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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Role Models

One of the most important exercises I recommend in self improvement is to create a “role models” list and describe what you admire about each person and why. Learning from other people can often be a much bigger resource for improving our lives than any book or class. When you find someone who has real […]

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How to Improve Any Personality Trait

Everyone’s personality is a mixture between nature and nurture. While many of our personality tendencies may be determined by our genes, our personality is also very flexible depending on our learning and experiences. We can improve certain aspects of our personality by learning more about the underlying thoughts and behaviors that reflect that personality, and […]

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Negative Visualization: 3 Meditations on Suffering and Tragedy

Trying to only think positively can give you a distorted and unhealthy view of reality. It doesn’t prepare you for the hardships and tragedy that many of us will often face throughout the course of our lives. There’s a tool called negative visualization that can help you build a more grounded and realistic view of […]

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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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Mind Garden Meditation: How to Connect More With Your Subconscious

The “Mind Garden” meditation is a mental exercise you can do to build a stronger connection with your subconscious mind. The basic idea is to imagine a garden inside your mind, and then revisit this garden on a weekly basis to see what signals your subconscious is communicating to you, as well as how to […]

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