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Fiction for Life: Things I Learned from Watching Sci-Fi

The thought of meeting someone who had just returned from New York excites me. Eleven years is long enough so you bet I was ready for a story-telling marathon. I stepped into his living room and I was completely stunned … r

6 Habits That Will Make You Grittier and Put an End to Being a Quitter

Grit remains abstract to scientists, making it difficult to measure still. Some say it’s the burning passion people have for the long-term goals set before them. Others say that’s how they were raised. Those contentions are actually true but if … r

The Hidden Power of Smiling

Between everyday stresses, busy schedules, and the many responsibilities you undoubtedly have on your plate, it can be easy to get into a rut of negative thoughts and self-defeating behavior. What you might not know is that you have a … r

6 Amazing Ways to Invest in Yourself (and Make it Your Best Investment)

I came across this phrase as I was scrolling through Twitter, “if you want to invest in something with minimum risk and a guaranteed big return, invest in yourself” Investing in yourself is one of the best returns on investments … r

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5 Steps to Change a Habit for a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle

We all know what it’s like to be a creature of habit. Even if it’s subconsciously so, we surely take comfort out of the little rituals we habitually do; Netflix before bedtime; double espresso on our way to work; a jog … r

9 Things Truly Confident People Just Don’t Do

Building your confidence is all about adopting great habits; truly confident people understand that. Below are nine habits that you need to give up if you want to reap the tremendous rewards that come from confident living. 9 Habits that … r