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Optimism vs Positivity: 8 powerful truths about why optimism really works

Challenges are a given in everyone's life but while most people complain about them, there are some who manage tide over even the most difficult of circumstances—their strength is their optimism.

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7 signs of gaslighting + 9 steps to deal with it

If you're a victim of gaslighting, you can take concrete steps today to deal with this challenge for the sake of your mental health
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Looking for happiness? Try a little more kindness

"Do more acts of kindness" seems to be the prescription for happiness in a world that is in the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic
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The law of attraction: the missing piece of the puzzle

Perhaps nothing has enamoured—and disillusioned—as many people as the law of attraction since it suddenly came into the limelight a few years ago. Was their disillusionment well-founded or were they missing something?
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How exercise strengthens immunity

Exercising in moderation on a regular basis strengthens immunity in multiple ways
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5 essential happiness habits in just 5 minutes a day

Practise these five simple yet powerful happiness habits daily to transform your life

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Digital books versus print books for children

Without enhancements, digital books may harm young children’s learning

When digital books have features that reinforce storylines they outperform print counterparts
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New understanding of brain’s fear response

A deeper understanding of the brain's fear response mechanism could lead to better ways to help people with anxiety disorders, says new research
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A transformational coach makes players more independent, less reliant

Long-term reliance on a coach might be counterproductive to athletes, a new study has found
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Does COVID-19 increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Is the world prepared for a wave of neurological consequences that may be on its way as a result of COVID-19? This question is at the forefront of research underway at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health.
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Your emotional vocabulary reflects the degree of your wellbeing

Whether your emotional vocabulary is negative or positive reveals your state of health and wellbeing, says new research

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How to cultivate compassion in times of adversity

There are multiple benefits to practising compassion. Here are a few ways to cultivate compassion during these adverse times

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Answers to commonly asked questions on office romance

Answers to 7 commonly asked questions on office romance by orgnisational psychologist Amy Nicole Bakervideo
Organisational psychologist Amy Nicole Baker shares the real answers to commonly asked questions about office romance

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Breaking my smartphone addiction was the best decision ever

If asked to give up your smartphone for one day, could you do it, asks Megan Zakrzewski

The narcissistic family: rotten to the core

All it takes is one narcissistic member in the family to ruin the dynamics of the entire family and negatively impact more generations than one

A guide to loving yourself (and attracting a great relationship)

Self-love is said to be the key to many of our life's issues. But how does one really go about loving oneself?