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How Smart People Handle Toxic People

You are in control of far more than you realize.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Are So Many White Americans Dying?

Economist Anne Case explains the health mystery that’s upending American politics.<p>It’s a mystery with profound implications for American politics, not to mention public health: Why are so many white people dying?<p>When economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton released their first bombshell study in …

High School

Once you learn these 4 profound lessons from Lao Tzu, your perspective on life will completely change

Lao Tzu is one of the greatest Chinese philosophers to have ever lived.<p>His teachings have become so influential in Chinese society that they are …

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness

This Type of Thinking Can Help with Depression

People who struggle with anxiety or depression often ruminate on negative thoughts, like past missteps or feelings that they’re not good enough. The …

Here's what you need to know about dialectical behavior therapy, the kind Selena Gomez depends on

Selena Gomez has been incredibly open and brave about her struggles with anxiety and depression. Late last year, she checked herself into rehab due …

Approval Seeking - 10 Reasons why it's Harmful

<b>Are you too nice for your own good?</b><p>Do you misinterpret what being a good person is? Do you feel that being a good person means being overly-nice and …

Agoraphobia – Life Through a Window

Agoraphobia holds you captive within your own home. You look outside and the sun is shining yet you are unable to work up the determination to …

Mental Health

Handy Smartphone Holders and Mounts for Your Car or Truck

Keep your phone within reach with these solid smartphone mounts.<p>Staying connected is more important than ever, and having your phone close at hand while on the road in a way that's safe for you and your fellow motorists is a big deal. These clever holders offer a number of different ways to keep …

Dopamine May Play Role in Human Bonding

A new study shows, for the first time, that dopamine may play a significant role in human bonding and relationships. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter …

We are overdosing on empathy | Gaby Hinsliff

The popular trend insists we self identify with those we might show kindness. But that actually limits our scope for generosity<p>Feelings aren’t everything. Empathy might be making the world a worse place, not a better one. Kindness can, in some senses, be a weakness. As popular arguments go, these …

Empathy

7-Day DASH Diet Menu

Follow this 1,200-calorie DASH diet meal plan to help lower your blood pressure, lose weight and prevent diabetes. With 7 full days of healthy …

Sizzle the Calories Away With This Dance-Party Workout

Is this a dance party or a workout? You tell us, but when it comes to torching major calories, we're partial to dance cardio. Join us for this 45-minute workout from Simone De La Rue, creator of Body by Simone — the hottest workout in Hollywood. If you're not in the mood to jump, we provide …

Trump’s news conferences look a lot like Putin’s. Should you worry?

By Hannah S. Chapman<p>This week, President Trump’s first solo news conference since taking the presidency was fodder for late-night television. But that’s just an extension of what we’ve seen since he took office. Under Trump and press secretary Sean Spicer, the near-daily White House news briefings …

Donald Trump

Think empathy makes the world a better place? Think again … | Paul Bloom

The renowned psychologist’s new book is overturning received wisdom. Here, he explains the flaws in feeling others’ pain<p>It is often said the rich don’t make enough effort to appreciate what it is like to be poor and if they did we would have more equality and social justice. It’s said that whites …

Treating Anxiety Without Using Prescription Medications

<b>Anxiety: an overview</b><i><br>Generalized anxiety</i> is a chronic condition characterized by both psychological or physical symptoms such as feelings of tension, …

Panic Attacks

America's Guru

The road to Ram Dass’s home on the north shore of Maui winds from the Hana Highway toward the roiling Pacific. The sage green split-level sits on a …

Living Rooms

The American Psychiatric Association issues a warning: No psychoanalyzing Donald Trump

By Aaron Blake<p>, Senior reporter<p>Donald Trump had a very bad week — so bad that some were asking whether something was wrong with him. Like, really wrong.<p>"We’re asking ourselves — I didn’t say this, but this is what everybody is saying: Is Donald Trump a sociopath?" MSNBC host Joe Scarborough</i> …

Mental Health

You’re a different person at 14 and 77, the longest-running personality study ever has found

Look at a photo of yourself as a teenager and, mistaken fashion choices aside, it’s likely you see traces of the same person with the same personality quirks as you are today. But whether or not you truly are the same person over a lifetime—and what that notion of personhood even means—is the …

Psychology

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

Cooking

10 Ways to Defuse the Hostility of People Who Are Angry

We all dread dealing with the anger of those in our inner and outer circles. In fact, I can't think of even one person who has described with relish …

Anger Management

17 Adorable Women's Swimsuits You Won't Believe You Can Get On Amazon

These'll really ~suit~ you.

What to Do When Your Life Has Gotten Messy

Your home is in disarray, you’re behind on your bills, your In box is overflowing, and your cat is in need of a visit to the vet. There are things to …

Psychology

13 High-Protein Breakfast Recipes and Ideas

Eggs and veggies in the morning are a delicious way to jump-start your metabolism and fuel your whole day. Check out this roundup of nutritious …

3 Things Sociologists Learned by Studying the Women’s March

The Women’s March was the largest protest in U.S. history, and reached seven continents. Already, it’s an undeniable expression of a resistance …

Sociology

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

How You Should Handle a Large Windfall of Money | Investopedia

Getting large sums of money does not happen very often but it does happen. The first thought most people have are lottery winners. But a typical …

Personal Finance

6 Cool Things To Do If Someone Hurts You

Have you ever felt so upset with someone for hurting your feelings that you didn't want to ever speak to them again? It's a common scenario: someone says something that's rude, accuses you of doing something wrong, or in some way makes you defensive. But does harboring dislike, revenge, even hate, …

Self-help