Niessa Legere

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16 Fun First Date Ideas from Single Women

First dates are the dentist appointments of the social world: They’re pretty much a non-negotiable if you’re looking for love (or just want to get …

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 …

Living Rooms

Couples Need This Even More Than Love

Couples don't just drift apart for no reason.<p>I strongly believe that understanding is more important than love, especially when it comes to parenting …

I’m not afraid of commitment — I just love my independence

When an ex-boyfriend recently announced his 10th anniversary with his girlfriend on Facebook, I silently congratulated him for spending the past decade in a serious relationship while I remained single.<p>I’ve had my share of romantic relationships in that time, but none has lasted longer than a few …

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

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The best teas for sleep, anxiety, bloating, cramps and more

Got a bloated belly? There’s a tea for that. And also one for the jitters, insomnia, even crippling period cramps. It turns out that herbal brews can help remedy more than a few common health complaints. Read on to find the right sip to ease your discomfort.<p><b>For bloat</b><p>Fennel tea is a hero to the …

A former FBI agent explains how emotional intelligence will make you more mentally tough

While they considered themselves mentally tough, they preferred words like awareness and alertness to describe the skills they carefully honed over the years.<p>So what is mental toughness? It is being alert and aware of our emotions, thoughts, and behavior so we can manage them in ways that set us up …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything.<p>It's a great feeling, isn't it? Checking something off your to-do list. Mission accomplished. Done. But it's …

Time Management

19 Books That Are Brutally Honest About Mental Health

Memoirs, YA, essays and more.

11 Things You Need to Sleep Better at Night

So you can wake up feeling more refreshed and alert.<p>What would you do for better-quality shut eye? Pay a million dollars? Name your first child after someone? Okay, maybe you wouldn't go that far — and that's fine, because you don't have to. These accessories are all intended to help you sleep more …

23 Kids’ Easter Basket Ideas to DIY

Holidays are all about creating memories with your little kiddos, and DIYing those memories makes them all the more special. If you want to make this Easter the best one yet, spend a little QT DIYing the ultimate Easter basket with your little bunny. Imagine the look on their faces Easter morning …

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Career Advice No One Tells You

Most people have "okay" jobs.<p>We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day.<p>There's nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level.<p>They're the people who land executive level …

The 50 Most Delicious Spring Soups

16 free apps that will change the way you travel

There are some that can help you find hidden gems or even efficiently navigate through the airport.<p>In the last few years, a slew of apps have gained attention for tackling problems travelers commonly face.<p>From an app that does your packing to one that connects you to free Wi-Fi, here are 16 new …

10 Signs It's More Than Just Stress

How to tell if your issues are deeper than everyday angst.<p>Nobody's perfect. And the stressors we all face on a regular basis can bring out the worst in pretty much everyone. But some people's emotional turmoil runs a bit deeper than your average, everyday angst.<p>The National Alliance on Mental …

15 Free Resources To Get You More Organized In 2016

So, it’s 2016 and you’re ready to get your life organized, once and for all. The question is <i>how</i>? There’s only so much that you can manually manage …

Use This Take-Home Test to Assess Leadership and Potential

A take-home problem evaluates insight and reasoned responses. It's also how you accurately assess a job candidate's leadership and potential.<p>Over the past months I've written a number of posts suggesting that assessing leadership and potential needs to be part of every interview for every job.<p>The …

Employment

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

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What Does It Mean to Be Compatible?

It’s easy to do. When you’re dating you put on your best face – you’re considerate, accommodating; you let small irritations go by, you hold back on …

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Make Right Now (+ Eat All Week)

Start your morning off right by eating a delicious breakfast, and you’ll set the tone for the rest of your day. No matter what the excuse — traffic, time, energy, etc. — skipping breakfast should never be an option, especially when there are so many terrific make-ahead breakfast recipes to choose …

10 Clever DIY Hacks To Organize Your Entire Living Space

<b>1. Attach small sections of PVC pipes on the inside of a cabinet to store your hair appliances.</b><p><b>2. Hang a make-up organizer just next to your dressing</b> …

35 Ways to Save Hundreds on Groceries

<i>By Lia Sestric, Contributor</i><p>Did you know that the weekly cost of feeding a family of four can run from $130 to nearly $300, depending on the children's ages? According to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average monthly cost is much higher, ranging from $563 to nearly …

36 Great Conversation Starters

Do you have trouble coming up with things to talk about? Maybe you’re just sick of talking about the weather? Well, a study came up with a list of 36 …

How to Reclaim Your Single Status Without Getting a Divorce

It's time to renegotiate the terms of the agreement.<p>We’ve been told for so long that married people live longer, happier lives. Still, when recent research shows that husbands create seven extra hours of housework for their wives per week, it seems like women get more of the longer part than the …