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The Psychology of People Who “Hate People”

<i>You’ve most likely met someone who says that they “hate people,” “don’t like people,” “think people are stupid,” or some variant of that. Humans are</i> …

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Which Chakra Are You Most Connected To? - Mind Game

Which chakra resonates most with your personality? Do you feel very emotionally impacted by the plight of your fellow beings? Do you find it easy to …

10 DIY Mid-Century Modern Projects to Give Your Home Some Serious Personality

Mid-century modern decor is striking, timeless, and a little funky. Here are some DIYs to try to add some MCM flair to your home. Make and Do Crew1. …

One Hard Thing You Have to Do to Be Happy, Healthy and Successful

Think about the most common problems we deal with in our lives – from laziness to lack of exercise to unhealthy diets to procrastination, and so …

A New Path to Intimacy (Inside and Outside the Bedroom)

Dobino via Adobe Stock<p>We all want intimacy.<p>We all want to feel close and connected to someone. To feel seen, appreciated and held.<p>But the way most of us have been taught to go about intimacy is actually causing a lot of struggle in our relationships. And it may be holding us back from the deeper, …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

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7 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Want to be happier?<p>Great--but don't just <i>wish</i> for a greater sense of satisfaction, fulfillment, and joy. Do something about it. Take a different approach. Adopt a different mindset.<p>And then let those beliefs guide your actions.<p>Here are some of the habits of remarkably happy people:<p>1. They choose …

7 Science-Backed Methods To Get You Out Of Your Head

People get stuck in their heads all the time – some of us more than others. Although it’s lovely to ponder life and inquisite about yourself, the problem is that the majority of our thoughts are not so upbeat. When we’re in mind-wandering mode (a.k.a., “in your head”), thoughts usually turn to what …

Buddhist Psychological Practices That Can Help Relieve Anxiety

Many people use the words fear and anxiety interchangeably, as if they referred to identical emotional states. Yet while we may conceive of the two words as entirely corresponding, the neurobiology are quite different. The physiological reactions that occur when we hear the crackling sound of …

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

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5 STRATEGIES TO BRING YOU MORE HAPPINESS

SURE FIRE WAYS TO HAVE A SMILE ON YOUR FACE.<p>Happiness is a life-long practice.<p>At Life is Good, we <i>choose</i> to focus on the good in life, and through …

10 Things You Must Give Up To Move Forward

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

Ronda Rousey More Than Just the World's 'Most Dominant Athlete'

Perfection is a false construct.<p>But in the here and now, Ronda Rousey, dubbed the world's most dominant athlete by Jon Wertheim of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, seems as close to perfect as one might get. It's a completely unfair label to saddle on anyone. But after Saturday night's destruction of Bethe …

Why Do People With Mental Illness Self-Sabotage?

There is a lot of talk about why people with mental illness self-sabotage. The other day, while reading online, I saw this quote: “I am afraid of two …

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Emotional Health: 7 Habits of Emotionally Successful People

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Your emotional health is at the crux of your quality of life. Without happiness, hopefulness and well-being, it’s difficult to reach …

Here's How Thoughts Work, and How Fast

Thoughts are something that we experience every single day. Sometimes, we force ourselves to think about something so that we can better understand …

Understanding The Avoidant Personality: 6 Ways to Cope

Have you ever had a relationship with someone who appeared loving and interested in the relationship, only to later pull away when things got too …

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Why You Should Never Flip Off A Woman In Traffic...

Meta-Meditation: A Skeptic Meditates on Meditation

What do you call it when you try to meditate but can't stop thinking about meditation?<p>Meta-meditation.<p>I've meditated on and off, mostly off—okay, …

How I Finally Made Peace With My Anxiety Disorder

I sank into the faded green couch and prepared to tell another stranger about a part of myself I'd been trying to get rid of since I was a child; to describe what it feels like on those rare occasions when my brain tells me to run from everything; when even the most mundane daily tasks -- driving …

Why You Should Focus on Happiness, Not Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>We grew up learning the art of productivity -- from getting up early to go to school, attending all the classes, to finishing homework, going to bed early and getting up the next morning just to do it all over again. We learned to embrace …

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You | Inc.com

To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, but you will be more successful. It <i>is</i> possible--all you have to …

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