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Happiness Vs. Meaning Vs. Psychological Richness: What’s Your Definition Of The Good Life?

In a paper titled A Psychologically Rich Life: Beyond Happiness And Meaning, researchers Shigehiro Oishi and Erin C.Westgate say that a psychologically rich life is “characterised by a variety of interesting and perspective-changing experiences.”

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How To Deal With A Teenager’s Mood Swings

Google was able to throw around 29,60,000 results in just 0.58 seconds when I searched for ‘managing teenage mood swings.’ And it took me precisely that amount of time to skim through the top 10 results to know that most parents, like me, are clueless and searching for answers in the ethers. Sometimes search doesn’t help but experience does. 

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It’s Not You, It’s Your Boss! 7 Telltale Signs Of A Bad Boss 

You may have bad days, but if you feel terrible about yourself all the time at work, consider these telltale signs of a bad boss.


Phubbing Is Hurting More Than Your Relationships! 

The word ‘phubbing’ is made of two words – ‘phone’ and ‘snubbing’. Phubbing is when we snub someone we are sitting with in person in favour of the phone. It’s become so common to do this – at parties, at dinners, on date nights, while hanging out with friends and family, and even on Zoom calls – that we almost don’t question it.

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Non-Instagramable Self-Care That Actually Works 

There is nothing wrong with consumerist spirituality, for it makes people think about wellness. But, in this age of Instagramable everything, we run the risk of turning well-being into something that must be pretty all the time. Something outwardly. Indulgent. Out-of-the-ordinary. But, self-care is ordinary. It doesn’t always come in the form of bubble baths and spa days, or raw diets or sheet masks. 

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Strong Mindset: Here’s How You Can Build One!

Keeping my desperate attempt at smart idioms aside, all the hitches in my life have actually helped me build a strong mindset. 

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11 Perfect Confessions Of An Imperfect 23-Year-Old

Sometimes, my heart thinks too much and my mind feels too much. No, don’t think I mixed the two things; that’s exactly what I mean.