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How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

9 Self-Love Books That Will Legit Boost Your Confidence

You’re killing it, girl.<p>Want to get in on the #SelfLoveSunday movement but not quite sure where to start?<p>Yeah, finding answers in the self-help aisle at the bookstore might feel awkward (I'm looking at you, movie trope about a character shamefully entering that section at their local Books-a-Lot). …

Books

Want to Be Happy and Successful at Work? Stop Doing These 10 Things

Often we're so focused on doing more, when we should be focused on doing less.<p>With a world of advice on how to improve our working lives at our fingertips, it may seem ironic that the most simple things can often derail our productivity and our happiness--both as an employee, and as a leader. And, …

Self-improvement

Here Are This Week's Best Dog Posts Because You Deserve It, Fren

It's been a long one.

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can get today. Others you'll have to wait a few …

A Beginner's Guide to The Ordinary Skin Care

The Ordinary has taken the skincare world by storm due to its very affordable prices and focus on ingredients. But as miraculous as the fancy science names sounds, getting a grip on what those ingredients do can be pretty confusing if you don't have a chemistry degree. Luckily, The Ordinary is so …

9 Truths I've Learned About Marriage

My husband and I have been together for almost a decade. Over the years together, we’ve had some amazingly good days, and some when we honestly …

Relationships

7 New Types Of Masturbation You Should Try To Score Amazing Orgasms

Getting stuck in a masturbation rut is bad for your Os—research proves it.<p>Whether you’re a serious expert when it comes to out-of-this-world solo sessions or you're still learning, it can be easy to get into a bit of a masturbation rut. And that's a shame since, “the research shows sex and …

25 Signs You're Really, Really in Love

<b>1. They sneak into your mind at the most random times.</b> You go to Walmart to buy Goldfish crackers and all of sudden, in the middle of the aisle, you …

How to turn your invention into a billion-dollar success

You’ll hit a million obstacles before you can even dream of becoming a millionaire.<p>Roadblocks were the very things that kept Joy Mangano, the …

43 Signs You've Got Yourself a Keeper For Life

Whether you believe in soulmates or not, you can't deny that when two people are right for each other, they're <i>really</i> right for each other. When everything you've heard about what love should feel like suddenly makes sense, you know you've met someone worth holding onto. Connections like this are …

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

Take Charge Of Your Emotions: 9 Ways To Never Let Your Emotions Run or Ruin You

You're reading Take Charge Of Your Emotions: 9 Ways To Never Let Your Emotions Run or Ruin You, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and …

This Is What Being A Serial Monogamist Says About You

You might identify with one of these six characteristics.<p>It makes sense that plenty of us prefer to be partnered up. Having an S.O. makes certain situations much more fun, like Friday nights with lots of red wine and lazy Sundays spent watching Netflix. And while most of us like to be in a …

Relationships

Don't Let Unpleasant Sensations Take Control of Your Mind

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

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 …

Clogged pores? Try a DIY blackhead-removal mask

These 3 homemade masks can help you get rid of pesky blackheads.<p>All acne can be a drag, especially once you’re an adult. I mean, you paid your dues …

Skin Care

15 Questions to See How Honest You Really Are With Your Partner

We're all guilty of telling little white lies to our partners. Few relationships are 100 percent <i>completely</i> honest, and anyone who says that's not true is probably lying. Even the most honest and healthy relationships have their secrets, and there's nothing wrong with that. Some things are just …

30 Self-Reflection Questions That Will Make You Reevaluate Your Life

As each month flies by and we ask ourselves, "What have I been doing with my life?," we're struck with a little panic. But the passing of time doesn't have to scare us if we check in with ourselves regularly.<p>Self-reflection is vital for self-improvement. By acknowledging your concerns, needs, and …

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

9 Fascinating Facts About Vaginas That Will Change Your Life

<i>For Teen Vogue, by Krissy Brady</i>.<p>Photo: Diane Fields/Courtesy of CNP Montrose<p>As far as body parts go, the vagina is probably the most fascinating and most impressive body part you have -- and chances are, you have more questions about it than you do answers. From the blended orgasm to a …

All the relationships questions I have because I literally have no idea how to be in one anymore

I’ve been single for far more years than I’ve been coupled off. That is a cold hard fact. Obviously no dude I’ve ever dated out there has stuck, …

Why good relationships suddenly go bad

If you prefer to listen, this post is also available on iTunes and Soundcloud.<p>How good relationships turn into bad relationships, seemingly out of …

How to love from a safe and balanced distance

Love shouldn’t hurt. It shouldn’t feel like it’s your lifeline – that you will fall into a million pieces if someone else doesn’t do what you want …

Denver and Liely Whisky Glass

There is an art to the consumption of alcohol and, for centuries, glass-blowers and designers have attempted to create the perfect drinking vessel. Melbourne-based Denver & Liely's new whisky glass unites the two most respected forms of bourbon, rye and scotch drinkware: the tumbler and the …

Denver

Measure Your Stress Level with This Flowchart

Are you a little stressed or a lot stressed? Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference. This flowchart walks you through the emotions and factors …

Coconut and Chocolate Pie for Two

The phrase "easy as pie" was probably invented while this pie was being made. You need only a handful of ingredients! Bonus: This pie is gluten-free. While I normally run from desserts that lack gluten, this pie kept me coming back, forkful after forkful. You’re going to love this one!<p>Coconut and …

13 Destructive Habits You Need to be Aware of

We are all guilty of self-sabotage at least one point in our lives.These behaviors often creep up on us, and before we know it, they’re habitual. …

Finding The Perfect Songs To Play At Your Wedding

Your wedding day is a big day and between the ceremony, the reception, and the big after party, you need to have music playing. Take a look through …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes