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Do You “Numb” Yourself with TV, Internet, Work, Food?

Last week, Brené Brown’s new book, Daring Greatly: How the Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Work,  Parent, and Lead, hit the shelves. I couldn’t wait to read this book, because I’m such a fan of Brené’s work (and of Brené herself). The book fascinated me for many reasons, and I took notes throughout, but one …


“Oddly, I Am a Naturally Sunny, Optimistic Person Who Has Also Struggled with Depression.”

Happiness interview: Maia Szalavitz. I recently made a new friend, Maia Szalavitz, and I was thrilled when I got my hands on her new book (with co-author Bruce Perry), Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential–and Endangered. Empathy, and the ties that bind people into relationships, are key elementsof happiness. The book has many fascinating sections. For example, I was …