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5 Reasons To Breakup With Your Therapist And Hookup With A Coach
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5 Reasons To Breakup With Your Therapist And Hookup With A Coach

I have seen my share of therapists, from my first when I was in 7th grade, gifted to me by my parents as a reliable adult while their relationship disintegrated, to my last a few years ago who helped me heal after leaving my emotionally abusive ex-husband. Therapists are generally skilled at addressing trauma, at exploring the what and why of our pasts. Coaches, by contrast, are skilled in teaching us how to identify what we want in our future and support us in bringing that vision to life.

Mindful Vacuuming
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Mindful Vacuuming

When I signed up for a week-long mindfulness retreat, I didn’t anticipate how much I would learn from the vacuuming. Most of each day was spent meditating in beautiful surroundings, learning from expert teachers, and eating delicious meals mindfully, all of which was enlightening. To keep the price affordable, each participant is given a daily housekeeping task. I was assigned to vacuum a long carpeted corridor lined with dormitory rooms.

How To Be Happy: The Truth About Your Happiness
Just a change of perspective could improve your life.
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The #1 Thing Everyone Gets Wrong About Happiness

Could the difference between happiness and unhappiness just be the way that you think? Even the words you use could be making a difference! Expert Todd Stone shares his secrets to happiness: bring your happiness level "up to 11" (or even 12)!

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10 Easy Ways To Be As Happy As The Danish

Once again Denmark comes out on top as being home to the happiest people in the world. According to new research, the reason behind their happiness has to do with their genetics. They have a certain version of a gene that influences brain levels of the mood chemical serotonin. But if your DNA is far from being Danish, don't worry — there's still hope. Try these 10 easy things that have been scientifically proven to make you happier.

How To Be Happy: 7 Ways We Rationalize The Happiness Out Of Life
Yes, you deserve it!
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7 Ways You Choose Unhappiness (Without Even Realizing It)

Do you find yourself finding reasons not to do the things you love to do? Do you complain about not having time to do fun things, when you clearly have the time to do what's "important"? Whether you acknowledge it or not, you're your own happiness' worst enemy sometimes. These 7 rationalizations keep people from striving for their own happiness. Are you guilty of any of them?

Relationships: How To Make The Love Last Forever
Both partners should make equal effort in keeping the relationship fun and happy.
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The Secret 5 Steps To Creating A Love That Lasts Forever

Some people forget that keeping a lasting relationship all comes down to keeping those things you had at the beginning. The things that caused that relationship spark to grow can keep the fire going. Here are five important things to remember while maintaining your relationship that will lead to more years of happiness.

The Pursuit of Happiness
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The Pursuit of Happiness

     It is our constitutional right to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”  Now, if only this came with a specific set of instructions. I’m fairly certain that our fore-fathers long ago wrote these words with the best of intentions. I have a feeling they may have been happier then we are today even while living in world without TVs, computers and smart phones.  The pursuit of happiness concept can seem a bit tricky.

I Found Happiness in a Rock
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I Found Happiness in a Rock

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln If you’re anything like me, whenever you’ve heard or read this quotation, you’ve done some sort of eye roll, “yeah, whatevs Abe,” followed by some deeper pondering of the veracity of such a bold statement. Can I really choose to be happy? I thought I was choosing to be happy, it’s just that…well, I’m not, so what gives?