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1961 psychiatric interview with a schizophrenic

I've watched this video twice because it is fascinating, both for the subject and for the aesthetics. This young man is being interviewed about why …

Mental Health

The Best Men's Aftershaves For Winter

Get ready for the cooler months ahead with a new scent<p>Winter fragrances are a thing. Like our wardrobes, in which we ditch the prints for a sea of stylishly bleak monochromes, we should mix-up the olfactory rotation, too. So less summertime spritz, more spicy, smoky scents best-paired with a …

Fragrance

If You Hate Small Talk, Use These 20 Questions As A Conversation Starter Instead

We are wired to be deep connectors; however, societal norms have taken us a few steps away from our true nature. It's much more socially acceptable to have small talk and direct our conversations to safe topics such as the weather and other people.<p>As society continues to evolve and younger …

Money

Finally, a cure for insomnia?

We live in a golden age of sleeplessness. The buzz of the all-night streetlamps, the natter of 24-hour news anchors, the scrolling Niagaras of social media feeds have built a world that is hostile to sleep. Night is no longer clearly delineated from day. The bedroom is no longer a refuge from the …

Fight Club

20 Best Bourbon Whiskeys

Exploring the wide world of bourbon whiskey–not to mention trying the best bourbons–is among the most rewarding hobbies an adult male can pursue. …

Bourbon Whiskey

Fasting-induced anti-aging molecule keeps blood vessels young

New research has found that fasting triggers a molecule that can delay the aging of our arteries. The findings could help prevent age-related chronic …

Non-infectious Diseases

One of The Most Widely Used Antidepressants Has Just Been Implicated in Breeding Antibiotic Resistance

The plot thickens.<p>In recent years, bacteria have been growing increasingly resistant to antibiotics – our strongest weapon against them.<p>It's …

Medicine

Have Anxiety? You Need To Do This One-Week Zero Caffeine Test

As a holistic psychiatrist practicing in busy New York City, there are two traits nearly all of my patients have in common: anxiety and caffeine …

The Brain

7 Mental Health Tips Therapists Give To Their Patients That Are Incredibly Unique

When it comes to self-care, many of us already know that activities like meditation, yoga, and exercise can benefit our mental health. But not …

Mental Health

Amazon says this business opportunity could make you up to $300K a year — here's how to get into the program

In June, Amazon announced a new business it says almost anyone with enough savings and a desire to be their own boss can do: staffing and operating a …

Mobile Devices

The Research-Backed, 3-Step Method to Hack Your Brain, Break Bad Habits, and Make Better Decisions

<i>The following article is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence<i>.</i><p>Have you ever felt that you're an unwilling slave to your emotions? As if you were programmed to react a certain way to a specific set of circumstances, and there's simply …

Emotional Intelligence

We Asked a Doctor How Much You Need to Care About Your Circadian Rhythm

You’ve probably heard the phrase “circadian rhythm” before. At some point in your life, you’ve also probably blamed a random health issue on your …

Immune System

Priests Arrested After Having Sex With Each Other in Public

Police say they observed the two men in a parked car in Miami Beach — one has now lost his ministry.

Miami Beach

We still have no effective treatments for anorexia: Biggest study ever done on the eating disorder reveals results haven't budged at all in 40 years

Anorexia nervosa is a psychiatric illness that primarily effects young people during their adolescence.<p>While anorexia is relatively uncommon, …

Mental Health

Army’s sleeping technique that will get you to sleep in two minutes

A sleep technique used by the military could help you nod off in under two minutes.<p>It is said to have a 96% success rate after six weeks of practice …

Sleep

Is this the end of insomnia? The secret US military technique that could help you fall asleep in as little as TWO MINUTES

Many of us toss and turn at night as we struggle in vain to try and get some sleep, but it seems as if there might finally be a solution that could …

Sleep

SPY Guide: How To Get Rid of Sweat Stains Once and For All

Sweat stains are a fact of life. Whether you work out daily or simply live in a hot and humid environment, you’ve likely thrown away a shirt due to …

Cleaning

Teacher's Brilliant Trick to Find Out Which Children Are Being Left Out Needs to Happen in Every Classroom

It's been four years since a fifth-grade math teacher's simple yet brilliant idea to prevent bullying garnered national attention, but it's still making waves online.<p>Back in 2014, author Glennon Doyle wrote about how her son's teacher, Cathy Pitt, used a simple piece of paper once a week to gather …

Seagate Technology

Eating This Fruit Every Day Can Improve Your Gut Health, New Study Finds

Scientists out of Boston, Massachusetts, have uncovered one more piece of the puzzle that is gut health, My Body + Soul reports. Due to the growing …

Holistic Medicine

An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

How to not drift through life and get what you really want

Maybe “the life you’ve always dreamed of” sounds fluffy to you, but I promise you it doesn’t have to be. I’m sharing short, practical and personal …

White Man Caught on Tape Screaming at Airport Police for "Treating Me Like a F*cking Black Person"

Despite this, he was not shot.<p>The last few months have been lousy with viral videos of white people antagonizing minorities. We've seen white people calling the cops on black people for simply existing, police doing nothing while white strangers accost black or brown people, and of course heard …

SCIENCE: Kids With Religious Parents Less Likely To Kill Themselves

3:43 PM 08/15/2018<p>Having religious parents significantly decreases the risk of children having or acting upon suicidal thoughts, according to a study …

All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical Linked to Cancer

A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast foods. Although the FDA and EPA insist some amounts of glyphosate are safe in food, it has been linked to cancer by the …

Hacks For Overthinking Aren't As Complex As You'd Think, So Here's What Experts Suggest

Overthinking is the type of thing you don't realize you're doing until it's already succeeded in making you feel horrible. Whether it's some …

Self-help

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

6 Signs That Your Sadness Is Actually A Sign Of High-Functioning Anxiety

When you're feeling down, it can be hard to pinpoint what exactly you're experiencing. We all go through hard times, but sometimes, when it seems …

Why the ‘5 Second Rule’ Will Destroy Your Procrastination, According to Science

This curated post is authored by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO,The post Why the ‘5 Second Rule’ Will Destroy Your Procrastination, According to Science …

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …