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1,500 People Give All the Relationship Advice You’ll Ever Need

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

Relationships

13 great board games for your next date night

The couple that plays together stays together, right? But when you’ve had enough of screaming at each other over <i>Mario Kart</i> matches, maybe it’s time …

Why is my otherwise polite 8-year-old so rude at home?

<i>Q: I have an 8-year-old daughter who is by all accounts friendly (if a little shy) and polite to others at school and elsewhere, but at home she often speaks quite rudely and can be dismissive of others’ feelings. It’s been going on for a while, and nothing we’ve tried — talking to her about it,</i> …

Parenting

New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours

A new kitchen appliance aims to turn food waste into "black gold" with the touch of a button. As Curbed reports, the Zera Food Recycler is an …

Sustainability

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

Is Your Emotional Intelligence High or Low? Here Are 10 Ways to Find Out

Hint: Emotionally intelligent people are not afraid of expressing their feelings clearly and directly.<p>One of my favorite topics to write about is emotional intelligence in leaders. I say this because a culture of high leadership EQ will produce dramatic results.<p>On the flip side, low leadership EQ …

Emotional Intelligence

December | 2016 | Ars Technica

Want More Sex? Get On A Schedule Immediately

If there’s one thing we already know, it’s that people aren’t having sex nearly as much as we think they are. And aside from millennials (who appear to be doing much better in that department than previously thought), lots of us are probably sitting around right now, using the last few minutes of …

Communicate

8 Things Married Couples Are Doing Wrong in Bed

"A healthy sex life is a key ingredient to happy, loving, and lasting marriage," says sex expert Nikki Ransom-Alfred. Yet, "after the excitement of the wedding day and settling into marriage, couples will often find that the quantity and quality of sex will take a downturn." So what's a married …

Marriage

Here are 8 board games to distract your family with this Thanksgiving

Turn off your TV and enjoy some actual human interaction!<p>The holidays are a good time to unplug and partake in activities that don't involve a room full of people blankly staring at a screen for hours on end. If you want to spend some quality time with your loved ones this Thanksgiving, what better …

Board Games

Great Furniture Projects You Can Build in a Weekend

Easy enough for a beginner. All you need are the right tools and attitude.<p>Building your own furniture can be tough. Especially when you're starting out. Your first couple chairs might be a little wobbly, and your bookshelves may crumble under anything more than a few paperbacks. But you'll get …

Woodworking

Medical Causes of a Slow Metabolism | Reader's Digest

You have too much cortisol<p>iStock/Geber86<p>Your metabolism is how your body turns calories into energy, so when you say you have a "slow metabolism," …

Wellness

Upgrade Your Wi-Fi Network on the Cheap With This Bargain

Wish your home wi-fi network had a little more zip? Want a more reliable signal in the nooks and crannies that are far from your router? Today's …

Daily Teaspoon of Cumin Help You Lose 3 Times As Much Body Fat

Ever felt that everyone you know seems to be losing weight, but when you try their dieting tricks, you don’t have the same success? You may not be …

Nutrition

18 Prayers to Pray for Unbelievers

A friend asked the question: How do I pray for unbelievers? How do I pray effectively? I trust that every Christian regularly prays for family or …

Evangelical Christianity

Husband’s Viral Post On Marriage Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Husband pens viral post about loving the many versions of his wife throughout their marriage<p>For some, monogamy seems like another word for boring. …

The Perfect Destination to Take Your Kids at Each Age

A lot of changes occur when you have kids, including where and how you go on vacation. Which destinations are best for traveling with an infant? …

Kids

Small homes: 8 smart ways to maximise space

Maximising space in small homes requires a bit of ingenuity and an eye for locating hidden potential. After all, living in a compact abode doesn’t …

Interior Design

​12 “eureka” moments for small homes

Don’t be too concerned if your dwelling is a bit on the limited side in terms of space – you’re in good company, as that is what most of us call …

This Is What Really Happens When You Wait Until Marriage To Have Sex

Jett V., 31, and her husband were exhausted on their wedding night. But after six years of being together sans sex because of their Christian faith, …

Relationships

Democrats are treating people of faith like criminals

The modern Democratic Party is the greatest threat to the free exercise of religion in America’s history. In their attempt to limit religious freedom, they are attacking the foundation of America’s goodness.<p>Never has a major party sought to shove the practice and influence of religion out of the …

Religion

15 Creepy Books to Read with Your Book Club This Fall

It’s officially October, which means the haunting season is upon us! In celebration, we’ve gathered a list of creepy books to share with your book …

Books

Which of the 9 Kinds of Intelligence Do You Have?

If math or linguistics came easily to you, school was probably a far more enjoyable experience for you than others.<p>After all, these two types of …

15 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism

Don't Diet<p>1 of 16<p>The <i>Men's Health</i> Diet isn't about eating less, it's about eating more—more nutrition-dense food to crowd out the empty calories and …

Nutrition

Landscaping: 14 easy-to-copy DIY ideas for the garden

So, you've got a garden but you want to make some improvements to it? It can be overwhelming and you might not know where to start, but the good news …