Issue #64 Healthy Relationships. The Science.
Lately we’ve spent long hours with friends having deep, honest conversations about relationships and there seems to be a consensus of dissatisfaction especially in long-term love. First item on the list today is a fascinating video lecture on the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, behaviors that doom a relationship 92% of the time.
The What List
January 25, 2017
by Gina Pell + Amy Parker
100% Editorial picks. No pay for play. Ever.
The Love — Dacher Keitner is a Professor of Psychology at UC Berekeley. We watched his lecture while auditing a free 10 Week course on the Science of Happiness on EdX. Whether you are partnered or single, this video is a must-see. You’ll discover the four behaviors that doom relationships, as well as loving gestures that release oxytocin in the brain. Watch here.
The Books — Attention bookworms, here’s your new favorite website (after The What, of course).
The Business — For freelancers, entrepreneurs, and those who manage their own deal flow … here’s an insightful article about how to shift from startup hustle to a more sustainable mentality.
The Empathy — Sadly we all have friends and loved ones who are (or will be) suffering from a serious health complication or illness. Many people say or do stupid things with the intention of comforting or worse, they disappear. Learn how to give meaningful support from a cancer survivor.
The Cure — Certainly The What does not encourage drunkenness (heavens no!). But for those times when you hit the bottle and it makes hitting the sack difficult, read How To Get A Decent Night’s Sleep After A Night of Drinking.
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”
– Dalai Lama