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Secularism (3/3): Where is it going?

The steed of this valley is pain; and if there be no pain this journey will never end. In this station the lover hath no thought save the Beloved, and seeketh no refuge save the Friend.

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4 Hugs for Survival, 8 for Maintenance, 12 for Growth

I love this quote by the “Mother of Family Therapy”, Virginia Satir. Reminds me of Roy Baumeister´s article Bad is stronger than Good – and how we need to actively counterbalance the impact of negative incidents and encounters in our lives.

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Study: To Belong is to Matter: Sense of Belonging Enhances Meaning in Life

One of the central tenets in Positive Psychology goes as follows: Other People Matter. It was coined by the late Christopher Peterson as the shortest possible summary of research on human wellbeing.  157 more words

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73. Things I Can Outlast: The Muzak

I do indeed want to receive the same high quality service you are currently providing other customers. Yes, I will continue to hold, thank you for asking so nicely. 770 more words

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Meaning vs Happiness

In the simplest terms, happiness is not a distinguishing feature of being human, but meaning (a bigger purpose in life) is.

I couldn’t resist sharing the article linked below. 386 more words


Three Brains Revisited (3/3): Is Mammering the Best Policy?

Now might I do it pat, now he is praying;
And now I’ll do’t. And so he goes to heaven;
And so am I revenged.

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