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The Surprising "Good" Habit That Could Be Holding You Back

There was a time in my life when I thought the best strategy for stress was to focus only on the positive — even if something was about to go wrong....

Eric Zimmer
December 24 2015

This Powerful Perspective Shift Will Inspire The Love You Want

One of the biggest mistakes many of us make when we want more affection from someone is trying to negotiate that experience from him or her.

Shelly Bullard, MFT
December 17 2015

Happy Birthday, Jane Austen! 19 Quotes To Brighten & Inspire Your Day

Two hundred and forty years ago today, British novelist Jane Austen was born in Hampshire, England. Though her works were first published anonymously,...

Allie White
December 16 2015

This Common Habit Is Probably Keeping You From Achieving Your Goals

The below is excerpted from Gretchen Rubin's Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits — To Sleep More, Quit Sugar,...

Gretchen Rubin
December 15 2015

9 Resolutions Everyone Should Make For The New Year (Even If You Don’t Do Resolutions)

Most people are quick to reject the idea of New Year's resolutions. I think we've grown wary of the idea because it brings up memories of failed...

Shannon Kaiser
December 15 2015

How I Found The Courage To Leave My Toxic Marriage

The last four years of my marriage had been, to put it mildly, rocky. Alcohol had taken a firm hold on my husband and the disease was wreaking havoc...

Julie Morey
December 13 2015

This Man Found The Best Way Ever To Comfort His Wife Who Is Battling Depression

We believe that every Friday should be feel-good Friday, so here's your much-deserved, end-of-the-week reward:

Emi Boscamp
December 11 2015

7 Ways To Channel The Self-Assured Optimism Of The Sagittarius New Moon

Hope, faith and optimism, anyone? The December 11 new moon in Sagittarius douses us in holiday cheer and reminds us to look on the bright side of...

The AstroTwins
December 11 2015

11 Things You Think Are Improving Your Life (But Are Actually F*cking It Up)

Each year, as we continue to live larger lives with more distractions, more work, more technology, more stuff — it gets easier and easier to forget...

Vishnu Subramaniam
December 11 2015

Happy Birthday, Emily Dickinson! 19 Quotes To Inspire You Today

American poet Emily Dickinson would have celebrated her 185th birthday today.

Allie White
December 10 2015

How Shonda Rhimes Lost Over 100 Pounds (And Gained A Life) By Saying "Yes"

Six words were all it took to make Shonda Rhimes — the acclaimed writer and producer behind Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and How To Get Away With Murder —...

Emma Loewe
December 8 2015

Watch These Girls Dress Up As Their Idols To Celebrate 2015's Greatest Girl-Power Moments

The toy company GoldieBlox strives to get girls to aspire to a life beyond princesshood.

Emi Boscamp
December 7 2015

You've Been Thinking About Greatness Wrong. Here's What It ACTUALLY Means

When I was a kid, school was the worst. I had dyslexia, no friends, and did horribly on all my tests. At the start of eighth grade, I was reading at a...

Lewis Howes
December 7 2015

13 Inspirational Quotes From Your Favorite Children's Books

I have a profound connection to children’s literature. When I was young, my parents read to me often and instilled in me the joy of reading. I was...

Lawrence Rosen, M.D.
December 7 2015

The Only 3 Choices To Make When You Want To Be Happy

She looked at me and said, "It doesn't matter what I do; I can't change it." This wasn't the first time I'd heard words like this leave a friend's...

Cheryl Paige
December 4 2015

5 Signs Your "Friend With Benefits" Is Keeping You From Finding Real Love

Relationship therapist Aimee Hartstein LCSW and I often counsel women who are stuck in unfulfilling relationships. Despite their best efforts to push,...

Monica Parikh
December 4 2015

24 Stress-Busting Holiday Hacks To Help You Save Time & Stay Healthy

If you're like most of us, December is a month of rushing around to shop, bake, plan, and attend parties. We finish the year tired, annoyed, sluggish,...

Rebeca Plantier
December 3 2015

10 Books To Read If You Want To Start 2016 Right

Here’s the lineup we've all been waiting for — 10 books that offer an outlet for your badass, new-age self. These sassy, spiritual reads are perfect...

Emma Mildon
December 2 2015