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The art of practicing optimism—how it impacts your stories & your brain.

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A new book has me thinking about what’s “good enough” for me.

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The forces that make anticipation good can also send us into dark corners.

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Sometimes we freely spend emotional resources, other times we conserve.

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Photo by Chris Moewes Soon after my first husband and I separated, in 2003, I bought the book How to Be Alone by Jonathan Franzen. It’s kind of funny, when I think about it now. I had read enough of Franzen’s earlier work to know I wasn’t buying a practical, how-to guide that would actually […]

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