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How to master the art of decision making

The last part of the decision-making diet is monitoring.<p>Since every person has a personal lifestyle, unique and constantly changing, what works for you might not work for me. That’s why it’s important to monitor your behavior.<p>A research study conducted at Duke University shows that nearly half of …

5 Ways to Enhance Relationships

Many of our problems come down to one singular issue - relationships. There are misunderstandings, miscommunication, and just generally taking others for granted. Even with the best of intentions, we sometimes fail to give our loved ones, friends, co-workers, and acquaintances the respect, …

Relationships

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

5 Little Changes That Could Help You Find Your Next Relationship

It's time to get out of that "there's nobody good out there" funk.<p>Technically, it's never been easier to date. Pull up a dating app on your phone, and boom: You’ve got all the fish in the sea at your fingertips. But finding a datable person you think is funny, attractive, and smart? Or someone you …

*This* Is Why Millennials Are Getting Fewer Divorces

Millennials get a bad rap sometimes, but they also do a lot of great things, such as their innovation in food, consumption of technology and persistence in the gig economy. There’s also one thing millennials are doing better than generations before them: marriage. Believe it or not, millennials are …

Why Do So Many Married Men Cheat on Their Wives?

I was recently propositioned by a married guy I know. Am I giving off some sort of vibe?<p><b>I was recently propositioned by a married man I know to be someone he cheated on his wife with. I, of course, said no, as I have a boyfriend and am not willing to ruin two relationships with my actions. Why does</b> …

Relationships

How to have the perfect relationship: a failsafe formula

When transatlantic rock clan Foreigner demanded to know what love is 1976, they never did get an answer. But with so much conflicting advice from relationship professionals, how could they?<p>The latest, in contradiction to what was previously thought, is that couples should not have vast quantities …

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies on much more than your physical appearance. It's in the way you carry yourself, the folks you hang out with, and how you talk to people — plus a whole lot more.<p>Read on to …

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4 Tips for Dating During Separation and Divorce

By Loriann Oberlin (MS, LCPC) for Divorce Magazine<p>Based upon my own journey through divorce, book research and work as a therapist, I say with certainty that those who are separated often crave validation and companionship to stave off loneliness. They often desire affection -- especially after …

Relationships

40 Secrets Only Divorce Attorneys Know

<i>By Lia Sestric, Contributor</i><p>The divorce process is a stressful one that can easily bring out the worse in people. Some people even see divorce as a way to seek revenge on a spouse by seizing money and assets.<p>Although divorce can bail you out of an unhappy marriage, it can also milk you for all you …

The Likability Factor: How Your Lawyer's Opinion of You (and Yours of Her) Can Affect Your Divorce

So you get the feeling your divorce lawyer doesn't like you and you're secretly wondering, does it matter? Some people may tell you otherwise, but in truth, the answer is yes.<p>Before I explain why, I need to make the following clarification:<p>There's a difference between liking you and being your …

Cohabitation and Divorce Support | Attorney Jeffrey Bloom NJ

How Does Cohabitation Impact Spousal Support Payments?<p>Posted at 11:11h in Alimony and Spousal Support by chelsea<p>In most divorce cases, one spouse …

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Can You Fall Back in Love With Your Partner?

Is it possible to fall back in love with a mate who has become unexciting? It's a question I am asked with some frequency, and the answer I usually …

Relationships

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Post-Divorce Dating Truth #1: There Is No Romance in Chasing Someone

There seems to be a common feeling among divorcees who are reentering the dating world, and that's that we are somehow less worthy than the other bachelors and bachelorettes who have yet to make a trip down the aisle. Regardless of the reasons surrounding the divorce or the fact that we were trying …

Why Post-Divorce Finances Are Trickier Than You Think

Most people need help to implement their divorce order properly.<p>After a long, emotionally charged divorce process, you’ve arrive at a final divorce …

Science reveals if getting married makes us happier

As society progresses and evolves, marriage seems to become a more complicated issue with every passing year. It’s so acceptable now to live with …

Say What You Want in Your Relationship

In my 30 years working with couples, I've noticed that most people have an easy time describing what they don't want in their relationship. If prompted, they're able to rapidly fire off the many issues that they feel are creating distance between them and their partner. Yet if I ask the same people …

Self-help

'Needing Your Space' Spells Doom for a Couple. Or Does It?

Check out any relationship self-help or advice column. Chances are that you’ll be told how to make yours closer than it is. We’ve all been …

Psychology

8 Reasons Being Single Is Better Than Being In A Mediocre Relationship

Don't accept less than you deserve.<p>Being coupled up should not be the end goal of your personal life: Being truly happy, regardless of what your relationship status is, should <i>always</i> be the priority.<p>In fact, you'll likely be a whole lot happier single than you would be if you chose to stay in the …

Where did happily ever after go – and can you get it back?

Is being in love a distant memory? Couples therapist Andrew G Marshall teaches techniques to revive flagging long-term relationships – Joanna Moorhead tries some of them out<p>Today started, for my husband, like any other day. Grumpy at 5.30am, he woke to the equally grumpy tones of James Naughtie …

10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

With all the "We're engaged!" pics popping up on social media, it may seem like <i>everyone</i> you know isone half of a happy couple. But if you're riding …

90 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Business Leadership

Let this be the year you become the leader you want to be--in your business, and in life.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the First 90 Days count by joining the conversation on social</i> …

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Luckily, there are some relatively small changes you can make to your life right now to start living healthier.<p>We've put together a list of some of them. Read on to start your healthier life!

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5 Tips for Raising "Happy" Successful Children

<i>Photo credit to Teresa Goldman</i><p>Without a doubt, parenting is simultaneously the most rewarding and difficult job we have as adults. As a child psychiatrist and mom, I am always asked if I find it easier to parent given my profession. I always respond by saying, "I was the perfect parent until I had …

Parenting

5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

The author of The Anxiety Toolkit explains how we get caught in negative, fear-based ideas -- and how to break free.<p>Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and …

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