Charlotte Harmon

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Draw a figure in under five minutes

Sketching a five-minute pose is a lot of fun because it offers just enough time to capture a strong sense of the pose, but not enough time to …

Yoga

Artist proves drawing with references isn't cheating

Drawing from memory and drawing from reference material results in pictures that are worlds apart. However much we think we can rely on our memories, …

15 Mindful Foxes By Roeselien Raimond That Teach Us How To Master Life

Roeselien Raimond is a talented Dutch photographer who has stunned us already with her extraordinary pictures of beautiful wild foxes (also here). …

Don't Shame Me For Wanting To Get Married Young

My desire to get married doesn’t change who I am.<p>In today’s society, you are almost shamed for expressing your desire to want to get married. The phrase <i>“tied down”</i> is commonly used. But that’s not how I see it. And that’s not how most other girls that want to get married see it. We see it as a …

A psychologist diagnosed 'Game of Thrones' characters as if they were his patients — here's what he came up with

Westeros doesn't seem to have psychologists to answer these questions, but thankfully the real world does.<p>Dr. Kirk Honda is a licensed marriage and family therapist who hosts a podcast called Psychology in Seattle. On the show, he's "diagnosed" a few "Game of Thrones" villains as if they were …

TV Series

24 Times J.K. Rowling Wrote Or Said Something That Hit All The Feels

WARNING: This will make you want to curl up with all her books and disappear.<p>It doesn’t matter whether you’re a voracious reader of her books or just someone who appreciates words — J.K. Rowling surely has said something that will appeal to you.<p>The famed “Harry Potter” author has hundreds, if not …

8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

Relationships

9 Ways To Ruin Your Marriage Right Before Bed

There's a right way and a wrong way to have pillow talk.<p>The smartest couples use the time just before bed to reconnect. They let the stresses of the day fall to the wayside and make the most of their time together.<p>But that’s not realistic all the time; it’s all too easy to let unhealthy pre-bed …

Psychics Who Hear Voices Could Be On to Something

The ways some “healthy voice hearers” cope might be able to help people with psychotic disorders.<p>Jessica Dorner was lying in bed at her cousin’s house when her grandmother, a “pushy lady” in an apron who had been dead for several years, appeared in front of her. “I know you can see me,” Jessica …

Mental Health

The Complicated History Of Wonder Woman

Judging from the critic’s reaction, it looks as though the first female-led superhero movie is a roaring success. Kudos to DC for pioneering the concept, and for finally making a film that is widely perceived to be … well, good.<p>If it seems ridiculous that we’ve had to wait this long to see a …

Powerful Hashtag Highlights The Body-Shaming Comments Women Hear In A Lifetime

"#TheySaid you're getting so fat you won't be able to come back from that."<p>Most women don’t forget the very first time they were body-shamed.<p>Founder and CEO of the athletic wear company Oiselle Sally Bergesen <i>definitely</i> remembers one of the first times she was body-shamed. “’Keep eating like that …

Here's the strategy Navy SEALs use to persevere through impossibly tough conditions

That might sound like a ridiculous assertion: Seriously? You're underwater in scuba gear with your instructor tying your air hose in knots, 100% certain that you're going to die, and a key to success is telling yourself, <i>You can do it</i>?<p>That's what Barker — who runs a popular blog by the same name as …

Our Hearts Are Melting Over This Couple's Romantic Engagement Shoot at Home

Low-key engagement shoots are some of our favorites because they allow the couple to shine through. Glenna and Michael decided to keep it simple and take their photos in their cool loft, where we really got a feel for their love. The two recently got engaged on a birthday trip to Paris, and you can …

Photography

The everyday habits that reveal our personalities

From dining on spicy food to singing in the shower, seemingly innocuous behaviours may say a lot about your character.<p>One reason that personality is such an important psychological concept is because of what it tells us about the kind of lives we’re likely to lead. For example, if you are very …

7 signs your relationship is taking a toll on your self-esteem

Relationships can be difficult, even when they’re wonderful. But sometimes, they just are plain and simple not good for you. If you find that you’re …

Self-esteem

This Photographer Captured People’s Faces the Moment They Orgasm

Alina Oswald's portraits of friends and strangers climaxing are safe for work, believe it or not.<p>Black-and-white portraits of Munich youth—slack-jawed, eyes closed, and grinning in the moment of orgasm—are a bold debut for 24-year-old photographer Alina Oswald.<p>She started the erotic series by …

Your drunk alter ego is actually the ‘real’ you

Waking up the morning after a big night out, you can be forgiven for trying to blame any mishaps on the “drunk” you.<p>And while you might truly believe …

Axe Ad Shows How Toxic Masculinity Impacts Boys

Axe makes such a good point.<p>We talk a lot about the expectations society has for girls and women, whether it's how people think women should act, how they should look, what they should wear, and basically everything else. But it's not just girls who face unrealistic and potentially harmful societal …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

A marriage therapist breaks down 'the most horrific piece of advice I can imagine' for relationships

As it turns out, more than just annoying clichés, these metaphors are actually terrible descriptions of a healthy relationship.<p>At least, that's according to Hal Runkel, a marriage and family therapist who is the author of multiple books on parenting and relationships, including, most recently, …

4 Signs You’re with the Right Person

Does your relationship pass this test?<p>Whether you’re entering a new relationship or hitting a significant milestone, it’s natural to question whether …

Mormon church severs some of its ties to the Boy Scouts.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church, the biggest sponsor of Boy Scout troops in the United States, announced Thursday it is pulling as many as …

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

Students left a pineapple at art exhibit and everyone thought it was modern art

Making fun of modern art will never get old, and nor does it deserve to.<p>Ruiari Gray, a student at Robert Gordon Unversity in Scotland, was recently …

How To Tell Your Partner Exactly What You Need

You’ve heard it so often that it can sound a little annoying, even cliché: The key to a good relationship is communication. But communicating — …

Sexual Health

Eye-Opening Illustrations Shine a Light on Hidden Signs of Mental Health Struggles

Destiny Blue uses her creative talents to support those—including herself—who might be struggling with their mental health. “I'm an artist who deals with her demons through drawing,” she explains, “and I've written openly online about my experiences with mental illness.” In powerful images, she …

An 18-Year-Old With Schizophrenia Is Turning Her Hallucinations Into Powerful Art

"My illustrations make me feel less lonely, so I hope I can do the same for other people."

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

Watch Men Finger Fruits in an Attempt to Figure Out What Woman Really Want

"If she's bleeding, you're doing it wrong." Well, yeah, bro.<p>The guys over at SimplePickup (whose goal, by the way, is to "prove that any guy can attract women") did some research on what they think women want when they are being fingered. They used fruits instead of vaginas.<p>The reason they decided …

This Makeup Artist Created Stunning Astrology Beauty Looks for Each Zodiac Sign

Need some inspiration? Look to the stars. Toronto-based makeup artist Setareh Hosseini recently honored each zodiac sign with a unique makeup look, and the results are pretty much unreal.<p>For Cancer, she used lots of reds for lips, accessories, and even on her cheeks. She finished her look with …

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