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Find Out Your Emotional IQ + How It Can Help Your Love Life

Whether you’re trying to make an open relationship work, vowing to stop comparing yourself to others on social media or looking for a boo who’s your financial soulmate, there are tons of specific ways to take your relationship status on Facebook from “in a relationship” to “in a really freaking …

Emotional Intelligence

The skills you should learn if you want to be happy, according to research

"All of the work that we and other colleagues [have done] leads us to this inevitable conclusion ...well-being is fundamentally no different than learning to play the cello," Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin and author of "The Emotional Life …

Happiness

Your Ultimate Summer Camping Shopping Guide

Everything you need for an epic outdoor chill<p>Thanks to an ongoing, billion dollar battle between outdoor brands, fitness companies, and then some, the outdoor equipment industry has never been so crowded. While this is great for shoppers who enjoy variety, the plethora of products available can …

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Here are the safety tips you need to know if you're planning to travel to Europe

At the end of May, the US State Department issued a continent-wide travel alert for Americans heading to Europe this summer due to the risk of terrorist attacks.<p>While the alert doesn't mean you shouldn't travel to the continent, there are certain safety tips you should keep in mind.<p>"Throughout …

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Please don’t be annoying: 16 things you never tell a just-married woman

Getting married and choosing to become a wife is a deeply personal decision.<p>But once you’ve tied the knot, there are some questions that always come, …

Relationships

The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2016

Selecting the right hotel for your vacation is no easy feat. To help minimize your time scouring the World Wide Web in search of the best property, the editors at U.S. News & World Report did the research for you. Using a comprehensive methodology that takes into account expert opinions, traveler …

Hospitality

The Best Airports In The World According To An Airline Pilot

<i>What is the best airport in the world? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Bruno Gilissen, airline pilot, on Quora.</b><p>Life is too short for negativity and since I've answered "Which is the worst …

Flying

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

Relationships

These Little-Known Airlines Rules Might Save Your Butt at the Airport

These three golden rules should be in every Travel Bible. Though airlines tend to get a lot of flack, most airlines are pretty accommodating to most passengers who get caught in a tight spot.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>Some of these rules are more unofficial policy rather than …

Flying

6 Things I've Learned From Living Abroad

I'm Australian and I've lived and worked overseas in the British Virgin Islands and now I'm living in San Francisco. Living away from home causes huge disruption in all aspects of your life. Here's what I've experienced living abroad:<p><b>It's really hard leaving everyone behind</b>. As exciting as it is …

San Francisco

Why Americans Struggle to Be Happy

<i>By Jill Suttie</i><p>Americans want to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is even an unalienable right for Americans, according to the Declaration of Independence.<p>But some recent studies have found a paradox: The pursuit of happiness tends to make individual Americans unhappy. Did the Founding Fathers set …

Happiness

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

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7 Unexpected Wedding Color Combos to Consider

Color combos usually rely on the color wheel — complementary colors or analogous colors almost always look amazing together. But there’s also something to be said for combos that stray from the traditional “rules.” Plus, who doesn’t love an out-of-the-ordinary wedding detail? Consider one of these …

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8 Tips for Traveling Around the World for Less

The idea of taking a trip around the world might sound like an impossible dream if you’re not rich, but there are practical ways to do it. You might …

7 reasons to ditch the pavement and try trail running

You’ve been running outside all summer long, you love your treadmill studios, and fall races are about to cement your focus.<p>But have you really lived …

My new attitude to travel is to skip the iconic – and I thank my father for that

A lot of travel can be about pretending to like monuments and sights that you don’t really enjoy, but my father, the reluctant traveller, has shown me that what matters is only doing the things you are genuinely interested in<p>My father, who lives in India, loathes travel. He will tell you this …

Travel

6 Common Reasons Wedding Guests Leave Early

You've spent far too much time, energy and effort (not to mention money) planning your wedding to have guests plotting their escape plan before you've made your exit. So how do you ensure your friends and family keep on fist pumping (or you know...just hanging out) until the very end then? While …

Weddings

11 National Parks That Are America's Best Kept Secrets

You'll want to go to there.<p>Channel Island National Park consists of five islands off the coast of southern California. The islands are so isolated that they house over 150 unique species of plants and animals that are not found anywhere else in the world.<p>Voyageurs National Park boasts beautiful …

Polarmond sleep system rolls three camping essentials into a warm personal cocoon

The primary component of the All-In-One sleep system is what Polarmond calls the sleep shell. This unit blends the features and functions of a …

14 incredible national parks around the world

From the grassy planes of the Serengeti to the Arctic wilderness of Svalbard, these are the parks that are worth traveling the world to see.

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24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy | Inc.com

There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind makes you -- and others around you -- happy.<p>In a …

Happiness

Fantastic Four’s Behind-the-Scenes Drama: Fights, Reshoots, and a Disastrous Press Tour

Yes, the superhero blockbuster is a terribly mediocre film, but it was also Von Doomed from the start, plagued by vicious rumors, a licensing battle …

How To: Develop 5 Positive Traits for Happiness

Your happiness is, above all other things, your most important asset. Truly happy people are more successful in their career pursuits, have better …

Happiness

The Bad Boys Of Indian YouTube

YouTube is exploding in India right now, and four comedians from Mumbai who go by the name All India Bakchod are leading the pack. But after causing a national scandal by organizing India’s first comedy roast, they’re discovering the country might not be quite ready to laugh at itself yet.<p>In the …

7 Airport Tech Hacks Every Traveler Should Know

<i>By: Alex Bracetti</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/scanrail</i><p>Airports are pretty bad in and of themselves, but the hassles and restrictions they place on our gadgets are the worst. No Wi-Fi, weak cellular reception, and three power outlets per terminal? Come on.<p>But not every trip to JFK or LAX has to be a brutal …

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