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Emotional Distance Isn’t Always a Bad Thing In Your Relationships

Traditional wisdom says the closer two people are in a relationship, the better. But recent research shows that this isn’t necessarily the case. A 2013 study published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found that the key to healthy relationships wasn’t whether individuals were closer to each other, but if their “closeness” was at […]

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The Power of Foresight: Why Looking Into the Future is the Key to Success

Humans have an incredible capacity for “mental time travel.” We can look back into our past, by recollecting memories and past experiences, or we can look forward into our future, by projecting new and possible events in our lives. Foresight is our ability to accurately predict future outcomes. It is a long-term, “bigger picture” view […]

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Naked Meditation: How to Completely Accept Your Naked Self

Are you comfortable with your naked self? It’s an interesting question that a lot of people struggle with. Men and women alike are susceptible to low body image and low self-esteem. Even individuals who we often see as “attractive” can hold a negative perception of their bodies that affects their everyday life. Our naked self […]

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How to Savor the Moment: Scientific Ways to Increase Pleasure in Your Life

Finding pleasure in life plays a very important role in our happiness. For some this may seem obvious. Of course happiness is about “feeling good” and experiencing positive and pleasurable experiences. The more pleasure, the better. How can that not be the case? For others this may seem despicable. Seeking pleasure is indulgent and selfish. […]

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What Kind of Relationships Are You Trying to Attract In Your Life?

Relationships are a lot like a puzzle; we all have our rough edges, it’s just about finding the people who fit. Before you go out and seek new relationships – whether friendship, or romantic, or business, or whatever – reflect on what it is you are really looking for. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying […]

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