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via Tiny Buddha by Maddison Sonnier “We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.” ~Lori Deschene Sometimes I am really terrible to myself and relentlessly compare myself to other people, no matter how many times I read or hear about how good enough...

via Forbes by David Nikel According to UN data, the average life expectancy for someone born today in the United States stands at 79.1 years. Scandinavian countries Sweden (83.3), Norway (82.9) and Denmark (81.4) all rank higher, as do Nordic nations Iceland (83.5) and Finland (82.5). There...

via Inc.com by Kelly Richardson Thanks to the internet and recent technology, you can get almost anything at the touch of a button (or smartphone). The concept of delayed gratification has become outdated. Instead, we are living in a world of instant gratification and near-constant stimulation. For that...

via Forbes by Elizabeth Fernandez What makes us happy in a romantic relationship? The question might seem too complex to answer, too varied couple to couple. But a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences attempts to answer just that - using machine learning.  Previous studies on...

via Inc.com by Jessica Stillman Back when there were approximately 57 people running to be the Democratic nominee for president, entrepreneur turned candidate Andrew Yang distinguished himself from the crowded field by pushing the idea of universal basic income. Free money from the government has obvious political upsides,...

via Inc.com by Bill Murphy Think about the people you know who always seem to get what they want. Are they self-centered? Are they their own best advocates? When you think of their success, do you feel happy for them? Do you admire them? If you don't, let's assume for our purposes...

via The Greater Good by Elizabeth Hopper Feeling grateful can bring us a variety of benefits, including better mental and physical health and improved relationships. We tend to think of gratitude as an emotion we experience when things are going well, one that is closely associated with...

via Medium by Benjamin Hardy specially in a time of social unrest, widespread unemployment, and a global pandemic, the advice to “stay hopeful!” might make you groan. But in getting through hard times, hope may be more powerful than we realize. In his book Making Hope Happen, the...

via Psychology Today by Christopher Bergland A psychological intervention called "ENHANCE"—which is a comprehensive 12-week program designed to boost subjective well-being (SWB) and promote sustainable happiness—may have a positive effect on self-reported physical health, according to a new study. This paper (Kushlev et al., 2020) was published on...