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In Hard Times, It Helps To Assume a Child’s Perspective

The sound of a child’s laughter is one of the most beautiful, soul-brightening, mood-lifting things in the world, but why is that? While there may be a scientific theory behind this, the reason might be simpler than we ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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A Collection of Good News Stories Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

It seems like all anyone talks about these days is the coronavirus. While it’s good to stay informed, too much exposure to daunting news can be bad for your mental health and overall well-being. It may boost your spiri ...

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The (Often) Negative Role Expectations Play in Your Life

The human mind is capable of many things. It can think, it can dream, it can plan. It can look forward to the future and try to predict how events will unfold. The key word here is try. More often than not, its predictio ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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How To Live Your Life With Purpose

“Live your life with purpose.” This phrase is becoming increasingly popular, but if you’re like many people today, you may wonder what, exactly, that means. You’re living … Isn’t that enough? Unfortunately, ...

Category: Freedom Health and Wellness

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Simplify Your Life With These 4 Tips

If you’re like many Americans today, you may feel pressed for time, money and space. You may find it difficult to make time or room for the things in life that really matter, such as family, friends and hobbies that yo ...

Category: Health and Wellness

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The Power of Forgiveness (and How To Forgive)

Everyone has been hurt by someone near and dear to them at one point or another. Sometimes the harm is intentional, while more often than not it is the result of a careless statement, years of shaded criticism, a single ...

Category: Morality

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Dealing With Loneliness

Joss Whedon said, “Loneliness is about the scariest thing out there.” Many people feel lonely even in a crowd of people. Loneliness is complex emotion. It’s a sadness when you feel like you don’t ...

Category: Aid Health and Wellness

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10 Universal Truths by Which We All Live — Part II

Last week, in Part I of this series, we started exploring universal truths and listed five of them. This week in Part II, we talk about five additional universal truths. 6. Happiness Is a Fleeting Emotion Despite the f ...

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Learning About Mortality From Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD) was a Roman emperor and Stoic philosopher. He’s most remembered today for his plethora of pithy comments such as the following: Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Eve ...

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Some Zen Principles That Really Work

Before you groan and go, “Oh great, another hippy-dippy, feel-good, I’m-okay-you’re-okay lecture about the value of self-centeredness,” stop right there. Zen principles definitely have everything ...

Category: Eastern Philosophy

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