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The Merits of the Court Jester

October 27, 2017 - 4 stories
These are mad times, but a good laugh will get you through. Cover Image: Lee Craker/Wikimedia Commons

Your Best-Laid Plans

October 26, 2017 - 4 stories
Lose weight, get organized, save money? Some of our best-laid plans fall short. Here’s how to nurture your future self. Cover Image: MariaSavenko/Shutterstock

The Big Brag

October 25, 2017 - 4 stories
You know the braggarts. They readily self-promote and boast of their accomplishments. It’s cringe-worthy and off-putting. Why do they do it? Cover image: Undrey/Shutterstock
Jason Briscoe

Nursing a Grudge?

October 24, 2017 - 4 stories
Some people hold grudges for years, and sometimes over the smallest of infractions. Are you one of these disgruntled? Cover Image: Jason Briscoe

The Best Advice Ever

October 23, 2017 - 4 stories
With some finesse, you can frame any advice the right way, even the unsolicited kind (no need to shout to be heard). Cover Image: SvitlanaSokolova/Shutterstock
October 14 - 20

October 14 - 20

October 21, 2017 - 7 stories
Read thoughtful essays about forgiveness, stress and danger, social media and depression, plus more.

Your Fantasyland

October 20, 2017 - 4 stories
Wild inventions inside your head are healthy, as long as you stay firmly rooted to the ground. Cover Image: FCSCafeineShutterstock
Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth

October 19, 2017 - 4 stories
A healthy diet is a far reach for some of us. Here's what can help. Read about the truth on soda, low calorie sweeteners, a plant-based diet, and more. Cover Image: FreeStockProPexels

Can You Change Your Personality?

October 18, 2017 - 4 stories
Core personality traits are hard to change—a moody person may not find his way to cheery so readily. You can, however, change your behavior and break old patterns. Cover Image: Palidachan/Shutterstock
What Is Your Emotional IQ?

What Is Your Emotional IQ?

October 17, 2017 - 4 stories
Take a cue from Oprah and sharpen your emotional intelligence. Cover Image: Andresr-Shutterstock

Shall We Dance?

October 16, 2017 - 4 stories
Moving to music sheds stress, eases pain, and sharpens the brain. Cover Image: Guryanovandrey/Shutterstock

Your Creative Sweet Spot

October 13, 2017 - 4 stories
Inventiveness comes in many forms, and it's possible to give the process a big boost. Cover Image: MatheusBertelli_Pexels

It's Not Okay

October 12, 2017 - 4 stories
The culture of sexism, plus power, control, and disrespect. Cover Image: RodionKutsaev/Unsplash
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You're the Boss of You

October 11, 2017 - 4 stories
Who's in charge? Here are posts about knowing yourself, defining real strength, the unconscious you, and more. Cover Image: Dean Drobot/Shutterstock

When to Praise

October 10, 2017 - 4 stories
How much do you praise a child? A lot, a little, generously, or honestly. Plus, read about raising successful children and more. Cover Image: Andreas160578/Pixabay
Erik Scheel Pexels

The Choices We Make

October 09, 2017 - 4 stories
A Nobel Prize goes to Richard Thaler, the pioneer in behavioral economics who coined the term "nudge." Learn more about how we make our (less-than-rational) decisions. Cover Image: Erik Scheel Cover Image: Erik Scheel
September 30 - October 6

September 30 - October 6

October 07, 2017 - 7 stories
Read posts about our inability to disagree, brain imaging, running for office, and more.
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Save Your Planet

October 06, 2017 - 4 stories
Have we lost control over our impact on the planet? Cover Image: Gabriela Palai/Pexels
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Time Well Spent?

October 05, 2017 - 4 stories
Is your time well spent? How to manage your time, the status of busyness, the luxury of simple pleasures, and more. Cover Image: Fabrizio Verrecchia/Pexels
N. Pelusi

Your Healthy Child

October 04, 2017 - 4 stories
With modern-day worries like nuclear threat and climate change, we worry most about our future generation. Read about childhood obesity, the dangers of praise, the fear of change, and more. Cover Image: N. Pelusi