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Optimism: Develop Your Positive Outlook to Achieve Your Goals

By Chris Shea | November 16, 2023

As an optimist, I’ve always believed in the power of positive thinking. It’s not just about seeing the glass as half full, but about embracing an optimistic language that can truly transform your attitude and outlook on life. In this article, we’ll delve into the understanding of optimism and its impact, the benefits of being…

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new years resolution: you’re doing them all wrong and here’s why

By Chris Shea | January 11, 2023

As the new year began, many of us made resolutions for ourselves with healthy living intentions. We resolved to make our life better, to be healthier, to be successful, and overall to be different from who we’ve been. But now, as the year progresses, we lament that many resolutions are less accomplished than we hoped.…

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Dealing With Holiday Blues How To Help My Friend Cope While I’m Happy

By Chris Shea | December 10, 2022

“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.” Jonathan Himmelhoch (Psychiatrist, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic) If you or someone you know are feeling down during the holiday season, there’s no need to worry. There are…

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How To Effectively Accomplish Change During Autumn And Absolutely Reduce Stress

By Chris Shea | November 10, 2022

Trying to accomplish change and reduce stress seems impossible. Change itself brings on stress, so how can change minimize stress? I thought that, too, until I started practicing mindfulness in the Autumn of 2012. Let me explain. Let’s go back to the 1980s when I snapped this picture while living in an unassuming community in…

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How To Understand Addiction And Find Inner Peace

By Chris Shea | May 6, 2022

To understand addiction is a complex condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Many of us struggle with addiction at some point in our lives. Understanding addiction as a disease that is treatable gives us a sense of inner peace, even if we don’t fully understand why it happens. This article explores the disease concept…

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Being Hopeful For Mental Peace: Is it possible in Times of Crisis?

By Chris Shea | March 19, 2022

How to CARE and COPE at the same time? Mental peace is something that everyone wants. Unfortunately, it seems that we don’t always get it. In times of crisis, we tend to become anxious or depressed. What can we do to achieve mental peace? Optimism is what I strive for in life. However, I think…

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How To Create A News Consumption Strategy For Mental Peace

By Chris Shea | March 6, 2022

Inner peace and contentment are possible, no matter what happens in the world around us. Of course, we can’t control everything that goes on, but we can control our own reactions and how we let the news affect us. Now more than ever, you need to stay informed about what is happening in the world.…

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How To Find Peace Of Mind During The Holiday Season

By Chris Shea | December 20, 2021

There’s no denying that the holidays can be stressful, taking away our peace of mind. Whether it’s family gatherings, shopping for gifts, or planning parties, there are plenty of things to worry about. This article covers the ways that you can find peace of mind during this busy holiday season. This is the time of…

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How To Help Others Find Peace Of Mind While Coping With The Holiday Season Blues

By Chris Shea | December 12, 2021

“If one were to devise an experimental set of circumstances which would test the integrity of an individual’s mood control, one would invent the year-end holiday season.” Jonathan Himmelhoch (Psychiatrist, Western Psychiatric Institute, and Clinic) If you are feeling down during the holiday season, there’s no need to worry. There are ways to cope with…

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Find Your Peace On Thanksgiving? Learn How To Find Peace of Mind

By Chris Shea | November 24, 2021

“Don’t spoil what you have by desiring what you don’t have; but remember that what you now have was once among the things only hoped for.” —Epicurus Find your peace on Thanksgiving? Is that even possible given the chaos, all that needs to be done, and family gatherings? Yes, finding your peace is possible. Let’s…

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