Olivia Hawley

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Finding it hard to cut down on processed foods? Here's why

We know that processed foods are bad for us, and that though they may be tasty, they do not bring us any nutritional benefits. How come we find it so …

Nutrition

Postnatal depression in dads - signs to look out for in your partner and how you can help

In those hazy, chaotic days following the arrival of a new baby when you just seem to be treading water, both parents may find themselves hostage to …

Mental Health

26 Books That Are Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows in 2018

The new year brings the usual spate of movies and TV shows adapted from books, offering a variety of thrills. Some are historical, as in <i>The Little</i> …

Some Schools Are Abolishing Homework In Favor Of Reading, And That's A Good Thing

"The quality of homework assigned is so poor that simply getting kids to read replacing homework with self-selected reading was a more powerful …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

Literature

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing Is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re miserable.<p>Breaking a habit, trying something new, taking a risk, making new connections, or putting yourself in a totally new situation won’t be easy, …

Summer Bookshelf 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes.What books are on your summer reading list? Over the past 10 years, my collection of educational books has taken over

10 Former Cult Members And Their Chilling Stories

Cults are commonly known as organizations or movements prompted by an ideology. They’re rendered powerless without the charm of a treacherous leader. …

How to Overcome Stress by Seeing Other People’s Joy

One evening when I walked into a classroom to teach my Science of Stress course, I found a newspaper waiting for me on the lectern. A student had …

The 5-Hour Rule: What Is It and Why Will It Boost Your Career?

Setting aside time to spend on a task that's not on your immediate to-do list might seem impossible, but according to leaders like Bill Gates and …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Stop Trying to Be More Confident

Let’s cut to the chase: yup, successful people are confident. And the more successful people become, often the more confident they are. And more confidence provides more benefits. Studies show overconfidence increases productivity and causes you to choose more challenging tasks, which make you …

Self-help

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 …

Emotional Intelligence

K12: Job Openings at K12

Logos

If You Do Nothing Else to Get Healthy, Do These Three Things

<b>Everyone needs a foundation, no matter what they are struggling with, and there are three steps to creating a healthier life recommended for everyone.</b><p>…

8 'shower plants' that want to live in your bathroom

<b>Want to turn your bathroom into an easy oasis? Try this.</b><p>So maybe you have a wonderfully green thumb and houseplants thrive under your care. Or maybe …

Plants

These Disney Fairy Tales Will Be Ruined For You Forever Once You Know Their Dark Real Endings

Oh the fairy tales we were fed as kids. The 'happily ever afters', the 'prince charming'... While obviously adulting pretty much ensured we …

Walt Disney Company

All Moral Disagreement Comes Down to These 5 Principles

The field of moral psychology is the study of how people think through moral decisions. It goes back all the way to Plato and Aristotle, but today, …

Looking at cat pictures is good for you even if you’re doing it to procrastinate

Guilt-free cat enjoyment<p>Cats seem to dominate the internet, but does looking at Grumpy Cat actually make you feel better?<p>Don’t be so quick to say “yes, <i>obviously.”</i> People love cat videos and, in fact, cat videos consistently have one of the highest views per category on YouTube. But while it may be …

A Plant Pro Demystifies 3 Important Things a Plant Needs

What could you grow when you were a kid? Summer Rayne Oakes discovered her love of — and knack for keeping alive — plants and nature while she was …

5 History Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

I’m back with a few more podcast suggestions to keep you crafting! This selection is close to my heart because I have a very real obsession with …

New 'Serial' And 'This American Life' Podcast 'S-Town' Just Debuted All Its Episodes At Once

Creators Brian Reed and Julie Snyder talk at length about your next podcast addiction.<p><i>(Warning: Spoilers ahead.)</i><p>Before a single episode was released, “S-Town” earned the Apple podcast chart’s top spot, doing so on the back of just a short teaser — and its association with the mega hit true-crime …

Why We Think Outhouses All Had Crescent Moons in Their Doors

The classic symbol of an outdoor toilet was probably just made up.<p>The rickety old Wild West outhouse with a crescent moon cut out of the door is one …

7 Mantras That Will Stop You From Taking Things Personally

It’s tough to be around people who believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about them.<p>It may …

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …

Loneliness