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Advice for Shy People at Holiday Parties

A survival guide for shy people at their holiday work parties. Why you should visit the venue beforehand, act like a journalist and make sure to dress up.

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5 Strategies to Make Yourself Work When You're Just Not in the Mood

Fighting procrastination teaches us to fully engage in our work, get more creative with it, and, ultimately, get more done.

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These are the 3 foods you should eat for a better sleep, according to a nutritionist

Milk, brazil nuts, and — surprisingly — carbs are the key to a good night's sleep, according to Dr Lisa Gatenby.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Why Am I Sleepy After Eating Lunch? A Role of Afternoon Circadian Dips

Why do most people become sleepy after eating lunch? Learn about the link to your circadian rhythm and a few ways to counteract this desire to sleep.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Stress Makes It Harder to Recognize Danger

Sometimes stress heightens our awareness, but more often, it dulls our ability to respond to new threats. Recognizing the risk and reducing sources of stress can help.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Fighting through the darkness

During the fourth year of my Ph.D. program, I found myself walking through the door of my university's counseling center, seeking help for a dangerously strong urge to commit suicide. With the help of the compassionate people in that office, I pulled thro

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This Is the Most Effective Treatment for Insomnia That No One Is Talking About - Vogue

A cure for insomnia exists, and it has nothing to do with cooling eye masks, body creams, or sleeping pills.

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How To Be Resilient

How do we increase grit and persistence? Let's look at how survivors get through the most dangerous situations and learn lessons on how to be resilient.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How Meditation Can Make Us More Civil to Each Other

Richard Davidson explores what meditation can do, where it falls short, and what mysteries still elude science.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Treating Insomnia Could Help With Anxiety and Depression

In a study of 3,700 people, cognitive behavioral therapy helped lift insomnia—and other mental health conditions.

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8 Simple Tips for Getting Better Sleep (and Making Every Day Better)

Learning about how to master the art of sleep has changed my life for the better -- here's how it can change yours.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

30 Practices to Boost Well Being

There is a strong element of choice in our level of happiness. Indeed we do decide to be happy, but that’s only for starters. Then we are challenged to cultivate happiness.

News | Health & Wellbeing

How Exercise Fights Inflammation

A new review explains exactly how exercise works to lower inflammation in your body.

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How the First 20 Minutes of Your Day Can Set You Up for Success

Engage a positive routine right after waking, and you'll tap into the power of your subconscious brain.

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5 Tips for Becoming A Morning Person

Even the most dedicated night owls can train themselves to become early risers.

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The Best Way to Manage Your Social Anxiety Is to Accept It

Some studies are suggesting that a better way to deal with it is by exposing yourself to anxiety-inducing situations.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Social Interaction Is Critical for Mental and Physical Health

Having friends is a critically important contributor to good health and longevity.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

What Meditation Did For Me – and Can For You Too

Author Dan Harris and meditation expert Joseph Goldberg discuss how even the busiest, most distracted person can find a calmer state of mind.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

7 Sleep Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

22% of people complain they have trouble sleeping, but are they working to fix that? Here are 7 solutions to the sleep mistakes you don't know you're making

News | Health & Wellbeing

This Is Your Body on Stress

Stress is a wily beast. Try to get a good look at it, and it slips into the underbrush. And there’s also more than one species. There’s good stress and bad stress. Acute and chronic. Minor and severe…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Why Slowing Down Is So Crucial for Your Health—And How to Do It

So how are you? Do the phrases “super busy,” “crazy,” and “slammed” sound familiar? Most of us talk about how days are flying by, kids are growing up too fast, and how “that weekend was too short.…

News | Health & Wellbeing

The Vitamin Cocktail of Courage

Choosing to take even tiny courageous actions can be a powerful antidote to toxic shame and a vitamin cocktail for our Zesty Selves. Drink up.

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How One Small Shift in Focus Can Improve Your Everyday Health

Your body is like a machine that runs automatically. Every organ, every vessel, every cell is constantly working to keep you alive. You don’t even have to think about it — your lungs keep you…

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Best and Worst Self-Help Tips

The best from my 8 books and 3,000-plus articles. Plus: Some baddies.

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Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Disappointments are a part of life. Here are five tips for staying positive when things don't go our way.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Are we living the life we really want or we are just surviving

We survive when we do not live our lives to the best of our ability and consequently we find difficult to be happy. 7 Tips on how we can change our Life.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

Which Came First, Sleep Problems or Anxiety?

There's a strong link between anxiety and depression, and sleep problems, and it goes both ways.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

What if your solution created the problem in the first place?

In their groundbreaking book ‘Change’ Paul Watzlawick and his colleagues shared a revolutionary idea: A lot of our problems are created by our solutions. The process goes like this. You see a…

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This $6,000 mistake taught me how to learn from failure

In my first job after college, I directed a product development department that created group weight loss curriculums. Turns out, I had misunderstood our agreement with this contractor. I thought we…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

12 Ways to Reduce Stress in Under 5 Minutes

Breathe in, breathe out. If that doesn't help, try these other options.

News | Health & Wellbeing

Increasing your Self-Esteem and loving yourself boost your Happiness

Before we can love someone else, the first step is to love ourselves, Happiness is feeling good about who we are. What can we do to love ourselves?

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Change Your Roles, Change Your Life

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist performed an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping the…

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True Happiness comes from within, but why?

Why true Happiness comes from within. Happiness is a product of our own minds. If we want to live a happy life, we need to work on our happiness every day.

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How a hobby can make you more confident and happy

Pursuing a childhood passion changed the way I looked at myself—and I'm not alone. Life coach Susie Moore says hobbies are a potent form of self-care.

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How Self-Help Really Works

At the beginning of last year, I inadvertently found myself listening to an interview with self-help guru Tony Robbins. That interview made me curious, and pretty soon I had listened to several…

News | Health & Wellbeing

Five Secrets to a Stress-Proof Brain

You may want to get rid of stress, but you can’t! But you can learn to accept your stress and transform the way you think about it so you can benefit from its positive aspects.

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Power of a Meaningful Life

Journalist Emily Esfahani Smith offers a guide for building a better approach to living

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Your Goals

Motivation is an important factor in accomplishing your goals. Without it, it will be more difficult to find the inspiration to reach for what you initially set your heart and mind to do. Fortunately, when motivation starts to dwindle, there are ways to b

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How to Change Your Personality

A big new study promises you are (probably) not stuck with yourself.

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Astrology Essentials: Understanding Charts (Beyond Human Design)

Activate the knowledge deep inside of you and learn how to chart your future with Astrology Essentials, a user-friendly guide from author Eleanor Haspel-Portner, PhD.

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Cosmic Secrets: A Key to Self Discover (Beyond Human Design)

Consciousness is a state of being that we often take for granted. But true consciousness—and all the multidimensionality that comes with it—is the key to unlocking a deeper and more meaningful relationship with our own personalities.

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8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.

Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

How To Overcome Self-Sabotage

When I was in high school, I loved being on stage. I mostly performed in musicals. While I loved the spotlight there was always a part of me that was jud...

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Networking for Introverts - 7 Simple Steps

You’ve heard it before: it’s not what you know, but whom you know. But...you hate networking. That’s ok, a lot of people do. And networking for introverts is even more challenging.

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7 Signs You Spend Too Much Time Together

Have you ever stopped and thought that maybe you are spending too much time with your boyfriend, and that it might be negatively affecting your relationship? It might sound crazy, especially if you…

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Study Reveals That Doing [Blank] In Your Profile Pics Will Lead to More Dates

Live, laugh, love. That’s the age-old phrase you’ve probably seen on pictures and wall decorations in various dining and living rooms of your friends and relative’s homes. Indeed,…

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Study: Engaging With Social Media Can Drain Your Brain

Each decision to retweet or not saps cognitive energy, and it adds up quickly.

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Tom Brokaw On How To Talk To Anyone

With over 50 years in journalism and scores of interviews under his belt, Tom Brokaw knows how to start a conversation with anyone.

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Science: Fake Sleep Is Almost as Good as the Real Thing

How you think about a bad night's sleep has a big impact on your performance, research shows.

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There Are 5 Better Ways to Eat, and You Can Start Today

Close your eyes, inhale deeply, and let your senses take over.

Health & Fitness | Health News & Tips

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life: In the Magazine: allure.com

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Finding the Right Antidepressant - Depression Medication Trial and Error

I've been on and off so many prescription depression medications: Effexor, Klonopin, Prozac.

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Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This

If you've tried eating walnuts or working crossword puzzles to get smarter, think again.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

How to Get People to Like You (Heck, Even Love You)

We all care about what others think of us and want to be liked (despite what rebellious 15-year-old you might have said). The basics of getting people ...

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Three Things You Can Do to Get Out of Your Emotional Funk

The hardest time in my life was 2008/2009 when I was going through my divorce and best friend’s suicide. I did three things that helped me:

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

6 Sneaky Thought Patterns Inhibiting Your Personal Growth

Understanding how you cognitively distort is key to breaking free of some of your most toxic mental traps.

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Why We Hate Not Knowing for Sure

New research helps explain why our brains react so poorly to uncertainty.

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How to Transform Social Anxiety With One Simple Question

Have you ever done this? You're at the grocery store, holding two boxes of cereal reading the nutrition information, trying to decide which one to buy. U...

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Psychologists Reveal One Of The Best Ways To Boost Your Mood

When we’re having a rough day, many of us tend to treat ourselves to some form of retail therapy, a favorite dessert or going out with friends in hopes of feeling better.

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19 Truths That Are All Too Real If You're An Introvert

It can be a challenge to have a complex inner life. Introverts are often mistaken as unfriendly or shy when in reality they just prefer reflection and solitude. What’s so wrong with a little silence and alone time? (Answer: Nothing).

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10 Great Things That Happen When You Set Boundaries

A life without limits means rarely saying “no” and considering everyone else’s feelings before your own. Not only are these people-pleasing habits wholly exhausting, they put you on the direct road to burnout, a major health hazard in its own right. They disregard how much work or effort you can handle on a regular basis.

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All the Reasons Complaining Is Bad for You

Whether you have a student debt load that’s higher than your salary, a roommate who never does the dishes, a smartphone that’s two generations old, or all of the above, you probably have endless things to complain about. Hey, no one said adulthood was dreamy. But rather than giving you catharsis, regularly airing your grievances might negatively impact your health.

Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Whether they beat themselves up over a mistake they made yesterday or fret about how they're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinkers are plagued by distressing thoughts--and their inability to get out of their own heads leaves them in a state of constant anguish.

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Explains The Power of Negative Thinking

The Canadian is the best-known astronaut since Neil Armstrong. He explains how failings can motivate.

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7 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

There’s no exact formula for a great relationship. In fact, all relationships are made of two people from different backgrounds and experiences, who are doing their best to make it work.

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How to Stress Less and Achieve More

Let's be honest. Work is not always easy. Whether you're employed or your own boss, you got pressure to deliver. Today, that usually means higher demands, in less time, and with more distractions....

Health & Fitness | Fitness!

12 Weight Loss Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Giving Up Food

If you're trying to hit weight loss goals in the new year, you may have decided all those tantalizing office snacks and dinners out are off the table. But luckily, losing weight doesn't have to require giving up your favorite foods. Often, just a slight tweak to your environment or behavior, rather than changing the actual menu, is all it takes.

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The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014 | Greatist

We found these titles released in the last year inspirational, profound, informative, and straight-up fun!

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5 Qualities That Tell You a Therapist Is Effective

2. They see you as a partner, not just a patient.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

5 Questions to Ask a Child Psychologist

Find the right psychologist for your child and your family.

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9 Ways To Be Good To Yourself -- Starting Today

Many of us go through life receiving negative messages from parents, so-called 'friends,' partners, or even the media, telling us that we're not whole unless we buy what they're selling. When we accept these messages, we become focused on our own imperfec

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11 Scientific Ways to Make an Excellent First Impression

It’s very difficult to bounce back from a bad first impression—but that doesn’t mean you need to fear meeting new people. Tackle first-time interactions with confidence with these 11 empirically proven strategies for making a lasting positive impression.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number can be representative of our entire mind.

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Erasing the Negative Narrative Through Mindfulness Practice

The thing about mindfulness practice is that is not magic, or mysterious, or mystical; it is practical and applicable and easy; a ready tool for a more peaceful interior life and it only takes a few minutes a day.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

To Lower Cholesterol, Try a Foray Into the Mediterranean Diet

Even when taking a cholesterol-lowering drug, healthy eating, such as the Mediterranean diet, and exercise are needed to maximize benefits, experts say.

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Chronic Procrastination – How To Cure it and Get on With Your Life!

To stop postponing important decisions and start living now you should left behind procrastination. I'll show you how.

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Tips For Turning Off The Chaos At Home | Houzz

What do urban gardens, the home canning craze, the resurgence of vinyl records and the renewed popularity of old-timey crafts have in common? They're all ways of addressing the same issue: rushed modern life.

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How to Build Resilience Every Day | meQuilibrium

Here are three ways to make resilience a practice in your life right now -- and reap the benefits of being able to ride out any storm (or surf through it).

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The Step-By-Step Guide for Turning Your Mundane Life Into One Full of Happy Moments

Here are my tips on what YOU could do to create your happy moments... (And I promise, there is no need to go to the other end of the world for that, you can as easily re-create the same experience at home.)

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

7 Steps to Stress-Free Sunday Nights | Inc.com

Rather than lying in bed anxious about Monday morning follow these steps get some sleep and wake refreshed and ready to fearlessly face your work week.

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60 Useful Thoughts To Help You Live In The Moment | Inc.com

Sometimes it is very difficult to stop all the distractions. Here are some useful ideas that can help you be fully present.

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10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness | Elyse Santilli

We're literally missing out on most our own lives, which leaves us feeling shallow, empty and deeply unsettled. The great news is you can learn to be more present and mindful. Here are 10 easy ways you can practice mindfulness in your daily life.

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5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Use Now | Kim Bowen

I created my own toolbox of simple techniques to instantly calm me and help me focus. It makes me feel like I'm living more and actually enjoying even the days of chaos. Next time you're about to freak out, try these tips instead.

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11 Ways to Beat the Monday Blues

If the start of the workweek triggers overwhelming feelings of anxiety, sadness, or stress--you might have a case of the Monday Blues. Here are 11 ways to overcome them.

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10 Ways To Stop Worrying at Night and Sleep Like a Baby

You worry about something which only exists in your head. One thought leads to another and before you know it it forms a huge web around you and holds you captured.

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5 Things Resilient People Say to Themselves | meQuilibrium

Resilient people rewrite their habitual thoughts to be more supportive, realistic, and helpful. The great thing is that anyone can rewrite their thoughts; all it takes is practice. Here are five situations where resilient thoughts make all the difference

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The 3 Most Delightful Techniques to Defeat Your Stress | Tom Casano

We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether it's meeting deadlines for an assignment, getting g

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76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation | Live and Dare

Summary of the main scientific research on the benefits of meditation, covering the different types of meditation (Vipassana, TM, Yoga, Mindfulness, etc).

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Science Finds Even More Evidence That Anxiety Isn't Just 'All In Your Head'

One of the largest misconceptions about anxiety is that the disorder is something people "bring upon themselves," a concept that is as malignant as it is incorrect. Adding to the evidence against this

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Is Self-Help a Waste of your Time?

Self-Help? Some Psychologists are keen to attack the self-help industry. Interestingly enough, this usually coincides with them having a book of their own to promote.

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3 Simple Ways to Control Your Emotions in the Moment

Have you lost control of your emotions? What do you do right now, in the moment, to get yourself back on track? Here are three easy things you can start doing right away.

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3 Steps to Stopping Self-Blame in its Tracks

Do you constantly cycle through self-blame, even when it's not your fault? Use these easy tools to stop self-blame before it takes hold of your self-esteem.

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Fear Of Rejection: 2 Ways To Beat It, Backed By Research

Fear of rejection is universal. But research has answers to the right way to approach situations where we might be rejected -- and how to cope when it does.

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Feeling Angry? Take a Nap

University of Michigan psychologists make the case for a workplace nap room in an upcoming issue of the journal Personality and Individual Differences.

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12 Signs You Care Too Much About What Others Think of You (and what to do about it.)

Do you care too much? It sounds counterintuitive, but the most effortless, nurturing way to build genuine connections and a life you love, is to be willing not to be liked by everyone.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Ever Anxious in Social Situations? Pickles May Be Your Solution! | Brit + Co

Breaking! All those picklebacks + deli dill indulgences may actually be paying off for you in more ways than just appeasing your appetite. Heads up, lovers of pickles and pickled food items alike: A recent study reveals the salty treats have a positive effect on your social interactions — and it’s a big dill ;)

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18 Things You Should Stop Apologizing For

What happened to saying no and not following up with an explanation? What happened to just saying,

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Why Others May Be Treating You Poorly - And What You Can do About It

There’s an idea out there in the psychology world that we have control, to a large extent, over how other people treat us. This is big one that I've recently been finding myself reflecting on more than usual.

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Value & Appreciation - The Key to Permanent Change

If you have opened up a situation and really done a lot of work to understand it, but still have a feeling of uneasiness, guilt, fear, any twinge that… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Family & Parenting | Parenting

5 Things to Avoid As an Introverted Parent | Kirsten Brunner, MA, LPC

When you're an introvert and you become a parent, your body goes through a little shock. Suddenly, you have very little alone time. Sure, your new baby is not talking to you -- and at times, not making much noise at all. But let's face it: You are never

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

The 7 Ways of Thinking That Make Us More Anxious

How to less anxious: Those of us who suffer from anxiety problems know it doesn’t always take very much to trigger our anxiety. We can go from zero to a hundred in nothing flat.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

14 Ways You're Blocking Your Own Success | Tara Newman

Until I realized what was blocking me was ME and man, that really pissed me off. I look back on the younger, rule following, terrified version of me with regret. Why couldn't you just get out of your own way, follow less rules, be a little braver? So here

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Suppressing Your Value of Attention Will Cause Chaos in Your Life

If you are suppressing any desires, it is bound to try and come out in an unbalanced form. This goes from your general values in life (love, family,… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we’ve all tried them.

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How to Improve Your Mood Right Now: 3 Simple Habits

I often write about how a good start to your day often leads to having a good day in general. A social, an energetic or a productive start sets the context

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10 Steps to a Stress-Free Home - Whole Living Balance

Browse Whole Living's 10 Steps to a Stress-Free Home collection. Also get relationship & career advice, time management tips & natural stress remedies at WholeLiving.com.

Advice & Self-Help | Helpful Advice

The Grouchy Girl's Guide To Mindfulness - HOLSTEE

Hi. I am Tylea, Holstee’s resident skeptic. I have a hard time following trends even if they seem like a good idea. I do not read books about the power of [fill in the blank], I will not dump a bucket of ice over my head or rush to the next food craze just because the buyer at my health food mega-store ate something “exotic” on vacation.

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Why Your Old Friends Are Vital to Your Future

A new study finds surprising links between our youthful and adult social lives.

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5 Steps to Shining from the Inside Out

The past year has stretched me, pulled me, and challenged me more than I ever thought possible, but today I am more grounded, vibrant, connected and authentic than ever before with the unshakeable confidence to match, and I teach my clients to do the same

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9 Ways Mentally-Strong People Prevent Self-Pity From Becoming Self-Destructive | Amy Morin

Mentally-strong people refuse to allow self-pity to sabotage their success. Instead, they use life's inevitable hardships as a way to grow stronger and become better. Here's how mentally-strong people avoid the self-pity trap.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

Moptwo - DrEleanor - Mindfulness, Neurobiology, and Children:...

Exercises and strategies for bringing mindfulness into parenting and family life, including some guided exercises you can try yourself.

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101 Stress-Busting Ways To Chill Out At Night -- And Get Better Sleep

Turns out, plenty. Here are 101 surprising, electronics-free activities that will help you wind down at night rather than rev up, making it easier to fall asleep and get a good night's rest. Go ahead, give 'em a try. Your body will thank you.