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Posts Tagged ‘Success’

How to Build Thick Skin and Stop Being So Sensitive

What does it mean to have “thick skin?” Usually, it means a person is able to take criticism, insults, and unpleasant information without getting too emotional and riled up about it. A person who doesn’t have thick skin can be very sensitive and over-reactive. You’ll often find them yelling, crying, or being defensive whenever they […]

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Grit and the Need for Achievement

We humans have many needs. Our most commonly recognized needs include food, water, sleep, shelter, and comfort to survive, but we also crave a lot more than that out of life. Aside from our basic needs for survival, we also have many psychological needs. These include needs such as confidence, meaning, and love. These things […]

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30 Positive Reframes: How to Start Changing Your Perspective on Life

The single most important attribute in cultivating happiness and success in your life is your ability to create positive reframes. A positive reframe is taking a situation and trying to find something good in it. It’s incredibly simple in theory, but it can be very difficult to practice. Two people can have the same exact […]

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The “What the Hell” Effect: Don’t Let a Couple Mistakes Distract You From Progress

It’s very easy to get frustrated on the path of self improvement – almost too easy. We try to make a positive change, we slip up and make a mistake, and we quickly think “screw it” and give up. Take for example, someone who is trying to quit smoking. They try to quit cold turkey […]

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We’re All Hypnotized: How to Override Your Automatic Behaviors

You’re only conscious of a small fraction of your thoughts, emotions, habits, and choices. The rest of it happens in your brain unconsciously, without any effort on your part. In this way, a lot of us are hypnotized for most of the time. We don’t make many conscious choices about what we say or do, […]

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