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Politeness at the Home Depot checkout line

Polite gestures were directed toward me the other day, and I don’t know what to make of them. I doubt that I invited them, given my tendency to avoid eye contact with strangers. But there I was in the garden … Continue reading

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Add some years to your life with upbeat thinking

If you hate the thought of getting old, you may be shortening your life. That’s the conclusion of researchers from Yale and Miami universities. Their study found that older individuals with more positive self-perceptions of aging, measured up to 23 … Continue reading

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