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8 Vicious Lies Negative People Tell You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve personally dealt with a lot of negative people since the birth of my blog. But alas, the folly was mine and I have no one to blame. I believed …

Why Forgiving Yourself Can Be So Hard (But How to Do It Anyway)

Somehow, even in a culture that values forgiveness, guilt isn't so easy to erase. If you have done something you are deeply ashamed of or guilty …

Positive Thinking

Dr. Phil: You Teach People How to Treat You

Everything we do in life has a payoff. You go to work to make money. You go swimming because you enjoy it, or it helps you stay healthy. The same is …

10 Ways Low Self-Confidence Shackles You

I know you.<p>You have dreams for your life.<p>You want to be amazing. You want to achieve something great. You want to wake up happy and enthusiastic …

Never Have a Bad Hair Day Again! 5 Quick Fixes to Your Most-Pressing Issues

Chalk it up to the weather, lack of motivation, or one too many hits of the snooze button on our alarm clock, but there are days where we let our …

The 18 Best Vegetarian Recipes of 2013

Who would have thought that 2013 would be the year of the vegetarian recipe? Taking a look back at the recipes we've tested and tasted over the last year, I was amazed at not only the volume of vegetarian content we produce, but at its popularity with you, the Serious Eats community. Here are 18 of …

The Most Popular Recipes of 2013

GalleryThe Most Popular Recipes of 2013<p>2013 was a great year for recipes. And, no matter how much we at Serious Eats enjoyed each and every one, we looked to you to see which were the absolute best. From pizzas you can ace at home to vegan dishes that continue to win carnivores' loyalties, these …

Free Yourself by Being Direct

I'm a recovering people pleaser. Like many people (especially women), I was raised to be "nice" and put others' needs before my own. In my 20s, I took care of everybody else. In my 30s, I discovered my authentic self and realized that my own needs were not being met. In my 40s, I have taken …

Don't Make Resolutions -- Do This!

Every year we do the same thing around January. We reflect, which is a great thing, and then we make resolutions, which often aren't as helpful as we need them to be.<p>It's not just because we can't keep them. It's not all the money we spend on losing weight, getting fitter, or self-help (only to …

10 Food Terms to Know NOW

There's no doubt that culinary culture is having a moment. Expanding your foodie knowledge will make those steep prices at no-reservation hotspots worth the hours-long waits. Avoid menu mishaps by familiarizing yourself with these commonly misunderstood food items.<p><b>1. Pan Roasted</b><p>While delicious, pan …

21 Problems Only Single Women Understand

Yes, being single is awesome most of the time. But remember that time you saw Evil Dead and then hung out on your stoop watching an old Hispanic woman knit for an hour just so you didn't have to go into your empty apartment alone and potentially fight a demon? This post originally appeared on …

It's been one sweet year!

December 30, 2013<p>It’s been one sweet year!<p>The holidays are almost over and the year is winding down. I’ve certainly had more than my share of sweets …

Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 45 mins<br>• Total Time: 55 minutes<br>• Yield: 6 servings<br>• Category: Soup<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 117 reviews<p>This healthy …

7 Powerful Truths That Can Improve Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Pleasure can be supported by an illusion; but happiness rests upon truth.”<br>– Sébastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort<p>How you live is determined by your …

Motivation

5 Thoughts For Those Struggling With Depression (Or Life) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is an old quote attributed to the writer Henry James where he tells his nephew Willie, “There are three important things in human life. The …

Reframe Your Thoughts - Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Studies show that people who can change their situation gain less from changing their mindset than those who have no control over their situation.<p>If …

88% of New Year's Resolutions Fail: 12 Tactics to Beat the Odds

While New Year’s is a time of celebration and joy, it’s also a time for reflection.<p>It’s a time to look back at the past 12 months and assess not only …

Motivation

Uncommon Wisdom About Your Body, Lifestyle and Spiritual Awareness

<i>Photo Credit: istockphoto.com</i><p><i>"When every physical and mental resource is focused, one's power to solve a problem multiplies tremendously." -- Norman Vincent Peale</i><p>Empowerment.<p>It's what I'm all about. It's the name of my company. It's what I teach in both my Huna and NLP trainings. My mission …

8 Things You Are Doing the Wrong Way

We found the real reason our bedtime reading is keeping us up—along with 7 other everyday habits we're going about the wrong way...and what to try …

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

4 Morning Sex Tips That Will Make Every A.M. Amazing

If you're using one of the following excuses to avoid getting it on when you first wake up, here's how to kick your hesitation out of bed—and have some fun keeping yourself in it.<p><b>"Mornings are rushed."</b><br>To enjoy sunrise sex, you have to chill out. "For women to reach full levels of arousal, they need …

5 Habits That Will Improve Your Emotional Wellness

Do you monitor your emotional well-being and take action when you hit a rough patch? Let's be honest, most of us don't. Even if you did pay attention to your psychological health, would you know how to ease emotional pain when your feelings were hurt, how to boost your confidence when your …

24 Stunning Wine Bottle Centerpieces You Never Thought Could Complement A Special Event

Weddings are very special events, in most cases unique for the two most important participants. This puts pressure on you when planning it.Everything …

Are You Drinking Too Much? The Myth Of Moderation

Not long ago wine, or any form of alcohol, was considered a preventative beverage. Before we had sanitary drinking water, wine was the safest bet in town. Good mothers ensured their children enjoyed a morning cup of some fermented beverage for calories as well as for prevention of infection. In the …

Fact Check: How Dangerous Is Molly, the New ‘It’ Drug?

If you listen to electronic music, you’re probably familiar with molly.<p>Molly is basically the same as ecstasy. They’re both incarnations of the club …

The Dangers of Sharing Medication

Why? Asking your friends for their meds saves you time and money compared to scheduling an appointment with a doctor, says Wilson Compton, M.D., division director at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, who was not involved in the poll. But even if your symptoms seem similar to someone else’s, …

Why I Love Men

I'm sure that some of my more traumatized exes would be surprised to read that headline considering how, um, *cough cough* "unpleasantly" things ended between us, but really, it's true. I think men are great. Men are awesome, and not just when they put the seat down, or rub my feet, or agree with …

Relationships