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Top Tips for Work-Life Harmony

Carlie Maree | Posted 06.09.2016 | Home
Carlie Maree

The thing I get asked most often is -- how do you do it? Being a single mum who goes to uni and runs a business, people always want to know -- how is it that I can juggle it all and not lose my marbles.

Welcome to Everyone

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home
Marian Wright Edelman

As a child I hated not being allowed into the segregated library in my hometown. But I am honored and grateful that today the Marlboro County Public Library -- the Marian Wright Edelman Library in Bennettsville, SC -- provides a panoply of early childhood and adult literacy programs.

John Oliver's New Video Will Give You Cancer... Or Maybe Cure It

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home

Science isn't bullshit, "but there is a lot of bullshit currently masquerading as science," John Oliver explained Sunday on HBO's "Last Week Tonight."...

College Scorecard: What Grade Does Your Degree Get?

Pauline Paquin | Posted 05.06.2016 | Home
Pauline Paquin

I went to business school out of inertia. Because it's what you do when you have a bachelors degree. in economics. Because it was the least I could do for my parents, who were already disappointed enough that I didn't become a lawyer or a doctor.

Groomsmen Actually Pay More Than Bridesmaids for Wedding Duties, Survey Finds

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.05.2016 | Home

By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist The cost of weddings just keeps going up -- for everyone. On average, couples spent $32,641 in 2015 for their specia...

Can Helping Others Keep You Sober?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

By Jill Suttie Alcoholism and drug addiction are often intractable illnesses. Many addicts and alcoholics relapse within 6-12 months of treatments t...

5 Productivity Tips for Studying From Home

Jennifer Lachs | Posted 04.21.2016 | Home
Jennifer Lachs

It can be tricky to stay focused and productive when studying from home, but the good news is that, by setting certain rules and making use of some smart tools and apps, you can develop your productivity.

New Study Says Monogamy Came About Because Our Ancestors Feared STIs

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Teen Vogue

Researchers at the University of Waterloo suggest that prehistoric people were just as worried about STIs as we are now, leading to more desire for monogamous relationships.

Work, Rest, And Our Soul

Pete Williamson | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Pete Williamson

This constant stress is toxic to the soul. Rest doesn't seem restful -- it feels like procrastination -- and work doesn't bring fulfillment.

How To Learn Twice As Much In Half The Time

Greg Hague | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Greg Hague

At the age of 60, I decided to do something my friends thought was insane... take the Arizona bar exam. I graduated from law school way back in 1974, ...

A Disproportionate Share Of Blacks And Latinos Lose Their Driver's Licenses Because Of Unpaid Tickets, Study Finds

Los Angeles Times | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.11.2016 | Home

African Americans and Latinos in California are more likely than others to lose their driver's licenses because of unpaid tickets and then to be arres...

A Scientific Study Is About To Expose The Absurd Sexism In STEM

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 04.07.2016 | Home

Government researchers are getting to the bottom of the sexist microaggressions women get from men in the engineering world. Sexist migroaggressions ...

Why Does Happiness Inequality Matter?

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

What is happiness inequality? It's the psychological parallel to income inequality: How much individuals in a society differ in their self-reported happiness levels -- or subjective well-being, as happiness is sometimes called by researchers.

Four Reasons to Cultivate Zest in Life

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.06.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

It might not be your goal to travel the world and dance with strangers; maybe your enthusiasm runs more toward teaching, acting, or parenting. But whatever it is you want to do, cultivating zest can be an effective way to help you get there (and enjoy the journey, too).

Study Suggests Vegans Really Are Saving The World

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 05.11.2016 | Home

Having a vegan friend may make it harder for you to choose a weekly brunch spot, but according to a new study, the small vegan population might just h...

5 Science-Backed Strategies for More Happiness

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 03.21.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

Of course, the pursuit of happiness isn't all sunshine and rainbows and mugs of tea and smiling children. Sometimes we need to tackle our insecurities and weaknesses, and we can't just ignore our draining jobs and nagging relatives. But the practices here represent the other side of the coin, the one we often neglect: seeing, appreciating, and mobilizing the good.

4 Activities To Inspire Awe

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
Greater Good Science Center

Awe isn't always a comforting feeling -- sometimes it can be downright frightening -- but it's a powerful way to cut through the monotony and see things in a new light. We hope that the awe exercises on Greater Good in Action will be a useful starting point as you aspire to make your life more "awesome."

This Is Exactly How Much Appearance Matters

Allure | Posted 02.24.2017 | Home

Allure conducted a national survey in the hopes of finding out just how much we judge ourselves and others, both in the real world and on social media...

Self-Education Is Crushing America's Academic Model

Steve Siebold | Posted 02.17.2017 | Home
Steve Siebold

In most schools around America, there are two types of students. There are those who study hard, get good grades (mostly A's and B's), are always mak...

The Fruits And Veggies That May Actually Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.28.2016 | Home

For anyone stricken with the dreaded middle-age spread, the way to shed some pounds might be easier (and tastier) than you think. A new study says tha...

Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion

Jordan Brady Loewen | Posted 01.18.2017 | Home
Jordan Brady Loewen

Theory, when done correctly, is a practice of intellectual humility. A theory is an attempt to explain and understand the world as it is experienced by human beings in our limited earthly capacities.

We're All Becoming Yogis, But Who's Making the Money?

Christine Chen | Posted 01.13.2017 | Home
Christine Chen

Though the survey might not reflect it, yogis know that a yoga practice is also about community and giving. If you want to do your part to keep the yoga boom going and help independent studios stay healthy, too, recruit someone new to yoga and head to a beginner, level one, or a basics class -- a move that can support someone in their own new endeavor, too.

How Putting a Mirror in Your Dining Room Might Help You Lose Weight | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home

Magic mirror on the wall, should I stop eating junk food once and for all? Yes. And using a mirror might actually help you do so, per a new study.

Shopping is Like Playing a Sport, Researchers Say | Posted 12.14.2016 | Home

By Kristine Thomason There are 10 minutes left on the clock. Time to quicken your pace. You narrow in on your goal: a pair of running shoes. Red slas...

Study Finds People Who Fall For Nonsense Inspirational Quotes Are Less Intelligent

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.08.2015 | Home

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through a social media feed and all of a sudden stumbling upon a quote like: “By evolving, we exist.” And a...