Adele MacSporran

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Why One Orthopedic Surgeon Is Prescribing Meditation Over Medication

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it was requiring new warning labels for certain types of opioid painkillers. According to this <i>New York Times</i> report, “Drug overdoses now kill more people in the United States than car crashes.”<p>Increasingly, both doctors and patients are …

Mindfulness

6 Relationship Habits All Really Happy Couples Have

We all tend to fall into a routine in long-term relationships.<p>We make habits and rituals as a couple that help shape and define our lives together. Perhaps it's going to breakfast on a Saturday morning, one partner making the bed while the other makes coffee, or a particular way of celebrating a …

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

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LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

‘Why aren’t we earning enough to live?’ – how The Divide lays bare global inequality

The documentary film reveals the toxic social divisions caused by low pay for US and UK workers<p>Janet, a Walmart shop assistant in Louisiana, is so visibly stressed by working in a very understaffed store that a customer tells her she looks as if she’s going have a heart attack. Rochelle, a care …

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Key habits you can incorporate into your life and career.<p>Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These …

Self-improvement

5 Things to Know Before You Renovate Your Kitchen

Relax, you have options.<p>If you sometimes have trouble deciding what to make for dinner, a kitchen renovation can feel paralyzing. But take heart: It …

12 Creative Ideas for Handles, Knobs and Pulls

If you’re in the market for some new drawer <b>handles</b>, knobs or pulls, today’s post is for you! While your dream drawer pulls may be out of your price …

This Spring Home Decor Trend Will Turn You into a Minimalist

Decor trends come and go, but there are few that have us as weak in the knees as the latest rose gold + marble combination that’s totally blowing up this spring. This two-in-one trend combines elements of minimalist AND glam style to create a clean look that transcends categories. While too much of …

Decorations

The Instagram Feeds Interior Designers Turn To for Inspiration (And You Should, Too)

From perfectly curated shelves (hello, #shelfie) to drool-worthy waterfall showers with sweeping mountaintop views, home design rules Instagram. It is no surprise that it serves as a huge inspirational source, rivaling beloved Pinterest boards, for everyone from noted interior designers to design …

Interior Design

See Amazing Photos of the Real 'Rosie the Riveter' Women of World War II

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California, June 1942. Photographed by Alf<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Library of …

Amazing

What Exactly Is Witch Hazel, And Is It Safe To Use On Your Skin?

<i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty products, techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>A few HuffPost Lifestyle editors keep a bottle of witch hazel in our medicine cabinets, but we have to admit we're not …

Skin Care

A black director, a white author, and their differing accounts of rebel slave Nat Turner

A black filmmaker puts his acting career on hold, raises nearly $10 million and makes a movie about the rebel slave Nat Turner. His film receives a rapturous reception at a major festival, a bouquet of awards and praise from Hollywood's elite.<p>A white novelist writes a bestselling account of Nat …

Black History

Dating on Tinder? These Jobs Get the Most Right Swipes

Are you one of the 50 million people who have used Tinder? Do you think it's too superficial with people swiping left and right to the tune of 16,000 swipes per second, or do you take a digital pause to check out the profession of a potential date?<p>Source: Tinder blog<p>Tinder has tabulated a list of …

Relationships

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for free?<p>Books<p>You can always borrow physical books at the library, but if you have a phone—or better yet, an e-reader—you …

Grateful Dead

Women Who Do This Are Less Likely to Get Ahead

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

The Do's And Don'ts Of Using Dry Shampoo

Do try it. Don't be afraid.<p>Many hairstylists and dermatologists support the "no 'poo movement," claiming that washing your hair too much can strip away healthy oils and lead to dry, damaged locks. So what's a girl or guy to do when their sexy, lived-in hair has turned limp and lifeless? Enter dry …

10 Easy Ways to Stop Eating So Much Sugar

“Eat less sugar” may be a short and sweet suggestion, but the USDA’s most recent dietary guidelines have gotten some pretty long-winded responses …

Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

This Band Changed Their Lyrics To Condemn David Cameron To His Face On Live TV

Squeeze sang about Cameron being "hell-bent on the destruction of the welfare state" as the PM looked on.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>On <i>The Andrew Marr Show</i> on Sunday morning, Cameron was forced to look on as the band sang: "I grew up in social housing, part of what made Britain great, there are some …

6 Things You Didn't Know About The Industry Of Death

Nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. What isn't certain, though, is how much that death is going to cost you. The Huffington Post took a dive into the industry that provides nearly everyone's final rite of passage and came up with some interesting facts:<p><b>1. The funeral industry is a $16</b> …

El Chapo Sean Penn Under Investigation

The Mexican government is conducting an investigation targeting <b>Sean Penn</b> and a Mexican actress for secretly meeting with and interviewing drug lord <b>El</b> …

This Week In Celebrity Twitpics & Instagrams!

It's official!<p>This week on social media, <b>Justin Bieber</b> announced to the world that he is totally hooking up with model <b>Hailey Baldwin</b>!<p>In a series of …

Madonna to Sean Penn 'I Love You'

<b>Madonna</b> made it clear Saturday night ... she loved <b>Sean Penn</b> in the past and she feels the same way now.<p>Sean was hosting a fundraiser for Haiti in Bev …

Aziz Ansari

7 Apps to Help Integrate Tech With Self-Improvement Goals

Entrepreneur, Executive Coach, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Somewhere out there in cyberspace there are tech gurus -- a fancy word for nerds -- working to make our lives easier. They’re devising new, unimaginably brilliant gadgets, gizmos and apps that …

Apps

10 Self-Help Books for Personal Development

There is a famous quote by Lao Tzu that says, "When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." This drives what I feel is true about self-help and personal development. Many times we need to let go of who we have told are selves that we are stuck being, of the habits that cannot be changed, …

9 Ways to Quit Sugar for Good

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