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How Manic Depression Is More Than Just Depression (It Could Be Worse.)

Your alarm didn’t go off and you’re late for work. Accounting had a glitch in the system and your check wasn’t deposited. Your best friend told you at the last minute you’re not invited to her wedding. Ouch. Everyone has bad days. And it’s normal to feel angry, upset and really bummed out for awhile. Depending on how severe the issue is, such as a death in the family, it’s totally appropriate to go through a grieving period and maybe even a bout with #depression. But what if it’s different?…

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Verbal Abuse Is Much More Destructive Than You Think. Don't Overlook That

You may have heard disparaging comments directed at someone, or maybe even yourself: in the girls’ locker room, on the bus, at work, but when someone faces them on a regular basis, it cracks their self-esteem and erodes their self-confidence. They feel hurt, lonely and maybe even afraid. #Verbal #abuse is “the excessive use of (negative) language to undermine someone’s dignity and security through insults or humiliation in a sudden or repeated manner”.[1] It does not get better after a time, it only gets worse. According to statistics, 1 in…

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The One Thing That Is More Important Than Social Needs: Self Actualization

Close your eyes, and imagine the best possible version of yourself. Are you similar to your current #self, with a few minor improvements? Or are you a whole different person? If you feel like you’ve got a long way to go, don’t worry. Self #actualization, or the reaching of your full potential, can be tricky to achieve. Self actualization is an essential human need Reaching self actualization basically means becoming the best version of yourself. That could include regularly using your talents, developing your strengths and achieving your goals. Some psychologists…

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We Don't Need More Likes, We Need Self-Esteem

Have you noticed how posting on social media sites can be addictive? Like any drug, it starts off seeming like something fun and harmless. You post a few images of yourself on the beach, and suddenly dozens of your friends have liked or shared them. Feels good, doesn’t it? However, in time, we can become caught in a vicious cycle of continuously needing positive feedback on our posts. If the #likes and shares are missing – a part of us feels missing too. It can be a tragic situation. What’s…

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You Won't Believe These 10 Foods Secretly Make You Poop More!

So yes, potty problems aren’t the best subject to talk about, but for people facing clogging aka constipation, a solution is #more of a desperate need than just a want. Frankly, we all hate traffic jams and having one in our own body can really bring us down. The thing with constipation also sort of grows – the longer you have it, the harder it gets to resolve it and then the only way left to tackle it is via medications such as sugar solutions. To avoid that, and to…

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100 Best Free Audio Books and 10 Sites for More

#Audio #books may not offer the timeless look, feel and smell (oh, the sweet smell of freshly printed leaflets!) of regular books, but they certainly present their own unique set of advantages – They’re lightweight (actually, they’re weightless!), they’re portable, they eliminate dangerous paper cuts, they’re compact, and, #best of all, you can typically find a good selection of audio books that are a lot cheaper than their printed counterparts – oftentimes #free! Take a look at this list of the 100 best free audio books – we bet you’ll…

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The Proven Method for Driving 8x More Conversions from Long-Form Blog Articles

On the surface, blogs appear to be fountains of free-flowing information. You read lots of rich and valuable research. You collect plenty of juicy data. You discover how to do a valuable task. And, sure, some blogs are happy with lots of traffic and satisfied visitors. But most content marketers know that blogs have the potential to drive insane conversion numbers. Yes, #conversions—as in people taking a desired action on your website. Maybe you want #more email signups, more downloads, more free trials, or more purchases. But here’s where things…

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