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Create Your Own Personal Philosophy

The importance of creating your own personal philosophy, and not just identifying yourself with one school of thought.

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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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The Power of Asking Yourself Questions

Humans have an incredible capacity to reflect on their own self – their thoughts, emotions, habits, and relationships. It’s exactly this self-awareness that makes us so intelligent and gives us the ability to adapt to our environment so effectively. One of the most useful tools we have while reflecting is the power to ask ourselves […]

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How to Change the Way You Process Negative Memories

The way we think of past events in our lives is very flexible and subject to change. Whenever we look back at our life story, it can change based on our perspective and what information about our lives we choose to pay attention to and find important. We can take this flexible nature of our […]

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Focus on Positive Memories, Celebrate the Small Wins, and Keep Yourself Motivated

Focus on positive memories Focusing on positive memories can be a great way of staying motivated and committed toward our long-term goals and values. In a 2011 issue of Psychological Science, researchers discovered that loyal baseball fans are more likely to remember details of events when their team won, rather than when their team lost. […]

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