Stacy Walker

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46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether you have five minutes to relax or a year to focus on building lasting habits, here are 16 scientifically-backed ways to boost your happiness levels.<p><b>Smile.</b> A 2011 study showed that thinking about something positive that makes you smile can actually make you happier (fake smiles don't do the …

How to Go With the Ebb and Flow of Relationships

Relationships ebb and flow, like the waves of the sea. They swell with intimacy, passion, and energy and then naturally wane through periodic episodes of separateness, quietness and space. Attachment and connection, followed by detachment and disconnection. Up and down, back and forth, give and …

How to Make Perfect Choices -- Every Time

I woke up very early on the Saturday before Easter and took a beach walk. The sky and the sea were the same shade of ever-lightening gray, and there was no one else in sight. As I walked, I prayed, and the voice came to me and said, "Quit thinking you're doing this wrong."<p>I stopped.<p>"Quit thinking …

How Love Affects Us Physically: A Heart Surgeon Weighs In

As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Kathy Magliato is an expert in all matters of the heart and has learned her fair share about love. Watch as she …

Positive Thinking

Where Love Lives In The Brain

Do you <i>really</i> love someone, or are you just sexually attracted to them?<p>Scientists have found a way to tell the difference between the two in the brain.<p>Researchers from Concordia University, the University of Geneva, West Virginia University and Syracuse University have found that when a person is …

I'm So in Love -- Or Am I? 10 Experiences That Signal You Are in Love

"How do I know when I'm really in love?"<p>"What does it mean to be in love?"<p>"I think I'm in love, but then I have doubts. If I have doubts, does that mean I'm not in love?"<p>"I feel in love, but why is this sometimes so hard?"<p>"I feel in love, but I've felt this way before and it didn't work out. How do …

BBC Science | Human Body & Mind | Science of Love

The Science of Love<p>There are three phases to falling in love and different hormones are involved at each stage.<br>• Events occurring in the brain when we are in love have similarities with mental illness.<br>• When we are attracted to somebody, it could be because subconsciously we like their genes.<br>• Smell …

10 Beautiful Words About Love That Don't Exist in English

When people talk about love, they often say phrase like “The feeling is indescribable” or “There aren’t the words to express how I feel” which …

The Math of Love: Calculating the Odds of Finding Your Soulmate

Since the dawn of recorded history, poets and philosophers have pondered the nature of love and, in recent times, so have scientists. But can the concrete lens of science really be applied to something as seemingly abstract and amorphous as <i>amore</i>? <b>Joe Hanson</b>, mastermind of the wonderful science-plus …

How Many People Do You Have To Meet To Find Your Soul-Mate? - Diamond Cutters International

Read the title again, please. That’s an interesting question, don’t you think? Is it mathematically possible to calculate the odds of finding your …

Why We Love: Five Revelatory Books on the Psychology of the Heart

It’s often said that every song, every poem, every novel, every painting ever created is in some way “about” love. What this really means is that love is a central theme, an underlying preoccupation, in humanity’s greatest works. But what exactly <i>is</i> love? How does its mechanism spur such poeticism, …

The Best Kept Secret to Highly Successful Relationships

According to Adam Grant, Wharton’s most popular and youngest tenured faculty member, author of <i>Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success</i>, …

Let’s Spend Some Time Apart: Long-Distance Relationships Are Deeper

Don’t feel so bad for couples who live apart. Absence, according to the latest research, does make the heart grow fonder — as long as there’s …

Can Love Last?

Have you wondered why some couples stay in love for many years in long marriages, while others go from relationship to relationship and can't maintain in-love feelings?<p>This doesn't just happen by chance. There is a good reason why sometimes love lasts and other times it doesn't. It has to do with …

How Do You Know When You Love Someone?

I used to believe that love was a light switch. Something flicks on. You get an overwhelming sensation. It hits you like a bag of bricks. Or a strong …

Relationships

20 Powerful Secrets to Meaningful Relationships

Research Mapping Human Emotions Shows Strong Mind Body Connection

Photo: Bodily topography of basic (Upper) and nonbasic (Lower) emotions associated with words. The body maps show regions whose activation increased …