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Why Materialism Makes You Miserable (And What To Do About It)

There’s an invisible force in this world that turns people into selfish, ungrateful, anti-social, unfriendly, and miserable creatures. If you’ve read the title of this article, you know I’m talking about materialism. In today’s society, it’s almost impossible not to develop any materialistic tendencies. Think about it, from a very young age we are being bombarded with […]

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Reframe Your World: How to Turn Adversity into Opportunity, Weakness into Strength, and Failure into Success

Reframe(riːˈfreɪm)verb Definition (my own): To change the meaning of a situation by reinterpreting it in a more resourceful way. Put differently, to change how we think about a situation by looking at it from a different “frame”. Reframing is all about reinterpreting the world to our liking. It’s about getting a new perspective, challenging assumptions, and going […]

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Your Why: The Key to Lasting Behavior Change

Ever tried to make a positive behavior change? Maybe build a new habit such as exercising more regularly, meditating every morning, getting up early, being more grateful, cleaning your house more often, studying harder for school, or eating healthier? How’d that work out for you? Let me guess: You started off very disciplined in the beginning, but […]

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Want to Be Happy? Make The People Around You Happy.

If you didn’t get the memo, happiness pays. According to leading happiness researcher Sonja Lyubomirsky, happiness makes people more sociable, strengthens their immune system, builds more satisfying relationships, improves productivity, lengthens people’s life, and generally makes people more successful in life. The state of happiness literally primes your mind and body for peak performance. Shawn Achor, another […]

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