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Why Is Your Partner Always Lying to You?

Here are the five things your partner is trying to get you to believe about yourself, them, and your relationship when they lie to you.

Why It Can Be So Difficult to Come to Know Oneself

As a society, we turn a blind eye to obvious trauma, making one’s story more difficult.

Why It Matters Who Tells Your Story

“And thus we observe/ Seed to root to plant to flower to seed/ Earth to bloom to earth/ A soul returns.”

Why It’s Better to Eat a Cow than a Hen or a Sow

The “dismal science” of economics looks at reducing cruelty.

Why It’s Okay to Say No

The problem with being a people-pleaser is that you are putting everyone else’s needs before your own.

Why Kale and Carrots Should Be Properly Dressed

The right fats increase your carotenoid absorption by 800 percent

Why Learn to Ski at 50 and Beyond

Like childhood play, your whole being checks in for skiing.

Why Making Small Steps Matter

There’s wonderful story shared in one of writer Dan Millman’s Peaceful Warrior series books about a man on a somewhat mystical journey. He finds himself walking down a beautiful be…

Why Morning People Shouldn’t Work at Night

Some brains perform less accurately in the wee hours, a new study shows.

Why Nostalgia is Good for Us

Nostalgia has been found to be a valuable coping tool for dealing with loneliness, boredom, and anxiety.

Why Ojai

A Tourist Town Where Mindfulness Is the Main Attraction

Why Our Birth Matters

Showing that our earliest moments in life matter―and that we can access those memories to heal ourselves as adults―has made Barbara Findeisen a pioneer in the field of perinatal an…

Why Pain Feels Good

Sometimes it’s better to feel pain than nothing at all

Why People Don’t Meditate ... Even If They Want To

Why is it so hard to jumpstart a meditation practice even when you really want to? There are generally two reasons why people don’t meditate.

Why People Have Sex…and When They Should Reconsider

Why people have sex doesn’t seem like a mystery, but a study at the University of Texas asked that very question. We might assume that “it feels good” or “I wanted to show my love”…

Why People Stay in Bad Relationships

The answer might not be what you’d expect

Why Raw-Foodies Get Such Poor Miles per Meal

Richard Wrangham knows something about how human diets evolved. He’s a Harvard professor of anthropology, the curator of primate behavior biology at the Peabody Museum, director of…

Why Relationships Are So Difficult

On any given day, 1.6 million of us are blogging, 27 million are tweeting, and 1.5 billion are posting on Facebook. We’re emailing during meetings, texting during lectures, and tal…

Why Share Your Pain

If we all speak our truth, no matter how heavy or how trivial our stories seem, then together we can light the way toward a new future and a new story, one that is no longer based on silence and shame.

—ZAINAB SALBI Freedom Is an Inside Job, by Zainab Salbi.

Why Some Health Foods Aren't So Healthy After All

Are kale chips and mango smoothies a smart choice? Don't be fooled by the "health halo" warns food sociologist Dina Rose.