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Realigning Your Locus of Control

“Locus of control” is the extent to which individuals believe that they have control over an event in their lives. Having a more internal locus of control means we believe we have more control over the event. Having a more external locus of control means we believe that outside forces (other people, the environment, God, […]

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Universal Compassion

I have a challenge for you – but first I want to write a little about universal compassion. Many religions and philosophies hold “universal compassion” as a moral value that we should try to practice in our everyday life. It is best defined as a desire to alleviate the suffering of others, and it is […]

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Hedonism In Moderation

Allowing ourselves to occasionally indulge in pleasures without feeling guilty can be a healthy practice in the long-run.

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The Changing Self

Everything is in a constant state of flux, including our sense of self. We learn to accept ourselves only once we learn to accept the impermanence of ourselves.

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Feel Free To Disagree

“The greatest threat to freedom is the absence of criticism.” Wole Soyinka I have a nasty (yet often rewarding) habit of finding ways to critique nearly everything. Sometimes it really irritates people. They think I’m trying to show off or I’m being pedantic, but I just like progress. One time while critiquing a friend’s opinion […]

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