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When I am trying to get some work done, I place my phone face down on the desk and put it in silent mode....
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Write a Letter: It’s Good for You

It is astonishing how quickly we adapt to the good things in life. A famous example of this is lottery winners. In the short...
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Poke Me If You Like (and Don’t Like) Me

We are social creatures and crave companionship. So why do we often push the very people we care about away? The 19th Century German philosopher...
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Are You Good Company?

There are some people we naturally love to be around. They are like sunspots, giving off warmth and radiating good energy. There are others...
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25 Ways to Celebrate Kindness

According to Nobel Prize-winning scientist Daniel Kahneman, we experience approximately 20,000 moments each day. In honor of #RandomActsOfKindnessDay choose to make the most of...

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Remember the good old days when you and your partner were madly in love? If those days are a distant memory and you feel...
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You need friends. Certainly, eating well, exercising and a healthy lifestyle are known to increase longevity and reduce the risk of death, but research reveals...
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Remember that scene in Clueless, where Cher kind of makes fun of Tai for wanting to burn the few things she associates with her...
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Why We Love Talking About Ourselves

People just love to talk. We communicate with each other all day long through text messages, emails, phone calls, and face-to-face interactions. Language is...

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“Speak up,” adults tell their children. From an early age, we’re taught the importance of saying what we think loudly and clearly. The lesson...
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Karen Warner, is Chief Executive and Managing Partner of Tangible Group, which offers consulting and coaching services to Fortune 1000 companies to improve performance...
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I recently came across a paper outlining the three key ingredients to a day well spent: 1. Do Something Alone Such as reading, listening to music,...

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Most doctors have a great deal of affection for their patients but, truth be told, this is not always the case. “Admitted or not,...
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Have you ever found yourself attracted to someone who initially didn’t float your boat? A recent study at the University of Texas explores the science...