In a sadcom, you must suffer for your happy endings.
"It's often a sign not that we have stopped caring, but that we are — somewhere deep down — furious or hurt."
We sometimes assume that good thinking happens in quiet rooms at large desks with views. But really, for a variety of fascinating reasons, it happens most often in the shower.
We've rounded up six of the best interviews and essays that shed light on "Cat Person" so you can keep up with the conversation without devoting your entire week to reading about "Cat Person."
Scientists are gaining a more refined — and surprising — understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.
It happens to everyone at some point. Here's how to negotiate the pain.
It's not necessarily because we're mentally perverse or that we relish violence.
Don't fall down a YouTube rabbit hole. Only bad things happen there.
"We think we want happiness but what we really want is what we're used to."
And why childhood obsessions of all kinds — what researchers call "intense interests" — should be encouraged.
What happens when the thing that you love is the same thing that’s holding you back.
Products meant to make me feel better just stressed me out more.
Your parents were probably well-intentioned and did their best. However, few of us came out of childhood without a neurosis or two. Here's how to free yourself from the psychological shackles of the past.
Everyone gets anxious sometimes, but that's definitely not the same thing as having a full-blown mental health issue.
More often than not, our dreams, which are incredibly meaningful and vivid to us, are met with indifference by others because of our poor narration skills.
One Marine learned that you can't outpace your demons or suicidal thoughts. But it doesn't hurt to try.
Apparently, people who hail from warmer, more pleasant areas of these United States are way more chill than those who grew up watching their parents dutifully scrape ice off their windshields every morning.
What is it about sports that drives us to the psychological fringe? For eons, sports have been a cesspool of metaphors: sports are war, sports are religion, sports are business, sports are love, sports are hate. Sports are life.
Sure, you can sit on that bench. But you can't sit on it forever, and that's the whole idea.
It's an age-old question: why do we like what we like?
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