Katherine Selby

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Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Pregnancy at 20, 30, 40

Your body, your emotional self, and risks to your baby with a pregnancy at 20, 30 and after 40.<p>Shutterstock<p>Most experts would say there's no one …

The Web has changed our relationships forever

Breaking up is never easy, and while 20 years ago there may well have been little or no post break-up contact between exes, 21st century technology – from social media to Whatsapp – means there are many new ways to open old wounds. With so many communications channels with which to get hold of …

The 5 Fighting Words You Need to Drop From Your Relationship

Arguing is a part of every healthy relationship. You and your partner won't agree 100 percent of the time, and sometimes one or both of you will say …

Fighting

"Phubbing" Could Destroy Your Relationship, Says New Study

<i>By Marissa Gold, Glamour</i><p><i>(Photo: WWD/CN Digital Archives)</i><p>Raise your hand if your partner has ever complained that you're "always on your phone" when you're with him. Or, maybe <i>you're</i> the one who nudging him to quit the constant clicking and scrolling. Well, the term for that is "phubbing," or …

Why You Feel Like a Fraud and How to Overcome It

<b>You don’t belong here.</b><p><b>You’re not good enough.</b><p><b>You got lucky.</b><p><b>They’re going to realize you aren’t that smart.</b><p>Ever heard this voice in your head? You’re …

selfempowerment

If You Want to Help Protect People From Suicide, Stop Telling Them ‘You’re Fine’

Mental health is no light-hearted subject. Severe depression, anxiety, PTSD and suicidal tendencies have become a worldwide epidemic. And our nation is not immune: Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in America, with one American dying by suicide every 13 minutes.<p>But while the pain and agony …

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Thinkstock<p>Provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services<p>Your brain is constantly developing as you age. While certain brain functions …

How the way you sleep with your partner reveals the state of your relationship

Are you snuggling your way to a split? How the way you sleep with your partner reveals telling signs about the state of your relationship - and your …

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

I Copied Kim Kardashian's Exact Makeup Routine

Am I #blessed yet?<p>Say what you will about Kim Kardashian, but you can't deny her makeup game is strong. As a fellow makeup addict, I'm fascinated by her look, so when her makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic revealed all the products he uses on her, I thought, <i>Why not slap them on my face and see what</i> …

7 Tricks to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

The Enduring Myth of Black Criminality

In his upcoming October cover story, Ta-Nehisi Coates explores how mass incarceration has affected African American families. "There's a long history in this country of dealing with problems in the African American community through the criminal justice system," he says in this animated interview. …

Reprogram Your Brain to Improve Relationships and Heal Past Wounds

If you’ve followed my work, you’ve probably heard me talk about or read something I’ve written that has talked about the skillful application of …

Catholics Who Aren’t Catholic

One in 11 Americans say that they’re Catholic—but that Catholicism isn’t their religion.<p>A recent report by the Pew Research Center has uncovered a striking fact: Nine percent of Americans say that they are Catholics, but that Catholicism is not their religion.<p>Two out of 10 respondents told the Pew …

The Number One Relationship Problem, According to Therapists

<b>What couples fight about behind closed doors -- and how to address it.</b><p><i>By Casey Lewis</i>, SELF<p><i>(Illustration: Donald Robertson)</i><p>Studies have shown that sex and money are two of the leading causes for divorce, but statistics don't always tell the whole story. We reached out to a handful of top …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

A new study highlights a significant way to combat depression

In a section titled "Best Friend Rights and Responsibilities," she vows, "If you're depressed, I will be there for you … I will be there for you during your horrible break-up, or getting fired from your job, or if you're just having a bad couple of months or year. I will hate it and find you really …

5 TED Talks on overcoming depression

Depression is an illness that many suffer alone. These speakers bravely share their own stories -- and how they recovered.

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3 questions you should never ask while networking — and what you should say instead

However, unlike personal relationships, professional ones can end quickly.<p>What many people don't realize is that these working relationships can turn sour if you ask for too much — or even just ask for something in the wrong way.<p>After hearing a few too many friends complain that a favorite contact …

Employment

Hip Hop Mogul Dr. Dre Apologizes to Women He's Hurt: 'I Deeply Regret What I Did'

Hip hop mogul Dr. Dre was enjoying one of the best weeks of his 30-year career.<p>A biopic about his groundbreaking rap group N.W.A., <i>Straight Outta Compton</i> brought in more than $60 million at the box office last weekend. His first solo album in more than a decade-and-a-half <i>Compton</i> spent its first week …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pooductive, a social network for pooping people. Seriously.

There really is a messaging app for everyone and every place — apparently, even including the toilet.<p>A new chat app called Pooductive aims to create …

Apps

How To Read Someone’s Emotions With 90% Accuracy

How neuroscientists are learning to predict emotions with increasing accuracy.Articles marked (S) are for subscribers only. <b>→ Subscribe for just $4</b> …

Why Weddings are Fundamentally Sexist and What We Can Do To Change Them

Instagram is my favourite social media platform right now. By far. I love how it connects me with like minded folk and sparks interesting discussion …

Weddings

Do You Have Trouble With Intimacy? If So, You're Not Alone

What we learn during our childhoods about how relationships function shapes our responses to overtures in love and friendship, as well as our …

Psychology

Young Men with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Traits

Young men ages 17 to 28 who exhibit symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder face uniquely difficult obstacles in getting treatment. For one, …

4 Ways to Beat Stress, Lose Your Guilt, and Be Happier

Frustrated because you can’t get what you want? Has someone turned you down for a date, a work request, or just a favor? It can be annoying to be …

Self-help

All the ways to instantly relax, when you're spiraling down a stress-hole

Being a human is hard work, and when you’re hustling on the daily, it’s easy to forget to take time for yourself. But we can think of few things as …

What to Ask Yourself to Get Out of a Negative Thinking Rut

<i>This questioning strategy has been shown to help people with depression – and it could help you get out of a bad thinking spiral, too. (Photo: Getty</i> …