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Here's 13 Things That Make People Dislike You Immediately, According to Science

Ugh.<p>Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realised later that he or she is actually …

Psychology

The Best Marriage Advice EVER

When Ashley and I got married thirteen years ago, we were young and in love, but we were also pretty clueless (me especially)! Along the way, we've had so many people share wise advice and life experiences with us, which has helped guide our family through good times and hard times.<p>Through the …

Dissatisfied With Your Sex Life? A New Study Has The Answer To Getting It Right

The bad news is this: many people out there in longterm relationships (perhaps even you?) are unsatisfied with their sex lives. The good news, of course, is that other people are out there, tirelessly researching exactly why some people are unsatisfied with their sex lives. There’s also a third …

Research

Disney has 6 'Star Wars' movies planned through 2020 — here they all are

"The Force Awakens" takes place 30 years after the events of 1983's "Return of the Jedi." The First Order has risen from the fallen Empire and the Resistance is fighting back. Featuring a group of characters from the original trilogy alongside a new team of young Rebels, "The Force Awakens" is the …

25 Signs He'll Be a Good Boyfriend

No. 7 seems backwards but is actually so important.<p><b>1. He asks about how your friend Becky is doing after her breakup.</b> Him caring about your friends and asking about them later not only shows that he's a caring person, but he's invested in your life and the people in it.<p><b>2. After he met Becky for the</b> …

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Am I Wasting My 20s With Her?

Hello, Internet! Welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that also protects Hell’s Kitchen with anti-gentrification fists of …

Smart Men Use These 6 Magic Words When Arguing With Their Partners

Fighting is inevitable—it’s how you argue that can make or break your relationship<p>There’s a crucial difference between fights that harm your relationship and ones that improve it, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley.<p>It comes down to whether your partner feels like …

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

Solo Travel

7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

Self-awareness

25 Wise Nuggets of Relationship Advice From Moms

"When you move in together, buy him his own tube of toothpaste."<p>Mother knows best... even when it comes to BAE 😜. Cosmopolitan.com asked 25 women for the best piece of relationship advice that they ever got from their moms and here are their wise responses:<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Be clear about who you are</b> and what …

5 Tools for Men to Help Improve Your Relationship With Women

As I have gotten older, so has the age range of the women I am dating. As women get into their 50s, they often experience menopause. I have been told by several woman friends who have gone through menopause that each woman has a different experience with menopause. For some women, menopause is …

A Yoga Sequence to Target Sources of Back Pain

While yoga can often be a quick fix, these postures will help to methodically alleviate the root cause of back pain.The post A Yoga Sequence to …

Back Pain

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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How To Get Over Someone You Deeply Love

When a relationship ends, it can be immensely heartbreaking. We all cope with breakups in our own individual way with some people seemingly getting …

Self-help

7 Weird Things You Do, Explained By Science

Your brain has a lot to answer for.

The Science of Crying

Michael Trimble, a behavioral neurologist with the unusual distinction of being one of the world’s leading experts on crying, was about to be …

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

8 Signs Your Relationship Is Headed For Marriage

If you think there's no sign short of a diamond ring that can point to whether you're headed for marriage or not, think again. Our experts are here to share eight ways you can tell if your relationship will last a lifetime.<p><b>1. Your partner isn't afraid to challenge you.</b><p>Constantly butting heads could …

If Your Partner's in Bed, You Should Be, Too.

Research by the Gottman Institute shows that many marriages end due to loss of intimacy and connection, especially 10 to 12 years into the …

5 ways fermented foods support a healthier you

Fermented food is a term thrown around all the time, but what exactly is it?<p>In short, fermented foods are foods that are exposed to certain bacteria, which leads to the breakdown of carbohydrates and the development of beneficial microorganisms in the food. Join the fermented foods movement and …

A New Study Says People With Higher IQs Are Happier With Less Social Interaction

Maybe that's why you're such a homebody.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management …

The Most Inspiring Way to Be Happier

We all wanna be happy, right? But I have a little surprising, unhappy news about happiness — it can be selfish. Here’s what one study showed:<p>Our …

The complete guide to transforming your desk into a peaceful, productive place to work

Some say a messy desk is a sign of creativity. Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Mark Zuckerberg—all notorious champions of workplace disarray—might agree.<p>More often than not, however, a messy desk is just messy.<p>Unless you’re already a creative genius, having a helter-skelter work space is likely to …

5 lessons in winning from highly successful people

What do Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg have in common? They wear the same thing every day!<p>Rather than waste time and energy on trivial things, the …

Women Need More Sleep Than Men Because of Their "Complex" Brains

Consider this your excuse for hitting the snooze button.<p>Research has already proven that insomnia is more common in women than in men, and now it seems that women also need more sleep than men to function normally.<p>According to researchers at Loughborough University's Sleep Research Center in …

Muji is making tiny prefab huts, and they’re as Muji as you’d expect

Tokyo<p>Muji, the Japanese home goods and furniture brand, has built a cult following for its timeless product design, high quality, and absence of branding. While expanding its retail business globally, Muji also produces a line of prefab “Vertical Houses” in Japan. And this week in Tokyo, it …

Prefab Homes

Lush sells bath bombs and cosmetics. It also gives nearly £6 million a year to far-left groups

The first thing most people notice about Lush is the smell.<p>There’s no escaping it in the shop most famously known for its candy-colored bath bombs. Cheese-shaped wedges of soap, as well as shampoo and deodorant, are nestled between black pots that boast names like “Jasmine & Henna Fluff Eaze.” The …

Westminster Abbey

This is what life looks like in the happiest places on Earth

The fourth edition of the World Happiness Report found Denmark is once again home to the happiest people on earth, while people in Burundi are the least happy.<p>Researchers found social support, incomes, and life expectancy to be the three most important factors in determining overall happiness. They …