Posts Tagged ‘health’

CM 084: Mitch Prinstein on How Popularity Shapes Our Lives

Why are high-school memories of popularity so strong? Because they still shape our lives today. Mitch Prinstein, author of the book, Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-obsessed World and Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, explains how teen popularity impacts adult happiness, our health, and our relationships.…

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CM 063: Janice Kaplan on the Power of Gratitude

Gratitude has a dramatic impact on well-being and success, yet many of us are not aware of this research. In this groundbreaking book, The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life, Janice Kaplan explains the science behind the power of gratitude. The author of twelve books, including The…

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CM 018: Jeff Speck on Designing Cities that Fuel Innovation

Why do most people want to live in walkable cities and towns? How can places like these influence our well-being and impact the spread of innovation?  Jeff Speck, city planner, urban designer, TED Talk speaker, and bestselling author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, offers fascinating and fact-filled…

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CM 007: Janice Kaplan on How Gratitude Changes Your Life

What happens when you dedicate a year of your life to practicing gratitude? Maybe everything. In this groundbreaking new book, The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life, Janice Kaplan explains the science behind the power of gratitude. The author of twelve books, including The New York Times…

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9 Simple Motivators to Drive Change

A lot of life has to do with changing behaviors. Maybe we’ve done something a certain way for a while, and now we need to do it differently. Or we’re responsible for leading a change initiative, and we’ve got to get others on board. We’re reasonable human beings, right? If we focus on what’s rational…

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