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Motivation to Change: Willpower and Asking Yourself Why

As a general rule, humans like things they are comfortable with. We like certainty, which is a common reason we experience worries: the unknown can be scary! Even if we know what is going to change, or have a change we wish to make, there is a massive mental block between wanting things to improve, and actually making that leap into the unknown of changing it. Motivation depends on energy, on how we perceive things improving Read more…

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The Hidden Strength of Stories: Perception and Perspective

“Sticks and stone may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” I disagree. Words are powerful. Stories define us. Signed, verbal or unspoken – words can create and destroy. They have started wars, expressed love, changed beliefs and ended injustices.  Our language is powerful, yet often used carelessly. Humans, in cultural history, seek understanding of the world around us and wish to share that knowledge with one another through stories. These tales connect us Read more…