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Division and Commonality…

Originally posted on Words Mean Stuff:
Many years ago some camp counselors and psychology types conducted an experiment… The camp residents included a group of “jock” kids, rough and tumble sports types, and a group of “math camp” kids, more brains than brawn and not necessarily as vocal. The researchers put a mixture of both… Continue reading

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why do we crave “episodic happiness”?

Originally posted on Change is Life:
i wonder frequently; why is there an innate need to compare yourself to others or situations of others to realize your own self worth and in some cases even for being happy in your life.? It’s interesting to note that a large component of our day 2 day happiness… Continue reading

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Don’t Judge My Title

Originally posted on Pins for the Wins:
I am usually compelled to write. Something will happen in my daily life, a news article or a debate will spark my attention, I will try out a new recipe, or find some awesome life hack and I will want to share it. Today though I am compelled… Continue reading

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Learning How to Grow

Originally posted on Saturday Night Wine:
Growing up, my mother always used to say “life’s a bitch and then you die”.  I know, doesn’t that inspire positivity? The only thing my mother seemed to be passionate about was attempting to be the perfect daughter, mother and wife.  And she was miserable all of the time. … Continue reading

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The Joy of Silly

Originally posted on Foodwinejunkie’s Blog:
When did you stop being silly? Was it at age seven when your Mom told you that you were too old to run around with your older sister’s bra strapped to your head? Or was it at age thirteen when upon entering junior high, a group of kids laughed… Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Overcoming Social Anxiety and Putting Myself Out There

Originally posted on Serendipity & Such:
I wanted to be a social butterfly, but I was honestly more of a social moth. By nature, I’ve never really been a fan of people. I don’t want to say I ‘dislike’ or ‘hate’ people, but I’m definitely an introvert that values my solitude. It’s funny to say… Continue reading

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The Need for Relationships?

Originally posted on absoellie51:
In this modern day society, being single is not a permanent state, but something to be seen as temporary, with an end goal of becoming a part of a relationship. A boy and a girl enter a coffee shop and the automatic assumption of their relation to one another is as… Continue reading

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Words, Not Love, Will Tear Us Apart

Originally posted on De-zombify:
I’ve been seeing a certain neologism increasingly often recently. The neologism is neurodiverse and as far as I understand it is a nice, non-offensive way to say somebody has a mental condition that may or may not be subject to medical diagnosis. That’s unless the somebody is Donald Trump, who is… Continue reading

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Fake Is Everywhere

Originally posted on Dr. Luis C. Almeida:
Let me reveal something to you. I spent two years of my life infiltrating social media communities to literally find out what these kids were up to. This article is going to be about what I’ve found in this investigation. It will focus on the social media platform,… Continue reading

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The Difference Between Open-Minded and Closed-Minded People

Originally posted on O Society:
Why is it that some people seem to make constant progress in their professional and personal lives, while others appear to be doomed to repeat the same mistakes over and over? by Farnam Street While the answer isn’t cut and dry, I’ve noticed an interesting mindset difference between these two groups:… Continue reading

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