On my nightstand: Hardwiring happiness

In a good book the best is between the lines. –Swedish Proverb Here’s what I’m currently reading— Did you know our brains have a built-in negativity bias that makes us worried, irritated and stressed? To help our ancestors survive, the brain evolved this negativity bias that makes it less adept at learning from positive experiences but […]

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Longing for the simple life

A friend recently said, Sometimes I dream of having a simple life. When I asked what a simpler life would look like, painting the picture didn’t come easy for her. She was largely at a loss for words to define “a simple life”. Which left me wondering: What does it mean to long for something […]

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