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How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation

We all have to have difficult conversations. And they’d be easier if you knew how to be persuasive. Whether it’s dealing with family members, buying a car or negotiating a raise, persuasion is always a useful skill. 2,835 more words

This Is How to Increase Grit, According to Research

Ever feel like you just wanna give up on something? How can you develop the inner strength necessary to achieve your long term goals?

Turns out that grit — the perseverance that keeps us going — is a lot more important than you might think. 2,411 more words

What are you celebrating?

Interested in a FUN way to strengthen your relationships, including your marriage?

Through an extensive review of studies on productivity and relationships, blogger Eric Barker… 530 more words

Marriage

10 more Blogs on Positive Psychology and adjacent You Need to Know

A while ago, I posted a list of 10 blogs on Positive Psychology and adjacent I frequently visit. Back then, I already said it was hard to limit the selection to only 10 sites. 505 more words

Positive Psychology Insights

Neuroscience Discovers 5 Things That Will Make You Happy

Eric Barker’s Barking Up The Wrong Tree blog is a wonder of knowledge. This essay about doing things that make you happy is short, snappy, to the point, and very useful. 49 more words

Healthy Living

#317: Mindfulness - to a happy mind

Here’s how to be more mindful and happy:

  • Watch Your Mind For 5 Minutes: Yeah, it’s often a crazy mess of thoughts you take wayyyy too seriously.
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