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"While I’m proud of my accomplishments, I have a hard time talking about them. I think it comes off as bragging or false modesty or that...

You Are Capable of More Than You Think

Whenever anyone wants to make some serious changes in their life, conventional wisdom holds that they should focus on one thing at a time....

Dessert, Reimagined

“Would you like to see the dessert menu?” For anyone trying to eat healthy, this seemingly innocent query can seem like an absurd question and...

RoboDoc: Is it Time to Fire Your Therapist?

There are many things computers already do better than we do. In fact, a 2013 Oxford study forecast that machines might be able to...

If You Want to Sound Smart, Dont Send an Email

It might seem old-fashioned, but if you want to get something done or make a good impression, pick up the phone. Better yet, say...

Do You Struggle to Ask for Help in the Workplace?

When it comes to getting what you need to be truly successful in your work, do you struggle to ask for help?  Perhaps as...

Here’s How to Make a New Year’s Resolution That Will Stick

After a busy and perhaps (overly) indulgent holiday season, radical change might feel like the answer. Before you embark on a period of punishing...

The Paradox of the Perfectly Wrapped Present 

Great news for those who are terrible at wrapping presents. A study found that badly wrapped gifts are better received than those that look like they...

An Antidote for Pathological People-Pleasing

John Templeton famously said, "It’s nice to be important but it’s more important to be nice." Science backs this up. Nice people live longer, they...

What You and Leonardo da Vinci Have in Common

I have always thought of creativity as something you are either born with or not. Without disclosing too much, I didn’t win any awards...

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My Holiday Gift Guide

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Make the Most of This Strange Holiday Season

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"I used to complain bitterly about the holidays—all the social obligations and family time. Right now, I would do anything to attend one of...
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