5 ways to deal with stress

Some people seem to breeze through life, adapting to every stressful event with comparative ease. Nothing seems to hold them back and they handle problems as they arise efficiently and with minimal stress. These people are resilient, they have the right frame of mind to be able to cope and they are not afraid to […]

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Pessimism Can Hold You Back

Pessimism Can Hold You Back

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Visualization Exercise

It’s important to have complete peace and quiet during your visualization, so lie down in a darkened room, unplug the phone and get comfortable. As you need to relax, take a couple of deep breaths in and then breathe out slowly and gently, forgetting about any problems or self-doubts. Just enjoy the simple pleasure of […]

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Get Yourself Out Of A Rut

Get out of a rut quickly when you feel stuck

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Give yourself an upgrade

Nowadays, everything’s being upgraded. No sooner have you got the latest gizmo, but the next one’s on the market. You load the swishest software out onto your trusty PC, and next thing you know, they’re emailing you with the latest upgrade. It occurs to me that we hardly ever do that to ourselves, at least […]

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It’s who you are not the things you have that matter

What is your most prized possession? Your car, maybe? A grand piano? A family heirloom? How would it be if you lost it? Unthinkable? Or no problem? I know it’s old hat to talk about the consumer society, but I think we sometimes lose sight of the fact that if we’re not careful it is […]

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Don’t let stress keep you awake

When living a stressful lifestyle or experiencing an unwelcome amount of stress, getting the full quota of sleep is important. If short-term sleep is deprived or if generally suffering from insomnia, it can make life a whole lot more difficult as irritability, a lack of tolerance and even depression can weigh heavily making even the […]

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You don’t always have to prove your point

“What would our world be like if we ceased to worry about “right” and “wrong”, or “good” and “evil”, and simply acted so as to maximize well being, our own and that of others? Would we lose anything important?” — Sam Harris We can waste so much of our time and energy consumed with proving […]

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How to improve your memory

Justin Popovic and Brad Gosse discuss how our minds perceive our world, and do a little memory exercise to demonstrate.

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You are unique

Did you ever stop to think that you’ve always got something to say? No matter what question gets thrown at you, no matter how odd, awkward or bizarre the circumstance, you can always come out with a comment. It isn’t like you have to stop and think what to say next. I mean, imagine if […]

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