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15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

How to help a partner with depression

Having a partner with depression can be an alienating experience. Without understanding the symptoms of depression and the shame a person feels about being depressed, the experience can be confusing and hurtful. A partner with depression will go through a number of changes such as loss of interest …

Mindfulness

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

This Is The One Way You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

Self-improvement

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

8 ways to end bad habits

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But . . . it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. …

8 Things You Shouldn't Say If Someone You Love Has Depression

And what you can say instead.<p>When your partner is dealing with depression, you want to be as supportive and loving as possible. But it’s hard to know what to say or how to help, especially if you’ve never experienced depression firsthand.<p>Starting a conversation with your significant other is …

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week

The weekends are needed for recharging, but doing this one activity for one hour is what sets the high performers apart from everyone else.<p>The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, …

Productivity

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

I always thought "When everything seems stacked against you the only thing that you want to do is crawl and hide under the covers."<p>Life is full of twists and turns. And, sometimes those twists and turns don't lead you somewhere pleasant.<p>There were two moment in my life where this couldn't be more …

Motivation

50 Questions To Ask Your Kids Instead Of Asking “How Was Your Day”

Now that we have a new baby in our home, time with my oldest girls (ages 8 and 6) is even more difficult to find. Between constant nursing sessions …

If You Want A Deeper Relationship, Ask Your Partner These 10 Questions

It might be uncomfortable. But that's good.<p><i>This article was written by sex and relationship coach Jordan Gray and republished with permission from YourTango.</i><p>In the day to day of our relationships, a lot of stuff can get swept under the rug. Combine that with the fact that a lot of partners don’t …

How To Save an Old Laptop By Installing This Free OS

The new and improved default OS for the Raspberry Pi isn’t just for hobbyist computer boards any longer. Thanks to an experimental version of the …

Raspberry Pi

18 New Year's Resolutions Every Married Couple Should Make Together

New year, new marriage. Well, sort of. Whether you just got hitched in 2016 or are coming up on your 10-year anniversary, it’s never too early (or too late) to start working on your relationship and building toward a healthier, happier future together. But exactly what goals should you set, and …

Relationships

7 facts about relationships everyone should know before getting married

As the New York Times concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."<p><i>Drake Baer contributed to this story.</i>

Markets

30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

The alt city guide to Manchester

Beyond the shiny, high-profile regeneration projects, independent, left-field Manchester is still thriving, as our guide to its vibrant bars, restaurants, music venues and creative arts scene proves<p>When MP Andy Burnham announced his bid to become Labour’s Manchester mayoral candidate, his opinion …

The 8-Week Training Plan to Ride a Century

Train for a 100-mile race with just three rides per week<p>A 100-mile ride is a milestone nearly every cyclist strives to reach. The roadblock for most of us is finding the time to prepare for a century. With only so many hours in the day, most of which we spend working and sleeping, ride time is …

What to know before getting married: 13 difficult questions couples need to ask

Deep in the wash of romantic love, it's hard to imagine life with your soulmate as being anything other than blissful. Before you say "I do," it's a smart idea to look at the practical issues behind uniting with someone for (hopefully) the rest of your life that might make you say "I don't."<p>"If you …

2 Questions That Could Save Your Relationship

Many of us believe that shoring up a declining relationship requires substantial effort. While this is often true — especially if a betrayal of trust …

Dan Atherton's MTB enduro training tips

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6 incredibly efficient ways to keep your sweetheart interested

Walking down the aisle is never the final step in keeping your marriage healthy and together. Keeping the knot tied and tight is more than a …

Investing your first £10,000: our precision guide

You’re debt free, on the housing ladder and have built up a pot of cash savings. But what comes next?<p>While those fortunate enough to be in this position are generally aware of the need to put their money to work beyond simply having some cash savings, taking the first step can be daunting.<p>Financial …

Five of our favourite cheap funds

We’ve pulled together a group of funds we think give investors a great deal.<p>Too many investors over the years have been left with less than they should have been thanks to needlessly high fund charges.<p>Thankfully, things are improving and it is now easier for investors to be sure how much of their …

15 biggest income paying shares - how safe are their dividends?

We put the spotlight on the 15 firms that accounted for 60pc of the total dividends paid by the UK stock market<p>A dividend black hole is looming for investors as some of Britain‘s biggest income payers battle headwinds that could force them to cut payouts in the near future.<p>Earlier this month mining …

Investing

Five of the most reliable income investments that got cheaper in the sell-off

Our pick of the trusts that are not only available for less, but which provide reliable, and growing, income<p>Investors are used to being told to hold their nerve when share prices fall, and even that a market slump is the ideal time to buy.<p>That advice is sound, but it can be hard to commit more of …

Want great returns? Get a fund run by a woman

Savers seeking a stock market fund for their nest-egg have a choice of 2,400 to pick from — but only 120 are run by women.<p>This huge imbalance has …

Personal Finance (UK)

17 Hobbies To Try If You Suck At Hobbies

For introverts, extroverts, and everyone in between.

Marc Maron

30 Excellent Slow Cooker Recipes For Lazy People

Love a good meal, but too lazy? With this healthy slow cooker recipes you will make healthy snacks in no time, with no big effort. Yummy and healthy.

Cooking