Sara Turetsky

22 Flips | 7 Magazines | 30 Likes | 4 Following | 5 Followers | @SaraTuretsky | Keep up with Sara Turetsky on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Sara Turetsky”

The high-functioning depressive

Depression has many faces, and they’re not always sad. The one who seems to have it all together in front of family and friends, but is actually a …

Why Do I Hate the Sound of My Own Voice?

Have you ever recoiled at the sound of your own voicemail greeting, startled by what should be the most familiar of voices—your own? If so, then …

A Simple Five Step Process for Achieving Daily Happiness

​<i>“Putting it all together, everything I see tells me that far from being a disease, happiness is an all-too-rare condition, of short or long</i> …

How to Start Working Out in the Mornings

The last time you pried yourself out of bed at 6 a.m. for that morning workout felt great: you heard birds chirping; coffee tasted <i>especially</i> amazing; …

Surprising ways to beat anxiety and become mentally strong – according to science

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Study Shows Taking Photos Increases Person's Enjoyment of Experiences Under Certain Conditions

There's a lot of discussion around having a camera out constantly during experiences. And while the etiquette of it is one question, a recent study …

Total solar eclipses are going totally extinct

In 1695, Edmond Halley discovered that eclipses recorded in ancient history did not match calculations for the times or places of those eclipses.<p>Starting with records of eclipses in his day and the observed motion of the moon and sun, he used Isaac Newton's new theory of universal gravitation …

There’s still no good reason to believe black-white IQ differences are due to genes

Our response to criticisms.<p>It is difficult to decide where to begin among the commentary that followed our recent discussion of Sam Harris’s interview of Charles Murray on Harris’s <i>Waking Up</i> podcast. In the piece, we argued that Murray was wrong in 1994 in his reading of the evidence for a genetic …

'Best Stepdad Ever': Look Back At Bentley And Taylor's Finest Teen Mom OG Moments

Maci's then-boyfriend Taylor first appeared on <i>Teen Mom OG</i> back in 2015 (when the series returned from a years-long hiatus). Even though viewers …

Social media is as harmful as alcohol and drugs for millennials

The word “addiction” brings to mind alcohol and drugs. Yet, over the past 20 years, a new type of addiction has emerged: addiction to social media. It may not cause physical harms, such as those caused by tobacco and alcohol, but it has the potential to cause long-term damage to our emotions, …

There’s Nothing More Calming Than Watching These Cakes Get Glazed | Cosmopolitan

Why Nostalgia Is Good for Your Mental Health

In his song “Time Was,” counterculture singer Phil Ochs reminisces about a past “when a man could build a home, have a family of his own. The …

How to Use a Mantra to Make Meditation Way Easier

No question about it: meditation can be challenging. For many people, sitting calmly and letting go of negative thoughts comes totally naturally.But …

Make Someone Else's Day, and 3 Other Ways to De-Stress

Remember the famous Clint Eastwood line? Why not turn it around?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A survey from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that close to half of all working adults say that their job negatively affects their life. And that …

Happiness

Woebot Labs Launches a Fully Functioning AI Facebook Bot to Deal With Mental Health

A Counseling Robot<p>Woebot, pioneered by Alison Darcy, a clinical psychologist at Stanford, is a conversational agent — a chatbot — that uses Cognitive …

Does the future hold the key to happiness? | Oliver Burkrman

Old-school psychologists obsess over the past; modern, self-helpy ones focus on the present. But a new school of thought is hanging happiness on the future<p>The standard knock against old-school approaches to psychology – Freud, Jung et al – is they’re obsessed with the past. Visit some crusty …

Ed Sheeran's Carpool Karaoke is everything we wanted and more

It's here, Sheeran fans: 13 minutes of tattooed, guitar-strumming, thigh-touching happiness.<p>The whole thing starts with Sheeran rubbing James …

5 life hacks for relieving anxiety

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Here's a partial list of what's causing me anxiety right now:<p>The current political climate<br>• Nutjobs with guns and bombs<br>• Impending environmental catastrophe<br>• Starting a new …

Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too

Something happened 3 billion years ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an …

Take the digital detox challenge

Are you up for a challenge?<p>GetVoIP.com touts the benefits of a digital detox in a new infographic with a gamified call to action. Citing a slew of …

11 Top Positive Psychology Books That Will Improve Your Work and Life

The positive psychology movement is known for helping people improve their happiness, well-being, and productivity. This remarkable and practical book list will help you do just that.<p>The "positive psychology" field has been around for decades, but in the past several years, thanks to some notable …