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20 easy food swaps to help you eat healthier

Think you eat well? The truth is, most of us could do a lot better. Some 87% of American adults fall short on the recommended intake of veggies, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 92% of us are missing the mark on whole grains. But you don't need radical meal …

Nutrition

Bigger Than Bernie: Other Progressives Taking On the Establishment

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> In These Times.<p>“Today,” Bernie Sanders booms in his monotone shout, “we begin a political revolution to transform …

Middle-class

​'​Sick​ and​ asphyxiating​'​​ – why we live in an age of anxiety

These are anxious times – one in five Britons suffer from some form of anxiety disorder. We examine what makes everyday stresses spiral out of control, and four writers reveal how their fears rule their lives<p>Anxiety plagues our times. In the UK, 19% of people suffer from depression and anxiety, …

Mental Health

We’ll be fighting forever: America just can’t kick its addiction to war

Washington still believes military action will solve its terror problem. Our policymakers need an intervention<p>There are the news stories that genuinely surprise you, and then there are the ones that you could write in your sleep before they happen. Let me concoct an example for you:<p>“Top American …

York Minster brings in Zen Buddhism, quietly

In a history stretching back 1,400 years, York Minster has witnessed wars, plague, revolution, siege and fires - but perhaps nothing quite like this.<p>Arguably England’s most venerable church, it is renowned around the world for its daily cycle of prayer and choral worship.<p>But, in what will be seen …

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

How To Improve Your Memory And Concentration

Your brain is like a muscle. Without going to the gym and feeding your muscles with the right food, they simply won’t grow. The same applies to your …

Finally, Bernie Sanders is Calling Out the Democratic Party

Finally! Bernie Sanders is calling out the #DemocraticParty! <br>"The Democratic Party has to reach a fundamental conclusion: Are we on the side of …

Study Shows How LSD Mimics Infant's Mind as Ego Dissolves

A groundbreaking series of experiments show how LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) alters the operation of the brain. Scientists gave LSD to 20 healthy …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

Supreme Court's deadlock on union fees could be the first of many tie votes

A well-planned legal assault on public unions collapsed Tuesday when the Supreme Court deadlocked over a California woman's lawsuit to strike down mandatory fees, the strongest evidence yet that Justice Antonin Scalia's death has stymied the court's conservatives.<p>The 4-4 split keeps in place a …

Bernie Sanders

God Is Not Dead — but Our Ability to Be Aware of God Might Be

TIME’s 1966 cover story—which provocatively asked “Is God Dead?”—was and remains an ethnocentric proposition with …

Faith

1 Tablespoon Of Apple Cider Vinegar A Day For 60 Days Can Eliminate All These Health Problems!

Most people use apple cider vinegar as a cooking ingredient, without knowing that its use goes far beyond culinary purposes. Namely, apple cider …

15 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals That Will Solve Your Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Woes

A Quick Note from Our Founder<p><b>Have you been curious about losing weight eating Bacon and Butter? You're not alone!</b><p>Going "Keto" has helped so many of …

Kill Sinus Infection Within Minutes, with What You Have in Your Kitchen!

We all know that apple cider vinegar can be used in many different ways, but what is interesting is that people find out new ways to use this common …

The Best Exercises For Getting Rid Of That Unwanted Double Chin & Neck Fat

There are so many people who have the double chin. It is so much prevalent and even I have it. That is the reason why I am always forced to keep my …

How the number pi inspired a writing style

The number pi, which is celebrated with its own day on 14 March, has inspired “Pilish” – a fiendishly challenging form of writing. There’s even a Pilish novel. Give it a go yourself, it can be strangely addictive...<p>3.1415926535… Beautiful, isn’t it? The number pi has fascinated humanity for …

Why rejection hurts so much — and what to do about it

Psychologist Guy Winch shares some practical tips for soothing the sting of rejection.<p>Rejections are the most common emotional wound we sustain in …

Self-help

“In your everyday life, you will encounter inconveniences and hassles—forgett...

“In your everyday life, you will encounter inconveniences and hassles—forgetting your keys at home, being stuck in traffic, or spilling wine on …

The Open Syllabus Project Gathers 1,000,000 Syllabi from Universities & Reveals the 100 Most Frequently-Taught Books

Earlier this week, we highlighted The 20 Most Influential Academic Books of All Time, according to a recent poll conducted in Britain.<p>Now comes the …

“He’s not for sale”: Sarah Silverman explains why she dumped Hillary Clinton for Bernie Sanders on “Real Time with Bill Maher”

<b>Sarah Silverman on "Real Time With Bill Maher"</b><p>“He’s been on the right side of the history at every turn,” Silverman tells Bill Maher<p>Brendan Gauthier<p>March 5, 2016 12:47pm (UTC)<p>Among Bill Maher's guests on last night's "Real Time" was actress/comedian Sarah Silverman, who explained her transition …

Arrest photo of young activist Bernie Sanders emerges from Tribune archives

A Chicago Tribune archival photo of a young man being arrested in 1963 at a South Side protest shows Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, his campaign has confirmed, bolstering the candidate's narrative about his civil rights activism.<p>The black-and-white photo shows a 21-year-old …

She Pours Mouthwash Into Her Washing Machine — Now Watch What Happens…

Amber is the Branded Content Editor at LittleThings. She currently resides in Manhattan.<p>Let’s face it: Laundry is one of those chores most of us …

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

40 Words For Emotions You’ve Felt, But Couldn’t Explain

Onism<p><i>n</i>. the awareness of how little of the world you’ll experience. Imagine standing in front of the departures screen at an airport, flickering over …

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Understanding the Mind

The most important habit I’ve formed in the last 10 years of forming habits is meditation. Hands down, bar none.<p>Meditation has helped me to form all …