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Self Management

Do You Use Creative Visualization for a Healthy Sense of Self?

Have you ever heard someone say they were using visualization and affirmations to “manifest” things in their life? What does that even mean? To find out how you too can create the life you want using these techniques, keep reading. What does it mean to practice creative visualization? Creative visualization is exactly what it sounds…

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4 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Self-compassion

You hear a lot about compassion these days: feeling it, showing it, and distributing it . . . like pieces of a pie to family members, partners, and the people who get under your skin. But meeting out compassion for others without first setting some aside for yourself is a recipe for inner struggle. So…

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decision-making

What Is the Motivation Behind Your Decision-Making Process?

Do you know the truth behind the decision-making process? Have you ever thought about what motivates you to take action? If you’re like many people, you may respond with overarching ambitions like success, happiness, or self-fulfillment. Maybe when it comes to decision-making you have specific goals aligned with these generalized aspirations. Do you want to…

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personal success

Here Are 7 Valuable Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Mind

Spring has arrived at last and with it come longer days and soaring spirits—looking forward to warmer temperatures. Maybe even putting on a favorite pair of shorts? But not everyone will enjoy boundless joy this spring. In the U.S., the National Institute of Mental Health reports that about 1 in 4 adults will experience mental…

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self-motivation

Here Is Your Ultimate Guide to Self-Motivation

Have you ever thought about the role self-motivation plays in your everyday life? Self-motivation is the ultimate driving force behind your behavior. And the science of motivation has taught us it’s possible to influence your level of motivation. Most often, adults are more motivated by internal influences. When you have a healthy and natural sense…

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stress

8 Ways to Let Go of Your Stress and Anxiety

Do you ever stress about how to overcome anxiety? Stress happens to everyone. And things sure can get overwhelming when you start delving into the root causes of anxiety. But talking about it with someone, building healthy relationships, and learning to recognize your own internal voice are all valuable actions that can help develop a…

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New Years Resolutions and NeuroGym

For the faithful reader, this little note: I am taking a step back from blog writing. There are more than 400 of them now, and many are ready for a new coat—a new, updated version. It’s not because I don’t want to write anymore, but because I need to use my available time more productively.…

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Sense of Self and Clear Objectives

People with a Healthy Sense of Self have innumerable advantages; the art of setting clear objectives is one of them. If you don’t have to spend a lot of time and energy finding your Self, you have lots of spare time, attention, and energy to fine tune the issues in your life. That pays off.…

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Happy 4th of July Weekend!

Be a hero…be your self!

“Not everyone can be a hero!” That is why being a hero is so special. Saving a person from a burning house requires an instant decision – helping an old lady cross a street with crazy traffic and no lights happens at the spur of the moment. Being a hero is not something you can…

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Say “yes” to your temper and a Healthy Sense of Self

Editor’s Note: There are many ways to describe a healthy Sense of Self and how it might self-express. HySoS strives to get more people thinking about the question: Do they live life with a Healthy Sense of Self. Barb Abelhauser who writes a daily blog “The View from a Drawbridge” offers an interesting twist on…

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