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Brain Scans of Transgender Youth Could Put an End to Gender Dysphoria

Brain imaging could change everything for transgender youth.<p>Approximately 1.4 million Americans are transgender. Despite scientific evidence to the …

LGBTQI

10 Rules I Hope My Daughter Never Forgets

One of the greatest joys of my life is being a mom to my daughter. Her arrival into this world opened my eyes to things I never expected, reaffirmed my belief in the power of girls and women, and turned me into a fiercer feminist than I ever thought possible, mostly because I am aware that there …

10 Books About Race To Read Instead Of Asking A Person Of Color To Explain Things To You

In today's current political and cultural climate, it's crucial that everyday Americans are engaging in important conversations about race, bias, …

Black Lives Matter

This Podcast-Based Writing Course Will Get You Working on Your Dream Novel

Tim Clare’s Couch to 80K writing podcast is a delightful, intense, encouraging eight-week journey towards writing a novel. For the best experience, …

Creative Writing

This Quora Answer Is the Perfect Metaphor for White Privilege

<i>Answer by Omar Ismail, Stand Up Comedian, on Quora.</i><p><i>I am white. That’s all you know about me. Am I privileged based on that alone and assuming I am,</i> …

Comedians

The midlife health checklist: how to maximise your wellbeing in your 40s and beyond

There is no louder wake up call than crossing the threshold into middle age. Turning 40, according to cancer specialist Dr David Agus, is when we begin to question our mortality and take stock of our sedentary, desk-bound lives – and rightly so, given that in our fourth decade we put on weight more …

10 Best Foods To Prep On Sunday So Your Meals Are A Breeze All Week

A little planning (and chopping) will set you up for healthy eating success.<p>Who has time to make lunch every morning before work, or a balanced …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

The Truth About Cancer Fighting Foods | goop

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

Wellness

Horrible parents: a survival guide

Growing up with a difficult parent can be crushing. Is it possible to recover? Absolutely say the founders of a new website that helps people move on<p>There’s no such thing as a perfect parent – all of us who have children understand that, and we all buy, gratefully, into the concept of “good …

Parenting

Children Of Immigrants Are Top U.S. High School Science Performers

What would we lose if immigrants could no longer come to America? Surprisingly, one of the most important things America would lose is the contributions made by their children.<p>A new study from the National Foundation for American Policy found a remarkable 83% (33 of 40) of the finalists of the 2016 …

High School

Mom’s 'Wife Translations' Nail the Communication Gap Between Men and Women

Dear every husband everywhere: Watch this video if you really want to understand your wife.<p>After 10 years of marriage, my husband understands (sometimes) that when I say “fine,” it really means I am totally pissed off, and things aren’t even remotely fine. But many times, he still gets confused by …

Parenting

Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage? | Kristina Keneally

Every Muslim who speaks out is expected to own, explain and condemn any act carried out by Muslims worldwide. The same doesn’t apply to Catholics<p>There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Zero.<p>…

Kristina Keneally

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

A career coach shares 7 TED Talks that will make you more successful

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

Entrepreneurship

Seven Ways to Teach Kids How to Manage Money

As adults, we’ve had a lifetime to learn how to manage our money and spend smart—but are we teaching our kids how to do the same? Finance may seem …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

13 books you absolutely HAVE to read before they become movies in 2017

Whether you are a purist or you just like to know what you are getting yourself into before you begin a film, you understand the importance of …

9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women

In this fast-paced business world, female leaders need to make sure they’re not perceived as pushy, aggressive or competent. One way to do that is to …

Leadership

Researchers developed a facial photo-matching game that reverses racial bias in children

In a recent study from Yale University, preschool teachers were found to spend more time watching African-American children, and especially boys, for signs of misbehavior, than they did children of other races.<p>Sadly, this didn’t surprise anyone who knew it to be true from experience.<p>What fewer of …

Psychology

The 10 Commandments of Baking Chicken

Sick of overcooked or bland baked chicken? Start following these 10 foolproof tips and you'll have moist, flavorful, nonboring chicken every time. From getting the perfect internal temperature to choosing the right type of oil, these cooking methods make all the difference.

Cooking

17 30-Minute Meals *Perfect* for Hump Day + What Wines to Pair Them With

By Wednesday evening, your motivation is starting to slack and the need for an alcoholic beverage (or two) is at its peak. The best way to get through hump day and complete the rest of the work week is to whip up a quick and delicious meal, glass of wine in hand. Pick up a bottle of your fave …

This Make-Ahead Spinach + Mushroom Gnocchi Casserole Is Perfection

All you busy ladies out there — we’ve got dinner covered this week with a delicious make-ahead casserole recipe you’ll love. Short on time? No worries; this dish doesn’t require a ton of effort and can be reheated and enjoyed all week long (it’s also freezer-friendly!) Not just another baked pasta …

How having kids can ruin your romantic relationship

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 …

Parenting

#LovingDay: How the Lovings' trials paved the way for today's multiracial families

<i>Today marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that unanimously knocked down state bans on interracial marriage. We are revisiting the stories our readers shared with us last year.</i><p>I like to say that I <i>am</i> because of Loving. Mildred and Richard Loving.<p>In the early 1970s when my …

A philosopher explains why suffering is essential to all happy marriages

It could just be a sign that a marriage is running smoothly.<p>In a recent op-ed for the New York Times, entitled "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person," de Botton challenges the romantic notion that successful marriages contain no conflict.<p>People <i>can't</i> be perfect for one another, he argues. Suffering …

If Your Answer to 'How Are You?' Is 'Busy,' You Don't Have a Life

Do you know that feeling of being so busy that time flies with a blink of an eye? We're so busy with all kinds of things -- work, friends, going out, holidays, etc. But being busy is not a good thing at all.<p>The other day, one of my best friends, Antonio, had his birthday.<p>We know each other since we …

3 Signs Corporate Work Culture Has Become Toxic to the Human Spirit

/ May 24, 2016<p>Everybody seems to be working harder and harder these days, but genuinely happy people are hard to come by, even amongst those who …

Documentaries

The Best Way To Recover From A Break-Up, According To Science

A break-up can feel like the end of the world. And almost everybody goes through these jarring transitions at some point in their romantic lives, …

Psychology