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By Dr. Christian Conte
Finding Peace with Yourself and Your World
Emotional Management Minute...
Be easy on yourself – because you absolutely deserve your support.
In the next argument you have with your loved one, fight about whatever you’re specifically fighting about. Don’t add unnecessary arguments.
Meditation is very much a key to peace.
Here’s how to make sure your actions match your intentions.
Anger hurts you more than others. Here’s help handling your anger.
Work ethic: when things go wrong, here’s how to focus on the solution rather than dwelling on the problem.
Anxiety is like a humming bird’s wings. Here’s how to slow down your thoughts.
Be mindful of all-or-nothing thinking.
Who you allow to guide you will likewise determine where you end up.
Making others better makes you better, too.
Consider stepping outside of your own worldview to see what else might be out there.
Embrace who you actually are, and strive to become who you want to be.
Only the mean-spirited and insecure try to take advantage of others.
The four staples of happiness.
People who hurt you emotionally are also hurting themselves.
Maybe there are things that you need to let go.
If we are really set on developing inner peace, then it is absolutely crucial that we practice the type of habits that can bring us inner peace.
The inverted color smartphone setting is really a great metaphor for what we can do with negative thoughts.
Authentically and sincerely listen …. and watch the enormous difference true listening makes.
The inability we all have to see our own biases and limitations.
The bandwagon effect occurs when the probability of one person adopting a belief increases based on the number of people who hold that belief.
Even though we’re not made of clay, we are capable of making profound changes.
Avoid going around in circles by stopping to actually seek first to understand.
The mindset of a champion.
Just as a fighter might go for the “weak spot” of an opponent, people who argue with one another usually look for the same type of weak spot and then attack it.
Beliefs, by definition, are not facts.
Understanding philosophical fallacies is critical for figuring out whether or not your arguments are logical or simply rooted in belief.
People are free to believe whatever they want regardless of evidence. Belief is a matter of preference.
Be mindful not to allow what you expect to get in the way of what you get.
The goal of communication isn’t to trap people, it’s to be clear about what you want to say: It’s to speak in ways that can be heard.
You’d be surprised to see just how far what you do echoes out.
Life is short. Spend your money wisely.
If you want to be motivated to reach your dreams, you’ll need to clean up all the mental clutter that inhibits you from pursuing your destiny.
It’s not only wise but helpful for us to question the absolute certainty we often feel.
We all impact each other on many levels and in many ways. And the more we understand this perspective, the less blame we look to place on others.
Find the gravity in the best mental practices. Find the gravity in what pulls your spirit toward the center and your own ultimate goals.
If you have control over you, then it’s probably pretty wise for you to be as calm as you can be.
If we can nip negativity, depression, or failing relationships in the bud…. then, imagine the difference or the change in the way we would handle the challenges that come our way.
I don’t want convenient information, I want to get to answers that genuinely teach me about the world and this existence.
Avoiding defining your fights in exaggerated ways helps your peace throughout your day,
If your mind has been blown wide open, you can start building a whole brand new mind right now.
Certainty is probably an illusion designed to keep you feeling safe.
If we are on a genuine pursuit to understand ourselves and our world – I’m not sure it’s emotionally healthy to take any question off the table.
We alone have the ability to free ourselves from the prison of our egos.
Advice straight from the ego has little to do with helping others, and a great deal to do with helping yourself.
Taking time to light incense is an action that can center you and help remind you that your ultimate goal in this life is peace.
What if we could see ourselves as others do?
When it comes to eye-contact, here’s a good rule of thumb: Don’t weird people out with too much.
Laughter really is the best medicine.
A dog reduces blood pressure and having a dog around can significantly reduce stress.
We dress ourselves up in unnecessary armor so that we don’t have to acknowledge that our way of thinking might not encompass the entirety of truth.