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7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence

Thirty percent of HR managers say most employers don't put enough emphasis on emotional intelligence during the hiring process. That's about to change.<p>Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional …

Heartbroken? A Psychology Coach Says to Do This One Thing After a Breakup

"Give yourself permission to feel," Cypers Kamen says. "Crying is cathartic." In the first moments following a breakup, it's normal (and even …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

The Perfect Three-day Weekend in Los Angeles

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s what to do on a short trip to Los Angeles.<p>If …

Find Out What Job Best Matches Your Personality

Feeling the itch to change jobs, or even careers? Before you take the plunge, try this quiz to see which job best fits your personality.<p>Developed in …

Personality

6 Signs Your Marriage Will Last a Lifetime

When asked, "What keeps your marriage strong?" these women had some unconventional answers. But hey, if it works, it works!<p><b>1. "</b><b>When something weird happens, my guy is always the first one I want to text." —Erin W., Highlands Ranch, CO</b><p>Seeing your guy as your person <i>—</i> the one you want to share gossip …

What to know before getting married: 13 difficult questions couples need to ask

Deep in the wash of romantic love, it's hard to imagine life with your soulmate as being anything other than blissful. Before you say "I do," it's a smart idea to look at the practical issues behind uniting with someone for (hopefully) the rest of your life that might make you say "I don't."<p>"If you …

10 Absurdly Simple Ways to Be a Better Husband

Forget fat diamonds and pricey trips to Paris. Make these easy moves instead

Why It's Not a Bad Thing to Be "Complicated" in a Relationship

Comedian Amy Schumer has some serious beef with <i>Bachelor</i> host Chris Harrison, after he repeatedly talked about how contestant Jubilee Sharpe was "complicated" on Monday night's <i>The Bachelor "Women Tell All" episode</i>.<p>In an interview with Sharpe, Harrison mentioned her "complicated" past several times …

10 public speaking mistakes successful people don't make

After interviewing successful professionals such as Guy Kawasaki, Nancy Duarte and Michael Port on my podcast, Improving Public Speaking, I have discovered what high achievers consider these mistakes to be.<p>The mistakes most professionals make in public speaking include:<p>When speaking in public, you …

Public Speaking

Why Daughters Suffer More from Divorce

A happy marriage is good for everyone in the family. It’s good for the couple, good for the children. Perhaps that’s why most people marry. More than …

The “kiss of death”: One behavior, above all, can doom a relationship

<b>(Proxima13 via iStock)</b><p>Conflict is inevitable in a relationship, but catching this poisonous behavior early will go a long way<p>Carrie Weisman<p>March 7, 2016 11:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Being in a relationship is bound to make you feel many things, and not all of them good. …

Why Being Engaged Can Spark the Most Challenging Time in a Relationship

It's not all champagne and cake tastings.<p>Being engaged is hyped up to be the most exciting time in your life. After all, you’re getting married! He or she is everything you ever wanted! You’re going to live happily ever after!<p>But it's not always smooth sailing. Engagements usually come with …

Wedding Planning

4 behaviors are the most reliable predictors of divorce

Associated Press<p>Ever been in the middle of a heated argument when suddenly the other person pulls out their phone and starts texting?<p>If the answer is …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

If Trump wins, this Canadian island wants to be your new home

Cape Breton Island is appealing to all the Americans who want to get the hell out of the country if a Donald Trump presidency happens.<p>Cape Breton is …

Donald Trump

4 behaviors are the most reliable predictors of divorce

If the answer is yes, and if you find it happening constantly, we hope that person isn't your significant other.<p>This behavior, known as stonewalling, is one of four reactions that John Gottman, a psychologist at the University of Washington and the founder of the Gottman Institute, has identified …

Macklemore raps about White Privilege – while reaping its rewards

Macklemore, who in a memorable, achingly awkward display of white privilege publicly patronised Kendrick Lamar after his 2014 Grammy win for Best Album, has released a new song. It’s called White Privilege II. In the nine-minute number, Macklemore raps: “Want people to like you, want to be …

How the Five "Love Languages" Can Help You Win at Relationships

Ever had an argument with your partner and wished they could just read your mind? If they only knew how you were feeling, they’d stop putting up a …

My Phone Ruined My Relationship

"He started to recognize every notification sound and would say something like, 'Great. Instagram is blowing you up again.'"<p><i>Star, 33, was with her boyfriend for four years before she got pregnant. After giving birth, she threw herself back into her public relations career and became more heavily</i> …

An FBI agent shares 9 tricks for reading people better

But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you off to what someone is thinking or feeling?<p>If you follow my column, you're familiar with LaRae Quy. LaRae, who spent 23 years as a counterintelligence agent for the FBI, now spends her time writing, speaking, and teaching others …

The One Non-Negotiable Thing About Every Relationship

We don't have to understand why someone needs something. We just have to respect that they do. If we want to be in a relationship with them, we have to respect their needs and be willing to meet them to the best of our ability.<p>I was in a coffee shop the other day and I overheard two women talking …

Hobbies

9 Signs You're In An Amazing Relationship

<i>Ever feel like you're part of an amazing duo? If you recognize any of these signs from YourTango, chances are you're right.</i><p>Not all couples are …

Using White Privilege for Positive Change

As a teenager, I proudly told my first black friends that I was colorblind. I thought I was saying the right thing, telling them that race doesn't matter to me. I now realize how sickeningly smug that sounds. I know they weren't color blind.<p>I have chosen to feel varying degrees of fury over the …

Is The Person You're Dating Marriage Material?

Marriage is a union of two people. It's something that happens when you're madly in love and are super eager to start the rest of your life with your beloved by your side. It's hard work, yes, but the best things in life aren't easy. Can the person you're dating confidently answer these nine …

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