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200 universities just launched 600 free online courses. Here’s the full list.

If you haven’t heard, universities around the world are offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCs or Massive Open Online Courses.<p>In the past six years or so, close to 800 universities have created more than 8,000 of these MOOCs. …

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The Eight Basic Qualities in All Personality Disorders

From the earliest attempts by psychiatrists to diagnose longstanding deficits in adaptive functioning known as personality disorders to the most …

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11 habits of supremely happy people

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll …

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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 …

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4 Ways a Traumatic Childhood Affects Adult Relationships

You may already be familiar with some of the ways childhood emotional trauma can impact us as adults. Even if you can't name the aftereffects, you …

Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Living with a controlling or abusive partner is confusing and draining. They blame you for things that weren't your fault, or that you didn't even do, and you become isolated from your friends and family in an attempt to keep the abuser happy.<p>The way you see the world can also completely change, …

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13 Signs You're Dating a Narcissist

No one intentionally falls for a narcissistic person (unless that's your type). But before realizing who he or she truly is, you may initially be attracted to someone who's charming, sweet, and deeply interested in you. They sweep you off your feet by pulling all the stops from flower deliveries to …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

25 Ways to Show Gratitude

Practising gratitude is not only a great habit for maintaining personal happiness, but it also has a powerful effect on others. Showing someone …

The Best Reason I've Seen to Claim Social Security at 62

If you're in this situation, then claiming early is a "win now, win later" scenario.<p>There's a lot of controversy about when the best time to claim …

10 Ways To Have A Sexy, Intimate Threesome

Have you done your homework and decided that you and your partner are ready to try a threesome? Congrats, the hard part is over. Now comes the …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Why You're Turned Off When Someone Shows Too Much Interest

My father loves to tell me that, when it comes to relationships, I don't like people who like me. If I'm dating someone who is sweet and available, …

10 Tough Questions to Ask Yourself When You Feel Like Giving Up

<b>‘I’m just so unhappy, it’s not working, should I leave or should I go'?</b><p>Many of us have been at the point and you could well be here right now wondering if you should leave the relationship you are in – perhaps you are staying just waiting for things to improve but you’re not actually quite sure …

9 Daily Habits Everyone Should Establish

What are the best habits that can change your life? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:<p>As a psychologist, I’ve given this a lot of thought, because no …

The 10 Steamiest Shows You Probably Don’t Know About

There’s a lot of talk about how we’re in the age of peak TV, but no one ever mentions the steamy side of things. Sure, there’s more television than …

7 Ways People Will Hold You Back--If You Let Them | Inc.com

Think about the people you've encountered throughout your professional life. There's probably a range, with some who have gone out of their way to help you learn and grow, others who may have helped a bit when it wasn't too much trouble, and perhaps a few who seemed to actively be working to hold …

Self-help

4 Things Science Says You Can Do to Be Happy

Being nice and in the natural world is conducive to happiness. Being alone in the virtual world isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People spend years chasing happiness, only to learn the hard way that it wasn’t where they thought it was. They assume career success, …

Elon Musk Says Humans Need to Read This Book to Prepare for A.I.

Elon Musk wants us to prepare for the worst. The tech entrepreneur recommended a new book released on Tuesday, written by MIT professor Max Tegmark, …

Inside the Surreal World of Playboy’s Centrefolds

Marilyn Monroe and Bettie Page featured in Playboy’s iconic centrefold, but as a new book demonstrates, modern attitudes towards it are more …

How to Train Your Brain to Be More Optimistic

The glass is half full — here’s how to see it that way.<p>Do you tend to see the positive, even in trying situations? Or do you immediately assume the worst and focus on the negative?<p>When it comes to how we view the world, most of us fall into one of two categories: optimist or pessimist. And …

Happiness

Why Buddhism is true

Robert Wright on the wisdom of mindfulness meditation.<p>Robert Wright, the best-selling author of <i>The Moral Animal</i> and <i>The Evolution of God</i>, has written a new book titled <i>Why Buddhism is True</i><i>.</i> Don’t be put off by the audacious title, though.<p>Wright isn’t proselytizing or implying that other religions are …

10 Signs You May Be A Psychopath

We have all seen movies or read books that describe psychopaths. They are often portrayed as cold-blooded killers or rapists or as just pure evil. …

Psychology

30 Activities That Are Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

We all hate to be bored. We live in the era of FOMO and are constantly looking for ways to keep life exciting. But a lot of the time, we mistake …

Happiness