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

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

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Embrace imperfection: six ways to celebrate your flaws

Being a perfectionist may make you ambitious, but does the constant striving for excellence make you feel good about yourself? Sonia Vadlamani

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These 4 NLP techniques will change how you think

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

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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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Feeling defeated by life? Here’s how to take back power

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Is it possible to look at challenges and failures as the foundation to personal growth and excellence? Sonia Vadlamani explains why it’s OK to fail sometimes and how to claim back power when you’re

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How to live a meaningful life: 10 insights

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For some of us, developing a meaningful life can be hard. But from helping others to finding a sense of purpose, these ten scientifically-backed tips from Ed Gould can help you discover how to live a

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7 ways to develop a can-do attitude

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If you turn down new opportunities or chances to learn because you have no confidence in your capabilities, it may be time to develop a can-do attitude. Psychologist Stanislava Puač

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Six habits of highly empathic people

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We can cultivate empathy throughout our lives and use it as a radical force for social transformation. By ROMAN KRZNARIC on behalf of Greater Good Science Center. 
 
If you think

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Feeling lost in life? These 7 steps will help you move on

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The feeling of being lost in life and not knowing what to do next can be paralyzing. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explains how to embrace that 'I don't know what to do with my life' feeling

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Following your bliss: meaning, myths and 5 steps for getting started

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Can following your bliss lead to greater happiness? Sonia Vadlamani discusses the common myths associated with following your bliss, and explains how it can be simplified into straightforward,

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Six tips for speaking up against bad behavior

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Psychologist Catherine Sanderson explains how to be more courageous in speaking up about bad behavior, from offensive speech to harmful actions. On behalf of Greater Good Science

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Be good to yourself: 8 self-love techniques

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We often forget to be kind to ourselves, but being good to yourself is essential says psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović. Discover eight self-love techniques – such as forgiveness and setting

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Why what other people think of you really is none of your business

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Sonia Vadlamani explains why what other people think of you is really none of your business, and how imbibing this revolutionary truth can change your outlook on life, for the

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Happy habits: 12 ways to boost joy levels daily

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Is it possible to look at happiness in terms of the choices we make every day? Sonia Vadlamani explains how long-lasting happiness largely stems from making consistently conscious choices.

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8 manifestation techniques: understanding the law of attraction

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A complex mystic ritual, a secret order, or a simple yet powerful universal phenomenon? Sonia Vadlamani explains how the law of manifestation works and suggests eight techniques that you can

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Sailing the world: 5 life lessons I've learned

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When Marilyn Coates-Lower packed up her life and went sailing the world, she faced her fears head-on. The experience was challenging and with dangers, but she also learnt a lot from her adventure.

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Emotional wellness: improving it through self-acceptance

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Accepting ourselves unconditionally is essential if we want to improve our levels of self-acceptance and emotional wellness. Discover three practical techniques you can implement that will help you

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How habits can get in the way of your goals

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Habits are key to achieving your goals — but only if you don’t get tired of them, research suggests. By CAROLINE BENNER on behalf of Greater Good Science Center. 
 
Along the Pacific

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Meditation for beginners: our top 6 videos

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Struggling to get started with meditation? Watching how-to videos online can be a great help. Check out this guide to the best meditation for beginners videos from Arlo Laibowitz and get your om

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Future self journaling: discover the benefits and 6 tips to get started

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At the outset, future self journaling might just seem like writing letters to your future self, but science shows it's more than a 'feel-good hack' if done correctly. Sonia Vadlamani walks us through

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The attitude of gratitude: six reasons how it will change your life

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It’s a fact; the art of practising gratitude can make you happier, healthier and improve your personal relationships. Victoria Haynes looks at the many benefits, and finds some great ways to

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7 strategies to beat the habit of indecisiveness

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If you regularly struggle with making choices, you could be living with so-called 'decision fatigue'. Psychologist Stanislava Puač Jovanović explains how to tackle indecisiveness with seven practical

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What's the point of life? Here are 3 questions you need to ask yourself

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Most of us have probably asked ourselves 'what's the point of life'? Indeed, sometimes our time on Earth can seem futile. However, Dee Marques argues that finding meaning in your existence is key and

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Here's how to find meaning in your midlife crisis

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Middle age can be a time of renewal, if you're willing to ask the right questions. By Michael F. Steger on behalf of Greater Good Science Center. 
 
I’m still having my midlife

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How much of your happiness is under your control?

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The researchers behind the original 'happiness pie chart' share what they've learned in the past 15 years. By Kira M. Newman on behalf of Greater Good Science Center.
 
Do you know

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Moral courage: 5 ways to (safely) stand up against hate

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

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