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Why Asking This 1 Question in a Job Interview Increases the Chances You Get Hired

Anyone who has been on an interview knows there usually comes a point at the end of the meeting where the interviewer says to the interviewee, <i>"Do you have any questions?"</i> You may be wondering whether it's OK to ask some. Or if you should just say, <i>"I'm good,"</i> so as to not take up any more of their …

Employment

Is the world really better than ever?

By the end of last year, anyone who had been paying even passing attention to the news headlines was highly likely to conclude that everything was terrible, and that the only attitude that made sense was one of profound pessimism – tempered, perhaps, by cynical humour, on the principle that if the …

Cultural Appropriation

Facebook can’t escape mounting evidence that it’s making people miserable

Social media has irrevocably changed the nature of friendship, in that we now split our time between virtual relationships and real ones. Now a big new study adds to the growing body of research on the fallout of our socializing online: The more we use Facebook, the less happy we feel.<p>From the …

Social Media

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out these 11 habits very happy people do every single day, and start incorporating them into your …

Happiness

THE HANDMAID’S TALE is One of the Best New Shows in Years (Review)

<i>“I was asleep before. That’s how we let it happen.” – Offred</i><p>It’s hard to know where to begin with a review of Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood‘s …

Face it: Smartwatches are totally doomed

The CEO of Chinese electronics maker Huawei raised eyebrows this week when he publicly trashed smartwatches.<p>“I am always confused as to what …

How Negative Thinkers Can Train Themselves to Stop Being Grumps

Positive thinking has a ton of benefits, from expanding your creativity to boosting your health, but if you’re prone to a more negative outlook, it …

Happiness

Study reveals for first time that cognitive-behavior therapy changes the brain's wiring

A new study from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust has shown for the first time that cognitive behaviour …

6 Surprising Ways Your Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health

The connection between our minds and bodies is so often dismissed as rubbish, because one is looked at as a "merely" an emotional state, while the …

Mental Health

There’s a Problem With a Bunch of Psychology Textbooks

Psychology is mired in a replication crisis: Many famous, established findings that experts had assumed to be robust have, in the light shed by newer …

In Your Twenties or Thirties? Here’s Why You’re Preoccupied with Life’s Meaning.

In your twenties or thirties? Here’s why you’re preoccupied with life’s meaning.<p>252<p>SHARES<p>“For two and a half years I worked at Starbucks, at a hotel, …

How Memory Shapes Our Perception of the Present

<i>Summary: Understanding how memory can shape our perception of the present could help people with learning disorders to stay on task, researchers</i> …

Anxiety Symptoms: Signs You Have an Anxiety Disorder

From job search stress to first date jitters, anxiety is a normal part of life. But when does anxiety become less of an occasional feeling, and more …

Clues into how brain shapes perception to control behavior

Some of the visual information our brains receive is potentially misleading. New research on fruit flies demonstrates how even a simple brain can …

Birth Control and Depression: What You Need to Know

Depression is the most common mental health disorder in the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 16 million adults in …

Forget Dry January. Drinking in pub with friends is good for you, says Oxford University

For the stoic souls participating in Dry January the local pub might seem like a den of temptation which is best avoided.<p>But a new study from Oxford University has found that drinking in moderation with friends seems to improve overall wellbeing.<p>People who drank regularly at their local were …

Alcohol

Can These Apps Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

For someone dealing with depression or anxiety, regular visits with a mental health professional can often be the best solution. But in-person help …

Researchers are giving religious leaders psychedelic drugs in the interest of science

Despite the fact that psychedelic drugs have been used for millennia as medicine in ritualistic ceremonies, there remain many questions in the scientific community about the relationship between their spiritual qualities and healing potential. Researchers at Johns Hopkins and New York Universities …

23 London Restaurants You Must Visit In 2016

Dine away from the beaten track.

How to Make Small Talk | The Art of Manliness

Are you already kind of dreading meeting your freshman dorm roommate for the first time, wondering what you’re going to say?<p>When you spot an …

How to Settle Your Mind | The Art of Manliness

The modern man often leads a rather harried life. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. …

What is Character? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Character</i>. Like honor, it’s a word we take for granted and probably have an affinity for, but likely have never really had to define and may struggle …

From Mythology to Masculinity: How the Hero’s Journey Can Help You Become a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from John Romaniello.</i><p>I want to tell you about a book that will change your life. The book isn’t new. In fact, it …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

23andMe's £125 DNA testing service launches in the UK

While more and more technology companies are shifting their focus to include health tracking, none go quite as in-depth as 23andMe. The self-branded "personal genetics company" made its name in the US and Canada for mail-order DNA test kits that provide customers with an overview of their genetic …