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How to Improve Any Personality Trait

Everyone’s personality is a mixture between nature and nurture. While many of our personality tendencies may be determined by our genes, our personality is also very flexible depending on our learning and experiences. A recent study found that your personality is often much more flexible than you realize. And in addition, changes to your personality […]

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Build a Diverse Group of Friends

Every single person we choose to associate with brings out a different side of us. Therefore, the more diverse our group of friends is, the more dynamic and flexible we become as an individual. A lot of us repeat the cliche that “opposites attract,” but psychology research tells a different story. We’re much more likely […]

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Giving People Space

It is said that attention is the currency of relationships, but we have to spend it wisely. While clearly a relationship cannot work if we never spend time with that person, it’s similarly true that a relationship cannot work if we always need to spend time with that person. Too much of any one person […]

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How to Change Your Emotional Style

Everyone goes about their emotions in a different way. Richard Davidson, a leading researcher of emotions, and also a professor of psychology and psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, claims that we each have different emotional styles, which are comprised of six different components.

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The Curse of Familiarity

As we age we often become stuck in old routines and habits. In many ways, our growth stagnates. We begin to stick with what is familiar – whatever is in our “comfort zone” – and often we become stubborn, resistant, and even afraid to expose ourselves to new things. In short, we become complacent toward […]

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