6 questions to ask before moving in with your partner

Although marriage rates are steadily declining in the United States, the number of people who cohabit continues to trend in the opposite direction. In 2010, 49.2% of adults cohabited at one point in their lives, and 47.4% had been married, according to US Census Bureau data. Fast forward 10 years and the gap continues to … Read more

Parents who do these 3 ‘harmful’ things are more likely to raise narcissistic kids, says neuroscientist

As a neuroscientist who studies narcissistic personality disorder, I’ve found that a child’s family dynamic is one of the most significant predictors of narcissistic tendencies, including superiority, grandiosity, entitlement and lack of empathy, in adulthood. To be clear, children and teenagers are naturally more selfish, not narcissistic, because their minds are still developing. So it’s … Read more

Getting fired from a toxic job can still be upsetting

Toxic work culture stories dot the internet with tales of bad co-workers and even worse bosses. For example, Away suitcase’s founder reportedly used Slack to lob insults at her team, including calling them “brain dead.” Adam Neumann of WeWork held mandatory meetings on Sundays. And Amazon drivers reported skipping bathroom breaks and peeing in bottles. … Read more

Why the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator won’t help you find love

Swipe through profiles on any dating app and you’re bound to see a bio touting your potential mate to be an “ENFP” or “ISTJ.” This jumble of letters refers to the results from the Myers-Briggs Personality Indicator Test. The 90-plus question test, which was created during World War II by two Americans as a way … Read more

3 money moves to help minimize uncertainty in the second half of 2022

David Sachs | The Image Bank | Getty Images It’s no secret that the first half of 2022 has ushered in a lot of expensive changes for consumers: The S&P 500 Index fell 20.6% in the largest first half decline since 1970, pulling down investors’ portfolios with it. The Federal Reserve in June approved a … Read more

Parents who raise compassionate, self-aware kids do 4 things when talking about race: Parenting expert

Many parents do not realize that kids recognize race at a very young age. In fact, research shows that at six months, they notice racial differences; preschoolers demonstrate “in-group” bias when picking playmates; and by grade school, children recognize the inequity of power in skin color. Raising children who are aware of social justice issues … Read more

Stressed and burned out? Quitting your job may not help

The Great Resignation is set to continue, and young and burned out workers will be leading the charge. That’s according to the Deloitte Global 2022 Gen Z and millennial survey. Burnout was cited as one of the top three reasons why young people are leaving their jobs, according to the global survey which found that … Read more

Successful parents do these 3 things with their kids to ‘build their brains,’ says pediatric surgeon

Early childhood is a time of rapid development in the brain. In fact, 90% of a child’s brain growth happens before the age of five – and a large part of it is dependent on their language environment. That’s why frequent, rich “serve-and-return” interactions are critical for brain and social development. Nurturing activities – talking, … Read more

6 things this immunologist does every night to sleep better and boost her immune system

More than two years after the emergence of a pandemic, we’re still struggling with outbreaks of Covid-19 – and that means building and maintaining a strong immune system should be a top priority. As an immunologist and functional medicine doctor, I always remind my patients that while genetics, diet and exercise all play a role … Read more