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Carolyn Gregoire
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Carolyn Gregoire is a features editor at the Huffington Post. She has spoken at TEDx and the Harvard Public Health Forum, and appeared on MSNBC, The TODAY Show, The History Channel and HuffPost Live. She is the author of a forthcoming book on the science of creativity, with Scott Barry Kaufman, to be published by Penguin Books in Fall 2015.
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The World's Prettiest Places Without Internet Access

(19) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 8:50 AM

It's hard to deny the impact that constant digital distractions and 24/7 connectivity have had on our stress levels: Heavy technology use has been linked with increased stress, anxiety and depression among young adults, and it may be contributing to higher-than-ever work-related stress levels among adults....

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7 raisons pour lesquelles la solitude est bénéfique

(1) Comments | Posted July 31, 2014 | 12:42 PM

Malgré les à priori négatifs de notre société envers la solitude et les traits de personnalité introvertis, nous sommes nombreux à aimer notre solitude -- et les personnes concernées connaîtraient des bénéfices cognitifs tels qu'une meilleure creativity and concentration. Certaines études ont aussi suggéré...

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Como causar uma primeira impressão perfeita (de acordo com a ciência)

(0) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 10:51 AM

Dá pra realmente julgar um livro pela capa? Quando se trata de fazer julgamentos instantâneos sobre os outros, pelo jeito, somos bastante bons no assunto.

Todos ouvimos a máxima “você só causa a primeira impressão uma vez”. É verdade – e essas impressões podem ser mais fortes...

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Comment faire une bonne première impression (selon la science)

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2014 | 11:05 AM

VIE DE BUREAU - Peut-on vraiment juger un livre à sa couverture? Quand on juge les autres sur une première impression, c’est exactement ce que l’on fait. Nous avons tous entendu le cliché: "Vous n'aurez jamais une deuxième chance de faire une bonne première impression." C’est la vérité...

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Comment faire une bonne première impression (selon la science)

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2014 | 9:46 AM

Peut-on vraiment juger un livre à sa couverture? Quand on juge les autres sur une première impression, c’est exactement ce que l’on fait. Nous avons tous entendu le cliché: "Vous n'aurez jamais une deuxième chance de faire une bonne première impression." C’est la vérité et une première impression...

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How To Make The Perfect First Impression (According To Science)

(39) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 8:27 AM

Can we really judge a book by its cover? When it comes to making snap judgments about others, it turns out, we may be pretty good at doing just that.

We've all heard the truism, "You only make one first impression." It's true -- and these impressions may be...

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Want To Be Less Stressed And More Creative? Make Time For A Hobby

(5) Comments | Posted May 29, 2014 | 10:04 AM

Children naturally love to play and explore and use their imaginations -- but as adults, we often get so sucked into work and the demands of daily life that hobbies and creative outlets completely fall by the wayside. When you ask the average working adult what their hobbies are, there's...

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Die Psychologie der Liebe, die ein Leben lang hält

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2014 | 5:05 PM

Der Dreiklang einer romantischen Beziehung - intensive Liebe , das sexuelle Verlangen und langfristige Bindung - scheint schwer zu erreichen. Aber er ist nicht so ungewöhnlich oder unerreichbar, wie wir häufig denken.

"Wir sind geboren, um zu lieben", schreibt die Antropologin und Autorin des Buchs „Why We...

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Why Children Need Mindfulness Just As Much As Adults Do

(22) Comments | Posted May 22, 2014 | 3:33 PM

In the growing conversation around mindfulness, we're constantly hearing about meditation in the workplace and tech CEOs who swear by the practice. But less attention is being paid to the quietly growing movement for mindfulness in the family, and the use of meditation to optimize the health, well-being and happiness...

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The Psychology Of Loves That Last A Lifetime

(58) Comments | Posted May 21, 2014 | 7:17 AM

The trifecta of a romantic relationship -- intense love, sexual desire and long-term attachment -- can seem elusive, but it may not be as uncommon or unattainable in marriages as we've been conditioned to think.

"We are born to love," writes anthropologist and author of Why We...

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This Writer Who Died Tragically Young Could Have Become The Voice Of Her Generation

(30) Comments | Posted May 19, 2014 | 12:48 PM

"We don’t have a word for the opposite of loneliness, but if we did, I could say that’s what I want in life."

The striking phrase that began Marina Keegan's final essay for the Yale Daily News spread like wildfire across the Internet in the wake of Keegan's tragic...

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Bureau idéal : voici les clés pour créer un environnement de travail le plus favorable possible

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2014 | 6:49 AM

L'espace de travail moyen échoue à presque tous les chapitres en ce qui a trait à la productivité et au bien-être des employés qui y travaillent. Mais alors, de quoi aurait l'air l'environnement de travail idéal? Voici ce que pensent la science et les designers au sujet de l'espace de...

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This Ancient Philosophy Is What We Desperately Need In Our Modern Lives

(22) Comments | Posted May 16, 2014 | 11:33 AM

We live in a world that is, in many ways, more predictable and under our own control than it has ever been before. We can predict the weather, find information on any subject almost instantaneously, have almost any material item delivered to our door within 24 hours with the click...

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How To Think Like A Writer

(29) Comments | Posted May 15, 2014 | 5:36 PM

Writing isn't easy. In fact, it can be painfully difficult. Why? Because it's thinking, but on paper. "To write well is to think clearly. That's why it's so hard," said Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author David McCullough.

Many great writers, including Joan Didion and Don DeLillo, have...

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What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About Compassion

(22) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 2:21 PM

Mounting evidence of the impact of contemplative practices like meditation (which we now know can, quite literally, rewire the brain) are finally bringing modern science up to speed with ancient wisdom.

Mindfulness and compassion -- the practices of cultivating a focused awareness on the present moment, and...

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13 coisas que as pessoas conscientemente mais atentas fazem de modo diferente

(1) Comments | Posted May 12, 2014 | 11:59 AM

Pode ter começado como uma tendência entre empresas de tecnologia do Vale do Silício, mas a atenção consciente (mindfulness) parece ter chegado para ficar.

2014 já foi descrito como “o ano do viver de maneira mais atenciosa”, e nos últimos meses o esforço...

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Work-Related Smartphone Use Tied To High Stress Levels, Study Finds

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 2:48 PM

Your after-hours work emailing habit may seem innocent enough (and it might even be mandatory for your job), but it could be taking a significant toll on your stress levels, according to new research.

A Gallup poll this month found that heavier smartphone users experience more stress,...

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9 Things You Should Know About Americans' Sleep Habits

(8) Comments | Posted May 9, 2014 | 10:16 AM

It's no secret that here at the Huffington Post, we're obsessed with sleep. HuffPost president and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington has called herself a "sleep evangelist," our New York office features two nap rooms, and we have an entire page dedicated to sleep news, tips and advice....

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This Is The Ideal Office, According To Science And Design (INFOGRAPHIC)

(14) Comments | Posted May 7, 2014 | 8:31 AM

It's safe to say that the American workplace is in desperate need of a facelift.

Infographic by Jan Diehm for The Huffington Post.

Research shows that open offices aren't good for employee productivity or well-being, and they're not good for corporate bottom lines...

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A Complete Guide To This Year's Commencement Speakers To Watch Out For

(1) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 3:10 PM

'Tis the season of final exams, caps and gowns, and pomp and circumstance. Around the country, the graduating class of 2014 will be ushered into the adult world by those who have left their mark on it. This year's lineup includes heads of state, professional athletes, activists and humanitarians, and...

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