Magdalena Górna

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Decorating Ideas: 10 All-White Rooms

Red Dirt Road is a home in East Hampton, New York designed by architect Amee Allsop with a clean, white interior that looks out onto the green wooded …

A Dining Room with Picture Perfect Lighting

How Casual Sex Can Affect Our Mental Health

With the gap between puberty and entry into marriage getting ever wider, more “emerging adults" are turning to casual encounters as a way to express …

Psychology

Why Breakups Hurt Even More Than You Think

On the surface, spilling a hot cup of coffee on yourself and finding out that your partner is leaving you seem like pretty distinct events—while the …

The Brain

20 Questions That Will Tell You If It's Love

If psychologists could define love, they’d be far ahead of every poet, playwright, and songwriter who’s ever tried to put this elusive feeling into …

University of Maryland

Why We Really Give Engagement Rings

<i>If you liked it then you shoulda put a ring on it—</i>Beyonce, "Single Ladies"<p>Is Beyonce’s famous line sexist? What does it really mean to "put a ring on …

Engagement Rings

Do You Need Everyone to Know Your Status?

My generation is probably one of the last to remember life before social media (or before the Internet, for that matter). I am constantly fascinated …

Social Media

Is Your Relationship Getting Serious? Should It?

More than a year ago, I wrote a post called, “Why aren’t you married yet?" that seemed to resonate with many of my readers. I still get emails and …

University of Illinois

6 Ways That Love Requires Courage

People often talk about what finding and keeping love requires—patience, selflessness, flexibility, etc. But what about <i>courage</i>? Where does “being …

Psychology

3 Keys to Ending a Relationship With Dignity

Long-term relationships and marriages end for many reasons, and rarely for no reason. If the reasons are not clear and understood by both parties, …

Midlife Crisis

The 3 Simple Habits That Predict Long-Term Love

The term <i>romantic love</i> is often used to describe that intense, joyful, passionate pleasure that couples experience as they “fall in love” in the …

Relationships

8 Ways to Talk to Difficult People

I have an allergy to superiority.<p>Start talking down to me or patronizing me in a belittling tone and I can feel my blood pressure rise. My nervous …

Self-help

How Should You Respond to Crises in Your Relationship?

Pursuing and distancing are normal ways that humans navigate relationships under stress, and one is not better or worse than the other. A problem …

Why We Judge Our Friends

Do we judge our friends? If I base my response solely on my clinical experience counseling men and women on relationships and other major life …

Psychology

Laws of Attraction: How Do We Select a Life Partner?

Most of us seek a partner, for life or at least for a while. But how do we choose? After all, we meet hundreds, even thousands, of people in the …

Psychology

5 Steps to Better Emotional Hygiene

I recently gave a TED Talk on "How to Practice Emotional Hygiene" (View the short talk here). If you don’t know what emotional hygiene is, don’t …

Self-esteem

The Appeal and the Risks of Rebound Relationships

Matt broke up with Cindy three months ago. They had been together for a year, but the last few months, in his mind, were all downhill. He was tired …

Relationships

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Concentrate! How to tame a wandering mind

Procrastinate often? Caroline Williams does, so decided to find out if brain training could tackle her wandering mind. What she discovered could help everyone.<p>I am about to be zapped in the head with an electromagnet, once a second, for eight minutes. I fidget, trying to get comfortable in a huge …

The Brain

You Are Who You Date

It’s no secret that people like to see themselves positively. Decades of research indicates that people go to great lengths to accentuate their …

Psychology

How Do You Know If You're in Love?

How do you know if you’re love?<p>The answer can change so much about your life, from how you interact with a current (or potential) partner to how you …

Love

Top 10 Dating

5 Brazilian Dishes to Celebrate the World Cup

The World Cup kicks off this Thursday in São Paulo. Here, five fantastic Brazilian dishes to honor the host country.<p>The World Cup kicks off this …

10 Healthy Food Blogs That Make Eating Well Extremely Easy

For many people, eating healthy is a chore. When the world is filled with glorious pastas, the cheesiest of pizzas, and layers of cake, why in the world would we ever bother eating a salad? Well, fellow gluttons, it's because not only is it a good idea for us to eat a vegetable every now in then, …

11 Reasons Unhappy Couples Don't Break Up

You can assume there's more going on than meets the eye.<p>Have you ever observed a hostile couple and thought, <i>Why do they stay together?</i><p>When I was a …

Self-help

How to End a Relationship, and How Not To

One used to hear horror stories about people ending relationships with a brief note. Imagine opening a letter in a familiar handwriting (remember …

Relationships

What Neuroscience Tells Us About Being in Love

<i>"How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?—Albert …

Relationships

Are You Emotionally Cheating?

In our sex-obsessed culture, we tend to view intimacy as merely physical, and narrow its focus to sexual activity. This, however, is not an accurate …

Relationships

27 Ways You Know You Suck At Being A Girly Girl

1. You are constantly showing up to events with the “improper” clothing, because you are completely unaware of what all societally established …