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4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

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Self-publishing Your Book is Not Hard: A Toolkit For First-Timers

A good idea is just one piece of the book-writing pie. Here's a toolkit to start and finish your book.<p>It's time to write your book. <i>And</i> publish it. To start off on the right foot, read through these helpful tips that will make the process easier.<p>Background: I wrote, edited, formatted, and published …

5 Meditation Apps to Help You Relax After the Election

If you’ve felt stressed and anxious throughout this election cycle, you’re not alone. As one of the most monumental presidential elections comes to a …

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12 Things You Should Forgo to be Truly Happy in Life

To be truly happy is what most of us are trying to achieve, but along the way, things get in the way. What we need to do and where we need to go …

5 Ways Mentally Tough People Deal With Stress and Anxiety

Here's a hint: Find a way to release your emotions.<p>Do you have anxious thoughts, fears, and worries that invade your space daily?<p>Anxiety is often the result of fears that you may have about uncertain situations, places, and even people in your life (like your boss!). Even worse, you may be working …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Every Day

The good news is that, according to science, you have the ability to control the happiness you feel.<p>Although it is, more or less, everyone's ultimate life goal, long-term happiness is something the average person finds incredibly difficult to achieve. The good news is that, according to science, …

How to Stop Worrying By Staying Present With Mindfulness

Excessive worry seems to continue to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can …

The 1 Thing Nobody Understands About Social Media Marketing (and It's Seriously Mind-Boggling)

You're doing it wrong.<p>Let's get down in the weeds for a second about social-media marketing.<p>I cannot tell you how many times a day I hear the words, "We need to be on Facebook. We should be posting more on Twitter. We should show people our culture on Instagram."<p>Nobody cares.<p>That's the cold, …

10 Critical Questions You Must Answer if You Want to Write a Book

Don't skip any of these questions if you want your book to be extremely successful.<p>After my book was released, I was surprised by how many people asked me for advice on how to write and publish a book. Like all authors I learned a lot along the way. Here are 10 critical questions you must answer …

Don't try to be happy. We're programmed to be dissatisfied | Frank T McAndrew

Perpetual bliss would completely undermine our will to accomplish anything at all – that’s why perfect contentment has probably been evolved out of us<p>In the 1990s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman led the positive psychology movement, which placed the study of human happiness squarely at the …

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Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Psychologists say this is the simplest way to get — and stay — happy

When was the last time you felt truly happy? The kind of happy where you feel as if you just won an Olympic gold?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, …

3 Insights That Will Immediately Increase Your Happiness Every Single Day

Stop setting yourself up for failure and start being happy now.<p>Most people make the same huge mistake when it comes to finding happiness. With the best intentions, individuals contribute to their own suffering and create a barrier between themselves and the happiness they seek.<p>The single biggest …

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

3 Ways to Find Your Peace When Life Feels Overwhelming

<i>Too much to do, not enough time to do it.</i>Sound familiar?Twenty-five years ago, at the dawn of the modern internet revolution, people were predicting …

How To Be More Like Frida Kahlo, As Told By Frida Kahlo

In honor of the Mexican painter's birthday, some life advice from the icon herself.<p>Let’s face it: We all wish we could be Frida Kahlo. She was a feminist before her time, incorporated indigenous and national Mexican symbols into her art with complete authenticity, and kept up a passionate -- if …

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

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What Are Your Happiness Strengths and Weaknesses?

Learn what you need to improve to become a happier person.<p>Sometimes happiness can feel like a matter of luck, circumstance, or hereditary predisposition, but as I've covered here before, happiness is really a set of skills.<p>"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this …

This just in: Science proves yoga changes your DNA

A study conducted by Harvard University, has empirically proven that yoga positively changes your cellular metabolic functions, ie, it improves the …