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10 Things You Need to Cease Doing on Social Media

Everyone is on social media, which is why you are using it as a marketing strategy for your business. However, some things that you do on social …

Marketing

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

Happiness

13 Things to Understand About Your Mom by the Time You're 25

She's a human who has stresses of her own! Who'd have thunk.<p><b>1. Now that you pay rent and bills, you know that raising you was expensive.</b> Yeah, cable is a lot each month and, yeah, paying rent is killing you very slowly, but all that pales in comparison to school and doctors and any other necessary …

Eat Your Way to Health and Happiness

Pump up your mood, energy, and brainpower too with these scientifically proven superfoods

Nutrition

30 Things Every Independent Woman Should Have In Her Life

<b>1.</b> A tool kit, complete with a screwdriver, hammer, tape measurer, spare lightbulb, and a long-burning candle and matches just in case.<p><b>2.</b> A workout …

To The Girl Who Thinks She Can Be Alone Forever

You are amazing, you know that, right? You are beautiful, strong, confident, carefree, passionate, and independent, which sets you apart from the …

13 Rules for Being Alone and Being Happy About It

As you read this, I'm flying back to The U.S. from China. Alone. While I was there, I ran a marathon. Alone. I stayed in a hotel room alone (mostly). I wandered around Beijing alone. I sat down to eat at the local restaurants alone.<p>This is normal for me.<p>Sometimes, people ask, "Tyler, wouldn't you …

Happiness

17 Reasons Men And Women Choose To Stay Single

Being single gets a bad rap. Far too many people think of it as temporary pit stop on the road to being properly coupled up. But for plenty of us -- especially those who are divorced or moving on from a long-term relationship -- being single isn't just a relationship status, it's a choice we …

Relationships

10 Reasons Being Single On Valentines Day Is Actually Great (So Embrace Your Singleness)

1. You can buy yourself your own crappy drugstore chocolate!<p>You don’t have to pretend to love it when some other person gives it to you as though …

5 scientifically proven reasons it's better to be single

Hardly. These are absurd stereotypes of singledom — not the reality.<p>"[Does] getting married result in lasting improvements to mental health, physical health, or any of the other supposed goodies?" asks Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the author of …

Psychology

Men I'm Dating Think I’m a Bitch Because I’m Busy

I like to keep busy. I also like to get my hands dirty in a little bit of everything. That usually means I end up burning the candle at both ends.<p>Between work, writing, a couple of volunteer gigs and a few other extracurricular activities, my weeks are pretty jam packed. But I like it that way. For …

Relationships

17 Dating Habits Of An Extremely Independent Woman

<b>1.</b> She’s never sitting around, waiting for you to call. She’s got too much to do and too much to think about outside of her dating life.<p><b>2.</b> Rather, …

The Top 10 Things Every Midlife Woman Should Know About Dating

When my marriage ended, I wondered if I'd be spending all my free, non-kid time with my books and my cat. There have been weekends when I've done just that, but there have also been long stretches when I've dated up a storm. Dating in my 50s turned out to be much more fun than dating three decades …

Relationships

17 Reasons Living Alone in Your 20s Is Awesome

No pants, no problem.<p><b>1. You don't have to stay in your bedroom until noon in order to avoid inane small talk with some random one-night stand your roommate brought home.</b><p>Knowing that [Guest-Star Penis] is way more into "old Radiohead" than "the new stuff" is a waste of valuable brain space.<p><b>2. If he</b> …

Time Warner

These Women Swear the Secret to Happiness Is NEVER Getting Married

<b>Bella DePaulo, Ph.D., 61</b><br>The researcher, author, and blogger turned her single-lady status into a sweet career by studying and writing about other legally independent women. Though she says she's been left out at work gatherings with her colleagues, according to the <i>Christian Science Monitor</i>, Bella …

35 Timeless ‘Sex And The City’ Quotes Every Fabulous Single Woman Should Read

<b>1. “Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking your time deciding how you want your life to</b> …

7 Reasons Being Single Makes You Healthier, According To Science

By <i>Aly Walansky</i><p>Being in a relationship just to be in a relationship isn't a good enough reason, no matter how badly you need to feel "complete," or fill that facet of your life.<p>Astroglide's resident sexologist, Dr. Jess, says, "I don't believe that it's universally healthier to be single just as …

Divorce

Well, Duh: Science Says Single People Can Be Happy Alone

It might be time to delete your dating apps for good. A new survey conducted in New Zealand and reported on Eurekalert found that out of 4,000 people polled, those who didn’t actively seek out relationships because of a conflict phobia were just as happy as those who did. People who are fearful of …

Relationships

8 Qualities Every Independent Woman Should Look For In A Boyfriend

You prize your independence. You are the one who can handle your job challenges, problems with coworkers and family issues without running for help. …

Love Your Single Life: How to Be Happy Alone or in a Relationship With a Child

You’re sure I’m not the father?” Steve asked. His hand brushed against mine as we walked through a Dublin park.<p>“Yes.” I yanked my hand back. I’d been living in Ireland for the summer, and Steve and I had been on five dates. We weren’t exclusive, and the ultrasound had just confirmed the conception …

Relationships

Meet Ellie, the machine that can detect depression

Technology is an important channel to treat mental illness, but should we be worried about an age of virtual therapy when only our problems are real?<p>Ellie is on the screen, she’s welcoming and gentle with a soft encouraging voice. She asks probing questions in a non-judgmental way. Her body …

Mental Health

Top 5 Casino Hotels

Take a trip with Lady Luck to one of the most elegant casino hotels around the world. From Las Vegas to Monaco, these luxurious resorts pair exhilarating casino action with top-flight amenities and family-friendly attractions that kids and adults can enjoy. Whether you're looking for Belle Époque …

Hospitality

14 menstruation facts you should definitely know

We give periods many names like "Aunt Flo," "time of the month," "crimson wave" or a number of other weird euphemisms that only serve to mystify and …

The Stroke Risk Factors All Women Should Know

Strokes aren’t just an old-person problem—and not recognizing seemingly-innocent symptoms (such as neck pain) may put you in danger<p>It was 4 a.m. on …

Getting Pregnant Checklist

<b>Getting pregnant</b><br>[ ] Kick the pill (or any type of birth control)<br>[ ] Read up on conception and ovulation basics<br>[ ] Figure out when you’re ovulating<br>[ ] …

Pregnancy

Could Products You Use Every Day Up Your Risk of Miscarriage?

A new study suggests a link between miscarriage and exposure to phthalates, found in common everyday products and household items.<p>Some of us who are natural skeptics become even more so during pregnancy, when we scrutinize everything doubly for health and safety when it comes to our bodies and our …

5 Unexpected Symptoms Women Shouldn't Ignore

Women's Health

13 ovarian cancer warning signs you should never ignore

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year, and although it’s rare, it’s also the deadliest of all female reproductive cancers.<p>Unlike breast, uterine, and cervical cancers which have screenings and can be detected early, only about …

Cancer

How Age Differences Between Siblings Can Affect Autism Risk

Autism is a complex brain development disorder that involves a combination of genetic and environmental factors, and researchers continue to search …

Autism