Melanie Angeles

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How complaining rewires your brain for negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves …

Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack of confidence in one’s abilities that …

How hookup culture hurts young women

When I headed off to university back in the Stone Age, girls were still afraid of being called sluts. By the time I graduated, there was a worse label – "unliberated." It applied to girls who didn't have sex. And no one wanted to be that.<p>Sexual liberation – the idea that women are entitled to the …

Feminism

6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

2,300 years later, Plato’s theory of consciousness is being backed up by neuroscience

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated information theory,” which is currently accepted as one of the most compelling explanations about what consciousness is.<p>One of the central claims of the …

Consciousness

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

A Powerful Tool To Stay Peaceful In A Bad Relationship

Some lousy relationships we just can't quit. And often we don't know where our partner begins and we end, which can create pain and chaos.<p>If our partner criticizes or walls himself off or lies or cheats or mopes or is just generally shitastic we often think it's our fault.<p>So we constantly change or …

Living Rooms

Science Explains How The Beach Can Change Our Brains And Mental Health

Have you ever spent a day at the beach and come back home feeling relaxed and rejuvenated? You may readily agree that the beach has a calming effect, …

Choose the Mandala that Calls to You & Discover the Meaning.

<b>Mandala is a Sanskrit word</b> meaning “sacred circle,” and they represent the universe, unity, harmony and wholeness.<p>They symbolize infinity and the …

3 Ways Emotional Intelligence Can Save Your Relationship

Mark is crying.<p>We’ve been talking about grief. He's dealing with the loss of his mother and his distant relationship with his father, which have now …

Feeling Blue? Try Some 'Shrooms, Says Science

A new study says magic mushrooms may treat severe depression.<p>A small clinical trial showed that hallucinogenic mushrooms may serve as a treatment for severe depression, Quartz reports.<p>Although illegal in the U.K., British researchers were able to get approval to test the effects of 'shrooms on a …

Beyond Belief: Why Australians don't go to church, but call upon God in times of crisis

Most Australians claim they believe in God or some kind of "higher power" and yet fewer than one in 10 of us attend church every week.<p>We don't …

'Sex is just a hobby: I wouldn’t be jealous if she had another badminton partner' | Guardian readers and Sarah Marsh

What’s it like to have an open relationship? Five people on why having sex with someone other than their partner works<p>Imagine this: your partner is sleeping with another woman or man, and you know about it. In fact, you’re also going on dates with other people – and you both talk openly about …

A lot of women don’t enjoy hookup culture—so why do we force ourselves to participate?

At Middlebury College, I lived a double life.<p>On the surface, I was successful. I was surrounded by diverse, intellectual friends. I led a popular student website and was active in the arts and athletics. I loved learning and made Phi Beta Kappa my junior year. I’m also a white, straight, …

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Successful people share their best advice for every stage of your career

Though I had managed people before, this was my first time at a large corporation where I had several staffers reporting to me, and also had to "manage up" with a number of senior executives, some of whom were pretty intimidating.<p>The head of the department wanted me to emulate her tough, …

30 years of research prove couples with children really do have worse marriages

Lots of women look forward to motherhood—getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it’s good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Vital Keys to Success in Love and Dating

Love acts in mysterious ways, but research can help you learn some of its secrets and make yourself a more attractive love prospect. Love is a …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

How to Change Your Life When Nothing is Going Your Way

<b>“The rose is a rose from the time it is a seed to the time it dies. Within it, at all times, it contains its whole potential. It seems to be</b> …

7 Things People With Emotional Control Don't Do

Here are seven things that people with emotional control simply don't do:<p>We've all been there; that moment when we calm down and realize that our emotions just completely took over our bodies and caused us to behave in a way that we now regret.<p>While this is natural and human, the frequency of this …

Emotional Intelligence

Artist Weaves Together Hundreds of Photos to Form Otherworldly Tribute to Nature

Artist Ysbel LeMay‘s collage composites draw the viewer into her ethereal kingdom. Created using hundreds of individual photographs merged into one, the Canadian-born artist constructs her images piece by piece until she is happy with the final fusions. The resulting hypnotic composites weave …

Antiphysical: Why Men Are Giving Up Sex & Relationships

<b>Why are more men now watching sports and pornography instead of meeting women?</b><p>Here’s why more and more people now prefer to be mere spectators in …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Here's how an artist built a 2,000-gallon lake in an art gallery

Toronto-based artist Steve Driscoll has 25 solo exhibitions to his name, but only one that requires a pair of wellies. <i>Recovered Shores,</i> on now until …