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Daydreams and Distractions

July 01, 2015 - 17 stories
Daydreaming is a cauldron of creativity and an arena for rehearsing social skills. It may even be the backbone of our consciousness. What we all may need is more time to let our minds wander. Cover Image: Ditty_About_Summer/Shutterstock
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Top Posts: June 2015

June 30, 2015 - 25 stories
What a great month. Here’s a recap of some of our best essays. Read about the friend zone, the best commencement speech, Harper Lee, and more. Cover Image: Monkey Business/Shutterstock
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More Than Just Friends?

June 29, 2015 - 13 stories
Can friends be lovers, or more? Here's what science has to say about you and your "friend" staying just friends. Cover Image: Jasminko Ibrakovic/Shutterstock
June 20 - 26

June 20 - 26

June 27, 2015 - 7 stories
Here are the thought-provoking posts you missed this week. Read about nice guys, mass shootings, panic disorder, and more.
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The Modern Marriage

June 26, 2015 - 20 stories
Tying the knot: It's an ever-changing institution. Researchers, the American public, and even advertisers are calling for acceptance. Cover image: Syda Productions/Shutterstock

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Why We Break the Rules

June 25, 2015 - 17 stories
We all break the rules now and then, and some of us do it more than others. Here's the science behind our everyday transgressions. Cover Image: Denniro/Shutterstock
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This Is Who I Am

June 24, 2015 - 18 stories
Looking beyond gender, race, and class. The discussions over identity are manyfold and ever-changing. Cover Image: Mimage/Shutterstock
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Inside Out

June 23, 2015 - 18 stories
Literally, when your emotions get the better of you a lot can happen inside your head. Cover Image: Disney
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The Laws of Pleasure

June 22, 2015 - 17 stories
Why does pleasure lose its pleasure? We reach our desires and then we get bored. Herein, the science behind hedonism. Cover Image: Pavel Sazonov/Shutterstock
June 13 - 19

June 13 - 19

June 20, 2015 - 6 stories
Getting out of town? Take these vital reads with you, including essays about your ulterior motives, how to get creative, the nuance of relationships, and more.
For Our Fathers

For Our Fathers

June 19, 2015 - 22 stories
Celebrate fatherhood with these important posts, including the role of the dad, paying respects, and fathers who really care. Cover Image: Shutterstock/SoloviovaLiudmyla
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The Chronically Late

June 18, 2015 - 13 stories
Why do some people cut it so close? The real reason for being chronically late may just surprise you. Cover Image: Bacho-Shutterstock
Too Proud?

Too Proud?

June 17, 2015 - 19 stories
Loads of pride can mean a healthy dose of self-esteem, but too much of it can lead to an inordinate feeling of superiority. Here’s a primer on pride. Cover Image: Joshua Earle/Unsplash
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Are You Tough Enough?

June 16, 2015 - 18 stories
People with emotional fortitude know how to deal with the challenges and setbacks that are itinerant in life. Do you have the strength to deal? Cover Image: Andrew Eccles.
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Love, the Unconditional Kind

June 15, 2015 - 17 stories
How do you avoid the power struggles of a new relationship? Getting to real love isn't easy, but it can be done. Here's how to make your love unconditional. Cover Image: Shutterstock
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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