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Trader Joe's Employees Dish On Their Secretive Employer

Thrillist | Posted 06.17.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

Spoiler alert: You won't want to quit your job just to save money on groceries.

Please Pass the Paranoia: On the Dangers of Being Overheard

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.16.2015 | Style
Jeanne Martinet

When having a private conversation in a public place--even a crowded New York City restaurant--you can never be too circumspect.

Why Being Judgmental Is Really All About Me

Robin Korth | Posted 06.15.2015 | Fifty
Robin Korth

What is it about judging you that makes me feel so good? It's really pretty simple: I get to feel better about who I am by beating the hell out of who you are. I'm scared and resentful. I'm angry, arrogant and uncomfortable. And I want relief!

They Unfriended Me

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 05.28.2015 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

You will survive. It's not even a loss. If people choose to be in your life, in real life or on social media, they are your peeps. If not, let 'em go. They won't be there when you need them.

On Being a Social Pariah. Part 2- Things I've Learned

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 05.22.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

The inability to acknowledge or see this by so many people I know is...well, funny. I laugh and let go. Not in sarcasm, but in confusion and self-preservation to accept people are all different and if their truth is black and white, who am I to say how THEY should see things?

The Secret Language of Hotel Staff Is Your New Vacation Entertainment

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

A short glossary of the behind-the-scenes lingo used by bellhops, cleaning staff and concierge at your favorite hotels.

Team "Human Being"

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Heather Gillis-Harris

I hate insincerity. I hate dishonesty. I hate fake people. I hate people who talk behind your back or spread rumors just for the sake of having something to say.

Jay Quint & His Gaylebrity Tell All Book

Brad Hammer | Posted 05.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Hammer

Jay Quint is the author of the controversial book "Tides of Vanity." This just released memoir will have Anderson Cooper answering questions, instead of asking them! As you can imagine there is quite a buzz around the Gayborhood about this book, so I had to ask Jay "15 Questions."

Get Real (It's Not As Bad As You Think)

Danielle Vaughn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Vaughn

Like the process of the caterpillar becoming a butterfly, it may feel like a struggle, but it's worth it. When we clear out the debris of shame, resentment, sadness and disappointment and get real with how we feel, we can then spread our wings and become free.

Why Gossip Can Be Good For You and Your Friendships

Heather Sample Spires | Posted 03.07.2015 | Women
Heather Sample Spires

I think our juicy stories about others are one of the small luxuries in life that cross geographical, cultural and socio-economic boundaries. Everyone can do it, and almost everyone does. It connects us just as much as it can fragment but provides that little common link with others that we all crave.

7 Steps to Being a Kinder Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Kindness is the best gift. You know because it gives you that welcome skip in the heart, whether you're giving or receiving. Yet in this time of frantic holiday making, kindness can get lost along the way.

'You Are What Comes Out of Your Mouth'

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

We all have the ability to be judgmental, but our ability to drop that judgement as soon as it appears is where our compassion lives. Whoever we are, we are on the same journey. We thrive, we fall down, we hurt, we try, we make big mistakes and we dream.

Why We Love to Gossip

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Office gossip is alive, flowing freely and -- depending on your point of view -- either as natural as casual conversation or a pathogen infecting morale, productivity and even health. Adding to the darker view, gossip may be a special problem for women -- its most able practitioners and, perhaps, its most vulnerable targets.

Is It A Good Thing Yik Yak Is So Popular On Campus?

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.04.2014 | College

A new social media app is shaking things up at college campuses (and even a few high schools) across the United States. Yik Yak, an anonymous mess...

The Self-Serving Reason We Gossip

Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Tom Jacobs Did you hear what happened at yesterday's meeting? Can you believe it? If you find those sort of quietly whispered questions abo...

Reeling in Renée: The Power Behind Our Radical Reactions and Collaborative Commentary

Erika Sales | Posted 12.28.2014 | Women
Erika Sales

A boundary was crossed. The reaction to Renée Zellweger's face is neither an aversion to plastic surgery nor an expression of shock towards what people are calling an identity change.

Reasons Why Trash-Talking Your Spouse Is Bad For Your Marriage

Melissa Chapman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

Anything you say can and will be used against you. Your husband will store all these negative comments and will dredge them up every chance he gets. He will hold a grudge against you in regards to the comments.

The Woman Code by Sophia A Nelson -- A Review

Suna Senman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Books
Suna Senman

The sincere and open introduction tells how writing this book moved Nelson from broken hearted into a strong woman. While her stories of "loosing self" are familiar to most women, Nelson's roadmap from crushed to whole is unique.

Communication Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs

| Lolly Daskel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business

Everyone communicates and occasionally misspeaks. But the best leaders, the greatest bosses, and the entrepreneurs we admire the most are the ones who...

5 Habits of Exceptionally Charismatic People

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

A common misconception is that highly charismatic people are perfect. That their charisma comes from their superior, skills, income or looks. But this is not the case at all.

4 Signs You May be Participating in Mean Girl Culture

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Lisa Abeyta

Here are four signs you may be sabotaging your own career by adopting Mean Girl culture at work.

The Perez Hilton Method for Taking Over a Niche

Brian Horn | Posted 10.20.2014 | Small Business
Brian Horn

While anyone can (and does) share celebrity gossip, Perez Hilton not only has his finger on the pulse of what is happening, but also has a unique connection with his audience -- plus he got his start as a blogger.

On the Frontline of a Friend's Divorce? Be a Trusted Friend, Not a Gossip Girl

Christina Pesoli | Posted 10.13.2014 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

If you have a friend who is going through a divorce, you may find yourself privy to information, and jonesing to jaw about it.

Is Hollywood Drowning Out Climate Change? Let's Be Practical

Keith Gaby | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Keith Gaby

It's frustrating for climate activists that some people seem to care more about Hollywood couples than global warming. America's obsession with Hollywood feels a bit like we're endlessly banging on the front door yelling "Fire!" -- only to be told, "Yes, we see the flames on the drapes, but America's Got Talent is on!"

Who Is Chafing Your Chaps?

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

"Projection always hides a feeling you don't want to look at. If you examine any negative trait you insist is present in another person, you will find...