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How to Figure Out What to Do After Graduation

Are you about to graduate? Do you know what do to next? If you answer yes to both questions, you are among a handful of students who have a plan after college. Most graduating college students have no clue what to do next. Those uncertainties can cause them to experience enormous anxiety and may result in poor career decisions. With so many resources available, why … Continue reading How to Figure Out What to Do After Graduation

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The Importance of Being Patient When Setting Long-Term Goals

From a previous article, I laid the foundation for effective goal-setting strategies. You have made a committed decision to reach a well-defined destination and you know in order to achieve your goal; you need to cultivate self-discipline, persevere, be resilient, etc. Is that the end of the story? Since there is no guarantee you will reach your goal within the time assigned, you will need … Continue reading The Importance of Being Patient When Setting Long-Term Goals

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How to Make Friends and Improve Your Social Skills

Humans are social animals. This observation was first made by Aristotle over 2000 years ago, but it’s as relevant today as it was then. We now have scientific evidence that meaningful relationships can improve our well-being and make us happier. Neuroscientists using brain imaging technology—MRI—have shown that our brain releases dopamine and oxytocin when we bond with friends. While research has shown we are wired … Continue reading How to Make Friends and Improve Your Social Skills

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9 Simple Ways to Enjoying a Happier, More Satisfying Life

Happiness. What does it mean to you? For me, it’s going to bed satisfied that I gave my best in everything I undertook during the day. Regardless of our life goals, we all want to be happy. While our situations may affect our level of happiness—and that’s OK—we can build daily habits to help us stay happy more consistently. The following are nine simple yet … Continue reading 9 Simple Ways to Enjoying a Happier, More Satisfying Life

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How to Build and Maintain Happy and Loving Romantic Relationships

It’s one thing to fall in love with someone. It’s an entirely different story to stay and grow in love. Just like a bouquet of roses, romantic relationships need constant and continuous care for them to remain healthy and flourish. I learned this critical lesson after failing two relationships. Therefore, if you are in a relationship or ready to commit to someone, you will find … Continue reading How to Build and Maintain Happy and Loving Romantic Relationships