whitney bain

18 Flips | 2 Magazines | 6 Likes | 1 Follower | @whitneybain | Keep up with whitney bain on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “whitney bain”

The dark side of the brain: Too much emotional intelligence is a bad thing

<b>(Shutterstock/Lightspring)</b><p>A new study suggests that profound empathy may come at a price<p>Agata Blaszczak-Boxe<p>March 20, 2017 7:58am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Recognizing when a friend or colleague feels sad, angry or surprised is key to getting along with …

Emotional Intelligence

25 Tiny Changes That Will Make You a Happier Person

Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.<p>Most of us spend over half our waking days at work. And too many of us consider it a necessary sacrifice, something we're required to do to provide for ourselves and our families and make it possible to enjoy the time we have for …

Happiness

Why Kinky Sex Could Make You More Mindful

BDSM (read: 50 Shades of Grey) could help you reach not just climax, but also a state of mindfulness.<p>Mindfulness is trending for a reason: The …

Vintage Industrial Hure Crank Table

It's difficult to deny how popular industrial decor has become recently, and one of the most sought after items are Crank Tables. The Hure Crank …

Furniture

The $25K Pod That Could Ease L.A.’s Homelessness Crisis

These bright, airy shelters are carefully designed to sidestep red tape.<p>Every night, an estimated 50,000 people sleep on the streets of Los Angeles–a figure that’s skyrocketed by 35% in the last year alone. The problem is so bad that the mayor has declared a state of emergency, and in November, …

Homelessness

You're Going to Die, Here's How to Deal With It

Aside from birth, the only other thing that is guaranteed to happen to every single person on the planet is death. No exceptions, no way around it. …

Can Smoking Pot Treat Incurable Disease?

For 1.4 million Americans who suffer from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, medical marijuana might offer some promise.<p>Annual colonoscopies, …

How Important is Sex? Part 1

Linda: Keeping sexual passion alive and healthy is a critical aspect in the process of sustaining an enduring and fulfilling partnership. It is the …