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Your Anxious Mind

We worry for good reasons, but it can get out of hand. Here’s how to get your anxious thoughts under control. Cover Image: Strahil Dimitrov-Shutterstock
We worry for good reasons, but it can get out of hand. Here’s how to get your anxious thoughts under control. Cover Image: Strahil Dimitrov-Shutterstock
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Music to My Ears

How the brain responds to our favorite sounds, the power of nostalgic songs, and more. Cover Image: BruceMars/Pexels
How the brain responds to our favorite sounds, the power of nostalgic songs, and more. Cover Image: BruceMars/Pexels
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Words From the Wise

Getting older is better than it looks. Here's what we can learn from our elders. Cover Image: FamVeld/Shutterstock
Getting older is better than it looks. Here's what we can learn from our elders. Cover Image: FamVeld/Shutterstock
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Please Be Civil

How not to get sucked into an "us" versus "them" mentality. Regaining our civility takes open ears and more. Cover Image: Rawpixel/Shutterstock
How not to get sucked into an "us" versus "them" mentality. Regaining our civility takes open ears and more. Cover Image: Rawpixel/Shutterstock

February 24 - March 2

It's been an energizing week, here are reads to keep up the enthusiasm. See essays on when cops freeze, spotting the liar, the selfie, and more.
It's been an energizing week, here are reads to keep up the enthusiasm. See essays on when cops freeze, spotting the liar, the selfie, and more.
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Too Much Information?

Let’s face it, we love talking about ourselves. But how much should we disclose? Cover Image: Syda/Shutterstock
Let’s face it, we love talking about ourselves. But how much should we disclose? Cover Image: Syda/Shutterstock
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The Micro-Managed

Do you have someone in your life who micro-manages everything to the last detail? How managing styles can make or break any relationship, at work and at home. Cover Image: AlexBrylov/Shutterstock
Do you have someone in your life who micro-manages everything to the last detail? How managing styles can make or break any relationship, at work and at home. Cover Image: AlexBrylov/Shutterstock
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Top Posts: February 2018

Add some sense back into the world with these important reads of the month. See essays on jealousy, nuclear war, election hacking, and more. Cover Image: Sosij/Flickr
Add some sense back into the world with these important reads of the month. See essays on jealousy, nuclear war, election hacking, and more. Cover Image: Sosij/Flickr
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How to Disable Your Autopilot

Some people drift unconsciously through their days more than others. Here's how to smell the roses and then some. Cover Image: Ilham-rahmansyah-Pixabay
Some people drift unconsciously through their days more than others. Here's how to smell the roses and then some. Cover Image: Ilham-rahmansyah-Pixabay
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Are the Kids Safe?

We all want to protect our children, but can we agree on how to get there? Plus the role of guns, the motives behind mayhem, teen activism, and more. Cover Image: 4PM/Shutterstock
We all want to protect our children, but can we agree on how to get there? Plus the role of guns, the motives behind mayhem, teen activism, and more. Cover Image: 4PM/Shutterstock

February 17 - 23

Here are some reads for your balmy February. See essays about the truth of America's past, bragging on social media, porn use, and more.
Here are some reads for your balmy February. See essays about the truth of America's past, bragging on social media, porn use, and more.
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The May-December Romance

They’re everywhere: George and Amal, The Donald and Melania, Harrison and Calista. They put the ever-widening age gap on centerstage. Here’s more on the psyche of these celebrated matches. Cover Image: Taniavolobueva/Shutterstock
They’re everywhere: George and Amal, The Donald and Melania, Harrison and Calista. They put the ever-widening age gap on centerstage. Here’s more on the psyche of these celebrated matches. Cover Image: Taniavolobueva/Shutterstock
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The Broken Hearts’ Club

Why does a broken heart literally hurt? Plus, the neuroscience of breakups and why your mind wants you to remember the pain. Cover Image: RakicevicNenad/Pexels
Why does a broken heart literally hurt? Plus, the neuroscience of breakups and why your mind wants you to remember the pain. Cover Image: RakicevicNenad/Pexels
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Making Tough Choices

Making the right decision means weighing your options. Sometimes, though, you may feel paralyzed into inaction. Here are a few reads on the topic. Cover Image: Lassedesignen/Shutterstock
Making the right decision means weighing your options. Sometimes, though, you may feel paralyzed into inaction. Here are a few reads on the topic. Cover Image: Lassedesignen/Shutterstock
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Prodigal Sons and Daughters

Do gifted children grow up to be well-adjusted adults, as well as highly accomplished? Cover Image: N. Pelusi
Do gifted children grow up to be well-adjusted adults, as well as highly accomplished? Cover Image: N. Pelusi
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Born Leaders

What makes a great leader? Some people are natural born leaders, others learn to take charge. Here’s how to acquire strength, compassion, charisma, and a true inner compass. Happy President’s Day. Cover Image: MayGuoPexels
What makes a great leader? Some people are natural born leaders, others learn to take charge. Here’s how to acquire strength, compassion, charisma, and a true inner compass. Happy President’s Day. Cover Image: MayGuoPexels

February 10 - 16

Here are a few reads to end your week. See essays about self-centered behavior, being yourself, companion animals and the mentally ill, and more.
Here are a few reads to end your week. See essays about self-centered behavior, being yourself, companion animals and the mentally ill, and more.
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The Healthy Skeptic

Skepticism is healthy. Yet there’s a fine line between doubt and covering your ears. Here are essays on the healthy and not so healthy sides of skepticism. Cover Image: Haris Irshad/Pexels
Skepticism is healthy. Yet there’s a fine line between doubt and covering your ears. Here are essays on the healthy and not so healthy sides of skepticism. Cover Image: Haris Irshad/Pexels
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The Real You

Dare to be yourself. Being honest with yourself can lead you to a more authentic life. Read essays about rethinking you, living an authentic life, meaning making, and more. Cover Image: NejronPhoto/Shutterstock
Dare to be yourself. Being honest with yourself can lead you to a more authentic life. Read essays about rethinking you, living an authentic life, meaning making, and more. Cover Image: NejronPhoto/Shutterstock
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Be My Valentine

Looking for love in all the wrong places? You may be wondering if your new mate is even right for you. How to look for love the right way. Cover Image: FreestocksPexels
Looking for love in all the wrong places? You may be wondering if your new mate is even right for you. How to look for love the right way. Cover Image: FreestocksPexels