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Couples think they go to counseling because of money, sex, and parenting — but therapists know the real problem is usually lurking underneath

• <b>Couples say the main reasons they come to therapy are money, sex, and parenting.</b>• <b><br>But one therapist says the real reason is that each person is frustrated in their search for validation.</b>• <b><br>It's the therapist's job to help the couple get to the bottom of the issue and share their feelings.</b><p>Everyone knows …

Marriage

There's a Reason Time Seems to Speed Up as You Age - But It's Possible to Slow It Down

Stop the ride, we want to get off.<p>Ask an older person to recall their most vivid memories, and there's a good chance that many of them will come from …

Snapchat

The best DNA ancestry test

<i>By Amadou Diallo</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 80 hours of research and …

DNA

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

Introverts

5 Quick Steps to Change Any Behavior

As a zoologist by training, I developed the Emotional Mastery techniques found in my new book Change from Within from studying wild animals. Out of …

Emotions

Scientists spent 75 years studying happiness and this is what they learned

It's the longest running study on happiness, ever.<p>It's hard to measure happiness – it means different things to different people and it can't be …

Happiness

People are happiest during just 15 years of their lives — and it's thanks to what psychologists call the 'reminiscence bump'

• <b>The most memorable events of our lives happen between the ages of 15 and 30.</b>• <b><br>Psychologists call that the "reminiscence bump," and it helps explain why our younger years are so much more memorable than life after 30.</b>• <b><br>Fresh experiences actually stretch our perception of time.</b><p>Ask an older person to …

Psychology

10 Foods You Should Never Order at Your Mall's Food Court

We checked the menus at Au Bon Pain, Auntie Anne's, California Pizza Kitchen, Cinnabon, Panda Express, and more.<p>Shopping while hungry has its …

Eating

9 biotin-rich foods to add to your diet

Biotin or vitamin B-7 is a water-soluble vitamin. It is an essential nutrient that helps convert food into fuel for the body and helps metabolize …

Vitamins

Epigenetic Surgery Can Reactivate Genes without Butchering DNA | GEN

If DNA is to go under the knife, the cuts should be made with a scalpel, not a cleaver. For example, DNA bases may need to be relieved of the methyl …

Biology

This luxury shower system that was a Kickstarter smash hit is $150 on Amazon today only

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>To help make your holiday shopping a little easier, Amazon has introduced its 12 Days of Deals.<p>Each day focuses on saving you money on items …

Shopping

Studies Show You Only Need to Exercise This Many Minutes a Day For Better Health

We've been conditioned to think if we can't get a solid 30-minute workout in a day, it's a waste of our time, and this is especially true from former athletes who spent hours exercising per day in their youth. What can 15 minutes a day really do? The answer is a lot. A study by the Pennington …

Health

What you’re giving away with those home DNA tests

It sounds like such a fun holiday gift idea: a DNA test that can tell your sister-in-law whether she really has Native American ancestors, or one that promises to craft your friend a perfect diet based on his genes.<p>Home DNA tests are likely a big seller for the next few weeks, but privacy experts …

DNA

Your Car-Centric City Is Why You’re Fat

An in-depth study compares the health of people in older, compact cities with those in newer, less-walkable communities. The conclusion is stark.<p>What is the relationship between urban planning and public health? Do denser cities with sidewalks and cycling infrastructure have healthier communities? …

Urban Design

3 Things to Do the Second You Feel Anxiety Coming On

There's nothing worse than getting anxiety about the fact that you're having anxiety. This acute awareness only propels you down the rabbit hole of …

Panic Attacks

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells firing properly, changing how we see the world

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells communicating properly and affects how people see the world around them, a new study has shown.<p>The new research, which has serious implications for driving while tired, shows that parts of the brain actually turn themselves off to rest even though a person is …

The Brain

Why the ketogenic diet may help fight diabetes, cancer

A diet extremely high in fat may not seem like the best way to lose fat. But there’s a growing body of research showing that the high-fat, low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet is not only good for weight loss, but also may help in preventing disease.<p>The ketogenic diet, or keto, relies on using your fat …

Nutrition

The truth about soy and tofu

Here are 4 reasons you may not want to eat soy.<p>I cook for a mostly dairy-free family, and when I browse for recipes for creamy dishes without the …

Don’t call it a veggie burger: We tried the meatless yet ‘meaty’ Impossible Burger

I’ve always had an easy answer when asked what I’d choose for my last meal on this planet: a cheeseburger. Probably with grilled onions, perhaps with …

Here’s how to stay friends with your ex

Couples therapist Esther Perel , author of "Mating in Captivity" and "The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity" and the host of the Audible original series "Where Should We Begin?," reveals why people can be friends with an ex and how you can maintain that friendship and your current …

Brain Scans Can Now Identify People With Suicidal Thoughts

It's a breakthrough in helping pinpoint who's most at risk.<p>By on<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among …

What the '2%' actually means in 2% milk — and why the name whole milk is misleading

Skim, 1%, 2%, whole, half and half, cream — what do these different names actually mean? It's all about the fat content. But titles like 1% and 2% are a little misleading.<p>Contrary to popular belief, they don't mean that all but 1% or 2% of the fat has been removed. Rather they refer to what …

Dolphins Just Became The First Wild Animals to Show Traces of Alzheimer's Disease

We did not expect this.<p>If dealing with the ravages of Alzheimer's in humans wasn't enough, the neural disease has now shown up in dolphins, marking …

The 9 terms and phrases you need to know if you think you're being manipulated

Manipulative people can be found in every walk of life. You might meet them at work where they take credit for your achievements, or in social situations where they are controlling, demanding, and even abusive.<p>Knowing the right words to deal with these people can give you the strength to stand up …

Boys aren’t learning how to handle rejection, with dangerous consequences

Unfortunately, there’s never a shortage of examples of men displaying their inability to accept a woman telling them “no” and move on.<p>These range from the creepy: the man who won’t stop playing the piano in the park until his girlfriend of four months takes him back, to the deadly: the Texas man …

Emotions

Which leafy green is the healthiest?

Variety is the spice of life—especially when it comes to the vegetable crisper. That’s because “lumping all leafy greens together in terms of taste …

11 of Our Best Vegan Breakfast Recipes

You don’t actually need meat, eggs, or dairy for a slammin’ breakfast<p>If you had to name classic breakfast foods, vegan recipes probably aren’t high …

Breakfast

The True Secret to a Positive Attitude is Simpler Than You Think

The uncomfortable truth in life is that you can’t control every event, experience, or outcome.<p>All that stress, pain, and worry shouldn’t be your burden.<p>Epictetus classified things as being under our control or not under our control. His classic Enchiridion (The Good Life Handbook) starts with this …

Happiness

Boy Scouts of America should let boys be boys

Do the leaders of the Boy Scouts of America understand the first word of their organization’s name?<p>With its recent announcement that it will admit girls, the Boy Scouts organization has not simply shown a profound disregard for its admirable roots. It has further abandoned boys to a culture that …

Gender