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Why #Stepforward Might Be a Step Backward For Mental Health

<b>Jess McAllen says that the #stepforward campaign to end mental health discrimination, while well-intentioned, doesn’t seem likely to actually achieve</b> …

Gloria Steinem: 'If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament'

She’s been at the forefront of the feminist movement since the 60s. What’s changed? Gloria Steinem talks about Sheryl Sandberg, Hillary Clinton – and the new threats to women’s rights<p>Read an extract from Steinem’s memoir<p>The pope is in town the morning I visit Gloria Steinem, staying a few blocks …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

To improve your writing, try 'close reading'

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Writing

The Guide to Productivity That Will Change Your Life

“If only I were more productive,” “If only I studied more,” “If only I took action.” Sounds familiar?<p>I think I already heard these ifonlystic …

Productivity

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

A YouTube star just landed her own comedy series on HBO

Insecure uses humor to explore the lives of two women of color in modern day America, and will air in half-hour episodes.<p>A pilot for the show was reportedly very well received by executives at the subscription-based network, who quickly ordered more episodes.<p>Tackling the issues associated with race …

Issa Rae

16 Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

Oprah Winfrey<p>Oprah Winfrey at the 87th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 22, 2015.<p>Dan MacMedan—WireImage/Getty Images<p>I’ve come to believe …

Maya Angelou

9 things scientifically proven to make you happier

We all want to be happy – it’s pretty much a universal life goal.<p>And when research reveals that happy people live longer, who wouldn’t want …

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

Seven 1-Minute Hacks For A Productive Workweek

Bob runs into work most days 40 minutes late, coffee flying from his to-go cup. He huffs into his office, slams the door, and stays holed up there, ignoring emails and his incessantly ringing phone until it’s time for lunch or he has his life in order (whichever comes first).<p>There’s a Bob in every …

Time Management

Oprah: 'What do you believe?'

<i>Model for illustrative purposes only - Connor Burke, Unsplash Creative Commons</i><p>How do you fill a seemingly "eternal black hole of despair" within you?<p>That was the question facing Elizabeth Gilbert as divorce plunged her into deep depression.<p>Her answer?<p>In a moment of "revelation", the "Eat, Pray, …

Would you tell Apple when you've had sex?

<b>Would you go around telling people when you've had sex?</b><p>When Apple released its iOS9 mobile operating system it included a new feature - the ability for women to log their sexual activity alongside details of their menstrual cycles.<p>An earlier version of its HealthKit software - which tracks …

Women's Health

21 Cats Wearing Wigs

Cats in wigs... 'Nuff said!

Dad Writes Hilarious Notes Explaining Why His Kids Are Always Late to School

This father definitely doesn't spare his kids the embarrassment.<p>Seth King, a doting dad of five from Salt Lake City, Utah, got fed up with how often his kids were late to school. Whether it was because the young ones slept in too late or because they took too long to get dressed, King had had it …

Parenting

Larissa MacFarquhar interview: ‘People think I’m a total freak for not using the first person’

The New Yorker profile writer talks about the joys of non-fiction, mimicking her subjects’ styles and the strange case of ‘moral saints’<p>Very, very virtuous people are easy to dislike. These aren’t the kind of people who are simply nice to their friends and family, and generous to strangers, and …

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

Learning