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Why I’m Done Being a ‘Nice Girl’

I do not plan to be a nice person this year. I’ve made a lot of friends by being friendly and uncontroversial toward everyone I meet — in short, by being nice. For a while, this worked well enough. I do not like conflict, and getting along with...

8 Ways to Increase Your Willpower

It seems that the goals we set for ourselves, whether it be losing weight or organizing our home, can be achieved as long as we have the willpower to do it. Trouble is, willpower is not just something that can magically appear — it takes much...

How to Make Resolutions Stick

Before you skip out on the whole New Year’s resolutions thing (because most of us never keep them anyway), consider this: People who simply make a resolution are 10 times more likely to reach their goals than those who ignore the custom. Not sure...

Declutter: 8 Questions to Ask Yourself

Stop making excuses and starting cleaning up the clutter. It'll make you feel better and make your living space look better too. Ask yourself these questions and get rid of your items based on your answers. And when we say dispose of your...

20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a lot to be grateful for. You’ve most likely achieved many resources — be that the electricity that powers your home, a job that pays for your smartphone, or the opportunity to garner an education that...

How Giving Thanks Can Change Your Life

In our goal-oriented world, it can be hard to stop the constant striving and start savoring the riches you already have (monetary and otherwise). Yet feeling thankful — instead of obsessing about what more you want  — can bring about many...

10 Famous Men Embracing Feminism

The "F" word. Yes, Feminism. Many men fear it — let alone choose to label themselves with it. But here are 10 famous men who truly get it, and by “it” we mean that men and women should enjoy the same rights and respect. These celebrities have used...

Don't Be a Jerk! The Big Dos and Don'ts of Apologizing

We all screw up sometimes, and that's OK. The best thing to do when you make a mistake is to own up to it and make amends wherever they need to be made. There are also a few things NOT to do — unless you want to add insult to injury and make...

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