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American parents are miserable: Moms and dads alike face a massive “happiness gap”

“Having kids in the U.S. is brutal.” Sociologists blame the country’s paltry social services, among other factors<p>Kali Holloway<p>June 23, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>“The days are long, but the years are short,” goes the old saying. That’s true of life itself, but the phrase has become a mantra of parents and …

Best Body Weight Exercises

While there's no shortage of exercise equipment to help you burn calories, the best one costs nothing at all: Your own body. Whether you're in a …

The big problem with one of the most popular assumptions about the poor

By Roberto A. Ferdman<p>In the late 1960s, Walter Mischel, a researcher at Stanford University, invited several hundred children to participate in a game in which they were given a choice: They could eat one sweet right away, or wait and have two a little later. Initially, the goal was simple: to see …

Psychology

It’s not just college students. Higher education itself is experiencing a mental health crisis

Graduation: classically peppered by parties, gifts, and champagne toasts to the happy memories of university life.<p>Not all the seniors donning their caps and gowns during this year’s commencement season will be leaving behind four years of joy and wonder, however. Far from it. For tens of thousands, …

Mental Health

The entire US healthcare system is taking advantage of you. Here's how it happens

But Sarah Kliff, writing for Vox, identifies a third way the American health care system exploits and mistreats patients: by taking advantage of their time.<p>Physicians, specialists, clinics, pharmacists, and hospitals in the US all tend to function independently of one another. In part because of …

Health Care

Why Male Directors Need To Be Called Out On Their Sexism

It's never OK to treat female stars like crap -- even if you're a "genius."<p>"I'll never make a film with supermodels again."<p>This was director John Carney's passionate declaration, made in an interview with The Independent on May 28. The "supermodel" in question was Keira Knightley, star of his …

this book is challenging the stigma surrounding anxiety

As Anxiety for Beginners hits bookstores, we talk to its author Eleanor Morgan about coming to terms with mental health and why attitudes are starting to change.<p>Eleanor Morgan has always been an anxious person. As a kid, she'd fixate on contamination and germs, but it was nothing like the kind of …

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier

Sometimes the tiniest habits make the biggest difference.<p>Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us …

13 Things About Social Anxiety Disorder You May Not Have Known

I remember the first panic attack I had. I was responsible for introducing a panel of speakers—a group of judges, trustees and attorneys. I was so nervous that I forgot one of the speakers’ name. Someone I’ve seen many times. I recall sweating profusely and I wondered if there was a pool of sweat …

Generation Trump: Meet the women who think feminism is cancer

In a recent survey Yiannopoulos asked people whether they would rather their child had feminism or cancer<p>During a debate at the University of Oregon, …

The Most Common Excuses People Use to Avoid Getting Fit

When I was obese I had every excuse in the book why I couldn't lose weight. I had bad genetics, I had some underlying medical condition or hormonal imbalance, and I had back problems that all prevented me from losing weight. As a former chronic excuse-maker, I am here to call bull.<p>Once I had a huge …

Healthy Eating

We can we reduce gender inequality in housework – here's how

<i>CHANGING FAMILIES: In this ten-part series, we examine some major changes in family and relationships, and how that might in turn reshape law, policy</i> …

Why are millennials so stressed?

Stress and anxiety seem to be plaguing Generation Y. A recent survey by the American Psychological Association and Harris Interactive found …

Researchers say you can enjoy the benefits of a good night’s sleep even if you’ve barely rested

If you’re constantly blaming your bad mood or scattered mind on a bad night’s sleep, it may be time to rethink. Research suggests the amount of sleep you <i>think</i> you got can be more important than actual shut-eye.<p>A 2014 study on “placebo sleep” found that when people were told they’d had a good …

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