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The More You Lie...

September 19, 2017 - 4 stories
We all lie, some of us many times a day. Sometimes we have to fib, and other times we embellish for personal gain. Read about effective lying, lie detecting, and full-on deception. Cover Image: Artsem Martysiuk/Shutterstock

The Long Happy Life

September 18, 2017 - 4 stories
We all want to live a long life, but quality is key. How to reach old age with fewer aches and pains. Cover Image: Goodluz/Shutterstock
September 9 - 15

September 9 - 15

September 16, 2017 - 7 stories
Now that Autumn is fully in place, cozy up and read these posts from the past week, including the science of touch, second languages, and more.

Craft Your Calling

September 15, 2017 - 4 stories
The work day is long so you better like what you do. Here are some posts about your calling, including intelligent careers and lady bosses. Cover image: Picjumbo/Pexels
Happy Coincidences

Happy Coincidences

September 14, 2017 - 4 stories
Some say things happen for a reason, others think that life is random chaos at all times. Herein, the science of serendipity. Cover Image: Kl PetroShutterstock

Let It Go

September 13, 2017 - 4 stories
Are you stuck? Moving on one step at a time. Cover Image: Ollyy/Shutterstock

The Guilt Trip

September 12, 2017 - 4 stories
Are you guilt-prone? Here's how to move on when you've done something wrong. Cover Image: MatthewHenry/Unsplash

The Hug Drug

September 11, 2017 - 5 stories
The power of touch makes us healthier and happier. Read about cuddling, the rules of hugging, and the science behind a simple embrace. Cover Image: GoranBogicevic_Shutterstock
September 2 - 8

September 2 - 8

September 09, 2017 - 6 stories
Read the best of the week, see essays about remembering history, making art, bias in algorithms, and more.
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Change the Way You Think

September 08, 2017 - 4 stories
Don't let negative thoughts trample your well-being. Read about managing anxiety, how you see people, and other ailments of faulty thinking. Cover Image: K. Perina

The United Colors of America

September 07, 2017 - 5 stories
The acculturative stress of immigrants is a real thing. Plus, read about the mistreatment of minorities, both sides of the debate, and the pursuit of happiness for all. Cover Image: Rawpixel/Shutterstock

No Place Like Om

September 06, 2017 - 4 stories
Sure, you can meditate on a mountaintop, but you can also learn to be more mindful throughout your day—just bite into an apple and savor it. Living in the present is its own reward. Cover Image: Everst_Shutterstock

Loving Mother Nature

September 05, 2017 - 4 stories
Being mindful of the environment can help the planet, plus help and heal our bodies, minds, and souls. Cover Image: ValeriaBoltneva/Pexels

On This Labor Day

September 04, 2017 - 4 stories
Read about our troubling times, the future of men, making love not hate, and more. Cover Image: Snapwire/Pexels
August 26 - September 1

August 26 - September 1

September 02, 2017 - 7 stories
It's the last of summer, so put your feet up with these essays on bitcoins, war, men's postpartum, and more.

The Summer's End

September 01, 2017 - 4 stories
We're all sad to say goodbye to summer. Here are a few good reads to wrap it up, including the summer slide, easing into fall, hold onto awe, and more. Cover Image: Tpsdave/Pexels

Top Posts: August 2017

August 31, 2017 - 25 stories
Close your summer with these top reads, including essays about learning reason, artificial intelligence, evil villains, and more. Cover Image: Chevanon/Pexels
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When Disaster Strikes

August 29, 2017 - 6 stories
The trauma of epic catastrophe. Read about the meaning of disaster, should you donate, the impact of a cataclysm, and more. Cover Image: Juergen Faelchle/Shutterstock

Why We Delay

August 29, 2017 - 4 stories
Procrastinating is perfect self-sabotage and a great way to thwart your path to success. It's time to push on. Cover Image: Fahkamram/Shutterstock
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The Rules of Romance

August 28, 2017 - 4 stories
What's the secret to lasting love? Read about moderation, self-regulation, and plain old kindness. Cover Image: Josh Willink/Pexels