science & human behavior

The Cognitive Trick That Elite Athletes Use to Achieve Seemingly Impossible Goals – Quartz
(Syndicated on Government Executive)

How ‘Intellectual Humility’ Can Make You a Better Person – New York Magazine

Seeking Emotional Moderation in an Age of Extremes – New York Magazine
(Syndicated on Yahoo Beauty)

When It Comes to Negotiating, Two Jerks Are Better Than One – New York Magazine

People Are Making Themselves Miserable Trying Too Hard to be Happy – Quartz 

New Neuroscience Research Helps Explain Our Growing Attraction to Spiritual Retreats – The Washington Post                                          (Syndicated on The Mercury News, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Oakland PressValley News, The RecordThe Durango News, and in print internationally:  Windsor StarThe Straits Timesand Gulf News.)

health & wellness

Writing Your Own Story Can Protect Your Health After A Breakup – The Huffington Post

Human Sex Trafficking Survivors Need Better Trained Doctors – Teen Vogue

We Asked People What They Do When They Can’t Afford Their Meds – VICE

Why Therapy During Pregnancy Should Be Required – The Washington Post
(Syndicated in print: Santa Fe New Mexican, Toronto Star)

How Folding Mental Health Services Into Maternal and Infant Care Can Help Low-Income Families – Rewire News

parenting

How Passive Aggression Hurts Children – The Atlantic
(Syndicated on The Huffington Post)

Want Your Children to Grow into More Empathetic Adults? Travel with them – Quartz
(Syndicated on MSN Lifestyle)

Your Child is Not Your Confidant – The Washington Post
(Syndicated on the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and in print internationally: The Straits Times, The Mercury,                                                                                         The Borneo PostEstadão, The StarPretoria News.)

mental health

Why Our First Responders Are So Burned Out – VICE

The Secret World of Suicide Survivors – The Establishment

Unemployment Can Hurt You More Than the Death of a Spouse – MEL Magazine