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Why Relationships Scare Us

“Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know that we cannot live within.” — James Arthur Baldwin<p>The pursuit of love is a great …

Relationships

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

A Quick Technique To Stay Positive When You're Feeling Down

We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days and up days and in-between days. The days when we don't feel as positive or as motivated as we might …

2 factors affect whether antidepressants will work for you — and scientists have finally put them together

But even when my depression threatened to cut me off completely from the world around me, I struggled with the decision to take antidepressants. It wasn't just that I'd been taught to believe that "going on meds" was giving up. No, what really worried me was how I'd cope if the drugs didn't …

15 Things You Must Give Up To Be Happy & Happier - OLBlog

Being happy should be simple! Give up things for happiness? Maybe it sounds some insane rules to become happier, But if you really want to be happy, …

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

How to Hang On to Happiness After an Awesome Life Event

Securing a sizable raise at work. Getting engaged. Fitting into an old pair of jeans. There are moments in our lives that fill us with so much joy …

Why you should throw that to-do list in the bin in the name of mental health

New research has shown that even a brief period of stress can shrink the part of your brain that affects your memory.<p>According to a recent study from …

Meditation for Stress Relief

It's not much fun to live in an environment that's stressful, pressurizing and completely inferior to your well-being. For some, this environment is at their workplace, while others might find it hard to find peace within their own home -- I'm looking at you, parents.<p>America is known for being a …

This 6-Step Morning Ritual Will Change Your Life

Imagine what your life would be like if you woke up every morning inspired and ready to take action. This 6-step morning routine will show you how.<p>"You are what you do every day, not once in a while."<p>It's no secret that the most successful CEOs, entrepreneurs, and high performance athletes start …

Time Management

Epic: Happiness and Success: The Five Elements of Happiness

What does happiness means to you? Ever wonder why you are not feeling happy? Are you happy with your life? And what can you do about it if not? Learn …

A Buddhist monk at Salesforce's tech conference showed me a great way to reduce stress

He not only practices "mindfulness" sessions a few times a week, he's also built meditation rooms in Salesforce's new office buildings to encourage his employees to do it as well.<p>And now he's spreading the word to the entire Salesforce customer and user community by inviting 23 monks to Dreamforce, …

The Self-Help Books That Changed My Life

I'll admit it. I'm a self-help book junkie. I've been reading them for years and have at least a dozen personal development books on my "to read" …

Effective Ways to Improve Your Work Day | Amazing Exercise Tips

<i>Lacking energy as well as excitement at work? Try my effective methods to boost your work day by obtaining energized as well as balancing your body</i> …

The 5 stages of trust in every relationship

July 17, 2015 by Dave Willis<p>Trust is the foundation of every healthy relationship. We treat trust like it’s a mystical, undefinable concept, but it’s …

5 Smart Ways to Boost Your Confidence in the Workplace

Credit<p>Everyone knows that competence is essential to workplace success, professional achievement and personal satisfaction. But without confidence, competence will only take you so far. In fact, one of the major things that limit many potential leaders from achieving their dreams or becoming …

9 Long-Term Couples Who Can Teach Us A Thing Or Two About Love

True love can last a lifetime!<p>Much ado is made about wedding photos ― and to their credit, they are often cherished for a lifetime. But the fun doesn’t have to end there.<p>These couples decided to document their love with sentimental photoshoots decades later. Hear about their long-lasting …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

Three Ways to Boost Your Productivity at Work

Struggling with productivity at work? Is the soothing lull of procrastination too tempting to resist? You’ve probably tried and tested hundreds of …

Productivity

The 31 Absolute Best Resources for Self Improvement - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

Where should we go for help? Over the course of my life, I’ve found that there is no “Best Place to Go.”<p>There are literally dozens of places to go …

20 Weird Facts About Sex and Love

Discover what's happening to your body and your mind when you're falling in love or doing the deed.

Relationships

Neuroscience of Meditation: How to Make Your Mind Awesome

So is meditation just another fad that pops up from time to time like bell-bottom jeans? Nope. Research shows it really helps you be healthier, …

You Can Be Mentally Stronger If You Do This Small Act Every Day

Understanding the importance of small wins when you try to achieve your dreams will cause tremendous benefits to your overall mental health.

3 Betrayals That Ruin Relationships (That Aren’t Infidelity)

Infidelity is the betrayal our society focuses on, but it is actually the subtle, unnoticed betrayals that truly ruin relationships. When partners do …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

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The 5 Big Reasons Why Couples Divorce After Decades Of Marriage

Here's what to do before it's too late.<p><i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Linda Melone<p>If you or someone you know recently divorced after 20 or more years together, you’re not alone. Splitting up later in life, sometimes called “gray divorce,” is on the upswing. In 2010, one in four divorces occurred among …

Thirteen tough questions every couple should ask for a successful marriage

"If you don't deal with an issue before marriage, you deal with it while you're married," said Robert Scuka, the executive director of the National …

Marriage

Relationship Warning: How to Lose Your Partner by Being 'Too Perfect'

I just got off a call with a former client, Ashley, and I'm still smiling. She called to share her great news. Ashley got engaged over the weekend and is beaming with joy! I'm smiling because I know she has come a long way.<p>I met a different Ashley a few years ago. She was a heartbroken 30-year-old …