Hot Motivation How-Tos

How To: Use "tummeling" in conversational mechanics

Heather Gold teaches us how to use "tummeling" in conversation mechanics in this tutorial. When you are having a conversation with someone, you need to know that it is not all about you. You will need to appeal to other people's interests and shift from everything being about you to the other party involved in the conversation. When you are performing or speaking in a large group, you will want to talk like a realistic person and make sure you are not saying something that isn't interesting o...

How To: Be a dumpster diving freegan

So you recycle your newspapers and plastics. Big deal. “Freegans” are trying to save the environment by living exclusively on stuff in your trash. Here’s how to join them. You will need a willingness to get dirty, a tolerance for eating food from the garbage, and a commitment never to buy anything new. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to dumpster dive and live like a freegan.

How To: Look good and feel confident naked

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to look good naked. To ensure a healthy body; drink at least 2 liters of water a day, exercise 10 minutes a day, exfoliate once a week and moisturize often. Shave your legs, armpits and bikini area. Fake tanning will boost your confidence. Your hair should look natural and touchable. Use a bit of makeup and perfume. Get a pedicure and manicure. Set the lighting of the room with candle lights or low dimmed lights. This video will benefit those female v...

How To: Use anchoring to gain instant self confidence

Tim Brownson talks about how to tap into self-confidence during this video. This technique is called anchoring. An anchor is an idea or event that links to another event that is usually not related in some way but provides some kind of reminder of an emotion. This can also be called a conditional response. Tim gives a lot of real examples of anchors and conditional responses. First start by calming down as much as possible. Then think of some activity that you are confident you can do, and th...

How To: Increase your personal productivity and get stuff done

In this video from Creative Tips, learn how to help increase your personal productivity and stop snoozing! As a freelancer, it is sometimes hard to remember to get up and going without a boss breathing down your neck. Follow these useful tips and stay productive throughout the entire day, even if you work from home. Make more money and see more success by following a few simple tips.

How To: Train Yourself To Be on Time

In the immortal words of Benjamin Franklin, "time is money." Spend it wisely. This self-help video offers a lot of pointers on being more punctual (like meaking friends with your watch and your date book). Stop frustrating your boss, friends, and self with your lateness. Check out this how-to video and train yourself to be on time, all the time.

How To: Be an effective political dissident & protest

You’ve decided to protest an unjust political system or organization. Make the most impact with these tips. Protest with courage, communicate with exiles and know your rights. If you disagree with a political system, concentrate your beliefs and opinion. Study famous dissidents like Ghandi and Martin Luther King.

How To: Gain confidence and build your self esteem

Boosting your self esteem can be difficult, especially if you are not a naturally confident person. In this tutorial, get some helpful advice from Quinson Thomas on how to improve your quality of life by upping your self esteem. Self confidence often makes all the difference when we meet new people and try new things. Did you know that just by appearing confident, you can control a whole room? You will look 1000 times more beautiful and successful, even if you don't feel that way inside, if y...

How To: Be less quiet and more talkative

Marie was asked by a viewer how to go about being more orally engaging with other people, as most attention he gets is attributed to the fact that he is very quiet, which doesn't sit well with him. Just like anyone else, he would like to get attention for the things he says, not for being quiet! He is under the impression that "cramming," or being knowledgeable on current events and other trivia will give him more to talk about and thus help him to be more talkative. Marie suggests, though, t...

How To: Cope with negative emotions with tapping

Tapping can help to free you from persistent or inappropriate negative emotions. Sometimes these emotions make sense. If someone close to you dies, or a relationship ends, you're going to feel sad. But sometimes we feel depressed for no good reason, or very angry with someone who hasn't really done anything to deserve it. You're the only judge of whether or not an emotion is appropriate or inappropriate.

How To: Prepare for an anxiety situation to keep your cool

There are always certain situations that unnerve people. One of the biggest unnerving situations you may encounter is a job interview. The nervousness breaks out and you look like a total fool, but it's just the nerves. It happens. And why can't you control it? It's hard for some to keep their cool, but Chantilliscious offers up some advice on what she does to prepare for an anxiety-causing situation.

How To: Keeping a conversation flowing

Marie Dubuque offers tips on keeping a conversation flowing and avoiding awkward silences. She suggests asking the other person about themselves. Everyone loves to talk about themselves, and sometimes if you ask one question they go on and on. Ask about their favorite food, favorite restaurant, how they get along with relatives. Questions about in-laws can lead to some interesting dialog and can get the conversation going better than it was before.

How To: Be more outgoing

Keith Ferrazzi offers suggestions on how to be more outgoing. It can be painful but it’s not as hard as it seems. Talking to people you don’t know can be frightening, but what is even worse is that you miss out on opportunities to meet people. There are ways to learn to speak up.

How To: Win friends & influence people

Gaining friendships and influencing people to live is what life is about. In this summary of Dale Carnegie's work, you will learn exactly how to win people over and share your influence onto anyone. You can get the free ebook PDF of his revolutionary and successful book "How to Win Friends and Influence People" here. It's a great read, and you'll learn how to be successful with the right attitude.

How To: Drop off the grid

Got a case of the Mondays? Why not blow off the cubicle life and try dropping out of society? Try living in nature, giving up worldly possessions, squatting, and rambling. Watch this video motivation tutorial and learn how to drop off the grid.

How To: Expand your consciousness like David Lynch

In this video director David Lynch (Mulholland Drive, Twin Peaks, Inland Empire) explains his method for focusing and expanding his consciousness in order to go deeper into the creative process. He explains that consciousness needs to be expanded in order to capture ideas 'deep down' in order to catch what he calls the 'deeper fish' of consciousness. A fascinating video, David Lynch certainly has some unique ideas about how to expand your mind!

How To: Stop procrastinating

Need to stop procrastinating? Well, this is a very good guide on how to be disciplined. Why be one of the ninety percent of college students who procrastinate when you can be one of the ten percent who don't?

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: Be more outgoing

Keith Ferrazzi teaches you how to be outgoing. Although it is difficult to talk to people you don`t know, you might miss out on opportunities if you don`t. Only by reaching out to people, you will meet them and they may get to know you enough to perhaps be of help to you in your carreer. You have to learn how to speak up. One way is to pick a role model in your social circle who is outgoing and watch how they behave and listen to what they say. Joining a Toastmasters group is also recommended...

How To: Have more self confidence

When it comes to confidence you must first understand where you are confident and where you are not confident. The video talks about people asking how to get confidence. If you are asking that question then you must be aware of an area of your life you are not confident. Also there must be areas of your life that you are confident even if it is by yourself making a cup of tea. If you are just being you and not measuring yourself against something or someone else then chances are that you will...

How To: Prepare & Deliver a Eulogy

Eulogies are speeches or written acclaims of a person given mostly at funerals, but can celebrations of life. Get tips on preparing and giving a eulogy from a communications and public speaking expert in this free instructional video series.

How To: Keep your employees motivated

Danny Shader talks about how to keep your employees motivated in this video taken from the Stanford University Speaker Series. First, start by making them feel they are working on an important goal that is more important than any individual. Keep your employees motivated.

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