Julia Fishwick

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The 7 Best Fantasy Books for the Holiday Season

Whether you're looking for a last minute holiday gift or want a story for yourself, here's fantasy that isn't grimdark.<p>Thanks to the popularity of</i> …

Kids now have the right to sue the government over climate change

They're gonna need it<p>The next four years are not looking good for climate change. President-elect Donald Trump, who believes climate change is a hoax (it's not), is looking for ways to dismantle the groundbreaking Paris climate agreement and has appointed a climate change skeptic to head up the …

EPA

5 Skills You Must Have For a Successful Relationship

You've got <i>skills</i>, we know. You're strong, competent, and communicative, to name a few. But, "while these are all important foundational skills for living a successful and happy life, they need to be built on in order to help an individual transition to a successful and happy partnership," explains …

10 Things To Know When You’re Dating Someone With Depression

You’re dating a person, not their illness<p>Relationships are hard, and they’re even harder when you or your partner’s mood isn’t in check. Though mental illness, especially depression, is scarily common in America, there is still a stigma attached to it. Society’s at a point where we can talk openly …

Stan Lee has made 34 cameos in the Marvel universe — here they all are

Lee is an unrivaled legend in the comics world and the former President and Chairman of Marvel Comics. His creative work began in 1939 and includes hugely recognizable characters like Spider-Man, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, and the X-Men.<p>The 93-year-old icon has subtly appeared in all manner of Marvel …

Marvel Universe

Whenever you lie, your brain adjusts to make telling bigger whoppers easier, study finds

Telling small lies causes changes in the brain that lead people down a “slippery slope” towards increasingly large acts of dishonesty, according to a …

“What was the author trying to say?” is the worst question an English teacher can ask

“What was the author <i>trying</i> to say?” This common question in English classes is often posed by a professor who then reveals various ideas hidden within a novel as if they were a clear, neatly ordered message, waiting to be unpacked. From this perspective, writing is full of both signs and disguises, …

Literature

8 Ways To Get People To Like You Immediately

Since it only takes seconds for someone to decide if they like you, and research shows that first impressions are very difficult to change, the pressure that comes with meeting new people is justifiably intense.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, …

9 surprising ways to build emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence, also known as EI or EQ (for Emotional Quotient), describes a person's ability to recognize emotions, to understand their effect, and to use that information to guide decision-making. Since EI gives you deeper insight into the role emotions play in your life, a high EQ can …

Take a 4-question quiz from a psychotherapist to start strengthening your relationship in minutes

It's called <b>emotional intelligence</b>, explains psychotherapist Dr. Deborah Sandella, and the more you have, the better off you and your partner will be.<p>Emotional intelligence (EI for short) is best explained as heightened awareness of your feelings moment to moment. Most people react immediately to …

Emotional Intelligence

21 Amazing Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Add to Your October Reading List

October is nearly here, which means it’s time to re-up your pile of reading material for a new month. And there is some excellent subject matter …

8 Symptoms That Might Mean You Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in New York City.<p>Everyone feels nervous sometimes. Usually it happens before a big event, during a …

Depression

10 Marriage Tips For Highly Sensitive Women From An HSMT (Highly Sensitive Married Therapist)

A common pairing I see in counseling, and in life (and in my own marriage!) is Highly Sensitive (HSP) female with non-Highly Sensitive male. Since my marriage is 100% perfect all the time (ha ha! ha ha ha ha ha!) but reasonably functional a majority of the time, and since I do have a lot of …

Babysitter

12 Of The Most Controversial Banned Books Of All Time

In honour of Banned Books Week, we’re taking a look at some of the most controversial writing ever published.<p>Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 …

Literature

How To Forgive a Narcissist And Move On

<b>How to forgive a narcissist and move on?</b> It’s not easy. It’s excruciatingly difficult. Because narcissists hate to apologize.<p><b>Usually they won’t. Or</b> …

6 Things You Should Never Change About Yourself For A Partner

#Couplegoals shouldn't come before your personal goals.<p>There’s one thing we should all aim for when looking for love: Finding a partner who accepts and loves us just as we are.<p>Settling for anything less than that will set you up for heartbreak. Below, marriage therapists and other experts share six …

San Antonio

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

5 Signs You're the Victim of an Emotional Vampire

Vampires are real--the emotional kind at least. Here's how to protect yourself.<p>As Hollywood producers and publishers of page turners know, a good vampire story is hard to resist (got a long layover or lazy holiday to fill? I highly recommend this trilogy, for example). So why the eternal human …

Emotional Intelligence

Experts Say These Are the Types of Questions You Should Be Asking on Dates

Gird your loins.<p>The craze over the 36 Questions posited by the <i>New York Times</i> last year as the pathway to falling in love with someone would draw skepticism from any true love cynic. The thinking behind the questions — ranging from mild to moderately probing questions about life and death and …

An Expert Explains Why You Feel So Lonely All the Time

Failing to connect with other people can seriously screw with your dopamine reward system, says psychiatrist Amy Banks.<p>We're living in what you might call an epidemic of loneliness. Recent research has shown that many of the people we feel close to probably don't reciprocate the feeling. Millions …

30 Signs You're in a Toxic Relationship

Unhealthy behaviors between romantic partners, friends, or even coworkers aren't always as obvious as they seem.

Stan Lee reveals his least favourite Marvel movie casting, comments on Zendaya / Mary Jane Watson rumour

It’s very, very rare that comic book legend Stan Lee has anything bad to say about a Marvel movie (especially if he’s in them!), but during an …

Therapy for Betrayal, Infidelity, Affairs, Cheating

<b>Infidelity</b> is unfaithfulness in a marriage or relationship. It can severely strain a relationship and the people involved. An affair can leave the …

Mental Health

A deleted scene from "Deadpool" MIGHT connect it to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Fans of Marvel comics know that as much as we might want them to be, the Marvel properties that belong to 20th Century Fox — the X-Men, Fantastic …

6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know

Every day, thousands of teens attempt suicide in the U.S. — the most extreme outcome for the millions of children in this country who struggle with mental health issues.<p>As we've reported all week, schools play a key role, along with parents and medical professionals, in identifying children who may …

7 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship Without Knowing It

...And how to work on sustaining a happy, healthy one.<p>What makes some couples go the distance, while other romances fizzle out before they’ve even gotten off the ground?<p>Below, relationship experts share seven negative qualities that can undermine a relationship in the early stages.<p>1. You expect way …

How nature helps us overcome trauma

Writers have long explored the healing powers of nature. Fiona Macdonald looks at how 21st-Century authors are weaving memoir with landscape in dealing with difficult times.<p>In his book The Moth Snowstorm, Michael McCarthy mentions research carried out in a hospital in the 1980s. Architecture …

Snowstorms

7 Keys To A Fantastic Marriage

"I want a marriage just like yours and Charlie's." I can't tell you how many times I've heard that remark. People often ask me how I've been so lucky to have had two amazing marriages. I was married to my late husband Steve for almost 17 years prior to his passing from a massive heart attack. And …