Maia Carney

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11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

21 Facts That Will Remind You How Complex The Universe Really Is

"The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper."

What to Say to the Women in Your Life Today

Millions of Americans voted for a misogynist. Now what?<p>Today, American women woke up in a country where the so-close possibility of a female president has been foreclosed upon (at least for now). We woke up in a country soon to be run by a man who has boasted about committing sexual assault, who …

The misogyny apocalypse: Turns out being white and male counts for more than intelligence, grace or decency | Salon.com

But then I look back at that picture of the Trumps voting and think something else is going on.<p>It's not that men are looming over their wives, telling them to vote for the misogynist pig or else. It's more complicated than that.<p>It's more that the truth about Trump, and why men support him, is too …

Feminism

Sorry conservatives, new research from Harvard shows a profound amount of racism by police…not less of it

<b>(AP/Gerald Herbert)</b><p>Don’t believe the right-wing spin about Harvard’s damning study that illustrates how cops target blacks<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 14, 2016 9:56am (UTC)<p>Philando Castile was killed by a Minneapolis-area police officer while giving him his identification. Like so many other black men, …

3 Tricks to Transform Stress Into Productivity

The perfect dose of stress can boost performance. Here's how to get it.<p>Stress is bad, right?<p>Actually, no. Despite all the dire warnings you've heard, not all stress is bad for your health or your productivity. In fact, a little stress can boost performance. And science shows that how you think …

Self-help

How Wall Street Bro Talk Keeps Women Down

WHEN I was a 27-year-old bond trader at Bank of America, I went to dinner with a managing director and a high-profile client, both men, at a Brazilian all-you-can-eat meat restaurant in Manhattan. The waitress came by to see if we wanted another round of drinks. When she was out of earshot, the …