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Why You Don’t Always Need to Explain Yourself

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 16, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     1 Comment

  “No.” It’s a complete sentence, needing no emphasis or details. Stop using it as another apology word, riddled with guilt and a rush of jumbled words to soothe bruised egos. You don’t need to explain yourself to anyone because your first goal is to check in with yourself. Not explaining yourself when refusing someone […]

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4 Phrases To Calm Someone Who’s Upset

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 15, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     1 Comment

Stressful situations are everywhere. Life is a constant cycle of ups and downs, and it’s important to calm yourself down during the low times. More specifically, you need to realize okay phrases to say to people when you’re trying to calm them down. Everybody’s familiar with feeling angry or frustrated, and having a friend tell […]

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The Science of Touch and How It Improves Relationships

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 14, 2017  /     Culture & Communication  /     0 Comment

A lot goes into making humanity a unique species in the animal kingdom — from its ability to ask and answer deep questions about the universe to crafting tools to accomplish great things. In this technological age, people stand more connected than ever. Humans represent social creatures, requiring interaction, cultural enrichment and laughter. Today, many […]

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5 Ways to Become “Lucky”

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 08, 2017  /     Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

There’s a scientific basis for luck. Part of it is certainly due to chance, though some behaviors and outlooks can expand opportunity and the likelihood of encountering luck. In many cases, a more positive outlook and openness to new opportunities can help you get lucky. Five ways to help get lucky include: Seize Opportunities It’s […]

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9 Things I Wish I Knew Sooner

By Kayla Matthews   /     Jun 07, 2017  /     Productivity Hacks  /     0 Comment

Have you ever looked back on your past, kicking yourself for not doing things differently? For ages, the older generations have tried to pass on wisdom and guidance to the younger ones. Sometimes, the younger generations would listen. Other times, the youth would be stuck in their own ways. Either way, there’s so much valuable […]

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