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15 Signs You’re Doing What’s Known As “Maladaptive Daydreaming”

You use vivid fantasies of alternative lives as an escape mechanism. They are often conducted while listening to music, and performing some kind of rocking motion. Common places include swings, train rides, cars, running or walking.

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What It’s Like To Be Mentally Ill, But Not Sick Enough To Show It

When you’re not sick enough to be obviously ill, you try to plow through and keep up with everyone else, wondering why you constantly feel like you’re falling behind, not doing enough, always making mistakes, or not enjoying what everyone else seems to.

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13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

Give up your need to be liked. Think of yourself as a market niche. There will be a lot of people who like that niche, and there will be individuals who don’t.

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What Multiple Personality Disorder Can Teach Us About The Potential Of The Human Mind

Patients with Dissociative Identity Disorder can transform their body chemistry based on which personality they currently believe they are.

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The Strange And Beautiful History Of Mental Illness And Spiritual Awakening

Perhaps the very people who suffer the most in this world are the ones who have the ability to show us what isn’t right about it.

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The Neurology Of Happiness: How Complaining Is Literally Killing You

“Synapses that fire together wire together.”

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14 Writing Prompts That Will Help You Clear Your Subconscious Mind

Write a short story that involves three of your worst fears coming true, but make the protagonist someone who is not you.

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A Feeling Better Than Beautiful

It’s easy to confuse beauty for happiness. What do we say when something is particularly awe-inspiring, or meaningful? We say it’s beautiful.

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Thoughts Are Just Suggestions: How To See Differently When You Start Running Out Of Hope

Your mind is an over-worked auto-suggestion machine.

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Channeling Your Addictions Could Be The Key To Creating The Life You Want

Let your creative addictions and obsessions heal you.

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How To Stop Being Addicted To Your Problems

You have to make sure you’re more in love with your life than you are with your problems.

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Live How Other People Won’t, So You Can Live Like Other People Can’t

We make a choice to do the thing that most people won’t do, and to live the way most people won’t. So we can live the way that most people can’t.

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Read This If You Feel Like You Can’t Stop Creating Problems In Your Mind

Good and bad become irrelevant when the focus isn’t “what can I enjoy” but “what can I create?” Obstacles become opportunities. Life becomes an incredible journey.

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103 Ways My Life Improved In 3 Years Without Alcohol

1,095 days of waking up without a hangover. I spend my Sundays reading, not recovering.

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The Power Of Negative Thinking

Any idiot can enjoy the positive things in their lives, but it is only a few that can take the negative and find something even more profound.