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6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

I’m Slowly Learning To Just Let Things Be

By Rania Naim,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/23X6i1x<p><b>I’m learning not to force things to happen.</b><p>I’m learning to just let them be, to let them align …

The revolutionary idea that being rich isn’t the point, having “enough” is

A few years ago, comedian Louis C.K. posted his comedy special for a ‘drastically low price’ of $5 on his website. In 12 hours, Louis earned $250,000. After 12 days, sales topped $1 million.<p>A few days after, Louis took $250,000 to cover production costs and $220,000 for himself. The rest of the …

When Love is Frozen—Can We Sort it Out?

Have you ever been in that place with someone where you really want them to know how you feel, but you can’t tell them because the hurt is so …

I'm Offended

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Here's What Happened to 1 Man When He Ate 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day

It wasn't pretty.<p>Sugar is everywhere and it's in so much of the food that makes up a Western diet, but for the past six years, Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau has managed to steer relatively clear of added sugars. He then voluntarily decided to consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (or the amount …

Love lessons: Understanding personality types for a happier relationship

You wake up every morning and immediately jot down a list of the things to do before making yourself a nutritious smoothie. Later at work, you feel satisfied as you draw a line through each obligation you’ve met — right on deadline.<p>Meanwhile, your partner grumbles when the alarm buzzes, hitting the …

The Essential Guide to Happiness at Work, With Rashida Jones | WIRED

Finding Happiness On The Job<p>By Rashida Jones<p>Let’s be honest: Nobody can kill it all the time. I earnestly try to, but I just can’t. I have an …

Smart, Successful, and Yet Not Happy?

Interested in these topics? Go here to my new (and free!) online course on happiness<p>Of all the intriguing questions that one could ask (Why is …

10 Of The Best Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students

May, 2015<br>In response to requests from some of our readers here in <i>EdTech & mLearning</i>, we have curated this list featuring 10 Android apps for taking …

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

A Second Chance to Make the Right Impression

Romualdo Faura<p>Years ago a friend of mine, Gordon, interviewed for a position at a prominent university. During his daylong visit to campus, he had lunch with a senior faculty member (let’s call him Bob) who had final say over the hire. After their food arrived, Bob said of his meal, “You know, this …

INFP Personality (“The Mediator”)

INFP personalities are true idealists, always looking for the hint of good in even the worst of people and events, searching for ways to make things …

Beyond the Screen: Love in a Time of Social Media

In <i>The Soul of the World</i>, philosopher Roger Scruton writes: “I lie <i>behind</i> my face, and yet I am present in it, speaking and looking through it at a …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

Adventure<p>The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Yellowstone National Park

Top 10 Things to Do in Hawaii

National Parks

Autism Documentary: Make Me Normal

Make Me Normal is an extraordinary documentary which gives the viewer a deep look into the world of four British adolescents on the Autism spectrum …

Autism

8 Major Period Problems—Solved

Hellish period? Not anymore!

Women's Health

15 Things Successful People Do In Their 20s

The choices you make in this critical decade lay the foundation for your career, relationships, health, and well-being.<p>While nothing can replace learning through firsthand experience, you can save some stress by listening to those who have already been through it.<p>We've scoured our archives and the …

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Skin Care

The Most Common Money Mistakes People Make at Every Age

Financial folly can come at any age; with each new financial milestone and responsibility comes a whole new way for you to mess it all up. The good …

Personal Finance

9 Ways Honey Can Up Your Beauty Game

Sweeeeeeeet.<p>Honey is the Beyoncé of the beauty world. She's been around for ages, but is def still the queen of everything. Just take a trip to Sephora or even the drugstore for proof of her benevolent reign over face masks, shampoos, lotions, lip balms, and more.<p>And like Beyoncé, honey benefits …

Skin Care

How To Be A Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

5 Must-Know Secrets for How to Use Your Money to Make You Happy

The 5-Minute No-Crunches Workout for Incredible Abs

No crunches required!<p>In this week's fabulous five-minute workout video, <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, takes you through a speedy yet totally grueling abs workout—without making you do one single crunch! Follow along with Jen, Nicki, …

Workouts

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Muscle

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

No crunches required!<p>One of the funny things about flat abs is that to get them, you don't necessarily have to do workouts that directly involve your stomach. Rather, it's just as effective—if not more so—to focus on exercises that engage your core as well as <i>other</i> parts of your body, like your …

Workouts

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

Muscle