How Good People Can Fight Bias

Are you against racism? At the same time do you find that your dinner parties consist pretty much of people who look like you? Do you believe workplaces should provide equal opportunities for women—and yet your own office is run exclusively by men? In her new book, The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People … Read moreHow Good People Can Fight Bias

The Psychology of Voting

This post was originally published on this siteVoting is an act of altruism. When you vote, you are taking your personal time and effort to advance the collective good, without any guarantee of personal reward—the very heart of what it means to be altruistic. For many, voting is a civic duty. However, in the United States, … Read moreThe Psychology of Voting

Five Ways Mindfulness Meditation Is Good for Your Health

Ask a group of people why they meditate and you’ll get a list of replies as varied as the people you’re asking—generally, the reason will have something to do with each individuals’ idea of the best, most-fulfilled (dare we say happier) version of themselves. In recent decades, researchers have been gaining insight into the benefits … Read moreFive Ways Mindfulness Meditation Is Good for Your Health

Why Women Should Embrace Their Anger

Watching Christine Blasey Ford bravely telling her story of sexual assault, and listening to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh deny those allegations, was painful to watch, yet riveting. After the hearings, I couldn’t help but be struck by the double standard in play. While Ford was praised by many for her vulnerability and calm, steadfast recounting of what happened to … Read moreWhy Women Should Embrace Their Anger