Category Archives for Mental Health

The Power Of Thankfulness: 5 Essential Tips

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” G.K. Chesterton “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize

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Tony Robbins Has One Trick To Cure Embarrassment For Good

Life coach Tony Robbins believes to cure shame, you have to flood your mind with your greatest accomplishments. An emotional flood of positivity can drown out the shame, soothing your self-confidence.

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This 51-year-old Mother Of Two Is A Bodybuilder Who Will Give You Serious Fitness Goals

In a role reversal of sorts, Nishriin Parikh, a 51-year-old fitness enthusiast, wants to inspire youngsters into taking their health and fitness seriously. A conversation with Nishriin Parikh awakens my

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‘Discipline Equals Freedom’ Is A Self-Help Book For The Navy SEAL In Everyone

Jocko Willink led SEAL Team 3’s Task Unit Bruiser in Iraq during the 2006 Battle of Ramadi, before retiring from the military as a commander in 2010 after 20 years of service. Since then, he’s earned

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24 Quick Ways To Make Someone Happy Today

“Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.” Eleanor Roosevelt One of the best ways to create a happier

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Recovering From An Addicted Life: A Conversation With Russell Brand

Recently we discussed his new book, Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions, in which he shares the hard lessons he has learned over the years. What really compelled you to write this book at this moment

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Nine Ways To Improve Your Mental Health With Your Daily Habits

Most people struggle with their mental health at some point in their life, some more than others. On the other side of the coin, there are also small steps you can take and new habits you can make that

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12 Essential Life Skills You Should Learn By Your 30s

Things like setting up a retirement account, figuring out a career trajectory, or planning for future offspring are critical life skills that will set us up for the rest of our lives. Whether you've just

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For Holocaust Survivor, America Is The ‘Reason I Can Smile’

Soviet soldiers put her and other campers on horseback at 4 the next morning, she recalled. Photo Mrs. Livshits’s photos and documents from Belarus and Russia are reminders of her life before moving

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How Boredom Leads To Brilliance

Do you ever wonder how your relationship with technology is affecting your brain, health, relationships and creativity? Continue reading… thumbnail courtesy of entrepreneur.com

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The Mindset That Helps You Avoid Getting Stuck In Life

A while back, I wrote about the mindset for overcoming a fear of failure. The mindset says that the regret of failing is less than the regret of not trying. Now I’d like to introduce you to a mindset

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6 Reasons Why Failure Is As Equally Important As Success

All of us dream of success and of reaching great heights. But have any of us dreamt of failure? Or how failure shapes us in a way to achieve success? A majority of us would answer with a “NO”.

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5 Strategies To Get Over The Fears Holding You Back

How often do you feel like you are your own worst enemy? You frequently may find that what stands between you and the life of your dreams is… you. I have been a psychologist in Los Angeles for over

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Group Workouts Are Best For Stress Relief, Study Finds

IFLScience: While physical and emotional wellbeing were bolstered by 25 and 26 percent respectively by regular group exercise, mental health improved by 13 percent. Scientists also found that fitness classes

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How To Stay In The Present Moment In Everyday Life: 5 Simple Habits

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” Buddha There is only one time and place where you can be and have any control over. The present moment.

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7 Paths To Self-Improvement

Self-improvement is a broad field. It can mean being a better person, learning something  new, accomplishing more, or simply figuring out how to better enjoy the life you have. Even the inspiration to

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People Who Value Virtue Show Wiser Reasoning

But new research suggests that not everyone may struggle to reason wisely about their own personal problems. People who are motivated to develop the best in themselves and others don't show this bias—they

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Toward A Meaningful Life

Psychologist Emily Esfahani Smith challenges our fixation on happiness and maintains that true satisfaction comes from creating a life of purpose…. Continue reading… thumbnail courtesy of

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The Power Of Silence

I was on the subway yesterday, waiting for my train to come with my earphones on. In the pause between songs I heard an old man saying:” Yes, young man, I know we live in democracy and ages of free

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Becca Stevens Weaves Survivor Stories And Poems Into Her Self-Help Guide

Halfway through her new book Love Heals, the Rev. Becca Stevens writes about Shelia, a graduate of Thistle Farms, the Nashville nonprofit community that Stevens founded in 1997. “Duct-taped and thrown

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Why Doing Good Is Good For The Do-Gooder

Volunteering is linked to health benefits including lower blood pressure, decreased mortality rates and changes in the brain. Continue reading… thumbnail courtesy of nytimes.com

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How To Fulfill Your Dreams When The Magic-Wand Fairy Is Late

A hard-working waitress wonders if she’ll ever be able leave her small town and get a higher education. The answer is yes! And the secret is a list. Continue reading… thumbnail courtesy of ny...

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The Genius Grocery Shopping Tip That Helped Desiree Eat Clean And Drop 140 Pounds

Jan. 15, 2012: the date is practically burned into Desiree Hunt's memory, now holding as much significance as a birthday or anniversary. It was the day she woke up and realized something — rather, everything

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Adopting This Powerful Mindset Will Help You Achieve More Success

When you start thinking about what makes a successful company or person, the word “growth” should be up there on your list. The type of growth most people picture and aim for looks a little

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