10 Ways to Stay Strong When Everything Seems to Be Going Wrong

If you find yourself wondering if everything will go wrong in 2020, you are far from alone. This year has seen more than its share of heartache, and it isn’t over yet. Help may never arrive — how can you keep going? It’s challenging to stay strong when everything seems to be going wrong. While …

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12 Tricks for Coping with the Unpredictability of Our World

Research shows that a positive attitude is much more likely to predict success than focusing on negative outcomes or feelings. 1.   Take Care of Your Body Because Your Body Takes Care of Your Mind Physical well-being totally supports emotional well-being. This is important first and foremost. Eat healthily, stay hydrated, get exercise, and attend to …

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How Being Mindful Can Bring You Closer to Your Partner

Although we humans like to believe that we make decisions consciously as we go through our day, in fact many of our waking hours are spent on autopilot. Driving a car is the perfect example. Do you remember how terrifying it was the first time behind the wheel, when you had to deliberately think about …

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Embrace Happiness

What’s the spark and what’s the fuel? The Practice: Embrace Happiness. Why? Positive emotions—such as feelings of gratitude, love, and confidence—strengthen the immune system, protect the heart against loss and trauma, build relationships, increase resilience, and promote success. Based on studies that have already been done, if a drug company could patent a happiness pill, …

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Does Disinterest in Meaning Reveal a Meaningless Life?

Some people have confided with me, occasionally in great embarrassment, that they are not at all busy with the meaning of their lives. They are not wondering what the meaning of their lives is. They are not asking themselves whether their lives are or are not meaningful. They are not searching for what would make …

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