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The Nuance

Roughing it now and then may be the secret to a more contented life

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What I learned from retraining myself to breathe through the nose

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My Therapist Says

Here’s how I learned to transform present pain into future growth

Illustration of a person making a voice recording while overlooking an aurora borealis of sound bites.
Illustration of a person making a voice recording while overlooking an aurora borealis of sound bites.
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A neuroscience lesson in patience

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How we approach cold, dark times makes all the difference

Tromsø during winter. Photo: Dennys Hess/Unsplash


New Year’s resolutions heading off the rails? Ask for help.

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Why going to bed early and sleeping in are keeping you awake

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Illustrations: Thomas Hedger

The legendary psychological experiment measured self-discipline, but its findings are squishy


I do it because it allows me to be more efficient, but it’s not for everyone


Scientists are starting to decipher the things we don’t say with words

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