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Iris Murdoch on the Fluidity of Gender and Sexuality: Her Intensely Beautiful Love Letters to Brigid Brophy

“It’s snowing (big flakes) and I love you.”<p><i>“A self that goes on changing goes on living,”</i> Virginia Woolf wrote in her defense of letter writing as the humanest art. Hardly any writer has filled this ideal with more ever-changing aliveness than the great Irish novelist and philosopher <b>Iris Murdoch</b> …

Literature

When Does Running Get Easier? - Women's Running

Here’s the ugly truth—running doesn’t get easier.<p>There are days when you will come up with every single excuse in the book to skip a run. There will …

Marathons

The Reason People Run Ridiculous Distances Has Little to Do With Physical Fitness

The ultramarathoner, as Science of Us has noted before, is a special sort of person. Generally, when people think about running and intensity, the …

TED Talks

How To Ease Into Speed Work—And Learn To Love It

It’s been about a year since I have done any type of speed work, and a good two years since I have done it with any type of plan or regularity—yikes! …

You Can Kill a Relationship With Anxiety

Don't let your problems make you self-absorbed.<p>It’s not easy living with someone who is anxious all day long. You wouldn’t want to be with someone …

Mental Health

Mental Health Treatments: What's the Difference Between Psychotherapy, CBT and More?

Mental Health Treatments: What’s the Difference Between Psychotherapy, CBT and More?<p>Date October 10, 2017<p>Many people are quick to identify themselves …

Mental Health

Photographer Captures The Haunting Reality Of What Mental Disorders Look Like

What started as a school project ended up becoming a gripping collection of photos capturing what mental disorders can feel like.<p>Christian Sampson, a …

Mental Health

Wiener-Dog review – Gerwig, Delpy and DeVito, united by a dachshund, divided by Solondz

Todd Solondz is a film-maker who’s built his entire career on a divine ability to severely divide audiences – and <i>really</i> anger his dissenters. Happiness, his most memorably divisive film, was a dark comedy that mined uncomfortable laughs from a storyline largely centred on the activities of a …

Sundance

LEGO creates first disabled figurine of boy with guide dog

LEGO plans to launch its first collection to feature a disabled figurine in June. Metro.co.uk reported that the piece, which will depict a young boy in a wheelchair with his support dog, will be part of the brand’s Fun in the Park set. The set also will include a cyclist, a man pushing his baby in …

Lego

This Is Why You Should Get Screened for Depression

And screened regularly.<p>Depression affects an increasingly large portion of the U.S. population. Yesterday, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) released a report recommending that all people over the age of 18, including pregnant and postpartum women, get regularly screened for …

Depression

Harvard Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy on Mastering the Antidote to Anxiety, Self-Consciousness, and Impostor Syndrome

“Before we even show up at the doorstep of an opportunity, we are teeming with dread and anxiety, borrowing trouble from a future that hasn’t yet unfolded.”<p><i>“We know that we live in contradiction,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his magnificent meditation on strength of character, <i>“but we also know that we</i> …

TED Talks

6 Steps To Turn Mindless Activities Into Mindful Ones

Coloring books for adults currently top a number of bestseller lists. And they have become a staple in bookstores, grocery stores and drugstores. But, let’s be clear, coloring in a book doesn’t automatically mean that you’re being mindful. Mindfulness isn’t about what you are doing; it’s about how …