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The Science of “Fake It Until You Make It”

Dr. Ellen Langer is a professor of psychology at Harvard, and she performed one of the craziest experiments I’ve ever come across. The year was 1979, and she and her team set up an old monastery to make it look like it was 1959. They set up black and white movies, threw some Buddy Holiday & Elvis Presley on in the…

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The Power of Having an Attitude of Gratitude

It’s 11:06pm and I’m the type of guy that likes to be in bed by 8:30pm. It’s about a billion degrees in our apartment. I have sweaty knee pits. Kels and I don’t want to be near each other because it’s so freaking hot in our cotton sheets. I’m in pain from a herniated disc in my back, so that’s…

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Do What You Like

Last summer, there was an older man who use to sit outside at the local Starbucks. He always had a little foldable chess board and a box full of the pieces with him. He’d unfold the board, place the pieces in their place, and sit there by himself waiting for people to walk by. He’d always ask people if they had…

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