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What Causes Phobias

Phobias. While some people believe we all have them, the truth is they are not that common. It is estimated that less than 20% of the population in the United States have phobias. The confusion comes about because a phobia isn’t just a fear of something, it is an excessive, irrational, uncontrollable fear of something. A person with a phobia generally knows their degree of fear is excessive, but cannot control their response. They will often put themselves in greater danger than what they fear to avoid what they fear. For instance, someone...

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5 Ways to Feel Happier Right Now

Have you ever wondered why some people just seem to be naturally happier than others? A variety of factors in your life affect your happiness, but research suggests that genetics accounts for about 50% of each person’s variation in happiness. Only about 10 to 20% of your happiness is based on life circumstances. In other words, happiness really does come more easily to some people than others. Philadelphia Depression Therapist The good news is that, according to research, 40% of your happiness is shaped by your own intentional behaviors....

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