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Understanding Our Reflections – *Positive Provocations* – Self Improvement Article

“We live in a house of mirrors and think we are looking out the windows.”~ Fritz Perls Who are you looking at? Who is looking back at you? Who are you looking for? The Greek Philosopher Socrates often referred to the pursuit of knowing thyself as the most important part of living. He also declared in many of his writings, that an un-examined life is not a life worth living. On some level or another, all of us are seeking…

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Why Spending Time Alone with Yourself is Important — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” – Henry Rollins Spending time alone is usually viewed in a negative light. If we’re lonely, it’s assumed something is amiss in our lives: a lack of friends, a lack of meaningful connections and a lack of sociability. Lack in general. It’s true that chronic, ongoing loneliness, the sort of loneliness that endures day in day out for the long-term, is not…

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Why You Should Be Your Number One Priority — Purpose Fairy

There are all sorts of reasons to make yourself your number one priority. If you’re in a relationship, the relationship may end up declining. The job you love may change, leaving you in a new position, surrounded by other people or having to find a completely new job. Your friends may end up with their own priorities that take them away from your friendship a bit. Why You Should Be Your Number One Priority It’s important to focus on yourself…

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