Robert Preston

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The Nancy Pelosi Problem

The first female speaker of the House has become the most effec­tive congressional leader of modern times—and, not coinciden­tally, the most vilified.<p>Last May, <i>The</i><i>Washington Post</i>’s James Hohmann noted “an uncovered dynamic” that helped explain the GOP’s failure to repeal Obamacare. Three current …

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This Is Why Meditation Makes You Feel Better

Usually, “do nothing” is poor advice to follow if you want to feel better. Yet a strong body of literature now shows that meditation—the mindful art …

How to calm your mind in minutes using simple breathing technique

We’ve all come to a point during a particularly tough day when we feel as though we’ve reached our breaking point.<p>However, taking a moment out of …

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

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What is the best type of meditation?

Meditation offers time for relaxation and heightened awareness in a stressful world where our senses are often dulled. Research suggests that …

The Mindful Notebook helps you think more clearly

popsci shop<p>Live more mindfully with this Kickstarter hit and get 26 percent off.<p>The fast pace of digital life can make it difficult to think clearly at times. The Mindful Notebook is designed to help you focus your mind at the start of each day and concentrate on what matters in your life. It’s …

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The Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

While exclamations of thanks often flow freely during the holiday season, sometimes it’s hard to feel truly grateful—especially when we’re stressed …

Want to Take Control of Your Morning? Build Your Routine Around These 3 Pillars

Do you ever feel like you can’t get ahead during the day? Are you tired or sluggish and can’t seem to get energized? Are you constantly putting out …

6 Mindful Eating Practices to Feel Happier and More Satisfied

An easy way to improve your relationship with food and help you appreciate your food more is to practice mindful eating. Rather than placing the …

Why “mindful travel” is going to be the next big thing

If you have spent any time in therapy, or if you’ve read any self-help books in the last decade or so, you’ve probably come across the word …

The Best Trader Joe's Products Of All Time

If you've got a Trader Joe's in your neighborhood, chances are it's your go-to supermarket. It's cheap, convenient, and the snacks are unbeatable. It …

Beach Rats Is a Slight But Gorgeously Realized Coming-of-Age Story

I’ve been thinking a lot this summer about the appeal of the beach, the privilege of the beach, and the freedom of the beach. Characters in movies …