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How Chasing The Wrong Things In Life Can Keep You From Being Happy

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How Chasing The Wrong Things In Life Can Keep You From Being Happy

In looking at the state of affairs with respect to health and happiness the current trends aren't fairing so well.  Depression, anxiety, anger, chronic sadness and a host of other negative emotions and symptoms seem to be on the rise at an alarming rate standing in the way of many of us feeling generally good and optimistic about life and living. Current science is telling us that we might be chasing the wrong things today and that our brains may be playing tricks on us causing us to waste time, stay trapped in negative feedback loops causing us to not...

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Having This One Thing Will Set You Apart From the Crowd

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Having This One Thing Will Set You Apart From the Crowd

  "Are you still getting anxious about your new route and the number of stops it involves?" I asked "A little bit. I'm becoming more settled about things now though." He replied "One stop at a time my man...one stop at a time...just keep going." I exclaimed   One lesson Iife continues to soften my tail about due to my hard head is the necessity of practicing the virtue of endurance. Endurance en·​dur·​ance | \ in-ˈdu̇r-ən(t)s , -ˈdyu̇r-, en-\ Definition of endurance 1: the ability to withstand hardship or adversity; Especially : the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity. In the world that we live in...

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If You Read One Article Today About Your Body Read This One

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If You Read One Article Today About Your Body Read This One
Your body is a temple.  It's a container for residence.  It's the vehicle by which we're to explore and experience this plane of existence.  Treat it well and it will treat you well.  Mistreat and neglect it and things will deteriorate and fall apart fast.  Give it good food, let it rest properly, and exercise it regularly, and you should be on the right path to longevity. 

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Why Your Life Is Way Better When You're Laughing

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Why Your Life Is Way Better When You're Laughing
Whether it be by way of bad jokes, a good silly story, or whatever, it's absolutely essential to your health, happiness, and youthful spirit to make sure you get a few good big belly laughs in before the day is over.

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How Keeping It Simple Silly Empowers You To Feel Light And Free

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How Keeping It Simple Silly Empowers You To Feel Light And Free
The older I get the more I appreciate the art and science of keeping things simple.  No matter the topic, subject, or area of your life in focus, when you learn to hone in on and employ key foundational principles, strategies, systems, and tactics you can cultivate a life of simplicity empowering you to live more happy, and joyful.

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