Melissa Johnson

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20 Questions That Could Strengthen Your Relationship

Most intimate couples work hard to keep their relationship functioning and secure. They try to avoid conflicts that threaten their partnership and do …

Relationships

10 Relationship Stages That All Couples Go Through - OLBlog

You must pay attention to The mystery of Love-Science & why do you fall in love? Do you really want a successful healthy relationship? There are 10 …

Defying Gravity Dance Photography Series By Jocelyne Jeannot

Jocelyne Jeannot’s parents met in NYC as artists selling their work on the street. Growing up, she explored various mediums with the scrap supplies …

Famifi

Do You Have These 7 Essential Habits?

Illustrated by Sydney Hass.<p>My current writing project is a book that will be called <i>Before and After</i>, about the most fascinating subject ever: the …

The New Safety App for Women

In the age of Snapchat, Angry Birds, and Candy Crush, why did no one think of this sooner?<p>It reads like a <i>Law & Order: SVU</i> episode, but it's true: A year ago, a friend of mine left her two roommates at a bar to walk the three blocks home to their apartment in a yuppie Boston neighborhood. She wanted …

10 Tips To Really Succeed After Graduating

When you graduate, getting that first job seems like the only thing that matters. That is, until you work at it a while, and you realize that getting paid to use your degree–which once made you feel so lucky and satisfied–doesn’t equate to professional or personal happiness. Suddenly, you’re not …

23 Things Nobody Tells Women About Sex

<b>1. Everybody is either lying or bragging about how much sex they're having.</b> If you think you've had a few dry months, your friend who always tells stories of hot stranger sex at brunch may not have gotten laid in <i>years</i>, so take heart.<p><b>2. And also about how good it is. (Or isn't.)</b> Don't worry. We're …

How To Banish Your Anxiety During Job Interviews

ILLUSTRATED BY SYDNEY HASS.<p>As a psychotherapist and executive coach, I’m in the unique position to help clients develop smart strategies for winning …

10 Signs You Know He's Smitten

As women, often when we're dating someone new, we can't help but project to the future in the first few dates. There's nothing more exciting than the beginning of a new relationship when your heart starts beating a little bit faster.<p>If you've met a guy online, swiped right on Tinder for a mutual …

Why Men Suck at Breakups

<b>There's a reason guys prefer fading away to facing reality. Jake enlightens us—and makes things easier.</b><p>In every relationship there is a moment when you must decide whether it's serious or not. The Egg Lady—the cool, confident woman I've been with who told me on our first date about freezing her …

Exclusive: Nike fires majority of FuelBand team, will stop making wearable hardware

Nike is gearing up to shutter its wearable-hardware efforts, and the sportswear company this week fired the majority of the team responsible for the development of its FuelBand fitness tracker, a person familiar with the matter told CNET.<p>"As a fast-paced, global business we continually align …

Why I'd Rather Dance Like Beyoncé Than Go to the Gym

A former ballerina finds her fitness groove<p>I know everyone says they hate working out, but I <i>really, truly</i> hate working out. I haven't stepped foot inside a gym in over 5 years, nor have I been able to hold onto any kind of workout routine for longer than one month. Recently, my best friend gave me …

Kimmel Is the Jimmy!

He is the Jimmy who makes kids cry. Who still cracks up at the thought of a crank call. Enjoys pissing off his own writers. Loves hoaxes and pranks and pushes them further than most people do. But no, seriously, he is a super nice guy. Not as nice as that other Jimmy, but nice.<p><i>Published in the</i> …

Kevin Bacon Revives His Iconic Footloose Dance for Jimmy Fallon

Remember <i>Footloose</i>? Of course you do. The '80s flick may be 30 years old, but new generations discover it all the time thanks to cable reruns, and, of …

We Bet Reese Witherspoon Regrets This '90s Hairstyle

Oh, the '90s! Our family photo albums are filled with Polaroids of us sporting trends we thought were so cool from that decade, but now regret. And not even celebrities are exempt from such embarrassing moments, as we see in this throwback photograph of Reese Witherspoon.<p>Before her "Cruel …

How To Look Amazing In Photos

Like hearing your own voice on tape, seeing a photo of yourself can be a bit...jarring. Both pixels and film have a way of amplifying any miniscule …

Curvy

Mila Kunis Is Pregnant With Baby Kutcher

Photo: Courtesy Alamy.<p>Turns out the baggy sweaters bride-to-be Mila Kunis has been wearing lately were hiding something: a baby bump! A source has …

Girls Finale Recap: Finally, We Are All Closer To Our Truth!

Photo: Courtesy of HBO<p>The first season of <i>Girls</i> was a discovery; the second was about backlash, evolution, and those small, doe-like steps toward …

Bionic ears: let's hear it for cochlear implants…

Sitting at the kitchen table rolling a ball of Play-Doh, Oliver Campbell is a picture of childhood contentment. At just under two years old he is experimenting with words and is happily peppering his creative endeavours with them. But inside Oliver's head something extraordinary is happening. …

How will songwriters fare in a world of Spotify and Pandora?

Los Angeles' music industry is made up of more than just multi-platinum-selling singers and veneered rock bands: Behind the scenes, songwriters are …

9 Women Who Would Make Fantastic Late-Night Hosts

In a recent <i>New York Times</i> article about new <i>Tonight Show</i> host Jimmy Fallon's quest for younger viewership, author Bill Carter relegated Chelsea Handler to a parenthetical aside when listing Fallon's competition in the demo, "(The only female host in late-night is Chelsea Handler, 38, on E!)" In …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

Geek

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

Bruce Lee

5 Easy Tricks to Bust Out of a Bad Mood

Bad moods are the worst, aren't they? Especially the ones that you just wake up with and can't shake. Those are the ones I really dislike. But as I've come to learn over the years, you can either make or break your own happiness. And while sometimes it isn't easy, no matter the circumstances, you …

Associated Press News

NFL Cheerleaders File Suit Saying They Make As Little As $2.85 Per Hour

<i>Update: In March, the U.S. Department of Labor announced it closed its investigation of the Oakland Raiders, and concluded that the Raiders are</i> …