For over two decades, Christian Picciolini, who once led a white supremacist organization, has worked as a peace advocate and “hate breaker”, helping disengage people — including neo-Nazis, white nationalists and Islamist jihadists — from extremist groups. Here, he shares the story of Daniel from Kentucky.
When it comes to weight loss, intermittent fasting has been called “transformative” and “life-changing”. Here, leading researcher Satchin Panda explains how it works and what it can — and can’t do — for you.
Often the best and easiest way to improve your own sense of well-being and meaningfulness is to switch your lens: Concentrate less on yourself and more on being connected with others, says philosopher and psychology researcher Frank Martela. Identify the people who give you vitality, strength and love, and spend time with them.
Gaming today is far more social, skillful and beneficial than the video games you grew up with, says coach Cara Lane. So instead of telling your kids to turn the &*%! thing off, ask: “Can I watch you game sometime?”
By not settling for platitudes about treating everyone the same and by talking openly with them about the roots of racism and its pernicious consequences, you can help raise informed and empathic individuals.
It’s fine to choose styles from other cultures; the key is to be conscious about what you’re doing. Fashion psychologist Dr. Dawnn Karen provides some thoughtful advice.