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Holding in Negative Feelings at Work Can Majorly Backfire (but the Fix Isn't Complicated)

Stuff down how you feel and cognitive performance can nosedive.<p>Are you a bottler? You know, a person who, like Unikitty in <i>The Lego Movie</i>, stuffs down negative thoughts on a regular basis?<p>I'm a little prone to that myself. But thanks to this new gem of research by Judith Grob of the University of …

Here’s How Many Women Regret Their One-Night Stand

Those “morning after” numbers may surprise you<p>Even if no-strings-attached sex seems great at the moment, post-sex regret might creep up with the sunrise. And it seems to occur more for women than men, a study from Norway suggests.<p>Researchers asked 263 people ages 19 to 37 how much they regretted …

Psychology

9 Things People Struggle With in a New Relationship

Embarking on a new relationship is one big leap of faith. New love can be so exciting, but there are also some struggles that come along with it. If you are facing any issues or hesitations, don't freak out! Everyone feels that way at one point or another. It's all about getting to know your …

Relationships

The new year is peak time for breakups. But the emotional skills that help a relationship endure can be learned<p>We expect love to be the source of our greatest joys. But, in practice, it is one of the most reliable routes to misery. Few forms of suffering are ever as intense as those we experience …

Relationships

3 Ways You Block Yourself From Being as Successful as You Could Be

The world puts many barriers in the way of our success, but the ones we needlessly erect ourselves are the biggest.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people are sure their lack of success is due to external circumstances or simple bad luck. This is not usually the …

Is It Even Worth It To Exercise Just One Day Per Week?

We’ve all been there.<p>No doubt you do your best to work out regularly. But sometimes life, work, and happy hour gets in the way.<p>Luckily, a new study shows there's no shame in being a "weekend warrior"—you know, someone who only has time to squeeze in a workout one or two times a week.<p>The study, …

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11 Dating Challenges To Try If You're So Over Being Single

Sometimes being single feels like a blessing because getting into a relationship is the last thing you want or need. But other times, you're …

40 Things I Know About Happiness As I Turn 40

One week from today, I turn the "Big 40." When I was a teenager, I had a very different vision of how this birthday would feel. "Over the Hill" sentiments in card stores and movies depicting uncool, middle-aged parents had led me to believe that 40 marked some sort of beginning of the end -- an age …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

Be A Better Problem Solver in 2017 By Changing This One Thing | Inc.com

If there is one constant in the business world, it is that there will always be complex problems to solve. There are a host of different strategies, tools, and approaches for solving them. I have used everything from strategic decision trees to Pareto charts to root cause analysis. All are …

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Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

3 science-backed ways to get smarter

We'd all love to be just a bit brainier, wouldn't we?<p>And that's precisely what Dan Hurley's new book, "Smarter," is all about.<p>In his exploration of fluid intelligence, he's come upon three tried-and-true ways that anyone can start improving his brain.<p>The brain-training company Lumosity was …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

9 Thoughts We’ve All Had About Our New Year’s Resolutions

“I’m going to crush all my goals! Maybe...”<p>Yay for a new year to accomplish your goals! Yay for a fresh start in 2017! And yay for finally living your best life!<p>Except sometimes New Year's resolutions are the worst. Once January hits and you recover from your NYE hangover, the pressure is on. After …

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The Key to Healing Emotional Wounds

Recently I met a new client (let's call her Greta) who had been feeling worse and worse—depressed, defeated, devoid of energy and joy. After visiting …

Self-Pity

Why You Always Want the People You Can't Have, According to Science

Dating the wrong people could be considered a rite of passage in your 20s. But pining for the people who are either emotionally unavailable or simply …

Psychology

5 Ways To Stay Calm During A Stressful Family Dinner

The holidays are full of delicious food, old friends, and all-too-rare chances to catch up with our families. But they can also be totally …

6 life hacks for people with diabetes at Christmas

Christmas can be magical. But for people with diabetes it can also be an exercise in vigilance. We all know the importance of regular blood glucose …

25 Daily Habits to Adopt for a Happier Life

We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result of deep-seated habits etched into our minds through years and years of …

6 ways to cope with family stress at the holidays

'Tis that season again? Here's how to keep your cool (and the peace).<p>During the holiday season, we come together with friends and family in good …

Christmas-themed party ideas 2016: Get into the holiday spirit with these 13 festive ideas

Yay — you're hosting a holiday party! But after hanging some lights and picking the right Christmas music playlist, what do you put on the …

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We Need to Talk About Suicide Prevention

We Need To Talk About Suicide Prevention: Understanding Contributing Factors in Youth Depression and Suicide<p><b>Daniel's Story:</b><p>My son Daniel was a kind, sensitive guy who lived with asthma and life-threatening food allergies. You would never have known as he adapted to whatever challenges he faced. …

Holly Willoughby On Why New Mums Need To Make Their Wellbeing A Priority

'I used to promptly burst into tears.'<p>Holly Willoughby believes that while new mums are doing everything they can to look after their newborn, they …

The Misconceptions About Mental Illness We Need to Unlearn

Mental illness isn’t like a sinus infection. You can’t just wait it out or take a pill to make everything go away. Our brains are complex and …

10 Quirky Gifts For That Weird Friend Everyone Has

Because every “That Guy” deserves something nice<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>Everyone has a “That Guy” in his life. That Guy is a weird combination of Dwight Schrute, Biff Tannen, and Kramer.<p>You’ve known him all your life, but …

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5 Easy, Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

<b>“It's all about finding the calm in the chaos.” ~Donna Karan</b><p>Like my grandfather, I have always been a weather geek. I check the weather news daily …

6 Food Combinations That Are Insanely Good For You

Combine the right ingredients and your food becomes even more nutritious—and delicious<p>After years of research, new nutritional science is seeing the value in an old piece of advice: Don’t mess with Mother Nature.<p>Take vitamin E, found in spinach, almonds, and broccoli. If you consume these and other …

Nutrition

The Future Is Here, and It Looks a Lot Like This Oral Sex Café Staffed By Sex Robots

What a time to be alive<p>Would you pay 75 bucks to <i>dispense your own creamer?</i><p>An oral sex café is opening in London as Brits brace themselves to experience their first orgasmic latte. The store, tentatively dubbed the Fellatio Café, plans to serve up coffee and pastries with a happy ending from 6 a.m. …

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Sexual Satisfaction

• People who have regular orgasms live longer, seem to have less stress and enjoy lower rates of heart disease, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and …

7 ways to tell if someone is cheating on you

But if you're worried that someone's fibbing extends into the important stuff, like happiness or fidelity, you might have considered trying to catch them in a lie.<p>Unfortunately, science can't tell you if your partner is sleeping around, but it is getting better at spotting when someone — especially …