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Personality

Discover Morphopsychology: What Looks Can Tell Us About Personality

Have you ever noticed that there is a human tendency to try and make sense of someone by how they look? We sort of size people up when we meet them.

Morphopsychology is the analysis and study of the facial morphology, used for personality evaluations. The process by which the shape of one’s face interacts with the psychology is still a mystery, but I am sure that like everyone else, when meeting a...
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Happiness

Why Happiness is a Journey, Not a Destination

If I asked you what your biggest motivation is, what would you say?

Would you say it's to be successful, to have loving relationships, to make a difference in the world, or to be wealthy?

Maybe it's all of the above - though there is one common denominator for all of these: to be happy. We all want to be happy, right?

Some would say the search for happiness is the greatest motivator of humankind.

For...
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Happiness

Zest, Savoring and Happiness

Zest makes life better. Zestful people simply enjoy things more than people low in zestfulness, so when we talk about increasing our habitual level of happiness (what some call the “happiness set point”) then increasing our ability to feel zestful helps.

It is true that zestfulness is almost certainly an innate, inherited trait. But in the past few years, we have discovered that many of these traits are quite changeable. We can increase zest...
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Emotional Awareness

How Mindfulness Can Help You Regulate Emotions

Sometimes our emotions get the best of us. No matter how much we try to be aware of our triggers and keep calm, there will probably be times we simply lose our cool.

We live in a day and age where people are consumed with daily pressure and overloaded with stress from work, family, finances and other obligations.

What do you do to cope during these moments of stress and frustration?

Whether you're personally struggling...
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Courage

What is Your Courage Quotient?



Have you ever wanted to be more brave, courageous, and bold?

Think of what you could do if you had the courage to step out on a limb and push beyond your fears?

When it comes to my personal level of courage, I have came a long way over the last few years. I am willing to take more risks, push beyond my self-imposed limitations, and expand my view of what is possible in life.

Still, I'm...
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Stress

Easter Inspiration: How to Get Back Up When You Get Knocked Down

The Easter holiday is here, full of bunnies, chocolate, and Easter egg hunts. Of course, Easter is about much more than bunnies and eggs, and whatever your beliefs and traditions may be, it’s a wonderful time of year to remind ourselves about starting anew, standing-up to oppression, and overcoming trials and tribulations.

In our day to day life, whether it is our health, relationships, career, or finances, we can encounter everything from minor inconveniences...
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Inspiration

What Makes Life Worth Living?

I know it's a heavy question, but really think about it. What makes life worth living? What's most important to you? Why do you get out of bed in the morning?

When it comes to our search for happiness and fulfillment, we can go down many different paths. Some of the paths will end with empty and trivial outcomes, where others will have more memorable experiences full of immense...
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