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How to Worry Less About Money: Financial Planning Lessons from Goethe
How to Worry Less About Money: Financial Planning Lessons from Goethe

What Goethe can teach us about cultivating a healthy relationship with our finances.

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Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex
Alain de Botton on How to Think More About Sex

“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’ the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of existence.”

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How to Find Fulfilling Work
How to Find Fulfilling Work

On the art-science of “allowing the various petals of our identity to fully unfold.”

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How To Stay Sane: The Art of Revising Your Inner Storytelling
How To Stay Sane: The Art of Revising Your Inner Storytelling

“Our stories give shape to our inchoate, disparate, fleeting impressions of everyday life.”

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