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Tim Lott - What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know

What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know | Tim Lott

Darker than grief, an implosion of the self, a sheet of ice: no matter how you describe it, this is a terrifying state to be trapped in

‘Heathers’ style: a fashion analysis of the original mean girls movie -  Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez

'Heathers' style: a fashion analysis of the original mean girls movie

Heathers, the 1988 film that spawned a genre about privileged high school mean girls, from Clueless to, well, Mean Girls, outdoes them all right out of the gate by focusing on the story of a psychopathic teenager on a killing spree. But underneath the surface, you can find all the particular obsessions of the ‘80s: conformity, tribalism, and the lust for power.

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others By James Clear

Martha Graham on the Hidden Danger of Comparing Yourself to Others

Advice from Martha Graham on how to avoid the trap of self-judgment.

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year - BELLE BETH COOPER

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.

To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead - Adam Grant

To Overcome the Fear of Failure, Fear This Instead

If you do the math, becoming an entrepreneur is insane. The odds of success are tiny; failure is almost guaranteed. To make the leap, you have to be fearless. I spent the past three years working on…

The Grandmaster in the Corner Office: What the Study of Chess Experts Teaches Us about Building a Remarkable Life - Cal Newport

The Grandmaster in the Corner Office: What the Study of Chess Experts Teaches Us about Building a Remarkable Life - Study Hacks

Becoming a Grandmaster How do great chess players become great? If you read Malcom Gladwell’s Outliers, you probably have an answer: the 10,000 hour rule. This concept, which was first introduced in academic circles in the early 1970s, was popularized by Gladwell in his 2008 book. Here’s how he summarized it in a recent interview: […]

Kate Clanchy - The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group

The Very Quiet Foreign Girls poetry group | Kate Clanchy

The Long Read: When Kate Clanchy began teaching the children of refugees, she sought out those silenced by trauma and loss. Their weekly sessions released a torrent of untold stories

Laurie Penny - Maybe you should just be single

Maybe you should just be single

Mid-February is the most frigid time of year, so it’s always seemed apt that that this is when they choose to hold the highest holy day of the cult of coupledom. If you’re reading this, there’s a not insignificant chance that you are one or several of the following: a) young b) female c) single or d) nauseated by the sheer volume of saccharine romantic propaganda sloshing around the public sphere at this particular time of year. But none of us live outside culture, and feeling frustrated on…

ANNE T. DONAHUE - Anxiety Is a Liar

Anxiety Is a Liar - Rookie

When it says you're incapable of doing scary things, don’t believe it.

Susannah Locke - Why your brain loves procrastination

Why your brain loves procrastination

The new science of why people procrastinate — and how to stop.

Here’s How To Do Therapy On Yourself, According To A Therapist
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Here's How To Do Therapy On Yourself, According To A Therapist

It's not always easy, or affordable, to go to a therapist. But that doesn't mean you can't do a little DIY therapy on your own.

Dr Louis M. Profeta - These four words that may offend you, may also just save you
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The four words that made me the most hated man in the room

Dr Louis M. Profeta - These four words that may offend you, may also just save you

Linda Tirado - ‘Poor people don’t plan long-term. We’ll just get our hearts broken’

‘Poor people don’t plan long-term. We’ll just get our hearts broken’

Why do so many poor people eat junk food, fail to budget properly, show no ambition? Linda Tirado knew exactly why… because she was one of them

Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess. - Tor Bair

Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.

From the age of seven, I played chess constantly and competitively. I played in school, online, at national competitions. Chess taught me patience, perseverance, critical thinking — crucial skills…

The comics and graphic novels to look forward to in 2016 – part one - Zainab Akhtar

The comics and graphic novels to look forward to in 2016 – part one

The energy and innovation in this genre have been accelerating in recent times – and this year promises yet more sensations. Here are 10 standouts to expect before June, from all over the world

Books by Female Authors Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

Books by Female Authors Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

In July, 2015 Time ran an article entitled 35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime. There are tons of book lists all over the Internet. But this is Time, for crying out loud. An institution…