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A Guy Read 50 Years Worth of Relationship Studies. He Came Up With 17 Strategies

What makes love last? Different researchers from different academic disciplines have examined the question over the years and now a professor has …

Psychology

The purpose of life isn’t to be happy—it’s to be fulfilled

The term “happy” was traditionally synonymous with good fortune.<p>It found its way into the English language around the 14th century, and it wasn’t something that people actively pursued. It was thought that you either stumbled onto it or you didn’t. It wasn’t until the 17th century that the word …

Happiness

Leaving My Good Relationship Was the Best Decision I've Ever Made

When I first met Mark* in the employee break room at the restaurant where we both worked three years ago, the connection was instant. During that …

Relationships

The Real Secret to a Successful Marriage That Isn't "Don't Go to Bed Angry"

Between dating and marriage, Nikki Pennington has been with her husband for quite some time. The couple fell in love as teenagers and have been married now for 11 years. After frequently being asked about the secret to their success, the blogger behind Grief to Hope decided to lay it all out there …

The 20 questions that will save your relationship

Everyone in a long-term relationship knows there’s a price to be paid for security. All-night sex sessions are traded for a good night’s sleep, and “lovey-dovey” chats cede to logistical briefings. (When did you last have a conversation that didn’t end with: “You forgot to buy BIN BAGS?!”) As the …

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

Time Management

This Guy Has The Best Way Of Handling His Girlfriend's Anxiety

Having anxiety can leave you with a constant fear that your partner will break up with you. Except it feels less like a fear than an intuition. An …

Mental Health

air-free bicycle tires let you wave goodbye to punctures

jan 12, 2018<p>strictly limited to a run of 250 cars, british-automaker lyonheart cars builds a modern iteration of the classic jaguar 'e-type' from the …

Why Self-esteem Is Different From Confidence and How to Build Both Effectively

As humans, we sort of depend on certain qualities and traits. For example, self-esteem and self-confidence (or confidence) are two fundamental …

Low-Impact Cardio Workout That's Perfect For Beginners, Too!

Not all cardio needs to involve jumping, hopping, and skipping. Lauren Boggi, founder of Lauren Boggi Active, created this 35-minute workout that will get your heart rate up to burn calories without a lot of high-impact moves. We offer low-impact modifications for every move, too. Plus, you don't …

Exercise

30-day plan to calm the mind and control your life - TODAY.com

Hoda Kotb's one of the busiest women in television, so it's no surprise one of her goals for the new year was to find a way to care for her mind and feel more organized. To help achieve her goals, Hoda enlisted the help of Angie Johnsey, an RN CHT-hypnotherapist and celebrity mind coach.<p>Closed …

Megyn Kelly

To Defuse an Argument, Think About the Future

If you’re caught up in conflict with someone, there are a few practical strategies that can help you resolve the situation. These strategies include seeking compromise, taking the other person’s perspective, being humble, trying to forgive, and not casting blame. But personal conflicts are …

Psychology

The Key to Peace: Let Go of How Things "Should" Be & Accept What Is

<b>“</b><b>Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.”</b> <b>~Wayne Dyer</b><p>Many of my friends are …

This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox.</i><p>I dislike myself.<p>I fear the worst.<p>I change my mood a lot.<p>I am easily disturbed.<p>I get stressed out easily.<p>I am full of doubt.<p>I feel threatened easily.<p>These are sample statements …

Psychology

Why you will (eventually) marry the right person

As 2016 drew to a close last month, I opened my newsfeed with dread, braced for more gloomy tidings. Sure enough, amidst the news round-ups and “best of” lists was The New York Times’ most popular article of the year: “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person.”<p>In a year when Americans voted to turn back …

United Kingdom

Changing Sexual Partners: Is It Good for Your Heart and Marriage?

"Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before." Mae West<p>"Jewish women do not believe in sex after marriage." (From the movie, Suzie …

Love

Why Do Guys Mess Up Healthy Relationships?

Growing up, I always felt I approached relationships differently from most. My philosophy was: if I was going to date somebody, I had to be almost 100 percent sure I'd marry them. If not, then it was a waste of time.<p>I figured most people regarded dating this way. But I know many people who've dated …

The Biggest Mistake We Can Make When Choosing a Life Partner

<i>What common mistakes do people make when choosing a life partner? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Craig Weiler, married almost thirty years, on Quora:</b><p>When choosing a life partner, most …

Relationships

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Why You Shouldn't Work More Than 90 Minutes Without Taking a Break

We often discuss the importance of taking more breaks to be more productive, but the folks at PayScale have put together a great explanation for …

Pomodoro Technique

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy in Tough Times

An entrepreneur's life is full of ups and downs, it is important to not let disappointment set you off course.<p>Our mind is our most valuable resource, yet we take very little time to take care of it. Everyone understands the importance of being healthy, yet many of us prioritize our physical health …

Mental Health

Epic: Being in Love is Not Enough to Get Married

Love gets you on the road to a healthy <i>marriage</i>. Maybe you have a healthy perfect relationship. It can get and keep you in the game and help to keep …

What It's Like to Have Borderline Personality Disorder

"I keep seeing my neighbor's pool in winter, just an empty bowl of dusty blue tiles. Imagine standing in the middle of that, when suddenly, the pool fills up. In an instant, you're drowning."<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>It's Mental Health Week across Australia. Each state starts …

Mental Health

100 Signs She Isn’t Marriage Material

sam4christ 0<p>Post Views: 2,353<p>Not every woman you date… hell, not even every woman you fall in love with is someone you want to have for a wife. In …

6 Things You Should Never Change About Yourself For A Partner

There’s one thing we should all aim for when looking for love: Finding a partner who accepts and loves us just as we are.<p>Settling for anything less than that will set you up for heartbreak. Below, marriage therapists and other experts share six things you should <i>never</i> feel compelled to change for …

OPINION: The Plight of Leftover Women in China

Gone are the days when each time my three best female friends and I chatted in an online WeChat group (Chinese version of Snapchat), marriage is the last thing we rambled on about. Yet now, about 80 percent of the discussions center on how to expand our social circles to find a potential mate, how …

9 Things To Know When Someone You Love Is Suffering From Depression

<i>This was originally published on Scary Mommy.</i><p>I've watched people I love suffer from depression my whole life--I know what it's like to confront the disease from the outside looking in. I know about the very complicated mix of concern and anger and fear, and about trying to find that balance between …

Relationships
Psychology

The Marriage Decision: Everything Forever or Nothing Ever Again

There’s not really any normal way to start a relationship. Some people go on a date, and then another date, and then another, and one day it’s just …

Relationships