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Good looks alone can’t make you attractive: There’s so much more to it

You can be the most good looking person in the room, but if you’re insecure, selfish, and spiteful, you will be the most unlovable. 1. Know who you are. Much of our insecurities and doubts come from our lack of identity. When we let other people define us, our identities become fragile. So when they …

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Stop giving a damn about things you can’t control and focus on yourself

When we were young, we couldn’t wait to grow old and be an “adult.” It turns out, being an adult doesn’t really mean we have control over everything in that happens. In fact, everything seems to be getting more and more confusing. Love has become complicated. Achieving our dreams is really hard to do. And …

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I am all the places I have been and the people I have loved

6 signs you have a strong but sensitive personality Our society has programmed us to hide or tamper down emotions considered as “negative.” We were taught to think that showing sadness and pain is a weakness. But sometimes, true strength doesn’t manifest in appearing strong—true strength shows in how we acknowledge our shortcomings, accept our …

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Scientists explain why “being wise” is the key to happiness and mental health

Wisdom is something that is hard to define or even quantify. Yet, for scientists, spiritualists, and philosophers, one thing is clear: Being wise has a direct link to happiness and well-being. A recently published paper in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry aimed to study the effects of wisdom and its association with mental health. Here’s …

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Incredibly rare photo of a bald eagle stuns the world

When photographer Steve Biro set out to try his luck at capturing images in the Canadian Raptor Conservatory, he probably didn’t expect to produce such an incredible once-in-a-lifetime image. And yet here it is: A stunning image of a bald eagle “staring daggers” into the camera. Bruce the bald eagle is immortalized languidly skimming a …

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3 science-backed reasons why sharing your goals publicly makes you less likely to succeed

Do you want to succeed? Of course, you do. And what would be more important to success than “goals?” Set goals. Short-term goals. Long-term goals. For the most part, the habit of goal-setting is crucial if you want to succeed in life. No one argues with that. But there’s one way you can do it …

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Hannah Arendt: How to love when deep down you’re scared of losing it

“Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but antipolitical, perhaps the most powerful of all antipolitical forces.” – Hannah Arendt All of us have enigmatic views on love. One way or another, we want it. And once we find …

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