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Being told it’s ‘normal’ doesn’t help

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How recognizing our limits helps us forge new openings

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The popular psychological construct can propel you forward — but it can also set you way back

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It might take more than one conversation to make yourself understood

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Three life-changing lessons on exercise

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The science behind our obsession with all things infuriating, saddening, and terrifying

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If you spend hours looking for tricks, gimmicks, and automations, you might as well do the actual thing

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Years ago, I couldn’t talk to strangers. Here’s what it finally took to shed my anxiety.

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1. Respect for less makes room for only the things that make you happy

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What is Japanese genki?

Genki refers to good health, but it looks beyond human physiology and encompasses our energy, our vitality for life, and the spirit we project on others.

If you think reruns are a waste of time, you might want to think — or better yet, watch — again

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