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‘We laughed before spoke’

Greg Bryant studies human laughter, and says there is nothing better.

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Education does not equal happiness – study

Getting a good education makes us no happier than failing exams and dropping out of school, a study claims.

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‘I just want quality time with my kids’

A stressed-out single mom trying to find more time for her kids gets some help from a life coach.

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Why you never finish that novel
December 19 2014 at 13:09

It’s no surprise that half of us never finish novels. Tom Utley is still wading through one he began 43 years ago...

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Black sheep in the family? Relish your role
December 19 2014 at 10:48

They are the family members who don't quite fit in. But it turns out that black sheep are a lot rarer than you think.

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Men, the sympathetic sex?
December 18 2014 at 13:28

A study found men's patience with a suffering partner lasts for 19 hours - but women can deal with it for 16 hours.

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Celebrate small wins
December 18 2014 at 10:46

As a leader, you have to understand how important recognition - especially shared recognition - is to you and your employees.

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Christmas gifts: Just smile and fake it
December 17 2014 at 10:01

Diet books and gaudy ties are among the least wanted festive gifts we receive, according to a survey.

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Just give me scratch tickets and vodka
December 15 2014 at 13:20

The silly season is here, and once again Alexandra Petri is stumped on what goes into a thoughtful gift.

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Office parties: Don't have too much fun
December 15 2014 at 11:30

The office Christmas party is always fun and festive, except when it's awkward and uncomfortable...

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Man behind the suit
December 12 2014 at 11:24

Father Christmas visits Canal Walk and reveals what it's like to be Santa.

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How to tell your story for a job interview
December 11 2014 at 12:41

You know it's coming when you hear the prompt, 'Tell me about a time when you...'

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Are William and Kate Mr and Mrs Bland?
December 11 2014 at 11:57

Jan Moir has been watching the comings and goings of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and is not impressed.

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