Quoc Nguyen

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It Takes A Special Game To Make Me This Obsessive, Bravely Default

I'm fifty-two hours into my first play-through of <i>Bravely Default: Where the Fairy Flies</i>. All four of my characters are level 99, each has all 24 of …

videogames

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

8 foods that'll never make you fat

Usually, when something sounds too good to be true, it is. Not the case here. Though chocolate and other sweet treats didn’t make the cut, we’ve got …

Ron Herman Japan 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook

Ron Herman Japan has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook. The lookbook showcases the breath<p>Ron Herman Japan has unveiled its Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook. The lookbook showcases the breath and depth of Ron Herman’s spring/summer offerings with looks that range from formal and semi-formal to …

This Video Guide to Drinks Makes Sure You're Not Clueless at the Bar

You don't need to be a professional bartender to know the difference between a sidecar and a Tom Collins, but if they're not drinks you order …

5 Google Calendar Secrets You Need to Know!

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

Time Management

The Best and Worst Times To Post On Social Media

Wait 24 Hours Before Getting Mad and Reacting About Anything

Wait 24 hours before getting mad and reacting about anything. If it doesn’t bother you in 24 hours time, it probably isn’t important enough to get …

Anger

30 Heartfelt Sympathy Messages to Alleviate Sorrow

Loss hurts like hell, and it’s something that each and every one of us will experience at some point in our lives. Everything that lives must also …

7 Ways To Let Go Of Insecurity In Your Relationship

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Self-help

10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing

Every Couple needs to stop doing these 10 things if they want their relationship to stand the test of time.

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Emotional Intelligence

What 77 Percent of Women Think About More Than Sex

Plus, how to steer your mind back to steamier thoughts<p>Financial stress could be screwing with your libido: In fact, 77 percent of women think about money more often than sex, according to a recent survey by the market research firm Harris Interactive. Sounds like our daydreams need some serious …

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no venturing into anal sex territory necessary...unless …

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

Parents! Take a Vow of Abstinence... From Badgering High Schoolers With Annoying College Questions! 8 To-Dos Instead

Surely you've witnessed, and winced, at the following spectacle: at the grocery checkout, one mom spills out to another mom her tale of woe and disappointment that her daughter failed to get accepted Early Decision to her first choice. The unfairness! The arbitrariness! The insidious biases working …

Love + Discipline = Happy Functional Children

Love mixed with firm discipline is what produces functional happy children. What this means is that parents need to, first and foremost, be disciplined themselves. If a parent isn't disciplined there is no chance of disciplining their children correctly. Discipline should come from natural …

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Anyone who has kids knows that they are both a magical blessing and a constant source of stress. Raising children requires a lot of work—just …

6 Secrets Every Parent (and School) Should Know About Academic Success

You would do anything to insure your children's academic success, right? Helping with homework, meeting with teachers, arranging for tutors -- whatever it takes to give them that little extra boost. You also care about your kids' health -- and want them to eat right and get enough physical activity …

'He's Not Motivated': How Can We Strengthen a Child's Effort and Motivation to Learn?

In a previous post, I discussed the problem of children's lack of motivation and grit. Today, I would like to offer some additional thoughts and recommendations for helping kids with this common, but often difficult, problem.<p>To understand a child's lack of motivation, we need to return to first …

The Family Dinner

At both of my sons' annual checkups, our pediatrician asked me the same question:<p>"Do you have family dinners together?"<p>At first, I thought this was a coded question about the latest episode of "Vanderpump Rules," but after an awkward silence, I stammered, "Um... well... a couple of nights a week, I …

Parenting a Child With 'Issues' and Feeling Judged

I saw a woman at the gym the other day whom I really wanted to avoid.<p>I used to see her a lot when my son Matthew, who has autism, was small. It seemed she was always there when he was bolting away from me at the grocery store, the swimming pool, the park. She watched me as I tackled Matthew before …

10 Common Mistakes Parents Today Make (Me Included)

When I became a mom, I got lots of advice on how to love my child. But not until a few years ago did someone actually point out that loving a child means wanting what's best for them <i>long-term.</i><p>When my four daughters were young, <i>long-term</i> didn't resonate with me. Back then it was about survival, …

Your Essential Guide to the All-Time Best Movies for Kids and Teens

<i>By Common Sense Media editors</i><p>Sometimes there just isn't enough time to sort through thousands of movie choices, wondering which ones are high quality, ok for your family, and not boring for parents. This list is just a snapshot of some of the great movies in Common Sense Media's new Essential …

Time for the Truth: What Does it Really Mean When Kids Lie?

<b>My son cut a hole in his t-shirt the other day.</b> Well, according to him, the scissors were just walking on the counter when they walked right over to …

Women's Health

The 9 Best Winter Skincare Tricks<p>Have super hot skin—even when it's frigid out<p>If you've been sending out an S.O.S. (save our skin) call for the past few weeks, you're in luck: Last week, dermatologist Cybele Fishman, M.D., chatted with us on Facebook about how to solve lots of pesky winter skincare …