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Rewriting the Story of Your Life: A Process of Self-Exploration Through Writing

When we look back on our lives, we often aren’t watching a perfect recording of what has happened to us. Instead, our brains are creating a story. Certain memories immediately stand out to us more than others, then our brains find meaning in those memories and transform them into a coherent narrative of events. Our […]

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A Conversation Between Your Positive Self and Negative Self

We’re complex beings. Often times there isn’t one singular self that makes us who we are, but many multiple selves that are tugging away simultaneously. Whichever “self” wins the tug of war is the one that gets to choose how we respond to any given situation. Sometimes our “positive self” wins. Sometimes our “negative self” […]

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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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What Kind of Relationships Are You Trying to Attract In Your Life?

Relationships are a lot like a puzzle; we all have our rough edges, it’s just about finding the people who fit. Before you go out and seek new relationships – whether friendship, or romantic, or business, or whatever – reflect on what it is you are really looking for. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying […]

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Write A Plan on How To Accomplish Your Goals (It Will Minimize Stress)

According to the Zeigarnik effect, individuals are more likely to remember incomplete or interrupted tasks better than completed ones. The idea behind this effect is that when we aren’t given a chance to finish a task, it continues to ruminate in our minds, and we regret not being able to complete it. But when we […]

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