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Note: This is a guest post from Natalie Sisson, Suitcase Entrepreneur. Packing lightly and effectively is a desired art. Much like travel, the more you do, the better you become at it. Until one day you wake up and feel like a pro as you whip out your perfectly packed, minimalist suitcase, at the ready, with […]
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“Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.” – Epicurus One of the many benefits of growing in maturity is that we become more aware of the finiteness of the time we have on this planet. I consider it a “benefit” because...Show More Summary
How to spend time online without getting triggered, stressed out, or turning into a rat pushing a lever. In part 1, we explore the problem, commiserate, and begin to explore possible solutions. Use Facebook without reading news. More connection, and less shallow schmooze. When your phone dings, don’t drool; Don’t be your phone’s tool. Connect […]
Most of us have too much stress in our lives. It comes from a thousand little things, all building up to the point that it affects our mood, our clarity of thought, and even our health. That damage to your health also joins forces with...Show More Summary
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Over the last several decades there has been concern about gender differences in performance in school in a variety of topics. What about school performance of adults?
When decluttering expert Marie Kondo published her ground-breaking book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, hordes of grateful, stuff-encumbered readers around the world seized particularly on her question “Does it spark joy?” That was the criterion Kondo proposed for deciding whether to keep something. Does an item in your possession give you a little thrill when […]
Ever since I read this passage from Leonard Woolf’s memoir, it has haunted me. Leonard Woolf was an English political theorist, author, publisher and civil servant, and husband of author Virginia Woolf. In The Journey Not the Arrival...Show More Summary
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For me, and for everyone in New York City and the world, the day of September 11 stands out from the rest of the year. And each year, I remember how back in 2001, just a month after the terrible events of that day had occurred, I was...Show More Summary
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“I’d rather be damned by my honesty, than caged by my lies.” – Omega Maverick We’re all aware of the importance of being honest in our dealings with others. This is an ethical principle that we’ve all been raised with and constantly encouraged to practice – and rightly so. Show More Summary
When I talk to people about the Four Tendencies, one issue that often comes up is, “Has your framework been scientifically validated?” People want to know about the research that supports the Four Tendencies. As I describe in my book...Show More Summary
Here’s more I learned from Philip Shepherd, and everything I learned from Sheva Carr at IEA 2017. And of course, we talk about racism. Some fabulous speakers on scene, A focus on practice: that’s keen. We’re still old and white, But there’s a lot we got right at IEA 2017! Part 1: Wholeness and sensing […]
Try This at Home: Create a place for things in transition. Having a system for things in transition helps a household or office to be more efficient, and also removes the visual clutter of having stuff out. The post Podcast 133: Create a Spot of Transition, Accountability for Introverts–and Is There a Correct Way to Load a Dishwasher appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.
On September 4th, the New York Times published an important opinion piece titled, “You’ll Never Be Famous — And That’s O.K.” It’s important. The article, written by Emily Esfahani Smith, author of The Power of Meaning should probably be required reading for everyone. So, before anything else, go read it: You’ll Never Be Famous — […]
I believe that it is important for scientists to popularize psychology. At the same time, I think that there are real dangers in popularizing science.
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