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waiting

By Yvonne Milosevic “Patience attracts happiness; it brings near that which is far.”—Swahili proverb. Since long before that famous “marshmallow test” (now debunked, by the way), we’ve heard that patience is a virtue and that good things come to those who wait. Yet biding our…

overconfidence

By Yvonne Milosevic Having a healthy level of confidence is a beautiful thing. Overconfidence, on the other hand, can have serious--sometimes life-threatening--consequences. Look no further than the U.S. government's initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic to understand how disastrous overconfidence can be. Unlike those who…

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