3 Secrets to Happiness

3 Secrets to Happiness

One morning, a friend called me in distress about her relationship with her boyfriend. There was one misunderstanding after another, and now they weren’t talking. After 20 minutes we worked out a plan and I’ll share it below. But it got me thinking about how...
How to Be the Calmest Person in the Room

How to Be the Calmest Person in the Room

There are 13.5 seconds left on the clock in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball final. The North Carolina Tar Heels trail the Villanova Wild Cats by three points. The Tar Heels inbound the ball to guard, Joel Berry, who dribbles up the court. Just past half,...
How to Captivate 90% of a Room in 10 Seconds or Less

How to Captivate 90% of a Room in 10 Seconds or Less

Friday 8:00 a.m. — You’re in class. You’re tired, and you’re telling yourself you’ll never go out on a school night ever again (lies). You’re in no mood to learn what the definition of deindividuation is… 12:00 p.m. — Classes are done for the day and your BFF just...