Exercise and lift more weights

So if something is planned for next month, or the month after, I can really see where it is, and how many days are between now and then. Telling me that something is two months away does not convey useful information to me. I have to see it. I can …

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When your schedule is full, you do more

As a result, everyone reacts differently to the events and opportunities they encounter. Being open-minded can help you so much, giving you the chance to learn at every turn in life. You can see what others choose to shut out. Many people fail to discover new things because they think …

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Is this really dangerous?

You might be aware of the movement of the ribs as you breathe in and out or the movement of the belly, rising with each in-breath and releasing with each out-breath. Taking these next few moments to bring your attention to where you best sense the physical sensations and rhythm …

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How to oversome laziness

If you cannot do that, people will grow bored and walk away. Remember, they're going to ask "what's in this for me" and it's your job to show them as quickly as possible. So, when you meet, you should treat them like old friends - buddies that can rely on each …

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Socially inappropriate behavior

97% of us are borrowing money to create the illusion of having money and only 3% of us actually have money and own what it looks like we own. We think of debt-free as some kind of wonderful accomplishment when it's actually what normal is supposed to look like! Of …

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Forget what other people think

If you are halfway through the scariest horror novel you ever read, your meditation is going to be full of monsters. So switch the order of events. Do your meditation first. Then read or go to the movies. Accept that anger, guilt, and fear may be making you ill (emotionally …

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Thought patterns and alternatives

It feels bad, but the positive intention of that pain is to protect you. It's the same with emotional pain; it can prompt you to take positive action. What about a difficult emotion such as regret? How can that be positive? The positive intent of regret is to prompt you …

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How people read you

But, if we don't realize there is a problem to be solved or if we grow close minded against potential solutions, things can get a little messy. It's a pretty cool phenomenon if you think about it, but most people don't think about it and few of us ever take …

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Pursuing a different happiness

You hit the button to switch to full screen. And you sit back for "just one more." This is the moment when you choose to keep watching TV instead of going to sleep at your bedtime, procrastinating on a goal behavior because it seems optional. What are the consequences? Right …

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Personalization and blame

They also reported decreases in perceived stress, depression, and anxiety levels. One of the most attractive traits anyone can have is a sense of humor, but some types of funny are less healthy than others. Researchers asked forty-three males and sixty-six females to complete questionnaires about their humor styles, subjective …

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Self-image and self talk

The best way to clarify the mental fluid is to just let it settle all by itself. Don't add any energy to the situation. Just mindfully watch the mud swirl, without any involvement in the process. Then, when it settles at last, it will stay settled. We exert energy in …

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Is there a depression epidemic?

It is perfectly reasonable to provide an explanation but don't excuse or justify yourself. If you over-explain it usually means you feel bad about saying no and are trying to justify your position. If you want to say yes', say so clearly. <a href='http://ww2.tanmono.com/So-lets-talk-about-authority-sites-and-its-importance-to-digital-marketing-1563806403.html' …

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Learn from the super-agers

When you are able to act as if', and make yourself do even the smallest things you don't feel like doing, you will feel more in control and pleased with yourself. <a href='http://dermate.cocolog-nifty.com/blog/2019/10/post-8b4d10.html'>This</a> can lead to more positive thinking …

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Discouraged and demoralized

In addition, I now know that part of the reason behind my not wanting to deal with steps that were complicated or tedious was because my own impatience often got the better of me. In the last few sections of this chapter, we've looked at some of the negative thinking …

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