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"Sit Up Straight!" The Mental Health Benefits of Good Posture

Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin | Posted 05.21.2015 | Science
Edith Ismene Nicolaou-Griffin

Remember when your mother told you to "sit up straight?" Apart from what your mother may have considered proper decorum, good posture appears to have many surprising mental health benefits.

12 Things Every 'Type B' Person Wishes You Understood

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 05.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Type A personalities may grab a lot of the spotlight, but there's definitely something to be said about having a Type B person in your corner. Type...

Watch Out Extroverts: Your Introverted Co-Workers Are Judging You

Amy Morin | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Amy Morin

It really is the quiet ones you have to watch out for. At least, that's true for extroverts looking for positive peer recommendations from their quieter colleagues.

The Worrier

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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What Your Facebook Use Reveals About Your Personality

Amy Morin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Technology
Amy Morin

Although we may think we're masking our insecurities or portraying ourselves in the most favorable light, our behavior on social media reveals more than we might think.

What to Do When Life Gets Messy

Panache Desai | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Panache Desai

No matter where you are on the road to fulfillment, life gets messy. Milk cartons tip over. Businesses fail. Fender benders happen. Friends disappoint you. Messes, big and small, are inevitable. However, in any moment, you have a choice. You can meet challenges as the narrow perception of personality or as the infinite expansiveness of spirit.

Astrologically Speaking...

Marcia Liss | Posted 04.04.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Some Personalities Are More Likely To Apologize Than Others

Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl There are those healthy, well-adjusted people who are quick to swallow their pride and apologize when they'...

Hasty Pudding

Marcia Liss | Posted 03.28.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Psychopath. Successful Psychopath.

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.27.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

The successful psychopath remains something of a scientific enigma. This provisional evidence points to some tantalizing possibilities, but we still do not know for sure why one person with pronounced psychopathic traits ends up as a habitual and cold-blooded criminal while another ends up as the prototype for Agent 007.

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 05.11.2015 | 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 05.02.2015 | 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 04.22.2015 | 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 04.05.2015 | 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 04.04.2015 | 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 05.14.2015 | 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...