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Money Secret #1: Buy Many Small Pleasures

Can money buy happiness? It can. At least in some ways. Financial security from money management reduces divorce rates, increases life span, and just plain feels good.1,2,3 Wealth purchases life-changing vacations, variety – the spice of life, and free time – with which to actually live life. Despite this, the average person with a family […]

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Deliberate Practice Spells Success : Why Grittier Competitors Triumph at the National Spelling Bee

In this study, the specific reasons why grittier spelling bee finalists reach higher rounds was assessed. The observation that grit correlates with spelling bee performance had already been made. Grit was found to predict two behaviors which in turn lead to increased performance – more practice, and better practice. More practice is self-explanatory – the […]

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