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Dealing With Stress: Things That Become Harder

Everyday Wellness Marissa LaliberteJul 16 Short-term stress can actually boost your productivity and immunity. But when that stress won’t go away, you could find yourself struggling. You can’t stop snapping at your partner iStock/PeopleImages Chronic stress triggers an enzyme that attacks a molecule in your brain, making you more irritable and less social, says Kathleen Hall, …

How to Overcome Shyness at Parties and at Work

Relationships Marissa LaliberteJul 10 Are you shy, or are you an introvert or a quiet person? Experts reveal what makes you “shy” and how to overcome shyness when it’s holding you back. You wish you could talk more WAYHOME studio/Shutterstock Introverted or quiet people aren’t necessarily shy, and the difference comes down to comfort level. Introverts …

How to Make Small Talk

Relationships Juliana LaBiancaJul 09 Forget those awkward introductions: These tips will help you instantly connect with anyone. Start with a handshake iStock/opolja A proper handshake conveys trust, respect, and equality. Make eye contact, smile, and shake from the elbow (shaking from the wrist comes across as limp). Touching hands signals our brains to release oxytocin, the …

23 Ways To Get Organized (Even If It Seems Impossible)

Cracked pays people to make smart memes. Visit the Photoplasty and Pictofacts Workshop to get in on it. Being organized has become increasingly impossible. Yet we’re surrounded by people who get along just fine, despite lacking organizational skills, a full-time assistant, or an elaborate system of pulleys and levers that fixes them breakfast. That’s pretty weird, …