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An Instant With Borderline Personality Disorder

<i>The following is a direct example of the struggle of having Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). It has not been toned down or censored. This is what I go through almost daily. It is an ongoing battle that I will never stop fighting.</i><p>The self-doubt, negative feelings, worry, second guessing and …

If You Have This Gene, Don’t Smoke Weed

The genes that predispose pot dependence are also linked to schizophrenia and depression.<p>According to new research, you don’t sit around in …

Hindu View of Christian Salvation

Christian conversion is based upon the promise of forgiveness of all sins and everlasting salvation by belief in Jesus. It is important that Hindus …

Hinduism

Working Mom Shuts Down Troll Who Suggests She Should Quit Her Job

"I want to show her that she can make choices."<p>When a troll responded to her tweets about missing her daughter while on the job, a working mom shut him down with a strongly-worded letter.<p>Irish newscaster Susan Keogh wrote a six-paragraph letter after a "brave man" suggested (in now-deleted tweets) …

Why Having a Working Mom is the Best Thing Ever

<i>This article first appeared in She's Fit to Lead (www.shesfittolead.com).</i><p>When I was younger, I envied kids with stay-at-home moms. Growing up, my neighbor (and best friend) had a mom who was always around. She was there to drive us to countless sports practices, actively attend any and every school …

Human breast milk protein could wipe out superbugs

Scientists hope the discovery will help tackle increasing antibiotic resistance<p>Scientists have developed an antibiotic from human breast milk that …

12 Clothes That Prove Embroidery Is the Coolest DIY-Inspired Trend

We used to think the easiest way to elevate your everyday duds without piling on the accessories was to scout pieces with embellishments. Last season — and even now still — that was fringe, sequins or gems. But lately, we’ve been spotting a different “<i>e”</i> amping up clothes in the coolest way …

Clothing

The Rising Epidemic of Anxiety in Children and Teens

<b>Overview of Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens</b><p>As I discuss in the newly released second edition of <i>10 Days to a Less Defiant Child</i>, which was …

21 Crock-Pot Dump Dinners For Winter

Don't let the name scare you.<p>• <b>24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot</b><p>• <b>21 Vegetarian Dump Dinners For The Slow Cooker</b>

Is It Really Possible to Be in Love with Two People at Once?

Plus, what to do if you think are.<p><i>The Great Gatsby</i>'s Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby, and Daisy. Carrie Bradshaw, Big, and Aidan (still not sure who to root for in that one). Tons of books and movies feature love triangles for a reason (besides just the drama): <i>Lots of people can relate to having feelings</i> …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

Does "So Last Season" Still Exist?

In this rapidly turning fashion eco-system, do "it" items fall out of favor faster, or is "so last season" a cliché that's so over?<p>I fell hard for Gucci's Spring 2015 collection, still under the direction of Frida Giannini, when it hit the runway last September—<i>that</i> band jacket, <i>those</i> sailor pants. …

My name is Leanne and I have borderline personality disorder

<i>Please note that this blog discusses suicidal feelings.</i>Many people cringe at the phrases, ‘emotionally unstable personality disorder’ and, …

20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADD

Here Are 13 Vintage Ads For Illegal Drugs That Were Once Used As Medicine.

These days, there’s a medicine for everything. You can’t turn on the TV without seeing a commercial for restless leg syndrome, chapstick that cures …

Headaches

Does It Really Take Money to Make Money?

It's a saying older than our grandparents. And as an entrepreneur, you've likely heard it over and over and over again. But is it really true that it takes money to make money?<p>It's a saying older than our grandparents. And as an entrepreneur, you've likely heard it over and over <i>and over</i> again. But …

Small Business

Heavy Social Media Use Linked With Mental Health Issues In Teens

Most members of Generation Z can't imagine life without Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter. Nearly one in four teens reports being online …

Mental Health

I Survived A 5-Year Long Distance Relationship (And You Can, Too, With These 8 Tips)

Let me just say it; five-and-a-half years is a crazy amount of time to be in a long- distance relationship. I know that. My husband knows that. It’s not like we thought it was a good idea. It just kinda happened.<p>While I don’t suggest anyone go that long living apart from their partner, I will say …

15 Best Quotes About Happiness

<b>We’ve collected fifteen of the best quotes about happiness to inspire you towards a happier, healthier life of abundance. Enjoy:</b><p>Folks are usually …

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Meditation?

Cannabis and meditation have long walked hand-in-hand with beginnings in early religious and spiritual tradition, and humans certainly haven’t …

Meditation

10 Apps and Gadgets to Help You Find Zen

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>For a lot of people, technology can feel like the root of all stress. A constant torrent of emails, social media notifications, text messages and chats can be overwhelming and unforgiving. At the same time, gadgets, apps and even that pesky smartphone can be …

Meditation

8 Things We Learned in Couple's Therapy That Saved Our Marriage

We needed someone's help to learn how to live together.<p>Marriage is hard, and it requires hard work sometimes. People aren't taught how to be good at marriage or even how to be a good life-long partner, and so we often screw it up. But in failing and learning how to solve problems, you can make a …

Giorgio Armani Reflects on 40 Years of Design: "Excess, on the Red Carpet and Off, Is Never Elegant"

Four decades in any business is an impressive feat, much less fashion, whose flights of fancy can mean a designer is one day "in" and another day …

Red Carpet

Fashion bloggers and photographers on how to take perfect Instagram pictures, every time

Instagram has more than 300 million active users—roughly the population of the entire United States. And among them is a minuscule set of super-users who always seem to look better and live more photogenic lives than the rest of us.<p>Well, turns out that’s a lie. Or not a lie exactly, but often it’s …

Mobile Photography

Original short story: Calypso, by David Sedaris

The American broadcaster and author spent most of last year on the road, catching up with family, doing book signings – and allowing strangers to perform minor surgery on him<p>The surgeon took an ultrasound of my fatty tumour and said that he could remove it the following week<p>Related: Original short …

The Outing of Drake: Ghostwriting Is As Old As Hip-Hop

Controversy erupted this week when rapper Meek Mill accused Drake of hiring ghostwriters for his raps, but from The Sugarhill Gang to Dr. Dre, …

How Often Should a Happy Couple Have Sex?

An investigation<p>Men aren’t the only ones who feel self-conscious about how often they’re having sex. (Wait: You do, right, men? I know nothing about you. I kind of just assumed.)<p>When a woman complains to her friends that she’s having a rough patch with her boyfriend, the first thing they’ll ask is …