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10 Signs You Are Probably An Ambivert

Common thought holds that there are two types of social personalities. Extroverts are the norm, and they tend to draw energy from their physical and social environment and interactions in highly social situations. Introverts have been getting more attention recently, as characterized by Susan Cain in her work Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That...

11 Practical Ways To Stop Procrastination

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything. We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander away our...

Overcoming Defensive Thinking: If You Try to Avoid Criticism, Read On

“We are used to thinking of thinking as a good thing, as that which makes us human. It can be quite a revelation to discover that so much of our thinking appears to be boring, repetitive, and pointless while keeping us isolated and cut off from the feelings of connection that we most value.” ~Mark...

Doctors Explain How Hiking Actually Changes Our Brains

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: walking or hiking in the wild can breathe new life into human beings. However, you still may be surprised at some of the specific benefits which doctors have highlighted below. Hiking halts negative thinking. In addition to the calming effects of hiking, positive thinking is...

7 Ways To Reduce The Cortisol In Your Body

The stress hormone, cortisol, is public health “enemy number one.” Scientists have known for years that elevated cortisol levels: interfere with learning and memory, lower immune function and bone density, increase weight gain, blood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease…The list goes on and on. – Psychology Today Our bodies produce cortisol when stressed – a byproduct of...

5 Signs Someone Is Baiting You

“Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it.” – Thomas Jefferson Toxic, manipulative and abusive people have all kinds of tactics that are used to control the people around them. One of those tactics is called ‘baiting’. Baiting is when someone deliberately acts in a way...

11 Signs There’s A Toxic Person In Your Life

As we’ve noticed by now, not everyone is a delight to be around. This doesn’t make them a bad person necessarily; it just means that they don’t necessarily serve as a healthy influence. Even stating that someone is toxic can be a bit harsh; however, if a person displays behavior that has a negative impact on us...

10 Exercises That Will Make You Burn Belly Fat Without Having To Jog Or Run

All those who love to lose a few pounds and tone their body should know that the endless hours of cardio or on the treadmill cannot satiate the hunger of your goals as it will only help you be a smaller version of your previous fat self. Rather, you should try resistance training and work...

5 Steps to Cleanse Your Sexual Aura, And Why It’s Important

People are extremely energetic creatures and we tend to leave a trace of us wherever we go. Energy likes to stick around sometimes, even if it is unwanted. People carry massive amounts of energy with them wherever they go, and I do mean wherever they go. People tend to leave energy that seems like it lingers...

Make Peace with Your Past: Find the Good and Embrace the Lessons

“It’s not the events of our lives that shape us but our beliefs as to what those events mean.” ~Tony Robbins Daughter of an alcoholic. Welfare recipient. Teenage mother. Non-college attendee. Poor decision maker. Unhealthy relationship participant. Financial disaster. Evictee. All of these statements described me. They also propelled me into action, transforming me into an...

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