29 Jan '18, 9pm

Is self-improvement hype over substance?

Is self-improvement hype over substance?

Self-Improvement Science in the Real World Our ultimate goal for each of these newsletters is to leave you with a better understanding of a performance practice that can help you in your daily life. In service of that goal, we tend to combine academic research and personal experience. We are especially big on the research – it not only legitimizes and gives our message more integrity but hopefully it also sets us apart from so many of the self-help “gurus” out there. Yet when reading about self-improvement principles, even those that are backed by science, it’s easy to convince ourselves that at least some of this stuff must be hype over substance. Everything makes sense and seems important on paper, but does it actually hold true in the real world? Yes. It does. And to show you how, this week we are going to deviate from the format of prior newsletters and simply tell a s...

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