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How to tell if you're a 'conversational narcissist'

Relationships<p>The one thing you should never say to a grieving person — or anyone going through a rough time.<p>We love to talk about ourselves. It’s what journalist and author Celeste Headlee calls “conversational narcissism.” Not only can it ruin conversations, she warns, it can also destroy …

Whatever happened to key figures in O.J. Simpson saga?

O.J. Simpson was sent to prison nearly nine years ago, and though much in the world has changed one thing hasn't: Kato Kaelin is still getting laughs.<p>The current Twitter bio for Kaelin, who lived in Simpson’s guest house at the time of the 1994 murders of Simpson's former wife, Nicole Brown …

Here's Why We've Been Thinking About Diets All Wrong

Diets have failed us, guys. But what if we're thinking about them in the wrong way?<p>I ate dinner this week with someone who's been on the ketogenic …

Artificial Sweeteners Are Linked to Weight Gain—Not Weight Loss

Artificial sweeteners might seem like a low- or no-calorie way to enjoy sweet food and not gain weight. But a new study links them to the opposite.<p>In …

The Best No-Makeup Makeup Products for a Natural Look

This 4-Step Routine Will Make Your Fridays Way More Enjoyable

Don’t make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

27 Brilliant New Books You Need To Read This Winter

Recommended reading from January to March. UK release dates.

After writing about money for half a decade, here's the spreadsheet I built to keep track of my spending

<i>A lot</i>.<p>I don't pretend to be a financial expert or hold any kind of certification, but between writing, editing, and reading hundreds (thousands?) of stories about money, I've picked a few things up.<p>Chief among them is that the best, most critical first step you can take to improve your finances is …

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Is sugar the world’s most popular drug? | Gary Taubes

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

7 Amazing Personal Development Books To Read

12Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>It is safe to say that we are all unhappy with our lives to an extent, for whatever reason. And while there are definitely …

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

I Went Vegetarian for a Month and This Is What Happened

What's a lifelong meat lover to do?<p><i>This article was written by Nick Greene and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale’s Organic Life<i>.</i><p>I used to joke that I have the eating habits of a medieval serf; it was a funny way to describe the diet of meat and bleached grains that I shove in my face every day. …

Nine Things that Improve Insulin Sensitivity: Accelerate Fat Loss & Build Muscle Faster!

We’re going to let you in on a little secret: The FIRST thing you should do when you want to lose fat or put on muscle is to improve insulin …

Colored Grout Is About to Steal Your Minimalist Heart

White tile never looked so good.<p>If you're a color fan, get ready to fall in love with this latest design trend, which we recently spotted on Brit+Co. — it might just be the perfect way to marry white and colors: colorful grout.<p>When you're decorating a room, you don't usually think of grout as a way …

4 rules of thumb for retirement savings

Consider these 4 guidelines to help you on your retirement journey.<p>Everyone's road to retirement is personal, with twists and turns that are unique …

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

5 Signs Your Relationship Is Already Over

Shares 1K<p>Breakups happen. It’s a fact baked into every relationship: all relationships come to an end until one doesn’t. Sometimes the breakup comes …

The 16 Best Sweat-Proof Eyeliners Out There, Hands Down

When it's hot outside and you're rushing around to get out the door, it's easy to just leave eyeliner out of the equation. Old-school formulas can transfer from your lash line to...

3 Simple Cardio Workout Tips For Rapid Weight Loss

Real, rapid weight loss comes from a combination of diet, exercise and sheer determination.<p>As much as we'd like to believe it, there is no instant …

The Most Important Steps to Bouncing Back from a Breakup

While managing a divorce or breakup, many women tell me that they drive themselves crazy with the realization that their former partner “seems fine” …

31 Incredible Books You Simply Must Read This Summer

Brilliant reads from July to September (UK release dates).

The Under-$10 Products Celebs Absolutely Love (Seriously)

There's nothing more exciting for a beauty aficionado than discovering which makeup and skincare products the rich and famous use. From Snapchat to …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

10 favorite online shops for vintage finds

Happy Friday loves! Today, I'm sharing another Friday <i>Where to Shop</i>. This week, I am featuring my <b>10 Favorite Online Shops for Vintage Finds</b>.<p>The thrill of the hunt! Don't you love it?! You enter the jungle of dust and the discarded and come out on the other side hauling out the treasure. Pretty darn …

3 Powerful Reasons I Love to Fail

3 Powerful Reasons Why I Love to Fail (and Why You Should Too)<p>Joshua Torres<p>Read full profile<p>You know the feeling. The feeling you get when you fail …

18 Styling Tricks to Make a Bedroom Feel Extra Cozy

Finally, an excuse to stay in bed all day.<p>From warm bedding to comfy pillows, these bedroom decorating ideas will give you an excuse to stay in bed all day.