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Why I Lack Trust Today

Trust is being able to feel free in front of others. Trust is crying in front of your spouse without fear that they may leave you. Trust is leaving …

12 Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship with Your S.O.

It's important to be able to recognize the warning signs of a toxic relationship. While relationships can be full of playful dates, positive emotional growth, and a stream of sunsets and heart emojis, that isn't always the case. Unfortunately for many women, romantic relationships can also be major …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Science Proves That Diet Soda Is Even Worse For Us Than We Thought

Shocker: Diet Coke isn’t great for you. Sure, most people have known that for decades, and even the most ardent lovers of the stuff get that it’s not some miracle drug (certainly not <i>TrimSpa, Baby</i>!). But now science has reared its ugly head and offered up further proof that all of the things we love …

Make this lemon chiffon pie recipe your new go-to Thanksgiving dessert

When it comes to<p>Thanksgivingdessert, it’s all about the pie. This is one holiday that’s not complete without the pumpkin pie, or pecan, or perhaps even the apple or cherry. But if you’re looking for something just a little lighter, with a nice tang from fresh lemon juice and zest, give this lemon …

Baking

5 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Marriage Crazy Strong

Big gestures are great. (No one would turn down a surprise weekend getaway, are we right?) But if we're honest, it's really the little, everyday things that count — especially when it comes to marriage.<p>"The little everyday things you do for your partner lets them know that you are thinking about …

Long Distance Relationships: Eight Things You Can Do To Make It Work

Long Distance Relationships: Eight Things You Can Do To Make It Work<p>Most people don’t have faith in long-distance relationships and with good reason …

To Anyone Who Thinks They’re Falling Behind In Life

By <b>Jamie Varon</b><p>You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how …

23 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

One of the great things about Netflix is that it has brought thoughtful, compelling documentaries to a much wider audience, which filmmakers could only dream of a decade ago.<p>And with bingeworthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library a click away, you can get a lot of …

The Happiest People Don't Let Their Minds Wander, According to a Harvard Study

There is an old saying: Happiness is a state of mind. As it turns out, it's true.<p><i>How does one overcome depression and anxiety? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mellissa O'Brien, mindfulness</b> …

The Link Between Happiness And Personal Missions

The intersection of the secret of happiness, how you don’t get to choose your mission and how different missions call different people different ways leads to some people being happier than others at any given moment. This is why it’s so important to latch on to an unmet need or a new way of …

Happiness

The Top 6 Apps for Learning a New Language

We all love traveling abroad in an authentic way - meeting the locals, sampling the regional cuisine and hanging out at haunts not frequented by …

The 7 Biggest Lies Holding You Back From Happiness

Over time, our consistent thoughts become our beliefs. This is a positive thing if our beliefs serve us in some way—like believing you are a healthy …

Neuroscience Show These Are 5 Top Ways To Clear Your Mind

We’re all trying to achieve great things. With a troubled mind, this can be significantly more difficult. Imagine if you could ‒ at will ‒ calm your …

7 ways to ruin your relationship for good

Sometimes relationships end for a good reason. People grow apart, and both parties are happier on their own, or with other people.<p>But sometimes, …

The 10 Best Pieces of Relationship Advice From People Who Are in Great Ones

No. 6 is so important and so easy to forget.<p>As anyone who has ever had their heart stomped into a million itty bitty pieces by another human will tell you: Relationships are hard as hell. That said, there are some people who make them look ridiculously easy, and those relationship wizards were kind …

5 Simple Habits That Will Make You a More Positive Person | Inc.com

Are optimists born or made?<p>We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness is probably determined by our pre-set tendency towards melancholy or cheer. But according to …

Happiness

The 19 best documentaries on Netflix

Netflix can be the perfect escape—especially when you’re talking <i>Stranger Things</i>, Winona Ryder and those adorable ’80s kids on a sci-fi quest. But the …

Entertainment

Depressed Men and the Impact of Emotional Abuse - Symptoms - Depression

I’ve written here about periods in my life when I was emotionally abusive to my family. It’s painful to look back on those times, harder still to …

Mental Health

How To Become 20 Percent Happier Through One Mental Exercise

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>Do you REALLY want to know an easy way to find headspace and live a happier life?<p>After helping thousands of New Yorkers achieve success with their therapeutic goals, I've learned a shortcut or two for finding psychological lightness and increasing …

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

5 Creative Ways To Beat Insomnia (When Nothing Else Works)

If you suffer from insomnia, at any level, you understand the pain and frustration. And while there are those old standby tips and tricks we've all …

Sleep

10 Cool And Interesting Websites To Kill Time

Here we make a list of some best and interesting websites for killing a time. Many of the Internet users use Facebook for killing a time but guys …

9 Rules Happy Couples Follow When They Fight | Women's Health

<b>1. They Actually Listen</b><br>In the throes of an argument, both parties are often thinking more about their comebacks than what the other person has to say. We immediately become defensive in arguments, says Walsh. This is a feeding ground for miscommunication and results in two people simply talking at …

Study recommends therapy, not sleeping pills to treat insomnia

Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia should be cognitive behavioral therapy — a way to condition your body to slumber again.<p>It takes more time and effort than popping a pill, but the …

Sleep

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Motivation

How to Make Crockpot Dulce de Leche Using ONE Ingredient

If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle on ice cream or thick enough to spread on your toast, this method can do it all. Because this is a …