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The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Entrepreneurship

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

5 commandments for dating a foreigner

1. Communicate.<p>As in all relationships, communication is key. However it becomes infinitely more important in a cross-cultural relationship.<p>If your …

Relationships

9 Ways You Unwittingly Make Your Relationships Stronger (According to Science)

When it comes to trust, it's human nature to point to all the ways it gets broken. But what about the things you're already doing right to build trust in your relationships?<p>Your trustworthiness is the most worthwhile skill you can develop. According to Harvard Business Review's 10-year leadership …

Leadership

'How Can I Help My Husband Develop Emotional Intelligence?'

Reader Likes a Project writes,<p>Just watched your live video regarding a husband with low sex drive. I was hoping for some help with how do I support my (future) husband with connecting with himself. He has a very hard time identifying his feelings, communicating his ideas, and I suspect he has some …

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Making Your Long Distance Relationship Last

Shares 0<p>Relationships can be tricky to maintain under the best of circumstances. Long distance relationships, on the other hand, are even harder. …

Anxiety and Relationships: How to Stop it Stealing the Magic | Euforia Talking Sex

Top up the emotional resources.<p>You’re probably super sensitive to the needs of others and give openly and abundantly to your relationship. Sometimes …

9 ingenious kitchen tricks to save you a lot of money

These days, saving money at home doesn’t have to mean eating cup noodles and cutting coupons for the local market. There are plenty of neat tricks …

Successful power couples that stay together have 8 things in common

From Google cofounder Sergey Brin's split from 23andMe founder Anne Wojcicki to SpaceX founder Elon Musk's second divorce from actress Talulah Riley, the separation of several high-powered couples could signal that extreme career success comes at the expense of relationship success.<p>But relationship …

Google’s Chrome Browser Will Block Flash From September

Mozilla announced a while back that their Firefox Browser would block flash and now Google has announced that their Chrome Browser will also block …

The Happiest Couples Do These 7 Things Every Day

Every couple is different. While your perfect date night out might be a raucous night on the town, that could be another Netflix-loving couple's nightmare. But no matter your personal tastes and past times, our experts say that the happiest couples do these things every day.<p><b>1. They have leaving and</b> …

23 DIY Wedding Lessons From People Who've Already Done It

Spray paint is your BFF.<p>Here are their brilliant responses:<p>"The biggest thing I learned is to price out the cost of DIY down to the last cent vs. how much it is to just purchase the item outright. In the end, sometimes it is cheaper to just buy it." —melindam3<p>"Our mistake was thinking we didn't …

This Is What Actually Happens to Your Body When You Don't Get Enough Sleep

Sleep deprivation messes with you from head to toe—and a third of the population is losing a lot of zzz's.<p>There's no question that sleep deprivation is an American epidemic, with a third of the country getting less shut-eye than the recommended 7 to 9 hours per night, according to recent research …

Immune System

10 Things to Remember When You’ve Lost Your Motivation

<i>The biggest and most complex obstacle you’ll ever have to overcome is your mind. If you can overcome that, you can overcome anything.</i>Have you ever …

8 Home Improvement Ideas to Revive the Beauty of Your House

Credit<p>Everybody would make their home the most beautiful home in the world if they could. Unfortunately, people don't always have enough money to remodel their homes every once in a while. They are often delaying the idea of renovating their home for a long time. Sometimes they are just not able to …

17 IKEA Hacks That Will *Totally* Revamp Your Kitchen

When it comes to upgrading your kitchen into the cooking space you’ve always wanted, a few IKEA hacks here and there can get the job done in no time. Considering how popular some of these IKEA items are, don’t be surprised if you own more than one of these already (which means these DIYs will save …

Hacking

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

5 Ways to Break Bad Habits That Harm You (And Replace Them With Good Ones)

From biting our nails to eating junk food, we all have bad habits. Some of us have figured out how to break bad habits, while others continue to …

5 Ways to Stop Feeling Insecure in Your Relationships

When I was younger I often felt inadequate and “not good enough” to be friends, lovers, or business partners with certain people. Sometimes I simply …

7 Things That Can Make Or Break Your Relationship

Trying to make a lasting romance with your soulmate is a wonderful thing to work toward. To do it, you will need to know about certain things that …

Positive Thinking

Why Friendships Are Crucial to a Healthy Marriage

You have probably seen this happen before, or perhaps it has happened to you: you get into a relationship with someone, fall in love, get engaged, start planning your wedding, and realize that, somewhere along the way, your friendships are changing (or maybe even disappearing).<p>Certainly, we've all …

5 strategies that will help you figure out your most unique and valuable skills

How do I find the work only I can do? The work I am uniquely talented at, enjoy, and is rewarded by the marketplace?<p>I've spent more than a few hundreds of dollars on tests and quizzes and whiled away more than a few hundred hours working out the best way to answer that question.<p>To the extent I've …

Marc Andreessen

11 Things Your Long-Distance Boyfriend Wants You to Know

No. 11 is very, very real.<p><b>1. He misses you more than he wants to admit .</b> He might not be sappy or explicitly emotional, but this is hard on him, too.<p><b>2. Whenever he visits, it doesn't have to be "perfect."</b> He just wants to be able to see you, and that's enough. Don't worry about planning a ton of …

9 Rules Happy Couples Follow When They Fight

Love is a battlefield—even when it's blissful.<p>Chances are, even the most "perfect" couples you know have had their fair share of ugly spats. <b></b>“The road to intimacy is paved with ruptures and repairs,” says Dr. Wendy Walsh, Ph.D. and author of <i>The 30-Day Love Detox</i>. When it comes to relationships, …

Walsh

9 Love Experts Share Their #1 Piece of Dating Advice

There’s still time to find love in 2016.

Relationships

16 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

You're sabotaging yourself by checking email throughout the day.<p>Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad …

10 Hard Truths About Marriage

A close friend got married last week, and in the build-up to her wedding I compiled a few hard truths from the trenches. I'd rank them in the "easy …