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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …


31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …


Stop Scrolling Through Instagram—Read These Books Instead

We get it: The lure of the mindless Instagram scroll is strong, and it can be hard to resist just one tiny peek at your emails, even on the weekend. …


29 Easy Ways To Improve Your Skin Long-Term

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14 Face Masks With Before And After Photos That Will Have You Reaching For Your Wallet

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I earn $950 an hour writing from my couch — here are my best tips for people who want to work for themselves

People are intrigued when I say I'm a writer: "Ooooh, novels? TV shows? Anything I know?"<p>When I explain that I have a blog and a copywriting business, they say, "Cool!" but sometimes, their eyes mist with pity. They offer to help me find work. They picture me living in a water-stained basement …

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10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Refuse to Think

Believing these negative thoughts can become a self-fulfilling prophecy you want no part of, trust me.<p>Pay attention to what comes out of your mouth. The language you use affects how you experience your world, and how others experience you. Inevitably, things get "lost in translation."<p>If you're …

If You Haven't Heard Of These TV Shows, You're Seriously Missing Out

While some women are assembling dating rosters for cuffing season, others are happily scrolling On Demand options and compiling Netflix …


How To Feed Yourself When You're Depressed

An extremely cool feature of depression is an overwhelming indifference to the concept of staying alive. Eating is a prerequisite for life, so it …

Mental Health

Five books by women and about women that everyone should read

Women’s writing has long been a thorn in the side of the male literary establishment. From fears in the late 18th century that reading novels—particularly written by women—would be emotionally and physically dangerous for women, to the Brontë sisters publishing initially under male pseudonyms, to …


What it’s like to have high-functioning depression and why you shouldn’t bottle it up

opinion<p><b>We all have a mental image of what depression looks like.</b><p>Google the word, and you’ll find countless pictures of brooding, melancholic people …

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This 15-Minute Task Could Boost Your Paycheck by $200 a Month. Here's How to Do It

The IRS just unveiled a useful new calculator.<p>December’s tax cut means millions of Americans will owe less money when they file their 2018 tax …


The 25 Best True Crime Books Every Person Should Read

Because nonfiction is often sometimes more terrifying and unsettling<p>For every suspense novel that shocks and awes readers, there are real life stories that make fiction seem tame and predictable. True crime is a loaded genre: The best authors do not sensationalise violence and human suffering, but …


9 Ways to Cure Your Own Depression

Whether it tumbles down on you on gloomy days or is triggered by a disappointment or loss, depression is an unwelcome guest in every home. But before …


16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto

Re-grow vegetables, make the perfect gift for a sick friend, or seriously upgrade your morning breakfast routine.


10 times you should never use your debit card — even if it is convenient

Debit might seem great because there's no chance of spending more than you have or risking steep overdraft fees, but the stakes are also higher when it comes to fraud.<p>That's why debit cards are one of the things you should never, ever keep in your purse. For one thing, debit cards take cash …

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15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …


Porn star reveals the best way to shave your bikini line with simple step by step guide

Shaving is something most women do so regularly they don't really think about it.<p>It's just a slightly annoying part of day-to-day life.<p>But according …

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14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Marie Kondo

When depression wants you back: how I cope with a mental illness relapse

opinion<p>I have this old friend who occasionally turns up at my door, totally out of the blue.<p>I don’t see much of her any more but, when she is here, …


How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

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5 Ways to Cope with Emotional Stress

Emotional stress can be particularly painful and be challenging to deal with. Part of the reason is that thinking about a solution, or discussing …


How to cut out toxic people — even your own mother

Everyone has at least one difficult person in their life that they have to deal with, whether they like it or not.<p>“Our personal networks involve all …


These Insanely Delicious Instant Pot Meals Let You Feed the Whole Family For Less Than $10

Sure, Instant Pots make planning your weekday meals about a thousand times easier, but not all the recipes out there that cater to this pressurized cooker are easy on the wallet. From quick and easy chicken recipes that even your pickiest eater will enjoy to modern takes on your mother's casserole, …


The 3 Most Important Books to Read in 2018, According to Harvard Professors

While it's easy to acquire a disdain toward assigned reading while at school, it can be challenging to find the same motivation to read in the real …

Steven Pinker

8 Reasons Living Like A Cat Will Make You Much, Much Happier

So cool, so curious.<p><i>After years of living with and observing his own cat Ziggy, author Stéphane Garnier decided people would be much happier if they adopted the calm, wise, and self-assured characteristics of cats. In</i> How to Think Like a Cat<i>, he shares key tips for following their lead — and</i> …


What Parents Need to Know About Juuling

One of the biggest topics right now in high school parent newsletters everywhere is the Juul. It’s a popular e-cigarette system that looks a lot like …

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‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

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8 Dermatologists Agree—This $10 Product Is the "Gold Standard" in Anti-Aging

The sheer size of drugstore skincare sections is enough to overwhelm any casual shopper—and the anti-aging offerings are even more complicated. Which …

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21 Skin Care Products And Hacks Everyone Should Know About

Who's ready for some sexy skin?<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

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