Lisa Savard

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Why You're Probably Training Your Cat All Wrong

Yes, they're independent and willful, but felines can be taught certain behaviors—to the benefit of both cat and human.<p>Training has always been part of the deal when you own a dog, though methods have changed a lot over the generations. Cats are a different story—but they shouldn’t be.<p>“People don’t …

Pets

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Self-help

These Are The 3 Most Compatible Myers Briggs Types For You, Based On Your Myers Briggs

When it comes to dating and relationships, we all want to find someone who's our "best match" — someone who ticks all the compatibility boxes, …

These Are the Chores Your Child Should Be Doing This Year Based on Their Age

If you're a mama who feels like she's doing literally everything around the house, including picking up after your very capable kids, we know how you …

All The Questions You Should Ask On A Third Date If You Want To Get Closer To Someone

You've probably seen that viral story about the 36 questions to ask on a first date to fall in love. Call me a skeptic, but I don't believe that …

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8 body-language tricks that are hard to master but will pay off forever

As Ursula the sea witch famously said, "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."<p>Some tricks, like remembering to smile, are easy to …

Body Language

4 Signs Your Relationship Will Last

When you start a romantic relationship, you go in with some idea that you and this person could go the distance — otherwise why would you waste your …

Is Your Relationship Just a Pit Stop?

When a couple comes in to see me for therapy, I often start by asking each of them, “Where are you currently the most alive, the most …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

23 Mother’s Day Books You Can Order on Amazon Prime Right Now

If your mom’s a reader, you may be looking for a Mother’s Day book to buy right now. While there’s a certain genre to choose from (one unfairly …

Books

9 phrases smart people never use in conversation

We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling …

Date Someone Who Makes Love Easy

<i>This post was brought to you by</i> Thought Catalog <i>and</i> Quote Catalog.<p><i>By</i> Liane White<p>Date someone who makes you feel safe. Someone you can tell your deepest secrets to and they won’t judge you. Someone you trust not to give up on you when the going gets tough. Someone whose affection towards you never …

7 Interview Tips Every Introvert Should Know

Job interviews can be mildly terrifying for anyone, but they’re extra-extra-terrifying for introverts. (Wildly brag about my strengths? No thanks.) …

27 Things Every Person Who Loves A Woman Should Know

💕💕💕💕💕💕<p>Learning how to love a woman ― whether it’s a significant other, sibling, best friend or parent ― is an important lesson that you’ll carry with you forever.<p>With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we asked our Facebook followers<p>to tell us one thing anyone who loves a woman ― …

The Most Moving Personal Essays You Needed To Read In 2016

Here are some of the most beautiful and insightful personal essays that BuzzFeed staff and contributors wrote this year (in the order they were published).<p><b>"</b>As a trans woman, my relationship to makeup — and accompanying cisnormative beauty ideals — has been particularly fraught. My 2015 resolution …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …