Jeanette De La Rey

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Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

9 Behaviors That Make You Eat More

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Bertrand Russell on the Vital Role of Boredom and “Fruitful Monotony” in the Conquest of Happiness

“A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men… of men in whom every vital impulse slowly withers, as though they were cut flowers in a vase.”<p>Between the time Kierkegaard contemplated boredom and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips made his bewitching case for why the capacity …

Emerson on Talent vs. Character, Our Resistance to Change, and the Key to True Personal Growth

“People wish to be settled; only as far as they are unsettled is there any hope for them.”<p><i>“Cut short of the floundering and you’ve cut short the possible creative outcomes,”</i> Denise Shekerjian wrote in contemplating the capacity for “staying loose” that many MacArthur geniuses have in common. <i>“Cheat</i> …

The Absurdity of Infinity: Astrophysicist Janna Levin Explains Whether the Universe Is Infinite or Finite in Letters to Her Mother

“The simpler the insight, the more profound the conclusion.”<p>In 1998, while on the cusp of becoming one of the most significant theoretical cosmologists of our time, mathematician-turned-astrophysicist <b>Janna Levin</b> left her post at Berkeley and moved across the Atlantic for a prestigious position at …

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This Is the No. 1 Driver of Diabetes and Obesity

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Game Plan for Less Boring Sex

All the time, I hear from women who say, "I'm having sex with my husband X times per week (usually this is 1-3) and he's STILL not happy." I ask if they enjoy the sex, and they say, "Yeah, sometimes." So basically, here is what's happening in a lot of marriages (and reverse the genders if that's …

Google’s Scientific Approach to Work-Life Balance (and Much More)

More than 65 years ago in Massachusetts, doctors began a longitudinal study that would transform our understanding of heart disease. The Framingham Heart Study, which started with more than 5,000 people and continues to this day, has become a data source for not just heart disease, but also for …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars.<p>Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a glimpse of asteroid 2004 BL86, said the<p>Jet Propulsion …

Why Rectifying Our Culture Of Overwork Is Easier Said Than Done

We tried to place some boundaries on our workdays, but we learned that guilt is more pervasive in the workplace than we imagined.<p>We write a lot about the culture of overwork and the perils of burnout. This is no way to be productive.<p>Journalist and author Brigid Schulte explains that today’s …

7 Tricks To Quit Sugar, Starting Today

If I’d told friends and family I was no longer going to eat, say, cashews, I’d have gotten little response from them. <i>No big deal</i>, they’d say. <i>If</i> …

Why “Psychological Androgyny” Is Essential for Creativity

Despite the immense canon of research on creativity — including its four stages, the cognitive science of the ideal creative routine, the role of memory, and the relationship between creativity and mental illness — very little has focused on one of life’s few givens that equally few of us can …

How To Change Your Life In 14 Days

If you're feeling unhappy, unmotivated and overwhelmed, it's time to take action. Perhaps there has been a string of upsetting situations that …

13 Reasons to Have More Sex

Getting busy can improve your health. Just another reason to slip between the sheets.

8 Questions You Have to Ask During a Job Interview

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10 Ways to Stop Feeling Overworked and Overwhelmed

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10 Reasons You're Not Having Sex

A regular sex life is good for your health. So why the dry spell? Here’s how to beat the top 10 sex busters.

Friedrich Nietzsche on Why a Fulfilling Life Requires Embracing Rather than Running from Difficulty

German philosopher, poet, composer, and writer <b>Friedrich Nietzsche</b> (October 15, 1844–August 25, 1900) is among humanity’s most enduring, influential, and oft-cited minds — and he seemed remarkably confident that he would end up that way. Nietzsche famously called the populace of philosophers …

God Redux II

To have a spiritual life or not? That's not the question. It's how you populate or furnish it. Religious people cotton to the notion of a master plan. Everything is as it's supposed to be. They believe in an anthropomorphic notion of God as the ultimate telephone operator in the sky accommodating …

Duggar daughter blames the Holocaust on evolution, then compares it to abortion

Jessa Duggar, the young evangelical reality star, stirred up controversy on Instagram with an antiabortion comment<p>The Duggar family, stars of the TLC reality series "19 Kids & Counting," have never been shy about their religious or political views. Parents Jim Bob and Michelle oppose contraception …

Frying with Olive Oil and Other Ways You're Misusing Oil

With hundreds of options in the grocery store, choosing the right type of oil for your cooking needs can be difficult. Maximize your efficiency in the kitchen with some simple guidelines for how to use oil.<p><b>Click Here to See the Complete List of Ways You're Misusing Oil</b><p>Whether you're choosing …

The Price of Admission: Dan Savage on the Myth of “The One” and the Unsettling Secret of Lasting Love

<i>“What is love but acceptance of the other, whatever he is,”</i> Anaïs Nin wrote in a letter to her then-lover, Henry Miller. And yet that acceptance is a “dynamic interaction” which we seem to be increasingly unwilling to acquiesce, going to excessive lengths in our stubborn quest to avoid …

The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

Legendary Composer Aaron Copland on the Conditions of Creativity, Emotion vs. Intellect, and the Trap of Public Opinion

In 1970, long before our present barrage of books on creativity, even before Vera John-Steiner’s pioneering investigation of the creative mind and the influential tome <i>The Creativity Question</i>, psychologists <b>Lawrence E. Abt</b> and <b>Stanley Rosner</b> set out to tackle the question of what makes creators create …

Nobel-Winning Playwright Eugene O’Neill on Happiness and the True Measure of Success in a Letter to His Unmotivated Young Son

By the time he was fifty, playwright <b>Eugene O’Neill</b> had just about every imaginable cultural accolade under his belt, including three Pulitzers and a Nobel Prize. But the very tools that ensured his professional success — dogged dedication to his work, an ability to block out any distraction, …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Happiness, Spirituality Without Religion, and How to Cultivate the Art of Presence

Nietzsche’s famous proclamation that “God is dead” is among modern history’s most oft-cited aphorisms, and yet as is often the case with its ilk, such quotations often miss the broader context in a way that bespeaks the lazy reductionism with which we tend to approach questions of spirituality …

The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning

In 1973, <b>Hannah Arendt</b> became the first woman to speak at the prestigious Gifford Lectures — an annual series established in 1888 aiming “to promote and diffuse the study of natural theology in the widest sense of the term,” bridging science, philosophy, and spirituality, an ancient quest of …

Sherwin Nuland on the Art of Dying and How Our Mortality Confers Meaning Upon Our Lives

<i>“To lament that we shall not be alive a hundred years hence, is the same folly as to be sorry we were not alive a hundred years ago,”</i> Montaigne wrote in his timeless meditation on death and the art of living. And yet in the half millennium since his day, we’ve made paltry progress on coming to such …