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‘Romantic realism’: the seven rules to help you avoid divorce

The new year is peak time for breakups. But the emotional skills that help a relationship endure can be learned<p>We expect love to be the source of our greatest joys. But, in practice, it is one of the most reliable routes to misery. Few forms of suffering are ever as intense as those we experience …

A letter to my daughters: How to choose a life partner

To my two young daughters:<p>One day that will come all too soon, your father and I will have to reconcile with the fact that you're going to date and, …

If You Want to Have a Divorce-Proof Marriage, Do THESE 7 Things

All marriages begin with great happiness, joy, and hope. When we say <i>"I do,"</i> we expect that our relationship will last forever. No one goes into a marriage thinking, <i>"We'll be in love for a while, then break up and start all over again with someone else."</i><p>But that’s the reality for most of us. …

Relationships

What to Do After a Breakup to End Painful Relationship Patterns

<b>“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.” ~Unknown</b><p>After my kids grew up and I moved to the city from the suburbs, I …

Relationships

This Is Why Finding 'The One' Feels Harder Than Ever Before

We now know what happens in the brain when you first meet someone new.<p>Two small factories that lie behind your forehead leap into action.<p>One brain region tries to decide if this person is physically attractive enough to be an acceptable partner in your bed.<p>The second brain region tries to establish …

10 Effective Communication Habits of the Most Successful People

It's not rocket science, but like all good habits, it takes hard work to communicate at this level.<p>Being able to communicate effectively, I believe, is one of the best life skills you can develop. Think about it, colleagues who can masterfully communicate their thoughts, feelings, ideas, concerns …

Self-help

13 Challenges and Opportunities in Long-Distance Love

Tempted to begin a long-distance relationship? Awareness of unique challenges and opportunities can help you decide what you may be getting into.

12 Utterly Quaint Places You Must Visit In Southern England

England is an incredibly beautiful country… although we’ve got some pretty incredible cities (here’s looking at you, London) there are a whole heap …

Travel

How to get over a breakup, according to science

There are few universal truths on which we, as humans, can agree upon: The USB cable is always upside down on the first try, everyone poops, and …

Relationships

Flights to Europe Could Drop as Low as $69 Next Year

No, that's not a typo.<p>Still debating that trip to Europe? If money's the only object to your travels, your vacation could come sooner than you think.<p>Budget carrier Norwegian Air is hoping to offer transatlantic tickets for $69 as early as next year.<p>Granted, these are one-way, and the price doesn't …

Burberry Christmas advert: Lily James and Twitter want a full movie based on 'The Tale of Thomas Burberry'

November has only just begun and already the Christmas floodgates have opened, with shops across the country now filled with festive …

The 13 Scariest Books You’ll Ever Read

These’ll make you scream<p>When people talk about scary pop culture, it’s usually cinematic gore fests or televised bloodbaths which have a prominent place in the conversation. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of frights to be found on a screen near you (I mean, did you <i>see</i> any of the presidential …

Honey-Roasted Chickpeas Make the Perfect Sweet (Protein) Treat - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat silicone mat.<p>Drain and rinse the chickpeas in a colander. Place them on a …

15 Habits That Are Costing You Happiness

<b>1. Comparing yourself to others.</b><p>Comparison has been called the thief of joy and for good reason -- every minute you spend wishing you were someone else is a minute of your own life wasted. Comparing yourself to others also misses the whole point of your life -- to be you, a once-in-humankind blend …

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

Public Speaking

Too edgy for Berlin? Go here instead: Europe’s coolest cities

The post Too edgy for Berlin? Go here instead: Europe’s coolest cities appeared first on http://thebesttravelplaces.comIt’s hard avoiding the …

Europe

20 Quotes On Happiness That Will Impact The Way You Think

Sometimes we need a little push and reminder that things are not so bad in our lives, and we have the ability to make ourselves happy. We control our mood and our outlook, and sometimes we just need a little extra help to be content and happy. Here is the ultimate list of happiness quotes that can …

Sick of Avocado Toast? Try These 10 Avocado Recipes Instead

We love avocado (and it’s not just a summer crush). But smearing it on toast day in and day out, year-round — even if it’s a fancy avocado toast recipe — can definitely lead to some… well, boredom in the relationship. It happens! But if you’re not quite ready to move on to, say, sweet potato toast, …

Healthy Eating

6 Things A Woman Who Is Difficult To Love Can Learn From Her Relationships

Relationships in general are difficult. Although everything about them is exciting, adventurous, daring, etc., they still take a ton of work. It’s …

Relationships

7 Ways to Create Spectacular Change in Your Life Immediately

See how to zap yourself into action and creative massive life changes immediately.<p>We often have huge aspirational goals that feel completely out of reach. Even if your ambitions feel a zillion miles away, though, there's good news.<p>It's often small changes you can make in your life today that will …

6 Ways To Be A Fabulous Partner

If you're aching finally to find love in the new year, forget about dating advice.<p>And if you want to improve your relationship, we have some surprising advice: forget about trying to make your relationship better!<p>Complaining that there are no good people out there or that your partner needs to …

29 Habits You Need to Break Before Turning 30

Most of us spend our 20s figuring sh*t out: our careers, our relationships, ourselves. And we're going to make plenty of mistakes along the way.<p>That's more than OK--no one's perfect. Plus, mistakes build character. As someone recently told me, "Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn."<p>But as I …

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

Take the Grand Tour of Chiang Mai, Thailand — a.k.a. the Best City in Asia

In 2016, <i>Travel + Leisure</i> readers voted Chiang Mai the No. 1 best city in Asia. It’s the rising star of Thailand, beloved for its striking temples and …

The 7 Habits of Highly Emotionally Healthy People

Source: goodluz/Shutterstock<p>Most of us pay close attention to our health and treat threats to our physical well-being as soon as they occur. We dress …

Self-help

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Sometimes the wise words of others can brighten your day, and make you really happy.<p>Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 …

Happiness

4 Powerful Ways To Awaken Your Life's Purpose

Nietzsche said, "He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how."<p>If you're feeling tired, burned out, or just stuck, awakening your sense of "why" can be a powerful way to build resilience and thrive. A strong sense of purpose is the everyday awareness and conscious acknowledgment that you …

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Falling In Love And Staying In Love

Just watched a TEDx presentation ( September 15th 2015 with Mandy Len Catron) called: Falling in Love Is The Easy Part.<p>The speaker reported that she ran an experiment where two people who did not know each other before, asked each other 36 questions which become more and more intimate as they …

First trailer for Ron Howard's Beatles documentary has amazing exclusive footage

The Beatles perform in November 1963. Getty Images<p>With his upcoming authorized documentary, Ron Howard is looking to tell the story that fans don't know about The Beatles.<p>The first trailer and poster for the feature-length doc "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years" were released …

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