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The 8 fundamental habits of the calmest people

I had a great childhood, but I was quick to anger and would often throw tantrums.

This reactivity manifested as fidgety overthinking and anxiety in later life.

It took years for me to see the connection between being overly reactive and quick to judge, and the distress I’d feel as a result.

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Writer, Coach and Illustrator. Join 20k people and get your free book: 12 habits of mentally strong people - https://www.alexmathers.net/12habitsbook

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