On my nightstand:  The Gratitude Diaries

In a good book the best is between the lines. –Swedish Proverb Here’s what I’m currently reading— My favorite books combine personal journey with research. I like reading about someone’s real-life story against the backdrop of science and study. One study after another has connected gratitude to higher levels of happiness and lower levels of […]

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3 ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays

The holidays are just around the corner. And for every Christmas carol playing on the radio, I hear someone complaining about crowds at the mall and stressing over finding the perfect gift. Don’t let this time of year wreak havoc on your serenity. Here are three ways to simplify—and really enjoy—the holidays. Don’t aim for […]

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