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Posts Tagged ‘Happiness’

5 Reasons to be Less Materialistic

Many of us grow up with a desire to one day be rich and wealthy. We imagine our future lives filled with big houses, nice cars, TVs, and a slew of other luxuries we wish to one day surround ourselves with. Where does this materialistic attitude come from? It has to do a lot with […]

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The “What the Hell” Effect: Don’t Let a Couple Mistakes Distract You From Progress

It’s very easy to get frustrated on the path of self improvement – almost too easy. We try to make a positive change, we slip up and make a mistake, and we quickly think “screw it” and give up. Take for example, someone who is trying to quit smoking. They try to quit cold turkey […]

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Unconscious Positivity: 5 Simple Hacks to Ingrain Happiness Into Your Way of Life

Positivity can seem like a lot of hard work, but there are many simple ways we can ingrain more positivity into our days without having to consciously think about it all of the time. Often times it’s a lot easier to create an environment that helps foster positivity, rather than trying to force ourselves to […]

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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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Why Meaningful Happiness is Better Than Pleasurable Happiness

What does happiness mean to you? Often times people think of happiness in two different ways. The common view of happiness is hedonic well-being – which is the belief that happiness is based on the amount of joyful and pleasurable experiences you have. This is the kind of happiness you get from eating a delicious […]

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