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6 Ways to Express Anger Effectively


The Challenge: Fear of confrontation prevents many of us from setting boundaries and leads to passive-aggression The Science: Research shows that passive-aggressive communication styles drive others…

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The Hidden Ingredient to Connecting With Others


The Challenge: With so many flashy distractions, connecting with others is increasingly difficult The Science: Research shows that exposure to nature strengthens our tendency for cooperation The Solution: Quality time in nature…

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6 Pieces of Bad Advice We Give To Kids


The Challenge: While well-intentioned, advice we give our kids often has a negative impact The Science: Studies show that typical parental advice increases kids’ stress and unhappiness The…