The Unplugged Experiment

My five-day experiment in unplugging was a flop. No, I didn’t cave and mainline Facebook during my Mexico-beach vacation. I didn’t crumble and tweet my every mojito, check my email,…



Three Wishes For My Daughters

Today’s guest blogger is Lara Mayeux, PhD, a developmental psychologist and associate professor at the University of Oklahoma. Lara studies peer relations among children and adolescents. Her specialty is popularity,…



Why Women Aren’t Funny

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a great story about celebrities trying to win the New Yorker magazine’s cartoon-caption contest. And the operative word is “trying.” Zach Galifianakis got so…



Nostalgia As A Drug

Woody Allen’s most recent film, Midnight in Paris is a perfect story. Not the romance stuff so much. All that’s OK. As always, the Woody Allen character (played by Owen…