Ricardo Vargas

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9 ways to tell if someone is lying to you

Catching someone in a lie is a sticky situation. But what if you can't tell if they're lying or not?<p>If you suspect someone's being untruthful, there …

13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, …

How to Overcome Your Best Excuses for Not Exercising

When you don’t feel like exercising you can come up with all kinds of excuses. We get it: exercise is the worst. There are so many things you could …

Exercise

8 definitive rules for texting someone you want to date

In Aziz Ansari's book, "Modern Romance," he and sociologist Eric Klinenberg explore dating in the digital age. Here is some of their advice on how to attract that special someone via text. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In Aziz Ansari's book "Modern Romance," he and a sociologist explore</i> …

57 Thoughts You Have When The Person You’re Obsessed With Doesn't Like You Back

Scene: Interior. Your apartment. Night. You're scrolling through your Facebook feed again, looking for one name in particular. That name that's set …

Relationships

8 More Times Women Find You Incredibly Irresistible

We’ve been through this—men make up a rather nuanced somewhat shapeshifting species. Sometimes, you’re astonishingly frustrating; other times, you’re …

Relationships

The worst mistake people make when giving advice can ruin your relationships

We've all played life coach for a friend at one point or another, but realizing that we don't all have Oprah-level life skills can help avoid critical mistakes when giving our friends advice.<p>It can be tempting to weigh in when our friends are having difficulties in their lives, but experts told …

Life Skills

This Is How to Discover the World’s Best-Kept Food Secrets

Photo by Monique Jaques<p>The busy grill at Kenan Usta Ocakbaşı, a classic Istanbul grillhouse.<p>A city’s best flavors are often hidden beneath the …

European Travel

Here's How to Apologize—The Right Way

<i>No relationship is perfect, which means every couple will have a disagreement or do something that might merit an apology. But apologizing is so much more than saying, "I'm sorry," and moving on. If you really mean it (and want your partner to know that), there is a right way to say you're sorry.</i> …

Positive Thinking

I asked dating and relationship experts how to handle rejection, and most of them told me the same thing

It's embarrassing, it can bruise your ego, and it's disappointing. The future that you thought you might have with them has been ripped out of your hands and that is never going to feel good.<p>It's totally natural to want to comfort yourself in moments like these. No one will blame you if you have a …

Woman's Powerful Letter To Mother 'Struggling To Hold Her S**t Together' Is What All Mums Need To Hear

'You got this, mama. Give yourself a break.' 💕<p>A woman’s open letter to the mum who is “struggling to hold her sh*t together” is resonating with …

Parenting

This Is Why I (Sometimes) Talk To My Kids About My 'Adult Problems'

Recently, I was having a conflict with a family member. I was in a foul mood for several days, so I was being super mature by slamming things, biting …

Parenting

Why Your Kids Should Do Weekly Chores—and Get Paid for Doing Them

Yes, an allowance really is a good idea.<p>What's the key to raising well-behaved, intelligent, and motivated kids? It may as simple as a chore system …

Kids

This Week in Motto: Do You Feel Like a Fraud?

Impostor syndrome. Ick. You’ve likely suffered from it: that feeling that you’re a fraud, not up to the task, less able or talented than your peers — …

Hillary Clinton

6 Vital Things You’re Missing As an Over-Scheduled Mom

Daycare drop-off, carpool, the PTA bake sale, soccer, t-ball, art class, swimming, tennis, and art camp. Whew! Your kid might be perfectly fine (or even awesomely energetic), but you’re exhausted. Between everything your child has to do, staying on top of your job, taking care of things at home, …

How parents can find patience and empathy, even in a moment of frustration

Thirteen minutes after dropping my husband off at the airport one sunny Sunday morning in April, I found myself in a standoff with my sweet but headstrong 7-year-old son. It began much like previous battles: with a choice to be made, and firm, reasonable limits set.<p>When these conflicts arise, they …

Parenting

Childrens Behavioral and Emotional Disorders - Psychology 101

Child Therapist Explains to Blogger What Good Parenting Actually Looks Like

Being a mom is incredibly hard work. It’s hard emotionally, mentally, even physically. It’s the most demanding. There are no breaks (even when you …

Parent Burnout Is A Real Thing — Here Are 6 Ways To Avoid It

Do you ever feel exhausted by parenthood? Does it seem like you just don’t have the power to produce the effect you want to have on your kids? Do you …

Parenting

Science Officially Proves Poor Parenting Doesn't Cause ADHD

Parenting a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) comes with a ton of challenges, since kids with the condition tend to be in …

Autism

3 Tips That Will Help You Keep Your Cool Under Pressure

Mindfulness is one of those tools we all have access to. It’s free and accessible 24 hours a day. It doesn’t require a prescription, an appointment …

Mindfulness

Become the master of the ring with this extendable boxing glove

Jabii is an extendable padded glove that makes play-boxing more fun. You can also connect to an app to battle your friends. Customize your character …

Boxing

Quick Strength: Five ways to get strong in under one minute

From your core to your quads to that tight upper back, there’s no shortage on muscle groups that runners are always seeking to improve. If you’re not …

Workouts

Making A Chore List For Kids? Homey Chore Checklist App Makes It Easy!

Making children do their own chores is an important part of preparing them for independence. Running a household requires a lot of upkeep and it is …

Can Weight Loss Surgery Kill You? Facts, Myths And Everything Else You Need To Know

As more than one-third or 36.5 percent of the adults in the United States have obesity, many think of getting a weight loss surgery. But, is the …

Fat Joe Is No Longer Fat in Latest Instagram Pic

It looks like Fat Joe is no longer, well, fat!<p>The 46-year-old Terror Squad rapper once weighed as much as 460 pounds, but after employing a strict …

Cheating On Your Diet Isn't As Bad As You'd Think, Says Nutritionist

Why overeating won't necessarily scupper your weight loss goals – but there's a catch...<p>Anyone who has tried to follow a diet plan knows how hard it …

12 Enlightening Facts About Body Fat

<i>The human body is an amazing thing. For each one of us, it’s the most intimate object we know. And yet most of us don’t know enough about it: its</i> …

Body Fat

5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it.<p>That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story …

Fitness