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June 6 - 12

June 6 - 12

June 13, 2015 - 7 stories
Make a cup of tea and sit down for a few important reads, including the morality of conducting experiments, how fourth grade can predict the future you, female viagra, and more.
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I Do

June 12, 2015 - 16 stories
Here’s all you need to know about wedding season, including how perfectionism can ruin everything, the history of marriage, the introvert’s guide, and more. Image: sunkids/shutterstock
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What's Your Narrative?

June 11, 2015 - 20 stories
Is your life story true to the one you are living? Many of us spin our histories into new narratives—sometimes we are more heroic, more altruistic, more compassionate, more fill in the blank. So what's your narrative identity? Cover Image: RafalOlkis-shutterstock
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Hero or Bystander?

June 10, 2015 - 18 stories
Bystanders often hang back and watch, especially when there are other onlookers. This diffusion of responsibility and a reluctance to intervene can happen at work, at school, even in the home. Cover Image: Shutterstock
The Facebook Blues

The Facebook Blues

June 09, 2015 - 17 stories
Social comparison is never a good thing. All those happy smiling selfies can make you feel woefully inadequate and downright depressed. Here's how to keep the social media blues at bay.
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What Your Avatar Says About You

June 08, 2015 - 15 stories
Sexually graphic selfies, political charged rants in 140 characters or less, and other inappropriate posts that are too personal to mention. Why do some people share so much online, and what does it say about them? Cover Image: subarashii21/shutterstock
May 30 - June 5

May 30 - June 5

June 06, 2015 - 8 stories
Heading to the beach? Take these important reads with you, including happiness versus success, social media and loneliness, and more.
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Too Ambitious?

June 05, 2015 - 15 stories
Yes, ambition is a double-edged trait. Too little ambition gets you nowhere, and too much is just as bad. Cover Image: PhotoCreoMichalBednarekShutterstock
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The Blended Modern Family

June 04, 2015 - 19 stories
It’s difficult to blend families. Though takes a lot of work, it can be done. Cover Image: PavelLPhotoandVideo-Shutterstock
Do You Overreact?

Do You Overreact?

June 03, 2015 - 17 stories
We all get angry, some people more often than others. It is because we feel powerless, out of control, injustice? Anger isn’t a bad thing, but overreacting is another matter. Cover Image: LoloStock/Shutterstock
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How to Build Character

June 02, 2015 - 28 stories
Have we become so self-absorbed and achievement oriented? Self-aggrandizement is out and humility is in. Really. Cover Image: Paul Laubach/Shutterstock
Your Inner Voice

Your Inner Voice

June 01, 2015 - 25 stories
Scientists now find that the right self-talk can free us from our fears and make us as wise about ourselves as we often are about others. Cover Image: Peter Yang
May 23 - 29

May 23 - 29

May 30, 2015 - 7 stories
It was a great week, here are some of the best posts for your review. Read about single mothers around the world, dying for the selfie, and other memorable essays.
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Top Posts: May 2015

May 29, 2015 - 25 stories
Read some of our best posts for the month, from the bystander effect to the batter's box. Cover Image: stokpic-pexels
The Love Triangle

The Love Triangle

May 28, 2015 - 18 stories
A new view of infidelity helps couples move beyond betrayal.
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Fake Your Way to Happy

May 27, 2015 - 20 stories
Force yourself to smile: Behaving like a happy person might just get you to happy. Cover Image: lzf/Shutterstock
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School's out for Summer

May 26, 2015 - 16 stories
Restart, reset, and retool. It's summer. Or, just get outta town!
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We Are American

May 25, 2015 - 10 stories
Pride and compassion on a day to remember. Cover Image: Natalia Kirichenko/Shutterstock
May 16 - 22

May 16 - 22

May 23, 2015 - 7 stories
Start your summer vacation with the best reads of the past week. Read about the bystander effect, empathy, cognitive overload, and more.
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The New Grad

May 22, 2015 - 16 stories
Now, the hard part begins. Hitting the books and exam-taking was hard enough, but stepping into the real world is a whole new game. Cover Image: Hxdbzxy/Shutterstock

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