Why We Clutter, and What to Do About It

This column was originally printed in The New York Times, Dec. 20, 2021 and updated Dec. 21, 2021. Columnist: Jane Brody Many of us took advantage of the long, lonely hours of the 2020 Covid-19 lockdowns to cleanse our closets, drawers and cabinets of clothing from a bygone era, packaged foods long past their expiration …

Is It Possible to Outgrow A.D.H.D.?

Source: New York Times, Nov. 13, 2020, updated May 24, 2021Reporter: Cheryl Maguire There is no simple answer, said Thomas Power, director of the center for management of A.D.H.D. at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the senior author of the study. He was one of eight experts I consulted, and while they fell into different …

The Happiness Lab

“Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly make our lives better. Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale — the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history — Laurie will take you through the …

Recommended Reading

Here are some books I recommend for young adults and adults. These are available as ebooks, print, and audio.

Nightly To-Do List

A handy print-out to help you keep track of tasks so you can relax and be ready for the next day.