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Trying to Change Civic Policy at the Neighborhood Level in Washington

Trying to Change Civic Policy at the Neighborhood Level in Washington | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Click here for stories of civic engagement at the neighborhood level in the nation’s capital.
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Quiet matters.

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Considering Lily: Harry Potter 7 and Matthew 6

Considering Lily: Harry Potter 7 and Matthew 6 | Happy Life | Scoop.it
The young wizard may not have read the Bible, but someone else certainly did.
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The Best Ways to Get to Work, According to Science

Commuting affects your mental health, your physical health, and even the way you think about other people. And these changes are more profound than you might think.
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Unfortunately, most of us have to commute to our workplaces........

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How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus | Happy Life | Scoop.it
College students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education.
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Health may hinge on being cheerful during stress - Futurity

Health may hinge on being cheerful during stress - Futurity | Happy Life | Scoop.it
How we react to stressful situations may play a key role in our long-term health, according to a recent study of people's emotions and real-life stressors.
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Tangential to happiness, but relevant in that responses to stress and attitudes about stressors play a role in both health and perceptions of happiness and well-being.

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4 Habits of People Who Follow Their Dreams

4 Habits of People Who Follow Their Dreams | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Inspiration from famous people who followed their childhood dreams and the habits that kept them going.
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The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day

The Exact Amount Of Time You Should Work Every Day | Happy Life | Scoop.it
New research reveals exactly how much downtime you should be taking.
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CEO sues to keep fracking away from backyard

CEO sues to keep fracking away from backyard | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Chris Hayes looks at Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson's lawsuit tied to fracking.
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The Life & Times of a Remarkable Misfit

18 months ago, I canceled a book deal with a major publisher because I realized I had sold out to be chosen. Today I choose me.
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Letters of Note: Some things should happen on soft pages, not cold metal

Letters of Note: Some things should happen on soft pages, not cold metal | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Fascinating letters. Interesting correspondence.
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Harper Lee is one of my heroes.

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55 Creative Website Header Design Examples - splash magazine

55 Creative Website Header Design Examples - splash magazine | Happy Life | Scoop.it
In this post, I have listed 55 website header design examples that were created be creative people. Use this huge list for your inspiration
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Getting lost in a novel means you're more empathetic

Getting lost in a novel means you're more empathetic | Happy Life | Scoop.it
While reading “Life of Pi,” a reader might feel as if she is Pi, staring down the Bengal tiger, Richard Parker, on a small life raft, wondering when Richard might make a snack of her.
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Anyone can learn to be a polymath – Robert Twigger – Aeon

Anyone can learn to be a polymath – Robert Twigger – Aeon | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Our age reveres the narrow specialist but humans are natural polymaths, at our best when we turn our minds to many things
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A New Theory of Distraction - The New Yorker

A New Theory of Distraction - The New Yorker | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Still, for all our expertise, distraction retains an aura of mystery. It’s hard to define: it can be internal or external, habitual or surprising.
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Top five regrets of the dying

Top five regrets of the dying | Happy Life | Scoop.it
A palliative nurse has recorded the most common regrets of the dying. What would your biggest regret be if this was your last day of life?
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Buy Experiences, Not Things

Buy Experiences, Not Things | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.
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Bear Saves Drowning Crow -- And Doesn't Eat It

Bear Saves Drowning Crow -- And Doesn't Eat It | Happy Life | Scoop.it
You're a hungry bear, surrounded by apples and carrots, when a crow wanders into your enclosure and gets stuck in the water.

Dinnertime, right?

Not so fast. Check out what this bear did, in a video that was recorded at the Budapest Zoo last m...
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Google Authorship: The Complete Handbook for Getting Respect, Readers, and Rankings - Boost Blog Traffic

Google Authorship: The Complete Handbook for Getting Respect, Readers, and Rankings - Boost Blog Traffic | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Google Authorship is a game changer for online writers. Check out this guide to find out what it is, how to set it up and why it gets you more traffic.
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Doing stuff that matters - an interview with A J Leon

Doing stuff that matters - an interview with A J Leon | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Can't see the video? Here's the direct link. Kate and I recently had the privilege of being able to hang out with A J and Melissa Leon, founders of Misfits Inc, and professional Nomads. And, as wel...
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I'm a huge fan of both of these guys: AJ Leon and Andy White.

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A Tiny Announcement: Misfit Conf Fargo | Pursuit of Everything

A Tiny Announcement: Misfit Conf Fargo | Pursuit of Everything | Happy Life | Scoop.it
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent Van Gogh said that. And I truly believe it. And in many ways, I bring tha
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Intriguing. Love what this guy, AJ, is doing!

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The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets | Happy Life | Scoop.it
The happiest city in America is Napa, California -- and the saddest all swear too much.
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Why am I not surprised by this?

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