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Facebook posts may breach domestic violence orders

A LEGAL expert says Queenslanders on domestic violence orders risk court sanctions if they continually post about their alleged victims, or harrass …

Social Media

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

Watch: Vittorio Brumotti shows off his skills ahead of Giro d'Italia stage 14

Tinkoff’s resident stunt rider (no, not Peter Sagan) has been busy during this Giro d’Italia, with Vittorio Brumotti performing stunts along the …

Proper Tasty

Elephant Journal

My full-time working mom taught me what parenting is truly about with daily lunchbox letters

1/<p>Here's a picture of my mom and me in 2003 on the left, and again in 2013 on the right.<p>Skye Gould<p>2/<p>This is the shoebox I kept the letters in. We …

What Masturbating for Science Taught This Woman About Orgasms

"The most surprising part came when I actually started masturbating."<p>Masturbating in a small, cramped space in front a team of scientists in a college lab probably doesn't rank high on many women's list of fantasies, but that's what I was about to do.<p>I was participating in a study that used a …

How to Make Your Marriage Feel Like You're Still Dating

Whether you've been married six months or six years, you may be feeling something less than the head-over-heels infatuation you felt for your spouse when you were just dating. "It's difficult to keep a marriage going over the course of a long term," commiserates April Masini, relationship expert …

5 Common Post Divorce Parenting Mistakes

Co-parenting is fraught with problems. After divorce or separation, emotions can run high which can make it hard for parents to cooperate with each other and focus on what is best for their children. You will make mistakes. We all do. What's really important is having the ability to recognize when …

14 Teen Slang Terms Decoded For Middle-Age Parents

Just FYI, LOL doesn't mean "lots of love."<p><i>Netflix & Chill illustration by Metro.co.uk.</i><p>The last time someone mentioned scoring a dime to me, I looked around to see if any undercover fuzz were hiding in the bushes. Back in 1970, a dime was a $10 bag of weed and the fuzz were the cops ready to arrest …

Walk to Westmead 2016 - Will Beukes

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Disability

What If Your Anxiety or Depression Is Actually "DDD"?

An increasingly common psychological disorder called depersonalization may be going undiagnosed.<p><b>This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of ELLE.</b><p>There are many analogies Sandy Gale uses to describe her affliction: It's as if she is separated from others by an invisible barrier, as …

Mental Health

Why the '50 first dates' rule is meaningless, according to a couple happily married after almost 100

Molly Wilkinson was once told that you need to go on at least 50 first dates to know exactly what you want out of a relationship.<p>So Molly began going …

Relationships

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

The best romantic bookish gifts – in pictures

If you want to add a literary twist to your Valentine’s consumerism, we have scouted out the best book-themed presents. From Mr Darcy’s proposal on a cushion to Great Gatsby necklaces, here are 12 favourites

Books

NBN chief calls end of the broadband technology wars

The chief executive of the company building the national broadband network has declared the fierce argument over which technology it should be using …

Using the 5 Love Languages to Reclaim Your Marriage

I had just returned from a four-night mission at a tiny little village on the outskirts of Zabul Province, Afghanistan when I stumbled upon this little gem. I was exhausted, hungry and in desperate need of a shower when an Army chaplain picked me up from the Blackhawk landing zone to take me back …

5 Self-Help Podcasts Worth Listening To

THE VERY BEST OF A GROWING PHENOMENON<p><b>I used to get Self Help books as presents all the time,</b> without ever asking for them. That's not to say I had …

Could your relationship survive 'The Marriage Test'? Try this experiment to see

How do you know if the one you're dating is THE one?<p>Jill Andres and Brook Silva-Braga asked that question in their new memoir, "The Marriage Test," by taking their relationship on a marital test drive. The couple created 40 experimental dates to simulate the challenges of marriage, testing …

7 Conversations To Have Before Marriage (If You Want To Avoid Divorce)

Talk about these issues now to stave off problems later.<p>When you make the decision to commit to someone, no topic of discussion should be off the table. Sure, some conversations may be more awkward than others, but having the tough talks now could help you stave off major problems in the long …

11 Tips from Divorce Lawyers to Help Make Your Marriage Work

And save you a lot of money.<p>1. Prenups aren't really necessary.<p>In fact, they can cause harm. "I find prenups almost always come about where one party springs it on the other just weeks or days before the marriage," says Stuart Minion, a divorce lawyer in New Jersey. "They're coercive, one-sided, …

Personal Finance

4 Unspoken Traits Every Man is Looking For in a Partner

Shares 35K<p><b>There are certain qualities all men are looking for in a partner, but may be afraid to admit they want.</b><p>—<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter …

4 Keys to Mastering Love and Relationships

Love is an incredibly powerful force.<p>In one of the longest running studies to date, a group of Harvard researchers set out to determine the factors that lead to a happy and purposeful life. The lead researcher's conclusion: "Happiness is love. Full stop."<p>Seventy-five years after the study began and …

Former ‘American Idol’ Star and His New Wife Discuss Why They Saved Sex for Marriage: ‘It Was Not Easy!’

Christian music artist and “American Idol” alum Colton Dixon married his longtime girlfriend, L.A. makeup artist Annie Coggeshall, earlier this month. The newlyweds recently did an interview with People magazine, where they spoke candidly about saving sex for marriage.<p>Christian rock artist Colton …

20 Relationship Quotes to Ponder

There are certain quotes that hold more significance to us than one reason or another. They strike a deep and meaningful chord and touch us. While many of us my find quotes cute or cliché, there are many that have stood up the test of time, or struck a note with us. The ones that last, the ones …

Staying Strong as a Couple While Parenting Little Ones

When couples share their exciting news about having a baby, part of me cheers for them, and part of me sends them a quiet wish. This wish is to hang in there, because life after a baby is incredibly different than before.<p>I see articles about how to increase your connection when babies arrive, or …

7 Things My Divorce Taught Me About Marriage

So yeah, I was 22 when I filed for a divorce.<p>How embarrassing is that? I was distraught. Never wanted the world to know that I had failed at being married. I could not have been more positive that I was going to be the black sheep in the world of people my age, especially since I had a 1-year-old. …

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Science Says Do These 7 Things | Inc.com

Why do we work so hard and get so little in return? Sure, we may be paid well for the work we do, and we may enjoy our co-workers and the work itself. But for most of us, we work harder and longer hours than ever before, believing that by doing so, we'll find the happiness and success we want in …

Happiness