more outgoing and meeting new people in di...

How To: Hypnotize someone

Hypnosis can be used to manage pain, relieve anxiety, conquer phobias, prepare for childbirth, and cure insomnia, among other things. With a little practice and some simple techniques, you can amuse your friends or help them break a habit through hypnosis. Learn how to hypnotize someone with help from this how-to video.

How To: Overcome overachiever syndrome

One in six women is an overachiever, constantly striving to do more, better and faster. Are you a perfectionist who is always stressed out? How can you overcome overachiever syndrome and obtain balance in your life? Watch this instructional video for self-help tips from Cooper Lawrence.

How To: Deal with a boring day at the office

There he is, your boss wants ANOTHER TPS report, ugh, why do you even want to work this job anyways? And where's your red stapler!? Don't fret, turn your boring work day into a great one with these tips on how to brighten your mood and turn your boring work into something a little more exciting!

How To: Build confidence with anti-bacterial wipes

In general, this video is approximately one minute and eight seconds long. The host speaks about personal hygiene by using a small packet of antibacterial wipes. She generalizes the use of this product, which includes hand sanitation, cleanup, and emergency antibacterial use. She specifically speaks about deodorizing the underarms. She relates to the audience about forgetting to use deodorant and how using the antibacterial wipes will help fight bacterial body odor, but clearly states it won'...

How To: Quit smoking cigarettes with simple advice

Allan Carr shows you how to quit smoking using simple and easy advice. He quit smoking after 30 years using his technique. He says smokers believe they need willpower to quit. Others concentrate on reasons why they need to quit but they also look at why they do smoke such as relieving stress. If you turn that around and believe it is not doing these things it can help. Smokers believe they smoke because they want to and they think they will have terrible withdrawals. Gums and patches just pro...

How To: Build confidence with improved presentation skills

Do your presentation skills need a little work? Being in front of a crowd or some potential clients may be one of the hardest things you will ever do, but staying confident makes all the difference. Losing any bit of confidence will result in your presentation falling flat and killing your self-esteem, and perhaps even risking your job. So, being confident is a must.

How To: Deal with & stand up to a bully

It’s scary, but you can learn how to stand up to a bully – and come out on top. You will need courage, wit, and even a bit of self-control. Bullies tend to pick on those who don't stand up for themselves, so being a little assertive helps. Find out how to stand up to a bully by watching this video self help tutorial.

How To: Treat PTSD & practice memory release with tapping

EFT is a highly effective way of dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). If you have an event in your life that you need to be at peace with, this video will help you. Tapping (EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique) is a way to take away the emotional component of the memory. If you find the event too painful to visit on your own, please consult a qualified EFT Practitioner.

How To: Take Cold Showers

There are many reasons to take cold showers. It can improve circulation, stabilize blood pressure, improve skin and/or hair, and improve immunity. Cold showers are not easy to just jump into. It does take some time to adapt to the shock of getting into cold water and then staying with it.

How To: Relieve back & neck pain while at work with exercises

In this video from InstruxionAE we learn some exercises to do at work to relieve your back and neck pain. You cannot cure this pain from exercise. You can only keep safe posture throughout the day. The weightlifter's technique is the best exercise. Traction or hanging is one of the most relaxing exercises for the back. Bending backwards is a good way too. While seated, you can put your hand on the armrests and bend back in your chair. In a standing position you can put your hands on your belt...

How To: Deal with overwhelming anxiety & depression

In this tutorial, we learn how to deal with overwhelming anxiety and depression. Most people go through anxiety in their life, but just don't know how to deal with it properly, which is when it leads to depression. If you aren't the type of person to get diagnosed with prescription drugs, there are ways to deal with it on your own. A great way to help is to have a friend or someone that you can talk to, including maybe even a clinical psychologist. Another thing that helps is to write. You ca...

How To: Get rich quick with feng shui at home

Feng shui helps to create positive energy at your home. It drives away the negative energy from your home. Eventually the people living in that home will get good thoughts. Thoughts make a person good or bad. Thoughts can make you rich or poor. You can change your life by making some simple changes at your home. This space lift can do wonders for you. In the energy map, wealth area is at the far left hand corner of the house. dry flowers bring negative energy and losses to your home. Therefor...

How To: Quit smoking cigarettes with meditation

Roy Masters demonstrates the hypnotic process behind effortlessly quitting smoking. He explains that if one can meditate and come to a conscious level of smoking, one can realize the harmful effects of smoking. One technique he employs is having a person take a puff on a cigarette but keep the smoke in their mouth. Becoming conscious of the fact that the smoke is poisonous makes it much harder to breathe in the smoke. By practicing this technique, one can effectively quit smoking.

How To: Understand brainwashing techniques

Repetition, repetition, repetition. Brainwashing, is it real? Watch these absolutely stunning segments of hidden camera containing both Bill Clinton, and Barbara Bush. Probably one of the most debatable segments is the one featuring Clinton talking to Larry King behind the scenes. If you turn your volume up it is hard to disregard, that they both in fact knew, Clinton would be elected, and the corruption in media is also clearly demonstrated. There is a segment with Barbara, staring eerily fo...