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Mark Leary
Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University

Mark Leary is professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University in North Carolina. He is the author of The Curse of the Self (2004).

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Don’t beat yourself up

Learning to be kind to yourself when you (inevitably) make mistakes could have a remarkable effect on your happiness

Mark Leary