Steph Hren

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Books

Here's the Truth About America's Crime Rate

Tonight, President Donald Trump will give his first address to a joint session of Congress, where members of both the House and Senate will be …

Crime Isn’t Out of Control. But the White House Wants You to Think It Is.

<i>[Cross posted from The Washington Post.]</i><p>The president once more painted a bleak picture of a country besieged by crime and terror. His unexpectedly …

5 facts about crime in the U.S.

Public perceptions about crime in the U.S. often don’t align with the data<p><i>By</i> <i>John Gramlich</i><p>Donald Trump made crime-fighting an important focus of his …

Cops stumped over woman hauling body 1,000 miles in a suitcase

DES ARC, Ark. — Police in two states say they are trying to figure out why a woman hauled an elderly man’s body in a suitcase more than 1,000 miles …

Crime

5 theme examples: How to develop story themes

The recurring ideas or broad themes of books give variety, depth and a sense of unity or cohesion. Theme examples from literature show us how authors …

Literature

Familial Searching Approved by DNA Forensics Committee in NY

Familial searching (FS) is now an investigative option for the toughest criminal cases in New York, after a unanimous vote by a state forensic agency …

Can You Guess The Classic Book By These Extremely Vague Descriptions?

Prove yourself.

Literature

Five myths about depression you need to stop believing

ES Lifestyle Newsletter<p>Depression is one of the most common mental health issues in the UK, and yet it is still one of the most …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost focus on what really matters. But focusing on …

Self-improvement

Living a lie: We deceive ourselves to better deceive others

New research provides the first evidence for a theory first put forward in the 1970s<p>People mislead themselves all day long. We tell ourselves we’re smarter and better looking than our friends, that our political party can do no wrong, that we’re too busy to help a colleague. In 1976, in the …

Psychology

Kristen Bell Suffers from One of the Biggest Health Risks in the World

What do Demi Lovato, JK Rowling, and Kristen Bell share in common? All of these powerful women have been open and honest about their struggles with depression. Women from all walks of life (including celebs who are at the top of their careers) deal with depression and, more importantly, women are …

Mental Health

LSD could be used to tackle mental illness

Scientists from the University of Basel have published a study showing links between LSD and the processing of negative emotions in the brain. The …

Consciousness

What it’s like to have high-functioning anxiety

Busy and in control. High-achieving and perfectionistic. Driven by details and order in a desperate attempt to calm racing thoughts, worry, and the …

The Best Relationship Advice From Real People

Relationship advice isn't one-size-fits-all, so it helps to get a range of opinions. And while we're huge fans of credentialed sex and relationship …

The One Resolution You Must Make For A MUCH Happier Relationship

When it comes to making positive changes to improve your relationship (and the way you feel about yourself), you might think you need a laundry list of steps and resolutions.<p>We disagree. We believe there is really only ONE essential resolution needed to dramatically improve your love life, whether …

Relationship dos and don'ts 'Friends' taught me

Even though I wouldn’t start thinking about romance till my early teens, I was surrounded by romantic content on TV and in the movies. One of those …

Yes, Being Vulnerable Is Terrifying—But Here's Why It's So Worth It

You Might Like{{displayTitle}}<p>Ever felt terrified to tell a boyfriend or girlfriend how much you needed their help or support? Or perhaps you’ve …

The Psychology Behind Ghosting + A Better Way to Break Up

Chances are you’ve been “ghosted” before. Ghosting is when someone you’re dating ends the relationship by cutting off all communication, without any explanation. And we’re not talking about not getting a text back after one awkward OkCupid date. We’re talking about the ultimate silent treatment …

Cognitive Science

The Ideal Marriage, According to Novels

“He said things that I could never have thought, or at least said, with the same assurance, and he said them in a strong engaging Italian.” So thinks Elena Greco, the heroine of Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels, about Nino, the young man she is just then beginning to fall in love with, in “My …

Literature

Study: Sexual Satisfaction Peaks 6 to 12 Months Into a Relationship

Couples often feel like they go through a honeymoon phase at the start of their romances, when they can't keep their hands off each other and undergo prime experimentation in the bedroom. But according to a new study in <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i>, it's those *second *six months when the sex really …

What Your Zodiac Sign Says About Your Love Life (Or Lack Thereof)

What bearing does your zodiac sign have on your love life -- or lack thereof? A lot more than you think, says Jennifer Angel, one of New York’s most well-known astrologers.<p>Below, Angel shares the biggest weakness each zodiac sign has in relationships -- and a quick fix for each.<p>Aries are …

Zodiac

15 Science-Backed Ways To Cheer Yourself Up

It’s always useful to know how to cheer up, since the older we get the more stressed out we become. There are numerous reasons why we experience …

Anger Management
Anger Management

14 Easy 5-Minute ‘Dos MADE for the First Day of School (Or Work ;)

If there is one thing we wish we could magically wake up to in the morning (besides Chris Pratt, of course), it’s beautiful, frizz-free hair. We are still waiting for <i>The Jetsons’</i>s hair machine that could easily fix all of our styling problems. But in the meantime, we’re sharing 14 updos that will …

Hairstyling

10 Easy Back-to-School Hair Tutorial Videos You Need

Most mornings, we’re forced to choose between doing our makeup or doing our hair. Whether you’ve hit the snooze button one too many times or completely missed the wakeup call altogether, getting your hair and makeup game on point for school when you’re running late is no easy task. Thankfully, …

Hairstyling

4 Pro Hair Tips That Make Braiding Easy

Not everyone is born with a knack for hairstyling. While some of you mastered the fishtail long ago and are moving onto intricate updos, most of us are *still* trying to figure out those French-braided side bangs. But if ever there was a time to buckle down and hone those plaiting skills, it’s now. …

Hair

12 Things Women With Great Hair Do Every Day

Put those heat tools down!<p>If you're constantly coveting perfect hair, turn away from all those pricey fad treatments that do more to drain your wallet than treat your strands. And instead, pick up some daily habits that will actually make a difference. We asked top stylists to spill their secrets …

How to style long hair: 5 simple tricks for a fresh look (no scissors required!)

How to style long hair: 5 simple tricks for a fresh look (no scissors required!)<p>Date September 15, 2015<p>It seems like we crave a big change with our …