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The Key to Living Without Regrets

The Key to Living Without Regrets

“I just don’t know what to do,” I lamented to one of my oldest college friends, Kristy.  “Do I stay in California or do I move to Austin?”  “Well,” she asked pragmatically, “in six months would you regret more staying or going?” 

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The Secret To Getting Him Back (Without Looking Desperate)

If your get-him-back strategy is "desperate times call for desperate measures", try again. Needy behaviors make you less desirable, and ultimately push him away (way to remind him why he broke up with you in the first place). YourTango Expert Janet Ong Zimmerman is here to recommend and entirely different approach to recapturing his attention and drama and desperation are not part of the plan. Are you serious about getting him back? Do this instead!

What Uplifts You?

What Uplifts You?

The elevator ride from the ground floor to the 2nd floor where my mother lives didn’t take very long – maybe 40 seconds. The door was slow to open.  I stepped in, greeted a woman I had not seen before — at least not that I recall. She was wearing the uniform of a worker in this skilled nursing facility. As we said hello and made eye contact, I noticed something different. Donning full make-up, from foundation and blush to long eyelashes and lipstick perfectly applied. She looked beautiful and I told her so.

Is Your Mind is Stressing You Out?

Is Your Mind is Stressing You Out?

An English poet John Milton said the mind can create for us our own personal heaven or hell.  I know from personal and professional experience that we can use  the mind as a terrible weapon against ourselves, or find in it a loyal ally.  Because we do not control the mind, most of us allow it to control us with it tending to swing back and forth, if not exactly heaven or hell, a lot of time is spent in purgatory.   We have in our life story, experiences of the mind being the ally and the sabotager.

30 Things to Do Instead of Stressing Out

30 Things to Do Instead of Stressing Out

Most of us feel stress and anxiety every now and again.  But most of us get stuck when stress builds and becomes overwhelming.  Try any of these short interruptions to alleviate stress and help you refocus. Get some stress relief: Watch a sunset Go to the beach Start a project Sing a song Pet a dog Tell a joke Go to the zoo Listen to music Blow bubbles Make a cute-animals-only instagram feed

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Why is he being the man that I needed him to be then...now?

6 Obvious Signs Your Ex Wants To Get Back Together

Did you breakup with your ex and you now feel as if she may have something up her sleeve....perhaps some feelings for you? Question yourself no more and read the awesome breakups advice by Michael Griswold. Find out if your ex was done with you or just preparing to want you even more in the future.

"The Enchanted Self" and What It Means to You - Part 2

"The Enchanted Self" and What It Means to You - Part 2

I have found the most effective way to teach people how to access their Enchanted Self, i.e. to find and hold onto feelings of joy, and a sense of well-being is to share the Seven Gateways To Enchantment. It is a quick way to catch your Enchanted Self. So let's explore the Gateways and then try an enchanted assignment!

DEVELOP A TOOL KIT TO BECOME LESS ANXIOUS IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS

DEVELOP A TOOL KIT TO BECOME LESS ANXIOUS IN SOCIAL SITUATIONS

If you’re noticing that you are watching too much media and not living your life what are you waiting for? I know there is a time and a place to simply relax and unwind to distract yourself with media. That’s fine. I’m actually talking about the people who are avoiding life because of their inability to cope with their social anxiety.