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The Eye of the Hurricane

 

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Low Self Esteem

You Can Do It – Understanding and Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

Low self-esteem can often be traced back to childhood. For those who had a difficult upbringing or suffered through a traumatic event, low self-esteem is fairly common. However, it’s possible to develop self-esteem issues in adulthood as well. When you go through a difficult time, it can affect the way you see yourself. For example,…

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Unlock Potential

Unlock Your Potential by Overcoming Your Limitations

Do you put limitations on yourself and then feel like you’re unable to accomplish your goals? A limiting mindset may stem from a difficult childhood, low self-esteem, or past failures. Despite your specific reason, it all boils down to fear. It could be the fear of rejection or of failing again. It could also be…

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Social Anxiety

Top 5 Techniques to Help You Overcome Social Anxiety

It’s natural to sometimes feel nervous in social situations, but social anxiety is more than just feeling shy. Social anxiety, or social phobia, can be so severe that it’s almost crippling. It can prevent you from moving ahead in your career or having successful relationships. Social anxiety can have both emotional and physical symptoms. Emotional…

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Fear Of Heights

Tips to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Heights

If you have a panic attack after taking three steps up a ladder, you may be suffering from acrophobia, which is an extreme or irrational fear of heights. Many people have at least some fear of heights. Falling from high up is dangerous and fear is the emotion that helps us avoid danger. But for…

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Rebound Relationship

The Modern Rules of Rebound Relationships

A new study suggests that rebound relationships may be healthier than previously thought. However, the headlines ignore a fact that the researchers acknowledge. The study found that people who started new relationships less than 7 months after their old ones broke up said they felt better about themselves compared to those who waited longer. Unfortunately,…

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Fear Of Flying

Soar Like an Eagle – Learn How to Break Free from Your Fear of Flying

If you have a fear of flying, you’re not alone. Estimates about the number of people who are afraid of flying vary quite a bit. A poll conducted by Newsweek magazine back in 1999 reported that 50% of the adults they surveyed were frightened, at least some of the time, when flying on commercial airlines….

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Refuse to Let Anger Get the Best of You-Learn How to Cope Now

All of us are entitled to our feelings. Sometimes, we feel sad. Other times, we’re elated and ready for the next phase of life. However, we’re all bound to experience feelings of frustration, annoyance, and even anger. Negative feelings can be overwhelming and make you feel like you’re out of control. But, you can avoid…

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Recognize the 3 Kinds of Burnout and Learn How to Fix Them

It’s natural for energy levels to fluctuate from day to day, but full-fledged burnout can undermine your happiness and career. Take a look at the different kinds of burnout and some strategies for dealing with them. Researchers at a Spanish university recently discovered at least 3 distinct subtypes of burnout. What they all have in…

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Put the Past Behind You – Helpful Tips for Overcoming a Difficult Childhood

A lot of us had it tough growing up. Sometimes it was because the family didn’t have a lot of money and we couldn’t have or do the same things that others kids did. Maybe you were bullied at school. Worst of all, perhaps you suffered abuse at the hands of your parents or caregivers….

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Overcoming Procrastination – 5 Tips for Getting Things Done

Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow? Wait a minute, that’s not how the saying goes. Are you a procrastinator? If you are, there are a number of possible reasons. There are also some consequences when you procrastinate. Fortunately, there are some strategies you can use to overcome procrastination. Why do people…

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On Being Authentic

Have there been times in your life when you felt you weren’t acting like your true self? Maybe you were unsure of a situation or were lacking the confidence to reveal who you truly are. Whatever your reason, you chose to hide your real self. Personal concealment places us into an emotionally unhealthy cycle. First,…

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Is the Fear of Failure Holding You Back from Achieving Success?

Nobody enjoys failing, but you may be letting a fear of failure sabotage your chances for success. Some people are so afraid to fail that they refuse to try. However, failing to try is the only true failure. If you try something and fail, try again. Eventually you’ll succeed. Without trying, your chances of success…

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How to Bring Out New Aspects of Your Personality

When it comes to your personality, you might think that you’re stuck with those parts of yourself that you wish you could change. However, new research has shed light on the topic. One school of thought now supports the idea that some personality traits can be altered by the individual just by putting their mind…

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Find Calm in the Chaos and Transform Your World

We live in a stressful world. These days, many of us are expected to work longer hours for less pay. When we get home from work, it’s not time to relax yet. We still have to cook dinner, clean up, take the dog for a walk, help the kids with their homework, and more. When…

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