Phillip Martinez

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A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

<i>Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That’s how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything?</i><p>YES.<p>The idea …

Self-help

How Texting and Sexting Can Impact Our Romantic Relationships

The research, carried out by investigators at Pace University and Purdue University Fort Wayne, involved a series of studies looking at different …

Relationships

5 kinky sex positions for newbies

Get your safe words ready.<p>"Sexual desire is politically incorrect, often thriving on power plays, role reversals, unfair advantages, imperious demands, seductive manipulations and subtle cruelties," writes relationship expert Esther Perel. If you or your partner have both been wanting to dabble in …

Kinky

6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement

How to Write a Book: A Step-by-Step Guide

Dust off your writing chops and get to it! You can write the book you’ve been dreaming about when you break it down into manageable steps.<p>The first …

Writing

A Gentleman’s Guide to Flirting on Instagram

I’m a hot girl. I know this because 1) the first step in becoming a hot girl is deciding you are one; and 2) I get told I’m hot all the time, …

Relationships

10 Clever Questions To Ask When You're Texting, Because "What's Up?" Isn't Cutting It

I'm definitely a strong advocate for texting. I even prefer it to talking on the phone or in person nine times out of 10. My words just come out …

Text Messaging

5 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a New Relationship—Are You Guilty?

The beginning of a new relationship can be a lot of fun. Someone out there thinks you’re funny! And cute! And smart! They respond to your texts at …

Sexual Health

9 Signs That You’re in a Toxic Relationship

Society has taught us to emotionally depend on our partner when, in fact, a stable relationship should include giving space and respecting each …

Domestic Abuse

You can teach yourself to read an entire book in a single day

There’s no better superfood for your brain than a book.<p>Reading is the best way to rapidly gain a deep, and broad understanding of a topic or discipline.<p>You can read an entire book every day, but it will cost you. It’s a massive goal and can be unreasonable, but it works for me.<p>I am selective about …

Writing

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

13 People Reveal The Compromises They Didn't Expect To Make In Their Relationships, & Wow

A relationship without compromise is very rare. In a perfect world, two people who want to be together wouldn't have to give up anything they like or …

Relationships

Can You Stop Being In Love With Someone?

<i>Welcome to the Ex Games: a content series about love lost. Whether it's the realization things need to end, the act of rejection, the reality of</i> …

Relationships

How Fed Rates Move Markets

<b>Scroll down</b> to see how Treasurys, mortgage rates, stocks and the strength of the dollar shift when the Federal Reserve changes interest rates.<p>Published Dec. 16, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. ET<p>One way to see rate changes and other monetary policy tools in action is to look at the yield curve. The yield curve …

Economics

This Is Exactly How You Can Reset Your Metabolism, According to a Nutritionist

Changing any habit, no matter how small, is surprisingly difficult. You don't realize how set in your ways you are until you try to switch them up. …

Nutrition

​​How to Treat Common Running Injuries: Knee Pain and Shin Splints

It is useful for runners to know about the symptoms and treatments for common running injuries. The Department of Physiotherapy at Singapore General …

General Hospital

Installing and getting started with Python

I like experimenting with and learning new things. I'd never looked at Python before, because its syntax put me off, coming from a background of …

Python Programming

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

What To Do Before Signing An NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement)

Signing NDAs (non-disclosure agreements) is a fairly common practice. In fact, this often leads to carelessness – as the parties may not even read the document!<p>Yet this could be a huge mistake. Just look at the case with Facebook. The company had to shell out $500 million because a court believed …

Non Disclosure Agreement

The Social Media Flirting Rules You’re Probably Getting Wrong

There was a time when wooing a woman meant flowers, poetry and chocolate (or, at the very least, a nervously scrawled note with two check boxes: Do …

Social Media

How to Improve Your Partner's Oral Sex Skills

There is nothing better than lying back, relaxing, and enjoying a long bout of cunnilingus. Don’t you just love seeing your partner down there? It’s like a love letter to your clitoris.<p>It’s more than a sexy show—oral sex is how many women warm up for intercourse. We need to be properly lubricated, …

DJ Khaled

How to Fix Greasy Skin So Your Face Doesn't Shine in Photos

It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>This is an unfortunate but necessary piece of information: Ours is a visual culture and getting your face camera-ready isn't as easy as it used to be. A frequent enemy? Greasy or oily skin. Here's how to fix a very natural occurrence without having to obsess …

Skin Care

You Can And Should Wake Up Early to Workout. Here’s Why.

You're not a morning person. It's hot out. You need to finish this dream about swimming with monkeys. There are myriad reasons for not exercising in …

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Why Ben Wa Balls Are The Sex Toys You Never Knew You Wanted

"You're not putting those in my butt," Anastasia tells Christian in <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i> when he shows her a set of Ben Wa balls. He doesn't; Christian …

There Are 11 Different Types of Orgasms—Here's How to Have Each

<i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories like this, visit health.com.</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Health. For more stories</i> …

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

The Best Performing Stock of This Bull Market Is Up Almost 39,000% — and You've Probably Never Heard of It

See the era's 10 hottest growth stocks.<p>Given the stock market’s infatuation with the FAANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and …

If You And Your Partner Can’t Talk About These 6 Things, Then You Should Probably Break Up

You would never want o break up with a person you’re in love with if you don’t have an appropriate reason for doing so. Breakups are so difficult; …