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3 Low- or No-Cost Resources to Help Improve Your Mental Health

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 03.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many people who struggle with stress, mental illness or sub-optimal mental health lack the time and finances to engage in weekly therapy or ongoing me...

What's Your Comfort Level With Taking Financial Risk?

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 03.11.2015 | Money
Kathleen Gurney

Your risk tolerance is your ability to make decisions, trading the known for the unknown, and to be comfortable with the decision once it is made.

Is Bipolar Disorder Really the Cause of Your Mood Swings?

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

I believe the public has a major misconception regarding which symptoms are consistent with bipolar disorder and which are not. It is evident when pat...

How Personality Influences Your Immune System

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.22.2015 | Science

Health depends on a number of factors -- genetics, environment, lifestyle factors, and according to new research, personality might also play a large ...

How to Get Over Your Quarter-Life Crisis

Kali Rogers | Posted 02.20.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

This is for all of you out there that actually want to do something about this awkward time, here is how to unapologetically drop kick your quarter-life crisis into last week.

Why We Know So Little About Moses and Jesus

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.04.2015 | Religion
Bernard Starr

The dearth of information about the formative influences on towering biblical figures such as Moses and Jesus has invited some skeptics to question whether they actually existed.

How to Have a Sexy, Young, Risk-Taking Personality...Again

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

It's a great time to take risks we've always wanted to take but never have. That can be a pretty sexy quality to bring to all our relationships.Is this your year for Uranus to bring a major change to your personality?

Facebook Knows You Better Than Your Therapist

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Who knows you better than anyone? Facebook, of course. In a recent study of 86,000 Facebook users, researchers compared the results of a personality s...

Hard Work, Hard Times: Self-control and Joblessness

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.23.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Does self-discipline today really pay off later in life -- in jobs, paychecks, promotions and bonuses, professional prestige and wealth? Surprisingly, given the importance of employment to well-being and the global economy, the link between self-control and job success has not been thoroughly studied. Until now.

People Can Predict Your Personality From Your Online Avatar

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.14.2015 | Science

From Facebook and Twitter profile photos to online dating pictures and gaming avatars, we face a growing number of decisions about how to represent ou...

Computers Judge Personality Better Than People Do

Matthew Hutson | Posted 03.15.2015 | Science
Matthew Hutson

Judging another's personality seems like one of the most uniquely human of skills. Machines can't tell whether someone is kind, or creative, or convivial, right?

How Yoga and Meditation Made Me a Whole New Person

Alka Pratap | Posted 03.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Alka Pratap

Whatever may be your background or fitness level, yoga seems to have something to offer for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Get out your yoga mat and meditate!

Personality Is More Important Than Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.05.2015 | Science

When it comes to academic achievement, intelligence is an important factor -- but it is certainly not the only, or even the most important, factor. ...

The 8 Types of People You'll See at SoulCycle

PureWow | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
PureWow

You go for the workout, but truth is, you stay for the people-watching.

What Your Personality Says About How Long You'll Live

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.03.2014 | Science

What does your personality say about your health? More than you might think. And according to new research, what your friends say about your personali...

An Open Letter From Introverts To Everyone Else

Kali Rogers | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Kali Rogers

If you are one of my dear friends, then one of two things happened: 1. You clawed your way in (bravo!) 2. We were confined together for a long period of time and forced to talk.

How Long Will You Live? Ask Your Friends.

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.19.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Character traits are better prognosticators than either intelligence or socioeconomic status, not just for heart attacks but in general for poor health and early death. That's why one psychological scientist turned to friends instead.

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 01.03.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Kindness Really Does Make You More Attractive

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.30.2014 | Science

If teen movies have anything to say about it, the hottest people are usually also the meanest, while the nice guys are the ones who can't get a date. ...

YouTube Star Grace Helbig Explains Why Being An Introvert Isn't So Bad

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.22.2014 | Teen

Hilarious YouTube star Grace Helbig has a loyal fan base because of her fun personality and side-splitting hijinks. But behind the scenes, enjoying so...

The Heels Are Killer in the Best Way at the Brooklyn Museum

Michael Rohrer | Posted 12.21.2014 | Style
Michael Rohrer

I mentioned the word personality in connection with shoes above. Personality is a great word to describe most, if not all, of the shoes in the "Killer Heels" exhibit. The inanimate objects of my admiration had so much personality they could rival some people.

Can Republicans Scare Democrats Into Voting for Them

Nigel Barber | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Nigel Barber

In the current election campaign, Republicans are organizing their message around a theme of fear. That is hardly surprising given scientific evidence that the brains of conservatives are more strongly reactive to threats.

Could You Be A Bitch And Not Know It?

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Chances are you either know one or are one … which is why Dr. Phil is talking about bitches! Some women may think that freely speaking their mind an...

The Personality Trait That Will Make You A Successful Midlifer

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 12.12.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

In midlife, people can become so overwhelmed with multiple demands on their time that they can't get started on anything, much less those tasks that they need to get through somehow. You've got to get stuff done at work, pick up your kids, finish cleaning out your closets, maybe head to the gym, and get dinner on the table.