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Your Beliefs Don’t Have to Define You

Your beliefs don’t have to define you, only if you let them. They express your understanding of the truth right now, and you have the choice to consider other

 Your Beliefs Don’t Have to Define You, LifeIsHOTBlog, Brad W. Smith photographer, photo text: “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.”


beliefs and opinions. You can choose to maintain your beliefs and to change your mind in the face of new information.

If, on the other hand, you equate your beliefs with the truth, then you’re more likely to feel anxious and frustrated with others who don’t share your convictions. Continue reading

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How to Use the Power of Your Words

People often forget their words have power. Your words are powerful in what you say and in how you make others feel. The right words help you connect

10 powerful phrases to use dailywith others, and, they make a positive difference in your relationships. The right words bring joy, awe, gratitude, acceptance, or happiness.

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Why Conflict is Good For You

If you’re like most people, you try to avoid conflict. You shouldn’t. Conflict is good for you because it provides the opportunity to tell someone about your

white man wearing t-shirt with quote, why conflict is good for you, Life is HOT blog, Brad W. Smith photographer

When a conflict arises, your first instinct may be to bury it inside, or to erupt in dramatic anger. Neither is good because you won’t have accomplished your real goal of changing the situation.

boundary and for that person to make a change. Conflict arises when how someone treats you or speaks to you crosses the boundaries of how you want others to treat you or speak to you. A conflict is simply the discovery and acknowledgement that the way the two of you relate to each other currently is not working.

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