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Leveraging Anticipatory Joy

1/13/13 – Having to confront an indeterminate outcome that might be bad seems to cause more anxiety than having to confront an outcome known to be bad. In one study, patients requiring…Read More

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Smiling At Strangers

2/5/12 – When I was a first-year medical student, my classmates and I used to go down to the hospital cafeteria between lectures to buy snacks. The women from whom we bought…Read More

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The Importance Of Having A Mission

9/20/09 – We’re all meaning-seeking creatures, rousing ourselves up out of bed on different days for different reasons—one day to pass a test, the next to help a troubled friend, the next…Read More