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How to Make Life Easier For Waiters

Quora | Posted 03.31.2015 | Taste
Quora

Show up on time for your reservation. This helps the whole operation run smoothly.

Ten Things Every New Dad Should Know

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Parents
Quora

Having children is natural and something we are designed to. It is important to understand that humans like all animals, have instincts when it comes to our biology, and it is only our false belief that the birth and parenting of our offspring requires more than nature already provides for in our DNA.

5 Things This Stay-At-Home Mom Learned From Her Working Mom

Olga Mecking | Posted 05.27.2015 | Parents
Olga Mecking

Having a working mother is a gift. Without her, I wouldn't even know what is possible. I wouldn't work so hard to pursue my dreams. And of course I want to provide the same inspiration and be a role model to my children as well.

13 Questions You Need To Stop Obsessing Over

Posted 03.30.2015 | OWN

We're always running across lists of questions we should be asking our doctors, financial advisers, parole officers and so on. And I like those li...

A 28-Step Guide To Falling In Love With Your Messy Life

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.24.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Stop thinking that you have to have all the answers, or know exactly what direction you are headed. You don't. You just have to know what's in your heart, and follow it.

5 Life Advice Tips for Ski Bums

Liftopia | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
Liftopia

So, you've decided to forgo the 9-5 hamster wheel in favor of bell-to-bell shredding. Good on you! But, there are a few aspects of real life you should not avoid. By all means, spend your meager savings on merino wool under layers... but cover your bases.

34 Ways You Change As You Become An Adult

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.17.2015 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Being an adult doesn't mean locking in a 9-5 job and procreating. Being an adult doesn't mean having everything figured out. Being an adult isn't some threshold you pass through at a fully mature and developed stage of life.

How Do You Instill Confidence in Girls as They Grow Up?

Quora | Posted 05.12.2015 | Parents
Quora

I have two daughters who are both incredibly confident. When I think about how they came to be this way, it makes me very proud to have instilled a quality in them they will benefit from for life.

The Question That Changed My Life

Francesca Hogi | Posted 05.09.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Asking myself that question literally changed my life. In response, evidence that I was wrong about myself began to appear. I went from a "no-talent" recovering lawyer to a person who made it my mission to uncover what talents I truly possessed.

What You Can Learn From a Senior Beauty Pageant

Michelle O'Berg Figueroa | Posted 05.04.2015 | Fifty
Michelle O'Berg Figueroa

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, behold this: A senior beauty pageant. Wrinkles are celebrated. Gray hairs flaunted. Skip the bathing suit competition. Loose the measuring tape -- there's no height requirement. There's only one requirement: Be 58 or older.

15 Ways to Increase Your Intelligence

Quora | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

Read at least one 'serious' book per week, and diversify your reading: This will improve your vocabulary and verbal intelligence, and increase your general knowledge and conversational repertoire.

18 Things I Will Tell My Future 18-Year-Old Daughter

Unwritten | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Unwritten

If you ever find yourself waiting up for a boy at night with your makeup on, you should exfoliate and go to sleep.

8 Pieces of Advice For My Sister As I Turn 40

Kendra Alvey | Posted 05.03.2015 | Women
Kendra Alvey

Before you decide to date someone, ask yourself if you'd let me date them. Is he good enough for your sister? Fine, then, go ahead. If not, onto the next one. I mean, people fall in love with you in line at the grocery store. I think it's safe to say there will always be fish in the sea, little sister.

Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win in Business

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.02.2015 | Business
Jimmy Nguyen

Let's face it, many professionals have good skills. So it helps to be memorable -- whether your goal is to win clients, get promoted in your organization, or rise to the top of an industry.

Life As a Thirty-Something: One Lesson Learned

Mac Grambauer | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Mac Grambauer

One thing I've discovered in my experience as a 30-year-old is that, while I had no angst about reaching this particular age and no specific expectations about my 30-year-old life, I have come to require, seemingly quite recently, higher standards for myself.

3 Essential Friends to Have When You're Single

Francesca Hogi | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Friendship is one of life's great gifts, when you have friends who support you and enhance your life. It is always important to carefully choose the company you keep. Here are the three essential types of friends to have when you're single!

Dedication to My Ex

Alexii Lardis | Posted 04.07.2015 | Women
Alexii Lardis

Treat your "failed" romances with gratitude, knowing that you deserve to commit yourself to an incredible person. Pour yourself into your friends and encourage their dreams and aspirations. And don't fear death. Fear not allowing yourself to live the life that you deserve.

The Best Way to Handle Negative Criticism in the Office or Beyond

Quora | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Quora

The best way to handle criticism depends on the type of criticism. And who it's coming from.

Are You Being Owned By Life? Or Are You Owning Life?

Erin Reghenzani | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Erin Reghenzani

I write these blogs to help you, to make you realize that you're not alone in the way that you're feeling but that you don't have to feel the way you feel. You can change. Your life can be so much more than what it is.

A Modern Manual For Happiness

Emily Ballard | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Emily Ballard

Feeling uncomfortable doesn't mean you're doing life wrong, and investigating your discomfort won't kill you. It'll do quite the opposite, actually -- it'll let you fully live.

What I Want My Kids To Know: Part 1

Abby King | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Abby King

9. Respect is key to a lasting relationship. It's not first on the usual "lists," but it should be. 10. Don't let anyone convince you that there is something wrong with you. It's themselves they aren't happy with.

17 Changes Every Woman Goes Through In Her Late 20s

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.24.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

If you're not into something, you're not into something. It's simple. You don't go places you don't want to go. You don't hang out with people you don't want to hang out with.

Everything I Needed To Know About Motherhood I Learned From Yoga

Abby King | Posted 03.23.2015 | Parents
Abby King

Don't worry about what anyone else is doing. The guy on your right can bend his legs into lotus while in a handstand. The woman on your left can't touch her toes. We all have our own work to do, and what we each have to work with is unique.

Yagana Shah

Elders Around The World Offer One Key Piece Of Advice To Young People

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.20.2015 | Fifty

The best advice really is the simplest -- and who better to dish it out than the people who have seen and lived through it all. YouTube personality Fr...

9 Keys to Incredible Change in 2015

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

A new year delivers new hope for improvement. And as much as we dread the effort this entails, we must bear in mind that we're the only ones who can make ourselves better in any and every way. Strive for the right kinds of change in 2015 and broaden your horizon so that it becomes endless.