Top Posts: September 2017

September 30, 2017 - 25 stories
For your fall reading pleasure, see these posts about mutually shared conflict, misremembering history, why we make art, and more. Cover Image: Legenda/Shutterstock
September 23 - 29

September 23 - 29

September 29, 2017 - 6 stories
Read the best of the past week, including posts about 9/11, what a narcissist won't tell you, college life, and more.

Are You Stuck in a Rut?

September 28, 2017 - 4 stories
Are you trapped in a dead end and unable to move forward? Here's how to break free of your rut. Cover Image: DeanDrobot/Shutterstock

The Big Data Bull's-Eye

September 27, 2017 - 4 stories
Computational techniques illuminate such illnesses as depression and schizophrenia, forging new paradigms for classifying and treating the thorniest psychiatric disorders. Cover Image: Ollyy Shutterstock

In the Minds of Dogs

September 26, 2017 - 4 stories
Just how much do dogs know about us, the world around them, and themselves? Cover Image: Pekic/Shutterstock

Your Sexual Desire

September 25, 2017 - 4 stories
What turns us on? And why we choose the partners we do. Herein, bedroom behavior and more. Cover Image: Teksomolika/iStock
September 16 - 22

September 16 - 22

September 23, 2017 - 7 stories
Wrap up in the cool weather with these smart reads, including the quality of your relationship, brain cholesterol, the fear of change, and more.
Dylan Coulter

Just Say No

September 22, 2017 - 4 stories
We loath to disappoint others, and we even go to extreme lengths to avoid uttering this slim but salient word. Here’s how to do it. Cover Image: Dylan Coulter

Living Well With Chronic Pain

September 21, 2017 - 4 stories
When you hurt all over, it can stop your life in its tracks. Here’s how to manage, cope, and live well with debilitating pain. Freddiemarriage/Unsplash
Peter Yang

Hard Conversations

September 20, 2017 - 4 stories
Difficult conversations are tough because they matter. Plus, what to do with self talk, the voice of reason, and more. Cover Image: Peter Yang
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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.
K. Perina

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