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4 Powerful Ways to Use Body Language for Better Relationships

Body language has been said to impact a relationship more than words and tone of voice combined. Here's how to...


3 Reasons Strict ‘Time Management’ Actually Ruins Your Productivity

Trying to be better at scheduling your time? Stop. It doesn't make you happier or more productive.


A Depressed Mother, A Lonely Daughter, and Mrs. Reese, the Neighbor Who Changed Their Lives

My mother refused to let me play next door. Breaking the rules made all the difference.


Here’s How Science Could Make Your Memories Last Forever

If you could save the memories in your brain like a computer’s hard drive, would you? Soon, that could be...


4 Heartwarming True Tales of Vintage Christmas Kindness

These true stories from readers like you prove that, deep down, Christmas has always been about the joy of giving.


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11 Joyous Walt Disney Quotes Guaranteed to Inspire You to Dream Big

On December 5, 1901, a boy was born in Chicago who would draw a mouse that changed the world. Before...


How to Sound Smarter: 10 Vocab Word Swaps That Instantly Impress

Experts say the path to success is built on a good vocabulary. Start using these vocab words to sound smarter...


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7 Things Your Favorite Type of Music Can Predict About Your Personality

Which music genre says you're more creative, and which says you're selfish? Find out here.

5 ‘Helpful’ Comments You Should Probably Erase From Your Vocabulary

Do your depressed cousin or unemployed friend a favor: Leave these gems of advice unsaid.


Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease: 8 Daily Habits a Neurologist Swears By

The best part: You're probably already doing them.


Misophonia: When Everyday Noises Ruin Your Life

Sufferers with misophonia can't bear to hear people chewing food or cracking knuckles. Here's what it's like to live with...


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10 Joyous ‘Peanuts’ Quotes Guaranteed to Improve Your Day

Charles Schulz debuted his first-ever Peanuts comic strip on October 2nd, 1950, in nine newspapers around America. 65 years and...


9 of the Most Powerful Eating Habits to Protect Your Brain From Alzheimer’s

Everything from how you cook meat to what you eat for dessert can play a role in your brain health....


The Powerful Reason This Neuroscientist Studies Memory

I discovered the three little words that broke through my father’s dementia.


4 Daily Emotions You Feel At Work and How They Can Make You More Productive

Happy? Sad? Anxious? Mad? Each emotion may be perfectly suited to improve your performance on certain types of tasks. Here's...


A Stroke, A Coma, A Revelation: How a Quadriplegic Man Helped Pioneer His Own Life-Changing Robot

After a paralyzing stroke, Henry Evans went from feeling suicidal to full of optimism with help from his caregiver wife,...

4 Powerful Psychological Reasons Even Honest People Lie and Cheat Sometimes

The fascinating scientific explanations for why even good, honest people bend the rules, and what everyone can do to avoid...


Roxane Gay Makes a Case for Why We Should All Quit Whining

The professor and author was the queen of complaints—until she realized what she was missing.


11 Stunningly Simple Nature Photos to Get You Psyched About Spring

Spring may be slow to sprout this year, but these beautiful photos of early signs of spring from the users...


Why Happiness Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be

It's not happiness we should be striving for. It's meaning.


Get Through Hump Day: 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to be Happier at Work

If you think you have to love, love, love your job to be happy at work, consider this research that...

5 Ways to Mentally Survive Winter Even If You Really, Really Hate It

Brutally frigid winters can take a toll on your mood, but these little steps can help brighten your dreary days....


Laugh, Cuddle to Unclog Arteries? Why One Cardiologist Swears By Happy Healers

Michael Miller, MD, has seen firsthand how the power of positive emotions can help our hearts get and stay healthy....


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9 Meaningful Ways to Use Body Language to Get What You Want

From landing a job to losing weight, these body language tricks can do the work for you.


3 Little Ways to Avoid Dreading Sunday Nights

Reclaim happy weekends by using these tactics from to avoid hating Sunday nights.


How This Chance Meeting at the Ganges Changed 5 Lives Forever

An impromptu lesson in kindness inspires one man to give an incredible gift to a complete stranger and his family....


5 Powerful Ways to Use Body Language at Work

Increase your stock at the office with these body language tricks.