Lacy Cloyd

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5 Relationship Red Flags You Need to Watch Out For

It would be great if relationships came with warning labels, so you could avoid problems with partners who are not good matches for you before you …

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Learning to live with the voices inside your head

<i>Auditory hallucinations are typically associated with schizophrenia and psychosis. But the latest research shows hearing voices is far more</i> …

I Curse In Front of My Kids and I'm Not F*©king Sorry

"If you use words like that in front of your kids now, you can bet they'll grow up to talk just like that," the mom at the dinner party said.<p>I was 29-years old — a grown-ass woman. And here, this fellow mom was acting like my mother, scolding me in front of my kid, like <i>I</i> was a kid.<p>Feeling …

20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths And Psychopaths Use To Silence You

Toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships that …

Even if you have health insurance, you may want to pay cash

Five blood tests were performed in March at Torrance Memorial Medical Center. The hospital charged the patient's insurer, Blue Shield of California, $408. The patient was responsible for paying $269.42.<p>If that were all there was to this -- which it's not -- you'd be justified in shaking your head …

Health Care

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu, while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most of these features are available in iOS 8 and higher, while some are available in iOS 9 and higher.)</i>

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7 Tips to reduce high data usage on your iPhone in iOS 9

Paying for the monthly phone bill can be a moment of dread for people fearing they went over their data limits. With “Unlimited Data” plans being …

How to get the most out of Apple's Handoff feature

Apple Handoff explained<p>Handoff is one of the 'Continuity' features in iOS 9 and OS X 10.10 or higher, and it may well be the one you'll use most …

How to delete Google history and data

It’s probably safe to say Google knows us better than even our closest friends and relatives. Seriously, the search giant stores all the internet history that goes through any of their products or services. And that is saying a lot, considering Google is pretty much everywhere.<p>Thankfully, they are …

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10 Things No One Tells You About Having a Second Baby

No. 6 is definitely a relief.<p><b>1.</b> <b>You will forget you're pregnant until week 37.</b> Remember all the things you were consumed with during pregnancy no. 1? The hospital bag, the cute newborn outfits, the Pinterest boards of nursery decorations, the lovely baby shower with the gluten-free mini cupcakes, …

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …

15 Cool Things You Can Do On The Internet For Free

The Internet is full of free things If you know the right place. You can learn anything on the internet free from seeing and reading. Today in this …

Married to a Narcissist?

This is because after years of their insults, rudeness and blaming you for everything that is wrong in their life, it is actually quite normal …

25 Ways To Know Your Marriage Is Strong

I’ve known my husband for 21 years, and this September, we will celebrate 17 years of wedded bliss. When we first met, sparks flew and I knew the …

The Surprising, Undeniable Power of Touch

My three sons are nearly all teenagers, but I remember the minutes immediately after each child’s birth as sharply as if the boys had entered the …

how to be (sort of) ok

Listen up as Twitter sensation and perennial sad girl Melissa Broder AKA @sosadtoday presents her guide to being, well, less sad.<p>I'm not really in the advice game. The people who have helped me the most with my anxiety and depression aren't the ones who tried to fix me. Rather, it's those who …

How to Delete Frequently Visited Sites on iPhone or iPad in Safari & Chrome

The websites you visit most often appear as Frequently Visited when you open a new tab in Safari. However, there will likely be sites you no longer visit, such as www.irs.gov once tax season is over. Rather than wait for them to eventually disappear from your Frequently Visited list or get replaced …

Bear Grylls tells you how to make your marriage stronger

Committed to a future together? Then focus on the foundations of the partnership - listening, time and, yes, sex - and go on a guidance course<p>Of all …

12 Things Women With Resting Bitch Face Want You to Know

This. Is. Just. My. Face.<p>While I firmly believe that Resting Bitch Face is actually just "a woman having a face that doesn't always look happy," aka the same face men have, it doesn't seem like that term is going anywhere. Since the label is still floating around, here are some things every woman …

Everything You Need to Know About Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae

If you're applying for a mortgage loan, you've undoubtedly heard the names Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association or FNMA) and Freddie Mac …

Windi the Gaspasser Gas & Colic Reliever

Windi the Gaspasser is one of those WTF products I as a childless dude saw and immediately thought was, in this order: a funny joke; a disgusting …

Why You Should Complain About Your Partner to Your Best Friend — NOT Your Mom

Everyone needs to rant. Everyone has moments where they need to be irrational and vent about crazy things that their significant other has done. This is natural and healthy, but it's essential that you choose to vent to the right person.<p>I am begging you: for the sake of your happiness and the …

10 Insightful Reads Every Highly Sensitive Person Will Understand

All of the feels, all the time.<p>Do you consider yourself to be highly sensitive? If so, you’re not alone. Below, we gathered 10 stories surrounding highly sensitive people, ranging from blog posts to expert advice.<p>1. 10 Reasons To Be Glad You’re A Highly Sensitive Person<p>From tears to cheers, if …

Emotional Intelligence

In A Relationship With A Highly Sensitive Person? Here's What You Need To Know

Let's be honest: relationships are complex, no matter what kind of personality you have. And some truths are universal, like fighting is never fun. Romantic gestures are usually appreciated. Communication is definitely valued. Compromise isn't always easy.<p>But a lot of these nuances are only …

Emotional Intelligence

Is sex necessary for a happy marriage?

As a marriage counselor, I see a lot of couples who come to me with sexual problems in their relationship. The stories that couples tell me about …

Marriage

5 folder secrets every Windows user needs to know

If you have photographs, videos, documents and PDFs saved to your computer, and who doesn't, you're using folders to organize them. Just like their real-world counterparts, folders are useful to keep your information organized.<p>Unfortunately, as you get more files and more folders, in no time you go …

9 Signs You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15-20% of people who qualify as "highly sensitive." Psychologist Elain Aron has studied this phenomenon extensively, and using MRI scans of highly sensitive people's brains, she's found that they experience sounds, …

Emotional Intelligence

Teething Fever: Baby's Rise in Body Temp Is Normal

Teeth-cutting doesn't usually push a baby's temperature high enough to be considered teething fever, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.<p>There's nothing new parents dread quite so much as the teething stage. There's the drooling, the gagging, the teething rash, the night wakings, the …

MyPermissions Gives You Total Control Over Which Apps Can Access Your Data

Android/iOS: The apps on your smartphone each have tons of permissions, some of which are necessary, others not so much—MyPermissions helps you …

Throttle Keeps Your Inbox Clutter-Free By Making Your Email Address Private

Chrome/Safari/Opera: There are a number of solutions for dealing with an inbox overwhelmed with spam, newsletters, marketing emails and so on. You …