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How To Know When It's Right

Dating.<p>For some of us, dating feels like an endless search for something that has alluded us for a long time.<p>How do you know when it's right, when you've met somebody who you want to commit to, want to have a relationship with, want to get to know?<p>What are the signs that it's right?<p>First, I want to …

Year in Review: See the Best Celebrity Maternity Street Style Looks of 2015

See All Photos<p>Bump watch 2015 was filled with lots of cool street style looks from moms-to-be like Anne Hathaway, Kim Kardashian, and Ashlee Simpson. …

Millennials Believe This is the Biggest Indicator of Success

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

What It's Like to Marry a Recovering Alcoholic

"Nothing that you do will make them get sober until they are ready."<p><i>Kate and Jeremy met in 2008, when she was 18 and he was 23, at an Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting. After meeting, Jeremy spent six months wishing he had gotten Kate's number. Seven years later, Kate and Jeremy are happily</i> …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

Happiness

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

Why you should always dress up on a plane

I get it, flights are long, seats are uncomfortable. You want to wear something flexible and not sit on jeans buttons for eight hours.<p>But there's a difference between looking sloppy and rocking leisurewear.<p>You can look put-together in less than 10 minutes if you just have your outfit planned and …

Mad Men

7 Keys To A Happy, Healthy Brain

Take care of your noggin and you'll be sharp as a tack at age 95!<p>Why are some people sharp as a tack at 95 years old, while others begin struggling with mental clarity in their 50s?<p>A lot of it has to do with genetics, but certain lifestyle factors also play an important role in how our brain ages. …

The Brain

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Seven things every man needs to know before marriage

My wife and I live in Washington, D.C., a city that’s full of single men who aren’t ready to get married. If they’re anything like I was in my single days, their unwillingness to tie the knot has a lot to do with their unrealistic expectations. Now that I’m seven years into a happy marriage, if I …

An Extra Hour of Sleep Can Do More for Daily Happiness Than a $60,000 Raise

More and more scientific studies speak to the irrefutable benefits of sleep. A study published in <i>Science</i> even calculated that for the sleep deprived, an extra hour of sleep can do more for their daily happiness than a $60,000 raise. Arianna Huffington, <i>Thrive</i><p><b>A Good Night's Sleep</b><p>Few things can make …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

My Husband Raped Me

My story starts like a lot of people’s stories. I had a whirlwind romance and married a man I put all my trust in. We had a happy marriage for a few …

No small feat: 'Ant-Man' wins over critics

As perhaps befits a movie about a superhero who can shrink to insectoid scale and return to normal size in the blink of an eye, expectations for Marvel Studios'<p>"Ant-Man"have shifted wildly during the course of its scrambled production process.<p>Originally developed by genre-savvy filmmaker<p>Edgar …

Marvel Universe

The 10 Most Popular Braids of Summer 2015

Get ready to be inspired.<p><i>At the beginning of the year, celebrity hairstylist Sarah Potempa, who just reached a milestone of 40,000 followers on Instagram, challenged herself to create #365DaysOfBraids. Cosmopolitan.com asked the blonde beauty for 10 of the most popular braids she's created this</i> …

Cara Delevingne slams comic book flicks: “Superhero movies are totally sexist”

The “Suicide Squad” star spoke out about the genre’s lackluster depiction of female characters<p>British model, T-Swift bestie and upcoming “Suicide Squad” cast-member Cara Delevingne has spoken out about sexism in superhero movies in a recent interview with U.K. magazine Empire.<p>The up-and-coming …

Comic Books

How to Find Happiness: 3 Secrets From Science

You’ve probably read a lot of stuff on the internet about how to find happiness… but you’re still not jumping for joy.<p>Some of the tips feel corny… so …

The Definitive Guide to Solving All Your Summer Lingerie Problems

Now that it's officially summer, figuring out what to wear can be a challenge. What's even more of a challenge—figuring out what to wear <i>underneath</i>. …

29 Small Ways To Change Your Eating Habits Big Time

Enough with the crash diets and cleanses already. These ridiculously easy lifestyle changes will help you feel much healthier and happier for the long haul.<p>To make it easier, BuzzFeed Life spoke with Jessica Jones, M.S., R.D., co-host of <i>Food Heaven Made Easy</i>, and Danielle Omar, M.S., R.D., creator …

Healthy Eating

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

15 Ways to Become a Happier Person | Inc.com

We all want to be happy. No matter what we're currently working on or striving toward, it is--by and large--our ultimate goal. Whether that means building a business, cultivating a meaningful relationship, or watching a movie coupled with a glass of wine, we're all engaged in trying to fuel our …

Happiness

20 Must-See Art Museums In America

There's much more to the world's great art museums than just the Louvre and the Prado. In fact, you can skip the jaunt across the Atlantic altogether and set your sights on some world-class art collections right here in the U.S. Even if you're not planning a trip entirely around art, chances are …

What's A Comic Book Everyone Should Read?

Whether it be essential or underrated, what should we be reading?

Graphic Novels

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3 Things You Should Know About Natural Sugar

As a nutritionist, I advise my clients to avoid soda, eat fruits and veggies, and sweeten recipes conservatively with natural options, like organic …

10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …

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20 Things Men Do Women Dont Know About