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Want to be a Better Person? Here’s How

You can become a better, more ethical person simply by changing the way you think about the decisions you make, new research suggests. Before making a potentially unethical decision, think about a time that you behaved unethically in the past. In ...

Why You Should Never Be a Helicopter Parent

The results are in: Being an overbearing, always-in-close-proximity “helicopter parent” isn’t very good for your kids. And not even love can make up for the negative effects of this parenting style, a new study from Brigham Young University ...

Babies Create More Work for Parents – But Not Equally

A new baby’s arrival changes the household dynamic for both mom and dad, but even in highly educated, two-career households moms shoulder more of the burden, a new study from Ohio State University says. The research highlights how the gender ...

Rethink Your Deadlines to Solve Procrastination

Want to stop procrastinating? Think of your goals in terms of days, not months or years, a new study from the University of Michigan suggests. People who think about future commitments like weddings or a work presentation in terms of days instead ...

Parents: Put the Phone Down at the Playground

Watching your children play at the playground may not be the most exhilarating time in the world, but try to keep your phone in your pocket. Kids are more likely to get injured while you’re playing around with your smartphone, new research ...

What Are the Odds of Smoking Killing You? About 67 Percent

Everyone will die of something eventually, but if you're a smoker you probably already know what will kill you. Newser reports that Australian researchers estimate that smokers who never quit have a 67-percent chance of dying from a smoking-rel...

Are You YOLO-ing Your Way to a Personal Debt Crisis?

A “you only live once” (YOLO) attitude toward your income might give you a temporary rush, but it could to “lifestyle inflation” that lands you in serious financial trouble in the long run, Daily Finance reports. Lifestyle inflation is a ...

What’s in Your Wallet? More Money, Americans Say

The financial fortunes of Americans seem to be on the rise, with 47 percent of us telling Gallup that our personal finances are in better shape now than a year ago. The January 2015 poll also found that fewer Americans (28 percent) say they are ...

Yoga Can Help You Keep Those Promises to Yourself

Looking to make some positive changes in your life this year? Research shows that you can bolster your changes for success by taking up a yoga practice. CNN reports that the mindfulness, wellness, social and exercise aspects of yoga can aid in ...

For a Happier Life, Marry Your Best Friend

Married people tend to be happier and more satisfied with their lives than single people, even though fewer people are choosing to wed, the New York Times reported Jan. 8. People who consider their spouse their best friend get about twice the ...