Many people chose to serve their communities on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We meet some folks who serve year-round and approach volunteerism in ways you may never have considered.
The cliche is that curiosity killed the cat. But some think our inquisitive nature is more beneficial than we realize — and may even be the key to a fulfilling life. We explore the neurological significance of curiosity, and why some claim it’s enough to boost your mood and increase productivity.
- Todd Kashdan Director, Laboratory for the Study of Social Anxiety, Character Strengths, and Related Phenomena, George Mason University; Author, "Curious? Discovering the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life"
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