May 16, 2017

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The Neuroscience of Happiness

Neurocience

The Miraculous Human Brain The wiring and chemistry of our brains defines every experience and every behavior, which makes using neuroscience the best way to unravel and understand any aspect of the human experience. Whether you are happy, sad, angry, inspired, stressed, or something else entirely, looking at how your brain functions can be a big […]

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May 3, 2017

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What Controls Our Happiness

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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April 25, 2017

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PURSUING HAPPINESS

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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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April 13, 2017

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Dealing with Pressure

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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April 4, 2017

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Tips for Being the Best You Possible

  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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March 21, 2017

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Focusing on your Strengths

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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March 7, 2017

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Cause and Effect of Pressure

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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February 28, 2017

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Pressure Is a Powerful Force

Pressure is a powerful force. It is probably one of the most significant drivers of negative behavior that we encounter. Today, we are going to start exploring why that is true. Let’s start with the premise that that the lack of understanding and inability to deal with pressure causes people to fail. The typical lifestyle today […]

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February 21, 2017

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What Is Pressure?

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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February 14, 2017

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Living in a Pressure Pot

The pace of our lives today is so fast, that it often feels impossible to keep up. Too many of us are living in a pressure pot and the pressure builds day after day after day. We can communicate with any one at any time and from almost any location. Information on every subject is […]

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