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Focused on that forty percent.

Positive psychology has revealed that while 50% of our happiness is due to genetics and 10% to life circumstances — such as our age, occupation, and marital status — 40% of it is comprised of intentional behavior, thoughts, and actions.


0.4 is about the 40%: the stuff that you can control and implement into your life.

a guide on

Are you one of those people who agonize over making the "right" decision? Same. That's why I asked Tara Dill to share her top tips on making a decision and being done with it. From moving to a different country to taking a gap year before college, she's never hesitated to do what's right for her.

gabriel stromberg:

creative director of civilization

Gabriel Stromberg is the creative director of Civilization -- the legendary design studio, based in Seattle. Civilization is one of my all-time favorite studios because they do stellar work, host regular design shows in their Pioneer Square studio, and are advocates for design education. Their *free* 'Design Lectures' series has featured world-class graphic designers such as Jessica Walsh, Eddie Opara and Paula Scher.

pix or it never happened

But for real... The stats are in and they're scary: 1 in 9 U.S. adults over 45 years old reports memory issues. Taylor Lunde, a registered nurse at the University of Washington Medical Center, shares her solution for preserving memory. 

reduce cortisol

in 60 mins

Connections in the brain are the result of thoughts: when we learn something, new connections form. Learn how to scientifically rewire your brain and so you can re-orient your life.

Why going outside can decrease anxiety, without side effects.

Healthcare entrepreneur, Sarah Morford, is fearless and inspiring. She shares her thoughts on the swiping sensation that is modern dating, how to get what you want, and what helped shape her perspective on life.

How much does your physical space affect your headspace? A lot, according to recent studies — especially if you live in a city.

Sometimes it helps to get out of your head and see someone else's perspective on life. Know someone inspirational you think should be featured? Email us.



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