Cheska Quiñones

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5 Things That Make Love Last

I’ve posted before about John Gottman. He can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce. He was …

5 Reasons You Should Have Sex With Your Husband Every Night

I was getting a manicure the first time I learned that not all wives want to, ahem, go for a roll in the hay with their husbands. I was 16 and had picked out orange nail polish (oh, sixteen). I had a book with me but it wasn't long before I found another source of entertainment. In-between buffings …

The Money-Happiness Connection

Research says yes, but it depends on what you mean by "happiness"...<p><b>Does money buy happiness?</b><p>Wealthier people are happier than poor people. Wealthier …

15 Things That Happen to You When You Start to 'Grow Up'

1. You drop it down low in Zumba class and you have a really, really ridiculously hard time getting back up.<p>2. You're out with your girls and you notice an attractive guy in the distance. The very first comment made is no longer about whether or not he has a nice tush or a captivating smile, but …

13 Proven Ways To Reduce Stress In Your Life

Americans are way too wound-up.<p>Seven out of 10 adults say they experience stress or anxiety every day, according Happify, a website and app that uses games and tasks based in positive psychology to make you happier.<p>Since chronic stress can be bad for your health, leading to weight gain, sleep …

7 Things 20-Something Women Should Start Doing Before It’s Too Late

<b>1. Start using anti-aging cream and eye cream</b>, because a lot of us believe that our skin starts wrinkling only when we hit our 30s. Starting early …

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: 10 Secrets To Getting Unstuck

Everyone gets stuck. We all reach moments when we're not sure how to move forward. Whether it's a creative project, a relationship or something else, …

What Is The True Meaning Of Being Rich? Try Watching This Video Without Crying

<b>“The Gift”</b>, with almost 4 million views and counting is an inspirational and touching video that shows us the story of a man who confronts the …

Inspiration

3 Strategies To Help You Get More 'Me Time'

All I thought about was kicking off my shoes and planting myself on the couch with a cold pineapple-tini.<p>But then when I got home, all I did was think about all the crap that went down at work that day.<p>How my boss would have an aneurysm if he ever tossed a compliment my way. How I got chewed out …

Why Life in Your 30s Is Better (and Worse) Than Life in Your 20s

Recently, one of my friends (actually, an ex-boyfriend) said, "I was just telling someone life gets so much better in your 30s."<p>He was right. And wrong.<p>It gets better: more simple, more meaningful, more established, more fulfilling, more STABLE. You'll have fewer fights, cry less tears and make …

The problem with sex education

Some 10 years ago, I joined a group of high school students to do a “work camp” in Gasan, a small town in the western coast of Marinduque. The young …

High School

How to Put Your Mind to Sleep

When it won’t shut up<p>My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed<p><b>9:00</b>: Be in bed<p><b>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping<p><b>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping<p><b>10:00</b>: Oh god, …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

23 Books You Didn't Read In High School But Actually Should

You probably SparkNoted these books before, but now's your chance to read them.

Literature

This Infographic Reveals the Secrets of the Happiest Couples

PSA: Valentine's Day is next week. Whether or not you celebrate the occasion, this infographic from happiness training app Happify could help you …

Happiness

'Hilarious' Airline Complaint Letter Catches Eye of CEO

Most airline complaint letters are so filled with rage and tales of woe, it's hard to see any humor in the situation.<p>But that's not the case with a …

British Virgin Islands

Retirement funds and ramen noodles: Saving smarter in your 20s

It seems everyone wants a piece of your paycheck when you reach your 20s.<p>There are school loans to repay, rent checks to write and professional …

Retirement

Coffee And Espresso Drinks Explained (PHOTOS)

When it comes to getting caffeinated, these days we've got options. Gone are the days of picking only between a cup of decaf or regular. Now we're faced with an array of coffee beans that come from all over the globe, a handful of specialized ways to brew a regular cup of coffee, and enough options …

How To Fall Asleep When It's 4 a.m. And You're Wide Awake

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S News</i><p>It's 4 a.m. The clock ticks, the moon glows, the dog snores and you just stare. Perhaps you stare into the blackish red of the inside of your eyelids as you lie still and fetal, thinking if you pretend to be sleeping, the real thing will surely come. Or maybe you stare …

How to Curate Your Facebook News Feed

Baby photos. News articles. Selfies. Advertisements. Job announcements.<p>It's likely your Facebook News Feed contains some combination of these, if not …

Weightloss tips

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism<p>A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn<p>You exercise, and you try to eat right. But unfortunately you may still be slowing down your calorie burn—and your weight-loss efforts—without even realizing it. Lauren Slayton, M.S., R.D., …

3 signs stocks are overpriced

Wall Street will tell you stocks are still a good investment because they are reasonably valued when compared with last year’s earnings, using the …

Flu Season Etiquette: What You Need to Know About Sickness And The Office

Flu season is upon us and employees who work in close quarters are particularly susceptible to the highly contagious illness. <i>Why?</i> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says people with the flu can spread it to others up to about six feet away, mainly by droplets made when they cough, …

Don’t put off saving for retirement

If ever you’ve been faced with the choice between immediate gratification and future satisfaction then you have no doubt experienced the inner …

5 Myths About Dog Behavior That Often Lead to Tragedy

I’m a dog behaviorist, and here’s a headline that makes my blood boil: “Dog on Trial after Attacking Child.”<p>It’s from a story on a Pointer–Hound mix …

Pets

One Simple Habit That’ll Make You Great At Conversations

Today, we’re going to completely strike from the face of the earth a pain in the ass experience we’ve ALL had….<p>I’m good in the first few minutes of …

I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorry

Every time I hear someone say that feminism is about validating every choice a woman makes I have to fight back vomit.<p>Do people really think that a …