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How Opposite-Sex Friendships Can Ruin Your Marriage

This post was a difficult one to write. It is something I have learned the hard way. However, I am thankful that I learned it before marriage, not …

The Confidence Game: What Con Artists Reveal About the Psychology of Trust and Why Even the Most Rational of Us Are Susceptible to Deception

“It’s the oldest story ever told. The story of belief — of the basic, irresistible, universal human need to believe in something that gives life meaning, something that reaffirms our view of ourselves, the world, and our place in it.”<p><i>“Reality is what we take to be true,”</i> physicist David Bohm …

Photographer Captures Stunning South Korean Landscapes Reflected in Mirror-Like Lakes

South Korean photographer Jaewoon U has gathered quite the following on 500px, and rightly so. His majestic landscape shots of his home country are nothing if not magical, overflowing with colors and rich details. The Seoul-based artist is particularly skilled at capturing beautiful outdoor scenery …

Photography

Why Seeing a Therapist Makes You Strong, Not Weak

When a potential client calls psychologist Shoshana Bennett, Ph.D, the first thing she does is congratulate them. “I say, ‘good for you. You did …

10 Films You Need To Watch To Understand Human Rights Issues Around The World

The stars of this year's Human Rights Watch Film Festival are as eclectic and awe-inspiring as ever -- a gang of 18 revolutionary cows in a Palestinian village, the women singers banned from performing in Iran, the teachers bringing education to girls in Afghanistan, a Colombian mayor with a …

Human Rights

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel …

Christoph Niemann

15 Gorgeous Examples of Gem Encrusted Jewelry

Lately, we've seen the rise of modern gem encrusted jewelry. Russian-born, London-based international jewellery reporter Katerina Perez founded her own, dedicated jewelry blog back in 2013 to help celebrate the world's most exuisite and extraordinary jewels. She's a pro at finding what trends are …

Jewelry

Man went to a fancy hotel but never expected this

Grief Work is a Necessary Part of Recovery from Abuse

It seems that everywhere I go this week I’m bumping up against grief. Clients are struggling with seeing other families happily celebrating Easter …

Mans Wife Wouldnt Let Him Go Fishing So He Did This

‘Mr. Happy’, A Startling Short Film About a Man Who Tries to Stop the Contracted Suicide He Put Out on Himself

“Mr. Happy” is a startling short film from director Colin Tilley that focuses on a depressed young man played by Chance the Rapper who doesn’t want …

Happiness

8 Crucial Lessons You Can Learn From an Alcoholic Parent

<i>Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?</i><p>—Mary Oliver<p>The ability to break down weighty emotional experiences and vital …

Dead-End Relationships, Getting Engaged, Men Afraid of Commitment

I've confessed before that I don't think there's a one-size-fits-all relationship timeline that charts how many months you should log before you move in together, tie the knot, or welcome a bundle of joy into your lives. But that doesn't mean we don't each have our own ideas of where our …

3 Ways To Love Him Even More

Simple steps to reconnect<p>Does sleeping badly affect our romantic relationships? That the answer is “yes” may not surprise you, but the reason <i>why</i> isn’t quite as obvious.<p>In a series of new studies from the University of California, psychologists found that sleep deprivation reduces feelings of …

UC Berkeley

8 ways to prevent depression

Many of us confuse a feeling of blue with chronic depression. While it is fine to feel low once in a while when stress takes a toll on you, chronic …

Human embryo modifications must be halted, scientists urge

Warning suggests there could be safety and ethical concerns if moratorium isn't imposed<p>The emerging ability to modify human embryos in a way that …

The Truth about Calories: 'decent'

This documentary may have been pop science, but at the very least it whet my appetite, says Gabriel Tate<p>The job of “data wrangler” sounds simultaneously sedentary and gruelling – an intriguing case study for those interested in examining what difference calorie counting makes to weight, perhaps? …

Nutrition

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