Skeptic’s Guide to Expanding Your Comfort Zone

It was an awkward date.  Just a few days prior, a guy asked me to go out with him and spend a Saturday in the city. I wasn’t sure if

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What to Do When You Need a Change

Out of all the blog posts I’ve ever written, “50 Signs You Need a Change” post consistently gets the most traffic. Interestingly, the post comes up when people search for

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Do People Change In a Relationship?

If you are looking for a short answer, and don’t feel like reading the whole article, here is the answer: no, people don’t change in relationships. (Did I just hear

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Volunteer, Donate, and Spread the Word

Many people are asking how they can help provide relief from Hurricane Sandy in NYC. Large parts of NYC still look like scenes from a war movie (read my account

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How to Heal the World Starting Now

...So, here it comes: the world at large is healed and managed the same way your body is healed and managed by you. Learn to rule your body wisely, and you can heal the world using the same principles....

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How Do You Know It’s Time To Leave Your […]

You know it’s time to leave your […], when… You passionately hate your commute to […]. On daily basis. In both directions. You roll your eyes slightly before each encounter

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Expert in a Wrong Field? (and how to get rid of a bad habit)

According to Malcolm Gladwell, it takes 10,000 hours of meaningful practice to become a world-class expert in something. It’s about 7 years of full-time deep practice (i.e. not counting the

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“I Should Be Happy” Syndrome

...I still hear from clients all the time: “I Should be happy!” The rest is implied: “…but I’m not”. Here are some of the signs and symptoms of the “I Should be Happy” Syndrome, in case you want to self-diagnose: - You’ve done everything right: studied at the right school, got the right job, live in the right place, with the right family. And yet, secretly, you feel like you have failed somewhere. - You are an expert at the job that you like, and still, you feel like you could be doing something better. - You have everything that you need, and many of the things that you want, yet you feel like something is seriously missing....

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Didn’t Win the Mega Million? Here’s What You Do Now.

Did you buy a ticket for the Powerball? I  hope that you won! The chances are that you didn’t. Below are some ideas to help you get closer to your dreams,

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50 Signs You Need a Change

I can name at least 50 things that are terrifying about making a change, as you shift from what you know (and possibly hate) to what you don’t know (and

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