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The Land of Nod

July 20, 2017 - 4 stories
We’re protective of our sleep, guarding it from dysfunction and harm. Herein, facts about the land of nod, the wondrous nap, how to catch shut-eye as a new parent, and more. Cover Image: Blend Images/Shutterstock
Beauty, Redefined

Beauty, Redefined

July 19, 2017 - 4 stories
Why does beauty matter so much, and to everyone? Maybe we need to redefine it. Cover Image: Andresr-Shutterstock

The Falsely Optimistic

July 18, 2017 - 4 stories
Putting on a happy face doesn't work. Plus, read about the happiness pursuit, losing yourself, and more. Cover Image: Thomas-Tucker-Unsplash
Not a Cheap Thrill

Not a Cheap Thrill

July 17, 2017 - 4 stories
Some people enjoy novelty, sensation-seeking, and trying new things. It’s a good thing—up to a point. Cover Image: SkeezePixabay
July 8 - 14

July 8 - 14

July 15, 2017 - 8 stories
Happy reading. Try these intriguing posts from the week, including when time slows, guided play, threesomes, and more.

Less Than Perfect

July 14, 2017 - 4 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. Bezikus/Shutterstock
The Laws of Attraction

The Laws of Attraction

July 13, 2017 - 4 stories
Who we desire is driven by powerful evolutionary forces, but while most of us are drawn to looks first (whether or not we admit it), human attraction is far more complex than it appears at first sight.

Simple Pleasures

July 12, 2017 - 4 stories
Rejoice the simple things in life that get us through the day to day—they’re essential for making progress on life's goals. Cover image: RuslanIvantsov/Shutterstock

Calm Yourself

July 11, 2017 - 4 stories
Does your brain nag you about your worries, small or large? Here's how to ease your anxiety. Cover Image: StanislawMikulski/Shutterstock

I Love My Selfie

July 10, 2017 - 4 stories
The selfie is changing identity, relationships, and just about everything else. Cover Image: OlesyaKuznetsova/Shutterstock
July 1 - 7

July 1 - 7

July 08, 2017 - 6 stories
Start your lazy summer with these good reads. See essays on names and faces, "whatever," dishonesty in close relationships, and more.

Matters of Trust

July 07, 2017 - 4 stories
Can you rely on others? That ability may affect your relationships and your happiness in more ways than you think. Cover Image: Frankies/Shutterstock

It's a Family Affair

July 06, 2017 - 4 stories
Family dynamics help make us who we are. Read about favoritism, the science of twins, grandfathers, and more. Cover Image: RawpixelShutterstock

Define Your Success

July 05, 2017 - 4 stories
Sometimes practical needs, like a roof over your head, don't jibe with your dreams, becoming the next Van Gogh. How one does measure what success means? Cover Image: Jill111Pixabay

All American

July 04, 2017 - 4 stories
On this Happy Fourth of July, read about the "Like" button and activism, a day without government, free speech, and more. Cover Image: OledjioShutterstock

The Summer Reading List

July 03, 2017 - 4 stories
It's time to slow down and enjoy your summertime reading. In fact, these books touch on topics like the power of pain, the origins of love, severe depression, how we change and grow. Cover Image: MladenMitrinovic/Shutterstock
June 24 - 30

June 24 - 30

July 01, 2017 - 7 stories
For great reading the weekend, see these posts about deadly words, humor in romance, self-actualization, the optimism bias, and more.
Top Posts: June 2017

Top Posts: June 2017

June 30, 2017 - 25 stories
For your summer reading, see posts about the epigenetics of music, a periodic table of behavior, the upside of being average, and more. Cover Image:

The Micro-Manager

June 29, 2017 - 4 stories
You don’t need to manage every detail. How managing styles can make or break any relationship, from work to home. Cover Image: ESBProfessional/Shutterstock
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Making Amends

June 28, 2017 - 4 stories
The science of the apology, including posts about knee-jerk responses, accountability, disappointment, and more. Cover Image: Ian Schneider/Unsplash