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Close your eyes and take 30 seconds to think about what makes you happy about your work.  What types of things came to mind?  Is it simply your job duties that you enjoy, is it your coworkers, or are there additional factors?  Are there things...

Think positive. No week ever started off well by being a Debbie Downer.  Be positive and you’ll be amazed how much better of a mood you’ll find yourself in. Tackle your inbox. Delete junk emails.  Reply to any unanswered emails.  Make it a goal to get your inbox down to...

Friendship may sometimes feel complicated, but it turns out that recognizing your true friends can be surprisingly simple. There are some fundamental elements that every close bond shares: To call someone a friend, the relationship must be long-lasting, it must be positive, and it must involve...

Until we get to know someone, our brain relies on snap judgements to try to categorize the person, predict what they will do, and anticipate how we should react. You may have heard that you only have a few seconds to make a first impression,...

It is something of a cliché among runners, how the activity never fails to clear your head. Does some creative block have you feeling stuck? Go for a run. Are you deliberating between one of two potentially life-altering decisions? Go for a run. Are you feeling...

Know how to spot one? Whether it’s a romantic partner, co-worker, in-law, or just someone you are in frequent contact with who always expresses the yin to your yang, the chronically disputatious person can be annoying, to say the least. People are bound to disagree with...

Look at yourself. Who do you see? Superhero, muscles bulging, cape flying—ready to conquer the world? No? If you don’t believe you can conquer the world, then there’s no way you ever will. Related: It Takes a Positive Attitude to Achieve Positive Results You might not be...

Being helpful is a nice thing and all, but it’s also exhausting — so much so, in fact, that research has shown that offering to help your co-workers too frequently can actually make you worse at your job. Even just being on the receiving end...

To live a life of high achievement, you must fully believe in yourself and your ability. Find me an extremely successful person who doesn’t greatly believe in themselves. It’s not going to happen. Steve Jobs, Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael Jordan, Elon Musk and Mark Cuban are just...

In 2007, writer Jen A. Miller went through a terrible breakup. (Her ex’s parting words: “I’ll keep you in the top eight of my Myspace friends.”) Soon afterward, her grandfather died. Soon after that, she bought a house and signed the paperwork just months before the...

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