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2-year-olds don’t care how others feel — so stop forcing them to apologize

<i>Q: What do you think about making kids say they’re sorry? In theory, it’s nice to teach that apologies are proper when you’ve hurt someone. But we have a 2-year-old, and I’m 100 percent sure he is not sorry at all for hitting the dog, for example, or his brother. I’m just not sure what reaction is</i> …

Parenting

10 Books To Read When You Need A Good Cry

I'm a fan of crying. Yes, we usually cry when we're sad, or stressed, or at a wedding, so crying is often associated with bad memories. But a good …

Books

Are You Criticizing Yourself? Buddhists Have a Message That You Need to Hear

Some of us blame ourselves way too much. Whether it’s our job, or relationship, it’s like our mind falls into the trap of thinking it’s always our …

'Nancy' Is Public Radio's LGBTQ 'All Things Considered'

Get ready to start calling your friends “Nancy.”<p>The first episode of WNYC Studios' newest podcast, “Nancy,” premiered Sunday, and hosts Kathy Tu and Tobin Low are prepared to cover a spectrum of experiences and issues pertinent to people throughout the LGBTQ community -- and beyond.<p>“Everyone can …

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology | Inc.com

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with sometimes, but it also makes us totally fascinating.<p>All our quirks are fuel for psychologists, who spend their professional lives trying to dig into our …

'Sometimes it’s worse when your child is alive,' mother of anorexic woman who refused treatment admits

It begins as an everyday story: a teenage girl who feels out of place among the catty sixth-form girls who make cruel remarks about her weight.<p>Where, then, does it end?<p>For Charlotte Green, the anorexia that dominated every day of her adult life ended quite predictably – at the age of just 39. She …

4 Things to Do Before Applying for a Mortgage

Securing a mortgage is your ticket to homeownership, but not everyone gets approved these days. If you're looking to increase your chances of snagging that home loan <i>and</i> keeping up with your payments, here are a few steps to take before applying.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>The more you save before …

37 Techniques to Calm an Anxious Child

Imagine you are driving in the car. You look in the rearview mirror and see your child trying to shrink into her seat.<p>“What’s wrong?” you ask.<p>“I don’t want to go to the birthday party.”<p>“But you’ve been excited all week. There will be cake and games and a bounce house. You love all of those things,” …

This Simple Life Hack Instantly Builds Trust, Says a Psychiatrist

Building trust is a life skill that can help you excel in a multitude of social situations, from a work presentation to a first date. It allows you …

Body Language

Lap Dancing for the Cartels: Sex Work and Survival on Mexico’s Streets

A stunning look at life—and death—in the sex trade, from Mexico City’s defiant trans prostitutes to the lonely victims of trafficking and abuse in …

Is Mexico ready for its first female president?

This is a question that has been gradually disappearing from public debate in Mexico. I think it has to do with generational attitudes: In some …

Mexico

Top 5 Best Lightweight Hiking Boots for Men and Women in 2017

A reliable and comfortable hiking boot is just the gear one should be careful to choose before the venture. These days people prefer <b>lightweight</b> …