Mindfulness

How to prevent the ‘ultimate icebreaker’ from ruining your day

No matter if you love it or hate it, the weather has been the ultimate icebreaker for people starting a conversation. And it is not a surprise if you think about that our rural ancestors depended on weather way more than we do in our consumption-based 21st century.  Nevertheless, weather can still have a massive impact on our mood unless we acknowledge its subconscious effects and learn to ignore it.

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Experiences

Wired to complain?

Sometimes it feels that we are wired to complain. Or rather, it feels that people need to inevitably complain about something in the framework of a normal small talk. Like if it was shameful if somebody was happy with or grateful for what they have. Are we afraid that people will be envious of our happiness? Or do we just need sympathy? 

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