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Healing From a Toxic Childhood? The Two Words You Need Most

I’ll bet you’re wondering what those two words might be, and your brain is offering up suggestions: <i>Move on</i>. <i>Forgive them</i>. <i>Be kinder</i>. <i>Stay mindful</i>.</i> …

How to ‘unf—k yourself’ at work, in a relationship and in life

‘Unf—k Yourself’ author Gary John Bishop tells Moneyish tips on changing the way you think to live your best life<p>It’s time to unf—-k yourself.<p>Life is …

5 Ways to Attract Amazing People Into Your Life | Inc.com

The truth is, we need people. No man is an island, as poet John Donne famously wrote. And when we surround ourselves with great people, we are much more likely to do great things. Funny how that works! Association is so important to the way we think and act. I don't know about you, but I want to …

Self-improvement

How to Know If You're a Victim of Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a malicious and hidden form of mental and emotional abuse, designed to plant seeds of self-doubt and alter your perception of reality. …

How Toxic Is Your Company Exactly? Pretty Toxic if You Experience These 6 Things Daily | Inc.com

Ever feel like you're walking on egg shells at work? Your opinions don't matter, you're afraid of making mistakes, and the culture is one of fear and intimidation.<p>Most likely, if you're coming home complaining to your spouse about work almost daily, and you're beginning to feel physical symptoms of …

The Workplace

9 Surprising, Little-Known Side Effects Of Anxiety

When people think of anxiety, they tend to think of a racing heart, incessant negative thoughts, and fatigue or low energy. But there can be more to …

Immune System

The Best Documentaries on YouTube Are Worth Staying In to Watch Tonight

What happens when you find out that the author of a best-selling memoir about her best friend’s honor killing isn’t true? Such is the topic of Anna …

How to Turn an Interim Role into a Permanent Job

Congratulations! Your organization has just informed you that you have been appointed to a new interim role, and that if you are successful the actual job will be yours. You immediately experience feelings that are powerful but mixed: Getting this interim role is a meaningful validation of your …

29 Things People With Anxiety Want Their Parents To Know

They really appreciate you being there — but also want you to go away sometimes.

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

It's Time to Stop Shaming Those Who Struggle With Mental Illness -- Their Pain Hurts Them a Lot More Than It Hurts You

I was sitting behind a red light at an intersection not typically known for heavy traffic in my hipster neighborhood of Chicago. The light turned red, then green and no one moved. It turned red again, then green again, and no one moved. I assumed there was an accident ahead as the light continued …

One Woman's Thought-Provoking Tattoo Sparks an Important Conversation About Mental Illness

20-year-old Bekah Miles is using a simple tattoo to make an important statement about mental illness. After she was diagnosed with depression, the young woman decided to get the phrase "I'm fine" tattooed upon her thigh. But when you look closer, you'll realize that the mark says something …

Why Narcissists Will Live Long if They Avoid Risky Business

If you’re shopping for a personality disorder to call your own, you might want to avoid becoming a narcissist. It’s true that you’ll be confident, …

Why You Shouldn’t Just Settle For Anyone

April 1, 2015 | No Comments » | Topics: Dating<p><b>by Nick Notas</b><p>People give more thought to choosing their next Amazon purchase than to choosing their …

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15 Unhealthy Habits You Can Start Changing Right Now

Tell your inner Regina George to STFU.

Self-help

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Loving someone with anxiety can be a pretty confusing ride at times right? Luckily for you, here's a cheat sheet to better understanding those with …

5 Motivation Tricks to Lose Weight

Why it pays to reward yourself for dropping pounds—and how to do it right<p>If the promise of fending off diabetes and heart disease, or being around to play with your grandkids, isn’t motivation enough to step away from the Krispy Kreme and go for a ride, consider this: Would you do it for a new …

Ten Toxic Beliefs That Keep HR In The Dark Ages

You should see my email inbox! Luckily, my workmates take care of my inbox for me. I have to write stories, draw pictures and consult.<p>I get the overview of the contents of my inbox at our staff meetings. Most days my email inbox contains a frothy mix of personal stories, testimonials and …

6 Things Wise Leaders Do To Engage Their Employees

An article in the New York Daily News reports that nearly 70% of U.S. employees are miserable at work. According to the story, research conducted by the Gallup Poll suggests that the majority of American’s dislike or feel disengaged on the job. Needless to say, this is disturbing news. It’s also an …

Leadership

America's Funniest Home Videos Turns 25: Watch the Show's First and Most Iconic Clips

<i>America’s Funniest Home Videos</i> celebrates its 25th anniversary Wednesday, and producers of the show talked to PEOPLE about the clip that kick-started …

Childhood Guilt, Adult Depression?

New research shows differences in the brains of kids who show excessive guilty behavior, which may put them at risk for a host of mood disorders later in life.<p>Nicholas Thomas remembers a coat rack. "We were at a family gathering," Thomas said. "I think it was Christmas or something, and we were …

The Brain

Change Your Mindset To Become A Healthy, Happy & Hot Mom

With the extreme busy-ness of the holidays over, most of us are turning our attention to the New Year.<p>Being a mom and a woman in today's world of …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …