Introji: Emoji for Introverts

All introverts know how solo Netflix time can relax and recharge a person. To illustrate some of the joys (and woes) of being a little introverted, designer Rebecca Evie Lynch created Introji—a series of Emoji—after she and her boyfriend broke up because he needed more time on his own. Not just cute pictures, Introji (which is in the prototype phase) is “designed to help introverts …

New Research Links Awe to Good Health

Curiosity may not have killed the cat; instead the feeling might have improved its health. Research recently published in the journal “Emotion” is hinting towards some serious benefits for having a sense of wonder. Lead study author Jennifer E. Stellar found a strong correlation between people who experienced more positive emotions and fewer inflammatory markers—which are known to be linked to heart disease and cancer. …

Lesley Gore: You Don’t Own Me

To pay tribute to Lesley Gore—who sadly died this week at just 68 years old—we have chosen to play one of her most popular songs on repeat. “You Don’t Own Me” is one of the earliest pop versions of girl power and “embraced feminism way ahead of its time” when it was released in 1963. The song was eventually covered by Dusty Springfield; The Blow …