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Health And Wellness

  1. isn't it ironic
    World’s Top Empathy Researcher Revealed As a BullyDo as I say, not as I do?
  2. science of us
    Maybe Bread Is Paleo After AllCarbs go WAY back.
  3. science of us
    Here’s Your Cheat Sheet to HappinessThe most talked-about college course in America isn’t about making money or saving the world. It’s about how to be truly happy. We took it for you.
  4. science of us
    What to Know About Influenza B, the ‘Second Wave’ of Flu SeasonWe’re not out of the woods just yet.
  5. science of us
    Viagra’s Other Life As a Female Fertility AidA little-known off-label use for the little blue pill, which was approved by the FDA 20 years ago today.
  6. science of us
    Is Stevia Better for You Than Sugar?All about the alternative sweetener.
  7. science of us
    The Menstruation Coaches Who Want to Guide You Through Your PeriodWith a personalized plan of attack for easing cramps and other menstrual issues.
  8. science of us
    The Complicated Grief That Comes With Being a Burglary VictimLosing the heirlooms my aunt had left for me felt like losing her all over again.
  9. science of us
    The Science of How Your Diet Affects Your Mental HealthThe emerging field of “nutritional psychiatry” is exploring how the food you eat can affect your risk of depression.
  10. science of us
    I Was Rejected From Being an Organ Donor for Being ‘Too Emotional’I tried to give my cousin a kidney, but it turns out being willing and healthy isn’t enough.
  11. science of us
    Doctors Don’t Know How to Deal With Women’s PainThree new books explore how women have been conditioned by the medical system to downplay their own suffering.
  12. good/better/best
    Teach Yourself to Have a Better Sense of DirectionAdvice for anyone who’s always getting lost.
  13. it's complicated
    Relearning How to Date After My Double MastectomyThe threat of cancer made me reconsider what I wanted in a partner, but it also left me scared of having to open up to one.
  14. science of us
    The Shy Person’s Guide to Being the Center of AttentionFor times when it’s unavoidable.
  15. science of us
    After the Olympics, Some Olympians Will Just Give UpNew research on the science of motivation says it’s hard to keep going after reaching your personal best.
  16. women's health
    A State in India Is Now Offering Free Breast Implants to the Poor“Why should beauty treatment not be available to the poor?,” the state’s health minister asked.
  17. how does that make you feel
    Can Journaling Be a Substitute for Therapy?I’d been writing down my thoughts for more than a decade before deciding I needed new ways to manage my anxiety.
  18. living with
    My Life Not Knowing What Colors Look Like“People thought my eyes were bleeding because I’d been wearing bright red lip liner on my eyes all day.”
  19. Radical Beauty: Inside a Naked Yoga Class, Baring is CaringWillow Merveille, founder of Naked in Motion, lets us into one of her classes where we witness how baring it all is a radical act of self-love.
  20. science of us
    Treating My Anxiety Made My Sex Life WorseAnti-anxiety medication made me feel better, but it also killed my ability to orgasm.
  21. it's complicated
    Breaking Up With the Boyfriend Who Got Me Through CancerBesides my immediate family, he’s the only person who’s seen the worst of me and loved me anyway.
  22. stoneman shooting
    The Psychological Explanation for Why We Become Desensitized to Mass ShootingsIt’s a self-perpetuating cycle: The worse things get, the quicker we tend to grow numb.
  23. living with
    My Life Watching My Own Dementia Set InI notice how many more words I forget, and the speed at which I’m forgetting them.
  24. science of us
    How to Tell If You Have the Flu or Just a ColdA guide to figuring out the source of your sniffly, snot-nosed misery.
  25. science of us
    So, How Contagious Is This Year’s Flu?An expert explains how contagious the virus is — and how long it lasts in a person’s system.
  26. working out
    How to Tone Your Muscles When You’re Doing NothingIf you’re reading this article and not engaging your core, you’re doing it wrong.
  27. how does that make you feel
    How to Feel When Your Therapist Cries in Front of YouShedding tears during a session used to be taboo, but more and more therapists are using their own emotions to help clients open up.
  28. it's complicated
    Keeping the Romance Alive Is Tough When You Love Early BedtimesI’m the younger one in my relationship, but I have the sleep cycle of someone much, much older.
  29. science of us
    Pregnancy Put My OCD Into OverdriveMy new compulsions were all about protecting my developing fetus.
  30. science of us
    Who Gets Left Out of the Advice to ‘Make Your Own Happiness’A new book argues that the positive psychology movement ignores the life experiences that can make happiness elusive.
  31. science of us
    I Tried Whole30 and Accidentally Made Myself Lactose IntolerantTurns out the ability to digest dairy is a use-it-or-lose-it kind of thing.
  32. science of us
    Why Is This Flu Season So Deadly?An expert breaks down why this year’s flu strain is especially dangerous.
  33. science of us
    What Exactly Is the Keto Diet, and Is It Safe?All about the trendy high-fat, low-carb eating plan.
  34. good/better/best
    How to Brag Without Annoying All Your FriendsA guide to being excellent (or at least pretty good) at non-terrible online self-promotion.
  35. science of us
    The Strange Allure of Online Mental-Health Quizzes“As human beings, we are always seeking validation from some other outside source.”
  36. gross things
    What’s the Deal With Sushi and Tapeworms?An expert on whether that gross sushi incident could happen to you.
  37. living with
    My Life With a Colostomy Bag and a Hole in My Stomach“It was really bizarre to see — you look down and there’s a bit of your intestine poking out.”
  38. science of us
    The Approach to Meditation That Guarantees FailureA new book argues that having goals for your meditation means you’re doing it wrong.
  39. how does that make you feel
    The Same Traits That Make a Good Therapist Also Make a Bad OneA new study found that the same behaviors people loved in their therapists were also the ones that they said turned them off.
  40. science of us
    A Psychological Explanation for Why Getting Compliments Is So EmbarrassingWhen praise makes you feel all squirmy.
  41. it's complicated
    Breaking My Foot Was the Best Thing That Ever Happened to My Sex Life“Come over and sign my cast” is a surprisingly effective pickup line.
  42. how does that make you feel
    How to Know When It’s Time to Leave Your TherapistTherapy isn’t supposed to be forever.
  43. wellness theories
    Christie Brinkley Thinks Life Is Too Short to Ignore CheeseThe supermodel on aging, science, and mozzarella.
  44. swellness
    Do Medicinal Mushrooms Actually Work?The magical health and beauty benefits of mushrooms.
  45. get a hobby
    Against Side HustlesPersonal pleasure is what makes a hobby a hobby.
  46. overachiever
    How to Teach Yourself to Be FunnierTo improve your sense of humor, start by making yourself laugh.
  47. get a hobby
    A Psychologist Explains How to Get Over Your Fear of Trying New ThingsThe thing that no one ever mentions about stretching yourself is that it really sucks sometimes.
  48. living with
    My Life With a Sleep Disorder That Makes Me NocturnalDelayed sleep phase disorder means going through life as a bleary-eyed zombie.
  49. overachiever
    How to Be Better at Spending Time AloneA guide to getting comfortable with solitude.
  50. science of us
    The Worst Part of Working Remotely Is Trying to Guess What Your Boss Is ThinkingWhen the only feedback from your supervisor comes via email or text, it’s easy to assume the worst.
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