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5 Keys To Effective And Meaningful Verbal Communication

ByHunter Bui
Stop! Don’t send that text just yet. Wait, you’re that quick at typing? You just sent it? Dang. Communication remains a major deal-breaker in all forms of modern relationships. Gone are the days of the "rider and the message," but written text is…

Communication Is Key: 6 Ways To Be More Efficient In Conversation

ByKenneth Burke
Communication in the workplace is critical, often being the make-it-or-break-it piece of an otherwise-solid company. Whether leading an enterprise or performing grunt work on the ground floor, each individual's communication skills play a vital role…

5 Communication Tips To Try With Your BF He Probably Won't Even Notice

ByRosey Baker
In spite of how hard I've worked to try, every communication tip I've gotten when it comes to talking to men doesn't work. Why? Because men don't enjoy communication. They don't want to talk. They want to be alone with you next to them. My boyfriend…

Here's Why Healthy Communication Is Such A Big Deal In Relationships, According To Experts

ByRachel Shatto
To say that communication is the foundation of a healthy relationship is honestly a cliché at this point. You’ve no doubt heard it a hundred times, from everyone you know. But sometimes, when you hear something so many times, you forget to stop and…

Why Snapchat Is The Cheapest Form Of Communication In The Dating World

ByBritni Diamond
Currency is used as a means of trade or exchange, and is available in many different forms. There are dollars, pounds, Bitcoins and points, etc. The acceptable form of such currency simply depends on where you are, and essentially, with whomever you…

3 Red Flags You're Not Communicating Well In A Relationship & How To Fix It

ByLily Rouff
I have a fancy, expensive degree in communications from New York University, so communicating with an SO should be as natural as breathing for me, right? Try again. While I did learn how to effectively express myself through concise language and…

Guys, Here's How To Get Better At Understanding Female Communciation

ByAlly Bongard
There are times when the easiest thing on the planet, communication, can seem like the hardest. We can't always understand why communication between men and women has become so hard. It's what successfully binds both romantic relationships and…

3 Healthy Communication Habits Every Couple Should Develop, Because It’s Beyond Important

ByTayi Sanusi
It's no secret that being able to productively converse with your significant other is an important part of any successful long-term relationship. If things are lacking in the communication department, then chances are, maintaining a healthy…

Mercury In Retrograde Is Happening On A Full Moon This Year, So Prepare To Enter The Upside Down

ByRosey Baker
Let's just say for a minute I was really into the idea of starting my own cult and I needed to pick a doomsday date for all my people to live in fear of. Then one day, one of my followers asks me what Mercury retrograde during a full moon means?…

The Power Of Communication: 3 Keys To Healthy Relationships In All Aspects Of Life

ByHaleigh Fullilove
It doesn't matter if it's your boyfriend, girlfriend or best friend; communication is just as important as trust and honesty in every relationship. Communication allows you to voice your opinion when it comes to what you don't like, what you do…

Lost In Translation: How Poor Communication Is Hindering Our Dating Lives

ByJohn Picciuto
Honestly, who’s going to argue with me that nowadays people just don’t know how to communicate with one another? Texting, emailing, emojis, Facebook, Twitter - every form of communication is now geared towards short, non-intimate communication. Why…

The Most Awkward Forms of Communication Ranked From Least To Most Awk

ByCandice Jalili
The beginning stages of a relationship are always awkward. But that’s part of their beauty, right? Two extremely nervous people come together to try to pretend that they are, in fact, very, very cool. This magnificently awkward part of your romantic…

Forgotten Art: Why Real Communication Begins With A Pen And Paper

ByJessica Faaborg
There is a communication tool that so many people forget about: the love letter. It's all too easy to send a quick “I am thinking of you” text, or even a “Hey baby, I love you” email. But when was the last time you picked up pen to paper and…

5 Key Ways To Improve The Quality Of Your Communication Skills

ByVasco Patrício
Some key traits distinguish the excellent communicators from the average. In my life, I've learned many lessons and techniques to improve my communication. We can take into consideration several things that might be useful for pitching an idea, for…

5 Keys To Maintaining Healthy Communication With Your Spouse

BySylvia Smith
People often say, "Communication is key in any relationship," and they're not wrong to say or believe this. When two people decide to be together, they are making an unspoken agreement to care, listen and be there for each other when needed. Often,…

3 Reasons Snapchat Is The Total Package For Millennial Communication

ByAndriana Zacharakos
Over the last year or so, the app-based social platform, Snapchat, has evolved into a $16 billion dollar business. Once considered a service that created new ways for teenagers to sext, today Snapchat is an app where over 100 million users go to…

Experts Say Dreams About Losing Your Teeth Might Reveal This One Thing About You IRL

ByGabi Conti
Ever have a dream that felt so real you could've sworn it actually happened? For me, these dreams usually involve running (which is why I sleep soundly through my morning workouts — new year, same me!). But sometimes the dreams that feel real can…

9 Ways Effective Communication Makes You Successful, As Told By Google's Eric Schmidt

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Communication is everything. Whether we are talking about business or life, if you don't communicate well, you're setting yourself up for failure. If you want to get anywhere in this world, you have to cultivate strong relationships. Google's…

Your Dog Might Understand You When You Talk To Them, But Science Says There's A Catch

ByJordan Bissell
It's always been very important to me to tell my pups how amazing they are. Even though my brother insists they have no idea what I'm saying, I always swear they can understand, on some level, the love that I'm trying to communicate to them. And,…

5 Simple Communication Skills That Will Lead To Better Relationships

ByKane Fitzpatrick
Have you ever had a conversation with someone and felt the immediate need to shower just because of how uncomfortable the experience was for you? Now, think about another time in which you met someone, had a conversation and walked away feeling like…

The Isolated Generation: How Millennials Came To Fear IRL Communication

ByCourtney Dercqu
I was standing in line at Starbucks on Wednesday afternoon. I was second in line. The woman ahead of me was ordering three venti Frappuccinos. The man standing behind me had two young sons who were anxiously waiting to submit their order of hot…

The Importance Of Communication When It Comes To Mental Illness

ByGrace Carpenter
According to the National Institute for Mental Health, about 26.2 percent of American adults — that’s roughly one in four — suffer from a diagnosable mental illness in a given year. That adds up to roughly 58 million people above the age of 18. As…

Anthony Scaramucci Is Causing Spicer Drama In White House Communications

ByJoseph Milord
The White House apparently has a new man in charge of communications, as former press secretary Sean Spicer exits the back door. Anthony Scaramucci is expected to be been named director of communications by President Donald Trump. Scaramucci is a…

Trump Names New Defense Against The Dark Arts — Oops — Communications Director

ByJohn Haltiwanger
Being the White House communications director seems to be a lot like being the Defense Against the Dark Arts Teacher at Hogwarts in the world of Harry Potter. In other words, people in these positions typically don't last very long and tend to be…

Your Supermoon Horoscope Will Have You Thinking Like A Gemini

ByRosey Baker
There's a bad moon on the horizon, ladies and gents. It's a big bad supermoon... but it's not actually bad. It's going to be beautiful, not only because of its size, but because it's the last supermoon of 2017, also referred to as "The Cold Moon."…

Mom Was Right: Proof That Millennials Speak In A Language All Their Own

ByFabian Carrillo
There is a lot you can say about Millennials. They are the generation witnessing the growth of technology in the form of smartphones, tablets, laptops and the like. With that growth comes new ways to communicate. Nowadays, what is considered a…

3 Signs You & Your Partner Don't Communicate Well & How To Fix It

ByTayi Sanusi
Establishing effective communication in any romantic relationship can have a big impact on how that relationship develops over time. Unfortunately, it's not always obvious whether or not there's been a lapse in communication until the tension…

If Your Partner's The Worst At Communicating, Here's How To Help Them Up Their Game

ByJamie Kravitz
You've found someone who you completely click with. Sparks are constantly flying between the two of you, and you feel like this person really gets who you are as a person. The only problem? Your otherwise wonderful boyfriend or girlfriend is bad at…

This Is Exactly How Often Your Partner Should Be Talking To You Every Week

ByRachel Shatto
Communication in a relationship is very important. I know. You're shocked right? What a revelation! Oh, what? You're not shocked? You've heard this a million times? Yeah, well, that doesn't make it any less true. Communication is one of the most…

4 Red Flags Your Partner Talks To You In An Unhealthy Way, Because That’s So Not OK

ByTayi Sanusi
Most of the time you spend with your partner is probably going to involve some form of communication. Whether you're trying to get your joint schedule for the week solidified, or you're having intense conversations about things going on in your…

Why The Language You Use Will Influence Everything Around You

ByJamel Davenport
Communication is defined as the act or process of using words or behaviors to express or exchange information, ideas, thoughts or feelings. In any relationship, it is imperative to have effective communication as a facilitator for growth and/or…

What Experts Consider Too Much Texting In A Relationship Might Surprise You

ByTayi Sanusi
There's no denying the prominent role texting plays in most of our lives. More often than not, being able to stay in contact with everyone we care about (in between more time-consuming phone calls or video chats) is a good thing. But when it comes…

5 Reasons Why We Need A Generation Of Effective Communicators

ByCaroline McGuire
While there are many important components two people need to have to make a successful relationship, none is more important than communication. Communication is the pillar of a thriving relationship of any kind, whether it be a friendship or a…

Why Mercury Retrograde Is The Only Retrograde We All Care About

ByRosey Baker
We all know the terror of Mercury retrograde, even if you hate astrology. Even if you live in a commune of skeptics and scientific researchers you've heard about it. It's an important time for us all, a time we dread. But why all the attention? Why,…

Here's Everything You Shouldn't Be Doing Now That Mercury Is In Retrograde

ByRosey Baker
Mercury retrograde is a planetary circus fire, and we all know it. Some of us have already done the research to figure out what we should avoid, but others don't even have a clue. So, here it is, your definitive survival guide for what to avoid…

The Rules of Mobile Etiquette

ByAnna Madsen
It’s 2012--and with each passing year the world seems to revolutionize itself once more. Generation Y, our generation, has adapted and changed faster then any other generation prior. With technology becoming the focal point of all this change we can…

Forget Everything You've Learned About Dating, This Is The Only Rule That Matters

ByJamie Kravitz
Googling advice for dating and relationships will probably never go out of style. It's not a bad tactic — after all, it's likely what led you here. Seeking advice from other people who know what you're going through might make you feel better for a…

4 Signs Someone Is A Good Communicator That You Can Spot On The First Date

ByGenevieve Wheeler
When it comes to dating, I'm an anomaly in more ways than one. For starters, I'm a dating writer who rarely takes her own advice (and almost always tells my dates about that one time I bit a kid so hard he needed a tetanus shot, like, right off the…

How Often You Should Talk To Your Partner During Work Hours, According To An Expert

ByRebecca Strong
A “good morning text” when you get to the office. A lunch break phone call to check-in. A late afternoon Gchat to LOL together over a ridiculous meme. Some of us talk to our SOs a lot throughout the work day. Sometimes, it’s precisely what gets us…

5 Secrets To Improving How You Communicate With Body Language

ByJustin Stenstrom
Everyone has a fairly accurate and natural idea about what it looks like to have good and bad body language. We are all attuned to picking up on physical cues like this; we have to be. In fact, they say up to 93 percent of communication is…

5 Ways The Introduction Of 5G Will Change How Small Businesses Operate

ByRyan Kh
Each new generation of communication networks allows technology to flourish. When 5G becomes available by the end of this decade, what will it mean for small business owners and the tools we rely on? With data transfer rates greater than tens of…

The 3 Warning Signs That Hint You're What's Wrong With Your Relationship

ByMerylee Sevilla
Relationships aren't always about the happy moments. Unfortunately, you sometimes find yourself in a situation where your relationship is put to the test. At times, when you look at the struggling relationship, you wonder if you are the…

4 Signs Of Healthy Texting In A Relationship That Are Not To Be Left On Read

ByGriffin Wynne
It's probably not hard to tell when texts from your partner are funny or sweet, but it can definitely be difficult to know if you're texting habits as a couple are healthy. From frequency of texts and depth of messages to who seems to be initiating…

Here's How To Respectfully Call Out Someone Who Never Texts You Back

ByAlison Segel
Bad phone communication skills are my relationship deal breaker. I love a person who knows how to keep up a good texting conversation, can establish good texting rapport, and knows their way around good texting chemistry. But when someone fails at…

12 Women Reveal Their Mindblowing Secrets For Amazing Relationships

ByCandice Jalili
I didn't enter my current relationship (aka my first ever real, bona fide relationship) until I was 23. And, to be quite honest, I had pretty much no idea what I was doing. Sure, I had some vague ideas about how to be a girlfriend, but I had no idea…

Serena Williams & Alexis Ohanian's Astrological Compatibility Shows A Whole Lot Of Love

ByRachel Shatto
Full disclosure: I'm not really much of a sports fan, so when Serena Williams and her now-husband Alexis Ohanian started dating, it flew way past my radar. Slowly but surely, I started seeing pictures and stories about the couple, and there was one…

What It Means To Dream About Getting Caught Having Sex, From An Expert

ByCandice Jalili
A while ago, I collaborated with famed dream expert, Lauri Loewenberg, to decode any and all of your freakiest sex dreams.  And I've had a guilty conscience about it ever since. I know there are far freakier sex dreams than the 22 general concepts…

Why One Company Got Rid Of Emails, Meetings And Managers For Good

ByCristian Rennella
Our company just turned 8 years old, has a presence in all of Latin America, and currently has 36 members on its team. Our biggest obsession? Productivity. Since 2007, we have analyzed each one of our tasks in order to exponentially increase our…

Jimmy Kimmel Convinces People Rob K Is A Supreme Court Justice In Funny Video

ByRayne Ellis
This week, President Donald Trump nominated federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court. His decision was televised by every news network, and nearly every publication wrote about it. Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel commented on the…

Anna Kendrick High-Fived The First Guy Who Gave Her An Orgasm: 'Up Top!'

ByTim McGovern
She just had to hand it to him... Anna Kendrick treats good sex the way I treat a good movie: If there's a good climax, I'm going to clap my hands together in applause. In her new memoir "Scrappy Little Nobody," Anna opened up about how she…