Happiness and Life Improvement

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A Gentler, Better Way to Change Minds

The Atlantic

The Most Successful People Are a Little Dissatisfied

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Choose Enjoyment Over Pleasure

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Online Jerks Are Offline Jerks

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Fitting In Is Overrated

The Atlantic

The Kind of Smarts You Don’t Find in Young People

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Why Success Can Feel So Bitter

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How to Grow Your Happiness Nest Egg

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Don’t Date Your Doppelgänger

The Atlantic

THE SATISFACTION TRAP

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The Atlantic

Your Professional Decline Is Coming (Much) Sooner Than You Think

“It’s not true that no one needs you anymore.” These words came from an elderly woman sitting behind me on a late-night flight from Los Angeles to…

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Harvard Business Review

AEI’s President on Measuring the Impact of Ideas

In the summer of 2008 I was happily working as a professor at Syracuse University when I received an unexpected phone call. For the previous…

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The New York Times

The Dalai Lama and Arthur Brooks: Behind our anxiety, the fear of being unneeded.

In many ways, there has never been a better time to be alive. Violence plagues some corners of the world, and too many still live…

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