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Yournal | Expert Tips and Tricks to Make Packing a Suitcase A Lot Easier

Quick Guide: How to Deal With Difficult People

Difficult and unreasonable people are everywhere. At work, in your friend group, in relationships; they’re everywhere. And even people who are usually very level-headed can have their moments and be impossible to reason with, which is why it’s a vital life skill to know what to do when you come face-to-face with someone who really needs to take a chill pill. Below, check out these expert tips and tricks on how to deal with a very difficult person, how to try and get them to calm down, talk…

Yournal | The Heart of My Hometown

5 Tools for Avoiding Burnout & Managing Anxiety in the Moment

We all have moments and times in our lives when things feel like they're just moving too quickly or we can't catch up. Burnout, stress, and anxiety can really get the better of us in these moments, so it's incredibly helpful to have an arsenal of personal tools we can use when we find ourselves in these situations. We all tend to overcommit, overextend, and overwork ourselves between jobs, families, social lives, and all of the other things that have the potential to keep us busy. Everything…

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How to Be a Good (Active) Listener

Listening is a true skill, one that we have to work at to improve, and one that is truly beneficial in our many different relationships. So, how can you become a better listener? Active listening is more than just hearing someone's words. It's engaging in their words, actions, and body language, encouraging them to elaborate, and sincerely, proactively trying to truly understand the meaning and intent behind the words being spoken. Here are a few tips for active listening and how you can…

Yournal | 5 Slow TV Videos for Your Wanderlust

6 Attitude Adjustments That Can Change Your Life

Perspective matters, right? We can’t always choose what happens to us, but sometimes we can choose how we respond. Even better, we can make choices every day to shift our perspectives a little bit and over time, this adds up. Here are six simple shifts you can make in your every day life that will add up to a healthier, more balanced outlook and attitude. * A note to acknowledge that those suffering from mental illness aren’t as easily able to simply “choose” happiness or a positive…

Yournal | 5 Ways to Improve Your Relationships

How To Not Be Lazy?

Martin Luther believed and said that "How soon 'Not Now' becomes NEVER." So true, and we all are good at finding some lame excuses to delay things. But no longer after reading some tips which helps you to be active and enthusiastic. So, why to procrastinate let's get started.

Yournal | 5 Ways to Improve Your Relationships

The Leader in You

I have always been supportive of the fact that We Can Do What We Think. I believe in the power of thoughts. If you think you are a leader, then you are a leader. On the flip side, it is also true that beliefs should be backed by actions. Without taking the required efforts, you'll only be left with ideas. In this article, I have mentioned easy steps to find the leader within you. Practise some simple things given below, and you're good to go as a leader.

Yournal | Ways To Effortlessly Join a Conversation

Ways To Build Self-Confidence

Self-confidence is not something like inborn ability, you can build it up without many efforts by having a sincere confidence in your abilities. At some point in our life, we all face inferiority complexes which leads to inefficiency and unhappiness. But it's all in your mind! You can change your life in no time with efforts in a positive direction and by following some basic tips in this article. Live with a high self-esteem!

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How to Use Your Goals to Manage Your Time

What is your relationship to time management? Are you aware of how you spend your time? Is it truly productive or just busy? There’s a big difference there! We can spend hours and hours in front of our computers, in front of a project, trying to make something happen, but end up spending all of our time scrolling Instagram or doodling in the margins. Are you moving forward or do you feel like you just run in circles? Do you make progress towards your goals or do you feel like you spend all…

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Untangling the Knots of Life

We know the two fixed and inevitable ends of life (birth and death) - but still, we all are so attached to life situations and sometimes curse our existence. The fundamental illusion that we have that there are knots in life - no there's not - it's no brainer if we understand the simple beauty of life. Life is like a thread with two fixed ends (birth and death), and so there's no place for knots.

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How to Deal with Unfulfilled Expectations

Unfulfilled expectations weigh us down and alleviate the life frequency. Silly expectations are the cause of emotional pain we suffer every day - The best things in life are unexpected – because there were no false imaginations (expectations). Scroll down and get to know right and tried ways to handle expectations and dejections towards oneself from others.

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Things Ladies Should Know by Their 20s

The Twenties is a glam phase of life with limitless opportunities and unlimited distracting ways to opt, and the man-ruled world put some bonus difficulties for women. First twenty years of yourself on this beautiful planet can correctly guide you to live a satisfying life. Here are a few things that you should know by your 20s. Let's discover how many you're aware of.

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Here's How to Get Over Evil Addictions

Addictions could be very obvious like smoking, drinking, chewing nails or weird checking phones every ten seconds, overspending, being grouchy, talking to yourself and the list goes on. All these odd actions take a step into our life as habits and then turn into addictions in no time if left unchecked. It's no secret that bad habits die hard because of the set patterns of the nervous system, but we can get over bad addictions by embracing some true and tried ways. Scroll down and plan to…

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Simple Daily Tasks to Sharpen Memory

Being forgetful is quite frustrating; sometimes, all-important things escape our mind and create unwanted chaos; as we grow old, the volume of things to remember increase and the space in mind decrease. Most of the brain energy get drained in compulsive thinking because we are no more in the carefree childhood phase. But few lifestyle changes will do the trick and boost your memory; let's see how!

Relax

Yournal | Keeping Warm by Photolight

Walk Your Worries Away

The fresh breeze that nature gives us can sometimes soothe our nerves and temporarily give us peace of mind. As a nature-loving person, walks in the park give me good vibes after a stressful day, and warmth during the cold weather.

Yournal | Keeping Warm by Photolight

The Perfect Fall Picnic

There’s no better time to plan a picnic in the park than on a cozy fall day. Fall is the best season for fresh and delicious flavors, from apples and honey to spiced apple cider. Find a big blanket and pack your wicker basket with fresh bread, sliced meats and cheeses from the market and sweet cinnamon treats for when you’re finished. Don’t forget to bring a journal or your favorite book, so you can settle into the fall foliage, breathe in the fresh air and take those special moments to…

Yournal | The Heart of My Hometown

Using the 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill to Manage Anxiety

There are many, many coping strategies for anxiety, panic, stress, and other moments when our worry or emotions may seem to gain control of us. One such technique is called the 5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Method and is a really simple, straightforward tool for managing anxiety in the moment. I love it because it's free, requires absolutely no equipment or supplies, and is easy to remember and implement exactly when you need it. Next time you feel yourself getting frazzled, worried, anxious, angry…

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A Self-Care Sunday Routine

Our to-do list always pops up with new tasks, weekdays are freaking busy, and the mind struggles to balance out all the lingering deadlines and expectations. This post is all about the fine art of using Sunday as a reset button and nourishing the physical and mental health. Sunday should be alarm free, relaxing and rejuvenating in every way; preparing you for the next week.

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5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress, especially 'chronic' stress, is reaching epidemic proportions here in the United States. According to EverydayHealth.com, this is particularly true for adults age 25-35 years old. Stressors impact our physical, emotional, and mental health, and can come from so many different sources. We are stressed in our careers, family and relationships, by the political climate in the world around us, finances, health, and many more things. It is no wonder that so many people report high levels…

How to Recharge & Stay Inspired When You’re Really Busy

How to Recharge & Stay Inspired When You’re Really Busy

A few years ago, everything in my life felt out of balance. I was anxious and constantly felt overwhelmed. When I was going through this, I made a list of things that I could do to make myself feel better. I’ve learned that part of living well with an anxiety disorder, means having “touchstones” I can draw on whenever I need to re-group. In fact, it’s crucial. So, I thought it might be interesting to not only share some of the (fun) ways I manage my anxiety. Whether I’ve been travelling a…

Yournal | Abduljabbar Ramadhan

Create the Perfect Reading Nook Using These Items

I love to read – especially new fiction and memoirs by female writers. I used to think my obsession with books was just that – but I’ve learned is that it’s so much more. I read every weekend morning and every night before bed. It’s not only an enjoyable hobby – it’s become part of my own self-care ritual. I go to the gym and do other things to look after myself but reading is always a constant. Taking time to slow down and treat myself to new stories, perspectives and ideas, feels…

Self-Care

Yournal | The Heart of My Hometown

Using the 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill to Manage Anxiety

There are many, many coping strategies for anxiety, panic, stress, and other moments when our worry or emotions may seem to gain control of us. One such technique is called the 5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Method and is a really simple, straightforward tool for managing anxiety in the moment. I love it because it's free, requires absolutely no equipment or supplies, and is easy to remember and implement exactly when you need it. Next time you feel yourself getting frazzled, worried, anxious, angry…

Yournal

Even a Few Minutes Silence Will Do The Trick

There is a thin line between a healthy conversation and a bitter argument. Our lives are so stressful and mental health is ignored; our conflicting emotions has made life a mess. But here is the universal remedy to this social stigma of anger and frustration. Even a few minutes silence can make you powerful and help you win all the ill feelings floating in the world.

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Age Reversing Actions to Take

Maintaining a youthful look could be a challenge because of our struggling motivation for a healthy lifestyle and lethargic human tendency. The particular type of cells known as Rouge cells act in some defined patterns and make human skin look old and dull. Unhealthy lifestyle enhances the activity of rogue cells and causes early ageing. Here are some useful tips to help you shower in the fountain of youth!

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A Self-Care Sunday Routine

Our to-do list always pops up with new tasks, weekdays are freaking busy, and the mind struggles to balance out all the lingering deadlines and expectations. This post is all about the fine art of using Sunday as a reset button and nourishing the physical and mental health. Sunday should be alarm free, relaxing and rejuvenating in every way; preparing you for the next week.

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Summer Body In Action: The Tricks That Work!

"Weight loss" - type that in Google and you will get millions of results on all types of protocols, diets, exercises, tips and tricks. Some of them work, some of them don't. Some of them are just not for you. In this story, I have collected some of the best things I have stumbled upon during my vast research on the topic for personal reasons. Most of them I've tried myself and 100% support.

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Preparations for Summertime During the Spring

You know all those wonderful things that you intend to do this summer? Well, I think you will feel much better about them if you do these first. Whatever you have planned for summer, spring is the perfect (and high time) to start preparing for it. See what I mean in this story.

Yournal | The Perfect Outfit For Your Next Ride

5 Ways to Reduce Stress

Stress, especially 'chronic' stress, is reaching epidemic proportions here in the United States. According to EverydayHealth.com, this is particularly true for adults age 25-35 years old. Stressors impact our physical, emotional, and mental health, and can come from so many different sources. We are stressed in our careers, family and relationships, by the political climate in the world around us, finances, health, and many more things. It is no wonder that so many people report high levels…

Yournal | Spring into Self-Care

Spring into Self-Care

The seasons are changing, which means we can think of new ways to get outside, enjoy the weather, and best of all - our self-care routines can include some of that fresh air and sunshine. Spring in Oregon means we experience just about all four seasons every single day, but that really creates a number of opportunities for so many different types of self-care. From bubble baths on cold nights to fresh air and vitamin D on sunny days, this is the perfect time to consider a few new healthy…

Relationships

Yournal | Expert Tips and Tricks to Make Packing a Suitcase A Lot Easier

Quick Guide: How to Deal With Difficult People

Difficult and unreasonable people are everywhere. At work, in your friend group, in relationships; they’re everywhere. And even people who are usually very level-headed can have their moments and be impossible to reason with, which is why it’s a vital life skill to know what to do when you come face-to-face with someone who really needs to take a chill pill. Below, check out these expert tips and tricks on how to deal with a very difficult person, how to try and get them to calm down, talk…

Yournal

How Serious is Pinky Promise to you?

Pinky promise or Pinky swear has existed for years - a sacred vow sworn to value and faith. Pinky promise is made by interlocking the pinky fingers of two people, and this trend is native to Japan. Be it the innocent childhood or clever adulthood; pinky promise finds its way in every phase of life and ties a knot of trust and love. “Pinky, pinky, bow-bell. Whoever tells a lie will sink down to a bad place and never rise up again.”

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Love Life - Lessons Learned

Loyalty check. Respect check. Trust Check. Love Check! Everything is in tune; still, people fall apart and see the relationship as a challenge after some time when the initial day spark ends. Some say it's a game of luck to find the right person and others opine it takes efforts to hold together two hearts. Both groups have their reasons; there is no point of arguing but to take corrective actions. Here are some bits of advice from the lessons learned for a long-lasting relation.

Yournal | Abduljabbar Ramadhan

Embrace These Cliches to Meet the Right Person

When it comes to dating advice there are tons of cliches. From “it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved before” to “if it’s meant to be, it will be,” these are the same phrases that we hear again and again, to the point where I’m sure many of us have started to tune them out. If I hear one more person say “everything happens for a reason” after I break up with someone, I think I’m going to scream (and I know I’m not the only one!) Yes, cliched dating advice is annoying…

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Here's Why You Shouldn’t be Looking for Your "Other Half"

While there’s nothing wrong with having the end goal of a serious, long-term relationship, dating with the objective of finding someone to “complete you” is dangerous. As Akirah Robinson, author of the book Respected: How One Word Can Change More Than Just Your Love Life writes, when it comes to marriage and commitment, “a loving partner will certainly add to your life, but shouldn’t be responsible for completing it. Regardless of your stance on soul mates, viewing yourself as lacking or…

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Thank Your Exes For These Things

Although you’re entitled to your anger following a split, staying angry will only make you bitter. It’s better to honour those feelings - vent, vent some more and even throw a few plates if you have to - and then let them go. Once the dust has settled, you can ask yourself, “What have I learned from this experience?” Learning from our past relationships is what helps us grow and prevents us from making the same mistakes again (and dating the same kinds of people over and over again.) Your…

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Pessimist or Optimist? How Your Attitude Affects Your Love Life

In the dating realm, most people fall into one of two camps: Optimists and Pessimists (with many people falling somewhere in between.) A pessimist, by definition believes the bad aspects of life outweigh the good and therefore are always braced for the worst possible outcome. On the other hand, optimists tend to look on the favorable side of events, choosing instead the most desirable outcome. I’ve learned that in order to be successful in dating, you need to find a balance between optimism…

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How To Date Someone Who's Been Single for a Long Time

Dating a woman who has been single for a long time can be really awesome: we’re strong, independent and know exactly what we want. However, while being alone affords a lot of privileges -- like, the ability to go and do whatever you want, whenever we want (impromptu trip to Mexico or all-day excursion to an art gallery, anyone?) it also can form some interesting quirks and habits. As someone who spends a lot of time alone, I definitely have my "weird single people things" that I take a lot…

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How To Ruin Your Relationship

Uhm, you are obviously not here because you want to ruin your relationship (unless? :D), but this story will hopefully help you spot errors in your behavior that might lead to the unwanted end of your relationship. Sometimes, things like that can help you improve your relationship more than "tips to be a better girlfriend/boyfriend".

Yournal | 2019 Fashion Trends to Get Excited About Now

How to survive (& thrive!) as a single person this holiday season

Breakups suck, no matter what. However, when you split with someone right before the holidays (aka “the most magical time of the year”), it can add an extra layer of sting to an already uncomfortable situation. But just because breakups are a bummer, doesn’t mean that your holiday season has to be. While it’s natural to feel a bit lonely during the holiday season - especially if you’re recently single, there’s actually lots of advantages of being single during the holidays. Without any…

Yournal | 2019 Fashion Trends to Get Excited About Now

5 Mental Hacks To Help you Get Over Your Ex Quicker

A few years ago, after ending a long term relationship, I started dating a guy who was so clearly a rebound. We spent a really intense few months together where everything was all sunshine and rainbows, until one day he called me up and dumped me out of the blue. Although this was one of the worst breakups I’d experienced, unlike past breakups which would involve a week of crying, followed by lingering obsessive thoughts, I actually managed to get over that dude rather quickly thanks to some…

Yournal | Ways To Effortlessly Join a Conversation

Ways To Effortlessly Join a Conversation

To catch up a conversation smoothly shows how proficient you are at soft skills. Some personalities find it hard to cut through the ongoing discussion and make their point, whether they are familiar with the group or not. But with some simple tricks, it can be a piece of cake. Let's find out what ways you can use to start a conversation whether in a party or at a meeting.

Positive Thinking

Yournal | Keeping Warm by Photolight

Don't Break Up with Winters

The winters are almost there in most parts of the world. Those warm jackets, snowproof boots, hand gloves, the wool sock will leave the wardrobe and stick to our body till bloom. Even the people who love the winters get bitten by it. It seems we have this love-hate relationship with the winters. But, we can always find those little corners of coziness and warmth. It may be under the blanket or wearing those stylish ear bags. Let's step out this winter to feel the snugness outside and enjoy…

Yournal | Keeping Warm by Photolight

Good Vibes Only!

No skill is needed to see the bright side of life and to enjoy little things. Make sure you collect moments, not things; life is too short to complain! Scroll down and have a look at the pictures to warm your heart, spreading the good vibes only!

Yournal | The Heart of My Hometown

5 Tools for Avoiding Burnout & Managing Anxiety in the Moment

We all have moments and times in our lives when things feel like they're just moving too quickly or we can't catch up. Burnout, stress, and anxiety can really get the better of us in these moments, so it's incredibly helpful to have an arsenal of personal tools we can use when we find ourselves in these situations. We all tend to overcommit, overextend, and overwork ourselves between jobs, families, social lives, and all of the other things that have the potential to keep us busy. Everything…

Yournal

How to Deal with Unfulfilled Expectations

Unfulfilled expectations weigh us down and alleviate the life frequency. Silly expectations are the cause of emotional pain we suffer every day - The best things in life are unexpected – because there were no false imaginations (expectations). Scroll down and get to know right and tried ways to handle expectations and dejections towards oneself from others.

Yournal

A Self-Care Sunday Routine

Our to-do list always pops up with new tasks, weekdays are freaking busy, and the mind struggles to balance out all the lingering deadlines and expectations. This post is all about the fine art of using Sunday as a reset button and nourishing the physical and mental health. Sunday should be alarm free, relaxing and rejuvenating in every way; preparing you for the next week.

Yournal

What If Joy Is The Only Metric For Success

Imagine how exciting would be your success journey if joy is the only metric? Success can have various forms, but joy is the most meaningful component. We chase success putting all potential diligence, burn the midnight oil, What for? To be rich, famous and ultimately happy? But we fail in realizing that the journey would never end. It is futile to say and deluding yourself that one day, when this or that happens, I am going to be at ease and super happy; and you know what you never reach…

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Time Ticking Away? Here's How to Slow it Down

When nostalgic memories remind us of childhood, tons of car journeys, summer holidays and magical moments pop up that will last with us forever. But, as adults don't you think the pace of time now is insanely speedy? The birthdays, Christmas celebration and other occasions arrive more quickly every year; time flies. We are always in a hurry chasing everything and having nothing in reality. Time seems to tick away speedingly as we get older and no longer exposed to new environments and…

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How to Break in Every Morning Like a Go-Getter

The way you wake up in the morning (morning vibe) is quite important to make your day successful. We often find it very hard to wake up in the early morning and start the day like a go-getter; all promises we make before going to bed snores away in the sweetness of morning sleep. But it's high time to learn tips and tricks and to be more productive with a wonderful break in of the day. Here are some chic ways to win the morning. If you win the morning, you win the day!

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How to Cultivate a Gratitude Mindset

When we think of "superfoods," we often think of blueberries, açai berries, maca, and other such additives, berries, fruits, nuts, and plants. These certainly are super "foods," but there are other practices we can add into our lifestyle to supercharge our wellbeing in ways that transcend simply the food we eat. This includes our physical activity, self-care, personal time, time with loved ones, and of course, gratitude. A mentality of gratitude can significantly shape our own good fortune…

Yournal | Mantras for Financial Freedom

Shift Your Mindset from Scarcity to Abundance

What is the scarcity mindset? What is the abundance mindset? These are two different ways of thinking that can significantly impact how we perceive and behave in the world, what decisions we make or avoid, and what we manifest. The scarcity mindset is a belief that there will never be enough. This can include money, food, love, security, peace, or something else entirely. You behave out of fear as your actions come from a place of lacking, desiring, and feeling like you're never caught up…

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5 Habits for Happy Mornings

Do you find it hard to get yourself out of bed in the mornings? There are a lot of factors that go into this, from diet and exercise to how much caffeine and alcohol we consume. However, you can choose small changes each morning to help make the rest of your day smoother and easier, since how you start each morning can really set the pace for your energy, your mood, and your outlook for the entire rest of the day ahead of you. You can make your entire day better simply by focusing on a few…

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How to Overcome Springtime Lethargy

The spring season is upon us and, unfortunately, so is the so-called springtime lethargy or spring fatigue that hits almost everyone at this time of the year. Luckily, spring is also one of the best seasons for a number of activities that winter is too cold for and summer is maybe too hot for. These activities will help cheer you up and make you feel more energized during this difficult transition time.

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I Am Not Selfish, I Just Love Myself

Self love is a belief that we hold that we are valuable and worthy person. Self love requires to be honest about our current choices and thought patterns. Choosing ourself or giving first priority to own even upsetting others is the self love. It's about accepting ourself with the good, the bad, the ugly, the sexy or with anything else. Self love allows us to follow our intuitions, leaving behind our grudges and ego. It permits us to dream big, without contaminating them with judgement of…

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Passion-A Mad Energy

Madness of a certain kind gives you a disproportionate energy. This is a kind of massive thrust that propels you forwards to achieve your target. That is why we always associate the word passion or energy with creators and high achievers. People pursuing passion are ruled by a force, which gives them a mad energy, and makes them to do things despite enduring pain, criticism and often self neglect. There is one thing common in all great achievers, they are highly passionate about something…

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How to be Your Own Bestfriend

There was a period in my life between ages 18 and 22 where I really struggled with spending alone. I went from living with my family, where I was always surrounded by people and spending time alone was a choice, to living by myself in Toronto where being alone was the default. I now covet my alone time, but back then I was terrified of my own company — especially on the weekends, when I assumed everyone but me was out doing “cool stuff.” I’d sign up for extra shifts at work and say yes to…

Yournal | 2019 Fashion Trends to Get Excited About Now

How to survive (& thrive!) as a single person this holiday season

Breakups suck, no matter what. However, when you split with someone right before the holidays (aka “the most magical time of the year”), it can add an extra layer of sting to an already uncomfortable situation. But just because breakups are a bummer, doesn’t mean that your holiday season has to be. While it’s natural to feel a bit lonely during the holiday season - especially if you’re recently single, there’s actually lots of advantages of being single during the holidays. Without any…

Yournal | Chasing Living Root Bridges

Simple Ways To Raise Your Vibration Instantly

When you feel down, it is such a struggle to bring yourself up, especially on those days when you do not even know if there is anything to be happy or grateful for. Everyone has such days but if we stay in that state of sadness, self-pity, and other nasty emotions, we could damage our mental and physical health as well as our prospects for a better present and a brighter future. In order to attract good things into your life, you have to be in the state that aligns with them, meaning that…

Yournal | Share A Laugh

Share A Laugh

Being humorous and funny makes you enjoyable to be with. Laughter is infectious and the best medicine to tease out the unwanted and self-created worries. It heightens up the vibrancy of your personality and makes your way of living light years better. But most of the time people fake it. So, how to share a real laugh? This article will ease this out even if you don't find yourself a funny person. I am going to share some tips on how to make people at ease by sharing a burst of a genuine…

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12 Useful Ways To Stop Overthinking

Having a fruitful thought pattern is good but overthinking which is quite common these days can lead to dreadful results. We all are suffering due to involuntary and compulsive thinking, we are intensely unaware of the present moments and life becomes full of stress and unwanted apprehensions. But it is time to take actions, let's end this creator of misery and unhappiness by using some simple ways explained in this article below. The simple ideas here will help you to keep vibrancy and…

Yournal | Ways To Effortlessly Join a Conversation

Ways to Stay Motivated

The depth and authenticity of your desires decide your success chances and the possibility to achieve any goal. It is well said that hard work pays off, sooner or later. When you take courage to dream big, put a lot of efforts to achieve your goals, then the whole world conspires to make it happen but great things take time. So constant motivation and perseverance keep your dreams alive and fill you with enthusiasm during trying times. This article will provide you with some simple and…

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Maintain Optimism, No Matter What

To tell the truth, most of our problems prevail only due to our mental attitude, it all lies in how we look at hurdles. If we entertain a positive thought pattern, all of the obstacles will fizzle out soon. We all try to be positive, we all affirm to attain an optimistic approach but we do it sporadically that's why we fail. In this article, we're gonna discuss some ways to maintain a positive attitude and have to stick to it, whatever may happen. Practice being OPTIMISTIC!

Personality

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Here's What Your Spending Habits Say About Your Personality

According to a recent study published in the scientific journal Psychological Science, the way a person spends money can say a lot about their personality, and the things they spend money on are reflective of their traits. For the study, researchers analyzed over 2 million spending records from 2,000 participants, and then had them complete a personality test to determine which personality traits go hand-in-hand with what spending habits. "Now that most people spend their money…

What Your Favorite Color Says About You

My favorite color changes from time to time, based on my mood, mostly. Right now, my favorite color is purple. I see purple connected to royalty and I love how that makes me feel! Regal, queen-like, strong, powerful. It's an energizing and confidence-boosting color for me. My favorite color used to be yellow, which matches my bright and positive personality. Maybe you like red, green, or blue instead. What colors we are drawn to can say a lot about who we are as a person, how we want the…

Time Management

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Time Ticking Away? Here's How to Slow it Down

When nostalgic memories remind us of childhood, tons of car journeys, summer holidays and magical moments pop up that will last with us forever. But, as adults don't you think the pace of time now is insanely speedy? The birthdays, Christmas celebration and other occasions arrive more quickly every year; time flies. We are always in a hurry chasing everything and having nothing in reality. Time seems to tick away speedingly as we get older and no longer exposed to new environments and…

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How to Set Goals - A Simple Process

Goal-setting can be a daunting process, especially when our goals and dreams seem too big to reach in our lifetime. However, it’s easier than you’d think to get started. I always recommend starting with a big picture idea of what you want out of your life, and vision boards are a great way to get this inspiration going! Maybe it’s a career move you’re after, or a new romance, wealth, travel, success, or something totally different. Next, identify a few priorities from this bigger list or…

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How to Use Your Goals to Manage Your Time

What is your relationship to time management? Are you aware of how you spend your time? Is it truly productive or just busy? There’s a big difference there! We can spend hours and hours in front of our computers, in front of a project, trying to make something happen, but end up spending all of our time scrolling Instagram or doodling in the margins. Are you moving forward or do you feel like you just run in circles? Do you make progress towards your goals or do you feel like you spend all…

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5 Tips for Better (More Efficient) Productivity

As much as we’d like to think we can just sit down to a task, crank it out, and get it done, it’s not always this simple. Personally, I’m frequently guilty of procrastinating the “easy” tasks because they’re supposed to be easy. They’ll only take a few minutes, so I can do them anytime, right? Wrong. This mindset means I’ll never get them done. Instead, there are proven ways to organize your ideas, your task lists, and your priorities so that you can truly make forward progress and get…

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Tips For Effective Time Management

It's important to develop a knack for managing time judiciously and wisely because it is a well-known fact that time and tide wait for none. By learning effective time management you can be productive in everything you do and can lead a stress-free life. Here are some tips that you can follow and can hone your time managing skills. Value time and it will value yours multifolds!

Law of Attraction

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How to Cultivate a Gratitude Mindset

When we think of "superfoods," we often think of blueberries, açai berries, maca, and other such additives, berries, fruits, nuts, and plants. These certainly are super "foods," but there are other practices we can add into our lifestyle to supercharge our wellbeing in ways that transcend simply the food we eat. This includes our physical activity, self-care, personal time, time with loved ones, and of course, gratitude. A mentality of gratitude can significantly shape our own good fortune…

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Shift Your Mindset from Scarcity to Abundance

What is the scarcity mindset? What is the abundance mindset? These are two different ways of thinking that can significantly impact how we perceive and behave in the world, what decisions we make or avoid, and what we manifest. The scarcity mindset is a belief that there will never be enough. This can include money, food, love, security, peace, or something else entirely. You behave out of fear as your actions come from a place of lacking, desiring, and feeling like you're never caught up…

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5 Mantras for Manifesting Love

Let's get one thing straight. When I say "love," I don't *only* mean romantic love. Yes, this post and these mantras will include that. But I mean all kinds of love -- friendship love, romantic love, love of the earth and all of the creatures in and on it, and the most important love -- the love you have for yourself. Do you beat yourself up too often? Are you hard on yourself? Do you blame yourself for a perceived lack of love in your life? You don't have to! You are beautiful, lovely…

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Mantras for Financial Freedom

Whether we like it or not (or really, whether we believe it or not), thoughts become things. Thoughts. Become. Things. This is basic Law of Attraction ideas, that we manifest that which we think about (obsess over), and that we tend to behave in ways that reflect what we believe. The thing is, so many of those thought patterns (for better or worse) are learned patterns, and yes, they can be unlearned! It just takes some work. So, how do you go from "I'll never have enough," to financial…

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What to Expect in Taurus Season

The Taurus season, beginning on April 20 and ending four weeks later on May 20, is a time for rooting down, planting seeds, grounding, and getting ready for summer. Taurus, the Bull, is an earth symbol and this season is earthy, sensible, sensual, and loves to feel good. As a Taurus myself, I am quite literally in my element right now, basking in the spring sunshine, reveling in things that feel good like bubble baths, naps, and decadent meals with great wines. How can you make the most of…

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The Way You Carry Bag Reveals A Lot

Have you ever thought the way you carry bag can also be a source of a judgement of your personality? Whether you prefer to throw your bag over the shoulders or just enjoy swaying it in the air - there are endless styles you can opt. But every time it says something about your personality. In this article, we are going to discover what secret signals send your style to carry bag.

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Tips For Impressive Body Language

Take a pause and have a look at your posture, your facial expressions, and the way you are presenting yourself. Is it fine or does it need some makeover? Body language plays an important role in communication and it defines your personality as well. Your body language talks volumes about you, it's important to wear the right attitude. Knowing the importance, I am gonna suggest some ways in this article to make your body language even more charismatic. Let's get into it.

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Walk Your Worries Away

The fresh breeze that nature gives us can sometimes soothe our nerves and temporarily give us peace of mind. As a nature-loving person, walks in the park give me good vibes after a stressful day, and warmth during the cold weather.

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The Perfect Fall Picnic

There’s no better time to plan a picnic in the park than on a cozy fall day. Fall is the best season for fresh and delicious flavors, from apples and honey to spiced apple cider. Find a big blanket and pack your wicker basket with fresh bread, sliced meats and cheeses from the market and sweet cinnamon treats for when you’re finished. Don’t forget to bring a journal or your favorite book, so you can settle into the fall foliage, breathe in the fresh air and take those special moments to…

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Don't Break Up with Winters

The winters are almost there in most parts of the world. Those warm jackets, snowproof boots, hand gloves, the wool sock will leave the wardrobe and stick to our body till bloom. Even the people who love the winters get bitten by it. It seems we have this love-hate relationship with the winters. But, we can always find those little corners of coziness and warmth. It may be under the blanket or wearing those stylish ear bags. Let's step out this winter to feel the snugness outside and enjoy…

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Good Vibes Only!

No skill is needed to see the bright side of life and to enjoy little things. Make sure you collect moments, not things; life is too short to complain! Scroll down and have a look at the pictures to warm your heart, spreading the good vibes only!

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Here's What Your Spending Habits Say About Your Personality

According to a recent study published in the scientific journal Psychological Science, the way a person spends money can say a lot about their personality, and the things they spend money on are reflective of their traits. For the study, researchers analyzed over 2 million spending records from 2,000 participants, and then had them complete a personality test to determine which personality traits go hand-in-hand with what spending habits. "Now that most people spend their money…

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Quick Guide: How to Deal With Difficult People

Difficult and unreasonable people are everywhere. At work, in your friend group, in relationships; they’re everywhere. And even people who are usually very level-headed can have their moments and be impossible to reason with, which is why it’s a vital life skill to know what to do when you come face-to-face with someone who really needs to take a chill pill. Below, check out these expert tips and tricks on how to deal with a very difficult person, how to try and get them to calm down, talk…

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Quick Guide: How to Deal With Difficult People

Difficult and unreasonable people are everywhere. At work, in your friend group, in relationships; they’re everywhere. And even people who are usually very level-headed can have their moments and be impossible to reason with, which is why it’s a vital life skill to know what to do when you come face-to-face with someone who really needs to take a chill pill. Below, check out these expert tips and tricks on how to deal with a very difficult person, how to try and get them to calm down, talk…

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Using the 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill to Manage Anxiety

There are many, many coping strategies for anxiety, panic, stress, and other moments when our worry or emotions may seem to gain control of us. One such technique is called the 5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Method and is a really simple, straightforward tool for managing anxiety in the moment. I love it because it's free, requires absolutely no equipment or supplies, and is easy to remember and implement exactly when you need it. Next time you feel yourself getting frazzled, worried, anxious, angry…

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Using the 5-4-3-2-1 Coping Skill to Manage Anxiety

There are many, many coping strategies for anxiety, panic, stress, and other moments when our worry or emotions may seem to gain control of us. One such technique is called the 5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Method and is a really simple, straightforward tool for managing anxiety in the moment. I love it because it's free, requires absolutely no equipment or supplies, and is easy to remember and implement exactly when you need it. Next time you feel yourself getting frazzled, worried, anxious, angry…

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5 Tools for Avoiding Burnout & Managing Anxiety in the Moment

We all have moments and times in our lives when things feel like they're just moving too quickly or we can't catch up. Burnout, stress, and anxiety can really get the better of us in these moments, so it's incredibly helpful to have an arsenal of personal tools we can use when we find ourselves in these situations. We all tend to overcommit, overextend, and overwork ourselves between jobs, families, social lives, and all of the other things that have the potential to keep us busy. Everything…

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5 Tools for Avoiding Burnout & Managing Anxiety in the Moment

We all have moments and times in our lives when things feel like they're just moving too quickly or we can't catch up. Burnout, stress, and anxiety can really get the better of us in these moments, so it's incredibly helpful to have an arsenal of personal tools we can use when we find ourselves in these situations. We all tend to overcommit, overextend, and overwork ourselves between jobs, families, social lives, and all of the other things that have the potential to keep us busy. Everything…

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A Self-Care Sunday Routine

Our to-do list always pops up with new tasks, weekdays are freaking busy, and the mind struggles to balance out all the lingering deadlines and expectations. This post is all about the fine art of using Sunday as a reset button and nourishing the physical and mental health. Sunday should be alarm free, relaxing and rejuvenating in every way; preparing you for the next week.

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Time Ticking Away? Here's How to Slow it Down

When nostalgic memories remind us of childhood, tons of car journeys, summer holidays and magical moments pop up that will last with us forever. But, as adults don't you think the pace of time now is insanely speedy? The birthdays, Christmas celebration and other occasions arrive more quickly every year; time flies. We are always in a hurry chasing everything and having nothing in reality. Time seems to tick away speedingly as we get older and no longer exposed to new environments and…

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How to Set Goals - A Simple Process

Goal-setting can be a daunting process, especially when our goals and dreams seem too big to reach in our lifetime. However, it’s easier than you’d think to get started. I always recommend starting with a big picture idea of what you want out of your life, and vision boards are a great way to get this inspiration going! Maybe it’s a career move you’re after, or a new romance, wealth, travel, success, or something totally different. Next, identify a few priorities from this bigger list or…

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How to Use Your Goals to Manage Your Time

What is your relationship to time management? Are you aware of how you spend your time? Is it truly productive or just busy? There’s a big difference there! We can spend hours and hours in front of our computers, in front of a project, trying to make something happen, but end up spending all of our time scrolling Instagram or doodling in the margins. Are you moving forward or do you feel like you just run in circles? Do you make progress towards your goals or do you feel like you spend all…

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5 Tips for Better (More Efficient) Productivity

As much as we’d like to think we can just sit down to a task, crank it out, and get it done, it’s not always this simple. Personally, I’m frequently guilty of procrastinating the “easy” tasks because they’re supposed to be easy. They’ll only take a few minutes, so I can do them anytime, right? Wrong. This mindset means I’ll never get them done. Instead, there are proven ways to organize your ideas, your task lists, and your priorities so that you can truly make forward progress and get…