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Suicide hotlines receive record number of calls after the election — many from LGBTQ people

Mental health professionals want people to know that they’re not alone<p>Even before the votes were counted on Tuesday night, phone calls were pouring into suicide hotlines across the US in record numbers. Americans, including those in the LGBTQ community, were looking for help coping with feelings of …

Mental Health

9 Basic Mac Hacks To Make Your Life Super Easy

Have you always been a Windows person and now have recently switched to a MacBook Pro?Do you find the Apple interface confusing?Are you a Mac user, …

MacBook Pro

How to cope with loneliness

The new spin on loneliness is that we ought to welcome it, in modest doses, says Oliver Burkeman<p>Loneliness is everywhere in the world of psychology these days – the subject of so many studies, articles and talks that you sometimes wish the loneliness researchers would go away, so you could just get …

Loneliness

23 Airport Tips To Save You Time and Money

From the best seat to book to how to breeze through TSA.<p>Traveling to a new city or country is fun and exciting — but dealing with the hassle at the …

Flying

20-year-old drone photographer turns coastline into stunning art

Throw away your holiday snaps and deactivate your aspirational Pinterest boards, because Australian man Gabriel Scanu has shut down the photography …

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Teens

A combat veteran with PTSD wasn’t allowed to fly with her service dog. So she sued.

Lisa McCombs, a decorated Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, claims she’d never had any trouble flying with her service dog, a Labrador retriever named Jake.<p>That changed one year ago, when she was barred from boarding a regional American Airlines flight with Jake, who was wearing his …

Customer Service

How to get a seat upgrade on your next trip

Not an elite flyer? <b>Here are a few ways to snag more legroom on your next flight.</b><p>PAID UPGRADES<p><b>Often, you can pay the airline for a better seat — whether it's in economy plus, business, or first class. You can usually buy up to economy plus — which has a little more legroom than economy — when you</b> …

American Airlines

[From our archives] Lack of sex leaves women depressed, says survey

04 Mar 2015 14:25<p>Seven out of 10 South African women say that a lack of sexual intimacy in their relationships makes them feel depressed.<p>Seven out of …

9 ways sleeping can save your life

A new study has provided evidence that taking naps during the day after a lousy night’s sleep can help reduce stress levels. As someone who is a fan …

Sleep

How to Reduce Stress at Work: 6 Simple Strategies Anyone Can Follow

There’s a silent killer in your workplace.<p>It lurks in the shadows, depleting your energy, sacking your concentration, and shaking your confidence. …

San Francisco

How to pick the right memory card for your digital camera

Memory cards are all over the map — a wide range of formats, sizes, and speeds. Some cards throw a bunch of numbers at you, while others may only …

Gear & Gadgets

Why The New Rules On Baby Sleep Safety Matter

<i>Written by Deena Blanchard MD, MPH.</i><p>I'm a strong believer in evidence-based medicine, and we know we can take steps to keep our babies safe during their sleep. But one of my greatest fears as a mom is still sudden infant death syndrome, also known as SIDS. And while we've been talking about SIDS in …

Pregnancy

Dog overwhelmed with excitement when owner dresses as her favourite toy

Jolene the golden retriever has a favourite toy – a chewable model of Gumby, the title character from an animated TV show.<p>Jolene’s owners decided to see how their pet would react to seeing a full-size version of Gumby – and she doesn’t disappoint.<p>In a viral video that’s been viewed more than a …

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How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

22 couples who both have mental illnesses confess what their relationships are really like

While the topic of mental health has gained traction over the years, having a mental illness remains one of the more difficult facets of a person’s …

How to use your calendar to maximize your effectiveness

This simple practice will help you accomplish your goals.<p>I’ve combined knowledge from several amazing books (<i>The Effective Executive</i>, <i>The 7 Habits of</i> …

Time Management

7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

Learning

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Poor work-life balance leads to poor health later in life

Due to the increasing pressure of modern life and despite the adverse effects it has on our health, we tend to get less sleep and work more. A new …

Techniques For A Lifetime Of Great Dog Care | Cats and Dogs

Dogs are a great source of happiness for people, if they are well cared for. Knowing what your dog needs is the first step. Read on for information …

Pets

Epic: Self-Improvement: 11 Proven Ways to Increase Your Willpower and Self-Discipline

<i>You're continuously looking for ways to self-improve but none of these tips worked for you just because your willpower is low. This article has set</i> …

GoPro Footage Reveals What Happened to the Lost DSLR Camera

A beautiful autumn day in New England. A bunch of guys on a road trip to New York. What could go wrong? In this case, the group made a pit stop at …

Videography

For This Photojournalist, People Are More Important Than Pictures

Through immersion and collaboration, photojournalist Alyssa Schukar adds context to a complicated world.<p>It’s easy to forget the real people behind stories like the Dakota Access Pipeline protest; or the crime, poverty, and violence on Chicago’s West Side. For Chicago-based photojournalist Alyssa …

Photojournalism

“Blogging is your job.”

<i>“We do not learn from experience… we learn from reflecting on experience.”</i> John DeweyIn a conversation with a principal yesterday, she asked me how I …

Education Technology