The researchers found more-frequent Facebook users did not differ from the others in their reaction to the egalitarian message. However, they “were more positive toward the messages with racist content—particularly the superiority message,” they write. Why would this be? “Frequent Facebook users are likely susceptible to negative persuasive messages because they engage in less critical …

The attitudes expressed by the participants, author Viren Swami explains, “are consistent with the notion that dominant gender role ideologies shape attitudes toward mental health.” It’s been suggested that people have difficulty reconciling notions of strength and toughness with the symptoms of depression, making it more difficult for depressed men to attain understanding and acceptance …

Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life. Do the work. Keep the faith. Be true blue. You are a writer because you write. Keep writing and quit your bitching. Your book has a birthday. You don’t know what it is …