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Overcoming Perfectionism

6 Easy Ways to Stop Criticizing and Improve Your Relationships


 

Do you frequently criticize your family, friends, or colleagues? Do you focus on their faults? If you recognize (or someone's told you) that you're critical of others, this post is for you.

Some people find it hard to stop themselves from making negative comments about everything and everyone around them. Others hold in their hurt and angry feelings until they can't take it anymore. Then they burst into...
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General

Negative Thoughts? Throw Them Out (Literally) + 4 Other Ideas

It's easy to be negative.


The human mind is wired to detect and dwell on negative events and circumstances. Think about cavemen who went out hunting and gathering food for their families. Those who survived did so because they were sharply attuned to possible attacks from saber-toothed tigers lurking in the bush.
In modern times, we don't need to run from predators, yet we're left with an evolutionary imprint called the negativity...
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