Kim Tran

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5 Little Shifts that Will Make Your “Stressful” Life 5 Times Easier

The little things define you.All the results in your life come from the little things.Regardless of your unique life circumstances, or how you define …

9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

Universal Studios

25 Quotes From a Famous Buddhist Master That Will Make You Reconsider What's Important in Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If not, he is one of the most famous Buddhist masters living today.<p>Coming from Vietnam, he has inspired countless …

21 Things You Deserve In A Relationship

1. Someone who challenges you.<p>You deserve a partner who isn't afraid to disagree with you, have constructive conversations, and help you learn more about yourself every day.<p>2. And who isn't afraid to tell you when you're out of line.<p><i>Someone</i> has to call you out for it!<p>3. But who also doesn't try to …

Jokes

Why You Should Date Someone Who Isn’t Your Type

Throughout my misadventures as a serial dater and love seeker, I’ve developed a taste for a certain type. And while it might not have been intentional, if I were to put my last four lovers in a police lineup, it’d be hard for strangers to tell them apart. Physically, they’re similar—lanky, rugged, …

Argumentative

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

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The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

20 Brutal Truths About Relationships No One Wants to Admit

In a world full of superficial greetings and surface-level chatter, it's of vital importance you confront truths that you may not like to hear.<p>When forced to encounter fears that otherwise go unacknowledged, you grow and adapt, making better use of your time on this planet and developing more …

Relationships

11 lies you tell yourself that are keeping you from building wealth

When you're young, the future seems far away, and you might think there's time to make up for your financial mistakes later.<p>Unfortunately, whether you're putting off saving for retirement or looking the other way when your credit card bill becomes due, money lies can have big consequences sooner …

Personal Finance

Day In The Life: Financial Habits of A Debt-Free Millennial

<i>Ever wonder what the life of an up-and-coming entrepreneur or a CEO really looks like? Considering a leap to a startup? Or just curious about the day-to-day of someone navigating her way in a different industry? Women@Forbes’ new “Day In The Life” series gives an insider’s view of what these women</i> …

Malcolm Gladwell on the Single Biggest Problem Every Successful Person Faces

On Lance Armstrong's "The Forward" podcast, Gladwell hits on a simple yet profound truth -- and a universal conflict that never goes away.<p>Malcolm Gladwell has a way of putting something into words, something that you had never really thought about and definitely never articulated yourself -- but …

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Entrepreneurship

Read Poems by Tyler the Creator and Frank Ocean From the ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ Zine

There aren't many people who can make poems cool, but there are definitely a few.<p>There aren’t many people who can make poems cool, but there are a few. Patti Smith is one of them. The late Jock Scott is another. Nick Cave isn't bad either. Neither is PJ Harvey. And now, in Frank Ocean’s new zine</i> …

Psychologists say this is the simplest way to get — and stay — happy

When was the last time you felt truly happy? The kind of happy where you feel as if you just won an Olympic gold?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, …

6 Must-Read Books Recommended by Top Leaders

To do what those who have come before you have done, read what they read.<p>Reading is the process wherein someone else's experiences, lessons learned, and ideas transfer themselves into your mind.<p>The benefits of reading--even just six minutes of it--have been statistically proven repeatedly over the …

25 Habits That Can Lift Your Spirits (25 pics)

According to psychologists, these simple practices can improve your mood and make you feel happy.<p><b>#25. Write down 3 things you're grateful for.</b><p>Keeping …

Yale study: people who read live longer than those who don’t

Bookworms rejoice! A new study in the journal Social Science and Medicine just discovered that people who read books live longer than people who …

A 28-year-old entrepreneur figured out a brilliant way to get the homeless off the streets

Liz Powers started volunteering at at homeless shelters when she was an 18-year-old Harvard freshman, serving breakfast early in the morning before her classes started. Ten years later, she's running a business that helps people move <i>out</i> of homeless shelters for good.<p>Powers was working with art …

The 5-Minute Yoga Routine That's as Good as a Cup of Coffee

Whether your drink of choice is coffee, tea, matcha chai or anything in between, the sense of warmth and ritual that a morning beverage brings is a …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Attachment and Non-Attachment: Attachment Theory and Buddhism

Dillon, Jacqueline Ann. 2008. Escaping the ‘Monkey Trap’: How might psychotherapists utilise Buddhist approaches towards cultivating non-attachment …

16 Quotes that Show Us Life from a Different Perspective

Let me share three quick stories and some perspective-shifting life lessons with you…• “On my nursing shift at the hospital this evening, I was forced …

Asian American Mental Health: Confusing Doing Well With Feeling Well

A depressed person can struggle academically and socially -- that is true among people of all racial backgrounds. But, sometimes, it's also true that a depressed person can function well on the outside.<p>I was a junior in college. It was the third consecutive day that I spent in bed. I was on a …

Mental Disorders

How To Improve Your Memory And Concentration

Dreams — Mysterious, bewildering, eye-opening and sometimes a nightmarish living hell. Dreams are all that and much more.<p>Here are 20 amazing facts …

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you …

Employment

Rewrite Your Life

Story Editing to Prevent a Downward Spiral<p><b>by Susan Gregory Thomas</b><p>My oldest daughter was usually quiet and exhausted on the hour-long ride home from …

Genius gardening hacks to save you money

We all look for ways to be more frugal from time to time, be it to save money or because you'd like to tread more lightly upon the earth - whatever your reasons, the garden is a great place to start.<p>Gardening can be about more than pretty plants - it can feed us, encourage wildlife and prove a …