Jonathan Prouty

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Why does my 4-year-old insist on doing things at such a maddeningly slow pace?

<i>Q: I have a 4-year-old who moves at a snail’s pace while doing routine things (getting dressed, getting in the car, getting out of the car, putting on shoes). I request, I encourage, I plead, I demand, I reward — but nothing changes. She goes at her own pace when it’s an everyday have-to-do kind of</i> …

Parenting

The tragic legacy of ‘Ms. Poverty,’ unlikely creator of the federal poverty line

Nearly 50 years ago, a 48-year-old statistician named Mollie Orshansky, later referred to as a “ubiquitous footnote” in the history of counting the …

Income Inequality

Someone Figured Out How Every Single Star Trek Novel Fits Together

As with so many franchises that have managed to last decades, there’s a wealth of <i>Star Trek</i> material out there for old fans and new fans to devote …

Is Christianity an Inherently Feminine Religion? | The Art of Manliness

Last week we began a series which which is exploring the relationship between masculinity and Christianity — mainly, why it is that the more a man …

Faith

How to Beat Belly Fat

Sure, that roll of flab makes you look out of shape, but your muffin top could also be a serious health threat. The solution is to practice girth …

Anxiety Disorders, From OCD to PTSD, Explained

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> Medical Daily.<p>If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you’ve likely branded yourself an “anxious” person at some …

Why ‘white trash’ Americans are flocking to Donald Trump

When J.D. Vance was a boy, his beloved grandmother “Mamaw” told her boozer husband that if he ever came home drunk again, she’d kill him. When he …

How Low Should You Squat? (And How To Improve It)

By Jessica Migala for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn<p>It's a tried-and-true move for a reason: It hits the spot when you're looking for a workout to quite literally kick your butt. We're talking about the functional, no-frills squat. The multi-joint move works your glutes and quads …

Exercise

6 Rules For Making Your Home Look Better

A home is like a wardrobe: to a certain degree, how you decorate it comes down to personal taste. But there are rules too. Much like it’s sacrilege …

Home Decorating

De-greecing the Church

The need to rediscover the Hebrew roots of the Bible and Church, and practical examples of how Greek influence in our education and culture gives …

Kids

If You Want to Lose Weight, Quit the Gym

Healthy living doesn’t start with Crossfit. It starts in the kitchen.<p>Have you heard the adage “you can’t out-exercise a bad diet”?<p>What you eat …

10 characteristics of people with high emotional intelligence

What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are "wired," that drives them to greater success than their peers?<p>More often than not, it is their emotional intelligence (EQ), their "ability to identify and manage the emotions of themselves and others."<p>There are critical ways that …

Self-improvement

The Absence of Empathy: Understanding the Psychology of Sociopathic Feminism

Not every narcissist is a sociopath, but all sociopaths are narcissists. Like every other manifestation of identity politics, feminism is ultimately …

Home Improvements That Cost Under $1,000 and Can Make Your Home More Liveable

You don’t have to spend a lot of money upgrading your home. If you’ve got $1,000—or even less—you can revamp your home to make it more aesthetically …

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for social anxiety disorder may affect brain activity and volume

Home » Brain Function » Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for social anxiety disorder may affect brain activity and volume<p>Cognitive behavioral …

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

Weight Loss

New study shows that dogs reduce anxiety in kids

Are you considering adopting a dog for the holidays?<p>Maybe this study will convince you. While the effects of dogs on adult health and well-being has …

Mental Health

How Does Poverty Affect the Brain?

Growing up in poverty can hinder childhood achievement and affect life trajectory. Researchers in fields, such as economics and social sciences, have …

Neuroscience

7 Reasons To Try High-Intensity Interval Training

Trying to get fit fast? Here's why you should HIIT it up.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's Health gets a portion of the proceeds.<p>If you're already a fan …

Exercise

The Truth: Poor in the US Are Richer than the Middle Class in Much of Europe

By Ryan McMaken<p>In this week's debate, Bernie Sanders claimed that the United States has the highest rate of childhood poverty. CBS reports that …

Income Inequality

Study reveals what happens to poor children when you give their parents a little money

Twenty years ago, a group of researchers began tracking the personalities of 1,420 low income children in North Carolina. At the time, the goal was …

Psychology

Myth: The Bible is the Word of God

What is the Bible? Is it a collection of scriptures written by men, or something more?<p>Conservative Christianity affirms the idea of "Biblical Inerrancy;" that is, the Bible is the literal, Divinely-inspired Word of God. Whether or not they accept the scholarly consensuses on authorship of specific …

Theology

New Findings From War on Poverty: Just Give Cash

There is a typical debate that tends to happen whenever people start talking about poverty. Conservatives try to blame poverty on the bad behavior of …

Income Inequality

100 books everyone should read Amazon Goodreads

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Literature