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Best of Our Blogs: July 10, 2015

For the next minute, don’t think about a white bear.<p>Hard, isn’t it?<p>In this <i>Insights at the Edge</i> Sounds True podcast<i>,</i> Dr. Kristin Neff talks about, …

Why Do People With Mental Illness Self-Sabotage?

There is a lot of talk about why people with mental illness self-sabotage. The other day, while reading online, I saw this quote: “I am afraid of two …

How to Support a Partner Struggling with Depression

Being in a romantic relationship when one (or both) of you suffer from depression is a massive challenge. Depression can make your partner seem …

How to Make Friends as a Grown-Up

<i>Note from Steve: This is a guest post from my good friend Lindsay Miller, who’s already written about how to deal with the anxiety involved in</i> …

Swimwear

A Friend Isn't Always Forever And That's OK

I remember the first Christmas break after I came home from college.<p>My high school friends and I had just seen each other at Thanksgiving. Everything had been fantastic. Lots of reminiscing. Laughing about someone sporting a new beard or talk about who was still liking who.<p>But something had …

Relationships

14 Best Friends Share How They Make Their Friendships Survive (Forever)

By Andrea Zimmerman,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1HYoNfc<p>Deep, inspiring, forever-friendships are hard to come by these days. You know the kind — …

The Ultimate Friendship Test

Are you the captain of this friendship? Think of one specific friend when you take this test.

The 50 Best Quotes About Friendship | Quote Catalog

<b>560 Friendship Quotes</b> organized by Most Popular<p>Accomplishing goals is not success. How much you expand in the process is.<p><b>— Brianna Wiest</b><i>, brought to</i> …

The 17 Commandments of 20-Something Female Friendship

Thou shalt not openly dislike your friend's fiancé.<p>It's kind of impossible to go on social media lately without seeing your fave celebs celebrating their female friendships, from Cara's #crew to Taylor's #girlgang. We don't know how they do it in the ultra-famous statosphere, but in the real world, …

I Love Her, But Why Does She Keep Pulling Away?

As African-Americans we’ve arrived a little late to the wealth game. According to a 2014 Pew Center report, the median black household in America …

I Don't Have Many Mom Friends — and That's Okay

When I was a senior in high school, my English teacher told me that after graduation, I’d be able to count my true friends on one hand. I rolled my …

7 Ways To Stop Yourself From Being A Slave to Your Emotions

Emotions have a lot to do with our interpretation of an event. Emotional reasoning takes place when we assume something is true because of the way we …

Emotional Intelligence

Evernote Tips and Tricks Series - #12 - Notebooks, Notes, Tags

I'm a huge fan and user of Evernote, and lots of people ask me for tips on using it, so I'm starting a series of blog posts on Evernote Tips and …

Productivity

What Is Evernote, Anyway? 51+ Tips To Make You An Evernote Ninja

Evernote is one of the most popular productivity app today and it’s getting more popular than ever. We can use Evernote the way we want and that’s …

How to Use Evernote and Workflow to Build a Book List – Fast

I don’t know if it’s something about my face or the way I use the Internet, but it seems I can’t go more than a few minutes without having a book …

Comment on 31 Ninja Tricks for Making Evernote More Awesome by Cathleen

Quite helpful! Thanks !I actually have a notebook for Evernote Tips.

Productivity

25 Things To Do With Your Best Friend Before You Turn 25

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1FGEIcg<p>1. Perfect the art of being alone together. Actually be productive when you plan to get stuff …

This Is What Running From Your Depression Looks Like

By Maya Kachroo-Levine,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1EAIbNz<p>It looks like your bravest smile. The one you have to push your face into so that your …

12 Great Books (And The Perfect Kind Of Mood To Read Them In)

By Koty Neelis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Mw4YPM<p>You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have …

The Struggles Of Being A Female Who Doesn’t Care About Being A Lady

By Kaytee O'Berry,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1IdwfjV<p>Some days, I’ll wake up with an overwhelming motivation to look like so many of the girls …

17 Things Only Lazy Productive People Understand

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1awS3vj<p><b>1.</b> You’ll have certain days where you get super inspired and decide to clean out your whole …

How to End a Relationship Without Being a Jerk

It’s over. It doesn’t matter why you can no longer continue seeing your S.O. (hey, we don’t need to know the details)—things simply must come to an …

Text Messaging

Mastering The Fine Art Of Getting To The Point

We only truly focus for six hours a week. Endless meetings and wordy emails are chipping away at our dwindling attention spans. Joe McCormack, author of Brief, shares his short list of techniques to stay on track.<p>Joseph McCormack thinks everything would be better if people could just get to the …

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

11 Irrational Things That Will Drive You Crazy Just Because It’s Monday

By Rachel Hodin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1NPryy4<p>The case of the Mondays are starting to feel less figurative and more literal – as in, a …

23 Ideas For Making The Ultimate Superhero Bedroom

Your kid will think you're a superhero when you're finished.

19 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

Try these clever shortcuts the next time you spot a stain<p><b>1. Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b> If you have a …

19 Reasons Your High School Bestie Is Basically The Only One Who Understands You

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1BSWU0B<p><b>1.</b> Because the two of you have roughly a thousand pictures of you wearing matching denim …

10 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing As A Result Of Your Mental Illness

By Maya Kachroo-Levine,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/16waK0f<p><b>1. You shy away from sex.</b><p>Putting your body on display is natural and alarmingly …