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Self-Affirmation Could Boost Problem-Solving Skills When You're Stressed: Study

Reminding yourself of your own strengths and values could help boost your problem-solving skills when you're under duress, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, included 73 college students who reported high levels of stress over the course of a month. Then, …

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Step Is A Journaling App That Helps You Make Sense Of Your Life

There are already plenty of journaling apps out there, but Step Journal stands out as a personal data aggregator that records and helps you make sense of your life’s minutiae.<p>As a big fan of using my iPhone to journal, I often check apps like TimeHop or Momento to see how my life has changed over …

How to Immediately Become a More Productive (and Better) Writer - Copyblogger

You want to become a better writer.<p>I know this because you’re reading Copyblogger.<p>I also know that you <i>fear</i> becoming a better writer.<p><i>This</i> I know …

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How to Be Confident, Even When You're Not | Inc.com

New challenges and opportunities can be exciting, but they can also test your self-esteem. Whether you are launching a new business, stepping into a bigger management role or even representing a new product, you likely lack the day-in-day-out experience that makes you knowledgeable and relaxed for …

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You Do Not Have to Suffer

Most people suffer much of the time. Ask yourself, right now: Don't you feel some level of anxiety, anger, upset, or grief on an average day? Suffering is so common that it seems like part of being human.<p>And yet, there is a simple way to stop most suffering. I'm not talking about stopping events …

Study: People Can Be Trained in Compassion

Equipped with a meditation room for scientific research and a brain-imaging lab, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined, for the …

Letter To Working Mothers: Stop Feeling So Guilty

Dear Working Mother,<p>You are doing a great job. And your kids will turn out just fine despite the hours you spend away from them. Truly.<p>Of course you probably don’t always feel that way yourself. If you are like most working moms I know, you may feel like you’re forever coming up short when it comes …

7 Exceptionally Easy Ways to Make Someone's Day

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

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Innate worriers are more vulnerable to impacts of sleep loss, find UC Berkeley neuroscientists

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Use Actionable Verbs for a Better To-Do List

To-do lists are action plans, but all too often we try to define those actions using wimpy, meaningless verbs. For a to-do list you can get some …

3 Powerful Reminders For When You Feel Stuck In Life

1. You don’t need to know where you are going to get somewhere great.<p>A car’s headlights can illuminate only the area immediately in front of it, yet …

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

7 Life-Affirming Things Grateful People Do

Gratitude has been linked to stress reduction, increased happiness, and better physical and emotional health. Here are some ways to reap those benefits.<p>Dr. Laura Gambrel, professor of psychology at La Salle University, recommends keeping a journal specifically for gratitude, in which you write …

Happiness

What Balance Really Is

I pace the halls of this middle place, so ready to dismantle the graffiti tree but lacking the enthusiasm to act. I think about crayon hearts …

30 Life Truths for Kids.

<i>(today I’m sharing life truths that I share with my children.)</i><p><b>1. You are always loved.</b><br>This. My love for you is not conditional. Remember we live in a …

Happiness

13 Mom Truths

<i>1. Your house is not a reflection of your parenting skills.</i> You know what I’m talking about. It’s 2:28 in the afternoon and there’s a knock on your …

Parenting

17 Things Boys Need from their Moms

Children need many things from their parents. They need stability, protection, nurturing, and love. They also need other things, different things …

Connecting with your Child When You're Feeling Angry

We talk a lot about connecting with our little ones through creating, but really, we are connecting with our little ones many times throughout the …

Ten Ways to Spend Time with Your Kids

February is the month of love. There are so many ways to show your kids that you love them: kisses, food, helping them with homework, and of course …

Connecting After School: The Questions You Should Be Asking

Shares 21<p><b>“How was your day?”</b> <b><br>“Good.”</b> <b><br>“Did you do anything fun?”</b> <b><br>“Ummmm… I don’t remember.”</b><p>Sound familiar? Talking to kids after school can often get you …

12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.<p>When you become a parent, you earn a medical merit badge of sorts. Whether you're sopping up a goopy nose or extracting a dangling-by-a-thread baby tooth, eventually few things faze you. But sometimes it's tough to tell …

5 Things I Didn't Know About My Mom Until I Had My Daughter

Like most 4-year-olds do with their moms, my daughter hands me trash all day long -- snack wrappers, used napkins, markers that don't work. She also gives me her doll when she is ready to ride her scooter, her sweatshirt when she gets too hot and the leaf she <i>had</i> to pick up, but can't hold onto. I …

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6 Simple Ways to Parent More Effectively

<b>1. Stop Talking</b> This one comes from Adele Faber's classic, <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk.</i> When your kid is upset or comes to you for comfort, follow this simple template: a) listen, b) nod your head, occasionally saying "Mmm," and c) repeat back what you've heard. For …

Happy Family Habit #8: Get Your Kids to Talk with a Chatting Spot

<i>We’re back with another Happy Family Habit today and it’s a really good one. Kristin has a lot of really useful tips not only on the when and where</i> …