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Clear the Air: 8 Tips for Difficult Conversations

Clear the Air: 8 Tips for Difficult Conversations

Difficult conversations are, well, difficult. We don’t like to have them with others. We don’t like others to have them with us. Consequently, we aren’t very good at them, because we avoid having them as much as possible. However, many situations only get worse without having a conversation. A lot of challenges can be avoided by sitting down and having a difficult conversation. Take a deep breath and do it. Try these tips to clear the air […]

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How Positive Delusions Can Help You to Reach Your Goals

How Positive Delusions Can Help You to Reach Your Goals

A positive delusion could be viewed as merely a very positive attitude. Now, you might think that’s just being inaccurate and lying to yourself. You might be right, but the science is clear on this matter. Studies have shown that people who overestimate their skills, abilities, and talents for a new endeavor ultimately perform at a higher level than those that are more realistic or pessimistic about succeeding at that endeavor. Those that overestimate their abilities learn […]

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13 Habits That Increase Patience

13 Habits That Increase Patience

Life is full of bumps in the road. Construction holds up traffic on your way to work. Your child loses their homework folder about once a month, and your boss blames you for a decision they made. Sometimes you can change your circumstances. More often, you’ll need to change your attitude so you can run into obstacles without losing your cool. Developing more patience will make your life run smoother. It’s like acquiring any other skill. You’ll […]

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9 Ways to Make the Most of a Bad Day

9 Ways to Make the Most of a Bad Day

Bad days happen. Sometimes, bad days are our own fault. Other times it feels like the whole world is on a mission to make us miserable. A bad day doesn’t have to be a lost day. A bad day doesn’t have to stay a bad day. There are plenty of things you can do to save the day. Instead of lying down and surrendering, you can fight back with a smile. Show that bad day who’s the […]

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