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17 signs you're intelligent — even if doesn't feel like it

Stupid people tend to overestimate their competence, while smart people tend to sell themselves short. As Shakespeare put it in "As You Like It": "The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool."<p>That conventional wisdom is backed up by a Cornell University study …

16 YAs That Get it Right: Mental Health Edition

Welcome back to another edition of YAs That Get it Right, in which pros weigh in on YA books they think nailed an aspect of the human experience. …

Mental Health

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

Indiana Agrees To End Most Solitary Confinement For Seriously Mentally Ill Inmates

The proposed settlement comes in response to a lawsuit filed more than seven years ago.<p>WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Indiana Department of Correction on Wednesday agreed to a proposed settlement that would, with a few exceptions, end the practice of solitary confinement for those prisoners with serious …

26 Questions Cats Just Need To Answer

Mainly just "why?"

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD)is characterized by a recurring, long-standing pattern of having unstable relationships with others — whether …

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The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

Depression in Preschool Changes the Brain, Study Shows

Only in the past two decades has depression in children been taken seriously. Now, it’s becoming clear that kids as young as three can have major …

Middle School

100 Free Gift Ideas Your Friends Will Actually Want to Receive

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

12 Cards Your Friends With Depression Would Actually Appreciate

Because there's never a "right" thing to say.<p>* 13 Cards Your Anxious Friends Would Seriously Appreciate<p>* Here's What No One Tells You About Having Both Depression And Anxiety<p>* 24 Creative Ways To Channel Depression Or Anxiety

27 Absurdly Cute Gifts That No One Could Resist

Guaranteed giggles for under $20.

Easy Low-Cost Christmas Projects

1 of 30<p>Pinecone Ornaments<p>Take a stroll through the neighborhood and collect a few fall pinecones and pine needles. Arrange this free foliage in glass …

How to Turn 1 String of Twinkle Lights into 11 Unique Decor Ideas

It’s a well-known fact that the holiday season would not be complete without twinkle lights. If you are looking to switch things up this year and hoping to take those twinkle lights to new heights, these unique lighting ideas will help you get your sparkle on in the most festive way possible. From …

Use This Flowchart to Identify What Type of Procrastinator You Are

Procrastinators waste too much time, but to get over this bad tendency, you need to know why you procrastinate . Dr. Joseph Ferrari of DePaul …

Procrastination

The fashion ads that changed the world - CNN Style

Written by Olivia Singer, CNN<p>In October 2015, Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing joined CNN Style as guest editor. He commissioned a series of features on the theme of #diversity, exploring issues around fashion, politics, gender, family, race and culture.<p>"Advertising reflects the mores of …

4 Mistakes That Are Built into Your Brain

<b>“Cognitive bias is the biggest self-imposed obstacle to progress, not only for oneself but in the end, for all mankind.” ~Unknown</b><p>On a beautiful …

9 Reasons Why What You Think About Aging Matters

Henry Ford supposedly said, "If you think you can't -- you can't. If you think you can -- you can." While that statement usually applies to reaching our goals or persevering in spite of the odds, we seldom consider it in context with aging. Yet, growing research shows that our view of aging has a …

Americans Over 30 Aren't as Happy as Their Parents and Here's Why

Americans 30 and older are less happy than generations past, while teens and 20-somethings seem more satisfied with their lives than ever, a new …

Demographics

Meditation Reduces Emotional Pain by 44%: Study

Open any magazine (this one, for example) and you’ll find that mindfulness has gone mainstream. You’ll also notice there are studies that purport to …

Mindfulness

I'm losing my sense of humour to dementia

As research finds that a change in sense of humour could be an early sign of dementia, Lorayne Minahan explains how hers is slowly disappearing<p>When Lorayne Minahan started losing her sense of humour, aged 47, it seemed understandable - still reeling from the shock of losing both her parents within …

Dementia

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

Calm

Dog Medicine: How My Dog Saved Me From Myself

Julie Barton grew up with an abusive brother. She did not receive the emotional support she needed to work through the trauma and pain, and so her …

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

I thought bariatric surgery would solve all my problems; 180 pounds later, I realized I was wrong<p>Mollie Hawkins<p>November 2, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Eight years ago, tipping the scale at 314 pounds, I decided to undergo gastric bypass surgery. A skilled bariatric surgical team spent a morning in May of …

Weight Loss

You should take up colouring books. Seriously.

Colouring books are for kids, right? Not right now.<p>In a surprising new global trend, adult colouring books have been flying off the shelves over the …

Mindfulness

7 Questions to Ask Yourself If You're Constantly Anxious

The other day my friend asked if I could broach the subject of emotional wellbeing with her father. His generation is one where mental health awareness doesn't exist. She hoped that he'd have some peace from his long-standing anxiety, because he was suffering from a terminal illness. I had an hour, …

8 Better Ways to Display Art in Every Room of Your Home

It's time to create an Instagram-perfect wall.<p>In her new book <i>Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating</i>, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.

The Grown-Up's Guide To Millennial Decor

Youth-approved style in 6 easy steps.<p>Millennials may get a bad rap for being self-centered and entitled — though much of that is undeserved — but when it comes to home decor, they actually have it pretty figured out.<p>No other generation understands of-the-moment interiors quite like the tech-savvy …