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The Brighter Side to Mental Illness: Creativity

If you suffer from a mental illness, there’s no getting around it—life is more of a struggle. Depression, bipolar disorder,…

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Feel Like You’ve Got More Hours in Your Day

Think back to a moment when you felt utterly awestruck by the splendor of a sunset, the majesty of a…

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Christmas Pearls of Wisdom

“To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity.…

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Psych Yourself Up to Stand Out

Surely you know that you’re good at something—whether your talent runs to cooking, crocheting, leading a corporation or counseling confused…

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The Best Thing I Did in 2012 That You Can Do in 2013

Inspiring ideas from Bottom Line’s experts Each year, we ask a selection of our Bottom Line/Personal experts to think back…

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Yes, Natural Medicine Can Help Alcoholics

At first, it might seem as though alcoholism and natural medicine have nothing to connect them. But alcoholism is a…

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Intelligence for Life from John Tesh

How He Cured His Insomnia…Got in Shape…and Discovered His True Calling Ten years ago, I launched Intelligence for Your Life,…

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Are You a Low Talker? Easy Ways to Be Heard

Do people often ask you to speak up? Use these simple techniques to make sure that you’re heard… Add resonance.…

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What Magicians Can Teach Us About Car Crashes

I had always thought that magicians trick us by misdirecting our gaze. More often, they actually misdirect our attention, says…

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Zander on Personal Power

How to Trust Yourself to Do the Impossible Drape a cape on a small child and he/she is instantly transformed…

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Lauren Zander On Living In an Imperfect World: Are You Being Small?

Ever go to a restaurant with someone who asked for, say, extra onions in his salad and then had a…

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Dim Lighting and Sunglasses Encourage Unethical Behavior

Examples: When asked to divide a set amount of money between themselves and a stranger, participants wearing sunglasses took more…

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“Act” Your Way Out of Difficult Situations

Secrets from the stage and screen People’s emotions often get the better of them when they have to attend a…

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Finding Creative Solutions for Life’s Challenges

Three Easy Steps to Tapping Your Creativity Do you envy people who are naturally creative — artists, musicians, poets and the…

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How to Be as Confident as LeBron James

In this year’s NBA Finals, two basketball stars led their teams through a thrilling series. Kevin Durant and the young…