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21 Confidence-Boosting Songs to Make You Feel Invincible

Want to boost your self-esteem? Go out and conquer the world with these songs about confidence.

How to Stand Up for Yourself and Get What You Deserve

Learning how to stand up for yourself is a key to boosting your confidence


How to Build Emotional Strength for Maximum Confidence

With these expert techniques, you can develop the self-assurance and emotional strength to face whatever life throws at you


You’re Blushing! The Science Behind Those Rosy Cheeks

Turning beet red is never fun, but the science behind why people blush, a uniquely human phenomenon, sure is fascinating


How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others for Healthier Self-Esteem

Don't compare your "real" to someone else's highlight reel

How to Focus: 9 Science-Backed Ways to Block Out the Noise and Improve Your Concentration

What Is IQ, and How Well Does It Predict Success?

What does IQ measure? According to our experts, having formal intelligence and being smart are not necessarily the same thing.

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to a Human Lie Detector

Body language, facial expressions and speaking habits can help you detect dishonesty. Here's how to tell if someone is lying,...


There Are 8 Types of Intelligence: Which One Is Your Strength?

IQ isn't everything. Researchers say everyone has eight types of intelligence—which do you rank highest in?


How to Read People: 16 Behaviors Experts Use to Decipher Thoughts and Feelings

Body language experts reveal how to read people using common behaviors, giving you a window into what others are really...


Emotional Intelligence: The Skill That May Be More Important Than IQ in Achieving Success

Find out what emotional intelligence is and if you have the secret smarts that will lead you to happiness and...

How to Learn Something New Every Day to Stay Sharp (and Interesting)

Life is rarely boring if you're open to discovering new things. Here's how to learn something new every day so...


Gut Instincts: How to Trust Your Intuition and Start Making Smarter Decisions

The gut-brain connection is real. So how can you better trust your gut instincts? Experts share the secret to tuning...


9 Science-Backed Tricks to Improve Your Memory: Never Forget Your Keys Again!

Feeling forgetful? We asked brain-health experts for memory tricks that'll teach you how to remember things better.


How to Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Power

Stop forgetting your car keys and your friends' birthdays for good!


This Is What Your Uber Driver First Notices About You

Your Uber driver notices some pretty personal things about you right away. Here's what you need to know about...

This Is What a Bartender First Notices About You

Do bartenders really judge you based on your drink order? Find out the answer to that question, along with...


How to Meditate for Beginners

There are plenty of research-backed reasons to learn how to meditate, and there isn't much of a learning curve if...


13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.


This Is Why Most Grocery Stores Don’t Have Windows

Grocery stores have a few tricks up their sleeve.


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111 of the Most Powerful Quotes About Life

These life quotes from the past 100 years continue to endure.


13 Powerful Things Surviving a Terrorist Attack Taught Me About Life

Here's how I learned to see the good in a world that can seem, at times, to be horrifically evil.


13 Small Habits That Actually Reveal a Lot About Your Personality

You can read volumes into an innocent hair pull, a handshake or a seemingly insignificant fashion choice. Here's what behavior...


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35 People with Higher IQs Than Einstein

We're going to need another name to be synonymous with "genius."


A Psychologist Explains Why We React So Strongly to Celebrity Deaths

Don't let anyone give you grief for mourning a celebrity's death: It's perfectly normal and natural, say mental health experts.

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What Is “Doomscrolling”—and How Can You Stop the Cycle?

Up late reading bad news on your phone again? Here's how to stop the unhealthy habit of doomscrolling.


Here’s How Your Memory Really Works

Your brain doesn’t work like a tape recorder. Sometimes that’s a good thing.


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The Subtle Difference You Didn’t Notice Between Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton’s Photos

Meghan may no longer be a royal, but the way she posed for photos when she was points to a...


14 Body Language Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Actions speak louder than words. Here's how to make sure you're sending the right message.


15 Animals Who Are Probably Smarter Than You

Think humans are the smartest animals? Raccoons pick locks, crows know physics, and bees hold democratic dance-offs.


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13 Habits That Untrustworthy People Have in Common

From a lack of integrity to dominating the conversation, here's what you should know about untrustworthy people.