7 Proven Ways Giving Benefits the Giver You Probably Didn’t Know

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Wondering exactly how giving benefits the giver? So if you’re like me, you are looking for ways to improve the happiness, stability, and financial success of your family. Sometimes the thought of giving either doesn’t enter our minds or we feel emotionally and financially drained and don’t think we have anything to give? Maybe we’re … Read more7 Proven Ways Giving Benefits the Giver You Probably Didn’t Know

35 Proven Benefits of Being Appreciative You Probably Didn’t Know

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Wondering if the benefits of being appreciative can really change your life? I think you’ll agree with me that most of us have a lot to be grateful for. Yes, we have things that trouble or challenge us, but compared to many, life is pretty good. If you’re reading this you likely have a computer … Read more35 Proven Benefits of Being Appreciative You Probably Didn’t Know

13 Top Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Tips You Need to Know

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Looking for tips on keeping New Year’s Resolutions? I think you’ll agree with me that every year around New Year’s eve, countless people are desperate to set New Year’s resolutions. Many try but most will fail. The sad reality is that many will fail to stick to their resolutions for more than a couple of … Read more13 Top Keeping New Year’s Resolutions Tips You Need to Know

7 Best Tips on How to Make a Study Timetable and Stick to It

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by productivity writer Claire Adams of highstylife.com. Edited by Jeff Campbell Wondering how to make a study timetable and stick to it? Most of us remember our high school and college days with warm nostalgia. It’s also true that school can also be quite stressful, especially if you’re not very good at organizing your time. Late assignments, … Read more7 Best Tips on How to Make a Study Timetable and Stick to It

5 Terrible Ways Repetition Compulsion Can Destroy Your Relationships

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Repetition Compulsion is Behavior Patterns We Naturally Gravitate Towards & Repeat Do you struggle with behavior patterns you keep repeating despite knowing that some of them aren’t healthy? Maybe you smoke or gamble. Perhaps others among you cheat on your spouse or have other sexual compulsions. You’re not alone! These behavior patterns are comforting because … Read more5 Terrible Ways Repetition Compulsion Can Destroy Your Relationships

11 Powerful Tips to Let Go of Past Hurts & Move Forward

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You know you need to let go of past hurts.  We all have a past. Even the best of us out there have issues stemming from our past. Childhood abuse or neglect. Maybe a parent with addiction issues. All of these and more can cause damage to our present and our future. Past issues can … Read more11 Powerful Tips to Let Go of Past Hurts & Move Forward

5 Easy Ways of How to Overcome Fear of Failure and Rejection

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Wondering how to Overcome Fear of Failure and Rejection? I think you’ll agree with me that all of us, even the most confident of us sometimes get scared. We may be incredibly confident but there’s something out there that scares us. When that happens we hesitate. We procrastinate. We delay taking action and sometimes that … Read more5 Easy Ways of How to Overcome Fear of Failure and Rejection

7 Proven Benefits of Facing Your Fears & Living Your Dreams

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Facing your fears is 100% possible! I think you’ll agree with me that we all have things we’re scared of. It could be heights or bugs or a paralyzing fear of our kids getting hurt. Perhaps that paralyzing fear has kept you from achieving your dreams? Maybe it’s affected your relationships or employment. Many of … Read more7 Proven Benefits of Facing Your Fears & Living Your Dreams

Growing Up With a Gay Father – Confessions from a Straight Son

Full disclosure. This post is very unusual compared to my normal posts. For one, it’s very personal; just my thoughts, observations and memories of my life growing up with a gay father. For another, it doesn’t fall neatly into one of my main blogging categories.  I hope you enjoy. I don’t recall a time when … Read moreGrowing Up With a Gay Father – Confessions from a Straight Son

11 Ultimate Ways to Improve Your Life You Probably Didn’t Know

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Do you want to improve your life before you die? You want to improve your life before you die. To leave this world and your loved ones in a better place. To enjoy the ride more and maybe even extend the ride. But what do you want to accomplish in life?  What are your goals and … Read more11 Ultimate Ways to Improve Your Life You Probably Didn’t Know

15 Key Differences of Successful People vs Unsuccessful People

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What is it about successful people vs unsuccessful people? Have you ever wondered what causes one person to (seemingly) succeed in life while others flounder or tread water? Do they know something we don’t or were they given something we don’t have? The short answer is no. And you too can have the kind of … Read more15 Key Differences of Successful People vs Unsuccessful People