Vanessa Masarjian

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People Who Worry About Everything Are More Intelligent

Obsessive worry is insidious in the sense that it begets more worry; once your mind switches into "worry mode," essentially, nothing is off limits. …

Ready for the Super Bowl? Score big with these 20 recipes

Super wings, grilled shrimp cocktail, double-chocolate brownies, stuffed peppers, beer nuts and more. The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that's all about the …

Los Angeles

The Top Planners to Organize Yourself and Your Life for the Coming Year

I fully admit it, I am a planner addict. I have tried just about everyone out there, I will change one part way through the year because I find one that will better meet my needs, or I feel like my current one if getting too cluttered. I will never give up my physical planner for an electric one. I …

Credit Cards

11 Life-Changing Products People Use To Organize Their Clothes

Products for clothes, shoes, and accessories, all tested and loved by Amazon users.

Most Beautiful Streets in the World Every Traveler Must Visit Photos

Not all streets are created equal. Take the colorful Caminito that anchors Buenos Aires's La Boca neighborhood: It not only provides visitors with a vibrant photo op but also serves as a reminder of how the neighborhood was built in the 19th century. Streets, however, don't have to offer a history …

Meditation helped me save $25,000 and get my financial act together

Eleven years ago, before I began meditating, I had so many good things in my life. I'd graduated with a master's degree from an Ivy League college, had a great job as a licensed clinical social worker and was celebrating one year of marriage to a wonderful man with whom I could travel the world.<p>But …

Meditation

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Successful Sales: How to Build Relationships and Still Close the Deal

In sales, building a relationship is everything... well, not everything, because you also need to make the sale. So how do you do both?<p>Successful sales requires two seemingly conflicting goals: in the short term you really need to make the sale... yet you also hope to build a long-term relationship.<p>…

5 Books to Help Strengthen Your Brand

Every company, entrepreneur, small business, and even individual needs a strong brand. A brand will set your business, product, and even yourself apart from the competition, create a lasting impression with customers, and essentially help promote, market, and sell, sell, sell.<p>So before you launch …

Marketing

When Your Inner Critic Keeps You From Happiness

Credit: alekseiveprev/Shutterstock.com<p>How often have you allowed stress to affect your happiness by placing unrealistic demands on yourself resulting in negative self-talk? Does this sound like you? I used to fall victim to this exact practice regularly and, at times, I still succumb to negativity …

Happiness

19 Healthy Foods You Should Give Your Dog

These are foods we normally wouldn't think to add to our dogs diet. They can be given as snacks, added as a flavor enhancer or made into homemade …

Another Letter From Your Cat

Dear Human of Mine,<p>As the cat of the house, I feel compelled to share with you my thoughts about the dog -- or more accurately, the dog problem.<p>The floppy-eared fur ball was sort-of cute when you brought the little puppy home a year ago. But the eat-machine has since swelled into gargantuan …

The Best Dating Apps, According to People Who Hate Using Dating Apps

Honestly, who better to ask?<p>In theory, dating apps are simply a way to meet potential love or sex partners. These smartphone-dwelling matchmakers can even facilitate experimentation, helping users code for and discover what they want from another person in any given moment. They provide a way to …

Relationships

17 Korean Beauty Products You Need In Your Life

<b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b><p><i>The comments for this post may have been edited for length and</i> …

Obama announces Cuba visit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit Cuba in 88 years, when he visits Havana in March, White House press secretary Josh Earnest announced Thursday.<p>The visit, which is scheduled for March 21-22, is another big step by the administration in …

Cuba

The amazing benefits of a long-distance relationship and how to make it work

Scientific studies show that couples in long-distance relationships can be equally, if not more, satisfied as geographically-close couples.<p>Not only that, long-distance couples are more likely to share meaningful thoughts and feelings, and therefore, experience a deeper sense of emotional intimacy, …

College & University

10 Healthy Japanese Comfort Foods

Japanese food, called <i>washoku</i>, is recognized as one of the healthiest cuisines around. So what is considered comfort food for the Japanese? We'll introduce you to 10 distinctive Japanese comfort foods that will warm your tummy this winter!<p><b>1. Miso soup</b><p>Miso Online<p>Miso soup, along with a bowl of rice, …

16 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

Dessert on Thanksgiving is practically synonymous with pie—for many of us, it's the only day in the year that we eat pumpkin pie (some happily, some begrudgingly), but apple, pecan, and all sorts of other more unusual pies might find their way to the table. (My childhood Thanksgivings always …

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

Laundry Rooms

This Is Why Muslims Hold Muhammad in Such High Regard

Photo by 'Camera Eye'<p><i>What the world owes to Islam and its Prophet</i><p>The principles, values and freedoms of which we can be proud of today are found in a book compiled some 1,400 years old. This book was given to us through the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) who, through his example and …

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

The 10 Best Coach-Class Airlines in the World

You see a lot of "best airline" stories, but many look suspiciously like they were based on business- and first-class. For most travelers, however, what happens at the front of the plane <i>stays at the front of the plane</i>—it's something to fantasize about, but prohibitively expensive and not even …

Luxury Travel

How to Wash Your Face Without Using Water

Here’s a bit of a life-changer: You can wash your face without using a drop of water. While we wouldn’t suggest breaking up with your traditional …