Linda Carroll | First Love Fantasies and the Myth of Closure (Episode 640)

Linda Carroll (@Lovecycleslinda), author of Love Cycles: The Five Essential Stages of Lasting Love, revisits the show to talk some sense into us about first love fantasies, knowing the difference between good and bad relationship advice, and why she considers the concept of closure a myth. “Falling in love is not about relationship compatibility.” -Linda Carroll The Cheat Sheet: Breaking away … Read More

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Want to Overcome Your Social Status, IQ, and Genes? Make Friends.

Making friends isn’t just a smart networking approach or strategy for status. It’s intimately connected to our physical and mental well-being. If you needed more proof that our relationships literally make or break us, then check out the latest findings of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, which has found once again that social capital — the stuff of great … Read More

in Art of Personal Development, Self Mastery

Jay Mohr | Mohr Stories (Episode 639)

Jay Mohr (@jaymohr37) is a comedian, actor, Emmy nominee, bestselling author of Gasping for Airtime: Two Years in the Trenches of Saturday Night Live, and host of Mohr Sports from Los Angeles and Mohr Stories. “Desperation has a very distinct scent.” -Jay Mohr The Cheat Sheet: How Jay Mohr dealt with panic attacks while working on Saturday Night Live (and … Read More

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AoC Toolbox | Understanding What People Really Want (Episode 638)

AoC Toolbox | Understanding What People Really Want (Episode 638)

If we can become more interested in one another’s real intentions, we can become better colleagues, better partners, better parents, better bosses, and better friends. That’s what this toolbox episode is about: How to figure out what people really want — from you, from themselves, and from one another. [Photo by Parker Knight] “Words are deeds.” -Ludwig Wittgenstein The Cheat … Read More

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