Jojo MacP

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There's Only 1 Reason a Guy Ever Lets a Woman Go (Yes, Really)

<i>Have you ever wondered what went wrong with your relationship? Check out what Carrie Budd at YourTango has to say about it.</i><p><b>This may sound harsh, but it's best to just accept the truth.</b><p>I'm going to tell you something that might be hard to hear and even harder to accept. This is not your conventional …

Relationships

Don’t be in any doubt – ADHD is an illness and it must be treated | Ann Robinson

Treatment doesn't always or only mean medication. Nice recommends a multimodal approach<p>Imagine a neurological condition that affects one in 20 under-18s. It starts early, causes significant distress and pain to the child, damages families and limits the chances of leading a fulfilled life as an …

ADHD

Captive Audience: How Companies Make Millions Charging Prisoners to Send An Email

Last July, as she has for the past 10 years, Dianne Jones spent 45 minutes on a city bus heading to the local WalMart. There, under fluorescent …

JPay

California is using prison labor to fight its record wildfires

The inmate firefighters make $1 an hour plus $2 a day.<p>California is suffering record-breaking wildfires as the Mendocino Complex, Carr, and Ferguson fires continue. But to combat the flames, the state is turning to a controversial practice: prison labor.<p>The California Department of Corrections and …

Wildfires

THIS is Why Girls Rarely Get Diagnosed with ADHD

Odds are, you haven’t met many girls who have been legitimately diagnosed with ADHD, if you’ve met any at all. A lot of girls joke around about …

Autism

Just Because You're Having a Baby Over 35 Doesn't Mean You're Old — Here's What You Should Know

When you think of the word "geriatric," what comes to mind? A nursing home? A broken hip? A slew of grandpas doing water aerobics, perhaps? We thought so! In a personal essay published in <b>The Magnolia Journal</b>, former HGTV star Joanna Gaines got real about what it's actually like being pregnant at 40 …

Pregnancy

'When I started taking ADHD medication it was as if someone flicked a switch'

After having been treated for depression unsuccessfully and asked to leave school, getting the correct diagnosis gave Askar Keen a new lease of life<p>Askar Keen is waiting for his A-level results after the most turbulent and distressing three years of his young life. At the age of 10, he asked for a …

Mental Health

Pennsylvania State Rep. Kevin Haggerty Wants Domestic Violence Survivors To Be Tested For Drugs

A Pennsylvania state representative has said he plans to introduce a bill that could make it more difficult for alleged victims of domestic violence …

Are you creating *true* intimacy in your relationship—or faking it?

True story: I once met a boy on a dating app. We fell for each other fast, obsessively texting for the better part of two months before I eventually …

Communication Skills

4 Pinterest Hacks You Can Adopt to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

If you didn't know it already, Pinterest is a blogger's best friend. So, turn your blog posts into pins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you didn’t know it already, Pinterest is a blogger’s best friend. You may have thought the platform was useful only for finding …

Infographics

I Tried This Viral Tool to Flatten My Stomach, and I'm Shook It Actually Worked

If you haven't yet heard of the FasciaBlaster, allow me to divert your attention to the founder's Instagram page.<p>Hi! Welcome back. You probably just …

Google Search

Changing mindsets and behavior, one “nudge” at a time | Organization

July 16, 2018 – <i>by Anna Güntner, Bill Schaninger and Julia Sperling</i><p>Our understanding of the unconscious mind has come a long way since Sigmund Freud, …

Psychology

16 Abusive Relationship Signs of a Devious Lover

Are you being tricked into living with abuse by your lover? Use these 16 shocking and devious abusive relationship signs to see the veiled truth.<p>It …

7 Things Insecure Girls Will Let Him Do And 8 Things A Secure Girl Will Never Let Him Do

Whenever we get into a brand new relationship, things are vibrant and exciting, but also a little scary (in a good way depending on what type of girl …

Afraid To Mess Up? Why You Often Just Need To Wing It!

When was the last time you decided to wing it?<p>Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, credits Amazon’s explosive growth with his high-velocity decision making. In his annual letter to shareholders, he shared his approach:<p>Most decisions should probably be made with somewhere around 70% of the information you …

Self-improvement

Surmounting Trump Derangement Syndrome

Our president poses an unprecedented challenge to America’s national equilibrium. His insatiable hunger for attention subjects us to a relentless fusillade of lies, accusations, distortions, braggadocio, threats, bigotry, misogyny, conspiracy theories, reversals of course and half-baked notions …

How to Train Your Brain to Keep You Out of Jail

A new project is teaching habitual offenders to change how they think—and act—with cognitive behavioral therapy.<p><i>This story was published in partnership with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>Growing up in public housing in North Charleston, South Carolina, in the 1970s, David …

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

What Happens When You Love Someone Who Doesn't Love You Back, According To Experts

I think we can all agree that unrequited love is one of the worst feelings imaginable. The pain of becoming attached to someone in a way that isn't …

Relationships

After 23 years in prison as an innocent man, former White Sox groundskeeper returns to his old job

Nevest Coleman looked around the White Sox ballpark in wonder as he walked down the third base line.<p>Flanked by colleagues, Harry Smith and Jerry Powe, Coleman marveled at how much the stadium had changed since 1994, when he last worked for the team. As he took in the sights, legendary head …

Trump’s Visit To Wall Prototypes Shows The Hubris And Absurdity Of The Idea

As the president inspected 8 slabs at the border, familiar campaign chants echoed again.<p>SAN DIEGO ― It could have been a victory lap. On a foggy Tuesday, President Donald Trump traveled to the desert outside of San Diego to visit eight wall prototypes constructed in service of his signature policy …

Donald Trump

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

The Mantras That Helped Me Recover From Anxiety & Depression

Today I am happy, peaceful, and living my potential—but it wasn’t always this way.<p>Almost a decade ago, I was diagnosed with clinical depression. At …

7 Toxic Thoughts You Need to Stop Now (If You Want to Succeed)

All actions results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.<p>Are you the kind of <b>person who overthinks</b> and <b>overanalyzes everything</b> so much that you end up working less effectively than you'd like?<p>The good news is you're not alone. It's a trait shared by many, many people--particularly those in …

Arizona Proposing Harsher Sentences for Heroin, Despite Evidence They Don’t Work

The response from opponents of the bill can largely be summed up as, "Wait, we're really doing this again?"

Heroin

Unlimited Tampons for Female Inmates? All-Male Committee Debates House Bill

Representatives question whether women prisoners can be trusted with additional pads, but finally vote 5-4 to move legislation forward. .

Menstruation

Why the Disease Definition of Addiction Does Far More Harm Than Good

Over the past year and a half, <i>Scientific American</i> has published a number of fine articles arguing that addiction is not a disease, that drugs are not …

This Gmail Tool Lets You See Who is Opening Your Emails

Channel your inner Sherlock Holmes (digital edition).<p>Read receipts are nothing new. Snapchat, LinkedIn, and Instagram all inform users when someone reads or opens their message. However, there's one service without the mainstream feature baked-in - Gmail. As a serial entrepreneur with a burning …