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Are the Best Things in Life Free?

“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” This was (and is) one of my father’s favorite phrases. He was usually right. This adage helped me to balance my signature strength of curiosity with a healthy skepticism (the strength of judgment) and caution (the strength of prudence). But, let me offer you a rare exception in which this phrase does not apply... Read More

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Ryan M. Niemiec, Psy.D., is the education director at the VIA Institute on Character.

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