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The Compound Effect of The Gap or Gain

The Compound Effect of The Gap or Gain

Being in the GAP creates a negative compound effect in your life. But being in the GAIN creates a positive compound effect in your life. 

The GAP and the GAIN are valuable tools because there is a language for them. Explain the GAP and the GAIN concept to those you love, and give them permission to call you out when you go into the GAP.

Psychologists have found that practising mental subtraction—thinking of the absence of the good things in your life—can make you appreciate them more. to remind yourself of the GAINS in your life. 


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