Patricia Bailey

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In defense of book collecting

As of this writing there are 1,790 books in my apartment, some couple hundred in my campus office, and an unknown number floating about on loan to various friends and students. This represents a decrease of probably 20 percent from the height of my mania. Over the past few years, I have embarked on …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

The Reason Stress Keeps You Up at Night and How to Fix It

Whether it’s work demands, relationship drama or financial fumbles, chances are you’ve suffered a sleepless night due to stress or anxiety. No matter how many sheep you count, that pesky problem can leave you tossing and turning until the sun comes up. Before you know it, your alarm goes off, and …

Stop blaming mental illness for violent crimes | Dean Burnett

Mental health problems are often blamed for violent crimes, but this is often just a deflection based on needless prejudice<p>Whenever a violent crime occurs, one thing that happens with depressing inevitability is the accusation that the perpetrator was mentally ill.

Mental Health

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety when you know how you created it, instead of …

Monkeys

Are you lying to yourself about how much sex you need in your relationship?

You’re going through a dry spell with your partner, but you’re still deeply committed and in love. Do you really need frequent sex to maintain a …

A relationship expert reveals 4 signs that you're a perfect match

You can spot them easily in the movies — the couple that's so clearly meant for each other. But in real life, it can be harder to detect a perfect …

4 Powerful Ways to Show Your Spouse You STILL Choose Them EVERY Day

Once upon a time, your spouse was your FAVORITE person on Earth. His or her every thought, word and deed captivated you ... so much so that you pledged your undying devotion to each other "until death do us part."<p>Flash forward a few years (and perhaps a few kids) later and suddenly your spouse …

What Happens in the Brain When Music Causes Chills?

For some people it’s David Bowie. For others it’s Franz Liszt. But regardless of the genre, when the right chords combine, many people will get goose …

Flute

The ZENTA wrist-wearable tracks your mental health, not just physical

Physical wellbeing has been the focus of most wearables to date. Products such as the Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, FitBit and Jawbone all track things like movement, heartbeat etc. At the same time some startups are appearing which try to track mental states. But these are usually head bands which …

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

St. Vincent, Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson Join Marc Jacobs' Fall Campaign

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and Missy Elliott are featured in Marc Jacobs' fall 2016 ad campaign. It's now been revealed that the campaign also features St. Vincent, Courtney Love, and Marilyn Manson. Writing about Annie Clark, Jacobs notes, “There’s a certain maturity that’s inherent in Annie that …

Prepare yourself for one the saddest diva stories in all of rock ‘n’ roll history

I was recently blessed with the greatest piece of pop music gossip I had ever heard, who heard it from a friend of a friend (isn’t that always the …

How I Battle My Anxiety With The Help of Tech And Apps

According to the World Health Organisation, one in four people in the world will be affected by a mental or neurological disorder at some point in …

Apps

The Pattern of Thinking That Can Ruin Relationships

Once we're in a close relationship, most of us want to relax and not worry about the relationship ending. But this level of ease may not come that …

Psychology

Everything you ever needed to know about shooting and editing timelapse

If you ever wanted to get into timelapse, but didn’t know where to start then Bloomberg documentary filmmaker, Griffin Hammond is here to help.<p>In …

Videography

4 Strategies to Help Conquer Procrastination

No matter how early you wake up, it might seem like there are never enough hours in the day to squeeze it all in. It, of course, being your job, your …

Time Management

Depression: Low Mood Is Just The Beginning

It's one of those words that gets thrown around a lot, and we all think we know what it is to be depressed, but do we really? Unless we've been there ourselves or had specialist training, then it's hard to know what a full-on clinical depression is -- but one thing it's not is simply feeling a bit …

How to Create the Best Version of Yourself

Mark Lack says that by giving and becoming more, the having takes care of itself.<p>Mark Lack is the CEO of Shorten the Gap and is on the Board of Advisers for the Leap Foundation.<p>Lack travels regularly for work and meets a lot of entrepreneurs from around the world. He noticed that countless …

Meet the Artist Shooting #NoFilter Photos by Moonlight

Tom Blachford shoots Palm Springs’ swank, midcentury mansions using only lunar illumination.<p>Instant gratification is de rigueur in our hyper-connected world. And whether pointing and shooting or snapping and chatting, getting the perfect shot has never been speedier. Australian photographer Tom …

How I Went Off Antidepressants After a Decade of Medication

<i>By: Julia Bowyer</i><p>One woman shares how to treat depression naturally using mindfulness, meditation and a healthy lifestyle as part of her plan to get off of antidepressants.<p>At age 13, I started feeling overwhelmed by a seemingly inexplicable sadness. My family had problems, as most families do, but …

5 yoga poses to cure a hangover

After an especially indulgent night, the last thing you may want to do is think about working out. Though reserch has shown that a quick sweat session is good for your hangover, sticking to a lower-impact option may be best for some.<p>"When you're going out, your nervous system is stimulated," Alexis …

The Distracted Man’s Guide to Meditation

Face it, if meditation were a pill, you’d want it. If it was a workout, you’d probably be doing it already. You’ve heard all about its much-lauded …

Meditation

10 Signs You and Your Partner Need a Social Media Detox

No. 9 is just out of control.<p><b>1. Your "quality time" consists of putting on a show you both like to half-listen to while you scroll through your news feeds.</b> If most of your time is spent on the couch staring into your phone screens until your eyes hurt, you might want to swear off electronics for a …