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Why Time Affluence Matters, and 10 Ways to Boost Yours

People seem to think that material affluence is a consistent predictor of wellbeing, but it’s not. Once you have enough money to satisfy your basic needs, additional money does not provide additional happiness. However, there is another type of affluence that predicts psychological wellbeing much more accurately: time affluence. In the book Happier, Tal Ben-Shahar, the instructor of a popular positive …Continue reading →

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Beat Insomnia with 14 Proven Techniques

Insomnia is estimated to affect more than half the adult U.S. population. In my anxiety article, I discussed my own struggles falling asleep. And if you keep reading this article, you’ll discover all my insomnia busting techniques – everything I know to help you get a good night’s sleep, no matter what type of anxiety you’re dealing with.

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8 Ways to Increase Your Personal Signal to Noise Ratio.

Sometimes it seems the whole world is trying to fill our lives with garbage: junk mail, telemarketing, people begging for favors with no intention of reciprocating, and mindless solicitations of all kinds.

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11 Causes and Cures for Procrastination

I wanted to write an article on procrastination, but kept putting it off. The irony is obvious, but what’s not obvious is why I put it off. So I’ll tell you why — because my life (like yours) is jammed full of responsibilities.


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