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11 Lessons Learned in My 11 Years of Fatherhood

You still hear it, although -- thank goodness -- not nearly as often.<p>"I'm on daddy daycare duty tonight." Or, "My wife is out of town, so I have to babysit my kids."<p>As dads, we're never called to provide care for our kids like a daycare would, or babysit them. We're called to parent them. We're …

The next design trend is one that eliminates all choices

In 2004, psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote <i>The</i> <i>Paradox of Choice,</i> a compelling manifesto <i></i>that outlined the paralysis and dissatisfaction one feels when presented with too many choices. A decade later, Aaron Shapiro, the CEO of the global digital design agency Huge, has evolved Schwartz’s observations …

The Father of Positive Psychology and His Two Theories of Happiness

What can we learn from the "father" of positive psychology's two theories of happiness? Don't chase pleasure or positive emotions. You don't have to be sunny all the time in order to flourish. Instead, pursue flow states, and serve something bigger than yourself.<p>Martin Seligman is a larger than …

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4 Things That Kill Sleep and Productivity

Fortunately, they're all easy to fix.<p>It is a well-known fact that a good night's rest can boost your energy levels, and therefore your productivity. However, how many of us actually get the recommended eight hours of restful sleep? Our lives are too busy and we try to pack too much into our day; as …