Spotlight on Exubrancy

I met Liz from Exubrancy at an event where I was sharing the value of humor to build communities. Once she told me about her company, I immediately knew I wanted to learn more. Here’s a look at what Exubrancy does and the humor they embrace. What is Exubrancy’s mission? Our mission is to empower… Read more

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Why It’s Selfish to Give (and That’s OK)

I remember seeing an episode of Friends many years ago where Phoebe and Joey argue whether or not a truly selfless deed exists. According to psychologists, it may not. Not because of intent, but because of reality. You may do a great deed because it should be done, but you’ll benefit from it as well. For example… Read more

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The 3-to-1 Positive Emotion Ratio

I recently watched this incredible TED talk from Jane McGonigal. I recommend watching the whole thing, but one highlight is the 3-to-1 Positive Emotion Ratio. As Jane puts it: “If you can have 3 positive emotions for every one negative emotion over the course of an hour, a day, a week, you dramatically improve your health… Read more

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