9 Real Benefits of feeling Sad

  As humans we experience a wide range of feelings: some we class as positive, and some we class as negative; such as the feeling of sadness. The truth is there are no negative feelings: only some are more difficult and sadness for many falls into that category. So why do we feel sad? Sadness is associated with a wide range of other experiences, such as; loss and helplessness. Feeling sad is...
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Three Steps to a Heavenly and Less-Stressed You

Stress is a completely normal response to daunting demands or when you feel threatened by a series of events. When you feel an appropriate amount of stress, your body is able to protect you by making you alert, focused and more energetic. You may feel your heart and breath quicken, blood pressure rise and your body may tense up which is primarily a way for it to increase physical strength and...
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5 Ways to Find Will-Power Again

Sometimes after a particularly difficult time, after having struggled with something for so long, one can suffer a loss of will-power, which makes it difficult for you to continue addressing the challenges in your daily life. Here are some ways in which you can re-discover the will necessary to overcome obstacles. Focus on the end result. Sometimes we lose the will to continue tackling a...
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The World is YOUR Oyster: Make Optimism Work for You

Optimism can be defined as the act of thinking in a positive way about your circumstances, as opposed to pessimism and thinking negatively. Framing your actions with either optimism or pessimism can have profound effects on the actions themselves. So it is important to think optimistically. It’s simple: be optimistic typically leads to feeling good and vice versa. How optimistically you view...
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3 Great Ways to Get Away from All That Stress (Without Going Far Away)

Sometimes life may become a bit too much to handle all at once. A short retreat to get away from all the stress and reflect upon the problem may be all you need, before tackling it calmly and efficiently. Why get away? Retreats are not hideaways; they give you the space you need to actually tackle your problems head on, without being distracted by them. The benefits are numerous: they give you...
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10 Great Ways to Benefit a Lot from Just a Little Sport

With so many Olympic sports superstars proving their reputation, there’s plenty of inspiration out there to take up sport and aim high. But taking up even just a little sport has plenty of important advantages, in several different ways. Here’s how you can benefit a lot from taking up a little bit of exercise! 1) Achievement Sports are often driven by targets, but this need not be too...
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