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What Controls Our Happiness

May 3, 2017

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Everyone, whether they admit it or not, is continuously in pursuit of happiness. It is on our minds, consciously or unconsciously,  almost all the time Even our founding fathers were aware of its importance and mentioned in the US constitution as a human right. So, what controls our happiness? Every book store offers an entire shelf […]

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PURSUING HAPPINESS

April 25, 2017

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Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.  (Abraham Lincoln)                                                           This new series of posts is all about pursuing happiness. We’re going […]

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Dealing with Pressure

April 13, 2017

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Now that we have looked at what pressure is and explored its causes and effects, it is time to turn our attention to perhaps the most important part of this discussion – dealing with pressure. In this posting, we are going to take a close look at specific tactics and strategies that can help you […]

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Tips for Being the Best You Possible

April 4, 2017

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  Below are 10 tips for being the best YOU possible. They will help you stay true to yourself and allow you to follow your heart’s desires. #1 – Give yourself permission to have dreams and goals in your life, regardless of what your family and friends may say or think. If you want to be a rock […]

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Focusing on your Strengths

March 21, 2017

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Focusing on your Strengths

Use Time Wisely You only have 24 hours each day and you get to choose how to spend them. Obviously, a certain number are required for the activities that sustain life such as eating and sleeping (a big chunk); but, there are quite a number of remaining hours. My suggestion is that you spend them focusing […]

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Cause and Effect of Pressure

March 7, 2017

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sCause and effect are always interrelated, which means that when dealing with pressure, you have to understand the cause and effect of pressure. As we discussed in the last post, pressure is often caused by the fear the erupts when an individual must perform at his/her highest level or face the consequences of failing. We also talked […]

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What Is Pressure?

February 21, 2017

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In the physical world, pressure is defined as an expression of force exerted on the surface of an object. Let’s dig a little deeper and look at a slightly different definition taken from the Merriam–Webster Dictionary: The burden of physical or mental distress The constraint of circumstance: the weight of social or economic imposition The […]

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Eat Right and Exercise to Reduce Stress

January 24, 2017

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Who Controls Our Happiness

A Healthy Diet Is Critical There is no question – at least not for me – eating healthy is key in controlling stress. An unhealthy diet is a major factor in stress overload. It hurts you physically and mentally.  It weakens your system and puts you at risk for all kinds of health issues. It depletes your energy, makes you […]

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