Elizabeth Combs

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7 Habits of a Happy Brain

Make this part of each day and you'll like the results:<p><b>Remember that you have power to build new pathways in your brain. (</b>But it takes more …

'Unbroken Brain' Explains Why 'Tough' Treatment Doesn't Help Drug Addicts

Tough love, interventions and 12-step programs are some of the most common methods of treating drug addiction, but journalist Maia Szalavitz says they're often counterproductive.<p>"We have this idea that if we are just cruel enough and mean enough and tough enough to people with addiction, that they …

Foods to Improve Your Moods

How do foods improve moods? Quite simply it’s thanks to the way the brain works. When your brain is functioning properly you have well-regulated …

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Success

The American Workplace Is Broken. Here’s How We Can Start Fixing It.

American workers are more stressed, sleep deprived, burnt out and disengaged than ever before, but the solution is surprisingly simple.<p><i>This story is part of our monthlong “Work Well” initiative, which focuses on thriving in the workplace. You can find more stories from this project here.</i><p>The way we …

The Workplace

4 simple psychological tricks to help you actually stick to your New Year's resolutions

Every year, millions of people around the world make New Year's resolutions. And every year, the great majority of us break and abandon those resolutions.<p>Psychology research can help: here are four things you can do to make it more likely that, this year, you maintain your resolutions.<p>Intentions, …

This short story may reveal the secret of how Kylo Ren ended up with Darth Vader's helmet

<b>Warning: There are some spoilers ahead!</b><p>After seeing "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," I compiled together a bunch of big questions left unanswered by the film.<p>For some reason, I didn't include one of the simplest questions on my list: How did Kylo Ren end up with his dear old granddad Darth Vader's …