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11 Ways To Set Yourself Up For Success In Your Early 20s

Whether you're still in school or recently graduated, on your own or still living with your parents, you could benefit from some advice from those who've already figured out how to survive in the real world.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users addressed the question: "What can I do in my 20s that will …

7 Tough Love Commandments for Spring Cleaning Your Closet

Because you want to go shopping, but your wardrobe can't take it anymore.<p><i>We're dying to buy all the things on our spring wish lists, but given the state of our closets, we might need to do something else</i> <i>first. Lately, getting ready in the morning has felt like a cross between a 'Hoarders' episode</i> …

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Typography Mania #232

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

More Stunningly Surreal Portraits Featuring Wild Animals by Katerina Plotnikova

Since the last time we featured Moscow-based photographer Katerina Plotnikova's incredible portraits of young women holding wild animals, her stunning images have only grown more daring, now featuring even larger and more exotic creatures such as bears, elephants, giraffes, and elk.<p>The …

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Artist Fantastically Photoshops Homeless Dogs to Find Them Homes

Budapest, Hungary-based photographer Sarolta Bn is best known for her stunningly surreal scenes that include sky high paintbrush trees and flying origami birds. To change the perception of abandoned shelter animals, and to help find them homes, she recently embarked on a new series that all feature …

Get Out of Your Own Way

The key to reaching a goal: giving yourself consequences for slacking<p>This is the time of year when everyone launches a self-improvement campaign. But since most people give up on their New Year's resolutions by February—at the latest—you need a creative way to keep yourself on track. Through my …

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53 Travel Quotes To Inspire You To See the World

Here’s an inspirational travel quote for each week of the year (plus one for good measure) to keep you dreaming of exotic lands:<p>1. “To move, to …

Top Ten Things to Do in Ireland and Northern Ireland

Epic coastal drives. Historic links courses. Literary pub tours. Castles that echo of ancestry. The allure of Ireland and Northern Ireland is as strong as ever—soak it all in with these ten don't-miss experiences.

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10 Life Lessons from the Calmest Man in the World

For more than 60 years, Thich Nhat Hanh has followed the path of Zen Buddhism. Here, his most thought-provoking quotes.

What Is Character? Debunking the Myth of Fixed Personality

We’ve previously explored what it means to be human and what defines a “person.” Much of our understanding of personhood hinges on what we call “character” — but what, exactly, is it? Here is an omnibus of definitions and insights from notable cross-disciplinary thinkers, from philosophy to …

10 Things Happy People Do Differently

Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.<p>-Dalai Lama<p>Think being happy is something that happens as a result of luck, …

19 Natural Remedies for Anxiety

Proven ways to control the symptoms of anxiety without medication.

How to Release Disappointment and Thrive When Life Isn’t Fair

<b>“When you learn to accept instead of expect, you'll have fewer disappointments.” ~Unknown</b><p>Two days before, I had been in the fetal position on my …

The Biggest Lessons I've Learned from Managing Anxiety

Six million Americans have panic disorder. Forty million have an anxiety disorder. So, if you're struggling with anxiety, you're absolutely not …

How to Improve Your Personal Awareness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The one person above all else, whose opinion counts more than anything, and who should know you better than anyone else, is yourself. Most people …

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Stress Relief: 10 Ways to Relieve Stress

Relaxation techniques: Learn how to relax and reduce stress<p>Summer used to signal a time for a well-deserved reprieve from life's rigors. Par for the season: lazy afternoons at the beach, abbreviated workdays, and long breaks away from the daily grind. This year, though, you might be working extra …

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How to Reduce Stress

Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure becomes stress when you feel unable to cope. Everyone reacts …

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

How to Be Mature

Maturity is more than a matter of age. There are mature 6-year-olds and immature 80-year-olds. Maturity is a matter of how you treat yourself and …

Fearless Living: 4 Ways To Run Your Life With A Little Less Fear

If "fear" didn't exist, what risks would you take?<p>The question may inspire endless fantasies (and please, spend some time relfecting), but it also points to some obstacles. Namely, that fear is actually a necessity. "Fear is a survival skill," says Susan Schorn, a self-defense and karate …

It's Not Too Late (Or Too Soon) To Get Therapy

Midlife is all about managing change without letting it overwhelm you. Kids leave the nest, parents die, your own health declines or maybe you lose your job in a round of layoffs. It can all leave you feeling at sea. Even positive changes — retirement or the birth of a first grandchild, for example …

How to Deal With Anxiety

Anxiety can be experienced occasionally or as a persistent condition that can interfere with your life. It’s natural to feel stressed before a big …

The Super Simple Way to Improve Your Mood

Use this trick to bust through your next funk<p>You were running late, spilled coffee on your report, and didn’t feel prepared for your meeting with your boss. <i>Rough</i> day<i>.</i> Want to cheer yourself up? You can make yourself happier by listening to positive music and making a mental effort to feel better at …

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