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Posts Tagged ‘Perspective’

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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There Are Many Paths to Choose From

“There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.” Chinese Proverb The beauty of life is often found in its diversity and complexity. When I observe the variety in human beings, I am endlessly fascinated and bewildered by just how diverse we can be sometimes. We all […]

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How to Get Over People Always Judging You

All of us go through events in our social life where we fear being negatively judged by others. Perhaps you have made your own judgements throughout your life about certain people and what you think of them. Making judgements about others is something the human brain likes to do. From an evolutionary standpoint, we had […]

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Follow the Middle Way in Self Improvement

We have a tendency to swing from one extreme to another, when often finding a “middle way” is the best course of action. We often fall into this problem when we try something, it doesn’t work out, so we overcompensate by doing the exact opposite. For example, when I first started trying to date girls, […]

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How to Overcome Mean World Syndrome

Do you think we live in a mean and terrible world? Then you may have mean world syndrome. Mean world syndrome is a concept proposed by George Gerbner, an influential professor of communication who spent his life studying how culture and media influences our beliefs and perception about society. The basic idea behind mean world […]

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