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Less Than Perfect

May 04, 2015 - 17 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.
April 25 - May 1

April 25 - May 1

May 02, 2015 - 6 stories
The PT blogs keep getting better and better. See what our contributors talked about last week, including essays on altered states, how to teach creativity, and more
Spiritual, But Not Religious?

Spiritual, But Not Religious?

May 01, 2015 - 17 stories
Did you know that non-belief increases with intelligence and income? In fact, people from more educated parts of the world see religion as less important in their daily lives. Cover Image: gow27/Shutterstock
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Top Posts: April 2015

April 30, 2015 - 25 stories
It's been a spectacular month, and here's what you missed. Read on for essays about the awkward moment, introverts, why life is hard, and much more
Listen to Your Body

Listen to Your Body

April 29, 2015 - 8 stories
Put your body in the driver's seat. Often, it knows what's good for it and what's not. Cover Image: Nanette Grebe/Shutterstock
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Does Birth Order Matter?

April 28, 2015 - 4 stories
Should you believe you will be forgotten as the middle child, spoiled as the last, and far too responsible as the first? Here are some facts about birth order. Cover Image: Arek_malang/shutterstock
Henry Leutwyler

The Truth About Lies

April 27, 2015 - 15 stories
Everyone lies to some degree. We lie to others and, equally harmful, to ourselves. Here’s coming to terms with lies both big and small. Cover Image: Henry Leutwyler
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April 18-24

April 25, 2015 - 6 stories
Click here for a look at the best from the week; peruse posts about teamwork, adolescence, cognition, and more.
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Women + Math = Success

April 24, 2015 - 5 stories
Of course, your girls are good at math. However, they may not know it yet. Cover Image: Dragon Images/Shutterstock
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Hit Your Reset Button

April 23, 2015 - 20 stories
Want to start over and move on? Here are some tips to relaunch yourself. By Peg Streep
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Have a Green Day

April 22, 2015 - 19 stories
Nature does nurture. A dose of green can boost and heal you in myriad ways. Here's to saving our precious planet. Cover Image: SunnyStudio/Shutterstock
Peter Yang

Do You Know Yourself?

April 21, 2015 - 23 stories
Self-knowledge is hard to come by, but it’s imperative for meaning in life. Do you know who you are? Cover Image: Peter Yang
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How Food Affects Mood

April 20, 2015 - 14 stories
Certain foods put you into certain moods. Conversely, certain moods push you to eat certain foods. Cover Image: Dasha Petrenko/Shutterstock
April 11-17

April 11-17

April 18, 2015 - 6 stories
There was a lot to read this past week, here’s a recap. Learn about the art of loving teasing, the path to thriving, elections and social media, and more.
Lost Boys

Lost Boys

April 17, 2015 - 12 stories
Young women far outnumber young men in college enrollment. Why are our boys struggling, and what can we do about it?
Andrew Eccles

The Jealous Heart

April 16, 2015 - 21 stories
Green-eyed envy is a painful emotion. But it has more to do with you than the other person. Cover Image: Andrew Eccles
Fair Shares and Taxing Realities

Fair Shares and Taxing Realities

April 15, 2015 - 11 stories
Tax season is over. Thank you.
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Spring Cleaning

April 14, 2015 - 15 stories
Clear the clutter, clear the closets. And most important: Clear the mind. Cover Image: Mindscape/Shutterstock
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Let the Mind Wander

April 13, 2015 - 17 stories
Is your head in the clouds? That's a good thing. Daydreaming is not a silly childish pursuit; so read on for its benefits and true purpose.
April 4-10

April 4-10

April 11, 2015 - 5 stories
A round-up of the best reads from the week, including essays on parental pride, the next big thing, economically vulnerable fathers, and more.

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