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Forget self-help: we're programmed for change

Our brain plasticity makes us far more adaptable than we think we are<p>“This life,” wrote the French poet Charles Baudelaire more than a century ago, “is a hospital where each patient is possessed with the desire to change his bed.” No “How to Change Your Bed in Seven Days!” poem followed, alas. …

Greek Philosophy

I Stopped Complaining for 21 Days—Here's How It Changed My Life

We all do it, whether it's whining over how busy our schedules are or wailing about how crummy the kitchen looks. But here's some incentive to stop …

Everyone is deleting pronouns from the beginning of their sentences — here's why

<i>Hope all is well with you</i>, I write, conveniently erasing myself as the subject of the sentence.<p><i>Agree with Bob's critiques. Would love to read a post on this. Can do in an hour. Look forward to reading</i>.<p>Wherefore the shyness, the equivocation? Was I too busy to report for duty as a grammatical …

These 4 rituals will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about "10,000 hours" being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

3 Habits of Remarkably Likable Leaders

When these three forces of nature happen, it's like catching lightning in a bottle: legacies are made, careers advance, and companies flourish.<p>Ever been placed in a situation where you were really put to the test? Perhaps it was a defining moment for your personal life or professional career?<p>Many …

Leadership

A UPenn psychologist says 'grit' is key to success in life — here's how to become a grittier person

Your agreement or disagreement with 10 statements, including "I often set a goal but later choose to pursue a different one" and "I have overcome setbacks to conquer an important challenge," produces a total grit score, which reveals how much passion and perseverance you typically display. (You can …

The To-Do List for When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s just say …

Time Management