Melissa Ross

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23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know

It isn't about getting attention.<p><i>Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness affecting approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. Symptoms — usually beginning in adolescence and early adulthood — include emotional instability, extreme reactions, distorted sense of self, chronic feelings</i> …

7 Korean-inspired beauty practices you should adopt

What do Korean celebrities Song Hye-Kyo, YoonA and Taeyeon have in common besides fame? Coveted skin and looks that's scored them sponsorship deals …

4 Ways to Hack Your Brain to Actually Feel Healthier

Beating pain, staying fit and feeling good can seem like a Herculean set of tasks to keep up with when most of us are just trying to get through the day. Who can think about hitting the gym when you’re mentally exhausted from a full day of work? Ongoing research suggests that when it comes to your …

Mindfulness

10 Delightful Books To Curl Up With This Winter

Even though Oxford Dictionaries crowned an emoji as its word of the year for 2015, and Instagram, that picture postcard app that requires so few words, continues to climb as other social media outlets level off, we haven’t abandoned the written word.<p>There is still an avalanche of books being …

Walking The Shrouded Coast

Some Things To Remember When You Think You’re Not Doing Well Enough

What do you measure yourself by? Your bank account? Your job? Your “stuff”? The number of people you know and/or know you? Your accomplishments? …

4 Tricks to Make Your Eyes Stand Out Behind Your Specs

We love big, bold frames, but you never want to lose sight of the features behind your glasses. Before you slip on those specs, try these simple …

Makeup

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Procrastination

Searching For Happiness: Finding Where Happiness Happens in the Brain

<b>Kyoto University researchers narrow in on the neural structures behind happiness.</b><p>Exercising, meditating, scouring self-help books… we go out of our …

Foolproof green thumb: Smart Herb Garden Starter Kit & 3-pack refill now 24% off

If your efforts at home-growing have earned you “brown thumb” status, don’t give up the garden just yet. TNW Deals has carved out a great offer on a foolproof, self-contained hydroponics herb garden – now you can grow herbs in the convenience of your own home, with a complete setup for just …

Neon Lips for the Party-Bound: Kerry Washington Brings Back Supercharged Color

Of all the beauty tricks destined to brighten a gloomy day—think an arctic dye job or a swipe of blazing red lipstick—a triple dose of bold pigment might sound like a proposition plucked straight from the ’80s. And you wouldn’t be wrong: Kerry Washington’s neon lipstick and bold stroke of fuchsia …

43 Super Smart and Inexpensive Affordable DIY Christmas Decorations - Homesthetics - Inspiring ideas for your home.

<b>A special season begins. A moment of extraordinary joy and happiness.</b><p>A time of warmth and coziness with our family and friends.<p>It is time to …

How To Know If Your Chakras Are Blocked (And What To Do About It)

Have you been tired lately? Agitated by the smallest remarks or activity? Are you frustrated because you feel stuck in an unhealthy pattern, or …

12 Ideas That Prove Everyone Needs an IKEA Raskog Cart

The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.<p>The popular piece is useful in literally every room of the house.

Living Rooms

The Secret Life of Janis Joplin: A Girl, Interrupted

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Amy Berg’s doc ‘Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue,’ opening Nov. 27, is a comprehensive, poignant portrait of the iconic ‘60s …

Generation meds: the US children who grow up on prescription drugs

Millions of US children are on medication for behavioural problems and depression – but what are the long-term effects? Photographer Baptiste Lignel followed six boys and girls to find out. Introduction by Sarah Boseley<p>In America, medication is becoming almost as much a staple of childhood as …

Medicine

Zagat

5 Reasons Self-Development is Key to Your Success

Self-Development or personal development is the result of taking steps to improve yourself. There is no single area of focus. In fact, the process of …

Self-improvement

Best Water Bottle with Filter Guide ~ What to Buy and Why

Best Water Bottle with Filter Guide ~ What to Buy and WhyAs time goes on and more consumers are toting reusable water bottles, there are more …

Stainless Steel

9 Foods That Can Change Your Brain

We are constantly striving to fill our minds with more and more knowledge as we get older, and with age comes a certain amount of wisdom but it’s …

Nutrition

11 apps you should use every day

But it's easy to get overwhelmed with the sheer number of apps — there are more than a million apps in Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.<p>So I broke out the most useful apps I use every day. You should probably use them, too.

Apps

12 Cider Cocktails to Will Warm Up Those Cold Nights

Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?<p>Who needs a Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can mix up these?

Cocktails

​The Women Who Smoke Weed While Pregnant

"My daughter was perfectly healthy, but doctors don't want to hear my anecdotal evidence of 'well, my kid turned out OK.' But I think that when it comes to marijuana, I should have the power to make the decision to use it on my own."<p>Stoner moms are vibrant members of the cannabis community, and the …

Pregnancy

Sauced: Five Cranberry Sauce Variations for Thanksgiving

We used to be a <b>cranberry sauce</b> from the can family, which is why I also used to be a cranberry sauce hater. The sight of that Jell-O like cylinder of sauce sliding out from a can, with ridge impressions intact, was incredibly off-putting to me. For reasons I still can't quite figure out, that …

7 Major Skin Care Sins You're Making Every Morning

You don't want to start off your day on the wrong foot in the skin care department, right? Right. So the fact that there are sneaky things that might be sabotaging your complexion—without you even realizing it—is a need-to-know situation. Here's a list of some of the morning mistakes that could be …

Skin Care

Side Dish and Salad Recipes

• Thanksgiving• <b><br>Side Dishes</b><p>No matter how perfect that turkey turns out, we always look forward to the accompaniments most of all: savory stuffing, creamy green bean casserole, rich gravy, tangy cranberry sauce...yeah, we could keep going. Here are all the side dishes, salads, soups, and breads, both …

Cooking

9 Honest Lessons To Live By If You Want To Lead A Fully Satisfying Life

1. Be brave and take risks (also cold call people if necessary)<p>There are two things I live by: I don’t regret taking risks and I don’t believe in …