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Posts about happiness and social psychology

Author joanne reed this is your quest Skate Aesthetic
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Want a Wheely Good Time? Embrace the Skate Aesthetic

Since stay-at-home measures took effect this spring, sports like bicycling and roller skating have been making a comeback. As a lot of places people go to entertain themselves; the bar, the club – or more age appropriately – restaurants, gyms, movie theaters are closed; the itch to get outside has driven a revival in roller skating. So, if you want a wheely good time, embrace the skate aesthetic!

Author joanne reed this is your quest critical thinking
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What is critical thinking?

Critical thinking means many things, but at heart, it is a search for the truth. Critical thinking helps us determine what is real and what it is not. But before we are able to exercise your cognitive ability to think critically, we need to have a certain base of knowledge as a starting point.

this is your quest author joanne reed clicks matter
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Do Clicks Matter?

Are you wasting your time on social media, or can it bring about social justice? For me, the first case where I really noticed how much a difference online communities can make was for Ahmed Aubrey.

author joanne reed this is your quest the art of letting go
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The Art of Letting Go

On the Himalayan mountains was founded a great monastery were students were put to the most rigid tests to cast off all attachments and achieve enlightenment. Two monks of noble repute were summoned by the abbot to take a sealed letter to another leading monastery and submit it to the head abbot. Such journey was to last three days on foot …

Author joanne reed this is your quest quotes that can change your life
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Quotes That Can Change Your Life

A good quote can change the way you see your life, can give you boost when you need it, can act like a friend when you need one or just make you laugh. Famous people’s wise words have traveled through history some have forever been engraved in our collective memory. Here are some quotes to help change your life.

Author Joanne Reed - This is Your Quest - Hidden Treasure – A Story About Jewel - Jewel Kilcher
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Jewel Kilcher, A Hidden Treasure

Jewel Kilcher, the American singer-songwriter, went from rock-bottom to rock-star. Her music career started with gigs in biker bars and clubs but progressed to performances at the White House and even the Vatican. Singing is not Jewel’s only talent she found the time, in between albums, to become a bestselling author, an actor, and a philanthropist.

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Things to be Grateful For

It’s become a well-accepted concept that practicing gratitude, whether it’s internalized or externalized, can have a number of positive psychological effects. Multiple studies found that people who express gratitude experience overall better well-being and higher levels of positivity whether they started out with mental health issues or not.