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via Psychology Today by Cortney S Warren KEY POINTS Happiness is not a trait. It's an emotion that fluctuates over time.Feeling happy it is the result of creating a fulfilling life.To feel happier, it's best to be grateful, build social connections, think positively, and create meaning...

via the Imperfectionist by Oliver Burkeman Whenever I’m stuck in a rut, work-wise, I invariably find my way back to a 2010 blogpost by the meditation teacher Susan Piver entitled ‘Getting Stuff Done By Not Being Mean To Yourself.’ It recounts a personal experiment in which Piver set...

via Eric Barker Whether it’s UFOs or Jeff Bezos or Elon Musk, we’re hearing a lot about space travel these days. But they seem to gloss over one thing: a lot about spaceflight sucks. Send me an angry email if you like but it’s undeniable. Being isolated...

via Fast Company by Heather R Young How many digital notifications do you receive throughout the day? Every device bombards users with alerts for emails, text messages, social media sites, and workplace communication apps such as Slack. Unsurprisingly, one writer discovered that they were much more...

via Forbes by Tracy Brower You’ve always known cultivating your creativity is good for problem solving, motivation and career growth, but research also suggests when you express your creativity, you’ll experience greater wellbeing and happiness. And who doesn’t want more of that? For some, creativity may seem...

via Thrive Global by Pooja Motti As an investment banker in the early 2000’s, when the clock rolled around to 5pm, my day was just getting started. While the senior MD’s were checking their watches to see what express trains could get them home at...

via Entrepreneur by Aditi Ramchandani We all know self-care should be a priority. But most of us don’t have the time to make it a priority. Here is something that you probably didn’t know: The busier you are, the greater self-care you need. Doctors like Dr....

via Thrive Global by Marina Khidekel Stress is inevitable, but we can prevent it from becoming cumulative. Research shows that in just 60 to 90 seconds, it’s possible to course correct from stress and reset our bodies and minds. So when you’re having a particularly...

via the Next Big Idea Club by Leidy Klotz Leidy Klotz is a Professor at the University of Virginia, where he teaches engineering, architecture, and business. His primary research interest is the science of design. He has written more than 80 articles and two books, and...