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13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

A 19-Year Study Reveals Kindergarten Students With These 2 Skills Are Twice as Likely to Obtain a College Degree (And They Have Nothing to Do With Reading)

The good news is, every child is capable of learning these skills--we just have to teach them.<p>It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age 5 could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i> found.<p>But …

Emotional Intelligence

Leave the Past in the Past: What Matters Most Is Who You Are Now

<b>“Focus on what matters and let go of what doesn’t.” ~Unknown</b><p>When I was in rehab for alcohol addiction, one of the most difficult things for any of us …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don’t compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do — only that you will be forced to respond. Even though they don’t …

Expensive Beauty Products That Are Actually Worth the Money

How many times have you shelled out several $20 bills at Sephora or Ulta on a really expensive beauty product — swayed by positive reviews and influencer Instagrams — only to find out that, hey, maybe you <i>don’t</i> actually need a mascara that costs upwards of $60? It’s happened to me enough to make me …

Skin Care

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

7 Foundations That Feel Like You’re Wearing No Makeup at All

Makeup

The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more!

Ways to Stay Close to Your Daughter as She Grows up

As a dad, one of my most important roles has been to develop a close relationship with each of my children. This was especially true for me as I …

The worst career advice, according to 6 life coaches

Ask anyone about your haircut, and they might shrug and say it looks “fine.” But ask for career advice? You’re likely to get an earful of trite …

Employment

20 courses under $20 that will teach you things you actually want to know

School can be expensive. From books to tuition to sloppy joes, getting educated isn’t cheap. And you’ll probably never even use most of the things …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

How to Bounce Back After Life's Worst Hardships (and Come Out Even Stronger)

Everything happens for a reason. The good news? You can break through and become an even stronger person.<p>"Falling down" doesn't have to wreck you. In fact, it can be the best thing that ever happened...if you let it.<p>If you've ever "gotten off track," "fallen down," or just simply completely "blown …

Self-help

The 19 best things to do in San Francisco, according to people who live there

San Francisco tourism is in a bit of a slump, though over 25 million people visit every year.<p>Visitors might be drawn to the obvious attractions like the Golden Gate Bridge and the "Full House" home, but San Francisco has more to offer than tourist traps and trolley cars.<p>To help you experience the …

Science Says This 5-Second Rule Will Make Your Brain Stop Procrastinating

How to use neuroscience to beat procrastination and have more time for what really matters.<p>I've been meaning to write this column for some time. The reason I'm finally getting to it is because it's an excuse to avoid doing something else.<p>Let's face it, few of us, if we're honest, wouldn't confess …

Self-help

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions

Unless you figure out where you are, you won't get to where you want to go.<p>Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean …

Personality

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

How to Dry Brush—and Why It’s So Potent

Stacked amongst the clear glass jars of homeopathic remedies, immune-supporting supplements, rose creams, and carrot cleansers on the sparkling …

6 Questions to Help You Love Yourself More When it Feels Hard

<b>“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~Buddha</b><p>In 2012, self-love became the most important thing …

Positive Thinking

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 …

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

Self-help

Three New Books to Step Up Your Game at Work (and in Life)

<b>1. “Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations”</b> <br>by Thomas L. Friedman<p>The globe-trotting <i>New York Times</i> …

Five Self Help Books That Changed My Life

I've never been much for self-help books.<p>As a general rule, I don't read a lot of non-fiction. And for a long time I think I was a bit of a snob where self-help books were concerned, thinking they were somehow low brow.<p>I was wrong. In the past few months, I've had occasion to read a couple of …

7 Qualities of a Conscious, Loving Relationship

Over the past decade, between the two of us, Angel and I have read hundreds of books on relationships, coached hundreds of students who were …

Does Your Partner Often Get Angry and Shut Down Emotionally?

<b>“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.” ~Carl Jung</b><p>Three years ago I was on top of the world …

What Do Women Really Want?

New from the "Love Lab" comes the book that I have been struggling to write for the past decade. This masterwork finally tells the story of what women want in a man, and how important men are in the fate of their relationships with women. Let me say upfront that this book is written for men in …

Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

16 Hard Truths About Our Relationships No One Wants to Admit

We all long for authentic relationships, but, even in our overly connected lives, these relationships are hard to find.We meet people and socialize …

Stanford professors explain their best strategy to figure out whether you should leave your job

You could theoretically deal with this situation by never taking a risk professionally. Or, you could take a calculated risk after you engage in some careful introspection — specifically by figuring out what it is that you detest most and least about your current work.<p>That second option is called …

15 Must-Have Skin Care Products for When Your Face Is Feeling "Meh"

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