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5 Core Reasons Why you Should Embrace your Flaws to Live a Happier Life

If you’ve got a banana close by, pick it up and look at it carefully. What do you see in life? Black pockmarks on a smooth yellow skin. Now, there are two ways to think about this. Either you can … r

Digital devices

Could You Benefit from a Digital Detox?

We’re living in a fast-paced digital world where technology affects everything we do. Whether it’s a heart-rate monitor on your smartwatch telling you how productive your last workout session was, a Snapchat notification on your phone or a television subscription … r

Is Being Introverted Affecting Your Confidence?

We all know that the Big Five personality traits—openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism—are important personality-determinants. Their varying combination in each of us dictates why we evolve to become who we are. And up until recently, scientists believed … r

5 Things to Do When You Aren’t Hopeful About Anything

You dream. You make goals. You work hard. You expect results. But, a lot of times those expectations are not met. You don’t achieve your goals. You lose hope. Life seems so unfair when you do everything you can and … r

3 Ways to Fight Laziness and Take Control of your Life

“Laziness is nothing more than the habit of resting before you get tired.” Jules Renard How would you define laziness? Lack of interest to do anything? Not feeling like doing any hard work? Just being idle not moving an inch … r

Travel

Travel: For the Mind, Body and Spirit

Spring has officially arrived, which means that the minds of people everywhere turn to a variety of things, including cleaning out the attic, the adventures of Saturday morning yard sales and yes, hitting the open road. There’s just something about … r