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24 Hilarious Comics About Sibling Relationships

Sibling relationships are really special.<p>You may have your disagreements (likely a <i>lot</i> of disagreements), but they can also be your ultimate partners-in-crime. You may give them a hard time, but if someone else utters a negative word about them, you’ll likely be the first to defend their honor. You …

Parenting

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism
Environment
Ikigai

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

Why We Want Who We Want

Throughout her 20s, management consultant and author Nita Tucker dated doctors—usually tall ones. She was drawn by their status and her mother's …

Psychology

Why You're Turned Off When Someone Shows Too Much Interest

My father loves to tell me that, when it comes to relationships, I don't like people who like me. If I'm dating someone who is sweet and available, …

Why being a fake is bad for you

Authenticity – where we say and do what we truly think – is one of the keys to our wellbeing<p>Authenticity is about being true to yourself in each and every moment. Our lives often turn on what seem to be the most trivial of occurrences: a chance meeting, or a single sentence that was or wasn’t said. …

Self-improvement

Always Tell the Truth

At a certain point in my life I had to come to terms with the fact that I was being dishonest. I don’t mean I was a liar or a cheat or a crook, but I …

Smiling Even When Unhappy Makes You a Happier Person — Here's Why

Don't get it twisted: We're definitely not telling you to smile more — <b>being told to</b> <b>do that</b> <b>doesn't appear to improve peoples' moods.</b> That being said, …

Happiness

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Your New Mantra: Done Is Better Than Perfect | Inc.com

At the elite level, mental performance--and mental toughness--is what separates the vast pool of "really goods" from the truly exceptional.<p>And, just like any other world class skill, elite mental toughness isn't something you pick up in a few hours, or over the weekend. Building and keeping it is …

Workouts

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Mental Health

Why Some People Stay Stuck & Others Change Their Lives

At some point or another in life, we've all felt stuck: we’re in one place and we’d like to be in another. Whether you'd like a new career, a …

Plot Twist: You Don’t Have To Be Happy All The Time

At some unidentifiable point in history, somebody began spreading the rumor that we ought to be happy all the time. I’m not sure where this notion …

9 Reasons You Procrastinate (and 9 Ways to Stop)

<b>You toss self-compassion to the wind.</b> In the journal <i>Self and Identity</i>, researchers reported that individuals who demonstrated less self-compassion …

Psychology

Why Your Brain Forces You to Relive Your Worst Memories

Why the brain dredges up old memories without your explicit consent hasn’t been easy for neuroscience to explain.<p>Here's a fun exercise to demolish any remaining will you have to live: think about the worst memory you have. What are all the small pieces of it that come to mind? What smell or sound …

The Brain

Emotional Pain Chart

It’s Okay To Live A Life Other People Don’t Understand

I think I’ve known since I was a child I was meant to travel and live a nomadic lifestyle. There was the time, on my 5th birthday, where I distinctly …

Smart toothbrushes use storytelling to get kids to brush

Smart toothbrushes of the future could be used with smart mirrors to encourage better brushing, according to Oral B.<p>Demonstrating the technology at …

Apps

Five ways teachers use Lego creatively in class

From teaching coding to modelling texts for literature analysis, teachers share the inventive ways they use Lego in lessons<p>Hearing a child say they spent their school day playing with Lego may not go down well with parents. But these little bricks could become a fixture in maths lessons thanks to a …

Lego

Personalised superheros from Birdies & Bear Cubs

I am a little bit in love with the handmade customised superhero dolls from <b>Birdies & Bear Cubs</b>. These can be personalised with any initial and …

The Futility of Always Pushing Myself to Be More

For the last eight years, I’ve had an internal struggle: between wanting to improve myself, and wanting to be content.<p>To be honest, I haven’t …

A Toy Ball That Teaches Kids to Code

It’s inevitable that the kids of Generation Z will be the most naturally tech-literate generation yet, but that won’t happen through osmosis. They’ll …

At Home Conveyor Sushi

Conveyor belt sushi is so exciting, it will probably inspire kids to try a roll or two. This is Home Conveyor Sushi, a toy that will be out this …

Toys

How To Develop A Morning & Evening Meditation Habit (Even If You're Busy)

I don't really like the word <i>lazy.</i><p>In my practice as a therapist, I counsel people to eliminate the word from their vocabulary to discourage any …