Yawn like a leader!

Some consider a public yawn to be a sign of ill-breeding, poor manners, and worst of all, an inability to control oneself.  Nonsense!  Your yawn is actually a sign that…

Show your ghosts the door.

According to Mr. Miller, “Once you give up the ghost, everything follows with dead certainty, even in the midst of chaos.”  So if you’re tired of trying to do something…

You are better than LeBron James.

LeBron James is six foot nine and a superior athlete.  He’s also a good pitchman, an interesting celebrity, and from what we hear just sank an amazing buzzer-beater last night. …

Today is Joe Shuster Day.

On this day in 1938, the first true superhero comic book was born. And the artist? Joseph “Joe” Shuster. You might think that Joe lived a charmed existence after Superman…

Give yourself a gold star.

Society has bred us to be eager for an acknowledgment from others.  We work extra hard for the praise that comes from a job well done.  And yet when one steps…

Embrace the Dunning-Kruger Effect.

Ignorance is, in fact, a blissful state.  This theory was proven by social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger, who in their landmark 1999 study, found that people who have virtually…

Take a tip from a dervish.

Stuck on a problem at work? Feeling trapped in a relationship? Wishing you could beat the wave of hopelessness and fatigue that arrives every afternoon at 3? We advise you…

George Yantz, American hero.

Ever hear of George Yantz? Born in Louisville, Kentucky, George was a professional baseball player who appeared in only one major league game.* He is one of thousands of ball…