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5 Characteristics Happy People Share

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“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi What makes a person happy? Is it the friends they keep? The place they work? Or the financial freedom they have achieved? In no surprise to anyone, happiness is a complicated recipe with a long ingredients list. Although humans have been …

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The Top Ten Mental Health Podcasts to Keep you Grounded and Uplifted

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Mental health podcasts are a great way to check ourselves, feel less alone, and put on our earphones to leave the world behind… We all have things that we struggle with on our own and collectively. Sometimes the best medicine is finding a reminder that you are not alone. Podcasts are an excellent way to find humor in the human …

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Resilience: Build the Skills to get you Through Life’s Challenges

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It isn’t the number of hurdles you have to jump over to cross the finish line; it is how successfully you clear them and leave them in your wake… resilience is what propels us forward even we don’t feel like it sometimes. Resilience is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” In practical terms, resilience means being …

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Is There a Connection Between Impulsive Behavior and Depression?

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That inner voice that guides right and wrong tries to stop you and say, “Hold on,” but you ignore it. You’ve been in this position so many times, and it never ends how you want…but this time will be different, or will it? If impulsive behavior is ruling you, instead of you it, change is possible. Impulse is something that …

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5 Main Personality Traits: What Personality Type Are You?

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How would you describe your personality? Would you use the words extroverted and open, or closed-minded and introverted? There are a lot of personality traits to choose from, but which ones are measurable and scientifically proven?  Openness and extraversion are just a few of the personality traits used within the Big-5 theory of personality. It’s a theory which has evolved …