Jennifer Thomas

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I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Demi Lovato Says Her Sexy Kiss With Kehlani ‘Wasn’t Planned’: ‘It Was Perfect’

Demi Lovato has no regrets when it comes to her steamy kiss with her opening act Kehlani!<p>Earlier this week, the pair locked lips on stage at Lovato’s …

Freshly Unearthed Baby T. Rex Skull Is a "1 in 100 Million" Discovery

But not everyone agrees it's a T. rex.<p>When we think of the <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, the first thing we usually think of is a massive, fearsome predator. But …

Are Your Discipline Strategies Teaching These Essential Life Skills?

Discipline shouldn't be about punishing kids for misbehavior. Instead, discipline should be about teaching kids the life skills they need to become …

Emotional Intelligence

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8 Fatal Mistakes Women Make with Men

Women and men are not built the same way. Everybody should know this by now. There is a way a woman would want to be treated and there is a certain …

Fairy Tales

The scientific reason why people use pet names for their partners

You swore you’d never do it.<p>“Baby,” “honey,” “sweetie.” No, hearing other couples call each other such names used to make you shudder.<p>But then you …

8 Signs He REALLY Loves You

If you’ve ever asked yourself, <b>“Does he really love me?”</b> or “<b>How much does he love me?”</b> then this could provide some perspective (and hopefully, some …

Relationships

Look out for these early warning signs that you're dating a narcissist

Dr. Craig Malkin, a clinical psychologist and the author of "Rethinking Narcissism" reveals the common traits of narcissists when dating. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Craig Malkin:</b> Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Malkin. I'm a clinical psychologist, author, and lecturer for Harvard Medical School.<p>Some …

The five phases of a relationship

A survey has revealed the five stages most relationships go through - and what each one entails.<p>Dating site eHarmony conducted a survey on over 1,000 …

20 Amazing Foods You Should Eat if You’re Trying to Lose Weight

Wouldn’t it be great if life came with a magic remote control that made the bad parts speed up and the good parts slow down? You could hit FF at the …

3 bad mistakes even the best parents make

There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them.<p>Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting practices, nor are they generally much inclined to introspection and self-criticism.<p>But just because …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

5 Toxic Beauty Ingredients You Should Never Use If You're Trying to Get Pregnant

Hormones aren't just here to make us crazy — they play an important role in making sure our body functions properly, especially when it comes to …

Beware of toxic mold secretly growing in your child’s toys

Revolting footage shows how potentially harmful black mold can infest and lurk inside children’s rubber toys.<p>YouTuber Viva Frei decided to slash open …

Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

According to a 2010 American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America Survey, almost a third of children studied reported that in the last …

5 Breast Milk Facts That Prove The Human Body Is Amazing

Breast milk seems like a pretty simple substance. It comes out when we have babies, helps them grow, and is extremely annoying to transport on …

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt. A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Smartphone use has radical impact on mental health of teens, claims San Diego SU psych professor

San Diego State University professor of psychology and author Jean Twenge has claimed that smartphone usage is having a radical impact on both the behavior and mental health of U.S. teenagers.<p>The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of …

Mental Health

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

20 Super-Cute Food Creations Your Kids Will Love

Make mealtime fun.

What To Tell Kids Instead of "You're So Smart"

There’s no such thing as a gifted child—Albert Einstein had many failures when starting his work and most Nobel laureates weren’t exceptionally smart …

The secret reason women scream for ‘daddy’ in bed

“The first time it happened, I was even surprised by it. The word just came out – I wasn’t really even thinking about it. But then I said it again …

Relationships

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How Not to End Up Hating Your Partner

It is no secret that the evolution of traditional domestic roles has kicked up a lot of dust in relationships. There seems to be a pronounced power …