Regret and desire to propagate positivity should encourage your choices of reaction.

How to Ensure Your Reactions Don’t Denounce You

The “eye for an eye” retaliation approach leads quickly toward mutual assured destruction. The advancement of technology in the military sense has produced clear examples of the effects certain human decisions are capable of producing. A clear path toward our own destruction as well as the destruction of our enemies is often evident. Whether we choose to travel down those roads is another question. Humans are complicated beings with complicated thoughts. Our thoughts are sometimes ethical, noble, fair, and wise. Other times, our thoughts are dark, disgusting, angry, and vengeful. This article will hint on the darker realms of...

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How to Get Noticed by Noticing Others

Attention is an invisible, yet valuable commodity. Much like other objects of desire, the value of attention you receive depends on the quantity in which it comes, along with the quality with which its given. Garnering attention which is high in quality as well as quantity is difficult to do. People are on a constant search for ways to mine it. There are those who make their mark on a very select few, to receive attention which is high in quality but low in quantity. Others target the masses in search for quantity, in hopes of ramping up their...

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How to Take Risky Actions Properly

Traits like courageousness and bravery are either acquired or learned by a select few. If a person lives a life filled with authentic lessons of courage and bravery, then they understand what it means to turn thought into action. Many live comfortable lives commuting to work during the day and running errands around their professional schedule. Though this modern way of life is determined to be the safest for our existence, it does not offer much opportunity for unplanned actions. Everything that we do is deliberately thought about and sometimes analyzed into paralysis. The more a person thinks about a thought on its...

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How to Handle Stress-Inducing Coworkers and Classmates

The workplace is a common source of stress. We often have deadlines to hit, stakeholders to interact with, and products to implement with success. Mix personal agendas and egos in, and the recipe is often perfect for the build-up of high stress levels. Your coworkers, classmates, and other acquaintances can be primary sources of stress if you do not wade through the waters in which they swim with finesse. To get you started on how to handle stress-inducing colleagues, classmates, and other people that appear in your everyday life, below are three reminders to keep you swimming in the...

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Do not tag acceptance with criticism.

Why You Should Let Acceptance Simmer by Itself

Acceptance of others’ actions is best delivered in full. You may have witnessed being complimented as a precursor to receiving criticism soon-after. People like to couple criticism with words of positivity to make their critiques sting less. Without realizing that this method actually exaggerates their words of criticism, they hope their critical messages are camouflaged by words of encouragement. Know that your words of positivity will have little impact if you follow them with criticisms too soon. Your audience will tend to focus on the negatives and ignore your words of encouragement even if those words ring true. This article...

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How to Sway People to Your Side by First Agreeing With Their Goals

People are willing to fight for what they believe truth to be. When you look further into the motivations of those around, you’ll realize that that their actions and words tend to come from a good place. People do what they do because they believe it to align with truth. They believe their actions and words to be agents of kindness and good intention. Disagreement can be harsh, even violent, if two well-meaning truths have been misaligned to battle against each other. Though both parties’ goals and intentions may very well be good, kind, and altruistic, the perceived threat to not...

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How to Not Incriminate Yourself While Getting Revenge

The decision to pursue revenge is a personal one. Arguing against someone’s will to get revenge deals with the bounds of morality. Those philosophical areas of conversation seldom have universal answers. They can only lead to persuasive arguments. We’ve written about why retaliation is a bad idea. However, your decision in this regard is a personal one. Getting revenge can thoroughly increase your level of contentment with the situation you find yourself in. What nobody should strive for whilst getting revenge however, is being incriminated in the process. An effective act of revenge thereby, is one which inflicts damage without...

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Why Marketing Should Not Hold Power Over Truth

In the journey to spread what you create – whether it is a product, idea, or creation – you’ll need market its truth to others. This article is about misleading marketing tactics. It may be futile to distinguish what exactly makes a marketing campaign dishonest, as long as you understand that truth should hold precedence over all else your product aims to offer. The reason why you shouldn’t oversell is because your product must stem from truth and deliver what you believe truth to be. Your truth is the summation of all knowledge you’ve attained and hopefully the need to propagate positivity...

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Why You Should Analyze Live Performances

Navigating through life requires you to perform on the different stages that comprise it. You will need to be at your best during many moments in life, and you must learn how to be a good performer. To perform is to execute a planned action in flawless fashion, minimizing mistakes and maximizing the impact of your work. Learning how to execute your plans flawlessly takes repetitive and extensive experience. Becoming a good performer in life takes going through many failures along the way, such as getting rejected after asking out your crush on a date. It also takes experience...

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How to Break Unfair Rules Whilst Limiting Punishment

Disclaimer: This article is about rules, not laws. It is not intended to be legal advice in any form.   To say that all rules in life are set to perfection would be an over-generalization. There are rules which don’t have distant foresight guiding their governance over behavior. There are also rule-makers who fail to recognize their rules to be objectively irresponsible and unfair. This article does not encourage you to break rules, but it doesn’t cast judgment on those who decide to either. It is not easy for outsiders to judge your specific situation with clarity, thereby the...

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