10 Life Lessons you Should Unlearn

This article originally appeared here In the past 10 years, I’ve realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy. Here are some of the things I’m most grateful to have unlearned: 1. Problems are bad. You spent your school yea...

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Scientific Tricks to Beat Stress, Anxiety, and Fear

This article originally appeared here on February 16, 2016 Back in the earlier days of evolution, humans were prey to giant hyenas, cave bears, and predatory kangaroos. We’ve been able to outlast those guys, but evolutionary psychologists will tell you t...

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8 Reasons Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

8 Reasons Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

This article originally appeared here on May 18, 2017 I’ve spent 10 long years telling myself I cannot afford to slow down. To have even 10 minutes of me time, I have to hustle and work and hustle some more. Do that for too long and you will find yourself in...

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Four Life-Changing Concepts that Arianna Huffington Taught Me

Four Life-Changing Concepts that Arianna Huffington Taught Me

This article was originally published here on May 5, 2014 Along with writing for Forbes and other outlets, I’m a regular Huffington Post contributor, and have long admired Arianna Huffington for what she’s developed, launched and created in the world.&nbsp...

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Embrace the Uncool: Brene Brown on Overcoming Shame

Embrace the Uncool: Brene Brown on Overcoming Shame

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11 Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

11 Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

This article was originally published here on November 9, 2017 The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to managing a mental health diagnosis. But a therap...

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Why some couples have more- and better- sex

Why some couples have more- and better- sex

This article was originally published here on January 14, 2019 Many couples want to increase the frequency of their sexual activity as well as the satisfaction they derive from their sexual encounters. Researchers have investigated several factors associated w...

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