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5 Exercises to Help Boost Creativity, Divergent Thinking

Where do our best ideas come from? As it turns out, science says there are a number of ways to help prime the brain for divergent thinking. If you've …

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

7 Simple Exercises That Show Results After One Workout

Get results on demand.<p>Shutterstock<p>Muscles aren't built in a day—but that doesn’t mean a solid workout can't give you instant definition. See, by performing certain moves—think, three to five sets of eight to 12 reps—you force a ton of blood into your muscles’ fast-twitch or power fibers. Long story …

8 Weight Loss Tips You Should Ignore

There is no shortage of weight loss advice on the internet.<p>Although some weight loss tips are good, others are useless or downright harmful.<p>Here are …

Photographer Chris Burkard's Favorite Places to Photograph

Chris Burkard has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In his own words, Burkard tells us about his favorite places to visit—and photograph.

Travel Photography

Why You Feel Either Trapped Or Abandoned In Relationships

Have you ever been in the type of relationship when one person moves forward while the other moves back? One partner desires closeness, while the …

Relationships

Beautiful Work of Yoga Perdana

Yoga Perdana is an illustrator and logo designer from Indonesia with a beautiful body of work. I found out about his work on Dribbble and was amazed …

The 5 Commandments of Personal Development

Are you drowning under the sea of information on personal development? You wonder what you should really focus on in order to get results?<p>It is while …

Motivation

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Our Legacy joins …

Lifestyle

4 Reasons to Stop Worrying About the Future

I was stressed and burned out always worrying about the future. With all the chaos at work, I just couldn’t figure out how to deal with uncertainty …

What It Feels Like To Be In Love When You Don’t Believe You Are Worth Loving

You will meet him when you are 25 and when your life doesn’t make sense and it will be after you’ve spent the better part of a month clawing yourself …

The 20 Things You Need To Let Go To Be Happy

Everyone has one common goal in life: to achieve true happiness. The biggest factor holding us back from achieving our dreams is, simply and sadly, …

15 Simple Ways to Live a Happy Life

"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence."<p>Aristotle said this more than 2,000 years ago. And it still holds true today. What is the true purpose of life, if not to live a happy life until we die?<p>Happiness is one of the most sought-after goals in …

Let Go of Control: How to Learn the Art of Surrender

<b>“You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I’ve noticed that things go much more smoothly when …

Do these exercises for two minutes a day and you’ll immediately feel happier, researchers say

To those who think of happiness as a “nice to have” luxury or something that comes after a lifetime of sacrifice of single-mindedly driving to achieve a goal, happiness researcher Shawn Achor, head of Goodthink and author of “The Happiness Advantage<i>,”</i> is on a mission to change minds, hearts and …

Happiness

​Why Breakfast Is Not the Most Important Meal of the Day

If you've read into health and fitness at all, you've probably been seen variations of "breakfast is the most important meal of the day," "eat …

Fill the hole in your heart

As we grow up and then move through adulthood, we all have normal needs for safety, fulfillment, and love.<p>For example, children need to feel secure, …

Teens

From Depression to Happiness: The 4 Steps That Helped to Change My Life

I always thought happy people were fakers.<p>Growing up with clinical depression and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), I never knew what it was like …

Mental Health

Drone Photos Take You Right Inside Bulgaria's Spooky Sunken Church

Meet haunting beauty at its finest.<p>These breathtaking drone photos capture St. Ivan Rilski, a partially-submerged church near Bulgaria's Zhrebchevo Dam. The church was part of a village that flooded to the point of disappearance when Bulgaria's communist regime built the dam nearby in 1965.<p>When …

10 of the world’s best natural wonders … that you’ve probably never heard of

From Europe’s deepest river canyon and caves that glow to a rainbow river and hills that look like chocolate, our picks prove that nature always does it better<p>Mendenhall ice caves, Alaska, US<p>Imagine standing in a natural glassy dome illuminated by eerie blue light … A visit to Mendenhall ice caves …

Nature

How To Live A Happy Life Alone

Loneliness is a feeling I know very well. I live in an apartment with no one but my dog, and I don’t get a whole lot of company because most of my …

How To Be Happy: 10 Things Happy People Don't Believe

So you want to be happy? Well, there’s only one thing standing in your way. You. Happiness is a choice that only happy people make. Here are the 10 …

Happiness

10 Things to Remember if You Care Too Much About What Others Think

Things to remember if you find yourself caring too much about what others think of you, plus tips on how to get over it.

These 20 Regrets From People On Their Deathbeds Will Change Your Life

<b>You’re going to die someday.</b><p>Perhaps the 5 most powerful words ever spoken to me. No matter how immortal we feel waltzing through life’s ups and …

Positive Thinking

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

National Parks

'Blue Zones' author: 9 secrets to live a long life

Author Dan Buettner says many people can have a longer, healthier life if they follow some of the habits and values observed among populations where the residents have long lives.<p>Living a long life is almost a given now in many parts of the USA, but is it long and healthy enough, author Dan …

Why Interval Training Is Best for Weight Management

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When it comes to shedding unwanted pounds and reworking your fat-to-muscle ratio, high intensity interval training (HIIT) combined with …

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

10-Minute Yoga Sequence for Meditation

<i>By Yoga Journal</i><p>Instructions: For a 10-minute practice, do 4 rounds of the following sequence (a round is the sequence practiced on both the right and left sides). In round 1, hold each pose for 30 seconds, or 5-6 breaths. In rounds 2 and 3, hold each pose for 10-12 seconds, or 2 breaths. And in …

How to Manage Depression | The Art of Manliness

Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.”<p>But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of …