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It's not about perfection, says John Brennan, pictured.

Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

John Brennan, who was the CIA Director until 2017, said his father told him to focus on doing the best thing for the country, even if he got criticized for it.

Half of the teens who think social media has a negative effect on people say it’s because of bullying, rumors, or harmed relationships

A new study from Pew Research shows that a fourth of teens think social media has a largely negative effect on people their age.

Loneliness may be a greater public health hazard than obesity — and experts say it has hit epidemic levels in the US

Loneliness is considered a public health threat that's more harmful than obesity. According to a new survey by Cigna, the loneliness epidemic in the US is so serious that most Americans are considered lonely, with generation Z and millennial Americans being most lonely.

Being outside can improve memory, fight depression, and lower blood pressure — here are 12 science-backed reasons to spend more time outdoors

Psychologists and health researchers are finding more and more ways that being outdoors offers powerful health benefits.
Snow monkeys enjoy a soak to take the stress off.

Snow monkeys can de-stress by taking hot baths — just like humans

Snow monkeys use the springs to warm up in winter, according to the researchers behind the study. And when they bathe, their stress hormone levels drop.
Many of these tech elites are fascinated by the training regimens advocated by Wim Hof of Holland, 51, who is known as the "iceman."

Silicon Valley’s tech elites are adopting uncomfortable habits to condition their bodies

Silicon Valley tech elites are adopting some of the latest and most extreme techniques for performance enhancement.
It's not just about falling out of love.

The tale of two exes whose intense work schedules contributed to their divorce is a cautionary tale for any modern couple

Two exes who owned a bakery together were stressed out over their grueling schedules. Research suggests work stress is a common reason for divorce.

Smartphones are becoming so dangerous there’s a new field of study called ‘technostress’ — and experts say it’s killing ...

"Technostress" describes the damaging effects of email and other digital technology on our health and happiness.