Emotion   The perception of smell consists not only of the sensation of the odours themselves but of the experiences and emotions associated with these sensations. Smells can evoke strong emotional reactions. In surveys on reactions to odours, responses show that many of our olfactory likes and dislikes are based purely on emotional associations.   […]

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It can feel almost unbearable waiting for these future outcomes to transpire. Sometimes our worries are small and manageable and pass, but sometimes worry becomes a chronic default setting. When we worry chronically, it becomes second nature to live in this revved up state of anxiety and restlessness. Know that you’re not alone; chances are, […]

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Have you ever asked yourself, “What is the purpose of life?” What is the purpose of life? It’s difficult to have a purpose in life if you are not aware of what it really means to do so.   Without a clear definition, it’s hard to know if you are pursuing a life purpose correctly […]

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Everyone needs a little inspiration to help kick-start their dreams and visualizing your goals is so important to help keep you on track. But in an internet age of constant photo sharing, it’s easy to get lost in the bombardment of images. It’s hard to know what is important to your motivation amongst this mayhem! What […]

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Habits That All Happy And Successful People Have   Being happy and being successful don’t necessarily come hand-in-hand. While being happy may very well require being successful, being successful does not guarantee happiness. Happiness is more complex because it encompasses the entirety of your life — every aspect adds up to a single whole.   […]

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Taking steps towards a healthy lifestyle is the best gift you can give to yourself and anyone else in your life. Being rich in life isn’t about having a lot of money, its about a healthy mind, body and soul.   The money is icing on the cake, if you don’t have your health all […]

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“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” —Abraham Lincoln Happy people realize happiness is a choice. They are not held hostage by their circumstances and they do not seek happiness in people or possessions. They understand that when we stop chasing the world’s definition of happiness, we begin to see […]

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Mindfulness is a mental and physical technique you can use to focus your awareness on the present moment. Being in the moment helps you acknowledge, accept and cope with painful or intrusive thoughts, feelings and sensations. Mindfulness practice is simple, powerful, takes just a few minutes and can be done almost anywhere, so it can […]

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1. Introduction Knowing that you’re feeling lost is a good thing. It means you’re in the homestretch. Congratulations are in order, because you are further along than most. When you’ve lost a sense of who you are, it’s similar to the grieving process when you lose a loved one. The first stage of grief is […]

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