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Posts Tagged ‘Focus’

Why You Should Think Out Loud To Yourself

The next time you find yourself thinking really hard about a problem in your life, try to think out loud to yourself instead of just keeping it in your mind. This is because often when you say something out loud, it can sound very different than when you’re just playing with thoughts inside your head. […]

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The Benefits of Fasting for 24 Hours

Fasting for a short 24 hour period, where you consume nothing but water (and sometimes low calories drinks such as black coffee or green tea), has shown to have several physical and mental health benefits. This is a practice that I’ve been experimenting with for the past few months. I try it just once a […]

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How to Create Your Own Placebo Pills

The more we study the mind, the more we find just how mysterious it can be sometimes. The placebo effect is one great example of this. It’s a popular concept in psychology that describes how individuals can receive physical and mental benefits from a “pill” or “drug,” even when there are no medicinal properties in […]

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3 Common Problems When First Starting Meditation

Meditation is simply a practice of developing inner awareness toward our experiences. It can be easy in theory, but difficult in practice. Many people try meditating once or twice, but never develop a steady routine. A big part of this is beginners often get discouraged by common problems that they experience when first starting out. […]

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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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