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7 Keys To A Successful Relationship

Marriage is so tough at times, and some lifelong relationships can tick away like a time bomb while others last long years. Is there any algorithm …

Top 10 Free and Affordable Mental Health and Counseling Resources

This week’s roundup isn’t so much a <i>top</i> 10, since this isn’t ranked, and there’s way more than we can cover, but here are ten of our favorite mental …

Mental Health

9 Toxic Mental Habits That the Most Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid

To avoid being caught in the grips of negative and unproductive thinking, emotional intelligence is your antidote.<p>Whether you're running a business, leading a team, reconciling a friendship or trying to be the best spouse you can be, we are all prone to irrational thinking that can hurt our …

Emotional Intelligence

The 2 exercises that will keep you fit for life

If you want to live a long and healthy life, you should make sure you're getting enough exercise.<p>It will keep your brain healthy and can add years to your life. Researchers have found that many fit older adults have the muscles and bones of people years — even decades— younger.<p>And any exercise is …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

How to turn your life around before the end of 2016

June is a particularly productive time for me to work on my dreams. Here in Australia it’s winter. It’s hard to get up in the mornings when it’s …

The Success Key To Pressing Reset On Your Career

There comes a time in life when you may be feeling like you're stuck in your career and considering jumping into something new. Sometimes this happens when you've already clocked 15 or 20 years in a position, other times you may be just five years in and have come to realization that it's just not …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places to Put on Your Travel Bucket List

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

Hacking

The Ten Worst HR Ideas Of All Time

It is painful to watch a function devolve. I have watched the HR function that I entered as a peppy punk rocker in 1984 devolve into a pile of steaming, talent-repelling bureaucratic nonsense.<p>Not every company’s HR function has turned to dust in that time, but many of them have.<p>All but one of the …

Want to Work From Home? These 25 Companies Have the Most Remote Positions

More workers want work-from-home jobs, and more companies are offering a wide variety of remote work to attract them.Maybe there’s a job for you. …

"We Quit Our Jobs & Traveled the World for 2 Years to 33 Countries in 302 Places Across 6 Continents"

<i>Welcome to the next interview in our</i> <i>interview peeries</i> <i>where travel bloggers share their insights on having</i> <b>Big Travel with Small Money!</b><p>Miles & Points …

The Start-to-Finish Guide to Buying a Home

Purchasing a home is a major milestone that tops many people's lifetime to-do lists—and maybe their list of financial fears too. But it certainly …

6 Simple Strategies to Eat Healthy When You Don't Have Time

"How do I make smart eating choices on a busy schedule?" patients frequently ask. As a busy doctor, I can understand how eating healthy might feel like a herculean demand and become short shift among the numerous demands in your life. While eating healthy on a time budget does require a little …

How to get longer legs (according to Gwyneth Paltrow)

Like most people, I feel the week has only truly begun once the Goop newsletter has dropped into my inbox.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle site is now hurtling into its seventh year and during that time it has laid claim to many weird and outlandish cures and lifehacks. But a guide to getting longer …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

North Atlantic

7 Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Panama City Beach is the go-to destination for Spring Break. Miami's South Beach is a playground for the beautiful people. And Key West has been lauded by everyone from Ernest Hemingway to Kenny Chesney. But with 663 miles of beaches, Florida still holds a few …

Buy Experiences, Not Things

Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.<p>Forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. It wanders about a third of the time while a person is reading, talking with other people, or taking care of …

4 Things All Wealthy Women Know

The earnings of the fairer sex have soared by nearly 30 percent in the past three decades, and experts believe that by 2018, women may control half of the riches in the U.S. Want to join the ranks of these loaded ladies? Start reading.<p>Whether you want to have enough money to hobnob with the likes …

10 Things Every Guy Has Thought During Sex

You know, besides this is awesome!<p>You might think the inside of a man's brain sounds like the buzz of a broken fluorescent lightbulb. Not true. In my humble view, the brain cells of men work like pistons, constantly firing—just like yours. Some of the internal dialogue they produce is quite …

18 Ways To Start Living, Not Just Existing

I once had a conversation with someone in which I admitted to them that I spent an hour meditating on the floor to get ready for work in the context …

How The Most Successful People Manage Their Time

We seek work-life balance but it seems there's never enough time to get it all done.<p>And yet we all know there are people who accomplish a lot more than we do in a day — and they don't have magic powers.<p><b>How do the most successful people manage their time?</b><p>Laura Vanderkam talked to a number of those …

How to save money on prescription glasses and contact lenses - TODAY.com

Today<p>Hunting for glasses that are totally on trend yet won't set you back hundreds of dollars? How about prescription contact lenses at a bargain? Consider your search over. We've found the best places to score deals on eyewear.<p>Dr. Glenda Secor, communications chair for the American Academy of …

Shopping

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

How to Make Your Life Better by Sending Five Simple Emails

I’ve covered a lot of research on how to make your life better but many people struggle with implementing changes because it seems like a major …