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Flossing.

Few like doing it.

Except for people like this one dental hygienist I had who kept showing me how strong her gums were. “That’s what flossing can do.” It was kind of weird. 1,018 more words

The New 1%

Suggested Song: Giving it all Away, The Frames
Suggested Drink: Cherry Coke (rumored to be Warren Buffet’s favorite tipple)

A 1% club sounds elite. The egoist within would rather be part of an exclusive 1% than the common 99% in most cases, but in fact this term has a acquired a pejorative distinction of late, tainting those in its ranks with an Antoinettian hue. 1,089 more words

Essays

How to Cultivate Optimism to Achieve your Goals

Do you need help realising your goals? Are you continuously setting goals and never quite managing to achieve them? Or do you find the process of working towards goals frustrating? 1,214 more words

Lead And Manage People

The Search for Happiness

I’m reading Sonja Lyubomirsky’s The How of Happiness for a class. The book reviews the literature, science, and research around how happiness works.

Sounds like a pleasant topic, doesn’t it? 579 more words

Mundane Magic: A Quick and Easy Happiness Ritual

If you’re like me, reading those words “quick and easy” probably awoke your skeptical self.  Perhaps you’re thinking this sounds too good to be true — but in this case, it isn’t.  1,192 more words

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