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How to Stay Emotionally Healthy in Tough Times, According to Experts

An entrepreneur's life is full of ups and downs, it is important to not let disappointment set you off course.<p>Our mind is our most valuable resource, yet we take very little time to take care of it. Everyone understands the importance of being healthy, yet many of us prioritize our physical health …

toughtimes

Diana Henry: How to cook perfect steak

Mine is a steak-eating family. My mum thought it was one of the healthiest things you could consume – all that iron – and the best ‘husband food’ available.<p>Memories of family holidays now make me wince when I think that all four children often ordered steak in restaurants. My father would sometimes …

14 Typical Types Of Workers In An Office (Which One Are You?)

It takes all kinds, doesn’t it? If you work in an office, then you know the workplace can be a zoo of personalities. The commotion of the work …

3 Tricks to Transform Stress Into Productivity

The perfect dose of stress can boost performance. Here's how to get it.<p>Stress is bad, right?<p>Actually, no. Despite all the dire warnings you've heard, not all stress is bad for your health or your productivity. In fact, a little stress can boost performance. And science shows that how you think …

Self-help

Fergie releases M.I.L.F. Money video

Fergie has finally dropped her much-anticipated “M.I.L.F. $” video.<p>Released Friday, the star-studded visual features celebrity “MILFs” Kim …

Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

One cliché we’ve all heard is that past behavior predicts future behavior. That may or may not be psychologically sound, but it is the theory behind …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

8 Small Things People Use to Judge Your Personality

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their behavior.<p>While we tend to think that our judgments are based on the content of …

Psychology

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

Should Kids Get Screened for Anxiety in School?

The Child Mind Institute is on a mission to make school mental health screenings as standard as eye exams.<p>"Do you think he'll be anxious?" my husband said to me recently as we watched our toddler scale the couch, hug the cat, and then spin around and around on the living room floor until he fell on …

Mental Health

What Nobody Tells You About Sexless Marriage

I joke (but is it a joke?) that my sex-and-relationships writing consists of long variations on two short tenets.<p>1. No, you're not weird, and you're …

3 ways thinking like an athlete can decrease anxiety

It’s your big moment: You have an important presentation to make. You’re getting ready for a big date. You have a critical parenting decision to make. You need to be at your best, and you’re hoping your best abilities—and judgment—will be there. There’s nothing wrong with hoping to do well. But …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

The Dirty Secret Behind America's Addiction to Painkillers

A new investigation shows Oxycontin doesn't last nearly as long as advertised for many patients.<p>When America saw the first signs of an opioid addiction epidemic in the mid 1990s, one major mystery began to fester. Pharmacology research has long suggested that drugs that take effect slowly and last …

7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word

What you're unintentionally telling people about yourself might shock you.<p>I shared an infographic recently that has really had me thinking about the impressions we make on others. Have you ever gotten the cold shoulder and wondered might you might have done to deserve it? Or been passed over for …

Body Language

Anxiety: 7 Subtle Signs That Someone Is Suffering

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Narcissists and Psychopaths Love to Stay Friends with Their Exes

A new study found that many people who befriend their former lovers are narcissists and psychopaths. We spoke with an expert to understand why your troubled ex-boyfriend has been sliding into your DMs.<p>For anyone who has ever wondered what kind of psychopath stays friends with their ex, a new study …

Relationships

The Weird Way Social Media Is Messing With Your Brain

You may know the eye cream she uses before bed and her favorite poolside cocktail. But following someone's social-media feeds doesn't mean you know her. How hanging out on the Internet is messing with our relationships—not to mention our minds.<p>On a balmy summer evening in San Francisco, Bridget and …

What Sigmund Freud Got Wrong About Psychology (And Your Mother)

Sigmund Freud had a lot to say about the human mind. How much of it holds up today?<p>Sigmund Freud at his desk in London, 1938. Imagno/Getty Images<p><b>IN</b> …

I have anxiety disorder — here's how it affects my daily life

<b>This is one writer’s story about her anxiety. We recognize that not everyone with anxiety has the same experience.</b><p>I’ve dealt with anxiety disorder …

6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Holistic Medicine

Questions: Did Prince's call for help get right response?

CHICAGO (AP) — Dramatic details emerging about how a California doctor reacted to a desperate call for help from Prince's staff a day before the musician was found dead have drawn criticism from experts in addiction medicine.<p>Prince's representatives contacted Dr. Howard Kornfeld of California on …

Medicine

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 …

Give Your Slow Cooker Some Love With This Mississippi Roast Recipe

Uh-huh, honeyyyyy.<p>Servings: 6 to 8<p>1 boneless chuck roast (3 to 4 lbs.)<p>1/4 cup flour<p>Salt & pepper to taste<p>3 Tbsp. canola oil<p>4 Tbsp. butter<p>10 pepperoncini<p>2 Tbsp. mayonnaise<p>2 tsp apple cider vinegar<p>1/4 tsp dried dill<p>1/8 tsp paprika<p>Fresh parsley for garnish<p>1. Dredge the chuck roast in flour, salt, and …

Our Ramen Steak Skillet Is The Ultimate Upgrade for Top Ramen

Ramen noodles have never looked so hot.<p>I was totally the cliché college freshman in that I LOVED Top Ramen. Whether I was feeling broke on a …

Bedtime Rituals With Your Spouse You Need That Have Nothing to Do With Sex

Climbing into bed may signal to you that it's time to have sex. But our experts say there are a few other things you should work into your bedtime routine that will bond you even more.<p><b>1. End your day with gratitude.</b><p>If you worry you don't say thank you enough in your relationship, this ritual is for …

Here's What It's Actually Like To Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I'm not crazy. Something in my head just works different than yours."<p><b>"It became clear that this wasn't the case.</b> I started a new medication regimen a few months ago and my mood has been stable since then. There are still difficulties, but I try to take them in stride."

17 Make-Ahead BBQ Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Figuring out what to bring to your first barbecue of the season can be a major source of concern. The key to keeping your cool under pressure is making a dish that can be prepared in advance. Whether you’re thinking summer crock pot recipes or cold salads that taste better the next day, giving …

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …