Give and Live

December 26, 2017 - 4 stories
The health benefits of altruism are many, but mostly giving can mean a happier and healthier life. Cover Image: Liljam-Shutterstock
Ho Ho Ho

Ho Ho Ho

December 25, 2017 - 4 stories
Here are a few happy holiday reads, including essays about empathy, patience, and human nature. CoverImage: JoelCarterPexels
December 16 - 21

December 16 - 21

December 23, 2017 - 8 stories
Read some of our favorite pieces this week, exploring types of emotion, loneliness, and dating wisdom.

Are You Collecting Wounds?

December 22, 2017 - 4 stories
Your emotional injuries don't have to take you hostage. Read about troubled childhoods, being unloved, revenge, and more. Cover Image: SebastianVoortman/Pexels

Why We Buy

December 21, 2017 - 4 stories
Some of us are more natural consumers, while others want to live off the grid and not own a thing. Here's the behavioral science behind all things material. Cover Image: Kikovic/Shutterstock
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Simple Rituals

December 20, 2017 - 4 stories
Rituals are an effective tool against anxiety-provoking uncertainty, and life is often uncertain. Cover Image: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock
Your Body Knows You

Your Body Knows You

December 19, 2017 - 4 stories
Our minds are influenced by how we move and how we use our bodies. Read about yoga as an antidepressant, the walking meeting, embodied cognition, and more. Cover Image: PeopleImages/iStock

Healthy Imperfection

December 18, 2017 - 4 stories
Nothing is perfect, so stop trying to make it that way. Find the joy in doing the best you can, then leave it at that. Cover Image: fgmsp_pixabay
December 9 - 15

December 9 - 15

December 16, 2017 - 8 stories
Bundle up with these new essays on random acts of kindness, imposter syndrome, toys for kids, and more.

Do You Feel Used?

December 15, 2017 - 4 stories
The wily Machiavellian will try to get what he or she wants from you. Here’s how to keep your guard. Cover Image: tharakornshutterstock

Can't Take a Compliment?

December 14, 2017 - 4 stories
Some of us are more inclined to deflect compliments, but it may be better to learn how to take them in. Cover Image: Celiafoto/Shutterstock


December 13, 2017 - 4 stories
Have you been betrayed, hoodwinked, and cheated? Read about trust, deception, and betrayal. Cover Image: PhotoMediaGroup/Shutterstock

The Cyberbully

December 11, 2017 - 4 stories
Trolls and cyberbullies love to create chaos with their delightful negativity. Here’s how to handle your Internet troll. Cover Image: PatrickFoto/Shutterstock

Stop Whining

December 11, 2017 - 4 stories
How to complain the right way. If you do it thoughtfully, you may just get what you want. Cover Image: AnastasiiaKazakova/Shutterstock
December 2 - 8

December 2 - 8

December 09, 2017 - 7 stories
Read this week's top posts about sexual misdeeds, financial contentment, online predators, and more.

The Worry Cure

December 08, 2017 - 4 stories
We worry for good reasons, but it can get out of hand. Here’s how to get your anxious thoughts under control. Cover Image: JamesWheeler/Pixabay

Your Hidden Bias

December 07, 2017 - 4 stories
You may not think you're biased against any race, creed, or ideology. Yet we all harbor prejudice—to varying degrees. Cover Image: Bikeriderlondon_Shutterstock

Do You Feel Misunderstood?

December 06, 2017 - 4 stories
No matter how carefully you deliver your point, it may not be received in the way you intend. Cover Image: Sjale/Shutterstock

Violent Extremes

December 05, 2017 - 4 stories
Why is extremism enticing to some people? A look into how normal, all-Americans flock to violent ideologies. Plus, read about the workings of ISIS, cults, and hatred. Cover image: TracySiermachesky/Shutterstock

Your Defense Mechanisms

December 04, 2017 - 4 stories
You can have a healthy set of defense mechanisms that protect you from anxieties, low esteem, general despair, and other issues. But there is a point of no return as well. Cover Image: ESBProfessional/Shutterstock