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Positive Living

The Positive Power of ‘Next Year’ in the Fall Garden

Putting the garden to bed for winter is a surprisingly satisfying job, if we remember that "to everything there is a season."

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Giving
Emotional and Mental Health

How Being Generous Helps Your Brain

Between hurricanes and earthquakes, the opportunities to be generous with time and money have been plentiful lately. New research offers a surprising reason to give.

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3 ways to bounce back from adversity
Managing Life Changes

3 Ways to Bounce Back from Adversity

No matter your age, resilience is a skill that can improve with practice, to the benefit of your emotional and physical health.

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4 Reminders to Keep Your Positive Thinking Honest
Positive Thinking

4 Reminders to Keep Your Positive Thinking Honest

There aren’t many downsides to seeing the positive side of life—but experts caution against falling into a few traps.

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How to communicate better
Books

Positive Reading List: The Art and Science of Communicating

In addition to his acting career, Alan Alda studies and writes about how we can listen better, connect more and learn from each other.

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6 Kinds of Stress and How to Cope
Emotional and Mental Health

6 Kinds of Stress and How to Cope

Can stress make you stronger? When you have solid coping mechanisms in place, the answer is yes.

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Staying positive and facing obstacles.
Positive Thinking

Positive Reading List: ‘Rethinking Positive Thinking’

This psychologist’s research shows that staying motivated to be your best self requires both positive thinking and an honest assessment of obstacles.

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5 Delicious, Savory Ways to Enjoy Apples
Recipes

5 Delicious, Savory Ways to Enjoy Apples

The hallmark fall fruit can do so much more for you than star in a pie.

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Autumn leaves
Life Advice

Making a Fresh Start as the Leaves Fall

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, speaks of newness just as nature is quieting down for the winter. There’s beauty in that contrast.

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Crocheting
Positive Living

The Art (and Craft) of Community-Building

Being part of a public art project reminds me of how connected we are when we work together to create something.

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