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How To Keep Physical Intimacy Alive In A Relationship

by Derek Lovell | Touch is a fundamental part of human existence. Studies on infants have shown the importance of regular, loving touch and holding on brain development. These benefits do not end in childhood. Life without physical contact with others can be a lonely life indeed. Studies have shown that affectionate touch actually boosts the body’s levels of oxytocin, a hormone ...

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5 Reasons Why People Fall Out Of Love

by Derek Lovell | Spending your life with someone is one of the most sought after dreams amongst us all. We all want love and most are eager to show their love in many different ways. This doesn’t mean that things are always roses and butterflies, however. 1) You Don’t See Eye To Eye The common argument or fight within a relationship is typically due ...

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Agreeing To Disagree: Learning How To Choose Your Battles

by Derek Lovell | Is it possible for two people to see and hear the same event and yet each have a totally different perspective of what actually took place? Everything we see, hear or feel is processed and interpreted according to our past experiences. Being that all of us have different past experiences, we all have different versions as to what ...

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9 Ways To Heal Emotional Stress & Pain

by Derek Lovell | We all try to get rid of it, we try to hide and run away from it and the irony is, the more we resist it, the more intense it gets and the longer it stays with us. I’m talking about emotional stress, pain and anxiety. I’d like to share with you some tips for healing from emotional ...

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3 Powerful Guided Meditations For Feeling Peace & Overcoming Procrastination

by Joe Martino | It can be tough after a hard day or when you are in the midst of a challenge to sit back and get into a good meditative state. Perhaps it’s the fact that our minds are extra engaged in thought or because we might have our emotions riled up. Either way, we’ve all been there and know ...

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10 Of The Worst Food Ingredients To Never Eat Again

by Jeff Roberts | Ninety percent of the products we see on grocery store shelves today are loaded with processed and nutrition-less ingredients. The hard truth is that these ingredients are killing us one bite at a time. They are addictive and cunningly sleuth, usually masked by an array of creative but misleading advertising schemes. However, there’s one amazing fact about ...

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How To Not Take Things Personally

by Michael Jeffreys | “The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.” – Eckhart Tolle When we take something personally we invariably suffer. Why? Because we are believing a thought that claims that reality, what is, should be different than it is. But is this true? Can the present moment be other than it is? ...

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Some Tell Tale Signs That You Need To Make Some Changes

by Derek Lovell | Attention-Seeking Through Social Media Have you ever asked yourself why you’re REALLY posting something? If it’s for attention, you might be doing it for the wrong reasons. Selfies are often designed to provide reassurance and approval, they’re the most effective “look-at-me” tool there is. Leaving your happiness in the hands of others with their “likes” and comments, which creates ...

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The Secret To Knowing When To Say “No”

by Danielle Fagan | To my fellow “Over-Givers,” I feel your pain. I know what it’s like to give and give and give and get little or nothing back in return. To give and not allow yourself to receive compliments, gifts, even money. To “should” yourself into doing endless favours for others. It’s not a great place to be and yet, ...

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8 Things To Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

by Joe Martino | Negative self talk is something that seems to affect all of us at one time or another. I know I can say myself that it has been a problem in my past, and even now still creeps up on me from time to time. We all have different reasons as to why we might think we are ...

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