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Color Psychology

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Have you ever noticed how certain music can alter your mood? Or certain images? Or even certain colors? Color psychology studies how different hues influence human behavior. Colors impacting our emotions are not as obvious as say, the way tastes of foods make us feel, but colors are present in certain brands and décor that …

Take a Risk

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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain Taking risks is a part of life and growth. We …

Journaling

Journaling is a great way to access thoughts and meanings that are hidden under the surface of our mind. There are many types of journaling techniques. During my video I described three: Daily Life, Stream of Consciousness, and Dream Journaling. I will mention one additional journaling technique which is based off a book called Wreck …

Stress: The Good

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Through stressful events, people’s optimistic views tend to fade as they begin to dread the situation they are in. Not a soul in the world enjoys the feeling of stress, but there exists a sense of happiness upon completing a stressful task. The human race strives for improvement, success, and gratification which are accompanied by …

Can’t Get Out of Bed

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Can’t Get Out of Bed Depression restrains us from enjoying life and completing simple everyday tasks, like getting out of bed. What happens when the thoughts in our heads restrict us from feeling motivated to start the day? Do we let our minds control our actions and feelings, and spend hours upon hours in bed? …

Fun Date Night Ideas for Everyone

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Love is in the air! Dating is always an exciting aspect of life because you’re learning about someone new and creating meaningful lasting memories. Whether you’re planning a date for a Valentine’s Day outing, a birthday, anniversary, or just as a spontaneous surprise, it’s always great to do something unique and fresh. And if you’re …

3 Benefits of Therapy for Everyone

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  There’s a stigma that therapy and counseling are only for those who are dealing with breakups, grief, depression, and other mental or personal issues. But, it is actually more effective to talk to a counselor before any problems progress and you end up finding yourself at the lowest point of an issue. Problems are …

SMART New Year’s Resolutions

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New Year, New You! Hello, 2018. It is always exciting for the New Year, as we wrap up constantly spending time with friends and family and finally sit down to think, “how do I want to better myself this year?” The world is your oyster – take the chance to change your life. So, here …

Holiday Stress?

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Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer… Or is it gloominess and tears? In hindsight, the holiday season is always joyous as we surround ourselves with family and friends. But, what is disregarded annually is the peak in stress levels and depression during this supposed happiest season of all. Tight finances, lack of time, and …