Written by Shana Lebowitz.
Back in the days when I was single and job-searching, my strategy for dealing with unsuccessful interviews and first dates was pretty much the same.
As soon as I’d left the office or the bar, I’d burst into tears of frustration and silently chide myself for my incompetence.
How could I be so stupid that I fumbled the “Why are you here?” question? Why would I bring up that story about my ex? Obviously, no one in their right mind would ever want to hire or date me.
I thought back on those days recently, while reading “The Happiness Track,” a new book by Emma Seppala, science director of Stanford’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education.
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