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9 Megalomaniacal Facts About Narcissism

You hear the term <i>narcissist</i> tossed out frequently, but is that date who’s more interested in hearing himself talk really a narcissist or just a jerk? …

Fighting Depression? Neuroscience Says This May Reduce Symptoms by 40 Percent (in Just 8 Weeks)

Anyone can do it, and it doesn't involve prescription medication.<p>Depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States. It affects over 15 million adults annually, or 6-7 percent of the entire adult population. It is so common, in fact, that nearly everyone has either …

A new theory promises to unlock your body’s full potential—and is actually scientifically sound

Today tens of thousands of people are discovering that the environment contains hidden tools for hacking the nervous system. But no matter what they might be able to accomplish, they’re not superhuman—the fortitude they find comes from within the body itself. When they forego a few creature …

Humanity

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Anxiety Disorder

I tried to figure out why I've been able to be creative and productive, even in my darkest times.<p>There is a certain kind of bro who is always wearing a fedora, even if he isn't wearing a fedora. I can smell a fedora-bro from 10,000 miles away. I can detect him via email, internet comment, or even a …

This Is the Easiest Way to Diffuse an Argument, According to Psychologists

It's when we're in the middle of an argument that we're least likely to turn to problem-solving strategies—seeking compromise, taking the other …

The fiery partnership between two great psychologists can help explain why some relationships fall apart

They say that opposites attract. But we all know opposites can also repel. They both complement and combust—and this tension is at the center of Michael Lewis’s new book, <i>The Undoing Project</i>.<p><i>The Undoing Project</i> offers a keen-eyed look at the complex partnership between the great psychologists Daniel …

Critical Thinking

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

health

Health

Ten Steps to Help Students Be More Mindful

Yesterday, I blogged about the damages of multi-tasking. As a multi-tasking addict, I have become a convert to mono-tasking—concentrating on one …

Mindfulness

Three Mindfulness Exercises To Reduce Anxiety

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

Mindfulness

This Is What Dating Is Like For Women Who Are Sensitive AF

Being sensitive isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It has its positives and negatives just like everything else, but at the end of the day, we’d rather …

How To Make Random Hookups So Much More Satisfying

Sex is wonderful when you're in love (or at least, it should be). But it can also be excellent with a random hookup. That's not to say every person …

4 Bad Money Habits That Will Destroy Your Relationship

How many of these mistakes are you making?<p>Money is among the top ten reasons for divorce, experts say. But it's not the lack of money that's the problem, it's the lack of agreement about how to deal with it. Financial incompatibility is more likely to sink a marriage than sexual infidelity. So …

How Well Do You Love Yourself?

ffoto29/Shutterstock.com<p>Get to know and love your authentic self.<p>Few of us will forget our adolescent years. The emotional meltdowns, the deep …

The Type Of Abusive Relationship You Might Not Know About

When you hear the word “abuse,” you might think of physical violence. But relationships can be abusive in other ways, too. The hashtag …

Signs You're Arguing With A Psychopath

Psychopaths make up one percent of the general population and, contrary to popular belief, most of them aren’t serial killers.<p>They’re manipulative …

Psychology

40 Deep Questions To Ask If You Really Want To Get To Know Someone

<b>1.</b> What’s your philosophy in life?<p><b>2.</b> What’s the one thing you would like to change about yourself?<p><b>3.</b> Are you religious or spiritual?<p><b>4.</b> Do you …

Gas Lighting – Something, everyone should know about. Are you a Victim Too ?

For almost my entire life, I felt as though I couldn’t trust my own memory.<p>If something happened that upset me, hurt me, or angered me, my reaction …

8 Challenges Unique to the Empathetic People

We all have gifts, some more than others, and empathy is one of them. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines empathy as the ability to understand and …

How to watch NASA's $1 billion do-or-die mission to Jupiter today

On Monday, NASA's uncrewed Juno spacecraft will end its journey of nearly five years through space and begin a mission to study the planet Jupiter like never before.<p>But first, the spacecraft must lock on to Jupiter in what's called a polar orbit.<p>This is the most dangerous part of the entire Juno …

Astronomy

10 Timeless Habits That Will Change Your Life Right Now

Use these as a template for living an awesome life. The first step is to get intentional about one of them. Then the rest will follow.<p>I've had many low points in life, the lowest stemming from a divorce that led to months of recovery from depression and anxiety.<p>It was also the best thing that ever …

Everything You Need To Know About Parenting In 14 Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali wasn't just a peerless boxer with historic fights against Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, and George Foreman. He also wasn't just the first world famous athlete who forced a nation to reckon with his political and spiritual beliefs. Ali was a father to 9, and he was as loving outside the …

Your Kids Will Rejoice When You Make This Sand Castle Cake For Them

An edible castle!<p>2 boxes yellow cake mix, prepared according to box<p>2 12 oz tubs buttercream frosting<p>1 cup graham cracker crumbs<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>5 cake cones<p>5 sugar cones<p>Divide the cake batter into one 9x9 pan and one 9x13 pan. Bake according to directions. Cut the 9x13 cake into one large and one …

16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

5 Really Good Reasons To Take A Personality Test

Type A. Highly sensitive. Extrovert. Dog person.<p>There are many personality measures, and each one offers its own unique insight into what makes you tick. But aside from being a pleasant 20-minute distraction in the middle of the workday, there are real benefits to taking assessments like the …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

20 Sentences People with Depression Hate Hearing the Most

Robert Locke<p>Freelance writer Read full profile<p>Why are people so unsympathetic when their friends or loved ones suffer from depression? The main …

Depression

My Mini-Guide to Happiness

Smile. Breathe. Hakuna Matata. We have all probably heard enough from people telling us to calm down, stay positive, and to keep moving. But, that is alright, because we often forget half the positive advice we hear anyway when we are drowning in our own pool of self-doubt.<p>Over the past few years, …

Happiness