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12 Signs of emotional maturity

​Emotional maturity refers to your ability to understand, and manage, your emotions. Emotional maturity enables you to create the life you desire. A life filled with happiness and fulfilment. You define success in your own terms, not society’s, and you strive to achieve it. Your emotional maturity is observed through your thoughts and behaviours. When […]

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Detachment from beliefs

Beliefs can be powerful. When we adopt powerful beliefs and choose to live by those beliefs we can achieve great things. However, we must always accept that there will be people who disagree with us. Failing to recognise and respect the right of others to disagree can result in arguments and unnecessary stress. Some people will always feel […]

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Live in the present moment

​So often, we let the present slip away, allowing time to rush past unobserved and unseized, and squandering the precious seconds of our lives as we worry about the future and ruminate about what’s past. Yes, you should have goals, objectives and dreams for the future. Yes, you should take action, each and every day, […]

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Express Your Gratitude

​If you receive something you really love, would you let the person who gave it to you know that you loved it or; that you would like more? I am sure that you were taught that it is good manners to express your gratitude by saying ‘thank you’. Unfortunately, for many people, saying ‘thank you’ […]

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7 Authentic sources of happiness

​In a previous article, I wrote about the factors which you may think lead to happiness but don’t e.g. money. You can read that article here. In this article I want to touch on authentic sources of happiness. The things which have been shown to be sources of happiness for almost everyone. If you are […]

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