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5 Reasons People Have Low Self-Confidence

5 Reasons People Have Low Self-Confidence

Understanding the causes of low self-confidence is a first step in boosting it. The most important thing to know about low self-confidence is that it is not your fault. The factors that contribute to low self-confidence combine and interact differently for each person. Your genes, cultural background, childhood experiences, and other life circumstances all play a role. But don’t lose heart — although we can’t change the experiences in our past that shaped us, there is plenty we can do…

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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Now

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, Now

By: Jordyn Cormier     June 5, 2016 We all strive for comfort constantly: softer chairs, bigger cars, more easily prepared meals. But our endless quest for comfort is harmful. Over time, the fortress of comfort we build around ourselves begins to strangle our happiness. When we fall into the security of comfort—be it a cushy job, an intimate relationship or a steady routine—we gradually begin to lose that vibrancy, that creative spark that drives us to seek out new…

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4 Science-Backed Tips For Achieving Your Dreams

4 Science-Backed Tips For Achieving Your Dreams

by Dr. Emma Seppälä    February 9, 2016 Whether it’s New Year’s resolutions or any other milestone we want to achieve, most of us give up on that career goal, diet, mindfulness practice, or exercise regimen we committed to however long ago. All too often, our efforts fail, and we find ourselves unable to detach our backsides from the sofa and our hands from the chocolate. There’s a scientific reason for this. You’ve basically got self-control fatigue. The good news,…

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Top 10 Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions

Top 10 Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions

by Alyssa Sparacino This year, pick one of these worthy resolutions, and stick with it. Here’s to your health! New Year, healthier you New Year’s resolutions are a bit like babies: They’re fun to make but extremely difficult to maintain. Each January, roughly one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way. A much smaller percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions. While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least a week,…

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6 Ways to Set Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

6 Ways to Set Goals You’ll Actually Achieve

By Anne Harding  Reviewed by Justin Laube, MD   10/2/2015 Explore the psychology behind goal setting and learn how to make it work for you. Once you set your goal, use implementation intentions to help you grab opportunities to reach it, and overcome or sidestep obstacles that could keep you from achieving it. Want to make big or small changes in your life? It may seem like a simple idea, but setting goals is a great first step — and understanding…

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The Benefits of Optimism

The Benefits of Optimism

Staying positive can improve stress management, productivity, and your health By Elizabeth Scott, M.S.   Stress Management Expert    April 02, 2015. Do you know someone who seems to always have a smile and a positive thought? Or are you yourself one of those people who is full of optimism? Hardships are seen as ‘learning experiences’ by optimists, and even the most miserable day always holds the promise for them that ‘tomorrow will probably be better.’ If you always see…

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5 Thoughts That Can Get You Through (Almost) Anything

5 Thoughts That Can Get You Through (Almost) Anything

Collected over a lifetime, advice to keep you moving forward.  Post published by Meg Selig on May 06, 2015 in Changepower I’ve been given a lot of advice in my life, some good, some bad, most forgettable, and some…outstanding. I’ve previously written about one unforgettable piece of “advice” (it wasn’t exactly advice) from my father. Now I’m adding 5 more nuggets to the list. The words of wisdom below are so concise and powerful that I find myself reciting them…

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5 Truths About Creating The Life You Really Want

5 Truths About Creating The Life You Really Want

It’s interesting how often we’re asked the question, “What do you want?” Sometimes we’re able to meet this with an emphatically clear, “This AND this, please!” And sometimes we’re not. Whether limiting beliefs get in the way, or you have too many possibilities to choose from, all of a sudden that carefree gut feeling that knew exactly what you wanted turns into a feeble, uninspired, “Well, I know what I don’t want …” Knowing what you don’t want is certainly…

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10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

10 Things Science Says Will Make You Happy

Daily habits can affect our well-being. Here are 10 simple actions that research has shown make people feel good. By Jen Angel / YES! Magazine February 23, 2015 In the last few years, psychologists and researchers have been digging up hard data on a question previously left to philosophers: What makes us happy? Researchers like the father-son team Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener, Stanford psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky, and ethicist Stephen Post have studied people all over the world to find…

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