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?"
One god stands for order, logic, and reason. The other stands for chaos, madness, and drunkenness. Nietzsche thinks you need both.
Anxiety can be good or bad. It turns out that it's really up to you.
Finding your own truth without a guiding mythical worldview.
The arts can help schools tackle the current mental health crisis among teenagers.
How do great people get so much done? If you're Ben Franklin, you lay out a detailed schedule.
Everybody is made happiest by purchasing experiences, right? A new study tells us to rethink our cliche.
A large study evaluated stress levels across 493 cities in the United States, using nine different metrics. The analysis returned these five least stressful cities in America.
What does it mean to live authentically and to be your authentic self? Most importantly, how long does it take to get there?
What inspired the Mona Lisa, China's Terracotta Warriors, and more?
In the Western world, there's a constant pressure to be happy. Paradoxically, this makes people more prone to anxiety and depression.
People in the West are constantly encouraged to sleep less and accomplish more. But the science behind sleep deprivation shows why that's a terrible idea.
A "new" Roman library has been found in Germany. What might it have had in it?
Psychologists have found that, while we tend to judge our own vulnerability more harshly, we perceive vulnerability in others as courage.
Why is manipulating people morally wrong but influencing them is not? Here's the fundamental distinction between manipulation and non-manipulative influence.
We all know who Confucius was, but what did he teach?
Job hopping can be a smart career move for many employees, but only if they do it right. Here's how.
A new study contests the benefits of meditation in the workplace. We show everything that's wrong with the research.
Almost two-thirds of doctors in the U.S. say they're burned out, depressed, or both. What do we do when the very people charged with safeguarding our health against the effects of burnout are themselves suffering from burnout?
There's a reason you're not motivated when you smoke weed: it ruins your episodic memory.
You can name a dozen rock stars on drugs, but can you name the philosophers who partook? We're here to help.
Does opening up a relationship to new sexual playmates strengthen the bond between a committed pair, or, does doing so compromise it?
A 10-year, 1,000 person study, has linked eating cured meats like beef jerky, hot dogs, and pepperoni to hospitalization for a specific mental illness: bipolar mania.
A glass of juice has as much sugar, ounce for ounce, as a full-calorie soda. And those vitamins do almost nothing.