Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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Hustle and Hack Your Way to Happiness
Anna Akbari Ph.D.
We might not all become homesteaders—but is it such a bad goal?
If socialization is central to health, how are we to stay healthy when social distancing is not just the stuff of screen-addicts, but a nationwide mandate?
How to reclaim—and maybe even love—Valentine’s Day.
Setting an intention for the new decade.
Part 2: It is in conscious retreat and our eventual return that we recover what we have lost through the unyielding experience of everyday life.
It is in conscious retreat and our eventual return that we recover what we have lost through the unyielding experience of everyday life.
Part 2: We can all do better at building and maintaining active friendships.
Part 1: We can all do better at building and maintaining active friendships.
A two-part formula for finding and living your purpose.
Ever wish there were more than one of you? Yeah, that’s not happening. We’re stuck with only one body and one mind.
Are you tired of only hearing "I'm soooo busy!" from everyone you know–and yourself?
Why all-the-time moderation is overrated.
Do you fear alone time? It may be just the thing you need.
Ever thought a letter could do so much good? It can.
If you think layovers are wasted time, think again.
Why are new adult friendships so hard to make? And what's the magic formula for making and keeping the best ones?
Forget the popularity contest. Here's how embracing unpopularity can actually benefit you.
You don't have to go on vacation to create your own sense of adventure.
And what you can do about it.
A few simple shifts can totally change your mindset.
If having free time gives you anxiety, read this first.
Put an end to ghosting in your professional and personal life.
When is the last time you were truly in just one place and not on-call to the rest of the world?
Have you been berated by a stranger? Do you snap when things don't go your way? Here's why restoring civility to everyday life is crucial for mental sanity and social functioning.
Do your New Year's resolutions fall to the wayside after January? Here's an approach that actually works.
Anna Akbari, Ph.D., is a sociologist, writer, and entrepreneur. She is the author of Startup Your Life: Hustle and Hack Your Way To Happiness.