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No Regrets

A nurse who worked in palliative care listened to the final words of those on their deathbed. She recorded their thoughts and put them in a book, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: 1.  I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. [...]

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Achieve The Impossible

What makes human beings unique? In an unforgettable speech to a Stanford graduating class, neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky explores this question and challenges what many of us think about what separates us from animals. It turns out that we may not be so special after all. “There is nothing fancy about us at all. We are [...]

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Can You Smell Happiness?

Imagine skydiving for the first time. It is a guaranteed way to induce fear in anyone. The Pentagon’s military research wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), thinks so too. DARPA researchers taped absorbent pads to the armpits of novice skydivers to soak up their sweat to test the hypothesis that humans can smell [...]

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A Cure For “Crazy Busy”

“How did it get so late so soon?” I ask myself this question several times a day. Longing for more time has been around since, well, the beginning of time. The feeling of having too much to do and not enough time to do it is epidemic. “Frantic, rushed, crazy busy,” are words that roll off [...]

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