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A few fundamental tweaks can increase the odds that your resolution will last.

7 ways to actually stick to your New Year’s resolution, according to a psychologist

Want to make a resolution that lasts in 2019? INSIDER spoke with a behavioral science expert for tips on sticking to new habits in the new year.
Airlines are making new moves to crack down on which emotional support pets can board planes.

Delta just banned ’emotional support animals’ on long flights — and science is on the airline’s side

People dub all kinds of creatures emotional support animals these days, including hamsters and snakes. Airlines like Delta are starting to say no.
Thinking about the work week ahead can stress you out, but it doesn't have to.

The ‘Sunday Scaries’ are real, but there’s an easy way to get over them

The 'Sunday Scaries' are a common feeling, but they don't have to ruin your week. INSIDER spoke with Dr. Deborah Serani to see how to get over them.
What sort of impression do you give to others?

Science says people decide these 11 things within seconds of meeting you

Find out how people size you up in just seconds by looking at your face and body language — and even by smelling you.
Negative emotions can be overwhelming.

5 negative emotions, including anger and guilt, that you can turn into positives

We often feel overwhelmed by negative emotions like shame, guilt, and jealousy, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Anti-fragility is gaining out of chaos.

Being ‘anti-fragile’ in times of pain is just as important as being resilient — here’s what that means

Antifragility is when you gain out of chaos. You don't just bounce back, you grow from the experience.
Don't eliminate intuition entirely.

A Nobel Prize-winning psychologist says the most successful decision-makers know how to use their gut feelings in a way the rest of us don’t

To make a good decision, delay your intuition until you've gathered all the necessary information, says psychologist Daniel Kahneman.
We don't think long-term.

Here’s why we’re all so bad at giving gifts people actually want

A study finds that present-givers focus too much on the recipient's short-term pleasure, instead of how they'll use the gift in the long term.
Lady Gaga has spoken about her experience of PTSD.

Diagnosing the mental health of celebrities like Kanye West and Amanda Bynes from afar is damaging and dangerous

High-profile people are often subjected to rumours and 'armchair psychiatrists' when they behave in ways that seem out of the ordinary.
Breakups are often messy, so you don't want to make them even harder.

The 11 mistakes that can make a breakup worse — and what to do instead

There are no set rules for ending a relationship, but many of us do get into bad habits that make the whole experience a lot harder on ourselves. Here are 11 things you should not do.