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These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

The Art of Practical Wisdom

<i>“It’s insulting to imply that only a system of rewards and punishments can keep you a decent human being,”</i> Isaac Asimov told Bill Moyers in their magnificent 1988 conversation on science and religion. And yet ours is a culture that frequently turns to rigid external rules — be they of religion or …

Letting Go: The Mantra That Will Change Your Life

It has been a few years since this incident happened, but it still remains fresh in my memory from when I was traveling in the mystic land of the …

Meditation

The 3 Essential Tools for Building a Life You Love (Part 1)

I'm constantly reminding my clients of three important tools and mindset shifts that are the foundation for creating the life and happiness they desire. These three tools are so essential, so fundamental and sometimes so hard to remember and implement in our day-to-day lives.<p>The first tool that I'm …

Positive Thinking

From 4, to 6, to Spandex: What My Dog Taught Me About Aging

Recently I went to the mall, which is only remarkable in that it's a big bi-seasonal event in my household, on par with visiting the dentist. Personally I'd rather take my kids down to the lake or walk with my dogs. The real shock didn't come as I entered the mall, however -- it came in the Macy's …

Pets

The Airstream: Secrets of America's Silver RV

The retro styling of the Airstream is as appealing today as it was back in the 1930s. In the book Airstream: The Silver RV, available Aug. 13, author and PopMech alum Tara Cox celebrates this iconic travel trailer with some curious and little-known facts.<p>The retro styling of the Airstream is as …

RVs

How to Make a Fried Croissant Doughnut at Home From Our Food Network Kitchen!

12 Behaviors that Destroy Relationships, and How to Fix Them

These behaviors poison relationships. Are you doing any of these? You communicate with more than just words. Your actions—your body language—say a …

The Five Natural Emotions of the Human Soul

There are multiple layers found within the emotional context of the human soul. This video goes on to explain the following natural emotions.

Spirituality

Meditation: Finding The Pearl In the Hay Stack

Under our pile of mental details, all the thought and feelings, memory is a pearl of innocence -- a brilliant light, the reality of our soul. How to find our way through the hay stack is the question. The mystery does not need to be such a mystery. The answers are not so complex. Most people suffer …

Meditation

The Time You Have, Explained With Jelly Beans (VIDEO)

Who knew jelly beans could be so inspirational?<p>Turns out the sweet treat takes on a certain heft -- both figuratively and literally -- when you see 28,835 of them all in one place. In a video uploaded by YouTube power-user ZeFrank late last month, the jelly beans are used to spell out just how …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

The Important Things and Advice to know that People Generally Aren't Told about

What are important things and advice to know that people generally aren’t told about? Here’s a great answer we found in Quora by Marcus Geduld who …

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

Family isn’t always blood. They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and …

How Happiness Changes With Age

Becoming okay with being boring<p>I'm just shy of 40 years-old. I spend most Saturday nights at home in yoga pants, rereading favorite novels or watching old movies, or playing Monopoly Junior with my seven-year-old. (If you think Monopoly is boring, then you haven't tried Monopoly Junior.)<p>This way of …

DIY Leather and Gold Ring Bracelets

This stylish leather and gold bracelet is so quick to make you can easily find time to fit it in your busy schedule. Plus, if you have friends new to DIY, it’s a great, not intimidating, introduction.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>snaps<br>• scissors<br>• ring<br>• superglue<br>• faux leather from M&J Trimming<p><b>Ready to make?</b> …

Jewelry

5 Reasons Your Relationship is Falling Apart

I hope you’ll excuse the pointed title, and I sincerely hope your relationship is not falling apart, but if you have ever found yourself in dire …

Weeknight Meal Recipe: White Bean, Potato and Arugula Soup

Today in the Southern Hemisphere we celebrate the winter solstice, making it the shortest day of the year. I've decided to share my favourite winter …

Southern Hemisphere

I Love Charts

The Shewee Standard is a device that allows women to pee standing up. (<b>Editor’s note:</b> Fun fact about me: in my sophomore year of college, I designed …

Mom's Mind May Be Gone, But Her Heart Still Wants What Her Heart Wants

I recently went to Mom's house to help out while my stepdad was in the hospital for a couple of weeks. Hanging in her bathroom was a navy blue vinyl windbreaker, size 2XL, which Mom had "borrowed" from my stepdad years ago. He had a couple of them, so he didn't mind Mom wearing one of them. Every …

Alzheimer's Disease

12 Timeless Life Lessons Learned from the Dalai Lama

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” Here are more life lessons from the Dalai …

6 Great Ways to Speak to Your Loved Ones

You probably already know how important it is to communicate with your loved ones, but how can you communicate better with them? Try these six ideas.

Communicate

7 Simple Steps to Resolve Any Problem

Struggles and difficulties are part of life. You cannot avoid these problems; it will always arise no matter how much you try to take control or …

Self-help

Crazy Sexy Kitchen

Inside Crazy Sexy Kitchen, you’ll find:<p>150 plant-empowered, vegan recipes at your fingertips that offer a huge variety of meals, ranging from …

Immune System

Why Forgiveness Is Not Important

My wife Shelly really disliked my father. Before he died over 20 years ago she was polite when we were with him, but when we were alone she made no secret of her disdain for him.<p><b>Why Shelly disliked my father</b><p>She thought she had good reason for her resentment. In her eyes he had treated me very …

Positive Thinking

Mindfulness and the Monkey Mind

Our minds are abuzz with thousands of thoughts each day, all of which compete for our attention and a corollary action. The Buddhists call this untrained mind of buzzing thoughts the Monkey Mind.<p>The Monkey Mind, the ego mind, constantly flickers between conscious thoughts of love and unconscious …

Meditation