Cynthia K Bassett-Criss

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5 Ways Forgiveness Can Benefit Your Life

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Why do Ideas Spread? 5 Factors that Make a Difference

<b>Note:</b> This is a guest post from David Burkus. David is a best-selling author, speaker, award-winning podcaster, and management professor. You can …

Here's Exactly How to Work Out if You Want to Lose Weight

No more guess work at the gym.<p>If you're trying to drop a few pounds, it can be totally overwhelming to figure out how to make sure your sweat sessions are helping you shed. On a basic level, losing weight and lowering your body fat percentage is a numbers game, says Ippolita Di Paola, a personal …

To Create a Better To-Do List, Try This Technique

Stay focused and zoned in on the tasks at hand.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I don’t necessarily consider myself a great multitasker. In fact, I find it pretty difficult to do more than one thing at one time. Let’s …

6 traits of great writing—according to a fourth-grade teacher

I’ve written several posts about my 10-year-old son and his developing writing skills. And though he may not share my alacrity for writing, his …

How to Be Happy: 3 Science-Backed Ways for Finding Happiness

We all just want to be happy, don't we? Yet, as much as we might say we want it, the reality is far from that. Usually, we spend more of our time in a state of worry, nervousness, stress or fear than we do in pure bliss.<p>So what are the ways that we can be happy right now if we really wanted to? Is …

18 Highly Scientific Facts About Cats

Let's just reflect on some of the lesser discussed good things about cats.

Your Suicide Attempt Doesn't Make You Unloveable

<b>I worried that I would be a burden to any partner who I managed to lure into my life.</b><p>When I was fourteen years old, I tried to kill myself.<p>Whether my …