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Remembering Steven R. Covey with Timeless Insights from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Remembering Steven R. Covey with Timeless Insights from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

“Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny.”

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Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life
Learned Optimism: Martin Seligman on Happiness, Depression, and the Meaningful Life

What 25 years of research reveal about the cognitive skills of happiness and finding life’s greater purpose.

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Against Positive Thinking: Uncertainty as the Secret of Happiness
Against Positive Thinking: Uncertainty as the Secret of Happiness

Exploring the “negative path” to well-being.

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Henry David Thoreau on Defining Your Own Success
Henry David Thoreau on Defining Your Own Success

“If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more starry, more immortal — that is your success.”

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Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death
Nora Ephron on Women, Love, Happiness, Reading, Life, and Death

“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”

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18-Year-Old Sylvia Plath on Loving Everybody and Living with Curiosity
18-Year-Old Sylvia Plath on Loving Everybody and Living with Curiosity

“Every story, every incident, every bit of conversation is raw material for me.”

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