Laura Getchell

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Loving Someone With a Mental Illness

On a recent visit home, we walked into the neighborhood liquor store, I notice he's beaming with pride, eager to blurt out to the clerk, "This is my sister I was telling you about she's a newscaster from LA. She's my better half." My brother knows that simple introduction just bought him more store …

Mental Health

20 Timeless Skin Care Tips to Try Now

See More<p>The cold weather is here and you know what that means: Time to change up your skin care regime. Now would be a great time to assess your …

The Words That Can Make Your Relationship

<i>And did you get what<br>You wanted from this life, even so?<br>I did.<br>And what did you want?<br>To call myself beloved,<br>To feel myself beloved on the earth.</i><p>— …

Insta of the Week: Hot Tea Freezing in -40° Air

Flash frozen water is beautiful, but kind of frightening when you think about it.<p>Canada is one of those places that seems like it should have 87 different words for "cold." Pictures and videos from Canada usually make me want to jump directly into a furnace. Case in point, Michael H. Davies' latest …

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hello frds good afternoon <br>A guy and a girl can be just friends, but at one point or another, they will fall for each other...Maybe temporarily, maybe …

Observe Don't Absorb Technique Neutralizes Narcissistic Abuse. Narcissists Can’t Hurt You with ODA

Microsoft pulls key Cortana feature from its Android app

While Microsoft's Cortana app for iOS and Android landed just earlier this month, Microsoft has had to drop a key feature from the latter.<p>Microsoft's …

Apps I Use To Manage My ADHD

Introduction<p>We live in a time when we are constantly looking at our smart phones. This can be distracting for anyone. However, for people with ADHD, …

Apps

Distractibility May Be a Trait Like Extraversion

New research suggests that everyone has some degree of the cognitive trait associated with inattention or distractibility, similar to the …

I Went Camping Alone and It Was Terrifying

In some of our most beloved best-sellers, women embark on insane adventures and come back transformed. Molly Langmuir tells a more complicated tale about putting yourself in peril.<p>The tram from Teton Village takes nine minutes to travel 2.4 miles of wire, and as it speeds upward, Wyoming's Jackson …

Living Together Might Be Just as Beneficial as Marrying, Especially for Women

So much for the undying stereotype that women need marriage like a fish needs fish gills: New research has found that women get just as much of an …

Is The Person You're Dating Marriage Material?

Marriage is a union of two people. It's something that happens when you're madly in love and are super eager to start the rest of your life with your beloved by your side. It's hard work, yes, but the best things in life aren't easy. Can the person you're dating confidently answer these nine …

Relationships

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Apple has 800 engineers obsessing over this one part of your iPhone

It may seem like a lot for one piece of a phone, but the camera is actually made of 200 pieces, says Graham Townsend, the director who oversees it all, in an interview with "60 Minutes."<p>"To capture one image, there's actually 24 billion operations going on," Townsend told Charlie Rose.<p>One way the …

Charlie Rose

Everything we know about the Galaxy S7, Samsung's next flagship phone

The South Korean electronics giant used to be the undisputed king of the smartphone world. But over the last few years, it has come under a sustained assault from Apple. Starting with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Cupertino company's larger-screened devices stole away Samsung customers and cratered …

Phones

Web sales 'fuel stress drug addiction'

<b>Deaths linked to a commonly prescribed class of drug, used to treat anxiety and insomnia, reached record levels in England and Wales last year.</b><p>There were 372 fatalities involving benzodiazepines, up 8% on the previous year, and the highest level since records began in 1993, according to the Office …

Medicine

Google has gotten incredibly good at predicting traffic — here's how

The robotic voice played over the speakers in my car, directing me to take surface roads rather than get on the highway, which is typically the fastest way.<p>But Google somehow knew that there was a traffic jam ahead on the highway.<p>As I drove on the frontage road, I looked up at the interstate. It …

Maps

Vozz Helmets’ rear-loading RS 1.0 does away with the chinstrap

Motorcycle helmets have been around for almost a century, yet their design has never really deviated from the pull on-pull off type with a chinstrap …

Helmets

More women riding motorcycles, study says

Increasing numbers of women are riding motorcycles, according to a study by the trade group Motorcycle Industry Council.<p>And -- are you listening, dealers and manufacturers? -- they're younger, better educated and better trained to ride than their male counterparts.<p>The MIC's latest Motorcycle Owner …

Genius Netflix socks automatically pause your videos when you fall asleep

Nope, Netflix isn't punking everyone. Netflix socks are real... and actually kind of ingenious.<p>Instead of throwing bags of money at a corny TV …

Apple and Samsung have inked deals in China — but Google has lost out

Mobile payment transactions in China, which has a population of 1.35 billion people, equaled about $3.5 trillion (£2.3 trillion) last year, according to the central bank.<p>Google also has a payment product, named Android Pay. Late last year, rumours swirled that Google was looking to cut a deal with …

Android Pay

When Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder Combine

Borderline Personality Disorder was so named in the middle of the 20th century to describe a psychiatric disorder thought to be bordering psychosis …

Rehabs Struggle To Address Higher Addiction Rates of LGBT

Suffering from addiction is something I do not wish to go through. We all have that friend that masks their addiction as something else, something …

61-Year-Old Pastor Marries 19-Year-Old Pregnant Girlfriend With His Wife’s Blessing

“I live in a polygamous relationship and I’m very happy. I think my husband taking a second wife is a huge blessing to our family,” says Belinda, whose 61-year-old husband, Thom, recently “spiritually” married and is expecting a child with 19-year-old, Reba. “I told Thom that I was OK with it and …