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The Trump White House is really hanging Jeff Sessions out to dry

Maybe he's about to get fired — or maybe Trump's just being a bully.<p>Jeff Sessions is still President Trump’s attorney general. But does Trump have confidence in him? No one in the White House is willing to say.<p>Sessions was an early Trump backer and, for a long time, one of Trump’s most trusted …

Donald Trump

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

Mindfulness

FBI scrutiny of Kushner complicates parallel investigations

Barbara McQuaid, former U.S. attorney, talks with Rachel Maddow about the legal and investigatory implications of Donald Trump senior adviser and …

Why being awkward makes you more likely to succeed

Psychologist Ty Tashiro, author of "Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially awkward and Why That's Awesome," explains why awkward people are more likely to demonstrate "striking talent." Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>There is a stereotype in our culture that some people are too smart</i> …

Self-improvement

Why Swearing Makes You Stronger

By several accounts, Donald Trump has spent a decent amount of time in recent weeks screaming at his television. Almost certainly he’s been swearing at it; what else do you scream at your television but expletives? Besides, the President doesn’t often censor himself, even in public. On the campaign …

Bernie Sanders

How I Wake Up in Under 1 Minute Every Day | Inc.com

For decades, I'd take at least 20 minutes to get out of bed, often 40 minutes or more.<p>But since November, I've gotten out of bed in under 60 seconds, without fail, each day, at 6:15 a.m. I've made it my habit to turn off my alarm, which is across my room from my bed, while it still says 6:15.<p>I …

Time I

100 days of gibberish – Trump has weaponised nonsense

With only a week left of his first 100 days in office – traditionally a milestone for American presidents – Donald Trump sat down with the Associated Press to reflect on his accomplishments (sic) and preemptively brag about future ones. This remarkable artefact, a transcript of which AP then …

Donald Trump

We Asked Young People What It's Like to Date While Anxious and Depressed

"I convince myself that I can't open up to people because there's definitely a stigma."<p>Dating with a mental illness can really fucking suck. Stigmas abound, and often make otherwise promising prospects turn cold.<p>Guy A. Boysen, associate professor of psychology at McKendree University, recently …

Mental Health

7 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Get Rid of Your Fear of Failure

A fear is such a special emotion that is pre-programmed into all people and animals as an instinctual response to potential danger. Speaking …

Self-help

Zen philosophy reveals 4 ways to stop caring what other people think of you

<i>“When you do not seek or need approval, you are at your most powerful.” – Caroline Myss</i><p>Are you stuck in a dead-end job? Do you feel the need to …

Afghanistan

5 Science-Backed Tips to Make You Better in Bed

While humanity’s most basic activity may not seem like a subject for buttoned-up social scientists, sex researchers have started unearthing some …

These 7 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term.<p>Some of my greatest insights into this aspect of human behavior have come from TED talks, which break down research findings …

Self-improvement

5 ways to build lasting self-esteem

Psychologist Guy Winch explains how we can improve our self-confidence<p>When we have greater self-esteem, our confidence soars, as well as our feeling …

The sad clown: The deep emotions behind stand-up comedy

<b>(CNN) —</b> Comedians used to tell a joke that goes like this:<p>"A comedian walks into a psychologist's office. The psychologist says, 'lie down and tell me everything you know.' "<p>The punch line: "I haven't been able to get an appointment since. He's been doing my act in Philadelphia."<p>The material that …

Comedians

22 promises Trump made in his speech to Congress, in one chart

The speech largely focused on things he wants to keep out of the country.<p>Donald Trump began his speech to a joint session of Congress with many promises — broad promises, such as, “I will not allow the mistakes of recent decades past to define the course of our future.”<p>But he quickly transitioned …

Donald Trump

Republican Health Proposal Would Redirect Money From Poor to Rich

Republicans in Congress have been saying for months that they are working on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare in the Trump era. Now we have the outline of that plan, and it looks as if it would redirect federal support away from poorer Americans and toward people who are wealthier.<p>A white …

Health Care

President Trump Has Done Almost Nothing

Tune out the noise coming from the White House. So far, very little has actually happened.<p>Just weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, you would think that everything had changed. The uproar over the president’s tweets grows louder by the day, as does concern over the erratic, haphazard and …

Donald Trump

John Oliver’s season premiere asks: ‘How did we get a pathological liar in the White House?’

<i>Last Week Tonight with John Oliver</i> is back, and although the world seems to have changed irrevocably since it was last on air, Oliver’s shtick remains pretty much the same. The first episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>’s fourth season aired on Sunday and was dedicated almost entirely to President Donald …

United States

What to Do When Your Life Has Gotten Messy

Source: Diego Cervo/Shutterstock<p>Your home is in disarray, you’re behind on your bills, your In box is overflowing, and your cat is in need of a visit …

Psychology

Introduction to Political Philosophy: A Free Yale Course

Democracy is not a given. The Greeks experimented with it. Then it faded into oblivion, only to return many centuries later. Nowadays, democracy …

9 Telltale Signs You Have Impostor Syndrome | Inc.com

Many high-achievers share a dirty little secret: deep down they feel like complete frauds.<p>They worry that they'll be exposed as untalented fakers and say their accomplishments have been due to luck.<p>This psychological phenomenon, known as Impostor Syndrome, reflects is the core belief that you are …

Self-improvement

The Psychology Behind Chronic Overthinking (and How to Stop It)

Overthinkers are all too familiar with what researchers are now calling the "worry spiral," or the tendency to ruminate on issues beyond one's …

Is Self-Doubt Holding You Back?

Source: www.istock.com<p>When it comes to your work, are you sitting on a great idea? Perhaps it’s a question you think the business should be asking, …

Self-confidence

Why Each Side of the Partisan Divide Thinks the Other is Living in an Alternate Reality

<i>This article originally appeared on The Conversation.</i><p>To some liberals, Donald Trump’s inauguration portends doom for the republic; to many …

If you hate the sound of people chewing or babies crying you may have misophonia

Subscribe to WIRED<p>If you can't stand the sound of people chewing or leaky headphones, there could be a neurological explanation. Until now, the …

Neurophilosophy

Introduction to Political Philosophy: A Free Yale Course

Taught by Yale professor Steven B. Smith, this course offers an Introduction to Political Philosophy, and covers the following ground:<p>This course is …