Why are Americans still hitting their kids?
Robin Berman, MD
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Emily Deans, M.D.
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It’s easy to become dispirited by trivial things when a major goal is looming far off on the horizon.
Nothing grabs our attention better than surprise. Ads do this by interrupting expected patterns.
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Words of Wisdom
What does it take to cultivate wisdom?
Below, some wise dictums and a more enlightened perspective on wisdom itself.
Words of Wisdom
How to Think Like a Wise Person
Age and intelligence don't always bring better judgment; this does.
Clouds and Silver Linings
The unexpected benefits of life's difficulties, setbacks, and imperfections.
Wisdom and the Search for Happiness
Wisdom is "better than gold".
Sticking to Your Path When the Way Looks "Closed"
Sometimes your way looks blocked - and it's nothing more than an illusion.
Apologies, Forgiveness, and Serenity: a Day of Atonement
We ask for forgiveness so others can heal, and in doing so, we heal ourselves.
Wise Words From Fellow Introverts
Wisdom drawn from comments posted in The Introverts Corner.
How to Solve Problems Like an Expert
It's not so much what you know as how easily you can retrieve what you know.
When "Honesty" is the Worst Policy
The seductive dangers of confession
The Upside of Negative Emotions
Why feeling fully leads to a better life
Age Ain’t Nothing But a Number (Sometimes)
Forget about your age: Just do it!
Make Your Self-Talk Work for You
Learn from the pros how to use constructive, not dysfunctional, self-talk
The Best of Single Life: Lessons from More than a Decade of Study and a Lifetime of Experience
Living single, deliberately, can be identity-defining and life-changing
More Than Words: Five Ways to Unleash the Power of Symbols
How can we amplify those profound experiences that can't be captured in words?
Six Ideas for Conquering Anxiety and Quixotic Happiness
How an Emmy Award winning producer promotes happiness
The Best Kept Secret to Happiness: Compassion
How compassion is the best kept secret to being happy, healthy, wealthy and wise
Wisdom About Life From a US Prison Guard
Even you may be only one bad decision away from jail. Would you benefit?
The Wisest Quotes on Wisdom
Wisdom, like fine wine, takes time to age.
Zen and the Art of Embracing Rejection
What's so good about negative feedback?
Life Is Tough but Freedom Is Possible
Cultivating wisdom leads to the freedom that comes from accepting life as it is.
The Word-Wise Spiral
To think more wisely, cultivate your word power.
Consulting with Your Wisest Self
Your wisest self: how to find it. It's there.
Do Only Fools Rush In?
The myth about the incompatibility of love and wisdom
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