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Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

Psychology

Psychologists figured out one trait that makes relationships last

Andrew H. Walker / Getty<p>Conflict is a part of any relationship.<p>As a therapist once told Business Insider, you <i>need</i> to have conflict if you and your …

The hot new gym equipment is just an old dishrag

Fitness marketers know what buzzwords make consumers believe their product is the best for a "tighter core." But c'mon, most of them just want your …

Dozens of Officers, Inmates Charged in Georgia Prison Cellphone Scams

Dozens of former and current corrections officers and inmates at a Georgia prison have been charged in a scheme that used smuggled cellphones to shake down civilians who believed they were in trouble for not reporting to jury duty.<p>The operation at Autry State Prison was highlighted in an NBC News …

6 cholesterol-lowering foods you didn't know about

Certain foods have been shown to decrease heart disease risk by lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and raising HDL (good) cholesterol. And while you probably know about the cholesterol-busting powers of fish, oatmeal, red wine, beans, and olive oil, if you’re looking for something new to keep …

Martin Shkreli, The World’s Most Unpopular Pharmaceutical Exec, Arrested For Securities Fraud

In a move that will surprise no one familiar with his questionable career trajectory, Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive best known for hiking the price of a lifesaving anti-parasitic drug to $750 from $13.50, has been arrested and charged with securities fraud by the Federal Bureau of …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

One Powerful Thought That Can Make All Your Relationships Easier

Spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson explains.<p>For years -- decades, even -- we've been ingrained to think about how we're all so different, each of us with our own circumstances that make us wonderfully unique. As children, we're told about how special we are; as angst-ridden teens, we feel like …

You Don't Have to 'Figure Yourself Out' Before You Can Love Someone Else

I've seen this scenario multiple times.<p>Girl is having problems with relationship with guy.<p>Girl goes to her friends for relationship advice... over... and over... and over again.<p>Girl's friends eventually start saying, "Maybe you should spend some time just trying to figure yourself out right now …

10 Things Grateful People Do Differently

More gratitude = Better life.<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson once said that in order to achieve contentment, one should “cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.”<p>Turns out Emerson ― who explored the meaning of a good life in much of his work …

Since rock legend Janis Joplin died at 27, producers have spent millions to make a biopic about her — and it's finally happening

Though, on the surface, Joplin inspired millions of female fans with her independent style and ferociously confident stage presence, offstage the singer used her hard partying to mask an aching desire to find a companion. A heroin overdose led to her death at the age of 27 in 1970.<p>The meteoric rise …

A Moment of Mindfulness with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

One of the many things I love about my job as a Lifestyle editor is the opportunity to create books that can bring about positive change in our …

Being Present and Enjoying the Moment

Let's think about being present and enjoying the moment. Being present is very simple, conceptually, and very difficult in practice. Yet it is invaluable when it comes to getting out of overwhelm and managing stress.<p>The concept of being present is one often shared by virtually any spiritual …

5 Ways To Know He's Not That Into You

Dating can be fun, but after a while it starts to feel like a chore if you're dating the wrong person. Often time we get caught up in our physical attractions to someone and ignore the clear cut signs that this "relationship" is a dead end. To save yourself time and energy, here are 5 ways to know …

Two Happiness Quotes

“Don’t be a cynic, and bewail and bemoan. Omit the negative propositions. Don’t wast yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the …

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

The Secret Life of Janis Joplin: A Girl, Interrupted

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg’s doc ‘Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue,’ opening Nov. 27, is a comprehensive, poignant portrait of the iconic ‘60s …

12 Ways to Reduce Stress

As the holidays approach, stress seems to accelerate. Here are twelve ways to stay calm any time of year.<p><b>1. Be thankful</b><p>There is something to be thankful for in every minute of every day whether it's the warm sun, a phone call from a friend or just another day of living. When you make a list of …

How to have the perfect relationship: a failsafe formula

When transatlantic rock clan Foreigner demanded to know what love is 1976, they never did get an answer. But with so much conflicting advice from relationship professionals, how could they?<p>The latest, in contradiction to what was previously thought, is that couples should not have vast quantities …

Pew Research Center

Sleep Paralysis: 9 Facts About Waking Up And Being Unable To Move

bodymindsoulspirit | July 17, 2017 | 1 Comment<p><i>Sleep paralysis is a phenomenon in which a person either during falling asleep (Hypnagogia) or</i> …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Tony Robbins shares the one thing you should teach your kids about money

What they do learn is how to <i>make</i> money — how to get a job and work hard — but money without financial intelligence is money soon gone, according to Robert Kiyosaki, author of personal finance classic "Rich Dad Poor Dad."<p>In an episode of his podcast,"The School of Greatness," Lewis Howes asked Tony …

3 Truths From 'A Course in Miracles' That Inspire Inner Peace

What if Love really is the only truth and our true home? What if all fear -- which is hatred, judgement, attack, jealousy and anger -- is really just an illusion? This inquiry is baffling to me, difficult for me to completely wrap my head around and is one of the many concepts taught in the …

Make These 15 Small Changes If You Want To Become Happier And Healthier

So you want to be happier and healthier. If you want to make a life change for the better there are several different ways to get you there. It’s not …

There's a simple and powerful way to strengthen your relationship

Beyond the usual circumstantial reasons, like moving across the country, or an all-too-stressful job, spurned ex-lovers might have something in common: Their partner just wasn't grateful. Or at least they didn't <i>think</i> their partner was grateful.<p>According to a new study from the University of …

The No. 1 Most Important Relationship Skill -- And How to Learn It

I received an outpouring of feedback on my recent blog, "What We Really Want and Almost Never Get," about the profound importance of listening in relationships. The comments confirm that what men and women alike most desire in our relationships is to be heard without judgment and understood where …

This May Be The Secret To Empathy

Hint: You don't have to be selfless to feel it.<p>Empathy has only existed as a word in the English language for a little over a century. But its power cannot be denied.<p>Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and be sensitive to the "feelings, thoughts and experience of another," but that is …