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5 Rituals to Reconnect in Your Relationship

By Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW<p>In his book The Intentional Family, Bill Dougherty discusses “rituals of connection” as an important tool for successful relationships. A ritual of connection is a way of regularly turning towards your partner that can be counted on.<p>Erica and Rob, both in their late …

Mom's So-True Post About 5 Stages of Love in a Marriage Just Might Save Your Relationship

If you are struggling to find the light in your marriage, one mom blogger's words will give you faith that dark times don't last forever.<p>I have been married for 10 years. We've had good times, and very, very bad times. Most recently, we lost a pregnancy, and I have wondered how we will ever get …

25 Great Questions To Ask At The Job Interview

Dear Liz,<p>I almost always run out of questions at job interviews.<p>When the interviewer asks me “Have any questions for me?” and I don’t have any questions, I can see the disappointment on their face.<p>Sometimes I have questions prepared but the interviewer answers them before I have a chance to ask.<p>Can …

Employment

The 5 Books On Bill Gates’s Summer Reading List–From Jimmy Carter To Trevor Noah

If you are worried your beach reads might be a little too easy this summer, Gates has some more heady suggestions for you.<p>As one of the world’s top philanthropists, perhaps it makes sense that Bill Gates is treating beach reading like an intellectual cause: Each year, he offers up his list of the …

Chef John's Hawaiian-Style Ahi Poke Recipe

"The technique for making poke is so basic that even the most inexperienced cooks can get something close to what they'd get in a restaurant. But the …

Revolution Golf Plus Membership

"I couple what I learn from RG+ with private lessons and extra time on the range. I now have a more consistent swing and a much better understanding …

Golf

The Swing Thought That'll Help You Launch Your Fairway Woods

Fairway woods are tough to hit, we're comfortable enough in our games to be able to admit that. They’re long and low-lofted, which makes it tricky to launch those towering shots off the deck. If you’re someone who has trouble getting your fairway woods up in the air, Jessica CaraFiello, one of our …

7 Signs A Marriage Won't Last, According To Sex Therapists

Ignore these bedroom-related problems at your own risk.<p>Sex isn’t everything in a marriage, but for most people, a healthy, regular sex life matters quite a bit.<p>Sex therapists can vouch for that. Below, they share seven issues that can ruin a relationship if left unaddressed.<p>1. The couple no longer …

8 Easy Weeknight Dinner Power Sauces

Easy sauces you can throw together to make proteins, vegetables, or grains taste better.<p>When I get home from work, the last thing I want to do is make an elaborate dinner. If I haven't meal prepped, my weeknight dinners usually involve roasting vegetables with an easy protein like chicken breasts …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Here's the Reason Why Louis C.K.'s Jokes Are So Damn Funny

A linguistic breakdown.<p>Louis C.K. has already gone down in history as one of the greats, arguably among the likes of George Carlin and Dave Chappelle. But what exactly makes his jokes so damn hilarious? What makes his stories stand out from the rest?<p>In the YouTube channel Nerdwriter, Evan Puschak …

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016

These short videos will keep you inspired and motivated to make 2017 your best year ever.<p>Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will …

9 Rules of Storytelling from Moneyball Writer Michael Lewis

“Have the nerve to be yourself” — and other advice from a master storyteller<p>Michael Lewis is the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of multiple books …

Writing

10 Things Husbands Can Do Better In 2017, According To Ex-Husbands

Buy her roses every once in a while.<p>If experience is the greatest teacher, there is no one better to suited to offer advice to men on staying married than guys who’ve experienced divorce.<p>We asked divorced men to share the the resolutions they think married guys should make in 2017. See what they …

Relationships

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

Self-improvement

If You’re Not Outside Your Comfort Zone, You Won’t Learn Anything

You need to speak in public, but your knees buckle even before you reach the podium. You want to expand your network, but you’d rather swallow nails than make small talk with strangers. Speaking up in meetings would further your reputation at work, but you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing. …

How Two Trailblazing Psychologists Turned the World of Decision Science Upside Down

After his book Moneyball became a best-seller, Michael Lewis learned that many of the ideas it presented to the general public had actually been introduced decades earlier by a pair of Israeli psychologists: Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. In an adaptation from his new book, Lewis investigates …

13 Cognitive Biases That Really Screw Things Up For You

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of processing power, you would think our judgment would be highly accurate, but that's far from the case.<p>Our judgments are often inaccurate because the …

How to hit a 50-yard pitch: 5 simple steps

<b>The 50-yard pitch shot is not a challenge to be feared. Rather, golfers should be relishing the opportunity of seeing their ball dance around the pin.</b><p>…

Think Strategically About Your Career Development

In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead, we have to take …

Management

Six Daily Exercises to Boost Mobility and Balance

Olympic cyclist Evelyn Stevens, Olympic volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings, big wave surfer Laird Hamilton, and extreme kayaker Brad Ludden have one thing in common: they all train with Kelly Starrett. A doctor of physical therapy at CrossFit San Francisco, Starrett has built a reputation as …

Thai Pomelo Salad (Dtam Som Oo)

1⁄4 cup Thai fish sauce<p>2 tbsp. sugar<p>1 tbsp. fresh lime juice<p>4 pomelos, peeled and supremed, juices reserved<p>2 fresh red Thai chiles, stemmed and …

Recipes

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

1. LET THE CLUB DO THE WORK

My swing has been called the smoothest on Tour. That’s a huge compliment, because there are a lot of great players—and I work hard on tempo. To make …

Golf

This happiness hack from a wildly popular Stanford class can help you create a life you love

Thanks to master organizer Marie Kondo, many of us now evaluate our belongings based on the principle that things we love should bring us joy. But too often, we fail to bring the same level of scrutiny to the rest of our lives. Just as passivity can leave us buried under a lot of junk we don’t …

Happiness

This guy wrote a diary of his first week working at Target and it's hilarious and heartwarming

If you’ve ever worked in retail then you’ll know it can be fun, scary, weird, wonderful, and confusing. Sometimes it’s an amazing experience and you …

How to check your swing path

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Kevin Craggs explains how to check your swing path for more consistent golf, and has a simple drill to help you check that …

How To Master Your Home Course

Golf