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You Are Not Your Thoughts, Emotions Or Body

This is a rant by SI Dawson about seperating ourselves from transient things such as thoughts, emotions or bodies. It’s an important place to start if we are to begin to take a step away from, the often tyrannical and critical, thoughts we have. By OBSERVING thought, rather

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Take the Oxford Happiness Questionnaire

The Guardian Where would you sit on a scale stretching from ‘not happy’ to ‘too happy’? Find out in this five-minute test from psychologists at Oxford Brookes University Can happiness be measured? The Oxford Happiness Questionnaire attempts to do just that. Developed by Michael Argyle and Peter

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Turning Crisis into Opportunity

by Mel Schwartz, L.C.S.W. in A Shift of Mind Crises come into our lives, no matter how we may try to avoid them. They are troubling, unwanted experiences or events that take us out way out of our comfort zone. Typically, crises result in some type of loss. The very

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How Do We Break the Habit of Excessive Thinking?

Eckhart explores the powerful addiction to thinking, offering a handful of ways to put a stop to thoughts and choose presence instead. I would argue we never really stop thought but, instead become more accomplished at focusing on the present moment, with greater space between thoughts.  

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Being Well & Living Well with ‘Mindfulness’

This information about mindfulness is by the Psychologist who first started teaching Mindfulness workshops in Sydney. I completed his workshop in 2002. He is Health Psychologist, Mindfulness Meditation Teacher and former Buddhist monk, John Barter at Well-Awareness Psychology Sydney   ‘A healthy mind is the greatest gain.

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Is a Wandering Mind an Unhappy One?

by  Maia Szalavitz @maiasz for TIME  When your teacher told you to stop daydreaming and pay attention, she might actually have helped improve your mood as well as your school performance — if the findings of a new study on mind wandering are anything to go by. The research,

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How to Feel Happy Just by Walking Differently

From Psyblog Our mood clearly affects how we walk, but how does our walking style affect our mood? It’s well-known that when we’re in a good mood, our style of walking tends to reflect how we feel: we bounce along, shoulders back, swinging our arms in style.

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The Death Of Conversation: I Photograph People Obsessed With Their Smartphones

 by babycakes romero I don’t have a problem with portable tech specifically, because our devices facilitate our lives, but I believe it is making people seriously dull… I started to photograph people in company on their phones as there was a certain symmetry to them and it appealed

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Change: A Process of the Present

by Shannon O’Neill, M.A. from The Albert Ellis Institute Many would agree that our primary objective in life is to become the best version of ourselves. In order to achieve this, individuals attempt to avoid uncomfortable emotions (e.g., anger, depression, anxiety) by making calculated choices that promote

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12 Easy Ways to Make Life Simple Again

From Marc & Angel Life Hacks  Life is not complicated.  We are complicated.  When we stop doing the wrong things and start doing the right things, life is simple. Would you like to uncomplicate your life?  I bet you would! A simple life has a different meaning

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