Do Stress Ball Really work to relief from Daily Stress- a complete guide

Few months back I came to know  about stress ball from one of my friend who used it as a stress reliever. Believe me among all the other method of stress busters, I found it one of the simplest way to release some part of the tension, built up instantly. Every day you feel stress at your job or in your family life, you want to control it and finding some useful way, right? Even I think you are probably…

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6 Effective Ways to Keep the Energy and Optimism Up During Winter

“In the depths of winter I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.”Albert Camus “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”Anne Bradstreet  Up here in Sweden the winter is dark, cold and often comes with a mix of rain and snow. And spring is still far away. It is not easy to keep the energy and optimism up like…

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A Guide to Dealing with the Dark Side of Personal Growth

If you meditate, or do any kind of effective personal growth work, you may eventually run into some sticky territory. Namely, you’ll have to face the darkness within you. Personal development is not just about positivity and utopia. Eventually, if you’re doing the work, you will have to embrace the things you’ve been avoiding. It is only by traveling through this “darkness” that you find peace and equanimity. I’ve written about going through depression and my own dark night of the…

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“People Need to Find When Their Brains Work Best and Fit Their Schedules Around That.”

Interview: Edith Hall I love Edith Hall’s short biography: “Edith Hall is a London University Academic who specialises in putting pleasure into the history, literature, theatre, myth and philosophy of ancient Greece and Rome and their continuing impact in the modern world.” It manages to convey not only her expertise but also her enthusiasm for her subject, and her passion for teaching others to appreciate the ideas and history that absorb her. (Also, from the spellings we know she’s British.)…

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3 Soulful Ways To Overcoming Unnecessary Wants – *Positive Provocations*

“Stop chasing what your mind wants and you’ll get what your soul needs.” When my daughter was 4 years old, she loved ice cream. She still does. One night when she was 4, on a very cold rainy night, she kept pulling me to the fridge to ask me for ice cream. Now there is nothing wrong with ice cream, is there? But at 11 p.m. (well past bedtime) on a cold rainy night, it is potentially disastrous. Now we…

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7 Traits of Happy and Productive People at Work

Putting in long hours at work doesn’t always mean you’re productive. You’re exhausted and spread thin, and you’re probably miserable to boot. You’re only going through the motions of working. You may get the job done but your output isn’t exactly your best work. Citing a decade’s worth of research, Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer — authors of The Progress Principle — pointed out: “People are more productive and creative when they have more positive emotions.” Employees shouldn’t rely on…

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10 Tips On How To Find Happiness in Your Life

To be happy in life is what we all want. But how to achieve it? Less stress, more time for hobbies and the family? Maybe. Or maybe you are already happy and are not aware of it. What signs indicate this? 1. Live Here and Now If I torture myself with the same thoughts about work, relationships with colleagues, or health; if I think all morning about talking with the boss or mentally solving problems with partners, if my thoughts…

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How to Use Your Positive Memories To Boost Mental Health and Prevent Depression

When you think back on your life throughout your day, are you more likely to revisit “positive memories” or “negative memories?” According to a new study published in Nature Human Behavior, recalling positive memories may play an important role in managing stress, preventing depressive symptoms, and boosting our mental health overall. Researchers set up an experiment where participants were shown either a “positive” or “negative” word on a screen, and were then asked to recall a specific autobiographical memory from…

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How To Know You Hold Limiting Beliefs That Stuck Your Life

Limiting Beliefs meaning: Limiting beliefs are those false concepts and negative thought in your mind on which you may make an incorrect conclusion on any life experience. You fall into the trap of the wrong perception about yourself due to your limiting beliefs. What holding you back to live your desire life? Do you stuck at any point in your life and try to be satisfying your mind using your own beliefs? Sometime you may try repeatedly to get out…

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Feng Fu Point – The Ultimate Ice Therapy

Have you ever wondered if there is some secret thing you can do that puts you on another level in life? Something that increases your energy, enhances the quality of your sleep, relieves pain and reduces symptoms of certain diseases? Well, I’m about to share that secret with you! It’s called Feng Fu. Feng Fu is common in Chinese acupuncture and it involves placing an ice cube on a specific position on the back of your neck for twenty minutes.…

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Happiness Around the World – What’s the Secret?

We all want to be happy. In fact from Aristotle to the Dalai Lama, many great thinkers have agreed that the point of human existence is to be happy. But is happiness the same the world over? Find out in this wonderful infographic This infographic first appeared on https://www.hometogo.com/media/secret-to-happiness/   <span id="tve_leads_end_content" style="display: block; visibility: hidden; border: 1px solid… This is only a snippet of a Self Improvement article written by Amit Neoman Read Full Article

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Forget Finding Your Passion and Purpose (Read This If You’re Stuck)

Trouble finding your passion or purpose? Stuck? Or just plain confused? If so, you need to stop trying to find the perfect passion or purpose. If you’ve been trying, and you’re stuck, it’s time to try something else. It’s time to discover what works for you. What Am I Talking About? I wrote a book called Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself. Am I now saying that what I wrote is useless? No. For many, answering the questions in…

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Why a Pet Can Be Incredibly Helpful For Social Anxiety, Loneliness, or Depression

Too anxious to make new friends at the moment? Feeling lonely living by yourself? Just need a boost in your mental health in general? Maybe a nice loyal pet is exactly what you need right now. While I certainly don’t think a pet can replace human relationships, they can be a very valuable companion for someone who suffers from social anxiety, loneliness, or depression. A relationship with an animal can often feel just as valuable as a relationship with a…

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55 of The Most Inspiring Gratitude Quotes You Will Ever Need – *Positive Provocations*

“To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, to enact gratitude is generous and noble, but to live gratitude is to touch Heaven.” ~Johannes A. Gaertner~ For me, my Gratitude practice is my most transformative positive habit yet. It picks me up when I am down. It makes me focus on the beautiful blessings in my life, no matter how hard things may be. A gratitude practice is the first step I urge my clients towards, to kick start their healing. While…

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10 Easily Missed Signs You’re Leading A Happy And Healthy Life

1. You’re not as comfortable right now as you wish you were. It’s okay to be uncomfortable. It’s okay to demand more from yourself. That’s part of leading our happiest lives, even though we don’t always think of it that way. 2. You don’t enjoy a lot of frivolous things. Instead, you search for more meaningful ways to spend your time. This often leads to an unsettling feeling of boredom. Those who lead a happy and healthy life aren’t easily…

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A Systematic Way to Stop Worrying

Do you let worry stop you from pursuing your dreams? Worry held me back for a long time. Deep down, I wanted to follow my heart, my interests, but I was held back by the thoughts dancing in my head. It was like an unstoppable virus. But eventually I found the antidote. I found the answer. In this piece, I share what I’ve discovered. Let’s start by making sure we’re on the same page. What is Worry? Worry is a…

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