Learning to Slow Down in Life

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I use to think that the closer we get to our thirties, the more “serious” we should start acting and viewing our lives. It’s also been a period in life that I’ve generally been afraid of reaching, out of fear of not being where I should be or not having achieved certain milestones — at least based on what society and others tell you, that is. Over the past few years, I’ve learned and continued to appreciate the importance of slowing down in life, a lesson I believe everyone can gain great value from.

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How Color Affects Our Mood

How Color Affects Our Mood

 

There’s a reason why we describe certain emotions in a specific way — seeing red, feeling blue, being green with envy — color and mood are directly connected. Color is a powerful communication tool and can be used to signal action, influence mood and drive physiological reactions. So, how exactly does color work? How is color believed to impact mood and our surroundings? Read on to find out how you can incorporate the proper colors into your life, in order to create a sense of balance and harmony.

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How to Cope with Things Beyond Our Control

How to Cope with Things Beyond Our Control
One of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis is how to let go of things we are unable to control. We’ve often been taught that letting go of control goes directly against our modernized, industrialized way of living — after all, we always strive to remain the architects of our destiny. That’s what I learned growing up from teachers, magazines, songs, movies and so on, at least. My DNA simply did not allow things to merely happen on their own, and I had never been one to sit back and passively let go of control in the first place. Over the years, however, my perspective has significantly shifted (for the better). I’ve learned that a great deal of the control we believe we don’t have over our lives is nothing but an illusion. If you also struggle to cope with difficult situations that are beyond your control, continue reading for tips on how to overcome this.

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25 Things to Start Doing for Yourself

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You and I may or may not share some things in common, but I know one thing is for sure: We are always on the hunt to constantly improve our lives and be the best version of ourselves. Sadly enough, so many people have lived their lives without any change or betterment, even though we are fully capable of making both small and large transformations that hold great significance. To do this, I’ve compiled a list of positive things to start doing for yourself — now.

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15 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence

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We have all faced it at one point or another in our lives. Although it’s not something exciting to discuss, it’s important to understand how a lack of self-confidence can easily stand in the way of accomplishing our goals, and ultimately leave us feeling unhappy. Here are some tips on how to overcome this obstacle and boost your self-confidence.

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