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9 Podcasts for Road Trips That Are So Addictive You Just Might Miss Your Exit

Consider this a public service announcement: It's not too late to take a summer road trip. Whether you have your sights set on the sunny California …

4 Things You Need To Know About Apologetics

<i>Today’s post is adapted from</i> Apologetics at the Cross<i>, a new book, and course from Joshua D. Chatraw and Mark D. Allen. It is sponsored by Zondervan</i> …

This Viral Short Film Is A Must-See For All Parents

Short film <i>Alike</i> delivers a harsh reality in a very quiet and almost innocent way. The animated short begins with a father loading his son’s backpack …

The 30 best summer holidays for people who hate the heat

Baking beaches in August not your thing? From forest retreats in Scandinavia and polar bears in Spitsbergen, to Australia's Great Ocean Road and the ski slopes of Chile, our writers reveal 30 great escapes from the summer heat.<p><b>Britain and Ireland</b><p>1. It’s a breeze<p><b>England</b><p>There’s no danger of …

“Another nail in the coffin for learning styles” – students did not benefit from studying according to their supposed learning style

<i>By</i> Christian JarrettThe idea that we learn better when taught via our preferred modality or “learning style” – such as visually, orally, or by doing …

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

Happiness

What Made Mental Illness a ‘Sin’? Paganism

And how psychiatry and psychology came to be seen as anti-God. Is suffering from mental illness the result of personal sin?Last week, many Christians …

How I let drinking take over my life

Five years after his last taste of alcohol, William Leith tries to understand its powerful magic<p>I had my last drink five years ago, in the early hours of the morning on 1 January 2013. I think it might have been around 2am. I wouldn’t have described myself as drunk. I would have said I’d had a few …

Alcohol

20 books that will change your life

Oprah, Warren Buffett, and more reveal the books that changed their lives

Books

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or suggestions for your own reading, TED speakers have you covered.<p>Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

The simple but critical purpose of family meetings: To listen

By Meghan Leahy<p><i>Q: I've seen you mention the value of family meetings frequently in your responses. My kids are 3 and 6. When would you advise that I start family meetings (e.g., when they're both school-age vs. now)? What should the agenda and framework be? Do you have a resource you'd recommend</i> …

4 Discipline Mistakes Pushover Parents Make

Even if you’re usually totally in control as a parent, don’t be surprised if you fall into one of these discipline traps some day.<p>Softie. Spineless. Pushover. These are a handful of the words that have been used to describe my discipline style—by everyone from my husband to my mom to strangers at …

A professor who studied relationships for 50 years says this is how you make love last

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in human development and family studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, looked at every piece of academic research published on the topic of …

University of Illinois

The “keys to the cyber caliphate”: The daring U.S. raid to seize the ISIS personnel database

<b>(Getty/shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>How U.S. counterterrorism intelligence got their hands on the data that changed the fight against ISIS<p>Malcolm Nance • Christopher Sampson<p>July 2, 2017 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted with permission from “Hacking ISIS” by Malcolm Nance and Christopher Sampson. Copyright 2017, …

Abu Sayyaf

Former ARU boss John O'Neill reveals he could see 'Armageddon' coming but board did nothing about it

O'Neill rarely weighs into rugby matters publicly but has as much skin in the game as anyone. He was chief executive from 1995 to 2004, including …

How not to hate your husband after having kids

One afternoon, a few months after my daughter was born, my husband Tom was sprawled on the couch, eyes glued to the Tour De France. As I fed Sylvie, I asked him if he would tackle the mountain of laundry she had amassed. “But I did it last time,” he said. My pulse began to race as I explained that …

How to talk to your kids about family addiction

By Jaimie Seaton<p>By the time my daughter Christina was 4, she had attended the funerals of my elder sister and my mother, both of whom died of alcoholism-related illness at the respective ages of 42 and 67.<p>I don’t remember the first time Christina asked how her “Nonnie” and aunt died, but I do …

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Organizing Ideas for Entryways & Foyers Without Closets

Between jackets, purses, mail and an ever-growing mountain of shoes, the entryway is a tough spot to keep under control—and less square footage …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement

7 facts about relationships everyone should know before getting married

As the New York Times concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."<p><i>Drake Baer contributed to this story.</i>

Learn From Your Teenage Daughter What She Wants From You As Her Mother

As mothers we try so hard to relate to our teenage girls only to find we don't feel heard or appreciated. We read all the parenting blogs and sympathize with each other but how do we really know what our daughters want and need? Let's turn the tables around a bit. We often tell our girls what we …

Which is the world's kindest country?

It's World Kindness Day! Introduced in 1998, it is a celebration of kindness in all its forms. How can you contribute? "Make a vegetable patch and grow your own produce," says the Kindness Day UK website. "Say good morning to everyone on your way into work, bring in treats for your colleagues, or …

Child psychologist: This is how to raise human beings who are ready for the real world

By Ross W. Greene<p>People are a little worried about the human species these days. Maybe it’s the rash of terrorist attacks throughout the world. Maybe it’s the tone of the presidential campaign. Maybe it’s because so many of us are suffering from a nasty case of empathy fatigue in response to the …

The Vandals: Conquerors of the Roman Empire (Battleground I) (Review)

Review<p>by Alex Criddle<br>published on 09 October 2016<p><b>Rating:</b> <b><br>Audience:</b> High School<b><br>Difficulty:</b> Easy<p><b>The Vandals by Simon MacDowall is a wonderful book to</b> …

World History

The Best Argument for Sleep Training You’ll Ever Read

In an essay today in the New York <i>Times</i>, one mother details trying — and ultimately failing — to sleep train her daughter, who is now 6 years old and …