Category: Live The Good Life

Have Great Relationships

This Is How To Have Emotionally Intelligent Relationships: 4 Secrets From Research

We all have social situations where we consistently stumble. At certain times, or in certain contexts, often while under stress -- we blow it. And we just don’t know why. We lash out, cling, blame, or withdraw and it hurts our relationships. We try to be better… but then it happens…


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Be Happier

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day

"Third year of the pandemic" used to be a phrase reserved for science fiction novels. Maddeningly, COVID may be going from historical “event” to “era.” I don’t blame you if your optimism has stretch marks and you’re feeling phantom pain where your hope used to be. We’re all wishing life would…


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Live The Good Life

The Lazy Way To An Awesome Life: 4 Secrets Backed By Research

u can reach a point in life where you think, “I am never going to achieve what I thought I would.” Yeah, dark, but far from uncommon. You’re not where you expected to be. There’s a sense of needing to make up for lost time -- but it seems there’s less time than ever. Life has gone from feeling like an epic unfurling adventure to a sterile bureaucratic treadmill. Endless deadening responsibilities, but there’s no longer a narrative…


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Be Happier

This Is The Most Surprising Way To Make Your Life Awesome

What if you could be someone else? Not a totally different person. But what if you could be a better version of you? You 2.0. We’d all like to change something about ourselves. (The phrase “character defects” exists for a reason.) Being less stressed and more organized might be nice. But…


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Be A Great Negotiator

How To Be Resilient: 4 Steps To Happiness When Life Gets Hard

The pandemic still isn’t over. Life still isn’t back to normal. And that means a lot of us are still on edge. Frustrated. Disgruntled. At times, we’re downright angry. And that saps our resilience. Our ability to cope and live a good life. Dealing with anger is difficult because, frankly, we…


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Be Happier

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

The meeting was supposed to be boring. In 2019 a bunch of academics and think tank policy folks were gathered for what should have been an uneventful conference of long-winded PowerPoint and bad coffee. Sadly, it would not stay that dull and predictable… The presenter finishes his talk. A colleague comments…


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Live The Good Life

This Is The Most Fun Way To Make Your Life Awesome

“The internet is making smart people smarter and dumb people dumber.” That’s writer Kevin Drum. On the surface it would seem that the internet should be making us all smarter, right?. The world’s information is just a Google search away. But what happened when Carnegie Mellon researchers studied the effects of…


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Be More Productive

4 Things The Most Organized People Do Every Day

In 1930, famed economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that within a century nobody would work more than 15 hours a week… Yeah, I’m giggling too. He didn’t take into account that human desires just never level off. There’s always a shiny new thing to buy and always new Joneses to keep…


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