Anissa Azura

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29 Life-Changing Korean Beauty Products People Actually Swear By

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'When I Was Your Age' And Other Pitfalls Of Talking To Teens About Stress

It's difficult to have a teenager's mind. The brain develops rapidly during the adolescent years, which partially explains why teens experience anger, sadness and frustration so intensely.<p>During these tumultuous years, hormones surge, bodies change and adolescents must face a number of social and …

9 real people share the best relationship advice they've ever heard

Over on Reddit, thousands of people have answered the question, "What's the best relationship advice you have ever heard?" with insights that relate to everything from conflict to commitment.<p>Below, we've rounded up some of the best advice on that thread, so you can navigate your next first date or …

Universal Studios

This story about a pilot looking after a baby is simply adorable

Looking after one baby onboard a flight must be hectic enough, but two children and two babies must be damn near impossible.<p>Luckily, the mother who …

Someone has waited their whole life to write this story

Sums up my deathbed wish.

Everyone is making the same joke about United Airlines and Pepsi

April has been a big month for PR disasters.<p>Last week there was the now-infamous Kendall Jenner Pepsi commercial that was withdrawn after the huge …

A Man Was Dragged Off A United Plane After The Airline Overbooked The Flight

Videos posted to Twitter and Facebook show a man being pulled out of his seat and down the aisle of the plane by three security officers. The incident prompted massive outrage and a federal investigation.

People are trolling United Airlines with these brutal new slogans

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the past 24 hours, chances are you'll have stumbled across that disturbing viral video of the United …

The beauty of being an ‘okay’ parent, and five ways to get there

By Rachel Meyer<p>Let’s be honest: Parenting in the 21st century — the age of the curated childhood — is daunting. Parents constantly feel like they should be doing more.<p>I grew up in South Dakota and Nebraska, the second of four kids, where my parents — a Lutheran pastor and a music teacher — were too …

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Scientists Have Found A Strikingly Effective Way To Help You Get Over Your Phobias

This new therapy could also lead to better treatments for people with social anxiety and PTSD.<p>There’s plenty of psychological research to back up the idea that facing a phobia can be the best way to get over it. But all the evidence in the world doesn’t necessarily make it easier to cozy up to, …

The Brain

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

en_US<p>article<p>Successful parenting produces successful kids. Parents who produce prize prodigies have several things in …

Why People Who Succeed At School Don't Always Succeed In Life

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Are You and Your Workmates Friends? What the Research Says Might Surprise You

When it comes to "friends," perception is often different from reality.<p>How do you define friendship?<p>In a world ruled by social media, where the word "friend" now exists as both a label and a verb, the definitions have become multifaceted...if not downright confusing.<p>That fact was highlighted by a …

This Is How We Treat Mental Illness Vs. How We Treat Physical Illness

Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.

The best optical illusions of 2016 will give your brain a workout

If the blue-or-gold dress or the giant red dot weren't enough to give your brain a workout, this group of the best optical illusions of 2016 should do the trick.<p>Selected by the Neural Correlate Society every year, the illusions "are perceptual experiences that do not match the physical reality,'' …

Snoop Dogg

As a mental health nurse, people don't realise I'm more soldier than nurse

They imagine me making up beds and giving out medication. They don’t see the steel behind my eyes<p>When I tell people I am a nurse working on an acute psychiatric ward they often say, “That must be hard”. They imagine something quite different from reality. They see me by the bedside of a crying …

Mental Health

Eggshell Relationships

No one calls them "eggshell relationships," but that is what they turn into. Relationships where you have to tread lightly—each day you wake up you …

4 Reasons Compliments Make You Cringe

Most people give you compliments because they want to make you feel good. But if you're like most people, those well-meaning, kind words are …

Self-help

Can you solve the mobile phone illusion confusing the internet?

Can you spot the mobile phone hidden in the tricky illusion below?<p>At first glance, the image may appear to be of a table standing on a fairly standard rug - but take a closer look and you might see something else.<p>The deceptive image has gone viral after it was shared by Philippines-based Facebook …

8 Common Myths (and 1 Truth) About Intimacy in Relationships

One topic in psychology that permeates the media is <b>intimacy</b>, which seems to trump almost all of our other concerns. Unfortunately, the advice you …

Divorce

The Surprising Psychology Behind Makeup

Slathering on mascara, cover-up, or blush doesn't just increase how pleased a woman can feel about her appearance. Wearing makeup can significantly …

Psychology

Why Is It 'Eleven, Twelve' Instead of 'Oneteen, Twoteen'?

English number words are pretty logical after a point. From <i>twenty-one</i> to <i>ninety-nine</i>, the same principle applies: you say the tens place followed by …

The Maddening Mixed Messages We Give Moms

I’m beginning to wonder how all mothers don’t go completely insane by the time their kids are grown.<p>I’m not referring to the mind-numbing effects of …

3 Clues to Help Figure Out if It's the Real Thing

I was recently interviewed by a reporter from <i>Verily Magazine</i> interested in a researcher's take on how long couples should date before getting married.<p>…

How the Morphing Cylinders of the 'Illusion of the Year' Work

The brain loves a right angle.<p>Like most people sharing this around today, the Neural Correlate Society's "Illusion of the Year" blew my mind a bit the first few times I watched it. But, even then, I got the sense that this is probably pretty simple and the illusion probably has to do with the …

Optical Illusion Graffiti Creates Portal to a Parallel Universe on the Side of a Building

Parisian graffiti artist Astro contorts flat architectural facades into illusory vortexes with a vibrant graphic twist. His painted patterns combine smooth, swirling curves and calligraphy with sharper shapes in dynamically detailed designs that are eye-catching on their own; and, as if to suck his …

Art

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Etienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when he was starting into a presentation posted to SlideShare. With his permission we're posting it here.

Time Management