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Are You Projecting?

It’s human nature to project our thoughts, feelings, and frustrations onto other people. Here’s a rule of thumb: You tend to admire other people for whatever you most admire in yourself. And you’re most likely to despise them for the things you don’t like about yourself. The next time you feel impressed by or annoyed with […]

Don’t Sell Yourself Short

The universe is estimated to be 13.8 billion years old. So it’s understandable if, as puny humans, we think of ourselves as relatively inconsequential. Our physical bodies are very small compared to the vastness of the universe. The Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist Frank Wilczek has a different perspective. He points out that each individual contains about 10 […]

Thriver or Striver?

We want the best for our kids. But wanting them to be good at everything can actually impede their intellectual growth—and introduce stress and anxiety into their lives. Children can become self-confident when they’re given the chance to solve their own problems. By overcoming obstacles without your help, they’ll have the power to tackle bigger […]

To Get Rich, Start Today

No excuses. To get rich, you must start today. The most common reason people give for not getting rich is their age. Young people worry about their lack of experience and capital. Older people worry about risking what they’ve already achieved, including their established reputations and security. Whatever stage of life you’re in, there will […]

Feel More Alive

As adults, it’s easy to lose touch with the value of the things we do just for enjoyment. There are shelves full of self-help books about how to monetize our hobbies and passions, but remember: engaging in an activity just for the love of doing it has incredible value of its own. There’s a misguided notion […]

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