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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 and The TODAY Show. She graduated from McGill University in Montreal, where she studied philosophy and English literature.
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David Foster Wallace On The Key To Living A Compassionate Life

(23) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 12:05 PM

David Foster Wallace, widely considered one of the most brilliant writers of his generation, wrote prolifically about an incredibly wide spectrum of human experience. In novels, stories, essays, and magazine articles, he won legions of fans, established deep connections with readers and established a reputation as a towering intellect. But...

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A influência que o dinheiro exerce sobre o nosso pensamento e comportamento

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 10:50 AM

O termo affluenza - uma contração de afluência e influenza, definida como uma “condição dolorosa e contagiosa de sobrecarga, dívida, ansiedade e desperdício, resultante da busca incessante por mais” – costuma ser considerado meramente uma palavra da moda, criada para expressar nosso desdém pelo consumismo. Apesar de usado em tom...

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Culpa: saiba mais sobre este sentimento que está te colocando para baixo

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 10:50 AM

Sigmund Freud, o pai da psicologia moderna, era obcecado pelo sentimento de culpa. Na visão psicológica dele, essa emoção dolorosa (uma tensão entre o superego, ou consciência, e o ego) exercia um papel crítico no surgimento da depressão e era um obstáculo poderoso à busca da felicidade.

"O preço que...

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The Great Instagram Outage Of 2014, Explained

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 2:30 PM

The Instapocalypse arrived this weekend when Instagram, the mobile photo-sharing platform, shut down, much to the confusion and distress of its millions of devoted users. Around 1:30pm on Saturday, the app and website crashed worldwide (cruelly, during peak brunch time) due to a "feed delivery issue" that also caused some...

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It's Time To Revisit The Cornerstone Of Steve Jobs's Legacy (Hint: It's Not Your iPhone)

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 12:14 PM

Nine years and 19 million YouTube views later, Steve Jobs's commencement address to Stanford University's graduating class of 2005 has achieved iconic status.

Jobs, the Apple visionary who died in 2011 at age 56, delivered a speech that resonated far beyond the Stanford audience, with a masterful mix...

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9 hábitos das pessoas mentalmente fortes que podem te ajudar a enfrentar qualquer dificuldade

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 10:39 AM

Em 1914, o laboratório de Thomas Edison foi destruído num incêndio, e anos de trabalho foram perdidos. Isso poderia facilmente ser descrito como a pior coisa a ter acontecido a Edison, mas em vez disso o inventor decidiu encarar o incidente como uma oportunidade de reexaminar e reconstruir muito de...

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These Countries Are So Much Better Than America When It Comes To Work-Life Balance

(13) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 11:01 AM

It's official, France wins. The European country has inspired the envy of the rest of the working world by enacting a new labour deal that encourages an estimated 250,000 employees in the tech and consulting sectors to disconnect from work emails and calls after-hours.

While America is...

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7 lições de vida que as palavras não conseguem descrever (pelo menos não em todas as línguas)

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 2:22 PM

O filósofo Ludwig Wittgenstein disse certa vez¨ “Os limites de minha língua são os limites de meu mundo”.

A ciência confirma: a língua molda nossa realidade, sim. Podemos não ter consciência de que como ela afeta nossos processos mentais, mas ela exerce um papel enorme e ainda...

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Here's Scientific Proof That Life Gets Better As You Get Older

(49) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 8:43 AM

In the game of life, is it all downhill as young adulthood turns into maturity? Our culture of youth obsession and celebration of the college years and 20s as the golden years of one's life has led many of us to believe that our happiness declines as we age. Some...

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Hafez Nazeri Is Bringing Rumi's Words To Life (And Fighting For World Peace)

(19) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 3:10 PM

For nearly 800 years, the mystical Sufi poet Rumi's profound and empowering wisdom has inspired countless seekers, both within the Sufi tradition and beyond, with his timeless message of peace, personal transformation and inner wisdom. Following Rumi's timeless words and his own love of the mystical poet, the Iranian composer,...

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10 coisas que as pessoas intuitivas fazem de maneira diferente

(0) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 11:04 AM

A intuição é difícil de definir, mas exerce um papel enorme em nosso cotidiano. Steve Jobs, por exemplo, disse que ela é “mais poderosa que o intelecto”. Mas não importa como a articulamos, todos nós sabemos intuitivamente o que ela é.

Praticamente todo o mundo já teve um sentimento visceral...

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This Harvard-Educated Monk Is Reintroducing Buddhism To The Western World

(11) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM

Hwansan Sunim had a pretty typical suburban American childhood. Born to Korean-American parents in Westchester County, N.Y., he grew up in Irvington, an idyllic small town on the Hudson River.

Though Sunim strived to be a model student for his parents and get accepted to a good college, he...

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Diese 10 Dinge machen intuitive Menschen anders

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2014 | 3:29 PM

Intuition ist schwer zu definieren, obwohl sie in unserem täglichen Leben eine riesige Rolle spielt. Steve Jobs sagte einmal, sie sei „mächtiger als der Verstand“. Aber egal, ob wir sie in Worte fassen können, wissen wir alle – nun gut – intuitiv, was das ist.

So gut wie jeder hatte...

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10 choses que les personnes intuitives font différemment des autres

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 1:52 PM

L'intuition est difficile à définir, en dépit du rôle primordial qu'elle joue dans la vie de tous les jours. Steve Jobs, pour ne citer que lui, disait que l'intuition est "plus puissante que l'intellect." Mais quelque soit la façon dont on la définit, nous savons tous, intuitivement, ce...

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10 choses que les personnes intuitives font différemment des autres

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM

PSYCHO - L'intuition est difficile à définir, en dépit du rôle primordial qu'elle joue dans la vie de tous les jours. Steve Jobs, pour ne citer que lui, disait que l'intuition est "plus puissante que l'intellect." Mais quelque soit la façon dont on la définit, nous savons tous,...

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How Happiness Became A Cultural Obsession

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 7:41 AM

Rain was pouring down in New York City as Gretchen Rubin hopped on a city bus and settled in for a long ride, taking the opportunity to enjoy a moment of reflection. Rubin pondered, "What do I want from life, anyway?" Of course, she decided, she wanted to be happy.

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10 Things Highly Intuitive People Do Differently

(161) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 8:18 AM

Intuition is challenging to define, despite the huge role it plays in our everyday lives. Steve Jobs called it, for instance, "more powerful than intellect." But however we put it into words, we all, well, intuitively know just what it is.

Pretty much everyone has experienced a...

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In Defense Of The 'Impractical' English Major

(41) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 1:52 PM

According to the radio show A Prairie Home Companion, upon graduating from college with a degree in English, there are only several career options that one is faced with: flip burgers, teach the literary canon to bored high school students, write press releases for pharmaceutical companies, or (if...

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Why This Congressman Is Fighting To Bring Mindfulness To Veterans

(24) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 12:31 PM

Wisconsin native Travis Leanna was 22 years old in 2007, when he was deployed to Fallujah for Operation Iraqi Freedom. Initially buzzing with excitement over the prospect of heading overseas and into combat, the young Marine quickly realized that the experience would be nothing like what he expected. Leanna spent...

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This Ancient Hindu Text May Hold The Key To Living A Life Of Purpose

(23) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 9:21 AM

Ralph Waldo Emerson called the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu text written around 500 B.C., "the first of books" and "the voice of an old intelligence."

It's difficult to overestimate the impact of this seminal text, which is commonly regarded as one of the most significant works...

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