Category Archives: Personal Development

How To Free Yourself To Grow

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  I read this article from the blog “Zen Thinking” :  you only lose what you cling to  and it suggested to me that there is no concept of loss if there’s no act of clinging,  leading to another idea that … Continue reading

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How to breakup with your old self after a major life transition


Significant life transitions, such as moving to a new city or a new country, becoming a parent or retiring, can be exciting, exhilarating and giving you a chance to grow.  Yet transitions, even positive ones, can also be stressful and … Continue reading

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The Opposite Principle


 The Opposite principle is illustrated in an episode of the TV show Seinfeld, when George decides to do the opposite of everything he usually does, because his life sucks. When he begins to do this, his luck changes and everything begins … Continue reading

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Research on Well-being and Aging: Comparison between U.S. and Japan


We have only begun to look at the evidence, but it appears that different aspects of well-being matter for health in different ways depending on the cultural context where people reside Source: blogs.plos.org   Well-being in the West is formulated … Continue reading

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7 psychological reasons for diet failure


healthHealth Do you keep failing to lose weight? Your mindset might be preventing successful weight loss. Find out how to change this. Source: low-carb-support.com This apply to any kind of change, not only for loosing weight : We all don’t … Continue reading

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Dealing with Difficult People: The Know-It-All


Got a know-it-all in your life who knows everything except, perhaps, how to act like a real human being? Read on for tips on how to deal. According to the author of this article, Susan Davis, the Know It All … Continue reading

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Beware the Very Real Effect of Negative Social Connections


See on Scoop.it – Education For The Future There’s a growing body of evidence supporting the idea that your friends’ friends wield tremendous power over you without you even knowing it. Social networks are the groups of real friends that … Continue reading

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