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The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Self-help

How To Let Summer Love Find You

According to Instagram’s beloved writer Alex Elle.<p>Author, podcaster, and poet Alex Elle shares guiding gems about love, self-awareness, and …

2 Quotes That Will Reshape Your Approach To Life | Inc.com

In the movie, Gattaca, a young man, Vincent, is born with every disadvantage imaginable. It simply isn't his "fate" to have the life he wants.<p>But he doesn't accept that fate. Instead, he does everything, even risks his very life, to have the life he most deeply desires.<p>One scene in the movie is …

Self-improvement

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech deals for …

Literature

8 Ways to Open Yourself Up to Falling in Love

The movies make it seem like it’s so easy to fall in love. You see someone across the room, your eyes lock, and BAM — happily ever after. But it’s definitely not like that IRL. There are ups and downs, trials and tribulations, things we have to deal with before we can really, truly get there. So …

Relationships

11 ways you might be ruining your life without even realizing it

As if life isn’t hard enough, there are always little setbacks and the occasional serious roadblock. And what we don’t always realize is how often, …

California's Greatest Beaches

You could lay down a towel and read a book almost anywhere in California. But if you feel like getting a little more active—surfing, trail running, mussel harvesting—we’ve picked eight beaches that are worth pulling over for, listed from north to south.<p>Patrick’s Point State Park<p>Trinidad<p>Patrick’s …

San Mateo County

4 Things to Do That Will Make You Happier—According to Neuroscience

Science-backed ways to boost your mood.<p>The Most Important Question to Ask When You Feel Down<p>Sometimes it doesn’t feel like your brain wants you to be …

These 21 Recipes Look Impressive, But Are Really Easy

Fool your friends into thinking you're fancy.<p>It's dinner party time and you want to impress your friends...but you also want to be lazy. Thankfully there are some recipes that satisfy both the devil and angel on your shoulders—they're <b>easy but look like you slaved away for hours in the kitchen</b>. …

Cooking

Deepak Chopra Reveals 7 Mindful Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

With busy schedules and constant societal pressure, stress and anxiety are no strangers to most of us. It can be hard to unwind, relax and experience …

Ask Polly: What Am I Doing Wrong With Men?

Get Ask Polly delivered weekly.<p><b>Dear Polly,</b><p>I used to be very overweight. I finally lost the excess pounds, and I started dating later in life. This …

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Writing

10 Crucial Things You Need To Know Before Trying To Date The Independent Girl

Independent is a characteristic I am proud to have, while also being one that comes back to bite me in the realm of my love life.<p>Regardless of how …

Relationships

The 5 Most Important Questions to Ask Yourself When at a Crossroads | Inc.com

A close colleague is wrestling with the fact that his business partnership is literally sucking the life out of him. He launched his company several years ago with a friend, with no real plan or path for growth, and now they have a highly profitable, $20 million dollar business.<p>The problem is, they …

Framing

Croatia's First Underwater Winery Is Open to Visitors

And you can take a dive to see it<p>As one of the countries that drinks the most wine in the world, Croatia knows its vino. But now, the Balkan nation is taking it to the next level. About an hour north of Dubrovnik on the Pelješac peninsula, the country’s first underwater winery is open to visitors …

The 9 Pieces of Gear Any Beginner Backpacker Needs

Buying your first backpacking setup can be cost prohibitive and overwhelming—but it doesn’t have to be.<p>This will likely be the first time you are completely in charge of carrying your means to clean water, food, and shelter on your back, and there is an entire industry dedicated to making that …

Backpacking

Around the heart in 80 dates: 24 dating hacks that will help you be better company, for an evening or life - Firstpost

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>This is the sixth and the final part of our series called 'Around the heart in 80 dates', that guides young people on how to ace the</i> …

Relationships

This Literature Map of the World Shows You Every Country's Favourite Book

Maps

22 ways to be healthier with minimal effort

The new year is a common time to think about self-improvement.<p>Luckily, there are lots of ways to better your lifestyle without throwing your daily …

Wellness

12 Books Every Woman Should Read Right Now

Recommended reading for 2016<p>This year (let's face it, every year) was a complicated one to be a woman in America. There were undeniably exhilarating highs as we collectively watched the acheivements of women athletes at the summer Olympics; the glorious heights attained by young women like Simone …

Feminism

8 Date Conversation Topics for When You've Run Into an Awkward Silence

Look, getting to know someone can be intimidating, and even when both people are perfectly interesting and the chemistry is there, it's hard to know the right conversation topics to bring up with a stranger. You might be hesitant to ask something <i>too</i> personal when you're just getting to know …

Relationships

5 Things You Should Know About Yourself If You Want A Real Relationship

<b>This article was previously published on Elite Daily and written by Chelsea Leigh Trescott.</b><p>Falling in love shouldn’t be something that happens all …

A letter to my daughters: How to choose a life partner

To my two young daughters:<p>One day that will come all too soon, your father and I will have to reconcile with the fact that you're going to date and, …

Middle Age

Love And Making Relationships Work

<i>"Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not, nor would it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love." ~ Kahlil Gibran</i><p>My life has been turbulent lately. On top of feeling the collective angst occurring in the world right now, I've been experiencing, both, …

Aung San Suu Kyi

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

National Parks

Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

Yoga

Popular NYC Indian Restaurant to Clone Itself in SF

Popular NYC Indian restaurant <b>Babu Ji</b> is coming to San Francisco. Owners <b>Jennifer Singh</b> and her chef-husband, <b>Jessi</b>, are bringing their Momofuku-like approach to Indian cuisine, one with feel-good vibes, a stripped-down setting, and a small and affordable, yet ambitious menu, to the Mission. Taking …

San Francisco