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10 Ways to Become More Resilient

10 Ways to Become More Resilient

10 Ways to Become More Resilient Build Your Resilience and Coping Skills With These Tips Resilience can often mean the difference between handling pressure and losing your cool. Resilient people tend to maintain a more positive outlook and cope with stress more effectively. Research has shown that while some people seem to come by resilience naturally, these behaviors can also be learned. The following are just a few of the techniques you should focus on in order to foster your…

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Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

It takes your brain approximately 90 seconds to decide whether or not you like someone. Pineapples are not a single fruit, but a group of berries that have fused together. Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. On average, a 4-year-old child asks 437 questions a day. Happy Friday!  source:   factualfacts.com   https://twitter.com/Fact   @Fact

Fun Fact Friday

Fun Fact Friday

Women are twice as likely to suffer from insomnia than men. This is mostly due to the hormonal changes that women often experience. When ignored by someone whose attention means the most to you, the reaction in the brain is similar to physical pain. Pistanthrophobia is a common fear of trusting people due to past experiences with relationships gone bad. Studies show acting confidently is the surest key to success – If you fake it, you will make it. Happy…

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Here’s Exactly How to Tap into Your Intuition for a Happier, Healthier Life

Here’s Exactly How to Tap into Your Intuition for a Happier, Healthier Life

How many times have you said to yourself, “I had a bad feeling about this. I just wish I had listened to my gut!” You don’t have to be a psychic to tune in to your inner voice, and it can help you make better decisions in every area of your life. Are intuition and instinct the same thing? “People who think intuition comes from the unconscious may be confusing it with instinct,” says Seana Moran, EdD, a developmental psychologist…

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What Is Attachment Theory?

What Is Attachment Theory?

Introduction to attachment theory in developmental psychology, including Bowlby and Ainsworth’s contributions, evaluation and criticisms of attachment theory. Attachment theory is a concept in developmental psychology that concerns the importance of “attachment” in regards to personal development. Specifically, it makes the claim that the ability for an individual to form an emotional and physical “attachment” to another person gives a sense of stability and security necessary to take risks, branch out, and grow and develop as a personality. Naturally, attachment…

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Follow These 6 Steps to Stress Less and Stay Motivated

Follow These 6 Steps to Stress Less and Stay Motivated

Stress. It’s that slap-in-the-face feeling you get when there are too many demands, too many people to please, and too little time to get it all done. This is not a pleasant or productive state to be in. Sure, a little stress can be motivating and even energizing, but even working best under pressure has its limits. Eventually, it becomes physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. When you reach that point, you don’t want to do anything. You’re tense, on edge,…

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5 Crucial Reasons You Should Talk More

5 Crucial Reasons You Should Talk More

Have you ever been sitting on a subway or plane and felt annoyed because the person sitting next to you keeps trying to chat and chat and chat with you? One thing we know about human nature is that there are introverts and extroverts in this world, and everyone falls somewhere on that continuum. Some people seem to be programmed to talk and engage, and others are genetically programmed the opposite way. But what makes some people less talkative than…

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11 Little Tricks to Stop Being Socially Awkward

11 Little Tricks to Stop Being Socially Awkward

Even the most confident communicators can sometimes feel insecure at a party, meeting, or other friendly get-together. Use these pro tips to summon your swagger, or at least feel more self-assured. Play host Put yourself more at ease by taking the lead socially. “Introduce people to each other,” suggests Dianna Booher, author of Communicate With Confidence: How to Say It Right the First Time and Every Time. “Take hats and coats and invite other guests to help themselves to the…

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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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18 Habits of Mentally Strong People

18 Habits of Mentally Strong People

Building mental strength takes hard work and commitment, but it’s the key to reaching your greatest potential. As the author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, I usually spend my time talking about the bad habits that can rob you of mental strength. After all, it only takes one bad habit to hold you back from reaching your greatest potential. In addition to giving up those bad habits, however, it’s also important to perform exercises that build your…

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