Josh Wittmershaus

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10 Simple and Free Ways to Embrace Self-Care Every Day

Self-care, often considered a millennial obsession, is so much more than treating yourself to a mani or splurging on a Kendall Jenner-approved furry new bag; it’s about caring for yourself in ways that help you live a happy, healthy, and productive life. Luckily, this kind of thing doesn’t require …

Learn Python: A Free Online Course from Google

Google has created a free Python class designed for "people with a little bit of programming experience who want to learn Python." A fortunate thing …

Python Programming

A guide to marijuana microdosing: How tiny hits could be the future of weed

Given the tumultuous and traumatic past few days, anyone would be forgiven for rolling up something large and potent for the weekend. However, a new …

A Single, Brutally Honest Truth About Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is an invaluable skill. But you'll never improve yours unless you acknowledge this first.<p>Just about every single decision we make is influenced by our emotions.<p>That's what makes emotional intelligence (also known as EI or EQ) so valuable. Learning to identify emotions, to …

What It Means To Love Someone With Depression And Anxiety

Lasting love has no boundaries or limitations. It seeks no reward for thriving in the imperfect nature of humanity, that which makes all of our personal connections so vastly unique. Real love triumphs over the most dangerous of evils; those that exist inside each and every one of us.<p>The …

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21 Cheap Date Ideas

Some of the best ones are free.<p>Some dates are extremely formal: your best clothes, a swell restaurant, a show or concert, and a nightcap at a classy …

Personal Finance

You Need to Try Orgasmic Meditation — Here's Why

Take responsibility for your orgasm and you just might feel more confident in all other aspects of your life.<p>"Orgasmic meditation" sounds New Age-y, but this super-focused practice of getting to the big O with your partner could be secret to not just a happier relationship, but a happier life. OM …

Meditation

From ketamine to cupboard therapy: the future of mental health treatment

Once upon a time, the future of mental health treatment was drugs. The advent of Prozac and whole class of similar medication in the 1990s gave doctors an easy option and big pharma easy money.<p>But 20 years on, the problems have not gone away. In fact, mental illness is much more pervasive, with …

Mental Health

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

Cram Session: The Ups and Downs of String Skipping

Legendary rock guitarists such as Paul Gilbert, Guthrie Govan, Shawn Lane, and Nuno Bettencourt created wildly interesting and provocative lines by …

Guitar

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

The warning signs for a crash are beginning to pile up

Today, however, what passes for analysis is the dissection of every syllable that comes out of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi's mouths. I never thought I'd see the day on Wall Street when linguistics was more important than things like revenues and profits.<p>I still, however, believe in the basics of …

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 …

What two legal scholars learned from studying 70 years of Supreme Court confirmation hearings

Joe Biden called them a “kabuki dance.” Elena Kagan called them a “vapid and hollow charade.”<p>So Supreme Court confirmation hearings are worthless, right?<p>Wrong.<p>Our research moves beyond the conventional wisdom espoused by Biden, Kagan, and others, and presents a strong case for an alternative view …

Brown v. Board of Education

Want to Become Rich? Cultivate These 7 Habits | Inc.com

Here's one of the most common and understandable questions many of us ask ourselves: "How do I get rich?"<p>There are two answers to this question. The first is to be born into money. The second, if it's too late for the first, is to become an entrepreneur.<p>You've heard it before, right? But there's a …

Self-improvement

12 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

Are you guilty of these bad habits that are hurting our productivity at work? If so, it's probably time to cut it out.

Breath Awareness Might Be The Ultimate Source Of Wisdom: 4 Ways To Tap Into It

Life doesn’t come with a “road map,” so to speak. But we get clues along the way, by means of external signs, mental responses, and physical cues. …

How Can Global CO2 Levels Soar When Emissions Are Flat?

Last year saw the biggest jump in global CO2 levels ever measured, as NOAA reported on March 9. Yet in 2015 the world economy grew while …

Climate Change

Inside Jacobin: how a socialist magazine is winning the left's war of ideas - Vox

Bhaskar Sunkara is very eager not to turn into one of the bosses he wants to overthrow. So he's lugging copies of Jacobin, the socialist magazine he founded, up the stairs himself.<p>The magazine's issue release party was held at a Spanish-language Episcopal church-slash-progressive community space in …

Middle-class

Why are our kids so miserable?

“Something in modern life is undermining mental health,” Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, wrote in a recent paper.<p>Specifically, something is undermining young people’s mental health, especially girls.<p>In her paper, Twenge looks at four studies covering 7 million …

Mental Health