Now Might Be the Time People Need ASMR Most

Everything is anxiety-inducing and you’re on your own. You’re alone in an suite as alarms honk outside in a placid municipality, and you don’t know if it’s the police responding to a crime scene or an ambulance bringing another case…

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‘We’re cosseting our kids’ the war against today’s dangerously dull playgrounds

Architects are taking issue with risk-averse playparks full of sluggish roundabouts and minuscule rise frames. But are playgrounds in the middle of arteries truly the answer? In the decades after the second world war, the 700 Play Well, a new…

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What does ‘living fully’ mean? Welcome to the age of pseudo-profound nonsense

Inspirational quotes of questionable provenance are just one of the ways in which social media sells a warped vision of living fully You’ve seen them before, because they are all over Instagram: the captions exhorting you to embrace your stretch,…

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When someone great is gone: How to address grief in the workplace with empathy

Tamar Lucien

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‘It’s ghost slavery’: the troubling world of pop holograms

Dead stars from Whitney Houston to Maria Callas are going on tour again. As Miley Cyrus explores the questions in a new Black Mirror, we uncover the greatest name crisis in music today In the star-making Disney Channel switcheroo Hannah…

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Free Throws Should Be Easy. Why Do Basketball Players Miss?

The basketball arcs through the breath and donks off the breast of the boundary. Steve Nash, who has filled me at national courts in Manhattan Beach on a cloudy Monday afternoon to shoot free throws, glances over and laughters at…

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The ‘Thanksgiving Effect’ and the Creepy Power of Phone Data

If you didn’t know it before the Cambridge Analytica debacle, you do now: Your digital habits are dual-use data. One companionship might analyze them to recommend you TV indicates, while another might try to leverage them to influence an election….

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The secrets of resilience: what one womans extraordinary trauma and survival can teach us

Carmen Tarleton was so badly overpowered and burned by her ex-husband that she involved 38 the activities and a appearance transplant. Yet she found a direction back to pleasure. What facilitates her and others like her retain their indispensable confidence?…

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Phone-addicted teens arent as happy as those who play sports and hang out IRL, new study suggests

To no parent’s stun, too much smartphone use fixes teens unhappy. So says a new surveyfrom San Diego State University, which drew data from over one million 8th-, 10 th-, and 12 th-graders in the U.S. indicating teenages who spent…

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Emptiness doesn’t have to mean nothingness: it could mean happiness

What remains of us when we no longer ponder or seem anything? Are we then nothing? I was light-green all over the gills. Merely minutes earlier, I had been chattering apart freely with a more-or-less health hue to my complexion…

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