Rachel Ostrov

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The Strange, Tragic Things You Hear While Volunteering at a Crisis Hotline

I've listened to depressed teenagers and people who were oblivious that they were paedophiles.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE France</i><p>Before I personally volunteered at a crisis and emotional support helpline, I had very little understanding of what actually went on at such a centre. I …

Jon Stewart interviews Amy Schumer in the Daily Show’s last week: The two discuss Jennifer Lawrence and Trainwreck (VIDEO).

Alas, Jon Stewart’s last week as host of <i>The Daily Show</i> is finally, totally, irrevocably here. Thankfully, Stewart has a plethora of comic talent …

9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …

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10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …