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Twice as many children have thoughts about suicide and self-harm as 10 years ago, study says

“13 Reasons Why,” the wildly popular but controversial Netflix show about teen suicide, has touched off a debate among mental health professionals …

10 Dangerous Brain-Damaging Habits To Stop Immediately

The brain is an incredibly important body part, as it is one of the biggest one in the body and represents the main control center. It has multiple …

The Douchebag Singer of The Story So Far Dropkicked a Girl Off Stage Just for Taking a Selfie

The flippancy with which Parker Cannon hurts a young female fan, who is literally funding his excuse to be on stage in the first place, is completely disgusting.<p>As a band, there are many ways to deal with members of the crowd who invade your stage at the risk of getting in your way, standing on …

How to Start a Freelance Business and Keep Your Day Job: 10 Steps

A comprehensive guide to starting a successful side business before you make your startup dream a full-time reality.<p>You want to start a business. You <i>need</i> to start a business. But you're not quite ready to quit your job and take the plunge.<p>Don't feel bad--here's one reason you <i>should</i> feel that …

The one trait that may make us more likely to get over romantic failures

A friend once grumbled that, given the choice, she’d rather see her ex miserable than herself happy.<p>Few things in life are as traumatic as the end of a long-term, romantic relationship. Nonetheless, many people are able to eventually recover and move on relatively unscathed.<p>Others, like my friend, …

The long-misunderstood philosopher, a hater of nationalism but supporter of independent thought, disliked trends in higher education that are very evident today<p>Throughout his life Nietzsche thought of himself as an educator, but the time he spent working in higher education was not long and much of …

Higher Education

The Many Paths of Grief: 8 Tips From Survivors of Loss

As the host of End-of-Life University, an online interview series, I have had the privilege over the past two years of speaking with a number of experts on grief and loss. These individuals have all traveled their own journeys through the perilous territory of loss and trauma and now help others …

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

The 10 Questions You Should Know the Answer to Before You Begin a New Relationship

When boy meets girl sparks fly and hormones rage. As a result, they usually throw caution to the wind and run heart first into this exciting and wonderful thing we call a "relationship." The only problem is that they do so without asking the important and revealing questions that may determine if …

Speaking Your Truth to Your Partner

People often believe that they are withholding their truth to spare their partner pain, but their real intent is to protect themselves from the response they fear. Speaking your truth can open the door to renewed love.<p>Mark sought my help because he was thinking of leaving his wife, Linda. He had …

Avoid These 8 Excuses -- They're Success Repellent

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you desire success, you really have to want it.<p>Take a step back for a minute and think of a few successful people you know. How did they put themselves in that position? They surely didn’t get lucky. They simply wanted it -- they …

The voice told me to end my life: This love quieted the voices better than any pill

<b>(Pushish Images via Shutterstock)</b><p>When he met me, I took one pill to quiet the voices. Now it is our marriage that tethers me to what is real<p>Jordan Kurella<p>October 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I have schizoaffective disorder, a cousin of schizophrenia where my symptoms of delusions and hallucinations …

This Is Your Brain on Love

Research shows love is as addictive to the brain as cocaine or heroin.<p>Psychologist JoAnn Deak opened her talk at a recent 92Y event by noting the …

5 Things Mature Women Know That Young Women Might Not

It all began with The Black Hair.<p>I was minding my own business, tweezing my eyebrows using a high-powered magnifying mirror, capable of lighting up the crevices of your aging face like floodlights used to interrogate Colombian drug kingpins during the Pablo Escobar era, when I saw it.<p>It was small, …

10 Thoughts Anxious People Have Throughout The Day

"Are they laughing at me?"<p>One of the <i>splendid blessings</i> (read: annoying symptoms) of anxiety is having to deal with rapid-fire thoughts that turn into constant worry. Sometimes these thoughts are warranted (“Did I leave the oven on?”), but often they’re totally unfounded (“Does my boss hate me?”) ― …

7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

Take care of your noggin and you'll be sharp as a tack at age 95!<p>Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. …

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks …

These 13 Cards Are Perfect For Your Anxious Friend

If you have an anxious friend, these greeting cards are perfect for showing them that you love and support them.

Sex Moves You and Your Husband Can Use Each Night This Week

Has your married sex gone from too hot to touch to too boring to bother? You're not alone. "After we settle into commitment, the mystery and excitement can fade as we settle into a marriage built on stability, trust and security," explains Emily Morse, Ph.D., sexologist and founder of the <i>Sex With</i> …

9 Things You Need to Know About Part-Time Entrepreneurship | Inc.com

Is there such a thing as a part-time entrepreneur--someone who builds a side business, but still works as an employee?<p>The number of part-time entrepreneurs is bigger than you might think. The number of American entrepreneurs recently hit record highs. A whopping 15-20% of the workforce is engaged …

Is Depression Destroying Your Relationship? Eleven Commonly Overlooked Symptoms

The quality of our lives depends upon the quality of our relationships with others. Relationships are the source of so much of our happiness and success, but they can also be the cause of our pain and despair. And when we have problems with our primary relationships, it's difficult to find joy in …

Caffeine At Night Resets Your Inner Clock

Everyone knows that caffeine can keep you awake, but a new study shows that the world's most popular drug can actually interfere with your body's internal sense of time.<p>"The circadian clock is way beyond 'sleep and wake,' " says Kenneth Wright, a sleep and circadian physiologist at the University …

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13 Things Men With Anxiety And Depression Want You To Know

It's not a weakness.<p>Openly discussing mental illness can be a tough battle for anyone -- but for men, the cultural baggage of traditional masculinity may make it particularly challenging.<p>There's an obvious stigma when it comes to men and mental health. Research suggests many men find it difficult …

Why You're Still Single—Even Though You Say You Want a Relationship

These very real fears could be keeping you from finding love.<p><i>This article was written by Katie and Gay Hendricks and provided by our partners at YourTango. Katie and Gay's free relationship e-newsletter, Hearts In Harmony, explores the challenges and glories of lasting love. Based on the tools</i> …

Relationships

You are not your brain or your body

<i>This post originally appeared at WaitButWhy.com.</i><p>When you say the word “me,” you probably feel pretty clear about what that means. It’s one of the things you’re cleareston in the whole world—something you’ve understood since you were a year old. You might be working on the question, “Who amI?” but …

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Why 30 Million Men Joined Ashley Madison

When hackers exposed the 30-million member list of Ashley Madison, the extramarital affairs website, many families suffered. Sadly, there has already been a report of a suicide.<p>One of the more surprising revelations of the hack was that most of the members were men. We weren't surprised. Over the …

10 Ways It Pays Off To Be A Jerk

In today’s world, we are often taught that being kind and respectful is the right way to get what we want. After all, the Golden Rule does state to …

Unspoken Rules of Dating and Sex: How to Get By in the Hook-Up Culture

• shares<p><i>In this generation of laissez-faire souls thriving off meaningless sex with good-looking people, we are always searching for something …