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13 Things About Love

<i>This originally appeared on Sum of My Pieces</i>.<p>I used to think that shielding yourself from intimacy made you a badass. And then I got into a relationship. There is nothing harder than loving someone and letting them love you in return. It makes you weaker and stronger, smaller and bigger. It is not …

How to Generate Unstoppable Self-Esteem

Maybe you can relate to this painful experience?<p>An excellent opportunity reveals itself to you. All the pieces of the puzzle are ready to be put in …

Self-help

10 Ways to Love the People in Your Life

<b>“At the end of life, our questions are very simple: Did I live fully? Did I love well?” ~Jack Kornfield</b><p>We all grow up with some healthy stories about …

How to Draw Your Own Happiness Map & Follow It to Bliss

<b>“Happiness is a direction, not a place.” ~Sydney J. Harris</b><p>Cars played a big part in my life growing up in Southern California. As a kid, there was a …

Happiness

30 CEOs Reveal the Daily Habits Responsible for Their Success | Inc.com

Look at any CEO running a profitable company and you’ll find someone who has figured a few things out. One trait many of these leaders have in common: consistency. Check out these quotes from 30 successful CEOs regarding the daily habits that help them get ahead in business and life.<p>1. Try one new …

9 ways to practice self-care

Too busy to take care of yourself? These talks offer simple ways to stay healthy -- both emotionally and physically.

'The Sunday Night Habit That Helped Me Lose 100 Pounds—and Keep It Off For Good!'

Jessie Foss shares her tips and tricks for losing 100 pounds. They're super steal-able.<p><b>Name:</b> Jessie Foss <b>Age:</b> 38 <b>Hometown:</b> Garland, Texas <b>Before Weight</b>: 215 <b>After Weight:</b> 115<p>Jessie quit smoking at age 19 and replaced cigs with another unhealthy habit: gorging on fried food and pizza. "Without …

Fitness

Why We Need to Share Our Honest Feelings

<b>“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers</b> …

Positive Thinking

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

Fear of Intimacy: Five Warning Signs You Need to Know!

<b>Fear of Intimacy Defined</b><p>A working definition of the term, <i>fear of intimacy</i>, is as follows: an individual who has fears and problems being emotionally …

Counseling

5 Love Lessons to Help Your Relationship Thrive

<b>“Some people come into your life as blessings. Others come into your life as lessons.” ~Mother Teresa</b><p>Going by experience, I should have been …

Consuelo Wonderland

New fathers get an entire year of paternity leave on full pay at Virgin

Most companies offer new Dads a grudging couple of weeks – but new fathers who work at Virgin will soon get up to a year on full pay.<p>The pay is …

Paternity Leave

10 Moms Give Sanity-Saving Advice to First-Time Parents

Lessons you do not want to learn the hard way<p>If you're on your way to having your first baby, chances are you're freaking out a little—or a lot—about becoming a parent. Totally understandable! To help you as you venture off into the great unknown of mommyhood, we asked veteran moms to spill what …

Pregnancy

Science Tells Us How to Have the Happiest Relationship Ever

Whether you’re at the beginning of a romance or you’re well into your anniversary gift list, it’s always nice to get some tips on how to make each other even happier. Instead of depending on the latest gimmick or trend, we like going straight to the hard science behind love and the pursuit of …

Happiness

THE IMPORTANCE OF EMPATHY

THE IMPORTANCE OF EMPATHY<p>ALSO SEE DEVELOPING RESILIENCE<p>PETER COBBE COACHING<p>MEMBER<p><b>“Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all</b> …

The Eyeliner Trick That Will Completely Transform Your Look

You won't believe your eyes.<p>Women's Health <i>recently announced our 2014 Beauty Award-winning products. Now we're partnering with the social beauty platform Preen.Me to source the most gorgeous makeup looks created with them.</i><p>It's no secret that eyeliner can turn tired eyes into your most flattering …

Makeup

This One Simple Move Will Work Your Entire Body

Ready, set, go.<p><i>Join the Women's Health Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Dumbbell Hammer Curl to Lunge to Press:</b> This three-step move is crazy efficient. …

Workouts

Do These 9 Things And You'll Never Need Couples' Therapy

Marriage counselors spill their secrets (and save you a fortune on therapy bills).<p>The honeymoon may be over, but there are ways to keep the good feelings and fun times rolling—and to weather the inevitable storms without totally sinking. We talked to relationship experts who have tons of experience …

Northwestern University

Health Tip: Find Purpose in Life

The growing science on how a body imbued with meaning becomes physically healthier<p>There are a handful of junctures in life when a person’s sense of purpose is prone to twinkle and fade. In unemployment or professional stagnation; in financial or romantic straits, or after the death of a loved one; …

50 Great Teachers: Socrates, The Ancient World's Teaching Superstar

Today, NPR Ed kicks off a yearlong series: 50 Great Teachers.<p>We're starting this celebration of teaching with Socrates, the superstar teacher of the ancient world. He was sentenced to death more than 2,400 years ago for "impiety" and "corrupting" the minds of the youth of Athens.<p>But Socrates' ideas …