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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

To Those Dealing With Heartbreak, Stop Blaming Yourself Just Because It Didn’t Work Out

It was the kind of relationship that's written about in books.<p>Fighting all odds, in an almost serendipitous manner, they met and it was love at first …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

How To Know If You're In Love With Someone You Won't Be With Forever

When you are in love with someone and you know it is going to last, you approach the relationship as two individuals who are able to maintain their …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Happiness

Want to Be Happier? Answer These 34 Essential Life Audit Questions

Unless you figure out where you are, you won't get to where you want to go.<p>Audits are standard in both personal and business finance, but in many ways, life audits are much more crucial. That's because life audits evaluate well-being not just in one area but in basically everything. They can mean …

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and think …

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

Tyler Florence Shares His Genius Trick for Cooking Mashed Potatoes

You're definitely going to want to steal this one.<p>We're always ready to take any cooking advice <i>Food Network</i> star Tyler Florence has to offer, and his simple method of making this classic side dish is a total game-changer.<p>The chef, who recently shared his favorite mashed potato recipe with PopSugar, …

Cooking

35 Things You'll Regret Doing in Life

"Life is too short" is so cliché, but also so true. Not to sound morbid, but our days are limited and we never know when our time will be up. We tend to think we're invincible, especially when we're young, and don't often live to the fullest because we don't think of the bigger picture. We let …

Anthony Bourdain Reveals His Secret for Making Perfect Scrambled Eggs

It's so much easier than you think.<p>Scrambled eggs might seem like a simple dish, but there's a lot of debate about how to make them the right way.<p>Top chef Anthony Bourdain is here to settle this breakfast dispute, once and for all. In a recent video for Tech Insider, the culinary king shared his …

Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

(Image credit: Domino)<p>In theory, the paint on the walls is one of the easiest things to change about any space. In practice, however, it can be …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones)

A few small changes to your thought patterns can make a very big difference.<p>When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that …

Where To Shop For The Best Wedding Suits

We've only just cleared the Valentine's Day hurdle. But chances are, one of your buddies has gone and popped the big question to his one-and-only. …

5 Easy Ways to Make the Best Scrambled Eggs of Your Life

Scrambled eggs may be one of the first things we learn to cook as kids, but they aren’t one of the first things we master. We’ve all encountered dry …

How to Choose the Perfect Sofa for Your Home

Got nagging questions about this big buy? Pull up a seat for the 411.<p><b>What types of arms are cool?</b><p>Generally, the rounder the arm, the more traditional …

What's For Dinner: The Fool-Proof Method For Perfectly Baked Chicken Breast

This is the best and easiest way to make chicken breast taste good.<p>Dinner has never been as easy, healthy <i>and</i> delicious as with this oven-baked chicken breast recipe.<p>The problem most people have with chicken breast is that it’s really hard to cook well. The fact that it contains virtually no fat …

Braised Short Ribs Done Right

Braising is best during winter months since it fills the house with an unctuous aroma and fills your belly with succulent, spirit-warming meat. The …

BBQ

10 Dog Apps That Are Barking Genius

Dog peeps: We see you. From throwing adorable office paw-ties in the middle of the work day to spoiling your pooch with chic indie store finds, a true dog lady finds every opportunity to shower their slobbery best friend with love. Whether you’re looking for a doggie daycare, some free vet advice …

Apps

Once You Learn These 8 Hard Truths About Life, You'll Become Much Stronger

Life is many things. Life is beautiful and miraculous, and it’s wonderful. But there is one thing life isn’t: easy. There are times when this is more …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness

Best Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe, How to Make Bolognese Sauce

Spaghetti Bolognese<p>Spaghetti Bolognese is one of the most classic dishes which originated in the region of Emilia Romagna. It is made up of bold veal and pork mince sauce which simmers for hours in sweet tomato paste and best served with egg pasta cooked al dente. It really is, the taste of Italy. …

Recipes

Italian Meatballs Recipe, How to Make the World Best Meatballs Ever

Italian Meatballs<p>Italian Meatballs are part of the Bible of Italian food. They are one of those dishes you simply MUST learn how to make, and once you find a recipe you love, you will be making meatballs every chance you get. My meatballs recipe is tender, juicy and bursting with flavour (and the …

Recipes

7 money goals every 30-something should set

Now, it's time to develop some grown-up goals that will set you up for a successful financial future for years to come.<p>Below, Business Insider rounded up seven money goals every 30-something should aim to complete before they hit the big 4-0.<p>Grow your income as much as possible<p>By your 30s, you have …

10 Money Habits That Are Leaving You Broke

For many people, a new year means a clean slate. They dedicate themselves to finally losing weight, traveling more or spending time with family. One …

Expectations vs reality: The silent killer of relationships

We think this article from Upworthy is great! Derek Harvey really does give great relationship advice. Who said men are all bad at …

A Neuroscientist Explains What Happens To Your Brain When You Meditate

Meditation is becoming very popular lately. Perhaps it’s the anecdotal evidence friends are sharing with each other or the fact that more and more …

8 Reasons Why People Suffering from Anxiety Struggle with Relationships

People suffering from anxiety face many difficulties in all spheres of life, including relationships.<p>About 40 million people – or <b>18 percent of the</b> …