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YouTube Stars Are Being Accused of Profiting Off Fans’ Depression – Taylor Lorenz

Some of YouTube’s biggest stars have found themselves embroiled in controversy over videos that critics say allow them to profit off fans struggling with depression. Over the past year, mental health and burnout have become big topics in the YouTube community. Stars like Philip DeFranco and Shane Dawson have posted heartfelt videos about their struggles … Continue reading YouTube Stars Are Being Accused of Profiting Off Fans’ Depression – Taylor Lorenz

Inherited Trauma Shapes Your Health – Olga Khazan

Often when I complain to my therapist about how stressed out I am by a problem I’m having, she says a variation on the same thing: “Well, like all Ashkenazi, you have a lot of inter generational trauma. You know, because of everything that’s ... happened.”The effects on longevity showed up for the sons of … Continue reading Inherited Trauma Shapes Your Health – Olga Khazan

If You Want To Achieve Long Term Happiness, Embrace The Growth Mindset – Chris Myers

Everyone seeks the fastest and easiest path to happiness. It’s what drives us as humans. Hoping for a silver bullet that will get us to that end goal, be it wealth, love, or fame. Only when that goal has been met, we reason, will we be happy. I’ve read every book and even written a few … Continue reading If You Want To Achieve Long Term Happiness, Embrace The Growth Mindset – Chris Myers

Hugs and kisses: The Health Impact of Affective Touch – Maria Cohut

We seek affection, try to establish a connection, or attempt to communicate a need. Various cultures use touch in various ways to display tenderness or respect, and other non-human primates use it to create a connection and establish social hierarchies. Recently, however, some experts have expressed concern that Western societies are experiencing a moment of … Continue reading Hugs and kisses: The Health Impact of Affective Touch – Maria Cohut

Alzheimer’s These psychiatric symptoms may be an early sign – Catharine Paddock PhD

Working with the Brazilian Biobank for Aging Studies (BBAS) at the University of São Paulo, investigators at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) studied results of postmortem brain tissue tests and compared them with psychiatric symptoms obtained from detailed interviews conducted with people who knew the deceased well, such as relatives and carers. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s These psychiatric symptoms may be an early sign – Catharine Paddock PhD

How To Stop Taking Things Personally – Frances Bridges

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else's behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. There's a difference between being reflective and constantly taking … Continue reading How To Stop Taking Things Personally – Frances Bridges

The Scientific Argument For Waking Up Early – Leon Biss

If you want to become elite at what you do, you need to consistently get better. High performance is all about putting in more and “reps.” Doing the same workout every day won’t make you stronger or faster. Just showing up to work every day and doing your job won’t make you better at your … Continue reading The Scientific Argument For Waking Up Early – Leon Biss

The Best Foods to Eat For a Good Night’s Sleep – Sophie Medlin

Sleep has become widely recognized as playing a really important role in our overall health and wellness—alongside diet, stress management, and exercise. Recently, researchers have been learning more about how poor sleep influences our dietary choices, as well as how diet influences sleep quality. Not sleeping for long enough or poor quality sleep are associated … Continue reading The Best Foods to Eat For a Good Night’s Sleep – Sophie Medlin

5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Reacting emotionally to work stress almost always leads to regret — and can even sabotage professional advancement. And while it can be challenging, learning how to remain calm under stress is a workplace skill that will serve you well throughout your career. Here are five strategies to help you keep your cool at work. A … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Cool in Stressful Work Situations – Jennifer Smith

Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

As a growing number of #MeToo and #WhyIDidntReport stories have put a new focus on childhood sexual abuse, parents may have an urgent sense that they should frame conversations with their children about their bodies as safety lessons. But doubling down on warnings is the opposite of what children really need. In researching my new … Continue reading Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent – Bonnie J. Rough

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