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The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re miserable.<p>Breaking a habit, trying something new, taking a risk, making new connections, or putting yourself in a totally new situation won’t be easy, …

Here's what you need to know about dialectical behavior therapy, the kind Selena Gomez depends on

Selena Gomez has been incredibly open and brave about her struggles with anxiety and depression. Late last year, she checked herself into rehab due …

Have Your Kids Do This Now to Avoid Depression Later On

Researchers have found exercise has long-term benefits for kids' mood and may help prevent depression down the road.<p>It's no secret that exercise releases feel-good endorphines and can act as a mood-enhancer. I work out for that very reason: starting my day with yoga or cardio kickstarts my positive …

I Photograph Mushrooms And Try To Present Them In The Most Beautiful Way Possible

I am into mushrooms pretty much all my life, buying numerous books, spending days and days in the woods looking for them. And since I’ve bought a …

Mushrooms

Pass on your passwords, or your family's digital memories will die with you

When loved ones die what they leave behind is frequently the source of comforting memories - whether it’s in the shape of Dad’s collection of 60s vinyl or a treasured album of family holiday snaps.<p>But with so many of our memories now held in digital form - from music to photographs and even local …

The Best Independent Bookstores in America

Independent bookstores are not only surviving but thriving—their savvy service and welcoming environs (especially at this time of year) securing a …

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

Dolls With Disabilities Escape The Toy Hospital, Go Mainstream

When Dominika Tamley chose "Isebelle," her American Girl doll, she picked a toy whose hair and eye color matched her own. But the 10-year-old is quick to point out that's not the only way the doll resembles the real child who plays with her.<p>"She's like a mini-me," Tamley explained with pride. …

Disability

POV Sketches Put Viewers in the Drawing Seat

Thomas Cian hits the road with sketchbook in hand.<p>A unique worldview and clear vision can uplift an artist’s work, but sometimes it’s hard to separate a stunning final product from its development. In a series of sketchbook drawings, Italian artist Thomas Cian offers a peek behind the curtain and …

My Boyfriend Chooses Porn Over Me!

<i>Warning: Today's post deals with sexual content and may not be appropriate for all audiences.</i><p>Dear Sugar Radio is a weekly podcast from member station WBUR. Hosts Steve Almond and Cheryl Strayed offer "radical empathy" and advice on everything from relationships and parenthood to dealing with drug …

Work-Life Balance Vs. Work-Life Integration, Is There Really A Difference?

Most people have heard the term “work-life balance,” but in recent years, the phrase “work-life integration” has been gaining popularity and given way to headlines such as “work-life balance is dead” and “work-life integration: the new norm.” Despite the growing popularity of work-life integration, …

Work-life Balance

How men fall in love

Raymond December 18, 2016 10 comments<p>How am I ever going to commit to one woman when I just want to have sex with everything in sight? Let’s talk …

10 strategies to avoid raising a spoiled brat

When your kids talk back, forget to use their manners, refuse to listen, don’t pitch in, act out and act disrespectful— it takes the joy right out of parenting.<p>Not only are their unsavory behaviors frustrating in the moment, but as they continue, you probably worry about your ability to raise a …

How To Rewire Your Brain To Better Handle Stress

In most scenarios, stress is just another aspect of the human experience. It comes and goes, and while it’s relatively unpleasant to deal with, its long-term effects are negligible. However, when stress becomes pervasive and continuous, the physical and mental health impacts can be …

Here are 25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

Happiness

If You're Feeling Uncomfortable, That's The Start Of Your Personal Growth

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn't typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that's worth opening this particular can of worms.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), but that …

Emotional Intelligence

American Christianity has long struggled to be on the right side of racial justice

People of faith aren’t exempt from facing each generation’s political and ideological battles.<p>When Michelle Obama addressed the significance of the first black First Family living in the White House, a house built by slaves, she was unintentionally giving a history lesson to many who didn’t know …

The Radicalism of Romantic Love

Romantic love as a Western cultural ideal is often held to be a modern invention. Historically, romantic love has been thought to have a radical …

Relationships

How To Raise Smart Kids: Unmissable Secrets Of Parenting

A few years ago, I watched Brene Brown’s TED Talk on Vulnerability. Her story, her research, her authenticity, and yes, her vulnerability resonated …

Should You Have Kids If You're Depressed?

“Were you frightened to have children with your history of suicidal depression?” a young woman asked me the other day. “Did you have to stop …

Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck Says Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Since the publication of her book, <i>Mindset: The New Psychology of Success</i>, Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck’s theories on fixed and growth mindsets …

Self-improvement

Want to Improve Your Decision-Making? Shut up for 10 days.

Recently, my partner, who once lived in a meditation-focused intentional community (read: hippie house), urged me to go on a 10-day silent retreat to learn insight meditation. Being a skeptic, but wanting to move our relationship forward, I reluctantly drove to the Sierra Nevadas for just such a …

A Look At Pixar’s Secret Storytelling Weapons

<b>WHAT:</b> A video essay on why Pixar films tend to be so relatable.<p><b>WHO:</b> YouTuber KaptainKristian.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> It’s not just that Pixar films put viewers through the emotional wringer, it’s the way they do it–not with cheap manipulation but with meticulously crafted storytelling and core truths. In a …