Living Well

How to Feel Better

How to Feel Better

If you’ve been having a hard time lately, and you’re feeling stressed or unhappy, there are always things you can do to make yourself feel better. Author Kate Cutruzzula watched a series of TED Talks on happiness and fulfillment. Based on what she learned, she offers the following suggestions: Focus on the positive – If(…)

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Your Phone Makes It Harder for You to Think Clearly (Even When You’re Not Looking at It)

Your Phone Makes It Harder for You to Think Clearly (Even When You’re Not Looking at It)

I don’t own a smartphone. I’m guessing that there are only about ten other people in the world who don’t have one. (They probably live in super-remote areas or they’re too young to push the buttons.) I’ll probably have to cave in and get one eventually. But if I do, it looks like I’ll need(…)

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The Power of Color

The Power of Color

Can certain colors affect your mood and influence your behavior? Marketers, artists, and interior decorators certainly believe they can. But to be honest, there isn’t a lot of scientific evidence to support this idea. People tend to react to colors differently. (For instance, I’m a big fan of white walls, but I know that plenty(…)

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Learn From Your Dog

Learn From Your Dog

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article about the many things that cats can teach us. By following their furry lead, you can be both happier and more successful at work. Now I think it’s time to turn our attention to dogs. Dogs are the best! They’re loving, loyal bundles of joy. My parents’(…)

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