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The Danger of A Single Story

“The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.”- Chimanda Ngozi Adichie In this Ted Talk Nigerian author Chimanda Ngozi Adichie talks about the danger of a single story; a message that is relevant to…

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Why Saying is Believing: the Science of Self-Talk

How often do you find that you put yourself down by speaking negatively about your appearance, performance or ability? Such thoughts could be “I’m not good enough”, “I’m useless”, “I’ll never get the job that I want”, “I’m a bad parent”. This NPR story looks at how using self talk can impact the way we…

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