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Get Rid of the Excess in Your Life

Learning to be content with what you have and not focus on what you don’t have can make all the difference in how satisfied you are with your life. So often we chase after excess stuff we don’t need – exuberant cars, clothes, TVs, phones, laptops, or whatever – and this constant striving can be […]

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Treat Your Life More Like a Video Game

We often think of video games as a way to escape reality, but according to researcher and game designer Jane McGonigal, we can learn a lot of valuable lessons from video games that we can later translate into the real world. Currently as a society we spend over 3 billion hours a week playing online […]

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How to Improve Your Intuition

Intuition is when we know something without knowing exactly why we know it. It’s knowledge that isn’t based on conscious thinking or reasoning, but a “deep down” understanding that can be difficult to verbalize or share with others. Often our intuition is accompanied by certain physical sensations – like a gut feeling, or a tingling […]

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3 False Choices That Create Unnecessary Problems in Our Lives

A false choice is when we are presented a situation as having only two choices, when in fact other alternatives may be available to us. Often a false choice is a result of black and white thinking, in which we look at two extremes but don’t realize that the answer may be in a grey […]

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Screw Your Excuses

“Screw your excuses.” Does reading that make your blood boil a bit? Good. It’s healthy to have our buttons pushed every now and then. It can help us snap out of all the automatic responses we re-enact on a daily basis: the routines, habits, and impulses that keep us trapped in the same patterns. The […]

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