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What if Things Had Been Different? How to Avoid Getting Stuck Focusing on Past Decisions

Your thinking about the past can inform future decisions but also get you into a rut by making you obsess over things you can’t change.

You have been trying to get up the nerve to ask your boss for a raise. Finally, after…



The various ways we cope with an increasingly complex and chaotic world. Topics included are psychology, positive psychology and mental health, writing and writing advice, fiction, poetry, maintaining a positive mindset and humor.

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Natalie Frank, Ph.D.

I write about behavioral health & other topics. I’m Managing Editor (Serials, Novellas) for LVP Press. See my other articles: