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6 Mental Tricks To Overcome Your Insecurities, According To Therapists

Whether you're someone who stresses over a body part or hates how shy you get in big groups, we all have a part of ourselves that makes us feel a …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Kids Whose Parents Limit Screen Time Do Worse in College, New Study Shows

You think strict tech rules are helping your kids do better in school but you may be wrong.<p>Pediatricians tell parents young kids shouldn't have more than an hour a day of screen time. Meanwhile tech titans like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were even stricter with their own kids' tech use. Both sets of …

This Is the Secret to Getting Kids to Pay Attention (and We're Doing Less and Less of It)

Kids in indigenous Maya villages have wildly better attention spans. Science is piecing together why.<p>Imagine what your kid would do in this experiment: two school age children are brought into a lab and one is told to sit and wait while the other is taught to assemble a toy. Researchers assure the …

10 Awesome Books Every Child Should Read Before First Grade

Starting first grade is kind of a big deal. It's a big step from kindergarten. While kindergarten is mostly building a foundation, and learning what …

Books

How to buy a sofa online — and the best companies to buy from

T he promise of online shopping — that virtually anything you want can be sent to you within a day or two — is not true of many home items, and no item is it less true of than a sofa. Go to just about any furniture website and you will find that sofas have anywhere from a two-week to three-month …

Sofa

13 embarrassing self-help books that actually worked for us

As a diehard literary snob who once had to shut a book club down because it got too popular, this doesn’t come easily to me: I like the occasional …

Books

Charlotte Tilbury Magic Away Liquid Concealer Review & Swatches

Oh hello! A new concealer from Team Tilbury and it’s very exciting because the existing Retoucher is brilliant! Here’s the low down on the upcoming …

Makeup

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

43 Brilliant Products On Amazon Creeping Up The Best-Sellers Charts

We all have our favorites on Amazon. For me — aside from the books — it's all the serums, emollients, and potions that go into my curated skincare …

30 Handy Products On Amazon That Are Next-Level Clever

When it comes to staying on top of clutter, Amazon has some of the most incredible products around to help you stay organized. But that's the rub, …

The Wardrobe Basics With Glowing Reviews on Amazon

Not to be dramatic, but my life has not been the same since I acquired an Amazon Prime membership a year ago. Thanks to the free two-day shipping, I …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

The Proper Way to Teach Kids to Introduce Themselves, According to an Etiquette Expert

For a Southern mama, there are few better compliments than, “Oh, your children are so well-behaved and polite!” Around here, where good manners are …

Your Life Begins Once You Make These 7 Promises To Yourself & Stick To Them

By now, you've probably heard the iconic Neale Donald Walsch quote, "Life begins at the end of your comfort zone." Sure, there's a lot of truth to …

You’ve Been Conditioned Into Low Self-Esteem: Here’s How to Get It Back

People often confuse confidence and self-esteem. While correlated, they’re not one in the same. Confidence is a feeling of self-assurance that arises …

9 Small Steps That Will Make You Happier, Starting Now

Starting out in rocket science and computer programming, if you would have told me then that there’s a science to happiness I would have laughed. And actually that would have made me a little happier (see #7). Today there’s solid research on techniques that can increase your happiness and …

Happiness

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

7 Tips to Ensure Your Child Is Financial Successful

How allowance and other methods can teach the importance of being financially savvy.<p>If you're a parent, you know the challenges that come with raising children. It's a fulltime job trying to teach your kids to be honest, responsible, to value hard work and, at the same time, encouraging them to be …

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

6 Skills Your Discipline Should be Teaching Your 4-Year-Old

While it's important to make sure your 4-year-old knows some academic skills, like his ABCs, it's even more important to make sure he has other …

Teaching

Dad Teams Up With Five-Year-Old Daughter to Write Kids Finance Book

'The Adventures of Super Kennedy: Saving and Investing' will be available on Amazon.<p>From the moment his daughter Kennedy was born, Chris O’Neal has …

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

Dads, it's time to reassess how we're raising our kids — especially our boys.

Parents and carers, listen up:<p>The development of emotional literacy and intelligence is not a task we can outsource to a school system, youth group, …

Parenting

The WellBe bracelet will tell you which friends you should cut out of your life

It’s tough to recognise toxic people in your life. It’s usually after the damage has been done that you realise just how awful the person you’re …

Guzzle Buddy Wine Bottle Glass 16 Oz, It Turns Your Bottle of Wine Into Your Wine Glass-The Original, As seen on Shark Tank

• POURING WINE IS SUCH A CHORE simply screw this hand blown custom glass into your favorite bottle. It makes drinking from the bottle classy. Or just …

The Screaming Face’ Throw Pillow

Add a touch of spookiness to your home with this Screaming Face pillow that’s bound to turn heads. Available in different sizes and materials. Buy it …