Have you become aware of gossip in your family? Have you wondered how other people seem to know things only one person’s been told? Are you beginning to think you need to watch what you say? Most people have participated in gossip at one time or another; after all, it can be fun. The lines … Continue reading Is There Gossip in the Family?
As a child, were you extremely shy? Did you cry a lot? Did a lot of social situations feel overwhelming to you? As an adult, do you have a knack for highly-detailed work, and do you hate to make mistakes? If so, chances are you may have been born a highly sensitive person (HSP). Dr. … Continue reading If You are Easily Overwhelmed, You Could be Highly Sensitive
Many people go online to meet potential partners. In fact, researchers at the University of Rochester believe that online dating is the second most popular method of matchmaking in the United States. Instead of dealing with awkward dates and bad experiences, use these tips to help you find your perfect match. Revise Your Profile … Continue reading Tips for Successful Online Dating
There comes the point in many people's lives where they have hit a certain level of success and then struggle to find the meaning of what they have done. This is because so much of what we define as success in today's society is standardized and happens when you have ticked off all of the … Continue reading What Legacy Are You Leaving?
In society today, youth is so highly valued that American adults spend an estimated $45 billion annually to “pass” as younger than they are. Some use cosmetics, creams, and youthful clothing, while others turn to plastic surgery and hormonal therapy. Age Discrimination Older adults face stereotyping and discrimination on a regular basis. Employment discrimination can … Continue reading The Anti-Aging Obsession: Why Americans Refuse to Age Gracefully
Productivity is a skill, and like all skills, it can be worked on and improved over time. Becoming more productive will enhance your professional life as well as your personal life, enabling you to become the version of yourself that you want to be. Forgive yourself The first step to becoming more productive is to … Continue reading How to be More Productive
Humans and dogs have a lot in common on a biological level. Both humans and dogs are highly social mammals that naturally live in small units, usually made up of their family members. However, to truly understand a dog, you need to know what you have in common with them, and what you don't. What … Continue reading What Humans and Dogs Have In Common–And What They Don’t
Many people have preconceptions about what a relationship should be like before it's even begun. In a sense, this can be positive, as it's good for an individual to decide what they want out of a relationship, adapting and compromising to a level they feel is acceptable while staying true to themselves. However, some of … Continue reading 3 Unrealistic Relationship Expectations and How to Shake Them
If you love reading, why don't you check out these novels with twists that are bound to surprise you? From literary fiction to young adult novels and domestic thrillers, this list has an idea for every reader out there. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters About The Author: Welsh novelist Sarah Waters is best known for her … Continue reading Five Incredible Novels With Twists That You Should Read Today
Places hold significant meaning for most people, framing the human experiences of life. Popular songs, mainly about cities, call listeners to reflect and remember. Matchbox Twenty wrote Bright Lights about New York City. Augustana sends their flailing star from California to Massachusetts in their song Boston. Songwriters who capture the quintessential qualities of a city, in … Continue reading Three Songs to Deepen Your Love for Cities
Striving to be good at the things you do can be a good strength to have. When that desire becomes obsessive and turns into perfectionism, however, we are on dangerous ground. In this article, we will not only look at ways to identify what it means to be a perfectionist, we will also take a … Continue reading The Truth About Perfectionism
Are you starving for sleep? Whether if it's a new baby, a research paper, a late night out or insomnia that has robbed you of your sleep, everyone's had to push through a day or two running without sleep. Here are some tips to help you to get through the day: Look your Best Ok, … Continue reading Six Pro Tips for Surviving with No Sleep
Have you ever reached the end of your day and wondered why you haven't accomplished more? It happens to everyone. Here are four ways you are probably wasting your day without even realizing it. You pick up your phone every five minutes Always checking your phone for new texts and emails is a … Continue reading 4 Ways You’re Wasting Your Day
If at first, you don't succeed, try again. Or in some cases, try 20 or 30 times. Many successful people, including authors, celebrities, and entertainers, failed multiple times before they finally made it. Here are 10 inspirational people who never gave up in the face of adversity: J.K. Rowlinghas one of the greatest rags-to-riches … Continue reading 10 Successful Entertainers Who Never Gave Up
You might already know your coffee is more enjoyable when supped from your favorite cup. Now a study shows it tastes better with music too; at least, the right music to match the sweet or bitter flavor you like best. Researchers at Oxford University gave volunteers cinder toffee and played low, and high frequency sounds … Continue reading Coffee Tastes Better With Music