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Letting Go of Lost Loved Ones

Death is a part of life. We don’t always like to admit it, but it’s true. The people in our lives probably aren’t always going to be there forever, so the question is, “How will you handle the death of someone when it happens?” I believe that death doesn’t necessarily have to be a negative […]

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How to Avoid Magical Thinking in Your Relationships

As children, some of our first exposure to love, romance, and relationships is what we see in television shows, movies, books, and other forms of culture and entertainment. This can sometimes have a negative effect on our worldview, especially if we begin to form beliefs and ideals about relationships that aren’t always practical in the […]

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Improve Feelings of Self-Love in 5 Minutes

Self-love is one of the most important attributes to cultivate. When you love yourself, other aspects of your life begin to fall into place naturally. This is because with self-love there is no fear and anxiety to prove yourself to others. You are comfortable in your own skin, living your own life the way you […]

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How to Love Someone You Don’t Like

We don’t always have to like someone for us to have love for them. Sure – it may not be “friendship” love or “family” love or “romantic” love. However, we can have “compassionate” love for anyone, despite any differences or shortcomings that person may have. Compassion is our ability to understand and sympathize with the […]

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How Much Love Can You Create in an fMRI in 5 Minutes?

In an interesting “1st Annual Love Competition” associated with The Stanford Center for Cognitive and Neurobiological Imaging, contestants had 5 minutes in an fMRI machine to love someone as hard as they could. The brain regions involved in producing the neurochemical experience of love were measured, and the contestant who generated the greatest level of […]

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