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How Should We Live: History’s Forgotten Wisdom on Love, Time, Family, Empathy, and Other Aspects of the Art of Living
How Should We Live: History’s Forgotten Wisdom on Love, Time, Family, Empathy, and Other Aspects of the Art of Living

“How to pursue the art of living has become the great quandary of our age… The future of the art of living can be found by gazing into the past.”

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What George Eliot Teaches Us about the Life-Cycle of Happiness and the Science of Why We’re Happier When We’re Older
What George Eliot Teaches Us about the Life-Cycle of Happiness and the Science of Why We’re Happier When We’re Older

“One has to spend so many years in learning how to be happy.”

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Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak
Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

“Krauss books can be bridges between the poor dull insensitive adult and the fresh, imaginative, brand-new child.”

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Happy Birthday, Brain Pickings: 7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living
Happy Birthday, Brain Pickings: 7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living

Reflections on how to keep the center solid as you continue to evolve.

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What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries
What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

Two surprisingly simple yet effective techniques for ameliorating anxiety.

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Helen Keller on Optimism
Helen Keller on Optimism

“Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.”

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