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ADHD: Fails To Listen

ADHD is so multifaceted that absolutely nothing about this disorder is simple. Thus diagnosis is complicated by the convolutions of the manifestation …

Mental Disorders

15 Songs To Get You Through The Darkest Phase Of A Breakup | HuffPost

7 tried-and-true shortcuts for navigating LA traffic

Yes, there's Waze, Beat the Traffic and good old Google Maps. But with all the fancy technology, sometimes nothing beats the classic traffic …

Google Maps

Romance, Love and ADHD

It seems the more I listen to people in and out of my therapy practice, the more I realize that, for many of us, achieving a healthy love …

Relationships

Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early 20s

Is the appearance of mental illness in young people a matter of environment or biology?<p>There's a reason the image of the floundering, scared, shaky post-teen struggling to enter adulthood is a cliché. Between moving out of your parent's home, going to college and getting a job, lack of sleep, …

Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises Burn Major Fat

<b>What do you mean you don't have any equipment to workout? You have a body right? Got 10 minutes? Go! Here are 10 proven fat-burning and body-shaping</b> …

It's Not the Friend Zone, Guys — It's You

If you're a young woman in your teens or 20s, you can expect several rites of passage: learning the proper way to use a bobby pin (it's this way), …

How to influence the way other people see you

‘What matters about you, to someone else, is whatever has most meaning for <i>them</i> – not for you’<p>Few facts about daily social life are quite as troubling as this one: you don’t really have the faintest idea how you’re coming across to others. Reading Heidi Grant Halvorson’s new book, No One Understands …

Katie Nolan Delivers A Biting Takedown Of The Idea That Women Are Going To The Masters To Find A Husband

There is a real-life article on the Internet called "How To Land A Husband At The Masters," and Fox Sports' Katie Nolan isn't having any of it.<p>On her Fox show "Garbage Time," Nolan ridiculed the article, which appeared on FoxSports.com blog Outkick The Coverage and features such sage advice for …

Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show

Photograph: Empics Entertainment<p>Stewart gave Barack Obama one of his toughest interviews, suggesting his 2008 election slogan should have been ‘Yes we can, …

Barack Obama

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the sole source of …

New brain science shows poor kids have smaller brains than affluent kids

By Lyndsey Layton<p>Lyndsey Layton<p>Politics in the District of Columbia and the state of Virginia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>New research that shows poor children have smaller brains than affluent children has deepened the national debate about ways to narrow the achievement gap.<p>Neuroscientists who studied the …

The Brain

Attention Deficit Dating: What To Know When Dating A Woman With ADD

Some women follow recipes, maintain immaculate closets and make important entries in their diaries, which they write in regularly.<p>I am not one of …

Mexican government raids farm labor camps in crackdown on abuses

The Mexican government has raided at least three squalid, makeshift farm labor camps in recent weeks, rescuing about 250 adults and children and posting videos of the operations — rare enforcement actions that suggest a more aggressive tack by federal labor authorities.<p>The first raids occurred …

National Sibling Day: What Your Birth Order Says About Your Personality

Yes, Friday is National Sibling Day. Much like how many fingers you were born with, or your ability to process colors and shapes, your birth order …

The horrific trickle down of Asshole culture: Why I've just deleted Uber from my phone

We shared this in our News Ticker already, but I still can't believe that an office of Uber -- a company valued at $18 billion and held up as a …

Why we love, why we cheat

Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic – love – and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She …

5 Proven Ways to Create a Happy, Fulfilling Life

<b>“It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Denis Waitley</b><p>Happiness.<p>You want it. You seek it. …

Five Daily Practices to Feeling 'Good Enough'

I have always based me being "good enough" at anything whether it be my job, my parenting skills, or my romantic relationships on what other people thought, instead of what I knew to be true. So I've developed 5 daily practices to feeling "good enough" separate from what anyone else thinks of …

Relationships

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Is It Ever OK to Skip a Meal Before a Workout?

What you need to know about food as fuel<p>Imagine this: You hit snooze a few times in the a.m., but wake up still intent on fitting in a morning workout—until you realize that there's now no way you're going to have time to eat a full breakfast, let it digest, then exercise, and still make it into …

Men I'm Dating Think I’m a Bitch Because I’m Busy

I like to keep busy. I also like to get my hands dirty in a little bit of everything. That usually means I end up burning the candle at both ends.<p>Between work, writing, a couple of volunteer gigs and a few other extracurricular activities, my weeks are pretty jam packed. But I like it that way. For …

Ladies, The Smarter You Are, The More Likely You Are To Be Single

It's a tough world out there... full of awkward first dates, bad sex and limited chances at orgasms.<p>Women now associate the dating landscape with the …

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Productivity

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Top 10 Ways to Break Bad Habits

We all have a bad habit or two we could stand to lose, but habits are hard to break. Whether your bad habit is procrastinating, overspending, …

Have a Heart: The Empathy Workout

I can't say I always enjoy cardiovascular exercise. I don't think anyone does. Oh, I've seen those infomercials featuring models whose granite abs …

New Data On Just How Bad The Gender Pay Gap Is

Earlier this week on the <i>The Daily Show</i>, Jon Stewart cited a new study from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) that predicts women won’t reach pay parity with men until 2058. As guest commentator Kristen Schaal joked, that’s after the expected introduction of the flying car in 2017, …