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A Top Cause of Accelerated Aging

A Top Cause of Accelerated Aging

What is the top cause of accelerated aging? Bad habits such as smoking and excessive drinking are often the first things that come to mind. However, perhaps surprisingly, scientists have recently ...

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Are You Ready to Stop Feeling Like a Victim?

Are You Ready to Stop Feeling Like a Victim?

Break free from the "poor me" mentality.

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A Primer on Understanding & Compassion

A Primer on Understanding & Compassion

A reader wrote to me that he is frustrated with himself — he hasn’t been as compassionate to people as he’d like recently. Lots of us experience this: we’re judgmental, ...

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119-Year-Old Loved Sugary Drinks—What Was the Secret to Her Longevity?

119-Year-Old Loved Sugary Drinks—What Was the Secret to Her Longevity?

Kane Tanaka was the world’s longest living person, as verified by Guinness World Records. The Japanese woman sadly passed away just recently on April 19, 2022, at the age of ...

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A Guide to Cultivating Compassion in Your Life, With 7 Practices

A Guide to Cultivating Compassion in Your Life, With 7 Practices

I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I’m not talking about the short-term gratification ...

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Set Yourself Free This Holiday Season 

Set Yourself Free This Holiday Season 

Forget the expectations and focus on the reality that each of us is suffering

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Free Your Mind From Wanting People to Be a Certain Way

Free Your Mind From Wanting People to Be a Certain Way

When we let go of how we want other people to act, we can ease into a calmer reality

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Man Arrested Seven Times for His Belief Dies Weeks After Being Released

Man Arrested Seven Times for His Belief Dies Weeks After Being Released

A man from Northeast China died in August as a result of the persecution by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for refusing to renounce his faith. Quande Jiang, a dedicated ...

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The Universal Narrative: When You Feel Unworthy

The Universal Narrative: When You Feel Unworthy

That story about how you're not good enough isn't worthy of your constant repetition

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How to Go Beyond the Self-Concern of Our Small Mind

How to Go Beyond the Self-Concern of Our Small Mind

Three practices to let go of self and find the freedom of a vast mind

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Emotions: How Humans Regulate Them and Why Some People Can’t

Emotions: How Humans Regulate Them and Why Some People Can’t

Changing our minds can change our emotions, but it isn't as simple as it sounds

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Emotional First Aid: The Most Important Skill We’ve Never Learned

Emotional First Aid: The Most Important Skill We’ve Never Learned

"You can't treat a psychological wound if you don't even know you're injured." - Guy Winch

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