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13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

7 of England’s Most Amazing Gardens

With decorator Bunny Williams by her side, writer Page Dickey embarks upon a grand tour of England’s most extraordinary gardens<p>The idea cropped up in the depths of winter, at a dinner gathering hosted by my Connecticut neighbor Bunny Williams. It was time to see great English gardens again, and …

I'm in love with my friend but he's betrayed me. How can I cope?

<b>Over the past few months, I developed romantic feelings for one of my close friends. I didn't tell him how I felt, but he has been so good to me that I'd hoped he might feel the same. But I've just found out that he's dating another of our friends. I like her a lot but feel the pair of them have</b> …

Hung Up

Two Powerful Emotions Leaders Need To Know How To Tap (At The Same Time)

Our emotions help us make decisions. Great communicators know that–without exploiting it.<p>Last September, Elon Musk publicly unveiled a sweeping vision to colonize Mars. The SpaceX founder and CEO framed those ambitions as nothing less than a bid to save humanity from self-destruction.<p>Whatever your …

Custody in crisis: How family courts nationwide put children in danger

<b>(100 Reporters)</b><p>In many cases across the country, family courts ignore evidence of sexual or physical abuse, putting kids in peril<p>Laurie Udesky • 100Reporters<p>December 11, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Six years ago, in 2010, an appellate court in Tennessee affirmed a family court ruling that had awarded Darryl …

7 Differences Between A Healthy Relationship And A Toxic One

Your partner should complement your life, not complete it.<p>You feel like a better version of yourself when you’re in a healthy, mature relationship. …