Training yourself to find the bright side of any situation seems like a wise and noble pursuit. There are myriad strategies for developing this skill to cope with breakups, family illnesses, job losses,
Money If you're like the average American, then you're expecting to spend around $752 on Christmas gifts this year, according to Gallup. And there's a good chance some of that will be spent on toys and
There's no doubt that Albert Einstein was a pretty smart cookie -- he changed the world forever with his theory of relativity. But Einstein didn't just figure things out for his own benefit. He was a who
If at some point in 2016 you’ve noticed the overwhelming number of musicians who’ve come forward with their personal stories of mental health, you’re not the only one. The past 12 months alone have seen
Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized
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I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way or the other. It's hard to
I've been waiting in the hotel lobby for two minutes. My temper begins to rise as I think, How inconsiderate of them to waste my time! But I catch myself. I was about to tell myself a victim story, and
Link building in 2016 should be focused on “pulling” readers in: writing excellent blog posts that naturally accumulate links. Links remain the primary way that Google understands the importance of your
I'm like, a dozen years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy.
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