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Monday

How to make space for fun in life

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Thursday

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How to have real fun — even when life's got you down

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Wednesday

Andrea D'Aquino for NPR

22 tips for 2022: To listen better, try — you guessed it — not talking

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Tuesday

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Thursday

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Receiving Feedback Doesn't Have To Be Scary. Here's How You Can Get Most Out Of It

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Saturday

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5 Tips To Help You Give Good Feedback

Massella Dukuly understands that the simple act of giving somebody feedback can be terrifying. But her job as director of learning and development at LifeLabs Learning is to teach people how to give good feedback.

5 Tips To Help You Give Good Feedback

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Sunday

Podcast host and author Luvvie Ajayi Jones. Elton Anderson Jr. hide caption

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Tuesday

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'Where We Come From': Priya And Ritu Krishna On Indian Cooking And Assimilation

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Sunday

Emily Kwong, age 2, and her grandparents, Hui and Edgar Kwong. Emily Kwong hide caption

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Wednesday

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Immigration activist and temporary protected status holder César Magaña Linares poses for a portrait. Michael Zamora/NPR hide caption

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Tuesday

Andrea D'Aquino for NPR

Want to listen better? Turn down your thoughts and tune in to others

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Tuesday

Cha Pornea for NPR

How to set boundaries with family — and stick to them

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Thursday

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This holiday, spend less on gifts but make them more thoughtful

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Wednesday

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The Lessons Of Pets.com

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Monday

Robin Lewallen for NPR

Want to make all your arguments win-win? Stop fighting and start brainstorming

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Thursday

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Thursday

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Tuesday

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How To Start A Book Club That Actually Meets

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Thursday

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How To Focus While Reading

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Tuesday