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Posts Tagged ‘Perspective’

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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The Belief in Mind-Body Dualism Can Make Us Act Less Healthy

Throughout many cultures there is a prevailing belief that the mind is separate from the body – this is called “mind-body dualism.” Many people still wish to believe this today, even with increasing research on how our biology and brain is directly connected to our psychology and mental health. Perhaps one major reason people want […]

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How to Not Become Intoxicated by Success

Success can often feed into our egos and get inside our heads. We achieve something awesome in life, and we begin to feel a toxic sense of superiority that can last for days, weeks, months, and even years. There’s the old saying that “success changes people,” and for many people that may be true. We […]

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How to Let Go of Negative Thinking

The most positive minds are still going to have negative thoughts every now and then. We are not in complete control of our thoughts, some will pop up from time to time that we don’t invite into our heads. The big difference is how we respond to this negative thinking when it happens. Here are […]

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How the Law of Attraction Made Me Hate Myself

When I was first seeking self improvement about 8 years ago I was in a dark place, so I was pretty desperate and gullible. The more someone claimed they could help me, the more I was willing to devour everything they said. I was introduced to the promising ideas found in books and movies like […]

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