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Adrian Irwin

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On social media, being good looking is important to attract a certain audience. Social media influencers are going to great lengths to appear appealing to their followers, in order to grow their fame. They spend thousands of dollars on surgeries and makeovers, making sure no fashion and lifestyle trend is left untouched.

This social media image is a high-maintenance affair, with many succumbing to mental health problems associated with the new barometers of success, as the number of likes on their Instagram posts.

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Social media and the neuroscience of predictive processing – Mark Miller & Ben White | Aeon Essays

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The Ego
  • The term ego has many definitions. Sages say it is the only barrier between us and true enlightenment. Whether we define it as self-esteem, self-importance or our arrogant, stubborn nature, ego isn’t something to be discarded, as it has tremendous functionality in this world.
  • The term ‘ego’ comes from the Latin word ‘I’, which Sigmund Freud chose to describe as ‘es’(in the German language), later translated to the English word ‘ego.
  • People associate conceit (narcissism), arrogance, big headedness, or simply being smug with being egoistic. People who have an aura of superiority, pomposity, or pride can also be termed ego-centric.

What’s The Best Way To Define Ego?

betterhelp.com

Jim Rohn

"Work hard at your job and you can make a living. Work hard on yourself and you can make a fortune." 

Want to Become the Best at What You Do? Read This

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What is within our control

Stoicism asserts that we don’t control and cannot rely on external events, only ourselves and our responses.

Stoicism: Practical Philosophy You Can Actually Use

ryanholiday.net

Mindful learning

It means cultivates insightful knowing rather than just a brain overloaded with information

Mindfulness creates space to let new information in and to allow us to see how it relates to what we already know. 

Three Simple Mindfulness Practices You Can Use Every Day

mindful.org

Causes of regret

Studies show that there are these are the three causes of regret:

  • Inaction
  • Lost opportunities
  • Poor judgment

When we decide to not actively pursue the things that we want to, in retrospect, it will bring enduring regrets of what could have been. There are some things that we could have done at that time and some we could have prevented had we not done it.

Valuable lessons for making difficult decisions

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Music And Self-Awareness

Music has contributed to gatherings and bonding among groups for centuries, which is always a good way to create relationships.

Music is a side effect of self-awareness and love in our species. Many birds sing songs with the purpose of attracting mates, and while a sparrow's song is not as complex as one sung by humans, it involves the same basic motivations.

Why Did We Evolve To Like Music?

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Self-Affirmations

Self-affirmations are a reflection of who you are. It is a way of thinking and writing about yourself, moreover, the things you stand for like your values in life. They are positive statements that we use to surmount the negative thinking. They do not rely on fake confidence or creating a fake reality.

They do have a bad reputation. So you have to do it in a way that doesn’t make you cringe.

Positive Affirmations For People Who Don't Like Affirmations - Darius Foroux

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Visual Learning

... is learning by seeing the information through images, graphs, and other visual materials.

6 Study Tips for Visual Learners

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Seasonal Storms

Tornadoes don’t really have a particular season and can form any time of the year. They do occur more frequently in Spring and Fall.

7 Biggest Tornado Safety Myths and Misconceptions

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