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How 1 Text Message Created An Entire Mental Health Organization

The power of technology.<p>One text message could save a life.<p>After a young woman texted DoSomething.org with a heartbreaking cry for help, the non-profit volunteer group's CEO, Nancy Lublin, knew she needed to create an outlet for people struggling with crises in their lives. She quickly founded a …

Mental Health

Lady Gaga's Outlook On Anxiety Is Genuinely Refreshing

"I just want these kids to know that that depth that they feel as human beings is normal."<p>Lady Gaga is using her public status for good by sharing a message of hope for those who suffer from mental health conditions.<p>The singer and "American Horror Story" actress chronicled her own anxiety and …

Mental Health

What I learned when I followed Benjamin Franklin’s schedule for a week

I've heard time and again that the most successful people in life rise and reflect before the sun does, so I figured why not give it a shot myself and see if I magically get successful over night too?<p>Even though I hated myself the second I hit "publish" on that post, because who the hell wants to …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a metagrobologist?

Hello Guzzlers,<p>Here’s a definition from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary.<p><b>metagrobolize:</b> puzzle, mystify; puzzle out.<p>So <b>metagrobology</b> is the study of puzzles and <b>metagrobologist</b> an expert in such study.<p>David Singmaster is possibly the world’s best known metagrobologist. He gained prominence in …

Puzzles

Four Steps to Freedom from Negative Thinking

A number of years ago I created a free email-based program called “Daily Now Moments.” Every day people get an email into their inbox that is meant …

Mindfulness

This app can save you $2000 a year

They graduated into a bad economy and don't earn enough. They're entitled Millennials who rely on their parents. They are drowning in college loans. And so on.<p>Maybe the answer is a simpler one: because almost everybody is bad at saving. And that's not our fault. "Beyond a doubt, the human brain …

Personal Finance

32 Adorable Animals Who Have Found Their True Love

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An iPhone app changed my outlook on life for the better

I've never personally struggled with depression. Like most Americans, I've known people who struggle with it, including close friends and family members.<p>The World Health Organization actually predicts that by 2030, depression will affect more people in the world than any other disease. That's just …

5 Plants for Your Bedroom to Help You Sleep Better

Apart from being decorative, house plants also prove to be highly beneficial when it comes to your health. For one thing, they filter the air and …

Plants

Modern Etiquette: Ten rules for success in the workplace | Reuters

August 3 (Reuters) - Over a century ago, legendary magnate John D. Rockefeller said, “I will pay more for the ability to deal with people than any other skill under the sun.”<p>Since then, studies by companies such as Google have echoed his thinking by pointing out that the most effective managers and …

Etiquette

13 Ways You May Be Accidentally Making Yourself Unhappy

Mental health experts weigh in on the things that aren't as good for you as you think.<p>If you haven't been feeling so hot, these little seemingly normal things might be a problem. To help, BuzzFeed Life talked to a few mental health experts about the most common behaviors that might not be as …

Online

This Breathing Exercise Can Help You Stay Focused At Work

Think you know how to breathe? Think again. Here’s a method to help you keep calm and carry on.<p>What if there were something you could do right this minute to improve how engaged, productive, and creative you are at work? As it turns out, there is, and you’re already doing it—breathing.<p>Breathing …

Food Combinations That Sound Gross but are Actually Delicious

20 Food Combos That Sound Gross but Are Actually Freaking Delicious<p>These crazy food pairings are the best thing since peanut butter and jelly.<p>Some foods are made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, bacon and eggs.<p>But what about soy sauce and chocolate or pizza and tuna? Turns …

See Cecil the Lion and Other Animals Light Up the Empire State Building

Cecil the lion from Zimbabwe is seen on the Empire State Building, in the 'Projecting Change on the Empire State Buildin<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kena …

Extinction

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Advice for 20-Somethings From Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Geniuses

If you’re young and your career is in its early days, you’ve likely been privy to plenty of career truisms and clichés.<p>But if “follow your passion,” …

How to Eat Sugar to Lose Weight

As it turns out, how the sweet stuff affects your weight has a lot to do with what sugar-laden foods you eat, when you eat them, and what you pair them with, says dietician Georgie Fear, R.D., author of <i>Lean Habits for Lifelong Weight Loss</i>. So instead of forcing yourself through sugar withdrawals, …

This mysterious poem is cheering up London

LONDON – At first glance, an anonymous poem that's currently doing the rounds on social media appears to be fairly downbeat.<p>However, it's got a …

The 10 Most Creative Ways to Customize Your Clothes

Are you still having nightmares about that time you showed up to prom wearing the same dress as your friend… or worse, your frenemy? Yikes. Been there, done that. Well, one of the best parts about being an adult (and out of the prom nightmare) is knowing your likes and dislikes when it comes to …

Introducing: A Daily Routine So Good it Works for Early Birds and Night Owls

I’m sure you’ve seen studies and articles comparing early birds and night owls. Night people are smarter and more entrepreneurial. But morning people …

How To Dramatically Improve Your Memory

Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how.<p>Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone and forget their name by the time they walk away?<p>Don’t worry; you’re not alone. A 2007 survey …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Determining who you hire for a job plays a big part in forming your company's culture and ensuring its future success. Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees -- as well as weeding out …

How to Build Academic Vocabulary

ASCD HIGHLIGHTS<p>Sign Up for Free <i>EL</i><p>The Summer 2014 issue of <i>Educational Leadership</i> magazine—on the theme "Making a Difference"—is digital-only and free! …

No more lime and soda: how bars are riding the teetotal craze

Teetoalism is rising and bars are taking note, creating non-alcoholic versions of our favourite tipples<p>Once upon a time, if you wanted a non-alcoholic drink in a bar, there was little to tempt you on the menu. Lime and soda or a coke were pretty much the only options: that, or perhaps a badly-made …

Alcohol

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

A Powerful Guide for People-Pleasers (and a Giveaway!)

<i>Update: The winners for this giveaway are Galit Erez and Granny Nate.</i><p>I’ve often wondered if I suppressed my tears when I was born, in fear of …

9 Best Yogurts to Eat for Weight Loss

Packed with protein, crammed with calcium, popping with probiotics, yogurt has all the makings of the best weight loss foods.<p>But tread ye carefully …

Nutrition