MSNBC-Backed Smear: ‘Nothing More American Than A Gaudy, Expensive Party That Kills People’

New York Magazine writer Sarah Jones joined Andrea Mitchell Reports guest host Chris Jansing and MSNBC medical contributor Dr. Lipi Roy on Tuesday to discuss weddings and other large social gatherings in the age of COVID. MSNBC celebrated the Jones theory “There’s nothing more American than a gaudy, expensive party that kills people.” The genesis for the segment was an […]

Small businesses around the world struggle to survive

Hour after hour in the dark, Chander Shekhar’s mind raced ahead to morning.More than three months had dragged by since the coronavirus forced him to shut down his business – a shop racked with vibrantly colored saris, on a block in New York’s Jackson Heights neighborhood once thronged with South Asian immigrant shoppers. Today, finally, […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Achieve Your Goals

Once you’ve set a goal or New Year’s Resolution, how do you find the motivation to achieve it? Dr. Richard Ryan, who co-developed the Self-Determination Theory, one of the leading theories of human motivation, shares research-backed tips to do just that. Dr. Ryan is also a Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education […]

How to Build Good Habits

In the 1950s, a plastic surgeon named Maxwell Maltz noticed that it took his patients about three weeks to get used to their faces after cosmetic surgery. He also realized that that was about how long it took him to get acclimated to new behaviors in his own life. In 1960, Maltz published a book called Psycho-Cybernetics, in […]