New Year Traditions around the World.

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If you do a little research you will come to know that be it the western or the eastern part of the world, New Year is celebrated with equal enthusiasm everywhere. However as the year in the calendar marks a transition, the various New Year Traditions and Customs followed during the period remain as it […]

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says a Couple Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often.

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How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, success, or relationships through a highly subjective “10 best” strategy. And then there are books like Eric Barker’s Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong. […]

How to Transform Hate into Love in your Relationships.

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A surprising perspective on our emotional life that can help you turn every setback into greater love and connection. Love, such a warm fuzzy feeling encompassing you. You feel secure, happy and euphoric. And then it happens. You have something on your mind that’s bothering you and you want to talk to your partner about […]

5 Things That Have No Place in Unconditional Love.

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Yet We Insist on Doing Them Over and Over Again. Love hurts everyone — whether you believe that love is something you get or something you give. What differs is why we get hurt. People who want love get hurt because they feel they didn’t get enough. People who give love get hurt because they feel their love […]

How to Be an Irresistible Conversationalist and Make People Laugh More.

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My speech impediment made conversations terrifying. “The key to being a good conversationalist is probably a genuine unselfish interest in others. That, and practice.” -Frank Crane In the Academy Award-winning picture The King’s Speech, there’s a scene where speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) asks King George IV (Colin Firth), a chronic stammerer, “Do you know any […]

Signs It Isn’t Love.

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We’re bad at being able to tell. “Love” is hard. Not complex —but hard. Especially when it comes to knowing if you really have it. I talk a lot about signs it is love, but here’s a list of common signs — especially feelings — we attribute to “love” that actually aren’t. TL;DR — it’s most of them. You’re Flying High Love is not about highs […]

Unconditional Love’s Great Paradox.

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Once upon a time, I had a philosophical conversation with someone about unconditional love. We were wandering aimlessly around the sleeping streets of his neighborhood somewhere in the hilly south of Germany, pre-dawn frost just beginning to crystallize out of the moisture on car windows. The clear October weather revealed the immeasurable vault of the […]