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This Is Where Positive Thinking Begins

Success and happiness can be yours with the slightest attitude adjustment. Here's what you need to do to get in the right frame of mind.

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The Argument for Empathy

Here's how leaning in, rather than running away, during difficult times can help you become a kinder and more compassionate friend, coworker, partner, and family member.

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How Do I Overcome My Fear of Making Mistakes?

Sonima's psychologist and meditation teacher advises one reader how to face the fear of making mistakes, and turn that self-criticism into self-compassion and personal growth.

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Visualization: 5 Steps to Create the Results You Want

Picture this: Learn how to perform this powerful technique to help set yourself up for success at the gym, at the office, and in your life. You'll be unstoppable.

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Why Money (and Other Things) Can’t Buy Happiness

There's no doubt that getting what you want feels good, but that sense of euphoria is always fleeting. Here's how to find a more lasting sense of happiness—no credit card needed.

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The Best Cure for Heartbreak

While it's fun to celebrate love this time of year, we can't neglect the equally important emotion of heartbreak, which is inevitable and comes in many forms. Here's how to recover and love again.

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4 Lessons We Learned from this New Book on Heartbreak

As exhilarating as love is, it can be equally devastating. In his new book "Love Hurts", Lodro Rinzler examines the painful side of l'amour and how to overcome heartache.

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How Do I Change Thought Patterns that Make Me Sad?

A psychologist and meditation teacher answers readers’ questions about life and practice. Here, he offers advice to a young man who is struggling with sadness and finding solace in unhealthy habits.

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Working with Strong Emotions

As a new commander-in-chief takes office this January, Americans are experiencing mixed feelings about the future of this country. Whether you're excited or scared, here's how to use these strong sentiments as a way to connect more deeply with your body and mind to find inner peace.

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The Emerging Science of Gut Feelings

Learn about how your brain, your gut, and its microbiota work together to impact your emotional balance, moods, and behaviors.

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The Secret to Manifesting Your Dreams This Year

As you begin to work toward your 2017 goals, it's important to understand how much your karma plays a role in your success. Here's what you need to know to get what you want.

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I Live a Healthy Life. Why Am I Still So Consumed with Negativity?

A psychologist and meditation teacher answers readers’ questions about life and practice. Here, he offers advice to one woman trying to eliminate daily anxieties and insecurities so she can embrace worry-free living.

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How to Make Peace with Your Faults (and Those Who Point Them Out)

As hard as it can be to receive criticism, these moments can present opportunities for clarity, growth, and gratitude.

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5 Unique Wellness Retreats You’ll Want to Book Tomorrow

Jumpstart your commitment to yoga, meditation, or overall well-being in the new year with one of these fantastic travel experiences around the world.

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A Simple Productivity Secret to Excel Without Stress

Want to get ahead at work? Organize your workday like a workout with these tips.

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