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A Blueprint To Minimize Materialism

The best things in life aren’t things. ~Art Buchwald Consumer culture promises that the more stuff we have the happier we will be. While nice things may be nice, the relentless pursuit of material goods leaves people feeling unfulfilled. Contrary to what many believe, more money, a faster car, a brand new dress, and a [...]

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The Best Prescription I Know

For the past ten years, Experience Corps has trained thousands of people over the age of 55 to tutor children in public schools across the country. The goal of the program is to provide support for students in need and results are promising. Research shows that the program significantly boosts academic performance and enhances learning. [...]

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Got Grit? Try The Hard Thing Rule

With so much focus on happiness these days, it is tempting to look for shortcuts to achieve one’s goals. In theory, the idea of maximizing pleasure and minimizing pain whenever possible makes sense. Unfortunately, short cuts rarely work and there is a lot to be gained by working really hard for something. Studies show that [...]

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