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The Steady Rise Of Homosexual Messages In Children’s And Adult Entertainment

On February 27, 2017, Disney’s XD channel made headlines for its first gay kiss in an episode of the children’s cartoon Star vs. the Forces of Evil. The Disney XD show saw main character Star and her friend Marco attend a concert where they were surrounded by kissing couples, including two men, and later in […]

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The Way You Fight With Your Partner Affects Your Kids’ Well-Being

All couples have disagreements, but a new study shows that how you manage those disagreements can have a profound effect on your child’s well-being. Researchers at the University of Arizona examined parental conflict and child well-being in three “waves,” beginning in pregnancy and ending when the child turned three.…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Eric Trump Does Not Understand His Father’s Serious Mental Illness

Recently, President Trump’s son, Eric gave an interview with conservative radio talk show host Joe Pags. The interview quickly devolved into Eric bashing liberals and the media as he discussed what he perceived to be unfair attacks levied against his father. And in the midst of trying to elicit …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Why Time Seems to Stop When You Look at the Clock

You’re in a long, boring meeting. You look up at the clock again, hoping time is passing by faster than it feels, but instead the clock’s seconds hand doesn’t seem to move at all. No, the clock didn’t just pause to mock you, your brain is playing tricks on you.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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If You Can’t Afford a Therapist, Try These Mental Health Resources

If you have mental health issues but can’t afford (or make time for) one-on-one therapy, there are many alternate options that can still put you in touch with a licensed therapist. There’s also a wealth of self-care resources that can supplement therapy. Writer Tiffany Howard presents a list of them in this Twitter…Read more… Continue […]

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It’s Friday

In the simplest life hack we’ll ever provide, we are proud to inform you that today, it is Friday. As the blog Science of Us pointed out, yesterday was Thursday. More helpfully, they explained why it’s so hard to mentally keep track of the days during a short workweek, like the one we’re currently wrapping […]

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You Don’t Need Positive Emotions to Be Happy

The secret to happiness isn’t keeping your head stuffed with rainbows and unicorns all the time, according to a new study. It’s leaning into emotions—even so-called negative ones—that line up with your values. If you can figure out what you most want to feel, and revel in those feelings when they arrive, you’ll be…Read more… […]

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Teach Resilience by Asking Your Kids for Help When You Have a Setback

“Failure” is a major buzzword in parenting today: In order to raise successful, resilient kids, we need to let them fail. If your kid forgets his homework or his baseball glove at home, don’t bring it to him. If she’s struggling with building a block tower or later on, a term paper, or even later […]

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The Perks of Being an Adventurous Eater

“I like what I like,” you tell yourself as you eat the same meals over and over. Now, there’s nothing wrong with having preferences, but you could be doing yourself a serious disservice. Being an adventurous eater comes with some great benefits.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Atari’s New Centipede Comic Is More Brilliant and Heartfelt Than It Has Any Business Being

Every so often, you come across a comic that throws you for the sort of loop that makes you pause a few pages in and think, “I wasn’t at all prepared for how damned good this is.” Atari and Dynamite’s new Centipede series, based on the classic 1980s video game, is definitely one of those comics.Read […]

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How to Tell If You’re Dating a Psychopath With Jen Waite & Michael Stone

How do you deal with a psychopath? What if you realize you married one? This week on The Upgrade we’re joined by Jen Waite, author of A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal, and Dr. Michael Stone, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and author of The Anatomy of Evil, to talk […]

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