Topic: Communication studies

Why Women ‘Having It All’ Is an Empty Concept

March 31, 2015

Katharine Zaleski's recent letter of apology to all of the women with whom she had worked brought up the perennial question of women having it all, which is entirely the wrong question.

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How Mindfulness Can Transform Movements for Racial Justice and Equality

Feb. 21, 2015

While Black History Month is rightly steeped in regard for the struggles and triumphs of the past, consciousness in the present is what will move us forward through the other 11 months of the year.

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Holiday Stress, Like Holiday Magic, Is Home Made

Dec. 29, 2014

The great, even miraculous, thing about holidays and other special occasions such as birthdays and anniversaries is the power of a simple date, or a season, to inspire large and small collectives (from couples to families to entire nations or...

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Work-Life Balance? We Don't Have Time for That

Nov. 2, 2014

Owed to the end of Daylight Savings Time, many in the U.S. (with some exceptions) woke up this morning with a magical extra hour added to their day.

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Ibuprofen Relieves Women's Hurt Feelings, Not Men's

July 31, 2014

For years, researchers have known that physical pain relievers such as ibuprofen can also help ease emotional pain, but new research suggests that ibuprofen has contrasting effects on men and women: Men who take the drug report harsher feelings of rejection, and women report feeling better.

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