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9 signs you’re dealing with an emotional manipulator

We all know what it feels like to be emotionally manipulated. It can be extremely effective, which is why some unscrupulous individuals do it so much.<p>…

Self-help

20 Subtle Signs You Give Off Negative Energy

While you shouldn't become too hung up on what others think, it never hurts to evaluate the kind of energy you might be giving off, and adjust your …

The Best Anti-Aging Serums You Can Buy at the Drugstore

Serums are effective, but they're also often notoriously expensive. The MVPs of any product lineup, they're formulated with a higher concentration of …

I Tried 'Lash Shampoo' and It's Like Eye Makeup Remover on Steroids

I've always found eye-makeup remover redundant. Unless I'm wearing waterproof mascara and eyeliner, I never feel the need to use a cleansing product geared expressly for my eyes. Whatever face wash I've used has always done the trick, though admittedly with extra elbow grease and micellar water to …

Why Most People Will Never Have Great Relationships

Relationships are perhaps the most important foundation for your life.<p>If you have great relationships, there’s virtually nothing that can defeat you, …

How white women use strategic tears to silence women of colour | Ruby Hamad

The legitimate grievances of brown and black women are no match for the accusations of a white damsel in distress<p>That the voices of “women of colour” are getting louder and more influential is a testament less to the accommodations made by the dominant white culture and more to their own grit in a …

Feminism

4 Personality Traits Good Women Have That Attract Narcissists

<i>The following post was originally published on YourTango.</i><p><b>Like a moth to a flame.</b><p>Good women who dated narcissistic men often wonder, "Why did I play the fool?" don't judge yourself any further.<p>It's not what they did wrong that resulted in the horrific relationship with a narcissist. It's what they …

10 Dead-Simple One-Skillet Meals That Will Save Dinner

During the busiest weeks, it's worth leaving your skillet out on the stove ready for anything. That's because it can help churn out some of the …

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Body Language

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

Self-help

The Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest That People Actually Use

Pinterest isn’t just for pretty pictures. As many a home cook knows, the platform has a vast collection of delicious-looking recipes too tempting <i>not</i> …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Motivation

Egg Breakfast Recipes

Packed with nourishment, the egg is one of nature’s perfect foods. One large egg has varying amounts of 13 essential vitamins and minerals all for …

I Used Vagisil as a Primer, and Judge Me All You Want, but It Works Like a F*cking Charm

• Popsugar<br>• Beauty<br>• Makeup<p>What Happens If You Put Vagisil on Your Face?<p>I Used Vagisil as a Primer, and Judge Me All You Want, but It Works Like a F*cking …

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

This Simple Hack Makes Your Grilled Cheese Even Better

A grilled cheese sandwich is pure comfort food and one of the best go-to meals when money is tight, but who knew it could get even better? Add cheese to the OUTSIDE of the bread for a food hack that delivers a slightly crispy, even cheesier sandwich to swoon over.<p>There’s no need for extra …

5 Drugstore Moisturizers That Work Better Than The Expensive Stuff

Moisturizers are an essential component to every skincare routine, regardless of the skin type you have. They deliver nourishing ingredients to your …

Skin Care

What is white culture, exactly? Here's what the stats say

A few months after I moved to New York, a magical conversation happened that would radically shift my psyche forever. I was telling my friend that I had gone to his favorite shop and he asked: “Who served you? Was it the tall white guy?”<p>I frowned and replied, “Are the rest of the staff not white?” …

Rachel Dolezal

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Florida

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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You Can Get These Complexion-Changing Skincare Products on Amazon

Sometimes Amazon can seem overwhelming due to the sheer amount of products available. Although it might feel like a hassle, it's actually an incredible resource to get some of your favorite products quickly and ultra-conveniently. If you're not sure what to buy, you're in luck. Some of your …

Four Things I Can Control.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The venerable Maya Angelou once wrote, <b>You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced</b> …

This Is the Best Mascara for Sky-High Lashes

<i>This article originally appeared on Southern Living. For more stories like it, visit southernliving.com.</i><p>Until about a year ago, I didn’t have a …

These Scents Are Hot Sex In A Bottle

We humans like to pretend we've evolved past our primordial caveman nature, but at the end of the day, we're just animals with skin-care routines and …

22 Makeup Tricks Every Beginner Should Know

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Feeling lonely? Meet the people who suffered extreme isolation – then found happiness

The first ‘minister for loneliness’ has just been appointed to tackle a problem that seems more common by the day. We talk to people who were seriously lonely, but discovered ways to break free – including saying yes to every invitation<p>Steve talks in a way that makes you want him to keep talking. …

Loneliness

11 Ways Your Partner Is The One Even Though They’ve Cheated Or Broken Your Trust

If your partner had an affair, or betrayed your trust in some other major way, it likely came as <i>quite</i> a shock — especially if you were thinking they …