Gratitude is a Verb

I probably say “thank you” at least 50 times a day. It’s not because I have excessive amounts of gratitude; it’s an automatic response. As...

Why You Need to Stop Talking About Yourself

There is a recurring theme in most of what we say. Studies show that hands down, our favorite topic of communication is, you guessed it,...

Why Is Making Friends As An Adult Difficult?

According to Aristotle, there are three kinds of friendship. The first is strategic—both people get something out of it. The second type of friendship...
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How To Conquer Fear From A Man Who Swims With Sharks

William Winram is a record-holding free diver (no cage, no breathing apparatus) and a chance encounter with a shark over 25 years ago changed...

Do You Have A Toxic Friend?

There is a saying that you are the average of the five people you spend time with and research backs this up. We are...

The Truth About Happily Ever After

What does it take to make a good marriage? A study at the University of Virginia explored this question in depth. The results challenge some...

33 Things I Will Tell My Daughter

Do you spend enough time with your children? This question haunts many busy parents, including me. It is based on the assumption that the...

The Only Mother’s Day Gift Guide You’ll Ever Need

What do you get your mother for Mother’s Day? Flowers are always a good choice, but here are a few suggestions that might be...

Is Lunch Ever Just Lunch?

There is something sacred about dining together. The mutual enjoyment of food, drink and conversation is about sharing an experience. In a romantic context,...

Hiding in Plain Sight

If a man dressed in a gorilla suit walked in front of you, stopped, beat his chest, and then continued on his merry way,...

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Is It Too Late For Change?

“People don’t change.” I remember hearing this from one of my professors in medical school. His comment went hand in hand with everything I...

Are You Asking the Right Questions?

Genuine curiosity and an unwillingness to accept the status quo is a distinguishing characteristic of truly successful people. For them, information and simply knowing...
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Mending a Broken Heart: A How-To

Remember that scene in Clueless, where Cher kind of makes fun of Tai for wanting to burn the few things she associates with her...

How Can I Make Myself Stand Out In A Job Interview?

Conventional wisdom holds that in order to stand out, it is important to highlight your achievements. Findings from a study conducted by researchers at...

Does Showing Emotion At Work Undermine My Authority As A Boss?

Showing emotion need not undermine your authority. On the contrary, it can underscore your commitment to your work. It all depends on how you...

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