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A 21-day challenge to change your mental attitude (worth doing)

It all starts with becoming aware. In the rush of our everyday responsibilities, is not unusual that we start taking for granted many of the amazing things that surround us. There is much scientific research on the connection between gratitude and happiness, and how appreciating what we have instead of focusing on what we lack […]

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A Father and His Autistic Son Bring the Power of Music to the Homeless

As part of our mission to spread stories of random acts of kindness, we want to share Pauly’s Project. Paul Avila tells that when he was young he would go with his mother to Los Angeles’ skid row to bring food and clothes for his uncle, and that during his life, he never forgot how […]

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Working Mindfully: How Bad is Multitasking For Your Productivity

“I know that I’ve been sitting at my desk, in front of my computer all day, I know that I’ve been doing things… but what really have I done? What have I accomplished today?” If you’ve ever experienced this and asked yourself these questions, then it’s a good sign: a sign that you’ve started to […]

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Announcing analyze.life’s most important update

Hi everyone,   We are absolutely excited to announce a great update on analyze.life, which is exclusively in the AppStore! We’ve been working on it for months now, trying to add value, make it fun and easy to use, and we can’t wait to show it to you! Our main focus was to help you […]

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7 things everyone should do in the morning

The way we start our day makes a huge difference to our productivity, energy and mood throughout the day. Here are 7 rituals that, if you stick to them, will change drastically your days. 1. Wake up early And early means 7am or even earlier. If you can do 6:00, even better. Sure it won’t […]

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Alan Watts on Life and Success [Video]

Alan Watts was a fascinating 20th Century philosopher who brought Eastern philosophy to the West and put under judgement our society’s idea of success. In his speech about Life and Music, he talks about the Western idea of happiness and success, and shows how our society encourages us to pursue professional success rather than personal […]

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First things First: A Metaphor for Life

A professor stood before a philosophy class holding an empty jar. As the students took their seats, he started to fill the jar with golf balls. He showed it to them and asked if it was full. All the students agreed that it was. Then he grabbed a bag of pebbles and poured them in […]

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The Neuroscience of Happiness: Putting our brain chemicals to work

There are four chemicals in our brain that make us feel pleasure and avoid pain. Which are they? And how can we make them work on our favour? In Meet Your Happy Chemicals, author Loretta Breuning explains that in the presence of something good, our brain releases four main chemicals: endorphin, oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine. […]

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Mindful living: sleeping less but better

It’s not big news that we need to sleep well in order to function well. While the recommended sleeping hours vary per age and lifestyle, ranging from 7 to 9 in adults, there is a small percentage of the population – those with apparently a tiny and rare mutation in the gene called DEC2 – […]

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