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The Best Time of Day to Make a Decision

If you have to have surgery, most people prefer to be the first patient of the day. We assume surgeons are at their best in the morning—well rested, fresh and alert – and there is evidence to support this. A 2006 Duke University study showed that more complications occur later on in the day. Operations [...]

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Did Your Mother Ever Tell You to Sit Up Straight?

Did your mother ever tell you to sit up straight? Yet again, she was right. In addition to making you look more attractive, feel more confident and boosting memory, a new study shows that how we sit influences how we respond to stress. Participants in a study were divided into two groups. One group sat [...]

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Learning Resilience from a Master

The last ten years of Henri Matisse’s were far from what most of us would think of as joyful. His marriage was over, he was diagnosed with cancer and underwent a number of painful surgeries, and his beloved daughter was imprisoned and tortured by the Gestapo for aiding the French Resistance. Who could have blamed [...]

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