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The Top 3 Reasons Why You Self-Sabotage and How to Stop

The Top 3 Reasons Why You Self-Sabotage and How to Stop

Faulty thinking and fear of failure play a part. It’s easy to sabotage yourself when you’re trying to meet an important goal, like developing healthier habits, getting assignments done on time, saving money, managing weight, or building healthy relationships. Self-sabotage isn’t just one thing — it can have many causes — but the end result is that you get off track, mess up relationships, don’t get things done, or don’t perform as well as you would like. All of this…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

You have a 96% chance of surviving a plane crash. Canada produces 85% of the world’s maple syrup. Crying is good for your health, flushing unhealthy bacteria out of your body, strengthening the immune system and relieving stress. Adding salt to pineapple will actually cause it to taste sweeter. ~Happy Friday!~ source: @faccccct 

How Trying Something Outside Your Comfort Zone Can Pull You Out of a Mental Rut

How Trying Something Outside Your Comfort Zone Can Pull You Out of a Mental Rut

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy Have you ever come to a crossroad in your life? You know something needs to change, but you have more than one option—and it feels like there’s a lot of pressure on you to make the right choice. That was me a few months ago. I was stressed, overworked, and in what you…

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Why Your Phone And The ‘fear Of Missing Out’ May Negatively Impact Your Mental Health

Why Your Phone And The ‘fear Of Missing Out’ May Negatively Impact Your Mental Health

 Electronic devices, such as smartphones and computers, are a necessity of day-to-day life; but that reliance on devices may be taking a toll on Canadians’ mental health. A new survey by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) suggests, on average, Ontario adults spend more than 11 hours per week using social media or communicating via email, and nearly four hours per week playing screen-based games. That’s 15 hours a week not including the amount of time spent on…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Humans have a strong relationship with music because of the way that music affects our feelings, our thinking, and our emotional state. Kissing is healthier than shaking hands. A study found that people born in May have the lowest risk of illness and disease, while those born in October have the highest. In Russia, it is illegal to tell kids that gay people exist. The inability to pronounce the letter “r” is called rhotacism, making it impossible for the sufferers…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Dreamt is the only English word  that ends in the letters “mt.” Human muscles are limited by our brain –  we actually have the strength  to move cars and boulders. At least once a day  your immune system  destroys a cell that  would have become cancer if it lived. Distance doesn’t necessarily  ruin a relationship.  You don’t have to see someone  everyday to be in love.   Bees are directly responsible  for the production of 70% of  fruits, vegetables, seeds,…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

  People are more likely to cry at night  because the lack of sleep makes emotions hard to control.   An Oxford University study has found that for every person you fall in love with and accommodate into your life  you lose two close friends.   A pizza delivery is more likely to arrive to your home  sooner than an ambulance in a case of an emergency.   Eating celery is technically exercise. When you eat celery,  you burn more…

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5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

1. Give up dwelling on “If only…” Most of us have goals, both big (go back to school and get a master’s degree) and small (pare down that pile of junk mail). What keeps us from meeting our goals? Why are some goals successfully achieved, while others remain on our to-do list, nagging us for months or even years at a time? I’ve written before about how to set goals that are more likely to be met. And though a…

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How To Let Go Of Unneeded Attachments And Experience True Freedom

How To Let Go Of Unneeded Attachments And Experience True Freedom

August 2, 2015   Steven Bancarz               “Attachment is the root of all suffering” – Buddha We all want to be free and feel free, but what does this really look like?  Most people imagine it looks like something along the lines of being your own boss, not living by the alarm clock, or leaving the ratrace.  The truth is, freedom is more of a mental state than anything else, and you can be…

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10 Forgotten Truths to Help You Get Through Hard Times

10 Forgotten Truths to Help You Get Through Hard Times

WRITTEN by MARC CHERNOFF  “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” –Friedrich Nietzsche The wisest, most loving, and well rounded people you have ever met are likely those who have known misery, known defeat, known the heartbreak of losing something or someone they loved, and have found their way out of the depths of their own despair.  These people have experienced many ups and downs, and have gained an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that…

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