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You’re Not So Bad: The Case Against Self Improvement

Why optimizing isn’t always the best path to contentment.

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The joys of mediocrity, the flip side of failure, and how to best put your “worst” traits to good use.

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The Myth of Self-Control

Brian Resnick

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.