Renee Bradley

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What happened when I put myself first in every situation

The green icon flashed across the iPhone screen, knocking my attention down at the glowing notification. Reading the text that promised cheap drinks and a lot of dancing, my mind shot myself the sternest thought: You really don’t want to go out. You barely drink. You don’t even really like to …

16 New Year’s Resolutions For Black People

• <b>Stop telling people they talk or act white.</b> Using proper English is not "being white" and no one should be forced to speak in a certain tone in order …

Your 2018 Horoscope: A Look At The Year Ahead

Illustration, Kiki Ljung.<p>Happy 2018! This year we will see a major shift from Uranus and Saturn leaving the fiery, impulsive signs of Aries and …

Self-help

I'm a psychologist, and I've found one of the biggest relationship problems people have always boils down to the same thing

"I wish he would just bring me flowers once in a while."<p>Does he know how much you would like that, or what your favorite kind of flowers are?<p>"No, but it should be obvious—who doesn't want flowers? And anyway, I don't want to <i>tell</i> him to do it, that ruins it!"<p>If you haven't said or heard some version …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

Your Relationship Won't Last Unless You’ve Had These 7 Conversations With Your Partner

Being in a long-term, committed relationship is mostly wonderful... and sometimes, it's a little bit of work.<p>The truth is, although people come …

11x17 Women's March on Washington Anti-Trump Poster

Description<p>Women's March Poster<br>(11" x 17")<p>Show your support and commemorate this historic day.<br>Features names of some of the biggest protest cities, including New York, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Chicago<br>and more!<p>Printed on thick, 80 lb stock and measures 11" x 17",<br>making them perfect for framing! …

19 inspiring books that will help you be a better person in the New Year

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether that's exercising more, advancing our career, working towards personal development, or simply reading more, there's no doubt we need …

6 Practices To Attract Love Into Your Life

So many people today are aching for love.<p>Almost every conversation I have about dreams, goals, failure, and success threads back to the essential need for people to feel and experience love. I'm sure I'm preaching to the choir here, yet there is one factor that is often overlooked--or purposefully …

The Difference Between Falling In Love And Loving Someone

We often loosely use the word “love” and we mix being in love with actually loving someone.<p>Being in love with someone can stem from infatuation, possessiveness and obsession. You both talk, hold hands, hug kisses and develop surface feelings. You feel alone when your partner is not around you. You …

Relationships

This is Probably Why You're Still Single

Life advisor Suzannah Galland on love vs. lust and how you know when you've found the one.<p>As a nation of discontented love addicts, we can spend hours in compulsive fantasy (either imaginary or online) fixated on a dream lover. We fill our head with thoughts of warm embraces, candlelight dinners, …

Relationships

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

Relationships

The Benefits of Minimalism: 7 Reasons to Declutter Your Life

<b>“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” ~ William Morris</b><p>Have you ever noticed that every time you …

35 Summer DIY Decor Ideas for a Grown-Up Apartment

For all you recent grads who’ve just moved into your own apartment — first of all, congrats! Now that you’ve got your own place, it’s time to *own* it with DIY home decor that reflects the chic, stylish grown-up you truly are. As a bonus, you’ll now have plenty of projects apartment DIYs to keep …

Living Rooms

The Love Song of Robert Bentley, Alabama’s Horndog Governor

Burner phones! Secret tapes! The sex scandal currently engulfing the governor of Alabama has it all, except a typical villain. Robert Bentley was a kindly old grandpa and Sunday-school teacher. Then he got into politics and found that new temptations come with the keys to the governor’s mansion.<p>The …

Mother Teresa's Top 15 Ways To Find Happiness In Your Life

If there is anyone whom I can see as a peaceful and happy soul in the universe, it would be Mother Teresa. Her wisdom is eternal. It touches our …

These 3 Lists Can Help Singles Find a Great Mate

Accomplishing any goal is usually a step by step process, starting with gaining clarity about just<br>what we want. Yet too many people do not give the …

Self-Acceptance

It’s Not Settling to Love Someone Who Doesn't Match Your Fantasy

<b>“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.” ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe</b><p>I’ve always been a dreamer. A really …

Top 10 Home Decor Tips of the Week #13

Every Thursday we look at the past week and select 10 of our favorite home decor tips to share with you. Another week has passed and it’s time for …

10 Ways How Inexpensive Materials Make Great Home Decor

Sure, you can create stunning home decor if you have a lot of money to spend on it, but what makes it really interesting is when you get the same …

15 Colorful Scandinavian Decor Ideas for a Minimalist Spring Vibe

It’s no secret that Scandinavian decor is trending in the interior design world. From its minimalist vibes to the clean lines and uber-modern look, everything about it is simply stylish. If you’ve been meaning to add a touch of Scandinavian style to your home, this spring is the perfect time to …

Home Decorating

8 Shows to Watch If You're Still Not Over Downton Abbey

How Dating Against Type Might Find You Love

Years ago, back when I was single, I was lamenting to some friends about the state of my love life when one of them asked what, exactly, I was looking for. I rattled off a fairly extensive list of all the traits -- physical and otherwise -- that I was attracted to (tall, funny, big nose, glasses, …

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Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Marathons

Build Your Hip and Glute Strength to Climb Like a Boss Through the Trails

It's time to kick your strength routine into high gear.<p>Welcome to week three of your hiking training plan! (Get a refresher on weeks one and two.) By now you should be feeling stronger and more flexible. Since we're halfway through the plan, it's time to start increasing the intensity of your …

Stretching

Aziz Ansari: Love, Online Dating, Modern Romance and the Internet

By aziz ansari<p>My parents had an arranged marriage. This always fascinated me. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I …

Advice from 30-year-old me to 20-year-old me

I recently turned 30. For some very odd reason I’ve not warmed to the idea of it just yet. However as I began to evaluate my 20s I realised how many …

Schadenfreude

To Fall in Love, Ask Your Own Questions

Can the answers to these questions be the secret to falling in love?<p>Like everyone else, I was intrigued by <i>The</i> <i>New York Times'</i> recent Modern Love column, "To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This" and felt compelled to share it on Facebook.<p>In it, University of British Columbia writing professor Mandy Len …

Relationships