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5 Things To Be Proud Of When Fighting Depression (And How To Get Better)

I have heard depression described as an angry black shadow that follows you wherever you go — and this is a description I agree with wholeheartedly. I mean, if you take a second to think about it, it just makes … r

Top 5 Ilchi Lee Quotes on Connecting to Your Higher Self

Ilchi Lee is a meditation expert and New York Times bestselling author whose mind-body teachings are rooted in ancient Taoism. His teachings of Brain Education emphasize using the power of the brain to design the life you want, which starts … r

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How to Deal with Criticism and Use it to your Advantage

Receiving criticism is unpleasant. Some of us get angry and defensive while others get demotivated and start blaming themselves. There are very few people who take criticism for what it is – and those are the truly secure ones. So, … r

The Only Way to Start Being Happy

We live in three different time spaces: the past, the future, and the present. We shuffle back and forth throughout our day, but we mostly live in the past and future. Most of our thoughts are consumed with yesterday or … r

Failure vs. Defeat (Are You Confusing the Two?)

Failure is often a sharp, bitter, pill… And it can feel so personal, and FINAL. But, is failure really a bad thing? Maybe you are confusing failure with defeat? Consider this: Failure is defined as, “a lack of success.” Defeat … r

The Myth of the 4-Minute Mile: How to Shatter Barriers and Create Breakthrough Opportunities

The world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and uncertain. And with it, the conventional thinking of yesterday is no longer sufficient. Creating real, breakthrough opportunities requires a fundamental change in our thinking. As Einstein said, “We can’t solve … r