Leave the Past in the Past: What Matters Most Is Who You Are Now

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“Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.” ~Unknown

When I was in rehab for alcohol addiction, one of the most difficult things for any of us to overcome was the fact that we thought we were beyond redemption.

Why? Because during the depths of our addiction, we had done some things we weren’t too proud of. Unhealthy behaviors that included drinking while driving, calling in sick when we weren’t because we were too hung over to go to work, or neglecting our children for the lure of spending the evening with a bottle of wine instead. None of this sounds like anything you could feel good about it, does it?

The biggest thing I had to learn through this was that who I am now is what ma…

These Crops Actually Grew 20% Better Thanks to Solar-Powered Greenhouses

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These solar-powered greenhouses are not only better for the environment – they actually helped some of the crops grow better than regular greenhouses.

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How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Make an Impact

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In 1726, at the ripe age of 20, Benjamin Franklin created a habit-tracking system to help him live a more successful life. On each day of the week, he would give himself a crossmark for the virtues he failed to practice.

“I might mark, by a little black spot, every fault I found upon examination to have been committed respecting that virtue upon that day.” — Benjamin Franklin…

Answering this question can supposedly tell you whether or not you're a psychopath — but you shouldn't panic if you get the 'right' answer

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Psychopaths make up around 1% of the population.
Most people exhibit some psychopathic traits, so it can be difficult to diagnose someone with the personality disorder.
One study suggests answering ethical dilemmas could work out whether someone is a psychopath or not.
However, there is a difference between thinking logically and lacking any empathy or remorse.

Diagnosing a psychopath isn’t simple.

In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5, antisocial or psychopathic personality types are defined as having an inflated, grandiose sense of themselves, and a habit of taking advantage of other people.

However, it’s still a hard disorder to define, as most of us have some psychopathic traits. In fact, some…