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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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Patience and the Healthy Expectation of Future Difficulties

Our patience is strongest when we have a healthy expectation of future difficulties and obstacles in our lives. Patience often comes with accepting that struggles and hardships are a part of life, and it thereby prepares us to face these struggles and hardships when they actually happen. I don’t believe we should anticipate that everything […]

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3 Sources of Happiness That Aren’t Tied to People or Stuff

It’s incredibly important to find sources of happiness in your life that aren’t tied to people or stuff. Because you can’t always depend on “people” or “stuff” to be there for you all of the time. So if your happiness is only tied to them, it’s going to be much easier to lose that happiness […]

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How Perfectionism Destroys Happiness

If you want to never be happy or satisfied with your life, one great way to do that is to raise your expectations to an unrealistically high standard that can never possibly be met. This is the essence of perfectionism. It’s the inability to be happy with something until it is perfect, without any flaws […]

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