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The unexpected upside to depression

“I’m done,” I announced, as I closed my laptop and curled into a ball in the corner of the couch. My husband put his hand on mine knowingly, not …

How To Plant Succulents in Containers

Easy-to-plant succulents survive both drought and heat; they practically take care of themselves!<p>Easy-to-plant succulents—from every variety of cacti …

5 Mindful Attitudes That Will Help You Cope With Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety is a big problem for people in America. According to The Kim Foundation, approximately 40 million American adults ages 18 and older, or about …

Depression Steals Your Soul and Then it Takes Your Friends

It's so easy to cut off a friend who is persistently difficult, self-absorbed, nasty, and decidedly "other." Especially if they cut themselves off first.<p>Depression is a thief. It'll rob you of your time, your thoughts, and your sense of self. But before all of that, it'll take your friends.<p>Unlike …

7 alternative spots to hit up on your first trip to London

When visiting London for the first time there are so many ‘MUST DO‘ lists. Selfie Big Ben? Taking in the panoramic views from the London Eye or …

England

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

Is your microSD card not enough? Here are some quick ways to reclaim storage space.<p>It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android …

Apps

How We Turned A Fun Idea Into A 6 Figure Business In Just 1 Year

by <b>Maxwell Finn</b> on September <b>14, 2016</b><p><b>UPDATE: This post has gone viral so we want to give every reader 15% off their first order as a special thank you!</b> …

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents - Quiet Corner

No matter where you live, there are indoor or outdoor varieties you can rely on. If you’re on a mission to find the perfect plant to grow in your …

Plants

10 Things You Should Know If You Love Someone With Anxiety

Loving someone who suffers from anxiety can be extremely stressful and heartbreaking. You feel like your emotions are being juggled about in the air …

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs<p>Updated on March 16, 2016<p>Country Style Ribs with Hoisin Sauce<p>Hoisin sauce is a rich, …

A steak master shares his 7 steps to grilling the perfect cut of meat

But if you're looking to truly impress guests at your next backyard barbecue, you'll want to try these steps to the perfect steak, courtesy of chef Wade Wiestling of Mastro's Steakhouse.

Low Maintenance Indoor Plants

A little bit of greenery can do wonders for your home décor: adding some life to a space and brightening a room with color. If you’re worried that …

How to Support a Partner Dealing With Depression

As a mental health counselor and someone who has battled depression for most of her life, I'm no stranger to the toll it can take on …

Self-help

Do you inherit your parent's mental illness?

<b>In the battle to find what causes mental illness, scientists are increasingly looking at genetic factors. For James Longman - whose father killed himself after suffering from schizophrenia - it's a very personal question.</b><p>I'm often told I look like my dad, that I have his mannerisms and some of his …

Luxurious Over-the-Sea Bungalows Come to Mexico

I haven’t convinced my wife yet of the virtues of cruising (she’s a bit of a germophobe), but she’ll willingly admit that one of the most pitch-perfect travel marketing campaigns of the past year is from Viking River Cruises, whose James Bond-accented narrator caresses you through the exclusive …

Virgin America

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

This is what a day in the life of someone with depression looks like

<b>This is one writer’s account of her depression and suicidal thoughts. She’s described a day in her life with the hope that it will add to the</b> …

The secret to cooking the best steak ever

For something as simple as cooking a steak should be, we sure love to overcomplicate it. Should they be room temperature or cold? Butter or oil? Pan-fried or grilled or finished in the oven?<p>On the episode, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, author of “<i>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science</i>,” argued …

Thessalonica

Thessalonica (also Thessalonike) was an ancient city of Macedon in northern Greece which today is the city of Thessaloniki. Made capital of the Roman …

Dad Of 4 Girls Tweets Conversations With His Daughters, Proves Parenting Is Fun

Indianapolis based blogger James Breakwell is considered by some to be the funniest dad on Twitter. His secret? He just tweets his daily …

How it Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression

I'd never dated anyone who hadn't been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist's office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: it draws me in.<p>I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I'd had, every long-term boyfriend and even the …

Persian Wars

The Persian Wars refers to the conflict between Greece and Persia in the 5th century BCE which involved two invasions by the latter in 490 and 480 …

Residents in These 8 States Are Getting Creamed by State and Local Taxes, Study Shows

Image source: Flickr user Ryan Ritchie.<p>With the calendar flipping into April, we're officially in crunch time when it comes to preparing and filing your federal (and perhaps state) tax return.<p>Short of filing an extension, most taxpayers have about two more weeks to divulge their most intimate …

Retirement

20 Best Eighties-Gone-Wild Party Movies

This week, Richard Linklater unveils <i>Everybody Wants Some!!,</i> his terrific, poignant coming-of-age film that pays homage to both his experience as a …

Movies

Why The New Year’s Attacks On Women In Germany Weren’t Even A Crime

Feminists and conservatives, liberals and racists all say they want nothing more than to protect women’s rights. But right now even German law doesn’t do that. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Cologne.<p>COLOGNE, Germany — It took time, too much time, for the truth to come out. When it did, …

Feminism

Shades of Blue recap: For I Have Sinned

Shades of Blue<p>In the aftermath of last week’s stupendously botched fake robbery, Wozniak and Harlee try to land on their feet — but that’s not easy …

First Triumvirate

The First Triumvirate of ancient Rome was an uneasy alliance between the three titans Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus which, from 60 BCE until 53 …

9 Books To Read If You Struggle With Anxiety

Managing anxiety can be a giant pain in the *ss. If you have social anxiety, for instance, then it can take a tremendous amount of effort to calm …

Is Cocaine Legend White Boy Rick Serving Life for Busting Crooked Cops?

Richard Wershe was a teen informant for the FBI who helped lock up Detroit's most corrupt—then went to prison for life. Is a vendetta at work?<p>Richard …