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5 Reasons to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone

Humans are creatures of habit. We tend to do the same things that we did yesterday, last week, last month, and even last decade as long as we don't experience any significant discomfort. And...
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How to Develop Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem

Self-confidence and self-esteem are two things that many of us admire in those who have it yet find it hard to develop ourselves. They are also something that almost everyone wouldn't mind having more...
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How to Stop Being Addicted to Your Smart Gadgets

Smart gadgets have become such a normal part of daily life that some people find it difficult to function without one. This attachment, like Unfortunately, this attachment has not always served us well. The older...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Unlearn

Learning something new is hard, but unlearning is even harder given how our memories work. You see, we humans can consider ourselves fortunate that our brains are only able to partially and inaccurately reconstruct past...
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Loving Yourself: How and Why You Need To Do It.

You love your partner, your children, your job, and your fancy new smart gadget. But when was the last time you said "I love you" to yourself? No, we're not crazy. We just think that...
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A Tribute to Vietnamese Zen Buddhist Monk Thích Nhất Hạnh

Editor's note: what follows is a personal tribute to the late Zen Buddhist monk Thích Nhất Hạnh, whom I briefly mentioned in a previous post. So where shall I start? I heard about Thích Nhất Hạnh...
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9 Habits That Can Destroy Your Relationship

Those of you who are or have been in a relationship can relate to how wonderful or excruciating it is/has been, depending on your situation. Some relationships that are seemingly incompatible can instead become...
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Consistency and How It Affects Your Success

Have you ever heard of the saying "consistency is the key to success"? This is actually quite true, and few successful people can, honestly, say that it didn't play a role in their achievements...
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The Importance of ‘Me’ Time and How to Get More of It

There has been a lot of concern about the increase in depression among people of all ages due to isolation during the pandemic. What rarely gets mentioned, however, is the resulting peace and quiet...
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6 Benefits of Learning a New Language

Happy New Year, dear Sleepy reader! So you may be considering what is a worthwhile goal to pursue in 2022. Might we interest you in considering learning a new language as one? And we don't...

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