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    The Introvert’s Power

    They probably wouldn't like to hear it, but introverts are having a moment in the spotlight as new research shows...


    Cheer Up!

    17 reasons it's a great time to be alive


    The Street Sweeper

    The framework of the novel is the relationship between Lamont Williams, a black ex-con trying to rebuild his life as...


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    Are You Normal or Nuts?

    Our annual analysis of the quirks, tics, foibles, and zany habits that make us all too human.


    Book Review: ‘The Drop,’ by Michael Connelly

    This time around, Harry Bosch is dealing with the suicide of a friend's son, a cold case from two decades...


    10 Tips for Finding True Love and Happiness

    In their new book Love for Grown-ups: The Garter Brides’ Guide to Marrying for Life When You’ve Already Got a


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    5 Mythbusting Sleep Tips

    There’s enough conflicting advice on sleep out there to keep even the sounded snoozers among us awake at night. So


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    The Best Graduation Quotes: Speeches from Steve Jobs, Ellen DeGeneres, and More

    Get inspiration to make the future a better place with these motivational graduation quotes.

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    The Psychology of Boiling the Perfect Egg

    Find out how to boil an egg based upon your personality.


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    7 Tips for the Best Sleep Ever

    Rock-a-bye baby You’ve done all the obvious stuff — cut out late-night caffeine, made sure your bedroom is dark and


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    3 Ways to Stop Worrying About Sleep

    Here's how to stop making the problem worse and to start understanding your own sleep style.


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    How to Control Your Dreams

    Here are some steps to dealing with sleep-disturbing nightmares.


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    6 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

    Open the shades Expose yourself to bright light within 15 minutes of waking up. This stops production of melatonin (a


    How to Adjust to a New City You May Not Love

    Millions of Americans move each year, but not always by choice. Here's how to make the most of your relocation...


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    5 Memory Boosting Secrets From a Police Sketch Artist

    How many times a week do we try to recall a fact that stubbornly eludes us, like where we put


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    What Not to Say to Someone Who Is Depressed

    If you are looking to offer depression support to a friend, make sure you are careful with your words. These...

    The 4 Happiest Cities on Earth

    What makes residents in these places so glad to be living the lives they do? Here’s a hint: It has...


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    Fake Happiness Can Bring You Down

    Fake smiles aren’t merely unconvincing—they can damage your mental health, says a new study in the Academy of Management Journal.


    Why We Kick Ourselves When We Feel Guilty

    The psychology behind that terrible feeling.


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    ADHD at School: How Parents Can Work With Teachers

    Tips from the National Institute of Mental Health for helping parents and teachers work together to ease the symptoms of...


    24 Ways to Brighten Your Morning

    The morning is probably no one’s favorite part of the day, particularly if you stayed up the night before to

    14 Old-School Tricks to Help You Remember These Everyday Facts

    These simple rhymes and mnemonic devices can help you recall everything from the alphabet to the Wonders of the World.


    4 Advances in Depression

    Learn how to control your depression with these advances.


    Eat for Better Memory: 7 Ways to Get Sharp

    Keep you memory sharp with these healthy foods.


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    20 Memory Tricks You’ll Never Forget

    Can’t remember where you put your glasses? Blanked on your new colleague’s name? “Forgetting these types of things is a


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    20 Simple Ways to Get Happy

    Happiness is ephemeral, subject to the vagaries of everything from the weather to the size of your bank account. We’re


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    17 Ways to Lift Your Spirits

    Banish the Bules There comes a point in all of our lives when we come to a stark realization: Life