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The Single Life

March 08, 2017 - 4 stories
No, you won’t die young if you stay single. The science of being alone and living happily ever after. Cover image: LzfShutterstock
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In Pursuit of Pleasure

March 07, 2017 - 4 stories
Why does pleasure lose its pleasure? We fulfill our desires and then we get bored. Herein, the science of hedonism. Cover Image: Maridav/Shutterstock
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Quit Carping

March 06, 2017 - 4 stories
Frequent whining will get you nowhere, but there are some benefits if you complain the right way. Cover image: AntonioDiaz/Shutterstock
February 25 - March 3

February 25 - March 3

March 04, 2017 - 6 stories
Here's a round-up of the top posts from this past week, including stereotypes, political rhetoric, good vs. evil, and more.
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How to Slow Down

March 03, 2017 - 4 stories
Do you work and play hard? Maybe too hard? Here's what research says about moving too fast. Cover Image: Sjale/Shutterstock
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Clutter Control

March 02, 2017 - 4 stories
Clear the closets, clean your desk, chuck the clutter. And most important: Clear the mind. Cover Image: Comaniciu Dan/Shutterstock
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Sweet Tooth

March 01, 2017 - 4 stories
The truth about sugar. Plus low calorie sweeteners, what we know about butter, and more. Cover Image: ProstockStudio/Shutterstock
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Top Posts: February 2017

February 28, 2017 - 25 stories
Read our top posts for the month. See essays on our nuclear nightmare, nasty narcissists, positive self regard, and more. Cover Image: N. Pelusi
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In the Now

February 27, 2017 - 4 stories
Many of us spend too much time regretting the past as well as fretting the future. It's time to let it go and live in the now. Cover Image: OlgaDanylenko/Shutterstock
February 18 - 24

February 18 - 24

February 25, 2017 - 6 stories
Read the top posts for the week, including essays about the meaningful life, whistleblowing, democracy, and status.
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Winter's End

February 24, 2017 - 4 stories
Embracing unseasonably warm weather isn't always easy. Plus: mistrusting science, the coexistence between humans and animals, and more. Cover Image: Courtesy: CMiddelmann
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Big Life Choices

February 23, 2017 - 4 stories
Making a big decision is hard, especially when you're entering new terrain. Here's how to keep your future self in mind. Cover Image: Photocreo Michal Bednarek/Shutterstock
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Stress, an Everyday Contagion

February 22, 2017 - 4 stories
Can you pick up on other people's anxieties? Read about the contagion of stress, why some of it is good for you, and how to take a punch. Cover Image: Hxdbzxy/Shutterstock
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Your Emotional Triggers

February 21, 2017 - 4 stories
Emotions can trigger you to get in your own way. But what is the true underlying issue? Cover Image: Kikovic/Shutterstock
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The Secret to Retirement

February 20, 2017 - 5 stories
Here's the real skinny on retirement, including lessons from Kobe, are you mentally ready, financially firm. Cover Image: Pete Souza-White House
February 11 - 17

February 11 - 17

February 18, 2017 - 7 stories
Have a look at this week's top reads, including non-violent protesting, pet loss, the "should" haves, and more.
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Rules of the Nonconformist

February 17, 2017 - 4 stories
Breaking out of the mold is a good thing. Your creativity and productivity may depend on going against the grain. Cover Image: NejronPhoto/Shutterstock
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Such a Tease

February 16, 2017 - 4 stories
From a wink to sexy banter, teasing and flirting may seem like all fun and games. But there are reasons why we do it, how we do it, and who we do it with. Cover Image: IndiaPicture-Shutterstock
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How to Build a Better Brain

February 15, 2017 - 5 stories
How can we train our brains to work better? Read about gray matter as a muscle, what we know about intelligence, foods that boost brain power, and more.
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Be My Valentine

February 14, 2017 - 4 stories
Romance can be rough—both on Valentine’s Day and throughout the year. Here's how to get it right. Cover image: Teksomolika/iStock

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