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Go Green: 8 Science-Backed Reasons to Send Someone Flowers Today

Luther Burbank (1849-1926), the famous botanist and creator of more than 800 new varieties of plants, once said: Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul. Surely receiving flowers is enough to brighten anyone’s day but as Burbank appreciated, they do so much more. A […]

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Do You Fear the Unknown? 5 Strategies to Handle Uncertainty

Most people are uncomfortable with uncertainty. As a patient of mine explained, “It’s the not knowing makes me miserable and keeps me up at night.” She went on to tell me she would rather receive bad news than be in the dark. Robert Leahy, author of The Worry Cure, says some of his patients report […]

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Should You Come Clean?

Imagine interviewing for your dream job and being asked, “What is the worst grade you’ve ever gotten on an exam?” Do you come clean and tell them about the “F” you received in Organic Chemistry or do you avoid answering it? In an attempt to make a good impression, be it on a job interview […]

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The Productivity Secret Nobody is Talking About

How to get more done in less time? Productivity is on everyone’s mind and there is an ever-growing supply of “productivity porn”—apps, books, and wearable devices—created to help us cram more into each day. We assume that by working harder and doing more, we will become more efficient. Research from Harvard Business School suggests the […]

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