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The Correct Way to Fight as a Couple

<i>In Hump Day, award-winning psychotherapist and TV host Dr.</i> <i>Jenn</i> <i>Mann answers your sexiest questions—</i><i>unjudged and unfiltered.</i><p><b>DEAR DR. JENN,</b><p>My boyfriend …

Ariana Grande

8 phrases a great boss will constantly tell their employees

The characteristics that make a good boss differ greatly from those that make an average or subpar one. And communication can play a large role in …

Employment

High-salt diet may kill off 'good' gut bacteria

New data suggest that high salt consumption may prove fatal to certain gut bacteria, and that this could contribute to high blood pressure and …

Medical Research

Radical candor: Is it ever OK to use the word ‘stupid’ when giving feedback?

Is it ever OK to use the word “stupid” when giving feedback? Professional business coach Kim Scott offered great perspectives on this question when …

Sheryl Sandberg

Is It Time to Reconsider Traffic Stops?

What researchers found after analyzing data gathered from 20 million stops in North Carolina.<p>While traffic stop interactions with the police may be shrugged off as brief inconveniences for whites, for black Americans, they can lead to humiliation, violence, and even death. This has become clear …

Justice

What is depression and why is it rising?

What is depression?<p>Depressed people don’t all shuffle around with a long face, or cry at any provocation. MentalHealth.gov, a US government website, defines it as “losing interest in important parts of life”. Symptoms include eating or sleeping too much or too little; pulling away from people and …

Depression

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

Oregon Employers Can't Find Employees That Can Pass a Drug Test

Employers in Oregon are having trouble finding potential employees that can pass a drug test.<p>According to the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis’ …

Cannabis

How Putin's Russia Became Mafia Heaven

Inside the long, strange story of organized crime taking over the former Soviet Union—and how Russia tamed it only to unleash it on the West.<p>Mark Galeotti has been interested in all things Russia as far back as he can remember. The British-born author and expert on international crime, who writes …

Russia

The complete — and insane — list of P.J. Tucker’s 2018 NBA playoff sneakers

All 22 pairs — from Cactus Jack Jordans, to custom OFF-Whites, and a trio of Oregon PEs — it’s all here<p>His reign is already solidified and virtually …

Basketball

7 Easy Practices to Reduce Work Stress

Keep stress in check. Your health and wellbeing depend on it.<p>Statistics reported by the American Psychological Association underscore what we already know to be true: work related stress is skyrocketing. Unreasonable workloads, low salaries, lack of social support, and unrealistic performance …

Mindfulness

Hey working mothers, work-life balance is a myth. ‘Shark Tank’ star says strive for this

All the books written on work/life balance could collapse the shelves that hold the smiling-faced pictures of working moms’ children.<p>But Barbara Corcoran, a mother of two and <i>Shark Tank</i> investor, says none are worth much because work/life balance might as well be a unicorn.<p>“<b>Stop striving for work</b> …

Work-life Balance

It’s not you, it’s them: How to survive a gaslighting boss

Everyone has worked with an underwhelming or disappointing boss during the course of their career. Whether it’s the boss that overshares, the boss …

Donald Trump

Tiger Mother talks tribalism: Amy Chua on why U.S. society is slipping into perilous territory

If you've heard or uttered the words "Tiger Mom," then chances are you know who Amy Chua is.<p>But unless you're someone who happens to read popular …

Foreign Policy

10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

Charles Barkley gave a young fan smart advice about dumb people

Charles Barkley had some hilarious life advice for a young fan who wanted his autograph. The kid brought a basketball for Barkley to sign, and <i>TNT</i> shared the brief conversation the two of them shared.<p>Barkley: “Nice to meet you. How you doin’ in school?”The kid: “Good.”Barkley: “You gotta do good in …

Basketball

What Everyone Gets Wrong About ADHD

It can be a kind of superpower!<p>Picture someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). You're probably imagining a person who is easily …

ADHD

The Next Time You Want to Complain at Work, Do This Instead

I looked at my watch. It was 3:20pm. I had been on the phone for over an hour, almost all of that time listening to Frank*, a senior manager at Jambo, a technology company, complain about his boss, Brandon. Jambo is a company I know well — I have many ongoing relationships there from when I used to …

Self-help

Jay Leno Is Worth $350 Million and Owns 181 Cars But Says He Still Lives Like Someone Who’s on Their Last Dime

'I live pretty frugally. I’m a huge believer in low self-esteem,' he says.<p>Jay Leno got rich by being America’s class clown. The comedian has an …

The 10 professions with the most psychopaths

Psychopaths are difficult to spot most of the time. They're not the "Jack the Ripper" caricatures you see in films or read about in books. Often, psychopaths appear normal, which makes them hard to identify.<p>In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM-5, someone with a …

Top 10

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

Sexual Health

The Connection Between Sugar and Depression

Image by Brook Lark<p>Food can have many effects on your mood and emotions. When you’re hungry and want food, you can be grumpy, upset, or even angry. …

Nutrition

Does Parkinson's Begin in the Gut?

A growing body of evidence links the neurodegenerative disease to the gastrointestinal tract, opening new possibilities for treatment

Neuroscience

How to stay out of the office politics and do your job

Is it possible to just go into work, do your job, and stay out of the office politics and cliquey stuff?<p>Yes, I’ve made a career out of it. And here’s …

Best Mens Sunglasses Under $50

These shades block the sun without breaking the bank.<p>For something that comes up everyday, the sun can really take you by surprise. How many times …

Men's Fashion

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Woman Complains After Mike Rowe Questions Necessity of College Degree — His Response Is a Truth Bomb

On Friday, Mike Rowe penned a long post on Facebook in response to a woman named Dawn Baker, who had responded to an article that Rowe shared that …

4 Impressive Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes

One of the ways you can define a good leader from a great leaders, is how they handle their mistakes.<p>Mistakes are one of the ways you can tell a good leader from a great one. All leaders make mistakes--to be human means messing up once in a while--but the difference lies in how they handle those …

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help