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Om Sweet Om

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
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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What Are Your Priorities?

Do you prioritize work above all else? Some of us have difficulty enjoying leisure time and attend to the laptop constantly. Are you a workaholic?
Do you prioritize work above all else? Some of us have difficulty enjoying leisure time and attend to the laptop constantly. Are you a workaholic?
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How to Deal with Toxic People

We all try to avoid the ire and fire of a difficult person, but sometimes crossing paths with one is inevitable at work and at home. Herein, the art of managing the unruly.
We all try to avoid the ire and fire of a difficult person, but sometimes crossing paths with one is inevitable at work and at home. Herein, the art of managing the unruly.
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Get Out of Your Own Way

Procrastinating, drinking, or overeating? Self-sabotaging behavior results from a misguided attempt to rescue ourselves from our own negative feelings. Featuring posts by Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
Procrastinating, drinking, or overeating? Self-sabotaging behavior results from a misguided attempt to rescue ourselves from our own negative feelings. Featuring posts by Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
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Top Posts: April 2018

Have a look at the best of the month, including essays about your brain on stress, evolutionary mismatch, making amends, and more.
Have a look at the best of the month, including essays about your brain on stress, evolutionary mismatch, making amends, and more.
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April 21 - 27

Hail to a Happy Spring with these great reads on fair evaluations, pretty girls, pet healthy, and more.
Hail to a Happy Spring with these great reads on fair evaluations, pretty girls, pet healthy, and more.
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It’s Serendipity!

Some people love that saying "things happen for a reason." Others say life is random chaos at all times. Herein, the science of serendipity.
Some people love that saying "things happen for a reason." Others say life is random chaos at all times. Herein, the science of serendipity.
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Off the Grid

The notion of getting far from the madding crowd has romantic appeal. Sometimes, we all want to say goodbye to our devices.
The notion of getting far from the madding crowd has romantic appeal. Sometimes, we all want to say goodbye to our devices.
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Calm Yourself

Does your brain nag you about your worries, small or large? Here's how to ease your anxiety.
Does your brain nag you about your worries, small or large? Here's how to ease your anxiety.
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A Weighty Issue

The science of weight and obesity. Featuring posts on nutrition, diet, and sugar by Sylvia Karasu, M.D.
The science of weight and obesity. Featuring posts on nutrition, diet, and sugar by Sylvia Karasu, M.D.
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Life Isn't Always a Joy Ride

As soon as you think all is fine and dandy in life, stuff happens. Be it a break-up, illness, death, job loss, or other mishap, there’s always something.
As soon as you think all is fine and dandy in life, stuff happens. Be it a break-up, illness, death, job loss, or other mishap, there’s always something.
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Top Posts

Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and more
Read the top recent posts about relationships, dopamine, cognition, and more
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Save Your Planet

Embracing the planet, in more ways than one, can boost us personally and collectively.
Embracing the planet, in more ways than one, can boost us personally and collectively.

Slow Down

Do you work hard and play hard? Maybe too hard? Here’s what research says about moving too fast, as well as what you can do about it.
Do you work hard and play hard? Maybe too hard? Here’s what research says about moving too fast, as well as what you can do about it.
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Mysteries of Memory

Would you be who you are without your memories? Whether it’s memory in the short term or long term, or patchy recall altogether, let’s unpack the science of the hard drive in your head.
Would you be who you are without your memories? Whether it’s memory in the short term or long term, or patchy recall altogether, let’s unpack the science of the hard drive in your head.
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How to Think Differently

Elastic thinking endows us with the ability to solve novel problems and overcome the barriers that can impede us from looking beyond.
Elastic thinking endows us with the ability to solve novel problems and overcome the barriers that can impede us from looking beyond.
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Only the Lonely

You can feel lonely even if you have tons of friends, and also if you’re in a relationship. How to combat the real contagion of loneliness.
You can feel lonely even if you have tons of friends, and also if you’re in a relationship. How to combat the real contagion of loneliness.
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Top Posts

Say hello to warmer weather with these good reads on how intimacy works, a different dog breed, inferiority, and more.
Say hello to warmer weather with these good reads on how intimacy works, a different dog breed, inferiority, and more.
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Are You Superstitious?

Knock on wood, it's Friday the 13th. Here's the science behind a little magical thinking, ghosts, and haunted places.
Knock on wood, it's Friday the 13th. Here's the science behind a little magical thinking, ghosts, and haunted places.