Lori Heywood

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15 proven practices that will lead to better relationships

You’ve probably heard the adage that an organization’s greatest assets are its people. I’d like to take that one step further and share that, in my …

10 Things to Remember Before You Take Things Personally

Let me share three quick stories and some life-changing lessons with you…• This morning at a train stop near the hospital, a man and his three young …

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7 Myths About Emotions That Will Prevent You From Being Mentally Strong

Before you can understand how your feelings influence your thoughts and behavior, you need to know the truth about emotions.<p>Even though emotions influence how you perceive events and how you make decisions, most people spend very little time talking about their feelings.<p>To avoid the awkwardness of …

Emotional Intelligence

OCD linked to inflammation in the brain

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an intrusive condition that remains difficult to treat. This is due, in part, to the causes behind the disorder …

We Don’t Meet Anyone by Accident—3 Types of Cosmic Connections.

A post shared by Style ∆ Theory (@ashleylaurenreiser) on Jan 19, 2017 at 3:35pm PST<p><i>“Saying I didn’t plan to meet you only means my soul knew</i> …

Leaving Social Media Taught Me How Broken The News Cycle Is

In December, I began a three-month break from Facebook and Twitter. I was on a brief book leave from FiveThirtyEight, and with the election finally …

Social Media

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

5 ways to train your brain to stop overthinking everything

Problems. We all have them.<p>Some are small, others are big.<p>But whatever life is throwing our way, one thing remains true:<p>We think about them.<p>We think …

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …