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Category: Self-Improvement

Being Human – What Does It Mean?

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human- in not having to be just happy or just sad- in the nature of…

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Practicing Self-Compassion

Being Kind to Yourself “Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love.” ― Brene Brown “You are so stupid!” “Everyone hates you.” “You…

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Quiet Your Mind

“The soul always knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is to silence the mind.” -Caroline Myss I took my daughter to the…

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How Stress Overdraws Your Energy Bank

And What to Deposit Instead “I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself…

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Life Is An Experiment

And You Are the Chief Scientist “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson In science, experimentation is…

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Personal Growth Books Which Helped Transform My Life

Non-Fiction Edition “Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will…

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Why Escapism Is Not All Bad

“To live on a day-to-day basis is insufficient for human beings; we need to transcend, transport, escape; we need meaning, understanding, and explanation; we need…

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Forcing Change Doesn’t Work

The Problem with Self-Help Trends “Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ― Aristotle I wrote an article on a while back about advice and why all…

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Are You In Control Of Life?

Or Is Life Controlling You? There are only a few who control themselves and their affairs by a guiding purpose; the rest do not proceed;…

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Why You Need to Rethink the “Grind” and “Hustle”

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” – Dolly Parton At the beginning of my career, I worked…

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Why Being Pissed Off Is a YOU Problem

“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb…

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The Decline of Common Courtesy

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain This is going to be a bit of a…

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You Don’t Have to Explain Yourself

The Need to Justify Our Choices “Some things in life are too complicated to explain in any language.”  ― Haruki Murakami About a year ago, I…

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My Interests Don’t Need Your Approval

And Yours Don’t Need Mine “I can elect something I love and absorb myself in it.”  ― Anaïs Nin The world is full of people. A…

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Embracing the Struggle in Life

And What I’ve Learned from the Pain “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes,…

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What Is Your Life Worth?

The Selling Of Our Hours For Comfort “There are thousands and thousands of people living lives of quiet, screaming desperation, working long hard hours at jobs…

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What Decisions Have You Made About Yourself?

Are They Really True? “A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self…

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The Bullshit Myth of Success

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” ― Albert Einstein What is success? You hear that word all the time,…

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