How to Manage Your Mental Illness at Work

I dropped my freshly cooked lunch all over the carpet. It wasn’t the reason I broke down just outside my office, but it was all the excuse I needed. I fell to my knees, screamed at the carpet, and cried as I shakily cleaned up my food. Then I sat down to write this paragraph.…

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6 Tips for a Regret-Free Wedding Registry

Over the course of our 10-year marriage, my husband and I have had good times and bad, fun times with friends, and quiet times cocooning. None of those times, though, were spent with the 14,000 rpm “cyclonic” juicer a dear friend sent from our wedding registry. We are sorry. Our registry was full of perfect…

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Kits for Kids’ Sleepovers. Parents’ Ambien Not Included.

When Liz Sender’s daughter turned 8 in October, she requested a sleepover party. So Ms. Sender, a makeup artist in Los Angeles, did what any modern parent does: She looked on Instagram at slumber-party photos. It was there that she spotted WonderTent Parties, which provides a professionalized sleepover experience. Instead of mismatched sleeping bags cluttering…

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Medical News Today: ‘Wasabi receptor’ may advance treatments for chronic pain

Scorpion toxin targets the «wasabi receptor,» a specific receptor in nerve cells that helps humans react to wasabi, cigarette smoke, and environmental pollutants. According to new research, the toxin’s unusual mechanism of action means that it could help scientists learn more about chronic pain. New research furthers scientists’ understanding of chronic pain. Researchers from the…

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A Change of Heart After a Change in the Marriage Law

Emma Imbrie Chubb and Matthew Joseph Cannell Cummings are to be married Sept. 1 at Penn Forest Natural Burial Park in Verona, Pa. The couple are to participate in a self-uniting ceremony. Ms. Chubb, 35, is the inaugural Charlotte Feng Ford 1983 Curator of Contemporary Art at the Smith College Museum of Art. She graduated…

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She Said Yes Every Time He Asked

Qian Julie Wang and Marc Ari Gottlieb are to be married Sept. 1. Rabbi Jeffrey J. Sirkman is to officiate at the Brooklyn Historical Society. Judge Morgan B. Christen, who serves on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and has her chambers in Anchorage, and for whom the bride was a law clerk in 2014-15,…

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They Were in Step From the Beginning

Kara Ann Kaufman and David Michael Fisher are to be married Sept. 1 at Jacob’s Pillow, a performance space in Becket, Mass. Rabbi Getzel Davis is to officiate. The bride, 29, was until last month a research associate at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Mass., from which she received a master’s degree in public…

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Think Your Aging Parents Are Stubborn? Blame ‘Mismatched Goals’

To what extent, the researchers asked middle-aged adults, do your parents ignore suggestions or advice that would make their lives easier or safer? Ignore instructions from their doctors? Insist on doing things their own way, even if that makes their own or others’ lives more difficult, inconvenient or unsafe? That’s how several studies directed by…

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Miriam Shor Reads ‘My Platonic Romance on the Psych Ward’

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher “No touching!” the nurses would scream whenever Jeannie Vanasco got too close to her friend and fellow patient, Anita. Despite strict regulations limiting their contact, Ms. Vanasco and Anita were able to develop a strong relationship…

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Where a Michelin-Starred Chef Goes in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city transformed by programmers, staggering wealth and start-ups. But the Michelin-starred chef Dominique Crenn remains attuned to the sense of possibility that has long drawn artists, innovators and pioneering spirits to the City by the Bay. Ms. Crenn, the first woman in the United States to receive three Michelin stars for…

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