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Mark Zuckerberg Used This Trick to Combat Self-Doubt. You Can Too

Don't let self-doubt prevent you from reaching your goals.<p>In his recent Harvard commencement speech, Mark Zuckerberg explained how a couple years into his venture, some big companies wanted to buy Facebook. Everyone around him advised him to sell.<p>But Zuckerberg held onto his business a little …

Self-improvement

Here’s Why You Want Your Ex So Badly When You Break Up

To state the obvious: Breakups and fights with a significant other really blow. Distress within a relationship and the ultimate fight, the breakup, can be extremely painful, confusing, and often leave you with a deepened sense of longing for your partner. Somehow, the turmoil makes us want to be as …

Always jump to the worst-case scenario? Here’s how to stop

When we obsess about what might possibly happen in the future, our imaginations can easily push us off the edge and into deep waters. Thoughts like these are so prevalent in modern society that psychologists have given them a name: awfulizing.<p>Cognitive psychologist Dr. Albert Ellis, the pioneer of …

Self-help

10 Powerful Life-Altering Things You Need to Do Alone

Pivotal things that only you can decide<p>There are many major decisions in life where you should consult the wisest people you know. There are other, profound things you need to do on your own.<p>Your success hinges on being able to trust your personal intellect and intuition. Looking to your own …

Siblings

I went on 100 dates in a single year — here are my top 4 tips to make a great first impression in any situation

One of the greatest takeaways from my experiment is that first impressions matter a lot.<p>If a date starts off on the wrong foot, it can be hard to recover from there. On the other hand, if you start off strong, both of you will be much more relaxed for the rest of the date. The same logic applies to …

10 Ways to Fall in Love With Your Partner All Over Again

Even if you and your SO are still very much in love, there are always ways to make that flame burn even stronger. Certain things just remind you of how you felt about him or her when you first met, like revisiting your early date spots and looking through old photos together. It's healthy to bring …

More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation.<p>This is the reality of social anxiety …

Mayo Clinic

Single Ladies, This Is How to Attract True Love Into Your Life

When it comes to finding love, you only have control over one thing: your actions. And believe it or not, what you do, say, and project can influence …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing

Here's a hint: It's all about a lack of (a certain type of) control.<p>Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as …

Psychology

How to Stop Messing Up Your Love Life

Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars' Dr Ish Major drops some gems.<p>On WeTV’s <i>Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars</i>, 5 famous couples fight to save their …

Relationships

15 Questions to See How Honest You Really Are With Your Partner

We're all guilty of telling little white lies to our partners. Few relationships are 100 percent <i>completely</i> honest, and anyone who says that's not true is probably lying. Even the most honest and healthy relationships have their secrets, and there's nothing wrong with that. Some things are just …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

Just Because It Didn’t Last Forever, It Doesn’t Mean It Wasn’t Love

<b>Their love story wasn't one to fill many pages.</b><p>It was a night of revelry and spirits were high. They met at a bar while ordering their drinks. He …

Family Vacations Have Long-Lasting Impact on Kids' Happiness

According to experts, trips with the fam are the gift that keeps on giving.<p>We just returned from a magical four-day trip to New Orleans with our kids. The days were filled with music, laughter, exploration, and sun, which made coming back to Philly during the dead of winter all the more depressing. …

Parenting

How I Gave Up Trying to Cure my Depression & Found Happiness.

<b>I have been told many</b> times before that I write as though I have lived a long time, and I have often thought about why that is.<p>I feel like I have …

How to get people to overcome their bias

How do you persuade somebody of the facts? Asking them to be fair, impartial and unbiased is not enough. To explain why, psychologist Tom Stafford analyses a classic scientific study.<p>One of the tricks our mind plays is to highlight evidence which confirms what we already believe. If we hear gossip …

Critical Thinking

An Introvert's Guide to Job Interviews (Infographic)

Here's how introverts can use their special skills to excel at a job interview.<p>1 min read<p>Interviews are daunting for anyone -- but for introverts they can seem especially frightening.<p>Introverts can be labeled as “shy,” “nervous” or even “anti-social,” when in fact they just like to get things done …

Employment

How It Actually Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety

My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But like many mental health conditions, with the right treatment and techniques, life is very liveable.<p>As part of the human body's acute stress system, the "fight-or-flight" response works by …

Scientists Say There's No Such Thing as 'Middle Child Syndrome'

But being the middle child has some surprising benefits.<p>You’ve probably heard the term ‘middle child syndrome’ before. In fact, you may even have …

Psychology

Date Lab: When the ex-girlfriend is still in the picture

INTERVIEWS BY ELLEN RYAN<p>Grayson Ullman, 23, a content strategist, collects Scotch, enjoys Lean Pockets and isn’t into finance, consulting or politics. He says, “If she’s not [spontaneous], she will be after she dates me.” Amanda Botfeld, 23, a research associate in Middle East affairs, describes …

Jaw-Dropping New Video Proves All Disney-Pixar Movies Are Connected

Behold, all of the Pixar "Easter eggs" you've never noticed before.<p>It's well-known that Disney animated films are interconnected. One recent example appears in the new movie <i>Moana</i>, during which the shape-shifting character Maui briefly morphs into Sven from <i>Frozen.</i><p>Now a new video posted to <i>Toy Story's</i> …

Animation

Yes, he did: Barack Obama lifted the racial limits for all Americans | Jess Jackson

Despite entrenched Republican opposition he governed with dignity and competence. History will judge him a success<p>From an Illinois state senator to a failed campaign for the House of Representatives, to a successful campaign to become a senator, to running and being elected the first …

Barack Obama

Beauty and the Beast: The Higher Purpose of Marriage

<b>T</b><p>he other day, I was lucky enough to observe an elderly couple taking a stroll along the river in Princeton, their steps totally in sync. You could see they had been together a long time. They hardly spoke, communicating their togetherness in more subtle ways. Eventually they reached a park bench …

Three Terrifying Words: What to Say When Your Partner Asks 'What Are We?'

Dating's tough. Labels are tougher. So here's a scientific breakdown of every stage of your relationship.<p>"I'm going to block you now." Those are the last words I heard from a person I was... seeing? Hanging out with? Dating? I don't even know. When we were together, we felt like a couple, complete …

A Convincing Argument For Why Flirts Are The Best Kind Of People

Slow clap for all our flirty friends.<p>People who flirt aimlessly tend to get a bad rap. After all, if you have no intention of pursuing someone, what’s the point of pouring on the charm?<p>Flirting <i>does</i> serve a purpose, though, says philosopher Alain de Botton, and believe it or not, it’s a noble …

The 8 Things Guests Secretly Wish You'd Do at Your Wedding

Psst! Want us to let you in on a little secret? Wedding guests tend to care more about good booze at your big day than fancy favors (that they're likely to forget to take home anyway!).<p>While your wedding is, of course, about what you and your fiancé want, keeping the guest experience in mind will …

Weddings

13 Ways to make someone fall in love with you

Post Views: 2,044<p>We have all been there – you know, when you are totally heart-pounding, stomach-churning breathtakingly in love with someone, and …

How Dogs Can Ease Your Depression and Anxiety

Rosemary and Lily<p>The sun peeked through the blackout curtains of my allegedly-one-bedroom-but-really-a-studio apartment, and I groaned and rolled …