Victoria Cugini

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Why incompetent people often think they’re actually the best

There’s a psychological phenomenon behind it: the Dunning-Kruger effect.<p>Maybe you’ve experienced this at school or work before: Dealing with someone who thinks he’s much better at his job than he really is. This can not only be really annoying, but it can lead to disaster as a group project is made …

17 Charts That'll Make Buying Makeup So Much Easier

Makeup 101.

Makeup

33 Olympic Quotes to Inspire You to Do Better and Be Better

The Olympics celebrates the human spirit and our ability to achieve our dreams.<p>The Olympics are here! This is the biggest event in the world that celebrates the human spirit and our ability to achieve our dreams. Looking for some motivation? Looking for that push to help you reach your goals? These …

Home Improvement Hacks: How Improving Your Lodging Improves Your Life

“If you don’t impact your surroundings, your surroundings will impact you.”<p>Have you heard this quote before? Ever thought about it?<p>If your mind isn’t …

10 Hard Truths About the Heartbreaking Fantasies We Tell Ourselves

We stress ourselves out… because of fantasies.We procrastinate to the point of failure… because of fantasies.We get angry with others, with …

Success

Science says happier people have these 9 things in common

REUTERS/Sean YongEverybody wants to be happy. That's why the science of happiness has taken off in recent years, with the skyrocketing popularity of …

Happiness

What Happened When I Got Rid Of Everything In My House That Doesn’t Spark Joy

Do socks really “spark joy?” This writer went through (nearly) every item in her house with some surprising results.<p>I hate clutter. Growing up, my favorite book (and the only one I kept from my childhood) was <i>The Boxcar Children</i>, a story of four orphans who live in an abandoned train car with few …

The Pope just dropped some pretty amazing relationship advice

Pope Francis is always dropping little nuggets of wisdom, whether he’s calling Donald Trump’s plans to keep immigrants out of the United States …

I used to be tired all the time too. 'Segmented sleep' solved that

Do you get enough sleep? Of course you don’t. Very few people with busy jobs, young children or smartphones do. Last week, there was yet another report about our insomnia, with the Royal Society for Public Health finding we are under-sleeping by about an hour a night, which is about the equivalent …

Streaming Media

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, …

The nine most frustrating mistakes that all video game players make

From mistimed jumps to save game mishaps, here are the gaming errors we all make again and again<p>There are some mistakes that we make habitually. We can’t help ourselves. Even as we’re doing it, a part of our brain is screaming: “This is absolutely the wrong thing to do.” But somehow, before we know …

Call of Duty

The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.

How to Heal Your 7 Chakras and Increase Personal Development

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Seth M <br>Expanded Consciousness<p>The seven Chakras of the body are energy hubs and they hold great influence over you and your …

5 Reasons Why You Need Boundaries in Your Relationships and Life

Have you been feeling drained, tired, stressed out, and exhausted? Do you feel under appreciated, unseen, and unsupported? If so, it may be that you need to learn how to set some boundaries in your life and relationships.<p>So why exactly do you need boundaries in your relationships and life? Here are …

The Best Exercise For Your Age

Any kind of exercise is a step in the right direction, but some workouts can be more beneficial than others at different points in your life.

High Blood Pressure

How to say 'yes!' to sex (and not just 'OK, only if you shut up about it')

I had a good chat recently with a woman who loves sex, and she said that she never refuses her husband, that she always comes from a place of “Yes!”.<p>Apparently her mother had drilled into her that it was the best way to stay happy and connected in a marriage, and for her it was very good advice.<p>I …

Relationships

The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …

Body Image Project Reveals What The 'Ideal Men's Body' Looks Like Around The World

If you think it's just women who are subject to body image ideals you are very much mistaken.<p>Around the world men are also put under pressure to …

13 Useful Websites That Every College Student Should Not Miss

We’ve all been there. A seemingly endless number of lessons, textbook readings, homework assignments, essays, research papers, and those dreaded …

Computer Science

Can You Train Yourself to Become a Morning Person? | Women's Health

Our internal circadian clocks are to blame. In fact, researchers have found a genetic difference between those who wake up early and those who don’t, explains Earnest. “Presumably, the situation with night owls is the same,” he says.<p>The good news is, most of us grow out of it around the time we …

The One Word that Can Kill a Friendship

There’s this word you use all the time. It’s a seemingly harmless word — it’s close to meaningless, really — but it’s slowly, subversively tainting …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

4 Secrets to Reading Body Language Like an Expert

How important is body language?<p>55% of what you convey when you speak comes from body language. In fact, when you’re speaking about something …