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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 …

Anger Management

I’m Slowly Learning To Just Let Things Be

<b>I’m learning not to force things to happen.</b><p>I’m learning to just let them be, to let them align with my life when the time is right, to the let the …

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 …

Personal Finance

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

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 …

Nutrition

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 …

Happiness

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 …

Happiness

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 …

Psychology

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 …

Time I

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 …

Global Perspectives

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 …

Social Media

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

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.

National Geographic Travel

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 …

8 Major Period Problems—Solved

Hellish period? Not anymore!<p>In a recent <i>Women's Health</i> poll, you divulged details of your menstrual miseries—and now we're offering solutions. It's time to take back "that time of the month."<p><b>"I cry at sappy commercials."</b> <i>—Carol-Ann N.</i><p>Drama alert! Some 20 to 30 percent of women are extra sensitive to …

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 …

Self-improvement

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

<b>Clarifying moisturizer:</b> Mix a few drops of coconut water with a few drops of lemon juice. The coconut will hydrate your skin, and lemon will clear and brighten it.<p><b>Elbow and knee bleacher:</b> "If your elbows and knees appear dark, simply rub them with half of a lemon," says Patrice Coleman, owner of …

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 …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …

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 surprising things you can do today and everyday with your money that will make you happier than you've ever been in your life.<p>When you're arguing …

Five-Minute Abs Workout Video

And for tons more super efficient, total-body toning workouts, definitely pick up a copy of Jen's book, <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>.<p><i>*Video shot, produced, and edited by Jen Weaver,</i> Women's Health <i>associate video editor.</i>

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

<b>Rows</b> <br>So much of what we do and how we move involves the muscles on the front of the body—the chest, abs, biceps, etc. But pulling exercises like rows strengthen your back to improve posture and balance out the body. Plus, you'll look that much sexier in halter dresses. The bent-over row uses …

Muscle

5 Minutes to Tight, Toned Abs

Are you ready? Get set go:<p>Here are the five moves:<br>1. Braced Squat<br>2. Alternating Dumbbell Press<br>3. Single Leg Row<br>4. Dumbbell Carry<br>5. Reverse Lunge with Raise<p>Are you obsessed yet? If so, there are definitely more videos where that one came from! Click here to check out our workout video collection. …

Workouts

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

<b>Learning the Basic Move</b> <br>The standard version is done using a heavy barbell or dumbbells—you'll be able to lift more (read: get stronger) with a barbell, but a total weight of 20 pounds is a good place to start, regardless of what you're lifting. Begin with feet a comfortable width apart, somewhere …