Sam Rosser

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Ask yourself these questions before saying “yes” or “no” to anything

Your approach should change depending on your circumstances.<p>A LinkedIn connection that you’ve never met in person asks if you’d like to meet for a coffee. Your boss invites you to a networking dinner with several executives from the office. Your former college professor asks if you would be …

Shonda Rhimes

Chronic pain treatment: Psychotherapy, not opioids, has been proven to work - Vox

Chronic pain often has no physical cause. Psychotherapy can reduce the suffering.<p>When pain settled into Blair Golson’s hands, it didn’t let go.<p>What started off as light throbbing in one wrist 10 years ago quickly engulfed the other. The discomfort then spread, producing a pain much “like slapping …

5 Dinner Salad Recipes Better than Your Restaurant Favorites

Slotting salad night into my family's weekly meal plan did not come easy in my house. It was a slow-won battle, and the key was showing my husband …

What About “The Breakfast Club”?

Revisiting the movies of my youth in the age of #MeToo.<p>Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection, which is “dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world,” released a restored version of “The Breakfast Club,” a film written and directed by John Hughes that I acted in, more than …

The Breakfast Club

What Auction Data Tells Us About the Controversial Firing of MOCA Curator Helen Molesworth

Analysis<p>An examination of 15 years' worth of solo shows reveals a significant shift when Molesworth took the reins.<p>,<p>A museum curator has many jobs, …

The 25 Best Diet Tricks of All Time

We asked doctors, dietitians, and other experts how to diet, and really keep the weight off.

'Ikigai': The Japanese lifestyle trend promising to find your life purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, …

Inside the Mind of a Narcissist

We often hear the term “narcissist,” but in reality, what does that mean? Does it merely describe someone who likes to be the center of attention, or …

How to Use Decluttering as a Personal Therapy Session

It might be easy to assume that decluttering is a straightforward task: You're just going through your stuff and purging everything you don't need, …

This Flavorful Side Dish Will Steal the Show at Your Next Dinner Party

We’re <i>still</i> obsessed with kale, but we’re often stumped about how to best prepare the oh-so-good-for-you leafy green. Sure, some simple dressing and …

Collector Chases Painting Around World After Seeing Just a Photo

Thomas Yamamoto had only seen it in a photograph, but the retired corporate finance executive was so enthralled by Mary Corse’s monochrome white …

Yale study reveals gut bacteria can spread to other organs to trigger autoimmune disease

A new study from Yale University has discovered that a certain type of gut bacteria can migrate from the gut to other parts of the body, triggering …

The Untold Story of the Pentagon Papers Co-Conspirators

Speaking publicly for the first time, a historian reveals the crucial role that he and a small band of others played in helping Daniel Ellsberg leak the documents to journalists.<p>In June of 1971, Gar Alperovitz, a thirty-five-year-old historian, sped through suburban Boston, looking for an …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

What Is a Usonian House?

Frank Lloyd Wright's Solution for the Middle Class<p>The Usonian house—the brainchild of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)— is the …

Forget Hygge: Ikigai Might be the Secret to Finding Longevity and Purpose In Life

This Japanese concept might be the secret to finding longevity and purpose in life.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the buzzword <i>hygge</i>, the …

What the media gets wrong about Donald Trump, according to the NYT’s Maggie Haberman

“Shrill” outrage and grandstanding only hurt the media’s credibility, Haberman says.<p>New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman is known for her deeply sourced stories about what’s really happening at the Trump White House. She says the gap between what people close to Trump know and what everyone else …

The Box

The Box is a 960-square-foot residence inspired by the owner’s desire for a small house overlooking an untouched wetland. Conceived as a series of boxes nestled into the hillside, the house gently engages the site offering varied views of the landscape. To set the house into the site, the main …

10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.<p>People are always asking me what apps they should get. The answer, of …

After Her Sugar Sphinx, Kara Walker Is a Whole Different Kind of Public Figure

At the time of the debut of her most recent public-art project, which was also her first public-art project, Kara Walker would clandestinely ride her …

Women of Color

Nazi-looted art claim sets new test for Germany

Descendants of Jewish art dealers have been calling for years for the return of the Guelph Treasure, ecclesiastic art worth over $250 million. After …

Top 10 books about trees

From Dante to John Clare and James Joyce, matters arboreal have inspired many writers. These are among the choicest specimens<p>Every kind of tree has its own, distinctive silhouette, but I especially like the wave-shaped branches of the ashes, the open-armed oaks, wispy birches, orderly alders and …

Top 10

These are the probiotics gut experts actually take

In case you haven’t heard, the microbiome pretty much runs the show when it comes to overall health. Not enough good bacteria in your digestive tract …

Psychedelic drugs induce 'heightened state of consciousness', brain scans show

Study records what appears to be the first evidence for mind-opening state experienced by users of LSD, ketamine and psilocybin<p>Brain scans have revealed the first evidence for what appears to be a heightened state of consciousness in people who took psychedelic drugs in the name of science.<p>Healthy …

How to email more than five photos at once in iOS 10

For all the changes and improvements (some might say "improvements") iOS has delivered over the years, there's one curious limitation still imposed by Apple.<p>If you want to email someone more than five photos, you can't.<p>That's a pretty big hassle when you're looking to share a big batch of snapshots …

Woman comforted dying ex-husband by convincing him Donald Trump had been impeached

Michael Garland Elliott, who died earlier this month at the age of 75, was no fan of US president Donald Trump.<p>A keen follower of the news, Mr Elliott would regularly voice his disapproval of Trump, until ill-health left him unable to communicate.<p>As he lay dying in his Oregon home, surrounded by …

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They …

Wellness

7 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

What does your daily routine look like? If you’re like most people, it involves struggling out of bed, having a quick breakfast, waiting for work to …