• There's no shortage of good advice in the world. But how to actually follow it?
  • When it comes to your own wellbeing, learn to schedule your 'me time' with precision.
  • Only this way, says Jillian Michaels, can you center yourself and retain a sense of joy.


Videos

Why humor is an essential life skill

From your health to leadership, a good sense of humor can improve nearly every aspect of life.

  • Studies have shown that a sense of humor can improve your mental and physical health, boost your attractiveness, and improve your leadership skills.
  • There are a variety of theories and styles of humor, each of which can improve your understanding of the subject.
  • Humor may be a critical life skill, but can it be taught?
Keep reading Show less
Personal Growth
Photo credit: Travis Yewell on Unsplash
  • American adults that exercise spend an average of 18 fewer days depressed every year.
  • The large-scale study includes data from over 1.2 million Americans over a five-year period.
  • The researchers note that too much exercise negatively impacts mental health.
Keep reading Show less
Surprising Science

How storytelling gives life meaning

Since the advent of communication, humans have used stories to create meaningful lives.

Still from James Cameron's 1997 film, Titanic.
  • "An experience of being alive" is what mythologist Joseph Campbell said humans strive for.
  • Though we live in an age of distraction, short videos still tell big stories.
  • That said, losing a connection to the environment to stare at a screen has disastrous consequences.
Keep reading Show less
Culture & Religion