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Clothing and Your Feelings: Is There a Connection?

Do the clothes really make the person? You may rarely think about it, but what you’re wearing today might have been a direct expression of how you felt when you selected the outfit this morning. Maybe you didn’t care or were feeling down when you were getting dressed. But on a day you do care…

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8 Tips for a Successful First Date

Do you feel a bit uneasy when it comes to going out on a date with someone for the first time? If you do, rest assured that many others feel the same way. Luckily, there are proven strategies you can use to relieve the stress before you go out with someone on that dreaded first…

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8 Strategies to Help You Make New Friends

Even though you enjoy the friends you have, you may occasionally think about making some new ones. You probably already know that finding close, loyal confidantes can be difficult. But your life could change in many marvelous ways if you make some fascinating new friends. Actively engage in these strategies to seek new friends: 1….

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7 Great Benefits of Being Alone

Perhaps you find yourself spending a lot of time alone. Do you struggle with how to spend that time? Although you have plenty of things you’d like to accomplish, getting focused and staying that way seems to be a challenge when you’re alone. Are you wasting precious, solitary hours that you could be spending more…

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5 Tips for Conquering Your Fear of Public Speaking

Many studies have found that a fear of public speaking is the number one fear of people in North America. Even the fear of death comes in second behind public speaking. For some, this fear is something they just have to work through. Maybe they can give the occasional presentation, but it’s an incredibly tense…

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Top Techniques to Help You Deal Successfully With Your Anger

We all get angry. Anger occurs when someone behaves in a way that violates our ‘rules’ or standards. While anger is neither good nor bad, what you choose to do with that anger can make a huge difference in your life. Anger can be a trigger to motivate you to resolve a troubling situation. Getting…

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The Top 4 Ways to Develop Patience in One Week

Patience really is a virtue! However, it takes a lot of work to develop. This is especially true if you’re accustomed to having a short fuse. But relax! It’s possible to develop patience in as little as one week. So if there’s an event coming up that may test your patience, you can learn how…

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The Timid Person’s Solution to Standing Up for Yourself

Some of us are much better at standing up for ourselves than others. While some people can get worked up a little too easily and make a mountain out of a molehill, others are just the opposite. They’re so afraid of conflict that they always let everyone else have their own way. This approach can…

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The Practical Day-to-Day Survival Skills Hidden in the TV Show Lost

You’ll probably never get stranded on a remote island fighting off polar bears and monsters made of smoke. Still, you can put the time you spent watching the TV show Lost to good use. Think back to some of the survival skills taught by Jack, Kate, Hugo, and all their friends. Profound Survival Skills 1….

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You’ll probably agree that starting projects can be tough sometimes. You know what needs to get done, but for some reason you find every reason to avoid getting started. Why does that happen? Not everybody has the “get up and go” gene built in. And for you, it’s all about finding a way to stimulate…

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Taking the Gloves Off: How to Fight Fairly

All relationships, whether romantic or not, have their fair share of disagreement and conflict. But it’s especially true of familial relationships. It’s challenging to resolve the disagreement and effectively relieve the associated tension. However, resolving conflict is critical to the health of any relationship. How successful have you been at coming to a mutual agreement…

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Supercharge Your Success: A Weekly Routine to Benefit From Your Mistakes

People who struggle to be successful frequently repeat the same mistakes over and over. The habit of repeating mistakes can easily be corrected. All you have to do is develop a weekly habit of examining your mistakes and coming up with better alternatives for the next time. Just as a chain is limited by the…

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Secrets to Becoming More Stress Resistant

Sometimes stress can be good for you, especially when it gives you the motivation to complete a task. Successfully dealing with stress provides a feeling of satisfaction and the belief that you can handle challenging situations. A certain amount of stress is necessary for an organism to thrive. When faced with stressful situations, your body…

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Make the Most of Fleeting Advantages

There’s been a lot of talk about transient advantages in business circles these days. The idea of transient advantage centers around the concept that our society moves at a fast pace, making it difficult to know how long any company will stay on top. Therefore, you have to strike while the iron’s hot. In many…

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Learn to Control Your Temper in Just 7 Days

Does this sound like you? You’ve come to realize that letting your temper run rampant is counterproductive. Deep down, you want to control your temper. You want to find constructive ways to resolve situations. But for some reason those alternate approaches just seem to elude you. If that describes you, and you’re really serious about…

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