Comparative Thinking: Why It’s Important and How it Can Hurt You

You do it every day, but do you know what it is? For most of us, comparative thinking has likely become inherent. However, we need to be aware of what it is and how it can harm us. In this article you’ll learn what comparative thinking is, why it’s helpful, and how we can use…

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You Need to Reevaluate How You Think About Control. Here’s Why.

Control is a very complex and important topic that impacts every area of our lives including: friendships, love relationships, career, mental health and family. However, it’s not really discussed openly or often. This article defines psychological and emotional control, why it’s important and how we may experience it in our lives. Understanding Control Control is…

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Stoicism and the Trichotomy of Control: Why You Need to Know What It Is and How It Changed My Life!

When we actively label what we can, cannot and can somewhat control, we remove a lot of stress and anxiety from our lives. In this article I discuss stoicism, the trichotomy of control, and why you should incorporate it into you life by using examples of how it changed my life. Stoicism and the Trichotomy of…

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Holidays Without Family Are Tough. Here’s How to Not Let It Get You Down…and Build Your EQ in the Process

Thanksgiving is next week and this year is unlike any other. Many of us have made the difficult decision not to spend the holiday with our family. As someone who has previously spent Thanksgiving without family I can relate to how tough this may be. In this article I show you how to use emotional…

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19 Ways to Effectively Handle Uncertainty So You Can Stop Worrying and Start Living: Pandemic Edition

Thoughts are the most powerful thing we possess. When we change them, we have the ability to change our entire lives.

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Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Thoughts are the most powerful thing we possess. When we change them, we have the ability to change our entire lives.

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Comparative Guilt

comparative guilt (noun) feeling(s) of guilt for not being content because another person (known or unknown) may: love to be in your situation; or are in a worse situation than you. Examples of comparative guilt in a sentence: Parents sometimes use comparative guilt and say, “there are starving children in Africa,” to force their children to eat…

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Selfishness and Perfectionism: How We Have It Backwards and Why We Need to Get It Right

We have a lot of things backwards. Including our ideas behind perfectionism and selfishness. As it currently stands, perfection is desired and selfishness is seen as unfavorable or negative. To certain extremes, yes selfishness can be bad. However, selfishness is a natural human trait and there is not a single person who is not selfish.…

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