Warren Boatz

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How to Make Your Wired Speakers Wireless

You don't need to buy new speakers to go wireless. Follow these simple tips to affordably add Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to an existing speaker set so you …

Audiophile

6 Classic Sneakers That Never Go Out of Style — For $90 or Less

While some sneakers are bound to come and go (we’re looking at you, chunky dad sneakers), there are a few that have stood the test of time. With …

Shoes

These Little-Known Amazon Skincare Products Have Huge Followings

If we're being honest, Amazon is much more than an e-commerce giant; it's a community. Many consumers are repeat shoppers (with Prime, how can you …

How to Spot a Narcissist

—There are people in your life, without a doubt, who you thought were awesome on first meeting, but turned out to be a toxic sludge pile. Whether …

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

What is depression and why is it rising?

It’s an illness that fills our news pages on an almost daily basis. Juliette Jowit asks what causes depression, who is susceptible and what the best treatment is

An Invalidating Environment May Be a Cause of BPD

Growing up in an environment perceived as invalidating is one factor commonly discussed as contributing to the development of borderline personality …

9 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With an Inauthentic Person

There is no skill more important to success than being able to detect who is sincere and who isn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Authentic people are self-aware. They avoid blaming others for their own mistakes and accept their strengths and weaknesses. They show …

Why Addiction Is Considered a Chronic Brain Disease

Addiction is a chronic brain disease that's more about the neurology of the brain than the outward manifestations of behavioral problems and poor …

5 Things My Therapist Didn't Tell Me About Depression (That I Wish I Had Known)

<i>Depression is far more complex than many of us think. Jed Diamond from YourTango reveals some of the hidden causes of this mental health disorder that you may not have already known.</i><p><b>Your doctor has probably never told you this.</b><p>Like millions of others in the US and throughout the world, I've been …

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the …

Narcissistic Personality Disorder Symptoms and Treatments

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is one of the several different types of personality disorders. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of …

Narcissism

Heroic Men Use Vulnerability to Succeed in Life

Embed from Getty Images—<i>This article is part of my in-depth exploration of how (and why) to be a</i> <i>Heroic Man</i><i>.</i>If you want to be successful in your …

Breaking the Chains of a Crazy Childhood.

I grew up like too many children do.<p>As much as I learned to despise the deplorable way that my parents communicated to us and to each other, I was …

Self-help

9 Reasons Therapy Can Be Helpful For Anyone

As many strides as we've made toward making it easier to talk about mental health (in the U.S., at least), a lot of us still view therapy as …

3 Ways to Reinforce Self-Love

Love can be messy, and shrouded in mystery. But one thing is sure: it's easier to love another when we first love ourselves.<p>A licensed psychologist and neuropsychologist, Dr. Marsha Lucas, Ph.D. has a great deal to say about the importance of self-love. Lucas has been studying the brain-behavior …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

4 Subtle Signs Your Partner Is Toxic & Won't Ever Change

We all have been fools for love, at one time or another, but that's no excuse for someone to take advantage of you. If you recognize the signs your …

Women who meditate also tend to have a better sex life, study finds

Women who have practiced meditation are more likely to report better sexual functioning and higher levels of sexual desire, according to a new study …

How Jealousy Affects Your Health & What You Can Do About It, According To Experts

Jealousy, like anger, is an ugly emotion that, like happiness, can sometimes blind you, altering your perception of reality. But even though jealousy …

Why Acceptance Is One of the Best Stress Reducers

You’re stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the way to the airport. The babysitter canceled an hour before your meeting. Your boss just told you the …

The Survival Guide for Living With a Narcissist

I am often asked some version of this question: “I am living with a narcissist and I don’t want to leave. What do I need to know to make this …

6 Common Traits of Narcissists and Gaslighters

<i>“Some people try to be tall by cutting off the heads of others.”</i> —Paramahansa Yogananda<p>Psychologist Stephen Johnson writes that a <b>narcissist</b> is …

15 Ways to Get Someone Out of Your Head

Have you ever found that you just can’t stop thinking about someone—what they did or said, and how bewildered or hurt you were by their actions? When …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

How technology is designed to bring out the worst in us

“Technology feels disempowering because we haven’t built it around an honest view of human nature,” says tech critic Tristan Harris.<p>In 2011, Tristan Harris’s company, Apture, was acquired by Google. Inside Google, he became unnerved by how the company worked. There was all this energy going into …

5 Reasons Why Facebook Can Be Dangerous for People With Depression

Last week I fell into panic mode. It started with intense chest pains each time I logged onto Facebook to check the groups I belong to as well as scroll through my main feed. Each visit became shorter as the physical symptoms of anxiety and depression overwhelmed rational thought. By Tuesday I had …

Social Media

Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …