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I Can’t Wait Until I Meet The Person Who Makes It All Make Sense

“Someday you’ll meet someone who will make it all make sense,” I’m told over and over.<p>It’s like everyone’s famous line when you question why you’re …

missmentelle:

You can always start over.<p>You can go back to school.<p>You can quit your job.<p>You can change careers.<p>You can leave a bad relationship.<p>You can leave an okay relationship.<p>You can write that novel.<p>You can write that song.<p>You can learn a new language.<p>You can learn to play the guitar.<p>You can get fit.<p>You can train for that half-marathon.<p>You can make new friends.<p>You can start a business.<p>You can learn to cook.<p>You can kick your addiction.<p>You can reconnect with old friends.<p>You can change religions.<p>You can …

This Is The New Loneliness

It’s a weekday evening and you’re feeling restless. You’re texting friends and you’re watching Netflix and you’re on your laptop and you’re scrolling …

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 31 – The Great Tradition by FR Leavis (1948)

For about half of the 20th century, the English literary tradition was arbitrated by a critic whose ideas transformed the intellectual landscape of his time, and whose influence lingers still. I write this from personal experience: as a student, I was lucky enough to see FR Leavis in action. It’s …

Literature

Our Generation Needs To Stop Trying To Manipulate Love

My phone flashes with several texts as I ride the train home from classes. I glance down, seeing an array of messages from my friend and I instantly …

7 incredible sculpting moves you can do anywhere

How dedicated is Tonique creator Sylwia Wiesenberg to proving you can work out anywhere? She filmed her newest fitness video in a box, without ever …

US navy to name ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk

The United States navy will name a ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk, the first openly gay elected official in California, according to a report by US Naval Institute (USNI) News.<p>LGBT activists in San Diego and San Francisco had campaigned for the navy to honor Milk and other LGBT individuals …

LGBTQI

Why We Need To Stop Obsessing Over Finding The Love We ‘Deserve’

Internet culture has developed a ravenous obsession with finding the love that we <i>deserve</i>.<p>You can spot the phenomenon everywhere – articles list ’<i>10</i> …

I Never Thought I’d Cheat On My Boyfriend, Until I Ended Up At A Party With My Ex

Tomorrow is my boyfriend and my 2 year anniversary. I’ve got his present as wrapped and the perfect card picked out. This card lies blank on my …

8 Signs He’s A Man, Not A Boy

It’s happened more often than not where a girl has wondered to herself whether or not she’s dating a man and not a boy. Whether the person before her …

It’s Not Our Fault We Fall In Love, It’s Chemical

A very unscientific look at the science of love.<p>You are walking alone in an unfamiliar city and see the face of someone you know in the crowd. Your …

Read This If You’re Scared You Will Never Find Your Purpose In Life

I have been wandering around this planet for the last 23 years without a single clue as to what the fuck I’m here for. If I know one thing for sure, …

10 Questions To Ask Yourself When You Don’t Know Where Your Life Should Go Next

<b>1. If you had the life you think you want, what would tomorrow be like?</b> When you imagine the life you want, rather than focus on the elevator speech …

I Don’t Believe In Soulmates, But I Do Believe In Souls Colliding

I don’t believe in soulmates. I do not believe that there is only one person in the world that can make you feel whole. That there is only one …

I Want You On A Sunday Afternoon

I want the lazy way you roll out of bed, or back into bed, your arm draping over the blanket and your body semi-curled up, though you’ll furiously …

7 Things I’ve Learned In Our Short Time Together

Look, we’ve been seeing one another for a few months now, perhaps too soon to have have figured it all out, but certainly long enough to have learned …

16 Inspiring Quotes For When Life Seems To Have Come To A Halt

There are moments in time that our lives seem to come to a halt and we ask ourselves, “Where do I go from here?” Our relationships seem stale, our …

You Are The Calm I Never Knew I Needed

When we met, one year ago I felt it – deep and pure in my core. A sense of calm and all-knowing washed over my entire body. I knew in that moment for …

I Want To Do Everything On Earth With You

I think we should get lost together.<p>We should pack our bags, head out in the dead of the night and hop a flight going to anywhere.<p>There is a run-down …

22 Productive Things To Do When You Feel Lost And Don’t Know What’s Next

<b>1.</b> Walk out your front door. Whenever I’m feeling like I’m claustrophobic in my own skin, or in my own life, it’s usually because I haven’t left the …

This How You Deal With Heartbreak According To Your Zodiac Sign

We all experience the pain of a broken heart at some point in our lives, and we each have our own ways of dealing with it. Some stew in their …

This Is How You’ll Miss Them

<b>You won’t miss them loudly.</b> You will miss them in the details; you will miss them in the quiet. You will miss them at 4am, when your slaughtered …

44 Things People Say When They Are Stuck | Inc.com

Change doesn't happen by magic but as a result of taking action. If you want to move ahead in your business, if you want to excel in your leadership, if you want to create a successful start-up, you need to make it happen.<p>Some of the greatest obstacles you may face lie within yourself. Think of the …

Motivation

17 Reasons Why Finding The Right Partner Is More Important Than Finding The Right Job

<b>1.</b> You don’t get a paycheck for maintaining a loving relationship, but you <i>do</i> get paid every day in far more valuable ways.<p><b>2.</b> No one stays relevant …

7 Types Of Women Who Can’t Figure Out Why They’re Still Single

1. The woman who only wants what she can’t have<p>The chase is what thrills her, and once she’s done chasing, she needs to find another source to feed …

This lingerie brand for young women refuses to airbrush ads — and sales are soaring 21%

Aerie defied norms last year by abandoning photo retouching of its models.<p>The idea to use unretouched photos in ad campaigns dawned on the creative team as a way to appeal to young women.<p>"We definitely had a creative moment where the team got together, and we just said, 'really, what's happening …

Always Uncertain: 12 Counterintuitive Traits Of Genuinely Smart People

You’re probably smarter than you think you are, if you seldom assume you’re smart at all. Back in 2012, Jonah Lehrer wrote for The New Yorker that …

10 Former Stay-At-Home Moms On How And Why They Rejoined The Workforce

1. I’M EARNING MORE MONEY THAN MY HUSBAND NOW<p>“Two years ago or so now, I was stuck financially and had to return to the workforce after being a …

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Pooping Routine

Go number two in style.<p>The truth is, we all spend a good amount of time on the toilet (even though we may prefer not to talk about it in public). But just because everybody poops doesn’t mean you have to advertise the—ahem—evidence. Luckily, there’s a whole arsenal of products to take your pooping …