Jennifer Xiee

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The Number 1 Way to Tell if You're in a Healthy Relationship

New research uncovers the true secret of happy couples.<p>There are so many reasons why certain relationships just work—mutual admiration and trust, great sex, a shared obsession with <i>Game of Thrones</i>...But new research has found that one element in particular makes it more likely that you’ll stay with …

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Doctors can’t take care of us unless they start taking care of themselves

Toward the end of my intern year in medicine, the attending physician asked our group of residents to talk about a patient who had affected us that year. Perhaps to his surprise—and to all of ours—most of the women, and even some of the men, cried as we talked about the patients we had lost.<p>For …

30 lives extinguished, but no regrets: A killer's story

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — The killer says he "disappeared" a man for the first time at age 20. Nine years later, he says, he has eliminated 30 people — maybe three in error.<p>He sometimes feels sorry about the work he does but has no regrets, he says, because he is providing a kind of public service, …

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How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to take back control of my happiness and my life -- after years of grieving over the loss of my father, dissatisfaction in my career, relationship and overall life.<p>…

How to be human: am I in love with my friend?

<i>Leah Reich</i> <i>was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "</i><i>Ask Leah</i><i>" ran on IGN, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. During the day, Leah is Slack’s user researcher, but her views here do not represent her employer. You can write to her at</i> <b>askleah@theverge.com</b> <i>and</i></i> …

Lose Weight Fasting For 24 Hours Twice A Week

The internet is full of fad diets that are supposedly proven to help you lose weight fast, such as all-fat, no-fat, six-small-meals, cabbage-soup, …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was a Makeup Artist for Child Beauty Pageants

I was a newer makeup artist, just starting in the industry around the same time that <i>Toddlers & Tiaras</i> started airing. I admit, I watched it.<p>The reality show followed the personal lives of the families of contestants participating in children's beauty pageants, which often depicted little girls …

To Be a Success You Have To Stop Making THESE 8 Mistakes

I know it sounds crazy. How could you be blocking your own success, you want it more than anything.You’re always thinking about how you want things …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

12 Ways to Make Yourself Feel Better in Uncomfortable Situations

There are a lot of uncomfortable moments in life. Here are the techniques you need to get past them.<p>It's the holiday season. I really don't need to say anything else. There will be many uncomfortable situations this year and in the coming years. There will be that one person at your holiday party …

How your relationship changes after someone cheats

Do you—or your partner—have a cheating heart? You're not alone: Research shows that infidelity rates may be as high as 60 to 70 percent (but it's tough to get an exact number because it's all self-reported). And you can't just blame the guys: One Indiana University study found that women and men …