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Every week acclaimed author Amanda Stern simplifies complex psychological concepts well-known to experts but often inaccessible to the public. Join the 18K subscribers who receive fresh insight into age-old obstacles, timeless truths, and valuable tools for living more easily in a life than often feels too hard.

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