Tag: positive psychology

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Everyone’s heard this self-help platitude: We need to love ourselves before we can love anyone else. This may sound wise, but it misses a great truth; if we want to experience true intimacy, we need to be taught to love aspects of ourselves–again and again–by the people around us. Charlie Chaplin is best known today…

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Good Thoughts, Abundance and Prosperity Affirmations will help you develop prosperity consciousness, which is necessary to become prosperous. You can never create prosperity by talking or thinking with negativity. This is wasted thinking and cannot bring you abundance. Dwelling on lack only creates more lack. But gratitude thinking brings abundance. I would like to remind that,…

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When you’ve accomplished a goal or mini-goal, you should celebrate and reward yourself . However, if you do this often enough, and your rewards cost a lot, you’ll soon go broke. Some ideas:

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If you believe the phrase you are what you think, then life truly stems from your thoughts. But we cannot rely purely on thoughts; we must translate thoughts into words and eventually into actions in order to manifest our intentions. This means we have to be very careful with our words, choosing to speak only…

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I believe that there is a strong connection between the science of happiness and mindfulness meditation exercises. Matthieu Ricard teaches us that learning to meditate may be the first step to understand psychology of happiness. Let’s take a look at what meditation is, why it’s a good thing (whether you’re spiritual or not), and what is happiness psychology. How…

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Too often we are hard on ourselves and feel bad about our lack of progress. We feel guilty that we’ve missed a couple of workouts, or that our progress on our goal has stalled, or that we slipped up and ate some really fattening stuff. But that’s looking at the glass as half empty, and…