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9 expert tips for taking the most beautiful sunset photos

If you’re typically stuck in the office during the dramatic last light of the day or holed up inside at a dimly lit happy hour, the sunset is a …

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

Relationships

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Is addiction really a disease?

Treating addiction as if it is a learned pattern of thinking gives addicts the chance to stay clean<p>What is addiction? For the majority who have strong opinions on the matter, addiction is a disease. In fact it’s “a chronic relapsing brain disease” according to the American National Institute on …

25 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes To Boost Your Life

Most of the time we look for a shortcut to change our lives. But life doesn’t change that way. Life works in its condition. Either you need to agree …

Happiness

Are Opioids the Next Antidepressant?

ONE of the most painful experiences of being a psychiatrist is having a patient for whom none of the available therapies or medications work.<p>A while back, I was asked to do a consultation on just such a patient. This person had been a heroin addict in her early 20s. She had quit the opioid five …

7 Powerful Habits That Make You More Assertive

Being assertive and knowing what you want is not the same as being hostile or belligerent. You just have to know what to say with confidence.<p>Everyone wants to be more confident, but not everyone knows how to be assertive. Assertive falls right between passive and aggressive. If you're passive about …

21 Gorgeous DIYs That Only Look Expensive

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10 Ways to Make Your Mother’s Day Gift More Personal

As a child you always gave your mom a handmade gift from the heart—a drawing, a clay figurine—and it meant the world to her. What could be better than reviving that tradition now that you’re a busy adult? Supplement your store-bought Mother’s Day gift with a handmade item. Think along the lines of …

How To Be Happy: 12 Things You Should Do Today

To some, happiness always stays by their side. What makes happiness magical is that it can be anything or nothing.<p>If you know it well, it is …

7 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

We all could benefit from learning how to be kinder, calmer, and more compassionate.<p>When it comes to talking about intelligence, someone’s intelligence quotient (IQ) is usually what comes to mind; however, there is another type of intelligence that’s often overlooked but equally important: your …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

43 Truths About People, Relationships And The Rollercoaster Of Life

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Trident: the British question | Ian Jack

Photograph: Kevin Holt/ANL/Rex/Shutterstock<p>HMS Vanguard is unveiled in Barrow In Furness, Cumbria where it was built by Vickers. The submarine was launched in 1992.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>https://media.guim.co.uk/7affff7ff7384d70a28c3dfec47a16ca36b61ba2/0_49_5101_3062/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Jeff J …

23 New Hair Tricks You Need To Try Right Now

Will 2016 be your best hair year yet? It might just be with one or more of these 23 easy hairstyling tricks.<p><b>The $1 Trick to Way Shinier Hair</b><p><b>Haircuts That Take Off 10 Years</b><p><b>3 Easy Ways to Make Your Dye Job Last Longer</b><p><b>51 New Hair Ideas to Try in 2016</b><p><b>Why You Should Really Condition Before You</b> …

Hair

10 Personality Traits Of People Who Make Great Partners

© Depositphotos.com/luminastock<p>It takes a certain person to excel at being a fantastic partner. Relationships are a skill, and like any skill, being …

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …

Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person

<i>“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.”</i> You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful …

My 11 Dog Training Takeaways From the Doggie Lama

Right now, I'm in the middle of a star-crossed love affair of Romeo and Juliet proportions. Or that's how it feels. My Romeo has a history; he's excitable, and my family hates him. They're all dogs. Starting with my Romeo, a foster bullmastiff I took on when I must have felt life was too simple. …

Pets

The Exact Eyeliner Color To Make Your Eyes Look Gorgeous

Make your born-with-it shade pop.<p>As the temperatures drop, and your motivation to wear anything but cozy sweaters dwindles, make a statement by remixing your black eyeliner or cat eye with a pop of color. This season, it's all about jewel tones, like shimmery golds and rich emeralds, for just the …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness Every Day

Living mindfully is one of the very best ways that you can transform your life. When people think about meditation they think about sitting in lotus …

If Mexico legalizes marijuana, what will the U.S. do?

Mexico may soon enter an elite club composed of Holland, Portugal, Uruguay and Colorado, Oregon and Washington state: It's on the verge of excluding marijuana from the destructive war on drugs. But will the United States stand in its way?<p>On Nov. 4, Mexico's Supreme Court voted by a wide margin to …

Mexico

15 Beautiful Pieces Of Delicate Jewelry You Can Actually Afford

Meet your new miniature BFFs.<p>Pieces of teeny-tiny jewelry make great wardrobe staples. Their balance of subtlety and sophistication add interest and polish to any ensemble, no matter the style. They're also fantastic layering pieces that can be mixed and matched to make a variety of modern …

Winter is coming: the new crisis for refugees in Europe

From Lesbos to Lapland, refugees are bracing for a winter chill that many will never have experienced before. Some will have to endure it outside<p>Record numbers of migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October – just in time for the advent of winter, which is already …

Save the Children

Feel stuck after learning the basics? Here’s how to learn beyond HTML and CSS

Ok, so you are well after learning and reading some books about CSS and or HTML, and the next thing is “I want to build a site”.<p>But how can you go …

Web Applications