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Starting a New Chapter in Your Life

What does it mean to start a new chapter in your life? How do you know when one chapter ends and another begins? Is it a physical boundary that you cross, or a mental boundary that you cross? For many people, we identify “starting a new chapter in our lives” with major life events such […]

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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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5 Lessons I Learned In School And Now Want To Forget

At a very early age in our development, many of us are expected to go into educational institutions that prepare us for the real world. In theory, we should prepare young individuals with the life skills they will need to be successful as they reach adulthood. Subjects like science, math, English, and history can be […]

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Anger Can Make Us More Rational

A recent study in Cognition and Emotion found that anger can sometimes make us more critical thinkers by inhibiting our confirmation bias. Instead of only searching for information that supports our beliefs, anger can create a “moving against” tendency that motivates us to seek alternative information that opposes our assumptions. The study had participants do […]

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Not Everything Is In Your Control

Personal development often means a shift in responsibility. But we have to be cautious when assigning blame to ourselves.

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