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ZEN BREAKS 24 — Know yourself better to create your own life

81. Doing What You Love

Listening to someone sharing their life purpose with the impression that they have really found their purpose and are living up to it is very different from just hearing about theory on this important topic.

This amazing…

Zen Breaks 23 — Question romantic assumptions to understand What Love Is

78. Kill Romanticism in 5m. Then, Love!

This video of School of Life shows how Romanticism has been affecting us in many more ways than we realize — and has been a disaster factor for relationships.

Maybe we need to question the expectations about…

Zen Breaks 22 — Understand how and why we can embrace CHANGE as it is: natural.

75. Be the Change You Want to See

Don’t spend time trying to change other people.

Change yourself and they will follow you.

Changing yourself is also the only change you can really control, as this great video of the School…

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73. Why Do We Eat Too Much?

Frequently, diets don’t work because they are related to the main cause of obesity.

In many cases, obesity has nothing to do with food, it is a manifestation of our emotional malnutrition.

Feeling more connected and understood can…

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70. Healing the Inner Child: How to Start

Nicola Perry explain how to start healing the inner child, a process she broke it down into two main steps:

  • the first step is to accept an honor that you have in your child
  • the second step is…

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64. Money: Use It to Be Happier

Can money buy happiness? Probably not.

Can we use money to increase our happiness? Probably we can.

A recent study reveals 3 ways we can use the money to increase our wellbeing:

  • Buying experiences
  • Buying things to others
  • Buying time

Joshua Becker explains how these…

Hi, Zen Breaks Nº 17 edition has many tips to relax, in videos and eBooks. Use them to create small Breaks and find more calm and joy.

62. 20 Self-Care Tips to De-Stress

The secret to creating a self-care routine is to start simple. …

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58. Listen to Small Advices

See how this little girl comforted her mother after hearing her parents fight.

The little ones can give us great lessons. May we be able to hear them with our hearts.

59. Listen with Empathy, not Sympathy

“We can often get confused when we’re trying to help somebody out of a…

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54. “Slow Down”

A beautiful song and a good advice for when we feel restless.

The first video is an interpretation in the beautiful voice of Sissel Kyrkjebø, the second is the original version, by Chuck Girard.

“In the midst of my confusion

In the time of desperate…

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50. Coping With the Unpredictable

Trying to go along with things when something goes “wrong” — instead of fighting against it — can turn a “failure” into something new and interesting.

Remaining calm and going with the flow can have amazing results in unpredictable circumstances, as Eliane Rodrigues demonstrates in this…

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