Writing makes us healthier

Create_a_Personal_Journal1I love this article! It details the results of recent studies which suggest that writing improves our emotional and physical health. It might be time to crack open that journal or refresh the blog…

Microaggressions: oppressive comments that sting

Over the last few years, academics have been talking about microaggressions, oppressive “tiny off-hand comments that sting”. Here’s a New York Times video about the issue.


The power of power poses

Can our body language affect our confidence? Amy Cuddy suggests that “power poses” held for 2 minutes can lower cortisol and increase testosterone levels in the brain.

How To Be Alone

Many of us fear being alone or feeling lonely. This video by Andrea Dorfman is a lovely elegy for learning to be alone…