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True and Lasting Happiness True and lasting happiness is not dependent on circumstances. It is an internal experience of life. A state of well-being and contentment. You probably know it when you feel it, but how does it break down into parts? As I have shared in...

What's your approach to anger management? My angle to anger management is a little bit different from what you'll find anywhere else. And I will explain why. So, what does it mean to control your anger? Well, obviously, and quite simply, it means that you don’t perpetrate violence...

"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain." James Baldwin It’s no secret that strong feelings reveal the vulnerabilities of those who express them. You...

Ever feel like you can’t get what you want out of life? Do you have ideas and plans, but you can’t follow through? There’s a reason. You can’t reach for what you want. You can’t risk the feeling of “failure” or “rejection.” Whether you know it or...

Why you should have secrets in your relationship. No, I don't think it's good to keep secrets in your relationship. Not the betrayal kind of secrets, anyway. When I say you should have secrets in your relationship, what I mean is that you should have your own...

Here are 2 moves for better relationships. They're exercises you can do to get on the road to gaining the skills you'll need. They might seem too simple to make any difference in your life, but rest assured. They are powerful and effective. Lie backwards over...

Why integrity is the essence of everything successful. Of course, you know that integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. That's why the essence of everything successful is built on it. You can't build a strong foundation and structure on shifting...

Calming Breath It’s no secret that deep breathing will calm you down when you’re stressed out. Unless, of course, you’re someone who can’t calm down when you breathe deeply. You could take a Valium or a Xanax. But if that works for you, then you’re probably not...

How to make people like you. The quickest and simplest way to make people like you is to make them feel good. How to make people feel good. People love to be "seen" and "felt." That means they want to know that you see who they really are....