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Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’

5 Attitudes Wired in Happy and Successful Brains

I’ve been studying psychology and self-improvement for many years now. A lot of my research includes getting into the minds of happy and successful people (by asking questions and observing their behavior), and then trying to determine what it is that makes them the way they are. One thing I’ve noticed about almost every single […]

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The Revolt Against Money

A lot of people have very strong beliefs about money. In this article, I try to dispel some of the most common misconceptions I believe lead to unhealthy attitudes about money, and why we should cultivate a more balanced view about money and how it fits into our value system. I imagine that before you […]

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Changing Habits: What Keeps Me Stuck In Old Ways?

There are problems in my life that I have been conscious of for a very long time, but haven’t yet found the capacity to fix. I reflect on these old ways and old patterns, and I can clearly see the unnecessary pain and suffering they have caused me. Yet I remain stuck in them. Even […]

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Practice is More Important Than Theory

“In theory, there is no difference between practice and theory. In practice, there is.” Jan L. A. van de Snepscheut If you read and talk about personal development too much, then it can begin to turn into a kind of mystical abstraction. The more you try to intellectualize about it, the further away your goals […]

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Universal Compassion

I have a challenge for you – but first I want to write a little about universal compassion. Many religions and philosophies hold “universal compassion” as a moral value that we should try to practice in our everyday life. It is best defined as a desire to alleviate the suffering of others, and it is […]

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