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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
August 19 - 25

August 19 - 25

August 26, 2017 - 6 stories
Wind down your late summer with these good reads, including autism in males, your choice of pets, seeing truth as relative, and more.
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Boys to Men

August 25, 2017 - 4 stories
Are our young men falling behind? Our empathy gap, the struggles of boys, and more. Cover Image: Courtesy A. Middelmann
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The Big Disconnect

August 24, 2017 - 4 stories
Should we disconnect? Here's how to handle social media, the smartphone-brain battle, alternatives to your devices, and more. Cover Image: Uber Images/Shutterstock
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Own Your Health

August 23, 2017 - 4 stories
To get the best healthcare, you have to be prepared as well as be your own advocate. Plus, read about doc-in-the-box, the good patient, and your best healthcare. Cover Image: I. Pelusi
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The Passive-Aggressive in Your Life

August 22, 2017 - 4 stories
We all know that person who's sneaky, underhanded, and intentionally forgetful. Here’s how to handle the passive-aggressive person in your life. Cover Image: Iordani_Shutterstock
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Perchance to Dream

August 21, 2017 - 4 stories
Why do we dream or have nightmares? Some say that dreaming helps manage our memories, or it may be a way to rehearse outside threats. Dreaming can give us clues into our psyches. Cover Image: Blend Images/Shutterstock
August 12 - 18

August 12 - 18

August 19, 2017 - 7 stories
Read important posts on artificial intelligence, diversity, infidelity, dreams, and more.

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