Month: April 2012

How To Be Happy

How To Be Happy

You know I like to read, right? Well, I was reading Skeptic magazine last week when I ran across this paragraph, which blew my mind: “Sonja Lyubomrisky is a social psychologist who has compiled extensive data on what makes people happy: expressing gratitude, cultivating optimism, avoiding overthinking and social comparison, […]

The Downside to Being Beautiful

The Downside to Being Beautiful

You may have heard of Samantha Brick by now. Her article for the Daily Mail about how women hate her for her beauty has gone viral. Brick, 41, explains that she’s been given free drinks her whole life because she’s hot. The downside? Not one girlfriend has ever asked her […]

What Makes Marriages Last (Or Not)

What Makes Marriages Last (Or Not)

I’ve been getting into it recently with some readers who have a slightly different take on when people should get engaged. Hey, different strokes for different folks. One reader on my Facebook page wrote: “When a man’s in love he wants to propose as soon as he can.” Needless to […]