According to a study from the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science, we almost always tend to add something. This is known as subtraction neglect. “Think about your own work and you will see it. The first thing that comes to our minds is, what can we add to make it better,” says […]

Is Subtraction Neglect Adding To Your Anxiety?

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In recognition of all Dolly Parton has done for the state of Tennessee, plans were underway to erect a statue of her in front of the state capital. But the singer declined the honor. “Given all that is going on in the world, I don’t think putting me on a pedestal is appropriate at this […]

Is Humility the Antidote for the Humblebrag?

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Not being able to predict how something will turn out—a job, a relationship, a health concern, or even a pandemic—is stressful and can be paralyzing. As a patient of mine explained, “It’s the not knowing that makes me miserable and keeps me up at night.” Learning to let go of the things that are beyond […]

The Best Tool I Know to Manage Anxiety

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Francisco Costa, creative extraordinaire, and founder of Costa Brazil, a sustainable skincare line and home scent, shares his curiosity, advice, and bad day back up plan.

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A survey commissioned by Breyers’ ice cream found that your favorite flavor of ice cream gives the scoop on your personality. Researchers find strawberry lovers are usually the first to find love. On average, strawberry ice cream fans find love at age 24. For vanilla lovers, it’s 25, while chocolate fans are a year later […]

What Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Say About You?

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