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Gain insight into managing stress, cultivating happiness, conquering self-limitation, and more.

Is Your Online Relationship Healthy? 12 Signs to Consider

Is Your Online Relationship Healthy? 12 Signs to Consider

November 29, 2015

Once you have established that your potential new mate is actually a real person, how can you know whether they are healthy relationship material?
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Why Being “Right” May Actually Be Wrong

Why Being “Right” May Actually Be Wrong

May 22, 2015

One of the keys to managing interpersonal conflict is being able to accept that your way of seeing/doing things represents only one possibility.
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Learning to Shift Gears

Learning to Shift Gears

April 2, 2015

The ability to mentally shift gears is an integral part of managing overall happiness.

Become Exceptional

Become Exceptional

January 1, 2015

Brian Tracy provides insight about establishing daily habits that will foster exceptional personal change.

50 Empowering Quotes that Will Shift Your Perspective

50 Empowering Quotes that Will Shift Your Perspective

December 31, 2014

50 quotes to inspire empowered living.

Our Daily Choice

Our Daily Choice

December 17, 2014

Joan Borysenko offers an insight on choosing our daily practice.

Mindset Woman 2

What’s keeping you from taking charge of your life?

 
“It’s not my fault.”
“I’ve always done it this way.
“My life is out of control.”
“I just have bad luck.”
“If it weren’t for . . .”
“I’m too old to change.”
“I’ll start tomorrow; next week; someday.”

Mental Blocks

Do these statements sound eerily familiar? If so, it may be time to challenge yourself to move beyond mindless, self-limiting beliefs. If you are seeking ways to improve your well-being, it is important to understand that you are solely responsible for the decisions you make in your life, and that wellness is dependent upon making deliberate, informed choices. Therefore, it all begins and ends with you.

AngelaIrvin.com provides research-based insights that can help you to gain a greater sense of control over your life. Articles stress the themes of thought-awareness, mindful action, and personal responsibility. To maximize your reading experience, be prepared to think about your own thinking, and willing to take positive steps towards achieving your goals.

The bottom line is that it’s your life, and you have a say in the direction it takes. Are you ready to take charge?

“You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.”
~Les Brown~

 

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"Whether this moment is happy or not depends on you. It's you that makes the moment happy. It's not the moment that makes you happy. With mindfulness, concentration and insight, any moment can become a happy moment. Happiness is an art."

~Thich Nhat Hanh~