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22 Steamy Sex Hacks For People In Long-Distance Relationships

Anyone on that long-distance relationship grind deserves a standing ovation. Not only are you committing to putting in that extra effort every day, …

The Motivation Strategy That Works Every Time

An expert claims this simple strategy can help anyone achieve just about anything.<p>Here's how most of us approach motivation: we wait around for something to fire us up to reach a goal (maybe it's the inspiration of a new year, maybe it's a particularly amazing role model) and then we expect that …

Motivation

12 Steps to Clear the (Mental and Physical) Clutter From Your Life

Make time and space for what really matters with this step-by-step guide.<p>Clutter, both mental and physical, is a productivity and a joy killer. And you don't have to take my word for it. Here's what one study out of Princeton concluded about clutter:<p>"If you want to focus to the best of your ability …

Productivity

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

How To Fix Your Life In 3 Simple Steps

By now, most of us know that New Year’s resolutions rarely, if ever, work. And yet, year after year, we’re compelled to try for a fresh start in some …

Concrete

7 Differences Between a Healthy Relationship and a Toxic One

There are a few glaring hints that a relationship isn't good for you, like if someone is out-and-out abusive. But when it comes to figuring out whether a relationship is toxic, things get a little murkier. Here are seven key things to look out for that will help you figure out whether you're in a …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

Tom Brady

Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

4 Ways to Remember Everything You Learn

If you’re going to learn anything, you need two kinds of prior knowledge:<p>knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or …

Self-improvement

Grandbaby Cakes’ Cinnamon Roll Poundcake

In the breakfast food hierarchy, few things rank as highly for me as a cinnamon roll. Add a little icing and I’m in heaven. But turn it into a …

Dessert

Exercise Your Mind: 4 Inspiring Fitness Reads

Source: Thinkstock<p>Sometimes, you just need a little push.<p>Remember how you felt after seeing <i>The Mighty Ducks</i> as a kid, and wanted to immediately get …

Fitness

Reprogram Your Brain to Improve Relationships and Heal Past Wounds

If you’ve followed my work, you’ve probably heard me talk about or read something I’ve written that has talked about the skillful application of …

Forget Dry Cleaning, Learn to Hand Wash Your Clothes

There are lots of reasons to want to avoid dry cleaning. The process can leave harsh chemicals on your clothes. It's expensive. The dry cleaner is <i>never</i> open when you get home from work.<p>The good news is that many "dry clean only" garments can be washed by hand! You just need to know how, which is …

Cleaning

If You Don’t Think Americans Have Lost Our Freedoms, READ THIS

<i>Painting by Anthony Freda: www.AnthonyFreda.com</i>The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave The Land of the Fleeced and the Home of the SlaveThis …

5 Unusual Ways To Maintain Your Motivation

There are any number of posts, books and videos that will talk to you about motivation and offer all sorts of advice. Some of that advice can be …

Motivation

Stressed? This Breathing Technique Could Save Your Life

This may come as a shock, so brace yourself: You might be breathing the wrong way. Yes, that’s right — you may need to brush up on that thing you’ve been doing your whole life, 20,000 times a day. Many Americans breathe predominantly through their upper chests due to chronic stress, rather than …

Our morning schedules are ruining our health

<b>According to Paul Kelley, a sleep researcher at the University of Oxford, children between the ages of eight and 10 should start school no earlier than 8:30 a.m., 16-year-olds should start at or after 10 a.m., and 18-year-olds at 11 a.m or later.</b><p>The suggestions come from a recent study published by …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Motivation

This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.<p>When Sue* greets me, she's all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our meeting. …

Funny video shows sneaky panda stealing apple

Watch as this thieving panda slyly steals his friend's apple<p>An amusing video has emerged of a hungry panda stealing an apple.<p>In the footage one of the animals takes the snack so discretely it leaves the other searching and confused.<p>A panda's diet normally consists of just bamboo, but in zoo's they …

These little girls just gave grown men advice for texting women and it's hilarious

<i>Cosmopolitan</i> recently gave three love gurus their own YouTube segment, and they might be the best sources of romantic advice ever. Their names are …

The Container Exercise: How To Decrease Your Emotional Stress in 5 Minutes

Sooner or later, life happens.<p>It feels personal, but the truth is it’s not even personal, as these things happen to the best of us.<p>Someone breaks …

Roam

Why You Shouldn't Compromise In Your Marriage -- And What to Do Instead

<i>Alison A. Armstrong, author of The Queen's Code, has helped millions of women and men learn to communicate better. For her latest installment of her Marriage Bootcamp series, Armstrong explains why the biggest piece of marriage advice you're getting is completely wrong.</i><p>Most of us grew up hearing …

The Surprising Key to Your Child's Success

Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...<p>...the collective attributes of the other students with whom your child attends school - more than race, personal traits, family …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

Get your life in line.

How To Teach Empathy

<b>How To Teach Empathy</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b>Right near the core of education, just past tolerance and just short of affectionate connectivity, is the idea of …

Ottawa psych student's app to help 'thousands' with anxiety, depression

Jeff Perron wants to help more people than he ever could all by himself.<p>The Ottawa man finished an undergrad in psychology, earned a master’s in …

Meet the Dating Coach Who Wants to Help Stoners Find True Love

Molly Peckler says can help you find the stoner guy or girl of your dreams.<p>As a newly single woman, I've quickly grown tired of the unsolicited fisting offers on OKCupid and Tinder—and as a newly single stoner, the prospect of finding a romantic partner who is not only interesting but interested in …

Relationships