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What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries
What the Psychology of Suicide Prevention Teaches Us About Controlling Our Everyday Worries

Two surprisingly simple yet effective techniques for ameliorating anxiety.

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Helen Keller on Optimism
Helen Keller on Optimism

“The struggle which evil necessitates is one of the greatest blessings. It makes us strong, patient, helpful men and women. It lets us into the soul of things and teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.”

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A Natural History of Love
A Natural History of Love

“A one-syllable word heavy as a heartbeat … a sort of traffic accident of the heart.”

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The Science of How Your Mind-Wandering Is Robbing You of Happiness
The Science of How Your Mind-Wandering Is Robbing You of Happiness

Why the secret of life remains in the living.

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Iconic Painter Agnes Martin on Art, Solitude, and the Secret of Happiness
Iconic Painter Agnes Martin on Art, Solitude, and the Secret of Happiness

“Doing what you were born to do … That’s the way to be happy.”

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Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak
Open House for Butterflies: Ruth Krauss’s Final and Loveliest Collaboration with Maurice Sendak

“Krauss books can be bridges between the poor dull insensitive adult and the fresh, imaginative, brand-new child.”

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Space for Equality: NASA Joins the <em>It Gets Better</em> Project
Space for Equality: NASA Joins the It Gets Better Project

“It’s becoming the new normal — you’re being defined by your character and not by whom you love.”

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The Art of Living: A 1924 Guide to Uncertainty, Love, and Finding Your Purpose
The Art of Living: A 1924 Guide to Uncertainty, Love, and Finding Your Purpose

“Living has yet to be generally recognized as one of the arts.”

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Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning
Viktor Frankl on the Human Search for Meaning

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

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How Not To Worry: Timeless 1934 Advice on Controlling Anxiety and Mastering Life
How Not To Worry: Timeless 1934 Advice on Controlling Anxiety and Mastering Life

“We must gain victory, not by assaulting the walls, but by accepting them.”

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