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Uplifting stories: the homeless man, his dog, and the helper

In an earlier article, we showed the scientifically-backed reasons why being kind can make us happy. We found research that states that kindness is contagious and if more acts of kindness were shown in the media, people would start to respond and be kinder. Challenge accepted 🙂 A few days ago we came across the story […]

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Despite life’s ups and downs, make an effort to live it to the fullest [Video]

There is a saying that “you cannot control the ocean, but you can learn to surf the waves”, which we think is absolutely true. There are things in life which are beyond our power to control, and the only acceptable choice we have is to face them, learn from them, and move on. But life […]

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The science of happiness: why being kind feels good

Often, when we are not fully satisfied with our lives and don’t feel completely happy, we look for the big explanations: not having a partner, not owning our own house, or not having the right job, and we think that just getting one, or all, of them would magically solve the problem. Certainly having a […]

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Inside out: why sadness can save us

Sadness is an emotion we all want to get rid of the moment we feel it. What we don’t seem to understand is that, just as fear gives us the adrenaline to escape from danger, or as anger pushes us to fight against something we don’t like or disagree with, sadness may have its own […]

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3 simple steps to relax

Many times we feel tired, stressed, unfocused, yet we don’t allow ourselves to take a break because we are “too busy” to make a pause. The fact is that our brain wasn’t built for the extended focus we ask of it these days. So if you’ve been working all day and feel tired, if you’ve […]

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4 signs that show you are INDEED your worst enemy

It’s me who is my enemy. Me who beats me up. Me who makes the monsters. Me who strips my confidence. ~Paula Cole, “Me,” This Fire Are you FOR yourself or AGAINST yourself? As much as we would love to blame external factors for not having the life we wish for, the fact is that […]

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3 inspiring and awakening videos to watch and rewatch

Because videos speak louder than words, today we want to share 3 truly inspiring short speeches that we’ve seen recently and will change your life. The first one has to do with our strength as human beings, our fears and our passions. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition”, we can hear Steve […]

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Life is going to shovel dirt on you. Shake it off and take a step up.

This is what we are supposed to do, isn’t it? When something bad happens to us, the only way out is going right through it with the biggest positive attitude we can muster, accept our reality and go on hoping that things will turn for the best. And as what we think about we attract, […]

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One step closer to happiness: savouring the moment

It’s a bit shocking to realize sometimes how absent we are in situations or places where we ourselves choose to be. It’s like we are almost ghosts – part of us is there, part of us floating in who knows what cloud. Remember the last time you went on holidays or visited a nice new […]

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