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The 10 Happiest States In America Are Also Some Of the Prettiest

We're moving in. 😊<p>If you’re gonna choose a state to call home, then you might as well make it a happy one.<p>Credit site WalletHub recently conducted an analysis on what it takes to make Americans from across the nation feel content in the areas of emotional and physical wellbeing, work environment …

Happiness

Why students who do well in high school bomb in college

The first year of college is a tough transition, and for many students, a disillusioning one.<p>A study conducted last fall at the University of Toronto found that incoming students arrived with unreasonably optimistic expectations. On average, students predicted they would earn grade-point averages …

College & University

I Went To MIT And I’d Like To Share My Studying Habits With Incoming College Freshmen

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: How do top students study? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the thread.</i><p>I did pretty …

15 Supportive Things Every Good Man Does In A Relationship

When it comes to dating and relationships, I often find myself wondering how certain people end up with others. Wondering why they don’t walk away if …

Addiction is not a brain disease 'but rather a disease of personality'

Addiction is not a brain disease, but rather a disease of personality, psychiatrist argues<p><b>National Institutes for Drug Addiction defines addiction as</b> …

Drug Addiction

The Anatomy of a Personality

In the Enneagram system of personality, one of the 9 types is our main one. We also have a special connection to four other types: our two wings and …

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

Pretty soon there could be a gold rush in South America

That's South America. Where the Journal reported that an up-and-coming Chinese gold miner is on the verge of a significant project acquisition.<p>The company is Zhaojin Mining — a relatively unknown gold player outside of China right now, which appears to be about to make strides in expanding across …

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

How to Stop Being Lazy: 7 Tips

Don't focus on motivation (or your lack thereof). Instead, use these simple behavior modifications.<p>When you're sitting around feeling bad for something you've failed to do, it's easy to think of laziness as a character trait, an inherent weakness that you need to struggle with and feel bad …

The ideal time to buy plane tickets for your next trip

There's a lot of conflicting information about the best times to buy plane tickets, since airline prices can fluctuate for no obvious reasons, but …

19 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Journalist Napoleon Hill set out to uncover the key to wealth around 80 years ago. He studied more than 500 self-made millionaires over a span of 20 years, and his research culminated in what would become a timeless personal-finance classic: "Think and Grow Rich."<p>In addition to boiling down the …

I Have It All—so Why Am I Not Happy?

I used to spend long nights wide awake, wandering around our huge house, wondering what I was missing in my life. I blamed myself for feeling this …

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 Minutes

Watch 100 Years of Men's vs Women's Fashion in 3 MinutesA sartorial battle of the sexes.They say men's fashion moves at a snail's place, and …

Gender-Neutral

23 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Have a very happy new year — literally.

Mental Health

A Harvard psychiatrist says 3 things are the secret to real happiness

Psychiatrist Robert Waldinger is the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, one of the longest and most complete studies of adult life ever conducted. Waldinger described some of the secrets to happiness revealed by the study in a recent TED talk.<p>The study followed two cohorts of white …

A Flyer Posted This Facebook Rant About Her Windowless Seat

A flyer has complained about the “worst flight in [her] life” in a Facebook posting to an airline for giving her a windowless seat.<p>The dreams of a …

Make These 15 Small Changes If You Want To Become Happier And Healthier

If you want to make a life change then have a look at this easy to follow list of tips. It promises to help you mood and improve your help in 15 baby …

To live a happy life we need to be in charge of ourselves

Are you living a happy life? Are you a happy person? If you think you could improve your <b>“happy level”</b>, then I suggest you continue reading, in this …

Happiness

19 Techniques to Empower Yourself to Live a More Productive, Happier Life

“<i>The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.</i>” Thomas Carlyle<p>When I …

Happiness

10 Secrets To A Happy & Healthy 100 Years Of Life: Lessons from Okinawa, Japan

I'm in!<p>The island of Okinawa in Japan, just north of Taiwan, has long been a hot spot for the secrets to longevity. It is unrivaled for its health, …

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

Motivation

13 apps that will stop you from wasting time

These 13 apps will make scheduling less painful, help you keep track of what you are spending your time on, and even punish you for checking social media too much. They'll also help you see a big picture of how you spend your time and show you small tweaks that can carve out a few more hours of …

6 Habits Of People Who Accomplish Everything On Their To-Do Lists

Does your to-do list take days to complete? Some people have figured out the secrets to getting everything done on time.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Few things are quite as fulfilling as scratching that …

Jesus Really is the Point of the Whole Bible

<b>[Editor’s note: the following excerpt is taken from The Reckless Love of God by Alex Early, Bethany House, 2015, pages 151-156.]</b><p><b>The Reckless Love of</b> …

Theology

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Don’t Surrender to Stress: Tips to Better Manage Time

One of my favorite phrases in this industry will always be, say it with me, “it’s PR not ER.” Although valid, as professionals we still feel the …

Time Management

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

Motivation

How to End Unproductive Studying

<i>This is a guest post by Austin Baker. He is a premedical/biochemistry student who attends Southwestern University in Texas. In addition to his love</i> …

Productivity