Karise Harland

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10 Tough Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Like Giving Up

<b>‘I’m just so unhappy, it’s not working, should I leave or should I go'?</b><p>Many of us have been at the point and you could well be here right now wondering if you should leave the relationship you are in – perhaps you are staying just waiting for things to improve but you’re not actually quite sure …

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Depression

Yes, It Is YOUR Job to Make Your Husband Happy

<i>Happiness is your job, because love starts with you. Read on to understand why, from Andrea Miller for YourTango.</i><p><b>Why do so many of us buy into the myth that marriage is supposed to make us happy?</b><p>I'm glad to see how marriage has evolved. It used to be much more transactional — happening principally …

I quit alcohol to save my life. But I miss the person I was when I drank.

I gave up drinking when my pancreas exploded.<p>In early 2014, after celebrating a job loss with a two-week bender, I spent a sunny Sunday with a knifing pain in my gut, vomiting so hard that I ripped my gastrointestinal tract. My mom gave me a ride to the emergency room, and I spent a week in the …

Mind

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

<i>Part 1 of our series "Unlocking Dyslexia."</i><p>"It's frustrating that you can't read the simplest word in the world."<p>Thomas Lester grabs a book and opens to a random page. He points to a word: galloping.<p>"Goll—. G—. Gaa—. Gaa—. G—. " He keeps trying. It is as if the rest ­­of the word is in him …

Teaching

People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it.<p>A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, …

Happiness

The Physics of Playing a Guitar Visualized: Metallica’s “Nothing Else Matters” Viewed from Inside the Guitar

Give it a chance, you won’t be disappointed. While the first 30 seconds of the video above may resemble an amateur iPhone prank, it soon becomes …

Guitar

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

The restaurant manager who speaks with poise and grace to the patron complaining loudly about the wait service. The levelheaded friend you call in …

New Yorkers expand ‘subway therapy’ wall beyond Union Square

The post-it therapy frenzy is spreading across MTA subway stations<p>It’s been almost two weeks since the shocking Election Day results were revealed to the world and people are still feeling the emotions that came along with it. To give New Yorkers an outlet to express their inner thoughts and …

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make …

Motivation

7 Changes to Social Security in 2017

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Since 1940, many of our nation's retired workers have counted on the income provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make ends meet during their golden years. Statistics released by the SSA this year show that just over 3 in 5 seniors (with a particular …

The Witch Trials That America Forgot

Owing to its brief but intense history as a place where people were accused of and punished for witchcraft, Salem, Mass.—a.k.a. “Witch City”—becomes …

New England

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

Why Martin Luther was an unsuspecting revolutionary

Martin Luther pinned his famous 95 theses to a Wittenberg church on October 31, 1517. In a world where people paid for forgiveness of sin, his ideas …

Colorado's Marijuana Industry Had a $2.39 Billion Impact Last Year: Report

Legal marijuana has become a big business for Colorado, with an impact of $2.39 billion in 2015 alone, according to a report released this week.<p>The …

Cannabis

Researchers Clear 'Patient Zero' From AIDS Origin Story

It's one of the biggest medical mysteries of our time: How did HIV come to the U.S.?<p>By genetically sequencing samples from people infected early on, scientists say they have figured out when and where the virus that took hold here first arrived. In the process, they have exonerated the man accused …

7 Tips to Increase Employee Happiness and Productivity

The benefits of a happy staff are obvious and self-evident. Aside from the numerous studies that link employee happiness to greater productivity in the workplace -- a fact that any disgruntled employee could have told you for free -- an unhappy workforce simply makes for a miserable …

10 Qualities Of People Who Are Awesome At Relationships

<b>Do you ever wonder why some relationships fail while others are totally rocking it?</b><p>I know that I have for a long time. And still do.<p>Now that I'm married, this quest seems more compelling than ever. Having been through the divorce of my parents and many of those around me, this question has burned …

The demon on your chest and other terrifying tales of sleep paralysis

An unusual condition called sleep paralysis has been frightening people for centuries, and now a new review sums up the many creepy stories from different cultures that try to explain the episodes of waking up and being unable to move.<p>Cultural explanations that try to account for the terrifying …

Where to Go in Maine: 11 Places You Should See in Your Lifetime

From the northern highlands to its southern coastline, Maine is one of the most popular destinations among tourists hoping to commune with nature. …

Insider's Guide to Acadia National Park

Maine’s rocky coastline, rolling mountains and dense wilderness all converge in the northeast corner of the state to create the serene yet vibrant …

Raise veggies like an astronaut with these Wall Farms

Click & Grow, a company selling indoor garden and herb kits, has released two cabinet-like structures you can use to grow veggies, herbs and other plants inside your house. The company calls them "Wall Farms," and it says they're powered by a proprietary, fully automated, NASA-inspired technology. …

12 Cool Things You Can Make From Pallets

Nailing farmhouse style this season just got easier.<p>All you need are a few wooden pallets to add the perfect DIY touch to your home this fall.

Decorations

8 signs that your partner might have a drinking problem

It's not always easy to tell if your partner's drinking habits are totally normal or a sign of a bigger issue. But a few key factors, such as how often he slings a drink and how much he downs, can clue you in.<p>"People who have a healthy relationship with alcohol don’t drink often enough or to the …

35+ Ways to Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving

If you're sick of buying a flimsy pumpkin-carving set every year, you've come to the right place. Not only is the annual cost of pumpkin carving …

Decorations

The 50 Best Indie Rock Albums of the Pacific Northwest

<i>PATH OF NO RESISTANCE</i> <i><br>Pacific Northwest Indie Rock Before and After the Gold Rush</i><p>By Sean Nelson<p>The suckerest bet in the music writing racket is trying to neatly summarize a regional music scene. But due to certain quirks of history and provincial character, it’s actually pretty convenient to talk …

Bands