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“I Will Never Be Happy”

Have you ever had the thought that, “I will never be happy?” Be honest. Maybe at one point in your life the thought had at least crossed your mind, or maybe this belief still persists today even as you read the words on this page. Because I’ll be honest with you, I have had this […]

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How to Disempower Intrusive Thoughts

Intrusive thoughts are involuntary and unpleasant thoughts, images, or ideas that pop into our mind. They are a common symptom in those with anxiety, depression, OCD, and PTSD; however, the truth is most people experience intrusive thoughts from time to time. Common intrusive thoughts are usually associated with aggression, impulsive urges, and sexual fantasies. And […]

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Beliefs and Your Map of Reality

Beliefs have a huge impact on our lives – there’s no doubt about it. Any belief, regardless of how true it is, guides our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors on a daily basis. A belief reflects our “map of the world.” It helps us navigate through reality. And the kind of map we have is going […]

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Mind Reprogramming: Changing Your Brain By Changing Your Thoughts

“The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.” William James When I first started getting interested in self-improvement (over half a decade ago), I quickly found that I had more control over my mind and thoughts than I originally believed. Before I knew anything, I […]

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Self-Talk Can Improve Sports Performance

A recent meta-analysis of 32 psychology study confirms that how athletes use their self-talk greatly influences their sports performance.

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