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How to Be Happy: 54 Ways to Find True Happiness in Your Life

​Over a person’s lifetime, how much do you expect that their happiness will increase?

Most people I’ve asked seem to think that the answer is ‘A LOT’.

Sure, there’ll be tough times and the occasional sadness, but as they accomplish and accumulate, their happiness will go up and up and up.

FALSE.

Most people die a few percentage points happier than they were as children. Marriage, employment, friendship, growth… all it results in is a few percentage points of change.

No surprise. Happiness is counter-intuitive.

One study tracked the same individuals over the span of 20 years. At the end, most were just a small bit happier than they were at the start.

But there were exceptions! Their baseline level of happiness increase by 20, 30, even 50% over the course of those 20 years.

Those exceptions were few, with less than 5% of the people studied showing changes of that magnitude. But they existed.

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6 Types of Anxiety Disorders and How to Manage Each One

Feeling anxious or nervous at times is a common part of life. But, when anxiety or fear becomes too much to handle, it may be the result of an anxiety disorder.

Before a person gets diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, a psychiatrist or therapist must determine that their fear or anxiety is:

  • Out of proportion to the actual situation
  • Prevents you from functioning normally

If you’ve been experiencing extreme anxiety, be sure to consult with a licensed therapist.

You deserve to be happy and free of the emotional toll that anxiety can leave. Receiving treatment is an effective way to restore peace in your mind and body.

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How to Love Yourself: 16 Ways to Forever Change Your Life’s Potential

I think you’ll agree with me when I say, learning how to love yourself isn’t something that happens overnight. It took me many years to realize and feel the effects of not loving myself.

The moment of realization was heartbreaking for me. I didn’t have a road map on how to mend my heart, but I did have an unbreakable determination to find the way.

My search led me to several teachings and ways of practicing self-love.

Today, I can honestly look myself in the mirror, and say, ‘I love you.’

In this blog, I’m going to teach you ways you can grow, expand, create well being, create balance, improve your knowledge base, and tap into your creativity.

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75 Anxiety Quotes to Keep Calm When You Feel Stressed Out

In today’s fast-paced world, stress is an ever-present companion for most people.

In America alone, around 40 million adults are diagnosed with anxiety disorders and depression brought on by stress. These have become the most common mental disorders in the country. [1] 

Although some types of stress offer some positive benefits, most people experience stress that stems from fear of failing, losing someone you care about, or of being doomed. [2] 

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Post-Traumatic Growth: Can You Find Happiness After a Horrible Event?

​Have you ever witnessed an event so devastating that it shocked the very core of your personality? Or perhaps you’ve heard about the struggles of those who’ve been through trauma. Despite getting past a traumatic event, some people never really manage to recover completely. Fortunately, there is a way to overcome trauma and find happiness once again - post-traumatic growth.

In recent years, the concept of ‘post-traumatic growth’ has gained massive popularity among researchers and mental health professionals.

The main reason why mental health professionals have taken a keen interest in strategies for cultivating growth after a traumatic event is somewhat obvious. We live in a world where bad things can happen out of nowhere.

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6 Life-Changing Methods to Not Feel Lonely All the Time

Loneliness sucks!

Being lonely means feeling isolated and apart from people around you. Even those with many “friends” are subject to loneliness if they feel the value of those connections is superficial.

Almost everybody will feel lonely from time to time. But we typically cycle in and out of the feeling of as life throws us new curveballs we have to deal with. However, some people have chronic loneliness. They feel alone, and don’t know how to stop the feelings. It seems impossible to shake the feeling of being lonely.

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