The human mind naturally overemphasizes the negative

The human mind naturally overemphasizes the negative

Psychologists have found that the loss of something is two to four times more painful than the joy of gaining the same thing.

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Shut Up and Be Grateful

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Consciously practicing gratitude makes one happier

It makes one appreciate what one has and helps one to remain in the present moment. Practicing gratitude increases accountability which directly leads to higher self-esteem and happiness.

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Gratitude is the skill of happiness

It requires practice and effort and habit. But it’s a skill anyone can learn and anyone can do. 

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“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues but the parent of all others.”

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Removing everything you don’t need

Even if you’re not a hoarder, in time you will have more friends, more stuff, more ideas, more goals, more wishes, more expectations. All these will clutter your vision.

Keep removing everything that doesn’t contribute to your goals.

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Tuning Out The Noise: How To Get Clarity In Life

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