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Read this if you’re going through adversity

In the midst of challenging times, we often think we’re going through the worst time ever.<p>And when we’re in the middle of adversity, we think it …

Motivation

Your writing isn't the problem. You are.

Your writing isn’t the problem. You are. (And so am I.)<p>A snarky pep talk from a ticked off writer.<p><b>I’m not where I want to be.</b> Most writers aren’t. …

Mudslides

How to Create and Stick to a Writing Schedule

Don’t like math? Skip this article, then, because figuring out a writing schedule to stay productive involves a few numbers.<p>The key to a productive …

Writing

What is gaslighting? And how do you know if it's happening to you?

It’s an unfortunate reality that happens in personal relationships and by public figures to the peoples they serve.<p>“Oh come on. I never said that.”<p>“You’re just being overly sensitive.”<p>“I don’t know why you’re making such a big deal out of this…”<p>Psychologists use the term “gaslighting” to refer to a …

Domestic Violence

6 things the happiest families all have in common

Family life is hectic. Most of us play it by ear and hope it works out well. Or maybe you haven’t started a family yet but when you do you want to do …

Genealogy

Learn A New Language Easier Than Ever Before with This Powerful App

Mondly is a feature-packed language app that's having one hell of a discount sale.<p>Thanks to modern inventions like the internet and planes that are …

Language Learning

3 Strategies to Help You Write a Novel in 3 Months

It’s such a confidence trick, writing a novel. The main person you have to trick into confidence is yourself. — Zadie SmithI’ve participated in a …

Creative Writing

Personality

Your personality is what makes you, well, you — even if experts can’t settle on an exact definition of the word. Most agree, however, that …

Psychology

Is ASMR Good For You? A New Study Shows It Could Have Mental Health Benefits

If you can't get enough of those whispering videos on YouTube, you now officially have permission to watch as many as you want because ASMR is good …

Neurology

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

<b>“Remember, dreams without goals are just dreams and they ultimately fuel disappointment. Have dreams, but have goals, life goals, yearly goals,</b> …

exponentially

10 Great Tools for Keeping Your Calendar Organized

With so much going on, it can be tough to make sure you get everything done on time. So how do you stay on top of your game?<p>Entrepreneurs are busy …

Productivity

23 smart ways to increase your confidence, productivity, and income

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

In 9 Words, Suze Orman Gives Brilliant Advice on How to Be Successful

It has to do with elephants and dogs, but it's perfect for humans.<p>Everyone wants to be a success. Whether you want to be famous in the eyes of millions, highly respected by those solely in your industry, or just the top sales professional at your company, you likely have goals and aspirations …

Self-improvement

Japanese hermit forced to give up his remote island paradise after nearly 30 years living naked and foraging for food

Masafumi Nagasaki was living in a state of perfect bliss, spending his days wondering naked and alone on a Pacific island, watching baby turtles hatch from eggs and foraging for food.<p>That is, until reports of his ill health prompted police to take him away from his Robinson Crusoe-like existence …

Japan

36 Tips for Writing Just About Anything

Basic tips for writing just about anything.There’s a lot more to writing than typing words.Writing well takes years of study, practice, and …

Creative Writing

Writing while working full-time

The hustle of work-work balanceI read a lot by writers on Medium who are freelancers and full-time writers, but I have an office job and write on the …

Writing

To Overcome Your Insecurity, Recognize Where It Really Comes From

Raymond closed down. Sandra snapped. They both had solid records and promising career prospects, and yet they felt that something was not working. Their bosses, colleagues, friends could tell too, but they were equally puzzled. How could someone so talented get so lost, or lose it, in seemingly …

Self-help

If Words Hurt, It's Because You Let Them

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and a guide to using its waters to reflect on and improve …

Self-help

Want to Live Longer? Here Are the 6 Best Diets for Longevity

It’s an age-old question: Which diet will add more years to your life? In other words, what is the best diet for longevity? The good news is that …

Holistic Medicine

No More Wasted Time: Tools To Transform Yourself Into A Productivity Powerhouse

The Rolling Stones had a major hit singing, “Time, time, time, it’s on my side—yes it is!” How many small business owners or ambitious professionals could sing those words today and agree with the message they send?<p>Not too many, I think. Time seems to be the ubiquitous enemy of getting things done, …

Apps

9 Companies With Flexible Job Opportunities That Pay for You to Travel

Believe it or not, there are some companies that will actually help their employees pay for vacations. If this seems like a wild pipe dream to you, …

Employment

How to Tell If You're a Victim of Gaslighting — and What to Do About It

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Emotional And Mental Health<p>What Is Gaslighting?<p>How to Tell If You're a Victim of Gaslighting — and What to Do About It<p>Shares<p>By now, …

Mental Health

How To Say No Nicely And Nine Important Negotiating Skills

You’ve read about it. If you’re tough, your male counterparts, peers, and bosses don’t like it but they seem to be rewarded for the exact same approach. In fact, odds are your behavior and how you negotiate may be less than optimal. Trying to “act like a man” doesn’t propel you forward. Instead, …

Self-help

The Best Itinerary for Vietnam

With ancient temples, shimmering beaches, jaw-dropping mountain landscapes, world-famous street food, and a fascinating history, Vietnam is …

Vietnam

Beyond genetics: Lifestyle choices to slow the aging process

You know those people, the ones who are older than you but act decades younger? They embody the phrase “70 is the new 50.” Actually, in their cases, 70 seems to be the new 30 because they radiate so much youth and energy.<p>These folks may have A+ genetics, which undeniably contributes to their …

Wellness

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

Time Management

Want to Think Like a Leader? Science Says to Do This One Thing

The answer to "What makes a great leader?" can be found in the question.<p>If you want to be a successful leader, research shows there's a winning approach you can take -- and it may not be what you expect.<p>Most people are familiar with the idea of self-affirmations and the power of positive thinking. …

Leadership

The 10 Rules Emotions Follow That Everyone Should Know

Do you sometimes feel mystified by your own feelings? Of course, you do!<p>Believe me when I say that everybody does.<p>It’s not always obvious why you’ve …

Psychology

If You’re Constantly Overthinking Everything, Try This To Chill Out

To call me an over-thinker would be a serious understatement. No joke here, some days, it is not fun to be up in my brain, because it just feels like …

Mental Health

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

It's best to learn these lessons while you're still young.<p><i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder</b> …

Happiness