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10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When …

Self-improvement

Believe It: This Oil Is the Solution to Your Stress

It's sweet with a little spice, so essentially the perfect combo.<p>Of late, I've really delved into bath oils. They make for a really luxurious …

25 Tips for Transforming a 'Difficult' Relationship

1. Almost no one makes it out of childhood without baggage, and many of us are using our partners to work out our leftover issues.<p>2. Divorce ends relationships, not problems. So we take our stuff with us and keep attracting people who can help us resolve it.<p>3. So divorce may not be the best answer, …

How to love from a safe and balanced distance

Love shouldn’t hurt. It shouldn’t feel like it’s your lifeline – that you will fall into a million pieces if someone else doesn’t do what you want …

Should Your Aging Parents Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

No one likes to talk about it but it is a reality for many families. An aging parent gets sick, loses the ability to take care of himself or herself and needs home care or nursing home care. While you may think this won’t happen to your family, it is estimated 70% of people over the age of 65 will …

I’ve turned 60, I’m an old ‘geezer’, and it’s not all bad | Tim Lott

I cannot pretend that there will not be much sadness ahead, but the onset of old age does bring a certain surprising appetite to life<p>Last week, I entered what I have come to think of as “the mortality zone”. To my astonishment, I turned 60, a milestone that I somehow believed I would never …

The Recipe for a Lasting Relationship

Source<p>Relationship. A word that can be defined as the way in which two people are connected. But with the connection of two people comes many other factors and once the initial honeymoon phase is over, things can start to go a little downhill. That is when many people choose to give up. "It's not …

Happiness

4 Exercises to Do When You Haven't Worked Out in Forever

It's the simplest and least boring way to get back into it.<p>If you and your gym have been on a break for an immeasurable about of time, you don't have to beeline for the elliptical and subsequently die of boredom to redeem yourself.<p>Just practice these four moves, designed by NYC-based fitness …

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

Happiness

Some trees, power lines downed; stronger winds will hit Tuesday

SEATTLE -- The Washington State Department of Transportation reported trees down in various areas of Western Washington Monday night, and PUD crews …

Weather

The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

The 5 Drinks That Can Help Fight Aging

Drink to your health.<p>You won't find the fountain of youth in anti-aging creams or potions. Anti-aging begins on the inside. Here are some delicious drinks that can help turn back the clock -- inside and out.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>8 Exercises to Reduce the Effects of Aging

Wellness

These Women Swear By Not Sharing a Bed with Their Husbands

"I love it and wouldn't go back."<p>For some people, the best part of being in a long-term relationship comes at the end of the day, when they slip into bed together and drift into dreamland entangled in each other's limbs. For other couples, sleeping together is, well, a real nightmare.<p>“If you’re not …

Nearly 40 People May Now Have Contracted E. Coli At Chipotle

Health officials said the number of E. coli cases in Washington state and Oregon continue to rise and most of the victims ate at Chipotle before they became ill.<p>Officials in Washington said Wednesday that the number of cases in their state had risen from 19 to 29. The officials said most of the …

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Too late: 400 cities in America, including Miami and New Orleans, will likely be submerged by rising sea waters

Scientists have identified 414 towns and cities in the United States that are guaranteed to eventually be underwater, regardless of how much humans decrease their carbon emissions.<p>"Historic carbon emissions have already locked in enough future sea level rise to submerge most of the homes in each of …

Climate Change

Meet Koko's New Kittens

Dolphin retrieves woman's phone from the Atlantic Ocean in the Bahamas

They say dogs are man’s best friend, but a dolphin who retrieved a woman’s phone from the Atlantic Ocean is giving canines a run for their …

Internet Helps Photographer Find Couple in Stunning Storm Wedding Photo

One of the big photo stories on the Web this past week has been the picture above, shot over the weekend by Australian photographer Sam Yeldham. …

#BUILTBYGIRLS - Challenging Girls To Build the World of Tomorrow

13 really useful new features in iOS 9 that most people don't even know exist

While there was nothing radical in terms of design (that all came in iOS 7), many of the updates focus on specific apps, tweaking the experience to make them more usable or look cleaner. There is a new font, called San Francisco, a smarter Siri, the ability to block ads, and a new app switcher, to …

Hero Dog Stood Guard Over Her Trapped Friend For A Week Before They Were Rescued

Dogs have proven time and time again that they are the most noble creatures on Earth, and today’s weepy dog story does nothing to contradict that. WCNC NBC Charlotte reports that the furry twosome of Phoebe and Tillie had been missing for a week, and that the Vashon Island Pet Protectors had been …

Today’s Cute Puppy

How To Meditate For Beginners: The 3 Ingredients You Need to Succeed

If you want to learn to meditate, there is a seemingly endless variety of practices, paths, and techniques to choose from. But in the end, all you …

The Cutest Dog Ever