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Who and What Are You? – Discovering Your True Self

The most important question of all Many people are on a quest seeking to discover whether God exists, what happens to us after death, and what the purpose of humanity is. Few people, however, are asking the most important question of all: “Who or what am I?” What good are the answers to the other questions if we don’t even …

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12 Surprising Causes of Depression

Overview As you live in the modern world full of everyday challenges, rat race, deadlines, etc., no wonder you feel down, upset, frustrated or even depressed every time you face difficulties. Depression is a condition that pretty much everyone can go through. From a medical standpoint, depression is a mood disorder which negatively affects you. The feeling of sadness or …

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Should We Pursue Meaning…or Happiness?

What is more important for us to pursue in life: meaning…or happiness? You’ll find the answer to that question in this article. Many people can’t cope with today’s pace of change and amount of stress, both of which overwhelm us in every aspect of our lives: in the workplace, in our family lives, in the technology we use every day …

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Thinking that Problems Are Problems Is a Problem

Few people think what they think they think. Do you know what you think about? The answer is revealed by the life you lead. If you are happy and successful, you are thinking thoughts of happiness and success. If you are wading through an endless stream of problems and finding life painful to bear, it is caused by thoughts of …

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Are You Bored with Being Bored?

“Being Bored Is an Insult to Oneself” (Jules Renard) Did you ever meet people so boring they put your feet to sleep? They complain about living, “I have to breathe all day, even when I sleep. It’s so boring!” One guy remarked that he fell asleep while reading a dull book and had a dream that he was still reading …

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Why Love Is the Most Important Feeling

Most people believe that love is the most important feeling in the life of every person. However, it is also the strongest. That is why you want to be with your loved one, build relationships, live together, and be happy. What does love mean? Why is it so important? What do we need it for? These eternal questions have tormented …

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What Is Peace of Mind and How Do We Attain It?

We dream of living in a peaceful world, but before we can do so, we have to discover our own inner peace. It is only after experiencing contentment that we can sow peace in our family, neighborhood, workplace, and community. What is peace of mind? It is not the absence of problems, a big bank account, or a beautiful home, …

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Refusing to Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone Will Keep You Stuck

Confidence – Freeing ourselves from the mire of inertia Are you dissatisfied with the status quo? Do you need a change in your life? Are you repeating the same routine over and over, like a broken record? Are you stuck in a rut and can’t get out? If so, you need to ask yourself how can your life change if …

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The Effects of Laughter

The Many Benefits of Laughter Plato‘s remark that “Even the gods love jokes.” must be correct, for the value of laughter is recorded in sacred scripture. For example, the Quran states that “He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.” By the fourteenth century, the healing power of humor was recognized by the medical community. An important French surgeon, Henri …

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3 (of the many) Laws of Life

1. We Get what We Expect What kind of day will you have today? How about this week? Will it be filled with excitement or tedium, problems or adventure, happiness or misery? I’m not a psychic, but I can predict your future by the answers you give to these questions. That’s because we create what happens to us with our …