The proliferation of psychological assessments, writes Andy Levinsky, suggests a larger question: What information can an employer require from job applicants?
We have to learn from the disconnect between our beliefs and the wildly diverse realities of life for the people of this country, writes Julie Wittes Schlack.
A woman wonders whether she can learn to be more direct with people.
Time used to be more elastic; now it’s brittle as an icicle.
It's time for adults to take play time seriously.
Enough with schedules and choreographed commitments. Summers, afternoons and weekends are for creative play and exploration.
In medical ethics, a matter of language separates life from death. So why do some families release their loves ones, while others cling to hope?
Practicing mindfulness is easy. Remembering to practice mindfulness is hard.
Our children need to see us smile at our own reflection and at the shape of our natural figures.
How could a stranger have so much hatred and anger toward me?
Touching our souls means wrestling with what makes us uncomfortable. My wrestling mat is a blank page and a pencil.
A woman who has struggled with depression feels guilty for wanting to dump her depressed boyfriend.
Proffering peace requires stepping away instead of provoking, contemplating instead of venting, and testing fears against reality before reengaging.
It’s reasonable to seek to understand what enhances happiness. But somehow in the process, we seem to be attempting to change its meaning.
A once-bold woman finds that moving to a new city has stoked her fears of being a victim of violence.
It is almost unavoidable to watch a video of a white police officer shooting a black youth but through the lens of our own experiences and backgrounds.
A virtual reality film set in a Syrian refugee camp tries to build compassion for its inhabitants. But do we need technological gear and 3D to move us to action?
There are those who still believe there is something creative about the dense fog of intoxication. To which I say... there are millions of examples of the power of intoxication...
At 2 a.m. on Sunday, clocks will be set back an hour all over the country. But Standard Time isn’t cast in concrete.
A pediatrician who directs an adolescent substance abuse program and a state senator join forces in support of a bill to screen and counsel 7th and 10th graders about the...