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Just You and Your Thoughts

Imagine just you and your thoughts, alone in an empty room, with nothing else to distract you. How long would you be able to spend in this room by yourself? For most people, the answer seems to be “not very long at all.” In a recent study published in Science, participants were asked to spend […]

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Turning Emotions Up and Down at the Flick of a Switch

Our minds can often be influenced by our environment in many ways without us even realizing it. A fascinating new

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3 Reasons Your Therapist May Be Failing You

Before I begin, I must say that I’m not against therapy whatsoever. Therapy can be an incredibly valuable tool in improving yourself and well-being. Therapists provide social support, someone to listen to you, and often times someone to give you constructive feedback on how to improve your life. However, not all therapists are necessarily good […]

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The Power of “10 Second” Relationships

Every time we leave our homes, there is opportunity for social interaction. This is true even if it’s just something small – like talking to the cashier at a grocery store, or saying “Hi” to a neighbor, or complimenting someone’s shirt who you see on the bus or train. Many of us try to ignore […]

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Do You Talk About Your Problems Too Much?

We all need to express our feelings every now and then. And it’s good to have people who will just listen and be supportive of us when we are feeling down and in the dirt. However, there’s a point where you can talk about your problems too much – and even become addicted to your […]

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