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Understanding Sleep Apnea

Definition<p>Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. You may have sleep apnea if you snore …

Sleep

This Is The One Stretch You Should Do Before Any Workout & It Actually Feels Amazing

There are a lot of stretches out there. And while stretching does feel great, I'm the first to admit that if I need to get a quick jog in, or I'm …

Yoga

Mindfulness Exercises You Can Do Every Day for Stress Relief

The practice of mindfulness can bring many benefits to your emotional and physical health, as well as to the relationships in your life. Mindfulness …

Things 3.4 Brings Powerful New Automation Features and App Integrations

I switched to Things as my task manager late last year, sometime before the holidays. While I discussed this decision at length on Connected and AppStories, I didn't write about it on MacStories because I didn't want to rehash Ryan's in-depth review of Things 3. In terms of design and features, …

7 Free Streaming Workouts That Take Less Than 20 Minutes

Maybe you don’t have time to make it to the gym for a full workout. Maybe you’re super tired and kind of unmotivated and all you can manage is a …

Can We Change The Past?

Who has no regrets about things done in the past? Wouldn't it be nice if, somehow, we could go back to tweak a couple of bad decisions?<p>This sounds (and as we will see, <i>is,</i> to a certain extent) like science fiction.<p>The laws of physics prohibit traveling backwards in time for many reasons. If we did …

Quantum Mechanics

3 Unmistakable Signs That You Have Real Emotional Intelligence

Famous psychologist and best-selling author Daniel Goleman weighs in on the features of a person with emotional intelligence.<p>It's rough being a human in this game of life. We stress, we have conflict with others, we experience disappointments, and our buttons are often pushed by annoying people at …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Essential Tips for Using the macOS Finder More Efficiently

The Finder is a classic Mac system component that's ever-present on your desktop, ready to help you find and organize your documents, media, folders, and other files. It's the smiling icon known as the Happy Mac logo on your Dock, and includes the Finder menu bar at the top of the screen.<p>A lot of …

10 Tips To Stop Procrastinating and Get it Done!

Wondering how to stop procrastination? Many people are. Most of us have found ourselves putting things off and just watching ourselves do it, as if …

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

We Might Finally Know Why The Blood of Young People Can Rejuvenate Old Brains

Still creepy though.<p>Scientists have been rejuvenating old mice with infusions of not just the blood of younger mice, but even blood from teenage …

7 Toxic Behaviors You Should Never Tolerate

Humans tend to normalize behaviors of close intimates, tucking certain responses and behaviors into folders labeled: “Just the way he is” or “So …

Psychology

The 10 Best Free Streaming Services You Need To Bookmark Now

Here are Decider, we love the world of entertainment, but we’re still people first. Even when it means supporting artists that we love, paying for …

4 ways to help get over career bitterness

When disappointments inevitably happen at work, we can make the mistake of letting that emotion fester into bitterness. Instead of processing our …

This Hack Will Change the Way You Shred Chicken

In theory, shredding meat should be easy. You just have to grab some forks, get your hands a little dirty, and it’ll be done…eventually. But it’s …

Cooking

Is Your Workplace Toxic? Here's How to Avoid Being Part of the Problem

Shift your negative energy by seeing what's possible.<p>Last week, I was invited to do a Facebook Live session. Arriving at the studio I felt a bit intimidated with all the cameras and lights and action of a live set. The purpose of the session was to promote my new book called <i>Match In The Root</i> …

Facebook Live

A.I.'s Rapid Advance Should Be Truly Scary If You're Paying Attention

When it comes to identifying existential threats posed by technological innovations, the popular imagination summons visions of <i>Terminator</i>, <i>The Matrix</i>, …

Artificial Intelligence

These Antidepressants Are Most Effective, Study Says

Millions of people take antidepressants for depression. But there’s long been debate over just how effective the medications actually are. On …

Depression

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Midular are the Free MIDI Modules Every Ableton Live Setup Needs

Forget fancy effects or sophisticated plug-ins – day-in, day-out, it’s those simple MIDI modules you wind up using again and again and again and …

Panpsychism: Scientists Discover that Everything — from Rocks to Molecules — Is Conscious

Consciousness permeates reality. Rather than being just a unique feature of human subjective experience, it’s the foundation of the universe, present …

Why we crave sugar, and how to beat the habit

It is the end of January, and Instagram is bursting with self-effacing pictures of people who swore off sugar at the beginning of the month, only to fail. My boys both decided to cut back on the sweet stuff that became commonplace over the holidays, but they too are struggling. The soda they drank …

Nutrition

Your Brain Can be Tricked Into Thinking an Experience Is Meaningful

We search for it in in art, relationships, religion—but meaning is actually made inside of our brains.<p>Holocaust survivor and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl argued that humans have a “will to meaning.” This inner pull toward purpose may be a biological instinct. “All human beings crave—more than …

Consciousness

I drank apple cider vinegar every day for a month

Drinking apple cider vinegar every day for a month<p>I committed to drinking 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar every day in January. It was gross, …

Getting Started With Smart Tempo in Logic Pro X 10.4 - Logic Pro Expert

Smart Tempo, introduced in Logic Pro X 10.4, is arguably the most significant new audio handling feature in Logic Pro X since the introduction of …

If You Want to Sculpt Your Core, This Is the Only Exercise You Need

The plank position is one of the best moves to tone the upper body and core, and this variation takes the intensity to a whole other you're-gonna-be-sore-for-days level. It's similar to the plank-to-tuck if you've ever used a TRX, but this move only requires two small towels.<p>Begin in plank position …

Workouts

The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s

Appropriately, Marc Bolan began his ill-fated career as a well-kempt model for John Temple suits. His body was grafted onto cardboard placards and hung in department store windows. On <i>Electric Warrior</i>, not much changed. He’s the cut-out embodiment of a shallow, smutty pulp culture reared on Elvis’ …

Songwriting

Ultimate List of Free Ableton Effect Racks

If you’re looking for the best free Ableton effect racks, you came to the right place! We put together a list of 10 of the best websites where you …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

Pay Attention to These Surprising 6 Red Flags Signaling Burnout. You May Be Closer Than You Think | Inc.com

Contrary to what you might think, it's surprisingly easy to ignore the signs of burnout. You might be so determined to meet a deadline or achieve some goal that you miss the red flags or warning signs that something is about to go very wrong. If you're not conscious of what your body is telling you …

Productivity