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Five Selfish Reasons to Do Good

Have you ever noticed that people who engage in volunteer work seem super happy - maybe even obnoxiously so? Well, according to science, they actually do have plenty to smile about. Doing a good deed helps not only the beneficiary, but…

3 Steps to Form a New Habit

Despite how hard won some personal habits feel, it can be surprisingly easy to acquire new ones. First, let’s define “habit” as a behavior pattern established by frequent repetition that shows up regularly and, often, involuntarily.  We…

8 True Traits of a Strong Mom

We’re not talking “Tiger Mom” here, where intense focus is directed at excellence in child performance. Rather, what signs indicate maternal prowess that is, simply put, strong? Buy an “Intelligence is sexy” t-shirt! I confess to bias.…

4 Ways to Empower Your Beliefs

Our beliefs are habits of mind, our acceptance that a statement is true or something exists. We feel trust in something or someone as a result of our beliefs. Actually, the same brain laws apply to our formation of beliefs as when we learn…

The Top 10 Traits That Make You Likable

Monday morning you’re at work, eager to share weekend news. You’re on the lookout for a certain coworker because,  “She’s just so easy to talk with, “ or, “It’s always great when he’s around”. Maybe friends are looking for you, for the…

NO! Bad Human! Don’t Hug That Dog!

It seems like there’s always some new weird pet adventure or problem being explored on the Internet. Stories of late have featured people scaring cats with cucumbers and carrying them in specially-designed backpacks (only one of these…

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