Call it green energy — by giving every employee a plant, engineer Mike Robinson created an environment where both humans and their leafy friends thrive. Plus, 9 recommendations for hardy, hard-to-kill plants to call your own.

Children could definitely give the adults in their lives some lessons in parenting. Here are a few, from writer Swati Lodha.

If we want children to thrive in our complicated world, we need to teach them how to think, says educator Brian Oshiro. And we can do it with 4 simple questions.

By spotting and changing a few bad habits, you can easily increase your reading speed without missing out on detail, says Jordan Harry.

If your self-worth seems to rise and fall according to what other people think, you’re not alone. But you can challenge this mindset and find a new way of valuing yourself, says psychologist Meag-gan O’Reilly.

It’s time to give up on chasing perfection and embrace our uniquely individual quirks and imperfections, says author Chidera Eggerue.

Casual conversations can sometimes lead us to moments of real connection. News director and radio host Kyle Kellams explains how.