Relationship

31 Relationship Habits That You Think Are Loving, but Are Actually Dangerous

RD.COM Advice Relationships View as slideshow Although these practices are heavily romanticized in society, they just might be poisoning your relationship. Take heed of these tips from top relationship experts. Making your partner your ultimate priority Liudmyla Boieva/Shutterstock “Making a partner your first priority before yourself is a ‘spiritual don’t’ because the secret to life […]

Beauty

13 Everyday Habits That Are Aging You

Slumping in front of a keyboard for hours on end can cause your spine to form an unattractive and potentially harmful hunched posture over time, says Jeremy Smith, MD, orthopedic spine surgeon at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, Calif. “The spine has a well-balanced S-shaped curvature in order to stabilize and support us,” Dr. Smith […]

Relationship

16 Habits Polite People Have in Common

Everett Collection/Shutterstock They say “Please” and “Thank you” Your mother was right: The golden rule of good manners is golden for a reason—saying “please” and “thank you” is the oil that keeps polite society running smoothly, says Bonnie Tsai, etiquette expert and founder and director of Beyond Etiquette. They’re often the first rule we teach […]

Food & Nutrition

10 Unhealthy Habits That Are Worse for You Than You Thought

Everyday Wellness It’s not too late to reverse your worst habits (stopping smoking, drinking, over-eating, and more) and immediately start living a happier, healthier life. Snacking when you’re not hungry istock/Gewitterkind Losing touch with your body’s natural hunger and satisfaction signals can lead to chronic overeating and unhealthy extra pounds—which increases your risk for diabetes, […]