Heather Suppa

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5 Things to Tell Your Teenager Before it's Too Late

<b>Loving guidance lets you be heard above the din.</b><p>The "good" thing about our Internet age is also the 'bad' thing. It dissolves all boundaries to information and influence. Truth, in the information glut, has become like liquid mercury -- rolling around somewhere but hard to put your finger on.<p>The …

What Is the Most Important Factor in Treating Mental Illness? Competence

It's been nine years this week since my late husband David died by suicide. Everything about this time of year releases a cascade of emotion that is unbearable, the softening of the light, the gold and amber in the leaves, the heat during the day dissipating to cold nights. There is a vivid memory …

Why I Cheated on My Husband

Five women share what led them to stray.<p>The first question that comes to mind when a spouse cheats is: Why? A study by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, attempted to answer that question and found that the reasons behind infidelity differ greatly between the sexes. For men, it's …

Five college financing updates all students and parents should know about

Changes to how families fill out the FAFSA, along with new ways to decide what colleges are affordable, might help make the process of picking and …

6 Signs You Were Raised By A Narcissist

Once you figure this out, a whole lot of other things will start to make sense.<p>To outsiders, your dad is a larger-than-life social magnet who attracts people from all walks of life. Or your mom is the perfect woman, always looking to please and juggling everything with ease.<p>But behind closed doors, …

These Are The UNHEALTHIEST Foods On The Planet

“I’m on a health kick,” our friend Darlene said the other day over brunch. She proudly poured almond milk into her coffee, took a sip of OJ and bit …

Nutrition

7 Things to Start Being More Productive, Today

Working smarter, not harder, is the key to better results<p>When I was 17 years old, I used to work and study for about 20 hours a day. I went to …

8 Swift Judgements That Are Made When People Meet You Within Seconds

According to recent studies, people are inclined to form an impression of one another within just seven seconds of meeting them. So whether you are …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

19 Simple Daily Habits for a Happier Life

<b>“Hug harder. Laugh louder. Smile bigger. Love longer.” ~Unknown</b><p>Did you ever have it all mixed up?<p>Happiness, I mean. I once thought that a university …

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

Relationships

The secrets behind 'super-achievers' and how you can be more like them

<i>"You have the same number of hours in the day as Beyoncé."</i><p>Everyone knows someone who works full time, volunteers, runs a successful blog, and somehow …

10 Ways To Believe In Yourself Again

“Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place. Have faith in your own abilities, work hard and there is nothing you cannot accomplish.” – …

Motivation

10 Secrets of People Who Age Gracefully

Experts reveal tricks to keeping your youthful glow with each passing year.

2 Things That Lead to a Happy Life, Backed By Research

I’ve posted a number of times about two nearly-lifelong studies: the Terman Study (covered in The Longevity Project) and the Grant Study (covered in …

8 Bad Habits That Could Burn Your House Down

Your everyday routine could be putting your family at risk.<p>Fire safety is a hot-button topic (pun intended) — and rightly so. During a recent five-year study by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), U.S. fire departments responded to 1,000 home fires every day, on average. That's 42 …

20 Goals to Achieve Success in Your 20s

Being a 20-something is rough. It can mean desperately finding a job straight out of school, moving into your first apartment, doing your own taxes, …

Productivity

Sleep deprivation: Six ways being tired can damage your life

In April 1970, Frank Cole was driving home from a party to his parents' home in Melbourne when he began to feel drowsy.<p>In the chilly early hours of …

30 Things I Do Every Day That Improves The Quality Of My Life

Would you like to be happier? Many people struggle with stress on a daily basis, but simply changing a few of your daily habits can improve your …

Self-improvement

Why high-powered female bosses don't necessarily help other women succeed

However, new research suggests that pairing a low-performing woman with a high-performing female boss could potentially create bigger problems.<p>The study, conducted by Sameer B. Srivastava, Ph.D. and doctoral student Eliot Sherman at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, …

How to move through the four stages of life

Life is a bitch. Then you die. So while staring at my navel the other day, I decided that life happens in four stages. Here they are.<p>Stage One: mimicry<p>We are born helpless. We can’t walk, can’t talk, can’t feed ourselves, can’t even do our own damn taxes.<p>As children, the way we’re wired to learn is …

Self-improvement

Increase Your IQ: 5 Things You Should Be Doing Every Day

Young children develop, learn, and change daily. Adopt a 4-year-old learning style to build your intelligence at any age.<p>If you want to witness the magic of the human brain in action, play the matching game with a 4-year-old–you know, the classic game where the tiles are arranged face down and …

Networking

3 international diets that could make you healthier and live longer

The next time you’re scrolling through your favourite restaurant review app for a new eatery to try, consider which cuisine might benefit your body …

There Are Many Benefits From Eating Lobster

Lobster has had a wayward reputation as a fatty food. What we have uncovered is that lobster is a healthy food if prepared properly. The health …