Kay Olsen

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How to be more charming, according to science

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We'd hate charming people if we didn't love them so much.<p>I've covered how to be sexy and cool but charming, well, that's a whole 'nother beast. And what a beautiful beast it is. We're going to pull together the research from many, many… well, far …

Body Language

5 Red Flags To Look For When Your Relationship Is Casual, But You Want Something Serious

Situationships: They’re a thing. If you’ve been talking to someone consistently for several months, you’ve hooked up, you've gone on dates, but you …

This Is Exactly What Female Ejaculation Fluid Is Made Of, & It May Surprise You

When experiencing an orgasm for the first time, you don’t really know what’s happening to you, other than that it feels great. The more you know your …

26 Hair Products On Amazon Our Readers Loved In 2017

Detangling brushes, deep conditioners, curling irons, and other products from our posts this year that your hair will thank you for.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and</i> …

This Eggnog Recipe For One Person Will Make You Actually Like The Controversial Holiday Drink

Now that the holiday season is officially in full swing, it seems like everyone is revisiting their former obsessions with flavors like gingerbread …

Ladies, You Don't Need To Buy Expensive Mascara. Here's Proof.

As a 42-year-old woman, I refuse to leave my house without my mascara. It just makes me feel better, more alive. I’ve been wearing it every day since …

Makeup

'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

Carrie Underwood

16 Questions To Ask On A First Date, According To Marriage Therapists

Do you make your bed in the morning?<p>If you’re an introvert ― or just hate small talk ― few things are more stress-inducing than a first date. Keeping conversation flowing freely is no easy feat.<p>To help you figure out what to talk about ahead of time, we asked therapists and psychologists who work …

What to Talk About on a First Date So You Actually Get to Know Each Other

Do you remember the first date you ever went on? I do, and not because it was full of memorable moments that marked the beginning of a great romance. …

Relationships

Drink this an hour before bed and get 84 extra minutes of sleep

Struggling to get a good night’s sleep?<p>If you want an extra 84 minutes of a slumber every night, it’s time to ditch the cocoa for a different drink …

How to Teach Your Dog an Emergency Recall

An emergency recall is a command used to tell your dog to come in emergency situations. It is one of the most important things you can train your dog …

17 Affordable Bohemian Furniture And Home Decor Sites

Is your home in need of a redesign?<p>There are so many furniture and home decor sites, it’s hard to know where to start when you’re on a mission for cheap and affordable home decor. While it seems like mid-century modern is the ~aesthetic of the moment, there are so many other kinds of home decor …

Bizarre gadget will stop dog owners having to do the one thing they hate most

Pet owners have their fair share of techy gadgets to enjoy - but this latest bizarre creation could be one of the most useful.<p>Piqapoo has the tagline …

AI-powered app finds and locks away your racy photos

Hiding racy photos on your phone can be a tedious, manual affair. Depending on the app, you need to first select all the pics you want to move, move them and then delete them from your original cameral roll. That's not to mention making sure they didn't go to any automatic cloud backup locations …

What does it take to write and publish a book? Fire in the belly

When I decided to write my book, many years ago, I was committed. I had what I called “<i>Fire in the Belly</i>.” That is what it took for me to stay with it. I had passion and conviction that the story was important. It was history that had never been public. I needed to set the record straight, and I …

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

The Current | What infidelity can teach us about ourselves and relationships: therapist Esther Perel

What infidelity can teach us about ourselves and relationships: therapist Esther Perel<p>Oct 10, 2017<p>"Affairs can break a relationship or remake a …

Relationships

Do These 5 Things to Turn a Stressful Presentation to Your Boss Into an Opportunity | Inc.com

Even under the best of circumstances, it can be intimidating to make a presentation. Public speaking is a major source of anxiety for many professionals, whose worries may range from feeling underprepared, anticipating difficult questions, or assuming that the technology will have some (or many) …

Matchmakers Tell Clients Not To Have Sex With Someone Until This Happens

I'm a professional Matchmaker based in Los Angeles, what I affectionately refer to as “the Baghdad of dating.”<p>The dating scene is rough in LA (and in …

11 Tips For Having A More Truthful & Honest Relationship

If there's one thing that will send your coupledom down in flames, it's lies and dishonesty. It doesn't matter if you're telling little white lies, …

Self-help

Slow Cooker Lasagna

For the meat mixture: In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil and onion and saute for 5 minutes. Add the ground beef, sausage and …

Wondering What to Text After a First Date? We Asked the Experts

<b>The text:</b> "Last night was awful. We have nothing in common. Let's do it again."<p><b>The reason:</b> "Saying something sarcastic can be a turnoff for some …

Relationships

Entertain, don’t be afraid of a bit of filth, but be cautious with your XXXs – the essential guide to getting your message across while avoiding the pitfalls of communication<p>The person who gets your letter will seldom be the one who wronged you. At least to start with, they have no skin in the game …

Language

Ladies, This Is The Only Thing You Should Do When A Guy Doesn't Text Back

OK, so he said he wanted to make plans this weekend. It's Friday, you haven't heard anything from him, but you don't want to make plans and then have …

10 Reasons You Should Say "I Love You" First, Even If It's Scary

I have never said "I love you" first. While I believe that women can and should ask men out, request to be exclusive, and even propose wedded bliss, …

If You And Your Partner Make Each Other Feel These 3 Things, It's True Love

True love is not something that happens immediately. I don't agree with the old adage that true love takes work, but I do believe that it requires …

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Your Breakups Are Your Breakthroughs

When most people think of breakups, they think of the 3 T's: tissues, tears, and (at least) two pints of Haagen-Dazs. But what I think of is life-changing, soul-shaking personal growth.<p>I've had three great loves in my life, and as a result, three profound losses. But looking back, if I could go …

7 Amazing Indoor HousePlants That Will Survive In The Darkest Rooms – Page 2

2. BEGONIAS<p>There are many different varieties of begonia, all with their own combination of leaf colors and shapes. The Rex Begonia (pictured above) …