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Posts Tagged ‘Confidence’

Power Posing: Using Your Body to Improve Confidence and Reduce Stress

When we think of our body posture and facial expressions, we typically consider them to just be a display of what we’re feeling on the side. However, the truth is more complicated. Our body language doesn’t just communicate our thoughts and feelings to others, it also communicates our thoughts and feelings to ourselves. One of […]

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Mind Is A Verb, Not A Noun

When talking about our minds, we have a tendency to take complicated processes and treat them as simplified things. For example, we say we want “happiness” or “confidence” or “motivation” but how do we know when we really have them? These things aren’t something you can see, hear, touch, taste, or smell, they aren’t something […]

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The Power of Small Rituals in Overcoming Life’s Obstacles

A ritual is any meaningful or symbolic behavior that we believe helps us face a situation or overcome an obstacle. Our daily lives are filled with small rituals that we believe benefit our lives, such as putting on your “lucky shirt” before a big date, giving yourself a pep talk in front of a mirror […]

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Focusing Too Much on “Me” Can Lead to Depression

Self-awareness is an important part of happiness, but you have to be careful not to focus too much on yourself – to the point where you begin to confuse “self-awareness” for what is actually “self-indulgence.” Self-awareness is a non-judgmental form of introspection that seeks to better understand yourself. But self-indulgence is a judgmental form of […]

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How to Overcome Your Fear of Success

We commonly hear about the fear of failure, but could there also be a fear of success? Most of us say we want success, but when we actually think about success it can have some major consequences that many of us aren’t willing to face. Often instead of reaching our full potential as individuals, we […]

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