Posts tagged habit
10 Ways to Defuse Negative Thoughts

There are many wonderful things about life, but it's also painful and difficult by its very nature. Through hundreds of millions of years of evolution, our ancestors developed survival strategies, which have been effective at keeping us alive and leading us to pass on our genes, but also cause us to feel nervous, hassled, driven, sad or inadequate under certain circumstances. 

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A **Partial** Manifesto for Self-Love

So even though I've been plagued by self-doubt lately, this doesn't mean I've regressed or failed or lost something. Framing it that way is just another way to beat up on myself. And it's funny, it almost feels like it's noble or something to beat up on myself: like it's better to just fess up and be like "no, look, I do suck."

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A Reflection On Meditation and Mindfulness From a Beginner

As each thought comes in, it will leave soon enough—just like waves come and go on a beach. I noticed that, at first, I only had moments of one or two seconds between waves of thoughts, but as I practiced the intervals between my thoughts steadily got longer.

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8 Ways to Get Out of A Rut

Change is gradual. Positive change also gives you momentum. So I won't be able to change all those habits at once; just the thought makes me want to crawl into a hole and watch Netflix forever. But if I do begin just by meditating each day, then it will slowly become easier for me to also get more sleep, and that in turn will make it easier for me to exercise, etc., etc.

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One Man Left Copies of His Gratitude Journal at Different Cafes and Businesses in NYC--Here's What People Wrote

Teddy Droseros is the founder of Grateful Peoples and the designer of the gratitude journal. He made the journal to help others express gratitude and create happiness.

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