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Happiness: why it's an inside job

Some people still think they will attain happiness through achieving goals or obtaining material things, but science suggests this is not the case.

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What to do when you never feel good enough

Are you stuck in constant self-judgment? In a new book, a clinical psychologist suggests a better way to feel good about yourself. By KIRA M.

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I feel unheard: why does nobody listen to me?

Feeling like nobody is listening to you when you speak can be demoralizing and uncomfortable. Dee Marques suggests eight ways for you to improve your

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Happiness: why it's an inside job

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Some people still think they will attain happiness through achieving goals or obtaining material things, but science suggests this is not the case. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explains why

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What to do when you never feel good enough

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Are you stuck in constant self-judgment? In a new book, a clinical psychologist suggests a better way to feel good about yourself. By KIRA M. NEWMAN on behalf of Greater Good Science

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I feel unheard: why does nobody listen to me?

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Feeling like nobody is listening to you when you speak can be demoralizing and uncomfortable. Dee Marques suggests eight ways for you to improve your chances of being heard.

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What is an introvert hangover and how do you recover from it? 

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Yes, introvert hangovers are a real thing. Sonia Vadlamani discusses ideas on how to recognize introvert burnout and explains six ways to avoid it happening in the first place.
 
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The power of generativity

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Purpose, motivation, meaning and creativity are key elements of generativity: the desire to make your mark on the world by passing your knowledge and skills to future generations. Psychologist

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8 ways to stay curious in life

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Can being curious potentially make us smarter, more innovative and happier? Sonia Vadlamani throws light on the rewards of being inquisitive and discusses ideas for staying curious throughout our

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How to be your own best friend: 8 ideas

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Friends and relationships will come and go in life, but we will remain with ourselves for ever. So, it makes sense that we learn how to be our own best friend. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović

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For the New Year, try imagining your best possible life

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JILL SUTTIE has found that reflecting on your ideal future helps you feel more optimistic and be intentional about what you want.
 
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Why we should all start embracing the unknown

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Many of us tend to shy away from the discomfort of uncertainty. However, as psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explains, embracing the unknown and adapting to new situations often leads to

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How to let go of resentment

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Holding on to resentment often feels like a way to punish our aggressor, but, in reality, doing so we only hurts ourselves – mentally and physically. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović shares her

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How to be nicer: 9 ideas to be genuinely more friendly

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Science says that being nicer can boost our physical health as well as psychological well-being. Sonia Vadlamani offers nine suggestions on how to be a nicer person by incorporating more compassion,

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The power of purpose: rediscovering your true role in life

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Studies suggest that those of us living with purpose live healthier, happier and more meaningful lives. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explores the power of purpose and offers suggestions for

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“I hate my life!” 10 ways to start loving it again

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We all get down on ourselves sometimes, but if you're stuck in a rut and thinking “I hate my life”, then it's time to take action. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović shares 10 practical ideas to

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Moral courage: 5 ways to stand up against hate

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As dealing with hate speech and crime is becoming increasingly common, having the moral courage to confront it is more necessary than ever. Ed Gould suggests five ways to prepare yourself to speak

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Fear of abandonment: how to deal with it

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A fear of being abandoned can wreck relationships. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explores the signs to look out for when it comes to abandonment issues and how you can work through

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Unhappy at work? Here are the 6 things you need to find

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If you're feeling unhappiness in your work life, there are six things you need to find. Dee Marques explores how you can achieve them, becoming happier in the workplace and your career, while

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8 ways to cultivate your authentic self

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Authenticity can seem like a risky venture in the current screen-obsessed age, wherein we constantly strive to fit in and be accepted by others. Sonia Vadlamani explains why it’s necessary to let go

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“I feel lucky to be there for people when they need someone to talk to.”

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Volunteering is a rewarding experience that can unlock a host of benefits. James Frew explains why he started volunteering for the Samaritans helpline in the UK after experiencing his own health

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What is a vulnerability hangover and how do you deal with them?

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Getting things off our chest and sharing helps us feel better, we’re told. However, what about the shame or fear of judgment that can sometimes follow? Sonia Vadlamani explains what causes this

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6 ways to live life without regret

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To live without regret is to own up to our mistakes and learn from them. However, we often forget this and end up beating ourselves up. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explains six ways you

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Exploring life coaching techniques and tools

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If you're struggling to move forward and transform your life as you hope, these 11 practical life coaching tools and techniques from holistic life coach Rebecca Kirk can help. Incorporate these

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Resilience quotes: 7 powerful sayings to inspire you

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Resilience is the art of turning setbacks into opportunity. However, sometimes it can be hard to deal with life changes and difficulties. These seven quotes on resilience from Calvin Holbrook may

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Bored with life? Here are 8 ways to shake things up

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The monotony of life can have us struggling with boredom. But it doesn't have to be this way! From changing your commute to trying new food, Dee Marques suggests 8 simple and science-backed ideas for

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Embrace imperfection: six ways to celebrate your flaws

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Being a perfectionist may make you ambitious, but does the constant striving for excellence make you feel good about yourself? Sonia Vadlamani explores how the notion of ‘perfect’ is unrealistic, and

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These 4 NLP techniques will change how you think

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Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) methods help you to spot and change negative thought patterns, assumptions and processes. Try these four NLP techniques from Dee Marques to reframe how you

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