Let kids be kids. Watching over your children's every move is a bad idea, and the long-term effects of helicopter-parenting are far worse than thought.
Our always-on culture has us working harder, doing more, and sleeping less. While the health ailments of sleep deprivation are well known, a study by Rand Europe shows that it is costing the economy as well, with...
Here are seven styles of saying “I quit” identified by researchers Anthony Klotz and Mark Bolino.
Most people will experience feelings of deep loss and distress after a long-term relationship breakup.
In the wake of suicides by high-profile and much-beloved celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, psychologists and psychiatrists say that suicide is too complex and indeterminate for humans to predict.
Exhaustion and its effects have preoccupied thinkers since classical antiquity. A look at historically specific theories of exhaustion shows a tendency to look back nostalgically to a supposedly simpler time.
While figuring out how to steer her own creative ship, Jessica Abel has learned powerful, practical lessons about how to help others do the same.
From Oprah to Jim Carrey to Barack Obama to Neil Gaiman, here are some of the most incredible commencement speeches of all time.
How much money does it take to be happy? How much is too much? These philosophers have a lot to say about money and how it relates to the good life.
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Do a little less in your day if you want to do a little more.
Believe it or not, our eating habits are influenced by what music is playing and other forces that we may not be consciously aware of.
Walking all over the English countryside picking up trash, the genitalia of the spotted hyena, and many other subjects comical and deadly serious.
Logical fallacies will be everywhere this election season. Here's how to find the bad arguments and beat them.
Burnout has three major characteristics: emotional and physical exhaustion, a cynical attitude towards people at work, and a feeling that you're no longer accomplishing anything worthwhile.
More and more companies are in the grip of a new phenomenon: "metric fixation." Here's what's wrong with it.
People often ask "What should I do?" when faced with an ethical problem. Aristotle urges us to ask "What kind of person should I be?"
A vicious cycle!
Hanging out with a bat vs. being a bat. Why 'titanic' artists are too big to float. Bob Dylan's very worst song, and more.
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