America the Lonely

America the Lonely

Self-improvement In an age of unprecedented access to others, we feel most alone. At least, this is what the data indicates. Take a survey just released by Cigna of more than 20,000 U.S. adults. It found that nearly half of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone or left...
by May 2, 2018
Thinking Yourself Unfit

Thinking Yourself Unfit

Fitness If two people exercise the same amount but one person perceives themselves as less fit, does it matter? A few years ago, I’d probably have said no. But science is beginning to reveal some interesting links between our mindset and health. In particular, that one’s...
by Apr 12, 2018
When No Easy Solution Exists

When No Easy Solution Exists

Self-improvement Sometimes there is no easy answer. I’d like to tell you otherwise, that if we just shut our eyes and hold our breath long enough that all the dissonant and uncomfortable sensations and situations in our lives will dissipate, that the cloudy particles will dissolve...
by Jan 25, 2018
Don’t Kick Down Your Glass

Don’t Kick Down Your Glass

Self-improvement There is always that moment. The one that comes when we’re on the brink of stepping up, expanding outward, moving off that plateau that’s grounded us for far too long. It’s that moment we wait for and dream about, but oftentimes once it comes something odd happens. We...
by Jan 4, 2018

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