Carly Gafnea

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Why staying together ‘for the sake of the kids’ is the worst thing that parents can do

opinion<p>Writer at sexdeathrocknroll.com - passionate advocate of growing older disgracefully. Tweet me: @violetfenn<p><b>When I announced that I was</b> …

A Totally Unexpected 3-in-1 Design Solution for Blank Walls

(Image credit: Dabito for Justina Blakeney)<p>Some rugs are so beautiful, banishing them to the floor seems like a tragedy. Filling your vertical space …

5 Keys to Creating A Sacred, Peaceful Home.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThySistas.com</b>) No one should have to leave their home in order to seek peace and serenity. We should be running to our …

5 secrets of people who spend way less than they earn

If you want to get rich, or at least enjoy some financial security, you have a few options. One: Win the lottery (a bad bet). Two: Inherit a lot of …

How to Eat Like a Queen Even When Money Is Tight

Whether you just graduated, moved out, or had a baby, circumstances beyond your control may have made money tight. You’re certainly not alone, but now it’s time to reign it in on the takeout and toughen your food allowance. Thankfully, there are plenty of budget-friendly meals and tricks that’ll …

Vegetarian

7 Drugstore Hair Products That Are Worth Every Penny

Haircare can be an expensive business. You've got to buy shampoos, conditioners, styling products, heat protectants, etc. Then there are specialty …

The 7 Best Oils For Your Face And Body

We go to the pharmacy, take a walk down the beauty aisle, and notice plenty of skin, hair, and nail products derived from oil. Using oil is often …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

Best premium anti-ageing beauty products 2017 tried and tested by you

Have you ever wondered which luxury anti-ageing skin creams are really worth paying for? Well we do too. So that’s exactly what the Notebook …

Experts Just Released Another Report Urging All Young Women to Take This Daily Supplement

Not all supplements are a scam.<p>Whether it’s antioxidants, multivitamins, probiotics, or good old Vitamin C, the sad truth is that most supplements …

This Dreamy New Wedding Dress Collection Was Made for Indie Brides

Calling all indie brides: We found a wedding dress collection we think you'll love. Los Angeles designer Maria Korovilas has just launched her first …

Weddings

10 Crock-Pot Recipes For Beginners That Definitely Don't Taste Simple

I'll be the first to admit that I don't love cooking, but eating out or ordering in every night isn't financially sustainable no matter how much I …

You Don't Actually Run Out of Willpower, But Here's Why You Think You Do

If you like reading about pop psychology, you've probably heard about the phenomenon of "ego depletion": that is, if you exert willpower early in the …

Will Power

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Become more optimistic with these exercises

<b>(CNN) —</b> Being pessimistic may keep your heart from being broken when a best-case scenario fails to come to pass, but there are some real health benefits to seeing the glass as half full.<p>Optimism -- having favorable expectations about the future -- may be good for your heart and overall quality of …

Happiness

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

Four Steps to Feeling Better about Yourself

By Tchiki Davis<p>What gives you a sense of self-worth?<p>Data from my well-being survey recently revealed that positive self-views (or feeling good about oneself, a general belief that we are good, worthwhile human beings) were the best predictor of happiness--even more so than 19 other emotional …

Self-Acceptance

The Power of Prayer

<b>by Sha LéWilante</b>Does Prayer Make a Difference?We often use the term ‘prayer’ to apply to a desired outcome and many aspects of our daily lives. We …

Child’s cognitive skills linked to time spent with mother

Extending free childcare will not change parents’ work patterns, study suggests<p>It is a question that has troubled parents down the years. Just how much time should they spend with their children when they are growing up?<p>Now a new study suggests that the answer – at least for mothers – should be as …

This Photograph Put a Face on the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Photographer Donna Ferrato helped bring awareness to the epidemic of domestic violence in the United States through her raw and often graphic …

This Model Turned Taunts About Her Skin Into Inspiration

Khoudia Diop was teased for her dark skin tone when she left her native Senegal and moved to New York City.<p>“At first I confronted the bullies, but …

3 Practices For Letting Go Of Looping Thoughts

Your partner screams at you because there was a miscommunication. Your client takes an action that you specifically warned him against, then blames …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

The 11 Creepiest Unsolved Crimes No One Can Explain (Part 2)

We love horror stories because they actually make us feel safe -- you scare yourself with movies about ghosts specifically because nobody you know …

Crime

11 House Plants So Good for You They’re Approved by NASA

Adding some green to a space can do a lot of good — both for your health and your style. Although we’ve been loving 2016’s trending house plants (we’ve even DIYed a Sharpie watercolor planter to keep them looking fresh in our office), we almost lost it when we heard that space plants (yes, space …

Plants

Parody Sums Up Why Christian Music Shouldn't Just Make You Feel Good

“To be drowned in grace? Don’t think about it, just sing."<p><i>UPDATE: The video was pulled from Park Community Church’s Facebook on Monday. The Huffington Post is seeking comment from the church’s leaders.</i><p>A Chicago church’s viral video about Christian worship music is bringing up a good question ― do …

Best Beauty Products We Found At The Indie Beauty Expo 2016

When it comes to some of our favorite products at NYLON, they are often from under-the-radar brands that have either come recommended to us or have just one day magically landed on our desks. But with a beauty market currently oversaturated with the Etsys of the world, it gets increasingly harder …

Skin Care