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Why We Break the Rules

We all break the rules now and then, and some of us do it more than others. Here's the science behind our everyday transgressions.
We all break the rules now and then, and some of us do it more than others. Here's the science behind our everyday transgressions.
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The Cult of Moi

We are quick to zoom in and obsess over the self. Such absorption can lead to negativity, rumination, and anxiety. It’s time to zoom out.
We are quick to zoom in and obsess over the self. Such absorption can lead to negativity, rumination, and anxiety. It’s time to zoom out.
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You're the Boss of You

Who's in charge? Here are posts about knowing yourself, defining real strength, the unconscious you, and more.
Who's in charge? Here are posts about knowing yourself, defining real strength, the unconscious you, and more.
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Top Posts

Spring into gear with these reads, see essays on resilient children, evolutionary mismatch, your retirement funds, and more.
Spring into gear with these reads, see essays on resilient children, evolutionary mismatch, your retirement funds, and more.
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April Showers

Take spring cleaning to a new level, change your habits and reach your goals.
Take spring cleaning to a new level, change your habits and reach your goals.
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The Voice in Your Head

The right self-talk can free us from our fears and make us as wise about ourselves — as we often are about others.
The right self-talk can free us from our fears and make us as wise about ourselves — as we often are about others.
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From Mindless to Mindful

The pings, tweets, and clicks make for mind-numbing distraction. Here’s how to be more mindful throughout your day.
The pings, tweets, and clicks make for mind-numbing distraction. Here’s how to be more mindful throughout your day.
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Man's Best Friend

Dogs, cats, hamsters, they really are your best friends. Here’s why pets benefit your health.
Dogs, cats, hamsters, they really are your best friends. Here’s why pets benefit your health.
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Top Posts: March 2018

Embrace the spring weather with these good reads from the month, including how to cope in nutty times, robotic hands, cloning Fido, and more.
Embrace the spring weather with these good reads from the month, including how to cope in nutty times, robotic hands, cloning Fido, and more.
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Top Posts

Read the best essays from the week, including the problem with charisma, cutting calories, social learning, and more.
Read the best essays from the week, including the problem with charisma, cutting calories, social learning, and more.
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The First Date

Just accept it, the first date can be awkward, yet it doesn’t have to be. Here are some pointers about confidence, initiating a second round, who picks up the tab, and more.
Just accept it, the first date can be awkward, yet it doesn’t have to be. Here are some pointers about confidence, initiating a second round, who picks up the tab, and more.
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The Slam Dunk

On the playground or the court, a good game can reveal our inner strengths and character.
On the playground or the court, a good game can reveal our inner strengths and character.
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How to Stay in Love

Are the two of you drifting apart? Read about keeping your partnership happy, as well as dilemmas of fanning the flame.
Are the two of you drifting apart? Read about keeping your partnership happy, as well as dilemmas of fanning the flame.

Perfectly Imperfect

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. Cover Image: fgmsp_pixabay
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. Cover Image: fgmsp_pixabay
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March 17 - 23

Read posts about learning how to save money, why conservative politicians are more attractive, riddles, crosswords and more.
Read posts about learning how to save money, why conservative politicians are more attractive, riddles, crosswords and more.
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Are You Curious?

We were all born curious and eager to discover the wonder of life. Somewhere along the way to adulthood, we lost that need to ask “why.” Here's how to nurture the innate curiosity in you.
We were all born curious and eager to discover the wonder of life. Somewhere along the way to adulthood, we lost that need to ask “why.” Here's how to nurture the innate curiosity in you.
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How to Give and Live

Altruism is healthy, but it isn't always in abundance. Read about why it's hard to be altruistic, how to save the planet, and more.
Altruism is healthy, but it isn't always in abundance. Read about why it's hard to be altruistic, how to save the planet, and more.
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The Secrets We Keep

Often, keeping a secret can be hurtful. Then again, divulging it may be just as cruel and damaging. How to handle unforgiving information.
Often, keeping a secret can be hurtful. Then again, divulging it may be just as cruel and damaging. How to handle unforgiving information.
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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

The coziness of your comfort zone can put a smile on your face. Yet staying in that zone can hold you back. Here's how to break out without risking too much.
The coziness of your comfort zone can put a smile on your face. Yet staying in that zone can hold you back. Here's how to break out without risking too much.

A Wrinkle in Time

Déjà vu is random, fleeting, and hard to study. It's a sensation that makes you feel like you've "been there." Read about this familiar non-memory, as well as real memories.
Déjà vu is random, fleeting, and hard to study. It's a sensation that makes you feel like you've "been there." Read about this familiar non-memory, as well as real memories.