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Emotions, feel your feelings, allowing unpleasant emotion

Feelings: The surprising key to feeling more joy

I was raised to be an emotional stuffer. Nobody intentionally taught me that, but the messages were (and continue to be) all around: some feelings are "good", some feelings are "bad." We should feel the "goods" ones and quickly move passed the "bad" ones.

Welp, it turns out, that in order to feel all the pleasant emotions to their fullest, we have to allow ourselves to feel the unpleasant ones as well. Our emotions are experienced in contrast, so in order to truly experience any of them, we have to experience all of them.

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Control, circle of control, finding more control

Control! Simple tips to find more of it

Ever wish you had more control over what's going on in your life? Here's a little secret - we frequently have more than we realize, but we are so busy focusing on what we can't control, that we don't even notice the things that we can control. This episode is all about how to shift our focus the things that we actually do have control over so that we can feel more empowered, inspired and optimistic. 

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leaving habits behind, creating new habits

Leaving Old Habits Behind

If you have ever tried to start a new habit, but found the old habit kept calling you back, you are not alone. No matter how excited, motivated, or committed we feel to making a change, sticking with it will always be a challenge. 

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