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Recently I had the opportunity to sit down for a Q&A with Bruce Feiler, a Ted Talk veteran and seven-time bestselling author, who most recently wrote Life is in the Transitions, a guidebook for navigating the times when our lives pivot dramatically.

To read my interview with Bruce Feiler, click here.

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Changing Habits: Interview with Dr. Amy Bucher, A Behavior Change Designer (Letter — September 4, 2020)

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I recently caught up with Dr. Amy Bucher, the author of Engaged, a compelling guidebook on designing products and services that change people’s lives.

Dr. Bucher talks about behavioral design, the science of crafting products and services in such a way as to shape or influence human behavior.

To read my interview with Dr. Amy Bucher, click here. …

Bestselling author Bruce Feiler finds the idea of life as one straight path ‘preposterously behind the times’

Illustration timeline that says long goodbye, messy middle, and new beginning.
Illustration timeline that says long goodbye, messy middle, and new beginning.
Illustrations: Fru Pinter

When we hear the words “life transition,” we often think of the obvious shifts — new careers, marriages, big birthdays. But Bruce Feiler, a TED Talk veteran and seven-time bestselling author, believes this conception is far too narrow. Feiler argues in his new book that we actually spend half our lives in transition, voluntarily or not. Life Is in the Transitions, is a guide for navigating those times when our lives pivot dramatically.

With the entire country going through a big transition right now, I sat down with Feiler to talk about how we can make sense of these constant waves of change. …

In my work as a behavioral designer, I come across important stories on how psychology influences our behavior. Every week, I share my round-up of the most important stories at the intersection of psychology, technology and business. I hope you enjoy them!

Handling Life Transitions: Interview with Bruce Feiler (NirAndFar) I interviewed Bruce Feiler about his new book Life is in the Transitions.

Working from home and feel like you’re working all the time? Here’s what to do (Ideas.Ted.com) Four tips to help you manage working from home burnout.

How to intentionally build break times into your workday (Fast Company) From lunch hours to afternoon breathers, here’s how to make space for some mind-clearing time. …

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