Nora Lee

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4 Negative Thought Patterns That Will Hold You Back If You Don't Stop Them

Not giving in to these feelings can make all the difference.<p>Sometimes the emotions and bad mental habits that you set aside have more to do with your success than the things you do. At least, that's how it was for my stepfather, one of the great role models of my life.<p>William Allen Brobston, passed …

Great Depression

How to avoid jealousy and envy from poisoning your life

“To speak ill of others is a dishonest way of praising ourselves.” — Will Durant<p>“Mother, what is water?” — asked the baby fish<p>“Water is what you swim …

Self-help

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

9 "Gross" Things Your Body Does That Are Actually Signs That You’re Healthy

It's important to pay attention to your body, and watch out for signs that things are changing or becoming uncomfortable, since these symptoms can be …

Wellness

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Happiness

What Having These 11 Quirky Habits Reveals About Your Personality, According To Science

We all have a few (or many) interesting and quirky habits. Think about all the time you might spend biting your nails, for example, or how often you …

How To Train Your Brain To Chill Out

Around 300 emails a day; on call 24/7, double tapping everyone else’s insta-highlights while subconsciously comparing myself, constantly deciphering …

10 Things Strong Girls Stop Chasing Once They Realize How Strong They Are

Strong girls were not born that way, strong girls became strong from all the struggles they have endured through life. Once the dust settles after …

Your Mind Is An Asshole: How Our Brains Can Betray Us, According To Psychology

Dealing with uncertainty, defining experiences and rolling with the punches is part of navigating our world and our mind. There are plenty of …

Forget What Other People Expect and Do What’s Right for You

<b>“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.“ – Steve Jobs</b><p>When we come to this world, we know nothing. We are all products of …

The One Thing Happy People Do Daily That Makes a Difference

We all know people who seem to be just naturally cheerful and upbeat. Our friend, “Sam,” immediately comes to mind. His partner “Beth” told us that …

How to worry less, ease anxiety and tame toxic thoughts

The average person spends almost 80 percent of the time focused on regret about the past or anxiety about the future. How to get a handle on your worries.<p>Life would be so much different without a wall of worry in the way.<p>May is Mental Health Awareness Month, bringing attention to the one in five …

13 Ways People Who Are Obsessed With Inner Growth Think Differently

1. They understand their brain can change.<p>People who are obsessed with inner growth realize that even the most long-standing habits and patterns can …

Confidence takes time: 2018 Six steps towards a more social and confident you.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The media keeps throwing articles and TV shows at us, telling us we all should strive to be confident and youthful. Shy people are …

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

Self-help

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

Stories

For a good part of my life, one of those stories left me very intrigued: the myth of Psyche.<p>Once upon a time … a beautiful princess was admired by …

Parents and children

When I was young, my parents sent me to a mental institution three times ( 1966, 1967, 1968). The reasons in my medical files are banal. It was said …

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Everyday Ways To Feel More Present In Your Life

<b>As humans, it’s almost inevitable that we get caught up in the past or future, and forget about the present.</b><p>We think about things we’ve done, obsess …

I Am Slowly Learning That You Can’t Change People, You Can Only Love Them

Last year, there was a story about a blogger named Lexie Manion who responded to all of the people who trolled her about her weight with sincere …

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

3 Tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Manage Extreme Stress

I arrive at a job interview. I’m anxious. I really want this role. I was fired a month ago, and rent is due next week.<p>At least the receptionist is …

7 Psychological Biases You Need To Understand To Become A Stronger Person

It is easy to point out the ways in which other people fail to see their own biases and perceptions. It’s harder is to recognize our own. There’s even a term for this: the bias “blind spot,” first coined by social psychologists Emily Pronin, Daniel Lin and Lee Ross.<p>We can attribute this to …

Psychology

8 Common Signs That You're Deficient in Vitamins

A well-balanced and nutritious diet has many benefits.<p>On the other hand, a diet lacking in nutrients may cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms.<p>These …

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Self-help

The Fear of Being Alone

In my work as a clinical psychologist, I’ve seen countless patients over the years with a similar presenting concern — the fear of being alone. They …

Why Does Sex Feel So Good, Anyway?

There's a reason that sex toy shops choose names like Pleasure Chest, Good Vibrations, and Sugar. All of these words invoke the tingling, …

Sexuality