Focus on Sharing More Good News With People – Self Improvement Article

When you talk with people, do you usually share good news or bad news? The answer to this question could make a big difference in how people perceive you overall. While we often say “don’t shoot the messenger” when delivering bad news, the truth is that most people have a hard time separating the message vs. the messenger. In one interesting study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, researchers conducted 11 different experiments (real and imagined) and discovered that…

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3 Powerful Steps to Silencing the Inner Critic

Do you struggle with a critical inner voice? Are you too judgmental with yourself and others? When I started sharing my writing back in 2007, I had a whirlwind of negativity wreaking havoc in my head. I didn’t know enough. My english wasn’t good enough. The list goes on and on. But that didn’t stop me. I challenged those thoughts, and I discovered something that surprised me. What is an Inner Critic? It’s not an entity. There is no green…

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Meditation Makes You Less Reactive to Negative Feedback in Life

Meditation is one of the most scientifically-supported “mental tools” for improving your mental health, well-being, and overall happiness. A new study published in the Journal of Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience has now added another piece of the puzzle for why meditation can be so beneficial for you. Researchers conducted an experiment with 3 groups of people: experienced meditators, novice meditators, and non-meditators. They had all participants perform a task where they were trained to pair certain images with a…

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