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Why We Procrastinate

Brain structures may explain this personality tendency.

Why We Remember Days with Wine and Chocolate

Protect Your Brain with Things You LoveNew research links moderate consumption of wine, chocolate, and tea with improved cognitive function and reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease …

Why We Should Listen to Mary

Even if she’s all in your head, she has something important to say

Why We Surprise Ourselves Doing Grand or Stupid Things

Over the last decade a number of studies and books have likened willpower to a single muscle. According to this model, all of our choices and temptations are tugging on the same “m…

Why We Thrive with a Tribe

An excerpt from A Tribe Called Bliss.

Why We’re So Emotional When We’re Tired

A new study has identified exactly why we get so emotional when we have been burning the candle at both ends.

Why Wonder When You Can Know?

Professional Psychic and Certified Master Tarot Readings

Why Worry? Find Meaning!

Happiness is for takers. Meaning is for givers. Guess who feels better?

Why You Don't Need to Be Fit to Be Good at Yoga

Does having a physically fit, flexible body mean that a yoga student is better at the practice than someone who is not as flexible or in shape? On the surface, our Western mind see…

Why You Really Should Protect Your Sleep

And what to do about it if you can’t

Why You Should Be Eating Ancient Grains

Kamut, farro, spelt, quinoa, millet, barley, amaranth—this isn’t a magical incantation. Or maybe it is. The words are names for ancient grains, whole grains that have been around f…

Why You Should Feel Your Feelings

The world is a wild, wild place right now. The problem is, when we don’t pause to process our emotions, we cannot evolve. But in order to evolve, we’re going to have to deal with our emotions.

Why You Should Resolve Not To Make Any New Year's Resolutions

The end of December: a season of long, dark nights, cold weather, and a bunch of holidays that try to make us feel better but often end up making us actually feel worse. Then New Y…

Why You Want Turmeric in Your Life

Turmeric root is one of those rare and valuable herbs that is balancing for all of the doshas, or Ayurvedic body types, making it a beneficial addition to almost everyone’s diet.

Why You’re Crankier in the Summer, and How Ayurveda Can Fix It

Follow these tips, and you should be on your way to feeling cooler—temperature and temper-wise.

Why Your Anger Could Be Good for Your Relationship

Many of us fear and avoid anger, especially in the realm of intimate relationships. We think of it like fire—a spark could burn the house down. Anger is, however, a vital tool, and…

Why Your Brain Needs to Dream

Research shows that dreaming is not just a byproduct of sleep, but serves its own important functions in our well-being.

Why Your Life Matters

In the 1990s I spent many happy years living in a beautiful apartment overlooking the River Thames in London. Then, in the summer of ’96, everything came crashing down. After findi…

Why Your Memory Is Less Accurate Than You Think It Is

New research underscores just how unreliable—and malleable—our memories really are

Why, When & How to Eat Wheat

Eating wheat is healthy—but not in the ways we typically eat it today. The solution will likely improve your health dramatically.