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The Harsh Truth Of Rapid Personal Growth

A young man had recently purchased a pick-up truck. Needing some firewood, he thought it a great opportunity to test his new truck.<p>After driving up …

11 Happy Skills Everyone Should Learn Before They Turn 50

The acquisition of things rarely raises our happiness quotient, but the quest for them certainly lowers it.<p>1. How to count to 10.<p>Anger isn't your friend. In fact, learning to control it could add years to your life. A study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health in 2014 found …

What Steve Jobs, Michael Jordan, and Eleanor Roosevelt taught me about fear

The three admired and celebrated figures from different walks of life and eras do have one thing in common — their ability to put fear in its proper place and perspective.<p>Each one has been quoted on this omnipresent, but often neglected, subject.<p>Their philosophies provide lessons from which we can …

Motivation

30 of Our Most Outrageously Decadent Dessert Recipes

These desserts are definitely worth busting out your husky pants for.<p>There's a special stratosphere of desserts that requires us to bust out our husky pants—the ones we keep on hand when we don't want to deal with the judgmental pink teeth marks that come about when we put a little too much strain …

Dessert

Study shows night owls are magical creatures who can eat junk food with no consequences

Do you love staying up late and sleeping in? Do you also love snacking on junk food? According to a new study, of COURSE you do.<p>Researchers from …

5 Hacks For Overcoming Social Anxiety And Networking Like a Pro

<i>You are SO awkward</i>. <i>They don’t ACTUALLY like you.</i> <i>You’re just gonna make a fool of yourself. Besides, you know you’re going to be in your head the whole time. Just tell them you’re sick and save everyone the trouble…</i><p>A certain degree of social anxiety is completely normal–even helpful. The fear of …

The Deeply Frightening Symptom That Finally Convinced Me To Get Help

It is 7:40 am. I wake up five minutes before my alarm clock, feeling generally well-rested. I have two cups of coffee, read the news, and check my …

Science Says This Daily Habit Will Make You 25 Percent Happier

Little changes can make a big difference in your quality of life.<p>From diet dos to relationship don'ts, you're likely bombarded with the latest self-improvement tips every day. Magazine articles, news stories, and websites provide endless suggestions for improving your mental, spiritual and physical …

Happiness

Attention insomniacs: here are 9 gadgets that will help you sleep better

Scientists still don't fully understand sleep, but it's clear that getting enough of it is very important, since being well-rested comes with a myriad of health benefits.<p>For the 40% of the US population that gets less than seven hours per night, there are plenty of devices, both physical and …

It's Your Fault For Ordering a Cocktail That's Both Frozen and On Fire

Ha! I trapped the drink you ordered in a weird ice sphere. Bet you weren’t expecting that. Don’t even try melting it with your tongue or some shit, …

Walt Whitman on Identity and the Paradox of the Self

“There is, in sanest hours, a consciousness, a thought that rises, independent, lifted out from all else, calm, like the stars, shining eternal. This is the thought of identity.”<p><i>“Our normal sensation of self is a hoax, or, at best, a temporary role that we are playing, or have been conned into</i> …

5 Horrible Types Of Packaging Clearly Invented By Satan

Listen, I'm no jive turkey. I get that we live in an age of convenience and we're at the forefront of innovation and futurosity at any given moment. …

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success

Only when you understand where your fear is coming from - will you be able to get through it.<p>All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a …

Self-improvement

7 behaviors to give up if you want to be happier

Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life to be a happier person. Think of it as decluttering your house, except instead of your house, it's your entire life.<p>To help you kick off the elimination …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

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Travel

24 super honest Father's Day cards for every type of dad

If you can't find dad a worthy Father's Day present this year, don't worry — at least you'll be able to get him the perfect card.<p>With the perfect …

Trump's changes coming too late? Republicans worrying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans increasingly fear Donald Trump is missing valuable opportunities to build a winning case against Hillary Clinton, …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Not All Rules Are Worth Following

You don't have to follow the rules.<p>Not all rules are worth following.<p>They often sound like commands, but they're not.<p>They are often overlooked -- even by those tasked with enforcing them.<p>Remember the old saying: "It's better to ask forgiveness than permission."<p>It's true.<p>And let's be honest: If …

The Benefits of Helping Preschoolers Understand and Discuss Their Emotions

Emotional literacy at an early age can make a big difference in a person's life. Here are some steps for helping adults and young children understand …