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Free Won’t: Why You Shouldn’t Take Any Single Thought Too Seriously

You can’t take any single thought you have too seriously. Why? Because your mind is a lot like a “mental playground,” constantly generating and experimenting with new solutions and new ideas. Therefore, no single thought can possibly define you. So you had a scary or negative idea, or image, or dream? No big deal – […]

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Accepting Your Bias

Every mind has a bias, because everyone’s beliefs and worldview are shaped by their own unique experiences within a particular environment. So no single person has a perfect view of reality. Instead, we each have our own window into reality. And everyone’s view is going to be a little bit different. Therefore, every person you […]

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Why You Should Believe in Hard Work Over Genes

“People ask why I train so much and work so hard. Well the answer is simple: I will not allow somebody with twice the genetics and half the determination be better than me.” Unknown Are you more a product of nature or nurture? This has been a big question ever since the birth of psychology, […]

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The Power of “10 Second” Relationships

Every time we leave our homes, there is opportunity for social interaction. This is true even if it’s just something small – like talking to the cashier at a grocery store, or saying “Hi” to a neighbor, or complimenting someone’s shirt who you see on the bus or train. Many of us try to ignore […]

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Patience and the Healthy Expectation of Future Difficulties

Our patience is strongest when we have a healthy expectation of future difficulties and obstacles in our lives. Patience often comes with accepting that struggles and hardships are a part of life, and it thereby prepares us to face these struggles and hardships when they actually happen. I don’t believe we should anticipate that everything […]

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