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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Cultivating a World Class State of Mind

You, yes, you reading this! You are unique, you are special and within you is greatness. You may or may not have accessed it but I assure you it is there. There is something at which you can excel: – talent – or ability – or skill – or aptitude – or knack You can […]

Decision Fatigue: How to Be Your Best Self Always

Deciding is mental work and has a mental cost. Just as physical labor tires us, so too does mental labor. The product of a rapidly-emerging field of research, the concept of decision fatigue explains many dubious choices we make. More importantly, it offers solutions and techniques to improve our decision making. “No matter how rational […]

“The Happiness Equation”

Nick Powdthavee is an economist at England’s University of York. “The Happiness Equation” (247 pages) is his attempt to expound on the latest research on happiness. Here is the CliffsNotes version: – Personality: Massively important – Friends and Family: Important – Money: Not so important Beware the “Focusing Illusion”: When asked about something (new job, […]

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