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July 10, 2016

Boys tend to be mean and nasty to girls they like, in part because they want to reduce the pain of getting rejected. We simply need to accept who we are. Use these positive affirmations for men to become more confident and to express yourself properly.

It can be very hard to keep admitting to yourself and the world that you like someone – when it seems they may not like you.

“An enormous amount of trouble in the world – especially at work and in relationships – is caused by a peculiar phenomenon of our minds: a tendency to grow, as we put it, out of touch with our feelings.
When we first meet this idea, it sounds strange, and even a bit insulting. How could we not know what we are feeling? We look from the outside like unified beings: we carry one name and sit in a compact physical container. The distances between different parts of us aren’t so great. How then could we be so multiple as to have secrets from ourselves?…”

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Sean Fargo is the Founder of Mindfulness Exercises, a former Buddhist monk of 2 years, a trainer for the mindfulness program born at Google, an Integral Coach from New Ventures West, and an international mindfulness teacher trainer. He can be reached at [email protected]