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3 Little Ways to Make Married Life Easier

One of the biggest complaints couples express when they come to my office is that one or both partners feel they are doing more than their fair share of work. They say their spouse isn't helping out, simply expects things to get done, and often gives them orders about what to do. All of that …

Marriage

The Most Important Steps to Bouncing Back from a Breakup

While managing a divorce or breakup, many women tell me that they drive themselves crazy with the realization that their former partner “seems fine” …

These 7 Questions Could Determine Whether Your Marriage Will Last Or Fail

Time to ask the tough questions.<p>Not every romantic relationship you find yourself in is meant to go the distance. Just because you have crazy chemistry, for instance, doesn’t mean you and your partner have what it takes to sustain a long-term relationship, said Joyce Morley<i>,</i> a marriage and family …

Why All Pregnant Women Should Get Tested for STIs

It seems kind of weird that you’d get tested for sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) when you’re pregnant, but that’s exactly what doctors are recommending now. Why? Certain STIs can be transferred to the baby if they’re left untreated—and can have serious repercussions.<p>“Some have more …

Pregnancy

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10 Brutally Honest Things Everyone Should Know Before Getting Married

These days, you feel like a robot.<p><i>You drag your feet into work and you have to deal with your boss. You’re hustling this year yet again to try and</i> …

Mindfulness

7 Tips for Using PR to Grow Your Business

A great public relations strategy can positively influence your brand awareness.<p>When it comes to communicating the credibility of your brand to the world, PR (Public Relations) is very simply, hands down, the best channel.<p>Contrary to what most people think, PR is one of the most cost-effective …

What Engaged Women Should Know, According to Real Brides | Brides

You may know a lot when it comes to wedding planning and marriage. But there may be a few things that still take you by surprise, as these four women can attest. Here, they share what they wished they'd known before they said "yes."<p><b>I wish I'd known: Marriage doesn't fix your problems.</b><p>Says Jennie, …

Weddings

10 Devastating Behaviors That Can Destroy Your Relationship

While many of us commit ourselves fully to the relationships that we enter into, these good intentions do not always guarantee success. In fact, our …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

Use the 'Goldilocks rule' to stay motivated instead of getting discouraged

Labor laws were loose back then and the boy managed to land a position selling guidebooks to visitors for $0.50 a piece.<p>Within a year, he had transitioned to Disney's magic shop where he learned tricks from the older employees.<p>He experimented with jokes and tried out simple magic routines on the …

41 Things I've Learned By Being Married Almost 41 Years

My husband and I had a fairy tale beginning. We re-met at our 10th high school reunion over the 4th of July weekend, 41 years ago. The following year, we were wed.<p>Here's 41 things I've learned in those intervening years:<p>1. Cherish the past magic, especially on days it doesn't appear to still …

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

Why Marriages Are So Difficult to Sustain

Why is marriage so difficult to sustain?<p>The answer lies in four sources of tension that are intrinsic parts of contemporary society.<p>First, there is a …

4 Things You're Likely Doing That Will Eventually Kill Your Marriage

Read this before it's too late.<p>According to renowned marriage therapist John Gottman, there are four behaviors that can reliably predict the end of a marriage -- and you're probably guilty of them.<p>For 40 years, the psychology professor and his team at the Gottman Institute have studied couples’ …

Self-help

Want to Be Happier? Stop Doing These 7 Things Today

Train your mind to move away from these behaviors to make your life easier.<p>There are plenty of things you can, theoretically, add to your life to be happier.<p>Exercise! Gratitude! Spending time with friends! Hooray!<p>What's more surprising is that there are plenty of things you can take <i>out</i> of your life …

Signs You've Found Your Life Partner

We've been socialized to swoon over flowers, chocolates, and other romantic gestures. "But romance only takes a relationship so far," says Toni Coleman, psychotherapist and relationship coach. "Successful relationships happen when we choose with our heads as well as our hearts. In fact, what we …

12 low-cost business ideas for people who like to keep to themselves

Introverts are powerful in their own right.<p>They are productive thinkers with strong opinions who can achieve great lengths.<p>Despite what the media says — often stereotyping them as "shy" or "socially awkward" — introverts can make great business leaders and entrepreneurs.<p>In fact, many successful …

11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You) | Inc.com

Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That's why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in perspective, or a new connection, or a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.<p>And sometimes success starts with remembering what is important to you -- and …

Self-improvement

This is what happens to your body when you skip a meal

Some people sleep through breakfast, work through lunch, too tired to eat dinner, or deliberately forgo a meal in an effort to drop a few …

Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Now

It's a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots of birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations — and a colonoscopy.<p>But millions of Americans — about one-third of those in the recommended age range for colon cancer screening — haven't been tested. Some avoid it …

Cancer

Why Are So Many Kids Dying From Undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes?

<b>An Open Letter To The Non-Diabetes Medical Community At Large and All Parents With Kids of Every Age, Everywhere!</b><p>Dear pediatricians, nurses, medical staff, medical office personnel, hospitals, hospital staff, school nurses, physicians, ER medical staff, urgent care facilities, and any other medical …

When a Relationship Makes You Sick

Being controlled or abused can lead to multiple medical problems.<p>Isolated. Degraded. Manipulated. Threatened. Stalked. And sometimes subject to …

How Does Intuition Work?

Humans love a good battle. Red versus blue. Religion versus spirituality. Yankees versus Red Sox. Being a champion implies someone need to finish …

Life with adult separation anxiety: 'I know I'm being irrational, but I'm powerless to stop it'

"I was self-aware enough to know that my thoughts were completely irrational, but I felt powerless to stop them."<p><i>By constantly hounding a loved one,</i> …

Mental Health

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

"In a free-market economy, anyone can make as much money as they want," emphasizes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has also studied over 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people. That applies to 20-somethings.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up 11 pieces of advice …

5 Simple Tricks to Remember Everything You Learn

The secret to successful learning is making memories stick. Here's how you can do it more effectively.<p>From where you parked your car to the password for your Facebook account, the sheer number of things you have to remember each day is pretty astounding.<p>So if you are having trouble keeping some of …