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10 Things Everyone Should Know About Seasonal Depression

It's more than just the winter blues.<p>For some, the winter is hardly "the most wonderful time of the year."<p>Seasonal affective disorder is a condition that affects nearly 10 million American adults and can make a few months out of the year feel downright unbearable. It's common to feel bouts of the …

We are the most unequal society in the developed world: As bad as you think income inequality is, it’s so much worse

Now that the Occupy movement is all but over, we must find new ways to educate the public — before it’s too late<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice<i>, by Les Leopold (Chelsea Green, 2015).</i><br>Please take a moment to write down the answers to two …

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10 Queer Films That Will Teach You More LGBT History Than 'Stonewall'

Though the first big-budget film about the 1969 Stonewall riots has finally reached theaters, it's becoming increasingly clear that <i>Stonewall</i> does no justice to Stonewall. No one's claiming you can get all of LGBT history from one film, of course, but if you did want a crash course in queer history …

3 Tips for the Working Mom: Work-Life Balance | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Almost any mom can tell you about the challenges of balancing the many roles and responsibilities she has to manage in her day to day life. Whether …

Work-life Balance

Why Men and Women Experience Negative Emotions Differently

<b>Women react differently to negative images compared to men, which may be explained by subtle differences in brain function. This neurobiological</b> …

10 Books That Will Change How You Think Forever

To live is to learn, and to read is to learn fast from the experience of others. At <b>Blinkist</b>, we’re pretty into books: we pore over the world’s best …

Kim Davis Gets An Award For Breaking The Law To Discriminate Against Gay People

The Kentucky clerk was compared to Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks.<p>WASHINGTON ― Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who went to jail this month for breaking the law and refusing to issue a marriage license to a gay couple, was given an award at Friday night’s Values Voter Summit.<p>Tony Perkins of …

A Dose of Nature: The Secret Prescription to Health and Happiness?

Spending our days in windowless office buildings and suburban homes, it's easy to forget about nature. In today's society, the only time many of us spend outdoors is just walking to and from the car. Could this separation from nature have a negative effect on our mental and physical states? Recent …

Elites Don't Favor Income Equality When It Costs Them Too Much

Even if they're Democrats.<p>A new behavioral economics study shows that elites don't favor a level economic playing field when it's expensive for them to do so, regardless of where they position themselves on the political spectrum.<p>The report, which a group of economists published in the journal …

Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

Black-ish's N-word episode: The story behind the provocative choice.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> Vulture.<p>When <i>Black-ish</i> creator Kenya Barris found texts on his 16-year-old daughter’s phone from a few of her …

The Science Behind Why Inspirational Quotes Motivate Us

We all have that favorite quote. But what makes some turns of phrase so resonant?<p>When things get tough, many people turn to a motivational quote for a bit of inspiration. Some of these pithy sayings have become celebrated parts of society’s lexicon. Some include:<p>“I have not failed. I’ve just found …

17 Motivational Quotes From C.S. Lewis

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.<p>– C.S. Lewis<p>Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to …

8 Easy Ways to Become Highly Productive Without Working Harder

I have always known hard work to be an essential secret of success. And because I like succeeding in all I do, I work hard.The harder I work, the …

The Most Important Thing To Know About Parenting Sensitive Kids

A while back, I fervently recommended this groundbreaking <i>Atlantic</i> magazine article in which author David Dobbs explains a bold new theory of genetics—that “most of us have genes that make us as hardy as dandelions: able to take root and survive almost anywhere. A few of us, however, are more like …

A New Approach to Finding Happiness

<b>By: Kayleigh Pleas</b><p><i>"Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them." -- Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche</i><p>Never before in history have so many believed that they "should" be happy. Our Western, …