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Keys to a Good Life

To be happy and healthy does not require a lot of money or time – just a little desire and motivation. If you’re trying to lead a happier, healthier life, making the necessary changes is up to you. Start with the items on this list that appeal the […]

Difficult Emotions

One of the biggest challenges to working with difficult emotions like anxiety and anger is to accept them in the first place. It’s hard to do. We don’t want to accept them, because they don’t feel good. There are also lots of messages out there that seem to tell […]

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Laughter Is Healthy

When it comes to letting go of negativity and feelings of depression, there is nothing quite like the healing properties and benefits of laughter. Having a sense of humor not only helps to make life more fun but the more we learn to laugh at life and at ourselves, the […]

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Let It Go

Holding on is being brave, but letting go and moving on is often what makes us stronger and happier. Many of us believe that we have to make ourselves feel really enthusiastic about our goals and aspirations in order to manifest them. We’ve been told that if we just […]

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Sunday Affirmations

Do it even if you do not agree with what it says. Never mind the feeling, start by changing behavior, so will feel later. ”Fake it `til you make it”. Affirmations can be spoken aloud or read silently to yourself. Affirmations should be pronounced in the present, it prevents the mind wanders […]

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Be Confident

People read your body language, often via instinct and without thinking. It’s because our poses and postures are a great source of information. They reflect our mood and our confidence level. We stand and walk a certain way when we’re confident and another way when we’re nervous. In […]

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Boost Your Self Esteem

If you were confident you would definitely worry less and you would believe in your abilities to succeed in whatever you need to do. You would be happier and less stressed. You would feel more excited about living. New opportunities would become possible for you in an instant. […]

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How To Improve Yourself

Low self-esteem is a self-fulfilling prophecy. The worse you feel about yourself, the less energy and motivation you have to do what it takes to build your self-esteem around. Your self-esteem continues to plummet as your brain locks in on negative and circular thinking, further entrenching you in beliefs that […]

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True Assertiveness

Conventional wisdom says that assertive people get ahead. They tell people what they think, request the resources they need, ask for raises, and don’t take no for an answer. So what are non-assertive people supposed to do if their company’s culture rewards these actions? If you’re shy or reserved, […]

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Quite Your Mind

For millennia, people have searched for methods to quiet their minds. Long before modern technology introduced new distractions into our lives, humans have pursued inner peace. If you’re seeking a method to quiet your mind and achieve inner peace, these few ancient techniques have proven effective even by […]

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The Failure Myth

I’m going to fail. Why am I even trying. Do you I really need more reasons to embarrass myself? etc etc etc…… I don’t know if you have been in such a situation before where you give up even before you have tried, but I have been. We […]

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Sunday Affirmations

We are faced with many kinds of situations and phases in our lives. Some of them are positive and bring us joy, while others are challenging, even difficult. How difficult a certain situation is for someone is a subjective experience, which is why many different kinds of things […]

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Healthy Boundaries

This post is dedicated to an Anonymous Maadu !! You are feeling burnout? Stressed and tired? Is bitterness and resentment creeping into your relationships but you don’t know why? Do you have difficulty saying “no”? Do you feel controlled and powerless in your relationships? Do people tell you […]

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Attitude of Gratitude is Dope

Gratitude comes in many forms. Gratitude is defined as: “an emotion which occurs after people receive aid which is perceived as costly, valuable, and altruistic,” or “an emotion that (is) directed towards appreciating the helpful actions of other people,” or even “appreciation of one’s abilities, or of a climate […]

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Conquer Your Negative Thoughts

The critical inner voice refers to a well-integrated pattern of destructive thoughts toward our selves and others. The “voices” that make up this internalized dialogue are at the root of much of our maladaptive behavior. This internal enemy fosters inwardness, distrust, self-criticism, self-denial, addictions and a retreat from […]

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Developing Charisma

Charisma is a collection of traits and behaviors that make you appeal to other people. The word comes from the Greek word “charis,” which means “grace” or “gift.” A person who is charismatic is exceptionally engaging, like-able, trustworthy, and, in many cases, a bit “magical.” Larger-than-life personalities like […]

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Brain Fog – Overcome It

Uncertainty is a part of life. Agreed. But while I struggle everyday to make peace with it, I fail most times. Lack of mental clarity aka Brain Fog, cripples you and sometimes makes you dysfunctional. You are not mindful of what you are doing anymore. Brain fog can […]

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Become a Morning Person

Rise and shine, sleepyhead! Today’s the day you start taking steps to becoming a morning person. I know it’s hard to drag yourself out of bed when that comfy cool pillow is hugging your face, but, as they say, the early bird gets the worm. That’s not all […]

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Positive Mindset Affirmations

“If you don’t like something change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” –Maya Angelou This quote can apply to your professional life and personal life.  Every day when I wake up, I make a conscious effort to look positively on the new day. We all […]

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The Science of Love

When people say love is complicated, they don’t realize how right they are. Most scientists refer to love as a basic emotion, but in Ortigue’s study, she and her colleagues found that 12 areas of the brain work together to release many chemicals and hormones that induce the […]

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Law Of Attraction

When you hear someone talk about their success with the Law of Attraction (LoA) or The Secret, you’ve likely witnessed a passionate, excited person describe what seems like impossible magic. Law of Attraction fans will tell you that their wildest dreams easily come true, and positive thinking makes it happen. But […]

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How to Worry Less Everyday

Do you find that you’re continually fighting with your worries? Do they distress you because you feel controlled by them or that if you don’t worry then something bad might happen? Do your worries pour into your head when you wake at night? Finally, when you’ve started worrying, […]

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Understanding Self Compassion

Are you your own worst enemy? It is very rare for depression to exist without a certain amount of ‘self-bullying’. Depression is a bully, and it preys on and reinforces the habit of self-bullying. To beat depression, you need to sort your inner bully out! Self-compassion is a […]

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Lack of Self Esteem

In reality, low self-esteem affects more people than you think. Low self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself overall. Comparing, gossiping about others, putting others first, even excessive Facebooking are all signs of low-self esteem. You may say you do these things to stay connected or because […]

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Sunday Affirmations For Anxiety

It’s empowering to replace negative self talk with positive affirmations for anxiety. The fact is that many people think positive affirmations are hokey, or that anxiety is such a beast that doing positive affirmations couldn’t really help. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.  Here are […]

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Key Skills – Must Haves

There are a lot of skills you don’t need.  You can be happy and successful without knowing how to rebuild a car’s engine, program a web application, or replace drywall.  Sure, these are useful skills to have, but they aren’t absolutely necessary. There are other skills, however, that […]

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Strategies to Reduce Stress

Stress is evident everywhere in our fast-paced world. It’s a mental, emotional, or physical strain caused by anxiety or overwork. We all feel stress and often suffer the results of it in some way or other. What you are about to read can have a significant impact on […]

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Time Management Skills

A person working in a professional position often handles several large projects at once and supervises the activities or output of others. A working professional needs reliable time management tactics to manage time effectively for not only the quality and efficiency of work but for personal health and […]

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Become Better Everyday

The only thing stopping you from reaching your goals and dreams are your limits. It’s when you meet your limits that you feel resistance and things you want seem harder to achieve. Whether it is fear, doubt, physical abilities or some other mental block, it can present a […]

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Metacognitive Skills

Do you know how to learn? Many people don’t. Specifically, they don’t know how to look inward to examine how they learn and to judge which methods are effective. That’s where metacognitive strategies come in. They are techniques that help people become more successful learners. Shouldn’t this be […]

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Treat Depression Naturally

You’re feeling sad, unmotivated, and just don’t have the energy to visit friends or family members. Sound familiar? These signs and many more are signs of depression, a serious mental condition that can turn your mood and motivation upside down. First of all you need to know that […]

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Increase Your Intelligence

In a lot of ways, your overall intelligence is fairly well established before you ever have anything to do with it. Family genetics, your diet as an infant, vaccinations, illnesses during childhood, your preschool education, even the types of punishment your parents chose to dish out—there are studies […]

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Loving Kindness

Loving-kindness and compassion protect us, and protect others as well. The Buddha taught that these qualities spontaneously bring benefit, just like a wish-fulfilling jewel, and that if our minds are filled with aggression and anger, not only will we be unable to help ourselves, we will not be […]

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Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself

Time and time again people would try to explain what was going on in their lives but would meet with the same old comments: “Pull yourself together”, “Stop feeling sorry for yourself”, “Everyone has got problems too you know” and “We can’t cope with you like this”. Those […]

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Habits of Extraordinary People

Looking for inspiration for a Monday morning, then you have come to the right place. It’s really not that difficult to live an extraordinary life. Most people look at those who are having success around them, and desire the same thing, but end up tossing their dreams in the too-hard-basket. […]

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Things Which Make Life Harder

This is something us humans love to do. We love to make things harder than they actually are, for any number of pseudo-psychological reasons, and it can be a very difficulty habit to break out of. It is hard to break because the symptoms are not always obvious.There […]

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Stop Being a People Pleaser

What many people-pleasers don’t realize is that people-pleasing can have serious risks. Not only does it put a lot of pressure and stress on you, but essentially you can make yourself sick from doing too much. If you’re overcommitted, you probably get less sleep and get more anxious and upset. […]

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Walking Meditation

Yes, for those who can’t sit still. Ready to get Zen? In walking meditation, called “kinhin” in the Zen tradition, practitioners move slowly and continuously while staying aware of the body and mind. In the practice of mindful walking, you place your entire awareness in the process of walking. Walking meditation […]

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Be More Mindful

Do you ever consider that mindfulness can be a part of your life? These mindful people are actually doing it! Find out what the followers of mindfulness have been doing differently from your routine! If it inspires you, pick up just one practice and begin. You will find […]