Jacob Jeffery

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Three Horrendously Awkward Stories About Failed Marriage Proposals

Ever wanted to know what it feels like to turn down a marriage proposal, or to have your proposal turned down? We asked these three people to explain.<p>There can't be many things more mortifying than having your marriage proposal rejected. Look up "failed marriage proposal" on YouTube and there are …

Beauty

It's gonna get sappy up in here.<p>Author:<p>December 30, 2016<p>Here's your place to come talk about hair, makeup, nails, skincare whatever/whenever you feel …

8 Best Ab Exercises That Aren’t Crunches

We always see that when it comes to ab training most guys and girls keep doing crunches over and over again with the only variety being when they use …

Workouts

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

The trouble with people who lived in the past | David Mitchell

If the campaign against Oxford’s statue of Cecil Rhodes were successful, how many other morally dubious forebears would need expunging from memory?<p>Last week’s “imperial tour of racist Oxford”, organised by the “Rhodes Must Fall” campaign, obviously went extremely well. Did you see the pictures? …

How Setting Expectations Early Can Make for Happier, Longer Lasting Relationships

Shares 1K<p><i>Contrary to what most people will tell you, great relationships don’t just “grow naturally.” They require communication.</i><p>—<p>Think about this …

Why I'm Not Ashamed To Say I Go To Therapy

My sophomore year of high school, I had a lot of "appointments." I'd rotate on what I told my friends they were for: dentist, doctor, orthodontist. …

Mental Health

Thunder may have traded James Harden in part because of his partying

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s decision to trade James Harden after their trip to the NBA Finals in 2012 remains one of the most significant in recent …

Getting Past the "Shotgun" Approach to Treating Mental Illness

Alexia had been in-and-out of intensive psychiatric therapy for nearly two decades by the time we met. She suffered from bipolar disorder, which …

At Our House, Swearing Is Not a Big F*ckng Deal

For the third time in a month, my daughter's fourth grade teacher has written on the class website about students' unruly behavior and inappropriate language. It seems the children are so preoccupied with an abundance of newly discovered curse words that they aren't sitting still, paying attention …

8 Ways to Improve Your Relationship

You’ve heard the sayings: relationships aren’t easy and marriage is a work in progress. Many are quick to warn about the trials a romance can face …

This Habit Is the Number One Predictor of Divorce

Here's how to stop it.<p>John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at the Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people—and how to fix …

Jury: Polygamous Mormon Towns in Arizona and Utah Discriminated Against Nonbelievers

A jury has ruled that the town governments of Hildale, Utah, and Colorado City, Arizona violated federal law, discriminating against citizens who …

People with anxiety may be hard-wired to see world differently

(Reuters Health) - People with anxiety may not be able to distinguish between neutral and threatening stimuli as well as individuals without anxiety, a small study suggests.<p>Researchers designed a sound experiment to explore the brain’s plasticity, or its ability to change and respond to new …

This Is How the Pokémon Craze Started 20 Years Ago

On Feb. 27, 1996, a trio of quirky creatures crept out of Japanese designer Satoshi Tajiri’s head and onto Nintendo’s crazy popular Game Boy: …

How Friendship Can Turn Into Romance

Someone new has caught your attention—and seems to be flirting with you. Are those quick smiles a signal of interest, or is all of this friendly …

Relationships

What Is a Happy Marriage?

In a recent NYTimes op-ed David Brooks tackles the tricky topic of married life. In "The Three Views of Marriage" he contemplates why most married people are unhappier today than in the past. His premise is interesting but he proposes a theory of a "moral" marriage that is contrary to our …

These rare old Mormon educational videos are weird and amazing

Like all religious institutions, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (better known as the Mormon Church) produces educational film …

New Alexandria high school rethinks the classroom

In Alexandria, there's a new high school template — moving walls, no desks, and a new way to teach.<p>ALEXANDRIA, Minn. - Students in a psychology class …

High School

We Need The Liberal Arts More Than Ever In Today's Digital World, Fareed Zakaria Says

A liberal arts education is the best preparation for many careers, especially in the U.S., given today's global technology-driven economy, CNN host Fareed Zakaria says.<p>"The future of a country like the U.S. rests on our ability to master how technology interacts with how humans live, work and …

Humanities

Christian America is an invention: Big business, right-wing politics and the religious lie that still divides us

<b>(AP/Reuters/Joe Skipper/Jason Reed/Rich Pedroncelli/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The idea of “one nation under God” is a modern one — and does not date back to the Founding Fathers<p>Kevin M. Kruse<p>April 19, 2015 4:29pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian …