Why honesty is always the best policy

Most of us use lies from time to time to avoid difficult situations and hide our feelings or intentions. However lying always comes with a price whilst the truth is invaluable. Here are a few reasons why you should always be honest: The truth will always come out, so by lying you are only ’buying time’ but it will probably be worse when it’s revealed that you lied as well. You will feel better about…

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Do you sleep with your socks on or off? Find out what it reveals about you

There are two types of people in the world: those who wear socks to bed and whose who prefer to sleep barefoot. Some find it impossible to sleep if their feet are bare, they feel cold and have to jump out of a bed in the middle of the night to put on their favorite socks. Others experience the exact opposite — they find it very uncomfortable to have socks on once they’re in bed;…

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Never face stress alone again thanks to this app

Stress and anxiety are things that everybody experiences from time to time. This is hardly surprising given our non-stop schedules, conflicting priorities, and never-ending to-do lists. Whilst it is perfectly natural to feel stressed (and indeed without the bad we would be less able to appreciate the good), it is how we manage these feelings that determine our ability to see the way forward. But when you’re in the middle of a stressful event, everything…

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How I overcame social stigma and began living for myself

Living for your own sake is, for many, a frightening formula. We all know what comes next: sin, vice, and degradation. But, frankly, once I decided to open my eyes I saw that my life was often not mine at all. There was too much ’I have to’ and not enough ’I want to’ in it. Duty sat on my shoulders like a boulder which I carried around as if it were a badge of…

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Science reveals the type of men women can’t resist

It’s quite common that an average-looking man who acts confidently is more successful with women than someone with a more appealing face. And now there is an explanation. A study published in Psychological Science revealed that men whose appearance is far from the beauty standards, but who are more confident around women, are more successful than men with higher physical attractiveness. This study involved 96 men and 103 women who participated in speed dating, where…

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What Does Your Sleeping Habit Say About Your Relationship?

Recent psychological research carried out at the Edinburgh International Science Festival discovered an interesting fact: any change in the relationship of a loving couple immediately affects the positions that partners take in their sleep. The most important thing here is not the position in which they cuddle before going to sleep or the one that they take right after they fell asleep. The position they sleep in all night long and wake up in the…

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6 Ways to Protect Your Health When Sitting at Work

According to doctors, rapid fatigue and pain in muscles and joints is 75% caused by the wrong posture at the computer and 25% by the failure to respect the balance between work and rest. Bright Side collected for you the recommendations of specialists on how to properly sit at work so that there are no health problems. Don’t cross either your feet or your legs. It worsens blood circulation, squeezes veins, and causes discomfort in…

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10 Signs You’re Dehydrated

Did you know that 25% of kids and teenagers don’t drink ANY water as part of their fluid intake? A surprising number of adults don’t drink enough water, as well, with one study finding that half of Americans don’t get their recommended daily intake of water. Not drinking enough water can cause serious health problems, including digestive issues, urinary tract infections, anxiety, and chronic fatigue. Not surprisingly, 75% of Americans suffer from chronic dehydration, according…

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3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

You know that person who seems to have a flair of good luck? The one who, even though isn’t drop-dead gorgeous, is always able to get whatever she wants? There is more to the outer beauty of these people. They light up a room when they walk into it. This type of person is able to accomplish much in life because of attitude, charisma, or something as simple as kindness. Their smile exudes confidence, compassion…

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3 Ways to Stop Overthinking Immediately

The mind loves to think and it always seems to want your full focus. In fact, the mind sometimes resembles a five year old child – it wants its way and it never wants to sit still. Sometimes, it’s even so reckless that it makes us think and even say things we normally wouldn’t if we were in a more relaxed and quiet space. If you allow your brain to continuously run a mile a…

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