Andréa Harmsen

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Guided Meditation for Loneliness

“We are complex beings who wake up every day and fight against being labeled and diminished with stereotypes and characterizations that don’t reflect …

Books,Fiction,Culture,Essays,Science and nature,Poetry,Vladimir Nabokov,Daphne du Maurier,JD Salinger,Elizabeth Bowen,Joseph Heller,Simone de Beauvoir,William Golding<p>Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others choose reading matter that would have been useful when young

Literature

Where Millennials Come From

And why we insist on blaming them for it.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Imagine, as I often do, that our world were to end tomorrow, and that alien researchers many years in the future were tasked with reconstructing the demise of …

Here Are 12 Books That Will Change Your Life

In case you missed it, November 4th was National Book Lovers Day 2017, and it’s one of our favorite days of the year. There are few things more …

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Being on Antidepressants

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Kat de Naoum | 06 12 2015<p>Take them and be happy, right? Wrong.<p>There are so many misconceptions about being on antidepressants …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

My Favorite Books to Sell Over 20 Years of Owning a Bookstore

There is nothing more interesting than talking to people about books, so owning Books & Co. for 20 years was a dream come true. I adored being a …

Books

54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Flirting: The Oldest Form of Safe Sex

Years ago the rules of courtship between men and women were unequivocal. Once properly introduced, if there was interest, he called (never she). …

10 Magical Feminist Books to Inspire Creative Resistance

Writing magical realism can be risky; it’s easy to fall into clichés. But it should never be dismissed as some kitschy literary device. Its history …

10 Epic Page-Turning Novels

The World of Tomorrow<i>, Brendan Mathews's engrossing debut novel, tracks three Irish brothers tumbling through New York during an eventful two weeks</i> …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

What foods are good for helping depression?

Depression is a prevalent mental health illness throughout the world, causing negative thoughts and behaviors in those who experience it.<p>Many people …

Wellness

13 Of The Best Summer Reads Of All Time

Filled with road trips, beachy weekends, and backyard barbecues, summer has always been one of my favorite times of year, (second only to autumn, if …

Books

If our 2017 holiday reading list was too long for you, here are some suggestions, from beach reads to history, science to sci-fi<p><b>Literary page turner</b><b><br>The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Fleet)<br>Both harrowing and thrilling, this is a genre-bending tour de force in which the abolitionist …

Books

What Is Lucid Dreaming and How Do I Get Started?

Welcome to Lifehacker’s <b>Lucid Dream Workshop</b>. Each week we’ll learn a little more about the mysterious realm of sleep science, dreams, and how to …

7 Relationship Podcasts That Can Help You Get Over Anything

If you haven’t jumped on the podcast bandwagon, you're missing out on one of the most compelling mediums out there. From bingeable mysteries that keep you guessing (like <i>S-Town</i>) to comedy (<i>Guys We’ve F*****d</i>) and sex advice (<i>Sex With Emily,</i> with <i>Glamour</i> contributor Emily Morse), there are probably …

A Recommended Contemporary Fantasy Novel, Plus Historical Romances - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

Love is Red<p><i>RECOMMENDED: Love is Red</i> by Sophie Jaff is $1.99! It’s a crazy mindfuck of a book and I loved it! It defies genre categorization, but I …

Books

4 Romances To Kick Off Your Summer

May is here — with the weather warming, the flowers blooming and the sun shining, it's officially the season for outdoor activities. But if your idea of an outdoor activity is taking a book outside to read, then these four romances — featuring Regency pirates, FBI agents, football players and a few …

Music Festivals

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

Your favorite books of the year so far

We've checked the stats at BookPage.com to find the books that have drawn the most pageviews in the first four months of 2017. Read More

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Follow These 3 Women To Get The Lowdown On Data Analytics

Want to know what’s going on in analytics? Here are three writers who will clue you in. They can tell you what the numbers mean and what they don’t, what’s new in industry and what’s what in the analytics market.<p>Cathy O’Neil<p>Mathematician Cathy O’Neil has been a vital influencer in analytics …

Big Data

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

13 books Ernest Hemingway thought every young writer should read

In 1934, a young man named Arnold Samuelson was fresh out of journalism school at the University of Minnesota when he read "One Way Across," a short story by Ernest Hemingway.<p>The story later became part of Hemingway's fourth novel "To Have and Have Not."<p>Samuelson admired the story so much that he …

Brain Imaging Identifies Different Types of Depression

For much of her life Anne Dalton battled depression. She seldom spoke with people. She stayed home a lot. The days dragged on with a sense of “why …