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The Complex Reasons Why Some People Cheat

A woman came to my office a few times during the past few months. Her husband had encouraged her to enter therapy because of his concern about how …

This Guy Has The Best Way Of Handling His Girlfriend's Anxiety

Having anxiety can leave you with a constant fear that your partner will break up with you. Except it feels less like a fear than an intuition. An …

Unconditional relationships are the only real relationships

We sit silently. My friend stares deeply into her empty glass, occasionally shuffling the ice around with her straw. “Wow,” she says. I sit and wait for her to say something else. What started out as a festive night somehow became a long, deep discussion about love, what it consists of, and how …

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water in the Morning?

If there's one thing celebrities love, it's starting the day with a glass of lemon water. Martha Stewart drinks "the juice of a whole lemon every …

Wellness

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

How to make and keep friends as an adult

The first time Alex Paterson lived in Washington, as a 19-year-old summer intern from Montana, he had no friends.<p>He was working 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. — spending his days in an unpaid internship and chasing that with a job as a server at Logan Tavern in the evenings — leaving little time to cultivate …

15 Enlightening Rumi Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Rumi was a famous poet who has influenced countless generations across the world.<p>He has been described as the most popular poet ever and best selling …

The One Thing That Hurts Your Marriage More Than Cheating

Infidelity is the worst thing that can happen in a marriage, right?<p>Think again.<p>While cheating is a devastating betrayal, the MOST damaging thing you can do in your marriage is to give in when you don't really want to.<p>When you agree to something you don’t actually want, resentment builds and eats …

How to Tell Your Spouse You're Not Happy With Your Sex Life

Simply put, "sex is the glue that binds a romantic relationship," says Gloria Brame, Ph.D., clinical sexologist and sex therapist. In other words, if you don't enjoy your sex life, more than your libido can suffer — your relationship can too. And that's just one reason it's important to talk about …

Toxic air is draining the Indian economy of trillions of rupees

Bad air is bad news for India’s economy.<p>To be precise, the health cost of the alarming levels of air pollution on Indians is estimated at 3% of India’s GDP. The total damage caused by environmental degradation (pdf) amounts to Rs3.75 lakh crore annually, which is about 5.7% of its GDP in 2009.<p>These …

Boosting Employee Engagement: All You Need is ICE.

If you came to this page thinking: "This can't be right...", your suspicions were absolutely justified: Of course we're not talking about actual frozen water. <b>"ICE"</b> is an acronym for the three main pillars <b>employee engagement</b> rests on: <b>initiative</b>, <b>challenge</b>, and <b>enthusiasm</b>. If you want to help your …

Raising Stress-Proof Kids

<b>A Conversation with Psychoanalyst Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. and Author, Shelley Davidov</b><p>Shelley Davidow is a teacher and parent who wrote a fabulous book, <i>Raising Stress-Proof Kids</i> (Familius, 2015). As a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist this book fell in my lap with joy. In the following interview …

You probably suffer from scattered brain syndrome

Forget multitasking, our interruption addiction is doing something unintended to our brains.<p>When instant messaging became popular in the 1990s, Judi Wineland was not a fan.<p>The constant disruption of chat pop-ups made it difficult for her to accomplish daily tasks. But that wasn't the case for …

Time Management

Study Finds Link Between Having More Sex and Better Memory

Best news we've heard all day.<p>Every day, without even thinking about it, you do all sorts of things that have been scientifically shown to help to boost your memory. Morning coffee? Check. Mid-day workout? Check. Salmon dinner? Also check. And now, according to new research, there might be even one</i> …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Psychology

A letter to … My wife, for whom I no longer seem to exist

You captivated me when we first met. You were fiercely attractive and hugely independent, and you burned brighter than anybody else in the room. I had never encountered a woman like you. I feel it only fair to remind you that I also shone in those days, able to silence a room with a ballad sung …

Family

10 Disciplines of a Godly Woman

This post is adapted from the tract "10 Disciplines of a Godly Woman" by Barbara Hughes.Train Yourself for GodlinessDiscipline seems like a hard …

7 Workouts That’ll Give You Buns of Steel

There are lots of reasons to want to strengthen your booty. From making those dance floor moves at your friend’s wedding look extra good to protecting you from running injuries, a strong butt does the body good. You don’t need a gym to get a Beyoncé booty — there are tons of easy exercises to do …

Fitness

9 Tips for Witnessing to Muslims

1. Pray for Them<p>Diligently ask the Holy Spirit to work in their heart. It’s not by your power or your arguments that they will be saved.<p>2. Become …

Religion

He sold his kidney to settle a family debt. His fight for payment uncovered another organ racket in India.

It was an intimidating offer, but one Sundar Singh Jatav couldn’t turn down: Sell your kidney and pull your family out of debt.<p>The 23-year-old needed the windfall, he told the Los Angeles Times. His family owed $10,000, his parents were ailing and his brothers had mental disabilities that kept them …

A Friend Told Me He Thinks About Me While Masturbating

Dave Holmes is here to help.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Potential for pain, embarrassment, and heartbreak lurks around every corner. It's hard to do it on your own, and sometimes you need a fresh perspective. Got a question about relationships, …

This Workout Class Pairing Will Transform Your Body

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden creates an easy-to-follow plan.<p>Left to my own devices in a gym, I'm clueless. I see weight machines and go, NOPE<i>.</i> That's why I love taking group fitness classes—you literally get told what to do. In the age of ClassPass and a la carte studio booking, however, I …

Dr Orgasm will see you now: is the O-Shot what women need for better sex?

Seven years ago, Dr Charles Runels’ lover surprised him at his office, demanding that he inject blood into her clitoris as a Valentine’s Day present. She hiked up her dress, hopped on to the exam table and motioned for Runels to put on his headlamp. She explained that she’d been watching him inject …

Medicine

The workout to build bigger arms

davidf / Getty<p>davidf / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they …

3 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You're Going Meat-Free

Whether you have decided to go vegetarian for the animals, the environment, to achieve weight loss, to improve your overall health, or for all of the …

Marriage: You're Doing It Wrong

When couples arrive in therapy, they've often been going around in circles of frustration and resentment and part of my job can be to remind them how to play nicely. It's odd of course because they're usually intelligent people who communicate perfectly well with everyone else. If familiarity is …

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