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Give Yourself Time to Digest Big Life Events

Our lives are always changing in both small and large ways. Sometimes these changes can be very sudden and abrupt. They hit us hard and unexpectedly, and we’re forced to take a step back and reevaluate just what has happened. These big life events can seem dramatic and hard-to-swallow at first, which is why it’s […]

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5 Mental Health Boosters to Combat Winter Sadness

Winter sadness (or “seasonal affective disorder”) is a very common psychological phenomenon where people feel more depressed and unmotivated during winter months of the year. In fact, one recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that mental health searches on Google tend to increase during winter months and decrease during summer […]

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Negative Visualization: 3 Meditations on Suffering and Tragedy

Trying to only think positively can give you a distorted and unhealthy view of reality. It doesn’t prepare you for the hardships and tragedy that many of us will often face throughout the course of our lives. There’s a tool called negative visualization that can help you build a more grounded and realistic view of […]

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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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The Online Disinhibition Effect: 6 Ways the Internet Turns Us Into Assholes

The internet has become an everyday part of our existence. Most of us can’t go a single day without checking our email, social networks, playing online games, posting on message boards, or visiting our favorite blogs. The benefits of all this information and inter-connectivity with others are obvious, but we’re just beginning to learn more […]

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