Dr. Susannah-Joy Schuilenberg

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10 Holiday Travel Mistakes to Avoid

Don't be too rigid: even small scheduling concessions can cut costs.<p>Whether they’re driving to visit family or flying to a tropical island to escape …

Veterans Day: Michael Stokes shows wounded warriors in a new light

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Stokes is showing the world a very different view of America's wounded veterans.<p>His no-holds-barred photography has captured dozens of young wounded vets in ways the public is not used to seeing them: fit, happy and proud to show themselves.<p>Just consider his latest photos of Bobby …

Before 'Spectre': The 10 Best James Bond Films, Ranked

It's an indelible part of pop culture, a-more-often-than-not guaranteed box office money-maker, and one of the most successful franchises in cinema …

Why People Happily Spend Money on Snacks, Smartphones, and Slot Machines--But Not Coaching or Therapy.

I recently entered my 29th year of practice in the field of emotional health.<p>Through the decades, I've seen a number of things change--hairstyles, clothing trends, music, cars, technology, and communication preferences.<p><b>One thing hasn't changed, though.</b><p>Today--as always--many people are fine with …

10 Signs You Have Exceptional Mental Strength

If you do these things, you can be sure you're more resilient than average.<p>Just a few weeks ago here on Inc.com we published advice from psychotherapist Amy Morin laying out bad habits you need to break if you want to achieve incredible mental strength. But what if you read the list and were …

If only more men could express emotion like Professor Green | Oscar Rickett

Talking about his dad’s suicide moved the rapper to tears. But too many of us still think it’s not manly to talk about feelings – and the consequences can be deadly<p>Professor Green’s BBC3 documentary Suicide and Me – and his appearance on Newsnight to talk about it – have yet again raised questions …

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Digital Noise Is Creeping Out Our Brains’ Fear Network

What happens in our brains when we hear things that creep us out, and how that’s changing in an age awash in digital noise.<p>David Hendy can be lying in bed, driving on the highway, or flying in a commercial airplane, when suddenly his ears perk up. Does the heating boiler always rattle so violently? …

8 Overlooked Obstacles That Sabotage Your Happiness

How do you get happy?<p>Some people say that if you visualize happiness, you'll be happy. Does that mean if you visualize a castle, you can have that too?<p>Here's another one.<p>If you have negative thoughts, you're doomed. Toast.<p>That's scary, right?<p>Maybe you strive to stay happy by reading inspiring blogs …

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5 Ways to Control Bad Habits

Habits run our lives. Our behavior has a direct and profound effect on our attitude.<p>Anyone can manage the good times and can cultivate the habits …

Some tell-tale signs you're WAY too stressed out

Stressing out is the worst. OK, it’s <i>among</i> the worst —but still, being stressed out sucks. Whether your stress manifests itself in the form of a …

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The voice told me to end my life: This love quieted the voices better than any pill

<b>(Pushish Images via Shutterstock)</b><p>When he met me, I took one pill to quiet the voices. Now it is our marriage that tethers me to what is real<p>Jordan Kurella<p>October 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I have schizoaffective disorder, a cousin of schizophrenia where my symptoms of delusions and hallucinations …

Mental Disorders

The 10 Best Spots to Catch Fall Colors

’Tis the season for tangerine-tinted maples and oaks. Here’s where to get your leaf peeping on across the U.S.<p>Aspen, Colorado<p>The town of Aspen, Colorado, got its name for a reason. Endless stands of the namesake trees line the mountains that surround town. And they all turn yellow in the fall. Take …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for progressive modern living.<p>After working with a couple to design their custom trailer, New Frontier Tiny Homes decide to …

Finalists Unveiled For This Year's National Book Awards

Shortlists for the National Book Awards went public Wednesday, halving the number of nominees to just 20 finalists. Among the books that have survived the second round of cuts, a few clear favorites are beginning to emerge — while others have been displaced by less familiar names.<p>The full lists of …

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

Teaching the Power of Visual Storytelling - An interview with Reza | LensCulture

Sitting in the foyer of Webistan, you are surrounded by history. Meter-long <i>National Geographic</i> covers hang next to old exhibition catalogues and vibrant posters document events long since past.<p>The occasion for much of this history is one man—Reza. An award-winning photographer, a globally …

The Young Survivors of Boko Haram

In Nigeria, what happened on the night of April 14th, 2014, can seem like a fever dream, a surreal nightmare that, as soon as you wake up, lingers uncomfortably, poking at the edges of your waking life. In the early hours of the 15th, members of the Boko Haram terrorist group arrived at a girls’ …

10 secret and small New York restaurants

<b>The New York restaurant scene has become so well known that even a newbie can navigate it with relative ease. Simply identify a notable chef, say,</b> …

Two years in the woods: No computer, no television, no cellphone — but I was no Thoreau

<b>(Sophie Barbasch)</b><p>I needed to live without putting on a face for anyone, including myself. I could be no one in the woods<p>Howard Axelrod<p>September 27, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>This is an adapted excerpt from “The Point of Vanishing: A Memoir of Two Years in Solitude”<p>In the fall of 1999, at the age of 25, I …

Meditation can improve your life and work, but you have to do it like you mean it

As those of us in the Northern hemisphere settle into the autumn, I’m mindful of persistent advice from business gurus telling me that I should be practicing mindfulness, but I’m even more mindful that mindfulness has become one of the most overused, watered-down tropes of the year.<p>The television …

To the People Who Don’t Know How to Respond to My Chronic Pain

To the people who don’t know what to think or say about my life with dystonia and chronic pain, it’s OK. I have no expectations. For a while, I was …

New Research on Overcoming Loneliness

New research finds the brains of lonely people respond more negatively to social stimuli<p>I was feeling lonely one recent weekend. I craved company, but friends and family all seemed to be on vacation or busy. So I arranged to chat with a friend who lives in another city, signed up for a group kayak …

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Trauma Workers Find Solace In A Pause That Honors Life After A Death

Jonathan Bartels is a nurse working in emergency care. He says witnessing death over and over again takes a toll on trauma workers — they can become numb or burned out.<p>But about two years ago, after Bartels and his team at the University of Virginia Medical Center, in Charlottesville, Va., tried …

These pictures show what really happens in the background of stylized Instagram shots

Our filter-friendly life is coming under so much scrutiny lately. First, hipster Barbie touched a nerve by parodying all the stereotypes of the Instagram hashtag #liveauthentic. Now, Chompoo Baritone, a Thai photographer based in Bangkok, has published a new series of pictures that reveal all the …

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The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration

American politicians are now eager to disown a failed criminal-justice system that’s left the U.S. with the largest incarcerated population in the world. But they've failed to reckon with history. Fifty years after Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report “The Negro Family” tragically helped create this …