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12 “Notes to Self” About the Hard Things You Need to Do to Be Happy

<i>“You need to do hard things to be happy in life. The things most people avoid, such as those that make you uncomfortable, that are far easier to hide</i> …

Happiness

Are Your Thoughts Really The Cause Of Your Problems?

Why Your Success And Happiness Is Not Down To Your Thoughts<p><i>by</i><p>, Mindset & Hypno Coach<p>Now you may be thinking, “what does she mean? Yes it is. It’s all …

Happiness

The No BS Guide to Organizing Your Feelings

Rarely do our feelings hang neatly on fancy, perfectly spaced hangers. Instead — like our closets — we often hold a jumble of both new and outdated …

Self-help

What Is Verbal Abuse? How to Recognize Abusive Behavior and What to Do Next

Abuse comes in many forms, not all of which are physical. When someone repeatedly uses words to demean, frighten, or control someone, it’s considered …

Domestic Abuse

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

Health

The Best Quick-Fix Spot Treatments To Clear Up Pimples — Starting At $5

Imagine, for a second, that you could have a superpower — any superpower. What would you choose? Flying would be pretty righteous, provided you’re …

Atoms

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

Tame Bad Habits with This 10-Minute Mindfulness Practice

<i>This guided meditation was recorded live at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School</i>• <b>First, find a comfortable</b> …

How to Mindfully Calm Your Anger and Stop Doing Things You Regret

<b>“Neurologists claim that every time you resist acting on your anger, you’re actually rewiring your brain to be calmer and more loving.” ~Unknown</b><p>One …

Mindfulness

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

13 Ways To Be More Mindful [Infographic]

In the simplest terms, 'mindfulness' means being conscious of your thoughts and surroundings. It also forms the cornerstone of a personal philisophy …

The Benefits of Meditation: 10 Minutes to Peace, Clarity & Focus

<b>“Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you feel overwhelmed at times? Or slightly lost? …

Meditation

How To Dissolve Fear, Hurt, and Control

<b>Fear, hurt, and loss of control. The three main ingredients in our mental stew.</b><p>It’s 9:15pm on a Saturday night. I’m going on a long motorcycle ride …

Self-help

Mindful’s Top 10 Guided Practices of 2017

Here are the top 10 most popular guided mindfulness practices from Mindful.org in 2017. You can listen to the tracks embedded below, or follow the …

Mindfulness

The Best Under-$25 Moisturizers For Skin-Care Snobs

We all know a person who says they don't use drugstore skin care. Hell, maybe we even <i>are</i> that person — the one who for some reason thinks their face …

These 7 brutal truths about life are hard to admit but they'll change your life when you do

You know the old saying, “Youth is wasted on the young”?<p>I think about that sometimes – how I wish I’d had the self-awareness and confidence that I …

The Art Of Letting Go

By Rania Naim,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1GzFnU3<p>Letting go is really hard, especially when you have to let go of something you really want, …

How to Cope with a Toxic and Estranged Family Relationship

<b>“Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things that cannot be.” ~Unknown</b><p>You two are family. Maybe you grew up with …

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 …

grumpy

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

10 Strategies Resilient People Use To Bounce Back When Life Knocks Them Down

Kathryn Sandford<p>Career Resilence Coach who is passionate about thriving and growing in a complex world Read full profile<p><i>“People who soar are those</i> …

Will Power

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

6 Mindset Shifts to Help You Feel Positive During Life's Struggles

<i>(Photographer: Melissa Ya)</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p>Life is full of ups and downs. Even though we try to stay positive and happy, sometimes we just can't help but feel a little down. Things don't always go as planned. Disappointments, rejections, hurt, worries, illnesses, …

Happiness

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness

5 Reasons You’re Having A Hard Time Being Mindful

Support the news<p>Every time I talk about mindfulness, I hear a few common responses:<p>“My brain is way too busy to be mindful.”<p>“My ADD is so bad; I just …

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

Family isn’t always blood. They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

1-Minute Mindfulness Exercises

<b>Yawn and stretch for 10 seconds every hour.</b><br>Do a fake yawn if you have to. That will trigger real ones. Say “ahh” as you exhale. Notice how a yawn …