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Get Excited! By Dr Helena Popovic

“Get enthusiastic.  Do things you love.  Do things you’re passionate about. Being excited and enthusiastic enhances our mental capacity enormously.  Excitement is synonymous with motivation.  When we’re excited about something, we’re naturally switched on and energised.  We’re focused and firing on all cylinders.  We don’t need to think of ways to motivate ourselves because we’re naturally motivated. Studies have demonstrated that aspirations actually turn on our brain cells much more powerfully than needs. When people are attached to a brain scanner and then asked to think of things they aspire to do, more of their brain cells start firing than when they think of things they need to do. Excitement …

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Petrea King, Doctors Gave Her Two Weeks To Live, Her Advice Thirty Years Later…

When asked for tips on achieving happiness, Petrea King gave us two very profound quotes to remember in any situation: “Happiness is an inside job” and “You don’t arrive at a place called ‘Peace’- and unpack. Peace and happiness come from a moment by moment choice.” On Quest For Life’s homepage, Petrea addresses what her company does, helping anyone overcome the insurmountable: “We call them life’s Ds, whether it’s a diagnosis, divorce, death, depression or disaster everyone faces a significant challenge at some point.If you can no longer cope, are feeling depressed, stressed, anxious or facing a major health challenge then Quest for Life can help. We provide practical strategies …

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Dr Tim Sharp “Dr Happy” Shares His Answers To Happiness

Dr Timothy Sharp, lovingly called “Dr Happy”, Cheif Happiness Officer at The Happiness Institute shares with us his answers to the most frequently asked questions he gets about happiness: “Q: What do people think will make them happy, as compared to what actually  makes them happy? A: One of the biggest mistakes many people make is to think they’ll find happiness in “external” things such as money and/or material possessions. Although these things aren’t “bad” we know from the research, and from our considerable experience in this area, that the positive feelings we get from “stuff” is only short lived, it’s only temporary and relatively superficial. In contrast, what really …

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