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This Is The Best Rejection Text I've Ever Received & I'm Glad My Date Sent It

The details of my date are quite inconsequential. We met at a dance class. A few weeks later, we went for drinks, chatted, laughed, danced. I asked …

38 Interesting Questions To Ask Your Mom Right Now

Being a mother is only one part of her life.<p>A year and a half ago, my mom, my sister and I met up for dinner at a cozy Italian restaurant in New York City with two of my aunts and my aunt’s longtime best friend.<p>Over a couple glasses of wine, my mom, her two older sisters and our family friend ― who …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

commonexpressions

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating

You Can Get a Round-Trip Summer Flight to Hawaii for $352 Right Now

Flying to Hawaii can be an expensive endeavor. However, recent price wars, due in part to increased flights from United Airlines, you can find some …

Amazing 10 Most Incredible Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind : Trends

TOUR DU MONT BLANC IN FRANCE, ITALY, AND SWITZERLAND<p><b>Hiker</b>: Topher Gaylord, ultrarunner, Under Armour SVP/GM Outdoor Group<p><b>In His Words:</b> Circling Mont …

25 Must-see Spots in North America According to a Man Who Took a 22,000-mile Road Trip

From remote surf towns to fern-covered canyons and massive glaciers, here are some of the most incredible sights the U.S. and Canada have to …

North America

12 Top-Rated Hiking Trails in California

California is a hiker’s paradise, with an incredible diversity of landscapes. The nature sites are so sublime that simple descriptions only hint at …

6 Tips for Shielding Children from Divorce Backlash

Divorce can be ugly, especially if partners are separating on difficult terms. It’s easy for children to get caught in the middle, even when the …

Divorce

20 Steamy Movies On Netflix That Will *Really* Turn You On

You finally have some alone time, and what makes this window most special is that it <i>never</i> happens. Everyone's asleep and you have a few blissful …

Tom Cruise

Teriyaki Salmon Bowls with Crispy Brussels Sprouts Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Fold a 30- x 18-inch piece of parchment paper in half lengthwise; fold in half again crosswise (short end to short end) to create …

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 August and 1 September<b><br>Exertion</b> Moderate, involves 4-6 hours of cycling covering 50-60km miles per day, ascents and descents minimal. There’s a support vehicle for anyone who gets …

Lake District

Want your kids to talk to you? Try this...

If you want your kids to talk to you, don’t ask them questions.<p>Kids and husbands have a lot in common—both hate questions. Husbands don’t have the nerve to tell their wives how much they detest the <i>why</i> word. Kids? Boys will grunt a nonsensical response, girls will flash a dramatic eye-roll, and both …

3 Myths About Your Teen’s Bad Attitude

Does this scenario feel familiar? Marisa is 12-and-a-half years old. She has become moody and irritable, wants much more private time alone in her …

Parenting

The Boulevardier Is the 3-Ingredient Cocktail I'm Drinking All Winter

Like a Negroni, but, uh, better.<p>Why do winter cocktails have to be so damn wintery? I don't need seven sticks of cinnamon, half a holly tree, or a metric ton of cloves to entice me to drink booze in the winter. I don't need mulling spices or liqueur that tastes like cookies. I need something …

9 Truths I've Learned About Marriage

My husband and I have been together for almost a decade. Over the years together, we’ve had some amazingly good days, and some when we honestly …

Relationships

We should have seen Trump coming | Ta-Nehisi Coates

Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just …

Michelle Obama

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees …

Motivation

Live Like You Could Lose Everything, but Know There's Nothing to Lose

You need to embrace the idea that giving everything you've got is a vital responsibility.<p>For most people, the stakes simply aren't high enough.<p>There's not enough reason to get up early and work, get off Facebook, or get into shape.<p>Put most simply, most people don't have a compelling enough <i>why.</i> If …

Self-improvement

Psychological abusers don't go for the weak — they choose strong people because they 'like a challenge'

When you think of someone in an abusive relationship, you probably imagine someone weak. This may well be the end result, but in reality, it probably didn't start that way.<p>Victims of psychological abuse are most often the kind of people you wouldn't think would be vulnerable to such a thing. …

Actors Chris Pratt, Anna Faris announce they are separating

(Reuters) - Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are splitting up after eight years of marriage, they said on Sunday.<p>"Anna and I are sad to announce we are legally separating. We tried hard for a long time, and we’re really disappointed," Pratt, 38, said in a statement posted on his official Facebook …

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying (And No, Working Longer Hours Didn't Make the List)

I doubt anyone on their deathbed has ever said, "I wish I worked more."<p>No matter what you do for a living, all of us have something in common: We all have 24 hours in a day. How you choose to spend your time, or your life, is up to you.<p>We only have one life to live. At the end of your life, what do …

New Jersey

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly.<p>The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have …

Self-improvement

Want to Be Successful in Life? Conquer This 1 Thing Everyone Fears (Interview With the Founder of Dropbox)

We all fear it. The question is, how do we react?<p>Success, like courage, is largely about overcoming your fears.<p>Sure, some people feel as though they have to ask permission before they chase after their goals in life. But the truth is that there's a larger, more fundamental fear lurking behind every …

Silicon Valley

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

The 20 questions that will save your relationship

Everyone in a long-term relationship knows there’s a price to be paid for security. All-night sex sessions are traded for a good night’s sleep, and “lovey-dovey” chats cede to logistical briefings. (When did you last have a conversation that didn’t end with: “You forgot to buy BIN BAGS?!”) As the …

5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these …