Jackie Arrieta

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3 Unexpected Things Women Find Attractive in Men

For millennia, men have wondered what women find attractive in the opposite sex. Admittedly, the apparent answers have not always been flattering for …

Psychology

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

Nutrition

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Paul McCartney

A new book offers details into the rock legend's childhood, musical talent, and his complicated friendship with John Lennon.<p>It's hard to imagine, considering the hundreds of books and websites dedicated to examining the lives of John, Paul, George, and Ringo in microscopic detail, that there are …

The Five Most Important Things I've Learned About Mental Health

It's ‪#‎MentalHealthAwareness‬ month. Here are the five most important things I've learned.<p>1. We are all along a continuum of mental health from wellness to illness. Throw in enough trauma and any one of us could be suffering from anxiety or depression. A predisposition or family history of mental …

San Francisco is expensive and residents are over it

San Franciscans have had enough with the city's ever-growing costs of living.<p>One third of Bay Area residents say they are likely to leave the region in the next few years over its lack of affordability, according to a new report from the Bay Area Council.<p>A quarter of those polled identified the …

More sexual experience before marriage is actually NOT a good thing

"Practice makes perfect," or does it?<p>For most of life's circumstances, more experience means more knowledge, better skills and improved ideas or …

Faceted Classification

16 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

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 habits.<p>Following are 16 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p><i>Aaron Taube contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Time Management

The Best Hikes Near San Francisco

You don’t have to travel far for a nature fix in this town.<p>Hikes may not be the first thing to spring to mind when you think of when planning a trip …

17 Essential Skills You Must Have to Succeed

To accomplish anything requires a certain skill set--and some of those skills apply to any endeavor. Here are 17 basic skills you should have if you want to be successful.<p>Knowing how to do things, being self-reliant and confident, are key to a productive, effective, and successful life.<p>But to get …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

23 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Life

All of us want to improve our lives. We want to move forward rather than be left behind, to make progress rather than suffer defeat, and to enjoy a life filled with success rather than one littered with failure.<p>Yet the desire to improve our lives isn't something new; it's existed since the dawn of …

Albert Einstein

4 Ways to Figure Out If You're With the Right Person or Not

For men and women in the early stages of a relationship—dating, moving in, or even engaged—there’s often one lingering question in the air. Skeptical …

The Secret to a Successful Relationship

My friends finally conceded it is difficult to date me. I'm a little complex, a bit of an over-thinker, and not very conventional. I'm an acquired taste. My friends declared I needed to date my equal, and I shouldn't waste my time with someone who was inferior to me.<p>We had some interesting …

Relationships

Sleep In Light (or No) Clothes For Deeper, Better Sleep

When you go to sleep, your body starts to cool down as it settles in for some rest. The easier it is to do so, the better you’ll sleep. Help your …

Here's Proof Mental Illness Is Not Someone's Fault

Let's set the record straight, shall we?<p>You wouldn't tell someone with cancer to just "get over" their illness, so why aren't people with mental health disorders afforded the same courtesy?<p>A common plague of mental health stigma is the idea that the disorders are a fallacy that's "all in a person's …

Mental Health

Why Being Nice Doesn't Lead To Love

It sounds boring, but, the man who is marriage-minded is actually looking for a truly nice woman.<p>Nice is the woman who epitomizes kind, thoughtful and empathetic.<p>She can't say she's these things. A man is extracting information from her gestures and comments.<p>It's how she treats others in small ways …

Relationships

Chicago street artist turns pesky potholes into frozen treat mosaics

Chicago artist Jim Bachor is one of many citizens fed up with the state of city roads following the long and harsh winters of the Windy City, yet …

How Vintage Advertisements Got Depression Totally Wrong

<i>(Photo credit: Serax) Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 1967</i><p>While vintage advertising usually conjures images of "Mad Men"-era consumer campaigns -- think the iconic "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" commercial from the show's final episode -- print ads for …

5 travel experts reveal the best places they've ever visited

These are the people we count on to tell us what places are worth a trip and what places aren't, along with other essential travel tips.<p>We asked five of these experienced travelers what their favorite destinations are.<p>Here's what they said:<p>Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel: The Azores, …

Guide Books

Artist Uses Tape Instead Of Paint To Create Beautiful Street Art

Australian street artist Buff Diss avoids problems with the law by working exclusively with tape. The transient nature of his work has allowed him to …

Streetwear

1. Find A Good Location

Street photography has become incredibly popular in the mobile photography community. This genre of photography is all about narrating a compelling …

Landscape Photography

17 Things EVERY Woman Deserves in a Relationship

Including late-night tampon runs and wake-up sex<p>Sure, we’ve been told to make compromises in our relationships because no one is perfect, but that doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t hold out for excellence. Every woman deserves a partner that will love and respect her, but it’s the little things that …

reese witherspoon is trying to change red carpet culture

#askhermore<p>The Oscars may be known as Hollywood's biggest night for red carpet fashion, but with the #AskHerMore campaign, many actors are trying to move the focus away from couture gowns and beauty regimes towards something a little more substantial. To challenge typical standard interview …

Boost your libido with the good sex diet

Not only can eating an unhealthy diet make you fat, it can also send your sex drive crashing, as nutritional deficiencies wreak havoc with your …