Posts tagged mental health

How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Has anyone ever told you that you worry too much? Or, maybe you already know you’re a chronic worrywart but can’t seem to figure out how to stop worrying and start living. In fact, reading this might even be causing you some worry, so try out the Fabulous app to keep your mind clear while giving this a read. If that’s true, take a deep…

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Can Pets Make You Happy?

Animals make happiness look easy. They live in the moment and find contentment in the simple things, like running in the park or curling up in front of the fire. But can their attitude towards life help us, too? Can pets make you happy? The therapeutic benefits of interacting with pets have long been established. Sigmund Freud almost always had his dog Jofi present during…

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Are you happy? What Is Happiness and Is It Attainable

Are you happy? What is happiness? What does it mean to you? It turns out that there is no single definition. Our age, culture, and upbringing can call affect how we perceive happiness. We base our perception of our lives and how content we are on our current circumstances. Once we meet our basic needs, happiness can mean different things to different people. For some,…

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Dealing with Anger: Do You Need a Timeout?

Frazzled parents across the globe give timeouts as a way to manage the tantrums of their children. Although some critics may disagree about whether they are an effective motivator of change, a timeout gives both parents and kids a chance to cool down and think about a better response to whatever is frustrating them. By the time we become adults, we may imagine that we…

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Break Free of Your Inner Voice and Live with an Untethered Soul

Imagine you’re at a movie theater to see a film. This theater is special, however; instead of just sitting in a seat and watching the movie, the theater completely immerses you in the experience. You are able to smell, taste, and feel everything that’s going on around you. You even hear the protagonist’s thoughts as if they were your own. According to Michael A. Singer,…

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The Empath’s Survival Guide: Helping Sensitive People Thrive in an Insensitive World

“You’re so sensitive.” “You need to grow a thicker skin.” “Buck up.” If anyone has ever said anything like this to you before, you know how unhelpful it is to hear. While everyone has a different capacity for handling difficult people or situations, according to Dr. Judith Orloff, some of us may be especially sensitive to other people’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions: Empaths. Anyone is…

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