These are the moments when a new passion is silently conceived and we are forever after entranced, says columnist David Brooks. And they can happen at any time.

We all have an area, closet, shelf or drawer that remains a mess, despite our best efforts. Well, these tips might finally help you clear it, from author Gretchen Rubin.

More and more women are being incarcerated in the US — before they’ve been found guilty of crimes. Here’s how the bail system hits women and what can be done.

Even though some people and groups in society are setting us against each other, we can stand up to them by listening and by treating each other with respect and love, says social scientist Arthur Brooks.

While asking this question won’t change your life, it can help pause your inner critic and create space for possibility, says therapist Susan Henkels.

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

Too many of us struggle to achieve a body ideal that’s just not obtainable by humans. It’s time to redefine what’s good, healthy and attractive on our own terms, say writers (and sisters) Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski.