Krista A Nicholas

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The Simple Fix: Aimee Mann on Laughing Through Melancholy

<i>All photography by Sheryl Nields.</i><p>If you’ve not heard Aimee Mann’s latest hit, “Goose Snow Cone”, listen now … I’ll wait! For decades, the …

I’m Not as Unhinged as I Feel

When I am at the bottom of my psychic well, I seem to know how to love myself intuitively.<p>Sometimes I go for long stretches of time without encountering my deep well of sadness and then, suddenly, I'm in there again. When I'm back in it, I remember how physical it is, the way it feels like it will …

Cure For Depression? Fast Treatment Method Discovered In Enzyme Study

A new a method for speeding up the treatment process for depression has been found, according to a study by the University Of California San Diego …

5 Science-Backed Tips to Make You Better in Bed

While humanity’s most basic activity may not seem like a subject for buttoned-up social scientists, sex researchers have started unearthing some …

University of Toronto

3 Key Ways to Build Intimacy With Your Partner

For my last column, I wrote about heart health and the importance of keeping your heart in tip-top physical shape. But your heart doesn’t just beat — …

Six Ways to Pursue Spiritual Intimacy in Marriage

No one knew it, but I felt like a failure.<p>God was blessing our ministry and marriage. People seemed to like us. And we certainly liked each other.<p>We …

6 Alternatives To Couples Therapy That Can Save Your Marriage

​Put your marriage first.<p>Désirée Fawn/Unsplash<p>Having kids has a way of taking over your marriage. Diapers have to be changed, toddler meals made, homework done…there are endless seemingly urgent obligations that can push marital needs to the backburner. "I often said that my kids were always my …

Women Who Do These 5 Things Orgasm More Frequently

There's a ton of advice out there about how to orgasm more or better, but not that much hard data to back it up. A study just published in <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior,</i> however, offers an extremely comprehensive look at the factors that correlate with orgasm frequency.<p>Let's start off with the good …

Keeping the Boardroom Out of the Bedroom

I ended my marriage after nearly 12 years. He was a good man with a good heart, who didn’t lie, cheat or belittle me. He was responsible and kind and loved me as best he could, or as much as I would allow.<p>At that time, I was working in corporate marketing and more interested in climbing the ladder …

5 Things No One Ever Told Me Would Destroy My Marriage

"Relationships are a rollercoaster ride."<p><i>By Louise Armstrong</i><p>As a young bride at 23 years of age, I had no idea what lay ahead, what marriage was really about or what to expect. I was young, innocent, and actually quite clueless so I wanted to share with you a few things that I would have done …

‘Married At First Sight’ Divorce: Nick And Sonia Split

“Married at First Sight” couple Nick Pendergrast and Sonia Granados stayed together at the end of Season 4, but unfortunately, it wasn’t a match made …

5 Unhealthy Relationship Patterns

You may think you have found the love of your life — your dream woman or man. You may even be in a seemingly healthy long-term relationship. But if …

Relationships

Sexless Marriage: 11 People Reveal The Reasons Their Sex Lives Diminished

'My wife’s sex drive plummeted.'<p>Portra Images via Getty Images<p>Couples stop having sex for a variety of reasons - whether that’s low libido, poor …

Revealed: The Biggest Strain On Couples In Relationships

Sound familiar?<p>Relationships are full of ups and downs, but there’s one area causing couples more stress than most.<p>New research reveals that money …

The Ultimate Guide to Achieving Anything

“Why have I achieved nothing in my life?”<p>That question comes up often, in various ways, through various people, with various degrees of desperation.<p>I …

Why Keeping A Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

You’ll never want to miss another day of journaling again.<p><i>The life of every man is</i> <i>a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it.</i><i>— </i>J.M. Barrie<p>You know exactly what you want in life. But …

Productivity

Read "AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip" to Live Your Best Life

Even though the world is filled with unique individuals pursuing their own unique goals, we're all seeking an abundance of two things: health and …

Want to Be Rich? Change This

"All money is a matter of belief."<p>Adam Smith, known as the father of modern economics, once said, "All money is a matter of belief."<p>Author Steve Siebold interviewed hundreds of millionaires and discovered: "Getting rich begins with the way you think and what you believe about making money."<p><i>Have you</i> …

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

<b>Stop waiting for happiness and success — you can start achieving them in the present by giving up these toxic things.</b><p>When we aim to become happy and …

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

Why Knowing And Accepting Who You Are Will Change Your Life

The starting point for personal development is knowing who you are and accepting yourself. You’ll never make an effort to improve any aspect of your …

Immortality

Would you want to be immortal?<p>I think not.<p>1. Death makes life sweet<p>Death is what makes life sweet.<p>If we never got hungry; would we savor the taste of …

The Wisdom of Lao Tzu: A Taoist Guide to Getting Things Done

<i>Note: This is a guest post by Michael Miles of EffortlessAbundance.com.</i><p>We live in a competitive society and are often told that to get ahead we …

The Science of Behavioral Change: 3 Critical Steps to Make New Habits Stick for Years

You're reading The Science of Behavioral Change: 3 Critical Steps to Make New Habits Stick for Years, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Digital Age

5 Things to Invest in to Become Successful | Investopedia

There are so many ways to invest our time, energy and money. But in what ways do successful people invest?<p>1. Invest in Learning<p>There are so many ways …

Self-improvement

Why You Should Make Time for Self-Reflection (Even If You Hate Doing It)

When people find out I’m an executive coach, they often ask who my toughest clients are. Inexperienced leaders? Senior leaders who think they know everything? Leaders who bully and belittle others? Leaders who shirk responsibility?<p>The answer is none of the above. The hardest leaders to coach are …

25 Tiny Changes That Will Make You a Happier Person

Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.<p>Most of us spend over half our waking days at work. And too many of us consider it a necessary sacrifice, something we're required to do to provide for ourselves and our families and make it possible to enjoy the time we have for …