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The 80% Approach To Dating

Francesca Hogi | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Francesca Hogi

As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.

14 Things No Woman Should Ever Have To Fear

Lexi Herrick | Posted 11.15.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Stick to your opinions and values. Be who you are. If you spend your life fearing the perceptions of others, you will never truly perfect the perception that you have of yourself.

10 Lessons You Learn From The A**holes In Your Life

Madeline Wahl | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Madeline Wahl

The world is filled with a**holes. They are everywhere. They hit your parked car without leaving a note, cut you off while waiting in line at Whole Foods and literally knock you out of the way on their mad dash to the subway so you face the closed doors instead of them.

How To Boost Your Practical Memory (And Stop Losing Your Keys)

Lifehacker | Tori Reid | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

When you know how to use it, nothing works more efficiently than your own memory, even if you think your memory is lacking. An average memory is a lot...

4 Common Fears We Can All Learn To Combat

Rupa Mehta | Posted 11.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

We never say babies "fail" when they fall. We accept that falling is a part of the process and that they will ultimately stand up and try again. The same holds true for life. Failure gives us the crucial lessons we need to find in order to stand stronger and find new avenues for success.

Would You Live Life Differently If You Knew You Were Going to Die?

Russell V. J. Ward | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Russell V. J. Ward

The other day, I started watching Breaking Bad. I realize I'm one of the last people on earth to see the ratings giant but I found one character fascinating.

5 Ways to Find Your Authentic Self

Alexandra Harra | Posted 10.23.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Alexandra Harra

Influences from the outside world can easily nudge us away from our authentic being. But if we dig through our sophisticated, inner layers, we can unearth our truest self and allow it to guide us graciously through every one of life's twists and turns.

5 Habits We Need to Break Now

Kali Rogers | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

What should your life look like at 22? What should it look like at 30? What should it look like at 40? 45? Get a good idea. I know you've thought about it. Ok. Got it? Good. Now, put a big fat "X" through that picture and spit on it.

How Travel Taught Me Every Day Is a Gift

Cliff Hsia | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel makes us cross roads that we have never been on before. Because we are in a different land, everything is new and fresh.

3 Things You Learn When 15 million People Suddenly Know Who You Are

Blessing Offor | Posted 10.20.2014 | Arts
Blessing Offor

It's certainly not every day that you find yourself in front of 15 million new people, performing for the judges on The Voice. That kind of sudden platform will teach you a thing or two about human nature.

Living the Good Life: 35 Profound Quotes From the "Seven Sages of Greece"

Thai Nguyen | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Thai Nguyen

There are many things for which we owe the Greeks: democracy, geometry, the marathon. Not to mention souvlaki, moussaka and baklava. But arguably the most valuable asset to any person: wisdom.

Life Advice From My 80-Year-Old Grandmother

Hannah Loesch | Posted 10.14.2014 | Teen
Hannah Loesch

"Don't sweat the small stuff. There are so many things, just this week, that I've heard you girls talk about, you know, this person and that person, that in the great scheme of things really don't matter. I think that's what I'd tell myself."

23 Things Women Apologize For All The Time (And Don't Need To)

Bustle | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Bustle

Are we apologizing in order to navigate our way through a still-sexist workplace, where issuing normal demands and requests can still brand a woman as "difficult" in the eyes of her coworkers? Are we apologizing to appear more likable? Are we genuinely stepping on a lot of strangers' feet?

Are You Living Life to the Fullest?

Jordan Dansky | Posted 10.10.2014 | Impact
Jordan Dansky

This driver's short question made me rethink it all in a matter of a few seconds. Yes, this man was elderly and needed assistance, but what was stopping this 92-year-old from living life with all he's got?

Jane Austen Gives You The Life Advice You've Always Needed

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.07.2014 | Books

The author of marriage-plot novels so aspirational they've caused generations of women to swoon, Jane Austen has come to symbolize unadulterated senti...

Fake It 'Till You Make It

Jessica Kline | Posted 10.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Jessica Kline

Yes, we're going through a lot of change but if we start pretending we know how to control it all, then eventually it will hold true too.

10 Life Lessons For Excelling In Your 30s

Mark Manson | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Manson

Recently I turned 30 and sent an email to my subscribers asking readers age 37 and older what advice they would give their 30-year-old selves. The result was spectacular.

Three Steps to Working Less

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 09.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Gayle Hilgendorff

Working better means that you keep all the goodness that comes with the work you do (stuff that you want to be a part of your life), while eliminating all the badness (stuff you don't want to be part of your life).

How to Make Every Day a Travel Day

Cliff Hsia | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Cliff Hsia

Travel gives us fresh perspective and deeper gratitude for the world we live in. And we cannot get enough of travel because we fall back in love with life every time we go. We live to travel. Every day we live is a travel day, even in our normal routines and daily schedules.

When Philosophy Becomes Therapy

The Atlantic | Lauren Davis | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

Philosophy has earned a reputation as a complicated, inaccessible, and irrelevant pursuit, consigned mostly to old white men in wood-paneled offices. ...

Advice From One Woman to the Next

Jessica Kline | Posted 11.19.2014 | Women
Jessica Kline

It's amazing what happens when one woman gives advice to another woman -- no matter how similar or different (whether in age, experiences, culture, etc.) the two women may be, the advice or wisdom tends to stick more because the women just understand each other.

6 Tried-And-True Ways To Effectively Handle Difficult People

Honey Good | Posted 11.18.2014 | Fifty
Honey Good

Everyone has dealt with difficult people. A one-time occurrence is survivable, but long-term relationships such as our families and business associates can be the most difficult of situations. Teaching our children and grandchildren how to handle these situations at an early age, is a valuable lesson.

15 Life Lessons I Learned By My 30th Birthday

KnowMore TV | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

You need to invest in yourself financially, physically, mentally and emotionally. This isn't just about a 401K.

A Purchased World of Distractions

Dr. Jonathan Gibralter | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Dr. Jonathan Gibralter

It is my responsibility as a president to remind our students that our portable devices should never derail building relationships or limit the experiences that are the hallmarks of an in-person, on-campus higher education experience.

20 Things I Want My Grandson To Know If I'm Not Here To Tell Him

John M. Simmons | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
John M. Simmons

"Ya can't learn nuthin' with yer mouth open." My grandpa taught me that. I'm still trying to practice that wise piece of counsel. He also taught me that there's always a job diggin' ditches and that I "ain't above it." Neither are you.