Carina S. Delos Reyes

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Finding A Man That Loves You More Than You Love Him Is Not the Answer

I have a homegirl who I’ve been close friends with for almost a decade. She’s gorgeous, motivated, successful and to her chagrin, still very …

5 Signs It’s Time To End A Toxic Friendship

We’ve all met that person who seems to bring the negativity, the drama everywhere they go. The person who spreads hurtful gossip or thinks nothing of …

The aesthetics of sexuality in Victorian novels | Stanford News

Can a work of art be erotic without directly mentioning sex or sexuality? According to Claire Jarvis, a professor of English at Stanford, novelists …

The ancient Greeks named six types of love that psychologists still refer to today

When we love a person, we feel emotional arousal in their presence. We will also have a set of thoughts (or cognitions) about that person, and our previous experiences can shape our ideas about what we expect in our relationships. For example, if you believe in love at first sight, then you are …

Relationships

Elements of Plot Structure: The Sure-Fire Way to Create Your Story – Fire Up Your Stalled Novel, Part 3

Plotting a novel is like swimming under water.It’s murky, you run out of air, you have no idea whether you’re up or down, you start to panic - and …

Creative Writing

Why Your Cologne Doesn't Smell As Good As It Should

Finding a cologne that's just right (i.e. your partner likes it, it's not too strong or weak, and it definitely doesn't smell like what your dad used) isn't easy. Once you find the right scent, you stay loyal to it—or at least most men do. But what happens when your old standby starts to smell a …

How Millennials Are Changing Beauty

Whether they realize it or not<p>Shopping at Glossier’s flagship store feels a bit like entering a cult. Opening the door to a tiny, empty room on Lafayette Street in lower Manhattan which houses the makeup and skin-care brand’s products, I’m greeted by a redhead in a pastel pink lab coat, matching …

Are Teachers Becoming Obsolete?

A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.<p>Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently was. The …

4 things I totally misunderstood before becoming a freelance writer

1. “Trying to be a writer” vs. “Being a writer”<p>About a year ago, I was sitting in the living room of a famous South African politician and writer’s …

Networking

All About Pacing - 4 Important Questions To Ask

<b>1. What is pacing?</b><p>Pacing is all about the manipulation of time and controlling the speed and rhythm of a story.<p>“Pacing is part structural choices and …

Creative Writing

You’re Afraid of Negative Thinking – And It Makes You Weak!

One big indicator of mental health is not fearing any single thought you may have.It’s easy to become obsessed with our thoughts – especially what we …

Self-help

Chill out about Trump because life is short, says Warren Buffett’s 93-year-old investing partner

Donald Trump has been president of the United States for less than a month. If the rest of his term is as chaotic as the past few weeks, the US, and the world, could be in for a wild ride.<p>But Charlie Munger, the 93-year-old vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, thinks everyone should chill out. …

Investing

17 People Tell Us How They Knew Their Partner Was The One

OK, so love really does exist.<p>1. I had an ex that would never let me get guacamole on my Chipotle burrito bowl when he was paying, because it “cost extra”. I would even offer the extra money and he would lecture me on why I didn’t need it. When my now husband treated me to Chipotle the first time …

8 signs you're in a strong relationship — even if it doesn't feel like it

In this case, it's an opportunity to consider how your relationship has evolved, and (gulp) whether you think it'll last.<p>Psychologists have spent years studying the traits that are fundamental to successful long-term relationships and have come up with a few key ideas. We rounded up some of their …

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

20 Awesome Things About Being in Your Late 20s

A lot of people think college was the best four years of their life, and others never wanted high school to end. Maybe you can’t wait to hit that age …

All perfectionists need to adopt this strategy for coping with failure and rejection

Any creative person knows that pursuing meaningful work also means climbing aboard an emotional rollercoaster. One moment, you’re on top of the world, stepping out onto a stage, or hitting “publish” on a post. Then a disappointing email or a critical comment about your work sends you plunging into …

Self-improvement

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep. Some have argued that it’s a way to save energy. Others have …

Learn the biggest secret of every good writer

We all know that nobody is born as a good writer. It is a constant process of becoming. And I do believe that the difference between good and bad …

Creative Writing

Have an Interview Coming Up? Science Says Do This to Appear Smarter

More often than not, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is more important than how smart you actually are; the powers of persuasion are not to be …

How to Seduce an Aquarius, The Zodiac’s Chill Rebel

Your complete guide to loving + living with the air sign<p>As the high-minded idealists of the zodiac, no sign believes in the transcendent power of true love quite like Aquarius. But these quick-witted souls are so easily distracted by their own electric brains and opinions in flux, it’s a real …

5 Unspoken Rules of Friendship That Everyone Should Follow

<i>Answer by Awdhesh Singh, Author, IITian and an IRS officer, on Quora.</i><p>Friends are the greatest gift to any human being. I consider a person truly …

Depression Steals Your Soul and Then it Takes Your Friends

It's so easy to cut off a friend who is persistently difficult, self-absorbed, nasty, and decidedly "other." Especially if they cut themselves off first.<p>Depression is a thief. It'll rob you of your time, your thoughts, and your sense of self. But before all of that, it'll take your friends.<p>Unlike …

Why Mental Health Disorders Emerge in Your Early Twenties

Drugs, casual sex, leaving home and getting a job – being a young adult is fucking stressful.<p><i>Illustration by Joel Benjamin</i><p>There's a reason the image of the floundering, scared, shaky post-teen struggling to enter adulthood is a cliché. Between moving out of your parents' home, going to university …

Detecting the origins of Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes is always among us. Since he first appeared in print in 1887, the legendary detective has been a continual presence on stage, radio, screen and television. BBC’s “Sherlock,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, is one of the latest in the character’s innumerable reincarnations.<p>For those …

Literature

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

7 Daring Fashion Trends to Try Before Turning 30

In your 20s, the world of fashion is your oyster. It’s a time of self-exploration and experimentation, an era that makes every woman feel like she can pull off anything—even attention-grabbing runway trends like exposed underwear and disco platforms. Before the big 3-0, Kylie and Kendall Jenner …

Fashion Trends

Do You Suffer From Illusions Of Moral Superiority?

Do you think you're more honest than the average person? More principled? More fair?<p>If so, you're not alone. Studies consistently find that people think they're morally superior to others: more honest, principled and fair. This is hardly an isolated belief — people also think they're better than …

Psychology