Category: PERSONAL IDENTITY

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I Look White To Many. I’m Black. This Is What White People Say To Me.

I Look White To Many. I’m Black. This Is What White People Say To Me.

As the nation begins, finally, to focus on the social injustice that takes place across this country — from the South where I grew up to the North whe [...]
Why We Need More Close Interracial Friendships (And Why We’re Bad At Them)

Why We Need More Close Interracial Friendships (And Why We’re Bad At Them)

The sad reality is that, as adults, we tend to be racially segregated in our friendships, just as we are in our neighborhoods. While interracial frien [...]
There Is So Much More Than the Nuclear Family, Even Now

There Is So Much More Than the Nuclear Family, Even Now

The narrative of family as the most legitimate form of care during the pandemic can make it hard to see all the creative ways people are showing up fo [...]
Who Are You, Really? The Puzzle of Personality by  Brian Little – YouTube TED

Who Are You, Really? The Puzzle of Personality by Brian Little – YouTube TED

What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more int [...]
Money Buys Even More Happiness Than It Used To

Money Buys Even More Happiness Than It Used To

While the old adage says that money can’t buy happiness, several studies have determined that the more your income increases, the happier you are, up [...]
Negative Thinking Linked to Dementia in Later Life, But You can Learn to be More Positive

Negative Thinking Linked to Dementia in Later Life, But You can Learn to be More Positive

Are you a pessimist by nature, a "glass half empty" sort of person? That's not good for your brain. A new study found that repetitive negative think [...]
Tattoos Were Once for Rebels. Have They Gone Too Mainstream?

Tattoos Were Once for Rebels. Have They Gone Too Mainstream?

So how do you stand out and display your identity in a world that rewards the cookie-cutter and the ubiquitous approach to life? And just how original [...]
What Might Explain the Unhappiness Epidemic?

What Might Explain the Unhappiness Epidemic?

What might explain the unhappiness epidemic? Although measures of teen and adult happiness dropped during the high unemployment rates of the Great Re [...]
Simple Blood Test Could Read People’s Internal Clock

Simple Blood Test Could Read People’s Internal Clock

The circadian rhythm is present in every single cell of your body, guided by the central clock that resides in the brain. Creations/Shutterstock.co [...]
Meghan Markle Is ‘Changing Discussions About What It Means to Be Biracial in America’

Meghan Markle Is ‘Changing Discussions About What It Means to Be Biracial in America’

Meghan Markle didn’t just become the Duchess of Sussex on Saturday when she married Prince Harry in a gorgeous ceremony at St. George’s Church in Wind [...]
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