psychology

The Psychological Effect of the Countdown Clock

I swore that I wouldn’t be taken in by it again, but of course, I couldn’t resist. After being profoundly disappointed by The Last Jedi…

The Woman Who Wrote the Book on ‘Doing Nothing’ on Why Inactivity Is the Only Thing That Can Save Us

“Did you just open Slack?” a new acquaintance asked me on a recent Friday night. “Yes,” I retorted sheepishly. Sadly, this scenario isn’t unique to…

The Male Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse

Mark had never met a narcissist, let alone fallen in love with one, which is why he reached out to the r/narcissism subreddit seeking support….

What It’s Like to Be Medicated for Anger

Whenever Alex, a 48-year-old in marketing, received a modicum of criticism from his manager, he’d brood for days on end. “I’d just walking around, seething,”…