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14 Clever Psychological Life Hacks You Need to Know

  1. Make people like you by asking for a small favor You can make use of the psychological phenomenon called The Benjamin Franklin Effect to make other people like you more. It’s a neat psychological life hack. The psychological effect is attributed to an observation of Benjamin Franklin, who noticed that when you do someone a favor, you will …

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12 Tips For Overcoming Anxiety

Anxiety in various forms and degrees seems to be a wide-spread problem, affecting people of all ages and in every country. If you are prone to anxiety, you have two options: A) Give in, and live with it. B) Learn to overcome it. By giving in, you will continue to suffer and feel unhappy, stressed and anxious. It is far …

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The 3 Ways People React to Change

I can still remember sitting around the dinner table at 15, hearing my mother say, “What do you think about moving?” as she casually passed me the mashed potatoes. What do I think? I think it’s a horrible, terrible, unbearable idea. I love this house, my friends, my school, and the thought of moving again just three years after the …

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10 Things Successful People Never Do Again

“Never go back.” What does that mean? From observations of successful people, clinical psychologist and author of Never Go Back: 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again (Howard Books, June 2014), Dr. Henry Cloud has discovered certain “awakenings” that people have—in life and in business—that once they have them, they never go back to the old way of doing things. And …

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4 Ways to Find Time to Do What You Love

1. Prioritize. Learn to put important events over urgent ones. Many of us fall into the habit of reacting to urgent events and letting important ones fall by the wayside. Be proactive instead of reactive. After all, the important tasks typically contribute more to our long-term goals. Throughout the day, ask yourself: Is this the best use of my time …