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Virtuous circles

I’m reading the paper Teaching well-being at scale: An intervention study, published last week. Having completed the course The Science of Wellbeing – created and presented by Yale Psychology Professor, Laurie R. Santos on the Coursera.org platform – almost a year ago, I was delighted to receive the news about this study coming out. I …

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Perfectionist or Simply Scared?

I was listening to Brendon Burchard, an author and high-performance coach, a few days ago. He said to the audience quite plainly, “You’re not a perfectionist, you’re simply scared,” a message that struck me hard. Hearing such straightforward, no nonsense statements always invigorates me, but I don’t necessarily act on them properly. Which is just …

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