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14 strategies to accelerate your personal growth by 1,000%

First, personal evolution is a choice.<p>It’s not genetic.<p>It’s an overall approach to life.<p>It’s a mindful understanding of how the internal and external …

Self-improvement

The Best Advice I've Learned In 10 Years Of Writing About Relationships

I have been writing about relationships for nearly 10 years now (man, that sentence really made me feel old!). One thing I discovered pretty early on …

30 Skin-Care Products That Deliver Instant Results

Patience is overrated.<p>Skin care generally requires patience in order to see results. (Annoying, right?) But if you've got angry, red skin or baggy eye circles, waiting really sucks.<p>If you need a near-instant fix, look for certain key ingredients in your products: Hyaluronic acid, caffeine, and …

19 Dogs Who Pushed Their Owners To Their Absolute Limits

Still cute tho.

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

These Dark Crystals Might Be The Most Necessary

If Spencer Pratt has taught us anything, it's that no matter how pretty a crystal may be, it's how you use them that counts. That's especially true …

I’ve had sex with three of my Uber drivers

I was in a long-term relationship for about six years. We had a pretty racy sex life – we’d had a few threesomes, we weren’t shy about sex in public …

These 14 Free Apps Will Help You Manage Your Mental Health

<i>Refinery29 is exploring mental health topics as part of our partnership with Clinton Global Initiative University.</i><p>We've heard it over and over again …

Mental Health

13 True Medical Stories That Will Make You Gasp, "OH MY GOD!"

The human body is a weird thing.

10 Popular Cauliflower Recipes to Make Right Now

One of the coolest things about being an adult (I use that term loosely) is to see foods that used to take a backseat to other showstoppers finally …

Cooking

5 Cheap Under-Eye Products Dermatologists Swear By

A really great under-eye cream can prevent fine lines and wrinkles, lovingly known as crow's feet, and keep your skin healthy, hydrated, and …

The Best Things That Happen When You Get A Divorce

No matter how amicable or conscious your uncoupling may be, parting ways from your spouse is, more often than not, a devastatingly painful life …

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

I never wanted to date a co-worker, but we seemed like a perfect match

“How does the idea of being slapped hard in the face during sex make you feel?” a software engineer named Will asked me in a conference room full of our co-workers.<p>“That’s a great question<i>,”</i> I said. “Statistically, 18 percent of men and 12 percent of women say they’re into it.”<p>No, we were not …

Giving up alcohol for a year salvaged my mental health | Ned Lamb

My self-worth and confidence were shot to pieces, and something had to change. Quitting drink gave me some control over my life<p>As the clocks strike midnight on New Year’s Eve, I will finish a 12-month stretch of self-imposed sobriety. A year ago I had got to a point where I was drinking and smoking …

Mental Health

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

Self-improvement