It’s the story of a South American Magellanic penguin who swims 5,000 miles each year to be reunited with the man who saved his life. Retired bricklayer and part time fisherman Joao Pereira de Souza, 71, who lives in an island village just outside Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, found the tiny penguin, covered in oil and … Read morePenguin swims 5,000 miles every year for reunion with the man who saved his life
What happens when you follow your heart? Like, trust your gut and follow your heart? Sometimes our hearts can be lead in the wrong direction, but I guess you have follow your heart with facts in mind, with observations and sometimes make some distance between you and your situation, whether it’s mentally or physically. But … Read moreLetting My Heart Lead The Way
What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country with one of the world’s oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan … Read moreIs this Japanese concept the secret to a long, happy, meaningful life?
What are we doing here? I’m not sure what’s going on with us right now. We broke up at Christmas but never stopped seeing each other, now we’re continuing to meet up for drinks and pizza and having the most intimate of times. I’m not sure about your motivations but for me, you’re an addiction, … Read moreNo Labels
You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them. Actually, don’t trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has … Read moreNew neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy
In 1975, researchers at Stanford invited a group of undergraduates to take part in a study about suicide. They were presented with pairs of suicide notes. In each pair, one note had been composed by a random individual, the other by a person who had subsequently taken his own life. The students were then asked … Read moreWhy Facts Don’t Change Our Minds
More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis. One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an iPhone since she was 11—sounding as if she’d just … Read moreHave Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?
I believe I’m passive aggressive. This is not anything to be proud of, it is just a fact of my life. In this passive aggressiveness I catch myself giving a fake smile to people, and then talk a lot of shit behind their back because they annoyed me for whatever reason. Is it fair? not … Read moreFind my voice.
Motherhood is one of the greatest joys in life, but it also is one of the most challenging experiences one can possibly face. From the sweet moments of laughter and reading together to the difficult moments like tantrums, Mom and Dad are there for all of it… and sometimes, it can be really easy to … Read moreTo Every Exhausted Mom Out There, You Are Enough
I always write about my feelings. I think that my feelings are the best way to express myself as well as connect to others. However, sometimes I don’t even know what’s going on inside of me. I try to keep everything in order – I try to understand why I feel how I feel and … Read moreIn a bubble.