GREG AND LAURIE DUNCAN BLOG

Stress: You’re Looking at it the Wrong Way

It’s no secret that most people view stress as a mental response that has negative effects on the body and mind. In fact, there are numerous studies that will convince you to relieve and remove stress from your life. What doesn’t get as much focus are the positive...

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Present Comfort vs. Future Prosperity

In your day-to-day routine, there are tons of decisions to be made. Some of them are spur-of-the-moment choices and others are carefully planned. When making these decisions, it’s common to consider their present or short-term effects. Although this line of...

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Self-Critique, Don’t Self-Criticize!

There’s a big difference between self-critique and self-criticism. For one, it’s healthy to critique yourself regularly and analyze where you have room for growth. It’s unhealthy to be critical and focus heavily on negative thoughts about yourself. Instead of...

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Simplify Your Life

Living in a world that promotes consumerism can be a bit overwhelming at times. It’s difficult to be happy with what you have rather than buying the latest and greatest product. This is especially true when the newest product allows you to send texts with special...

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Shedding Others’ Expectations

Everyone experiences the pressure of others’ expectations at some point during their lifetime. They often come from friends, parents, coaches, teachers, and partners. Having expectations is healthy, but not if they become the sole focus of your efforts. If you find...

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Surprising Ways To Be More Earth-Friendly

When it comes to taking good care of the Earth, there is no such thing as doing too much. As our only home, everyone should do their part in preserving nature and supporting advocacies that prevent environmental problems from escalating. If you are already...

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