Alain Vermeulen

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Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

If it’s left untreated, anxiety can lead to depression, early death and suicide, yet the medication that is prescribed to treat anxiety doesn’t often …

Scientific Research

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In this extract from his new book, Johann Hari, who took antidepressants for 13 years, calls for a new approach<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American …

Depression

Tim Ferriss Says That Goal-Setting is Important, but Fear-Setting is Critical to Success

Tim Ferriss developed this exercise in fear-setting to help him make the hardest decisions of his life.<p>We know that Tim Ferriss is a New York Times best-selling author. We know that he's an extraordinarily successful entrepreneur, and an investor. What many don't know about Tim Ferriss is that he …

Goal Setting

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

The 5 Habits That Will Make You Happy, According to Science

So what’s going to make you happy? Let’s get more specific: what’s going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let’s focus on things that are simple and easy …

Happiness

You Have To Make This Invisible Apple Cake To Wow All Your Friends

It's MAGIC in a dessert.<p>Gâteau Invisible:<p>1 pound apples, such as fuji or pink lady<p>2 eggs<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup milk<p>1 tablespoons melted butter<p>¾ cup flour<p>Sliced almonds to taste<p>Butter Caramel Sauce:<p>½ cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>1. Preheat oven to 350˚F/170˚C.<p>2. Make gâteau invisible. Peel …

DIY Project: How to Make a Candle Heater

No matter whether you are concerned about the heightened risk of social collapse or want to be free of big oil, a candle heater can reduce cost and …

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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

Wood fired pizza oven plans | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>wood fired pizza oven plans</b>. Building an outdoor wood fired oven is a dream and a challenge for any one, as finding the right …

7 Traits of People Who are Great at Relationships - Quiet Corner

Relating to your partner, spouse or significant other can be challenging. Here’s what the people who make it work know that you may not.<p>By now, I …

DIY Toddler Activity Board | The Art of Manliness

When it came time for my wife and I to get our son Graham his first birthday present, we were having a hard time coming up with ideas. What he likes …

Woodworking

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

50 Cool DIY Projects That Can Make Your Home More Beautiful

Small DIY projects are a great way to pass the time and also do something useful or nice for your home. Even you’re not really into this sort of …

How to Be More Assertive, According to Research

You don’t want to fight. You don’t want to be hassled. You don’t want to disappoint them. It’s easier to just nod and give them what they want.<p>But …

Self-help

An executive coach explains how to learn in 2 days what normally takes 6 months

If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to do it,</i> so you don't  —  until either you have to or it's too late.<p>Can you relate?<p>Unfortunately, having a lack of …

You'll Have This Chocolate Pecan Macaroon Recipe Memorized After Making It Once

<i>Take 5 is a</i> PEOPLE Food <i>series with a mission: Get a star-worthy meal (or dessert or cocktail) on your table in either 5 minutes or using only 5</i> …

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Self-help

Psychology debunks the idea that we’d be happier if we lived somewhere else

Virtually every time I travel to a new place, I find myself fantasizing about starting over there. Mostly the feeling sneaks up on me, as it did this summer while I walked on a coastal trail above the Pacific Ocean in Victoria, Canada. Wandering past giddy children and guitar-strumming buskers and …

Happiness

Get Perfect Product Shots With An $8 IKEA Table

Caleb Pike is back with another DIY video, this time creating a super cheap product photography setup. It's clever, well thought out, and the results …

49 health 'facts' you've been told all your life that are totally wrong

Nope, nope, nope, and nope.<p>Who hasn't shared these and other amazing-sounding notions about about health and the human body, only to feel embarrassed later on — when you find out the information was inaccurate or flat-out wrong?<p>It's time to put an end to these alluring myths, misconceptions, and …

Wellness

25 Tips for Having Meaningful Relationships

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While technology has made it more convenient to keep in touch with the outside world, and even become re-acquainted with long-lost friends, it has also changed how we define relationships. Someone with 1,000 Facebook friends may think …

Transform Stress Into a Positive Thing with This Mind Trick

Stress causes you harm if you assume it will. But it can also be your best ally.<p>For decades, scientists and researchers have been telling us that stress is bad for us. Stress makes you sick. It changes your brain chemistry. It can and will eventually kill you.<p>The best thing we can do, we typically …

The Brain

8 simple science experiments you can do at home

But you don't have to be go through 8 years of school or work in a high-tech lab to do science.<p>There are plenty of experiments you can do at home. You might even have a few of the materials just lying around the house.<p>Here are a few easy ways for you to see science in action.

19 photos that show why Medellín, Colombia, was just named the best destination in South America

Medellín, Colombia, was just named the best destination in South America as part of this year's World Travel Awards.<p>Not long ago, Medellín was considered a dangerous place — it was better known for drug lord Pablo Escobar than for attracting tourists.<p>But thanks to an impressive …

28 things I learned about Europe after visiting all 28 EU countries

<b>Jonathan Thompson has spent the last four weeks driving around every single EU country. Here are the nuggets of wisdom he picked up along the way</b><p><b>1. Zagreb is home to Europe’s strangest museum.</b> Dedicated to the study of heartbreak, the Museum of Broken Relationships will make you laugh and cry in …

The Recipe to Treat Your Itchy Scalp!

Itchy scalp is annoying and embarrassing! But what causes it? There are a number of things that cause a dry, itchy scalp, such as fungal infections …