Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

The real problem isn’t a thin ideal—it’s a muscular one, a new study shows. By Jesse Hicks Rob McElhenney, star of as It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia once described the workout regimen that took him from Fat Mac to Jacked Mac for the show’s new season. “Look, it’s not that hard,” he wrote sardonically, “All you need to do is lift weights six days a week, stop drinking alcohol, don’t eat anything after 7 pm, don’t eat any carbs or sugar at all, in fact just don’t eat anything you like, get the personal trainer from Magic Mike, sleep nine hours a night, run three miles a … Continue reading Men Obsessed With Being Fit Often Struggle With Drinking and Depression

What makes us? Nature or nurture? The DNA debate comes back to life

image edited by Fernando Kaskais Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland and David Kellman, three identical twin brothers who are the subject of the new documentary Three Identical Strangers. Photograph: Neon Films An extraordinary new documentary about identical triplets who were separated at birth has reignited the debate over the dominance of DNA in controlling our behaviour and the way we live our lives by Robin McKie Robert Shafran’s first inkling that his life would soon be turned on its head occurred on his first day at college in upstate New York in 1980. His fellow students greeted him like a long-lost friend. … Continue reading What makes us? Nature or nurture? The DNA debate comes back to life

Psychopaths are attracted to other psychopaths

New psychological research suggests that psychopaths are attracted to others with their same disposition. by MIKE COLAGROSSI A study found that people with psychopathic traits are more likely to be attracted to others on the same psychopathic spectrum. Psychopathic qualities include lack of empathy, lack of remorse, and other antisocial traits. Psychopathic traits aren’t that attractive to non-psychopathic individuals. There’s nothing in our society that rings more alarm bells than the prospect of psychopathic behavior. These traits are the most undesirable qualities a person can have. Impulsive, cold, removed and more likely to commit aggressive and antisocial acts, the image … Continue reading Psychopaths are attracted to other psychopaths