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What Would Future You Think?

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” is a question we ask children all the time. It asks them to think...
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Think Positive = Be Productive

A group of four years olds was asked to do simple learning tasks involving building blocks and putting shapes or colors together. The children...

The Side Effects of Enforcing Wellness

In wellness, there’s no one-size-fits-all regimen. In fact, the first step on the path to a better, healthier, happier life, is choice. In a classic...

Yes, You Can Cultivate Luck – Here’s How

Why do some people seem to have all the luck? Psychologist Richard Wiseman has been researching this question for most of his career and...

Sleep Makes You Thinner (& 4 Other Reasons to Get Some Shut Eye)

At this point, I shouldn’t have to remind anyone about the benefits of sleep. Medicine and science has been lecturing us about why it’s...
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Rethinking The Winter Blues

In medical school I was taught to look out for Seasonal Affective Disorder, SAD, during the cold dark months. I expected my patients’ depression...

Avoid These Two Mistakes at Your New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve can be stressful. Why? For starters, whether you have a fear of missing out or a concern that you won’t have...

Looking for Purpose? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions

Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote: The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate,...

A Merry Manifesto: 9 Tips for a Happier Holidays

As strange as this sounds, when I was younger, I loved working during the holidays. There was something nice about making rounds in the...

Five Ways To Thrive During The Holidays

Yes it’s that time of year again, the season to be jolly.  So why might you be starting to feel a creeping sense of...

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SMOOTH TALKERS, LISTEN UP

“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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TAKE 5: NOT JUST A JAZZ STANDARD — A LIFE STANDARD

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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What Are the Three Key Ingredients of a Good Day?

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,...

The Patients Doctors Dread

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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How To Get Out Of The Friend Zone

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...