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What Does It Really Take to be Happy?

What Does It Really Take to be Happy?

What do you need to be happy? Is it a big house? A great career? The freedom to do whatever you want? Of course, the requirements for happiness will vary from one person to another. However, there are many things common to most happy people. Since we all want to be happy, researchers have been busy on the topic. Opinions vary, but these things are likely to add to your happiness: 1. Relatively few things that detract […]

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The Battle Between Perfection and Happiness

The Battle Between Perfection and Happiness

Perfectionists refuse to accept any results short of perfection. These people are often high achievers. Just as often, they are not. The urge to be perfect can be a huge disadvantage. Most perfectionists are anything but happy. When your standards are unreasonably high, you’re unlikely to have many moments in your life when you’re satisfied and content. Perfectionists often admit that they are stressed, worried, and exhausted. It’s not easy trying to be perfect all of the […]

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