Tired of sifting through the endless sources of content online? We rounded up some of the most interesting articles and podcasts we read and listened to this month. Organized from shortest to longest, including an estimated read time
This is what we’re reading —
Podcast by Esther Perel MA, LMFT
Step into Esther Perel’s office and listen in on one-time only therapy sessions—with real couples. This podcast is in its third season and is a fascinating look into the complexities of modern relationships.
October 20, 2019
The year I was born was the year that “robocall” was first used in print. Other year highlights include “boom box,” “autocorrect,” “gender confirmation surgery” and “Instagram.” Is this information I need to know? Probably not.
Is it information that’s fun to know? Absolutely.”
2 minute read
October 23, 2019
It comes round earlier every year: bad password day. “Your annual reminder that you should install a password manager and randomise your passwords, lest you end up mocked in the national press for securing your precious secrets behind the unhackable protection of “passw0rd!”.
6 minute read
October 21, 2019
Now that humility is attracting some research attention, Dr. Van Tongeren said, there are a number of open questions, including whether it can somehow be taught, or perhaps integrated into psychotherapy.
7 minute read
October 22, 2019
Although beverage companies have been developing healthier options like blends of juice and water, the report found that the packaging and marketing of these products often leaves parents confused.
8 minute read
Lori Gottlied for Medium
A therapist confronts her own issues in relation to her most difficult patient. A reminder that talking to colleagues can “help reexamine not just our patients, but ourselves in relation to our patients.”
11 minute read
Today few of us have workdays that are consistent. Research found that 80 percent of American workers paid by the hour have fluctuating schedules. Many employers now schedule hours using algorithms…The algorithms are designed to keep labor costs down, but they also rob workers of set schedules.”
15 minute read