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7 myths about healthy food people still believe

Whether it’s conflicting studies or confusing labels, it’s becoming harder and harder to achieve a so-called “balanced” diet.<p>“Nutrition is constantly …

Nutrition

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

11 habits to break to be happier every day

Nobody is free of bad habits.<p>From junk food to cigars, from being late to constantly being on our phones, there are things we know we should give up.<p>Bad habits come at a cost — in health, in reputation, in money. But some are worse than others.<p>Here are 11 habits tha we pay for with reduced …

8 signs of success that have nothing to do with money or fame

You're told you must be driven to make it to the top.<p>The truth is, you don't have to do anything. Contentment provides happiness just as much as success does.<p>If you want to strive to be successful, I applaud that, but it's easy to be seduced by ambition if you're not careful.<p>If you're not careful …

You Can Train Your Mind to Be More Positive: Here's How

There's a big difference between the "doers" and "thinkers" of the world. Which one would you rather be?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When we talk about positivity, a lot of times that concept can be quickly written off as “pseudoscience” or “high-minded …

Self-improvement

Living Alone Is Actually Awesome (Even Science Agrees)

In his book <i>Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone</i>, sociologist Eric Klinenberg explains why people who live alone …

Neuroscience: The 1 Thing You Need to Achieve Any Goal (It's Not What You Think)

How can you get excited about a goal and continue to pursue it? The answer might not be what you expect.<p>We all struggle with maintaining motivation. How can you get excited about a goal and continue to pursue it? How do people convince themselves that the rewards outweigh the things they're giving …

Why it’s obvious that morality precedes religion

Our instinctive morality whispers that kindness to others is good in itself<p>At a beautiful church service recently I encountered again a Gospel parable that left me, again, torn between sympathy and doubt. You will recognise Matthew 25: 35-40, for its phrasing has entered the idiom: ‘I was hungry …

I know how alcohol can ruin your mental health. So why is it so rarely discussed? | Matthew Todd

Despite the links between drinking and mental health problems, therapists are reluctant to discuss it. My wake-up call came at a Daniel Radcliffe shoot<p>It’s amazing to see the British finally begin to talk about our feelings. But even as we mark this year’s Mental Health Awareness week, there’s …

9 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

Hotness is devilishly hard to generalize. A person's mood, cultural upbringing, and ability to get along with someone, for example, add up to radically different ideas about who's sexy and who's not.<p>That said, researchers <i>have</i> found some commonalities that seem to make people more attractive than …

What’s The Difference Between A Sociopath And A Psychopath?

Today, the terms “sociopath” and “psychopath” are used interchangeably — often as a nice way of avoiding “crazy” — yet in recent years the difference …

22 Optical Illusions That Prove Your Brain Sucks

What you think is reality is a lie. And we have the proof.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

11 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a difficult friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be …

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If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

7 Things Happy People Do Differently (That They Never Talk About)

Do you think that happiness arises because of luck and circumstance? Think again.<p>Happiness is a mindset and like most things in life, it takes effort …

10 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

Intelligence is more than just IQ. Unfortunately in school we thought that if we weren’t good at Maths or English then we weren’t considered …

Dopamine: The Secret to Staying Motivated in the Gym

Motivation is fickle. One week you’re amped up to crush your fitness goals, and the next week you’ve got every excuse in the book to avoid the gym. …

Dopamine

9 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

It’s no secret that we all want happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness …

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Five Ways Successful People Are Different From Everyone Else

What is it about successful people that makes them so good at hitting their goals and realizing their visions?<p>How you answer that question depends greatly on your state of mind at the moment you ask it.<p>When you feel beaten-up and bad about your own life and career situation, you might say “Most …

Success

15 ways to drown out the negative voice in your head that is keeping you from being successful

The prospect of making any of the above adjustments to your life is empowering — that is, until your mind starts to wander.<p>Any time you've thought about making a change or pursuing a passion, you've probably dwelled more on your present state than your potential.<p>Or once you got started, minor …

10 Daily Life Habits Of Happy and Successful People

What is success?<p>That small question has led to thousands of books being written, countless conversations and much soul searching. Is it measured by a …

The Mindset Shifts You Need to Meet Any Goal

Overcoming obstacles is a mental game. In the third week of The Goal Standard Challenge, our experts shared strategies that can change everything.<p>Congrats! You’ve completed The Goal Standard’s third week, the first Fight Stage. Things got tough this week. You might have struggled to stay …

One Simple and Natural Way To Help You Stay Energetic After A Night Of Insomnia

<b>Do a restaurant tour</b> – Pick an area with a bunch of restaurants. Start with cocktails and appetizers at a restaurant with a bar or lounge, head …

Happiness

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life

Kill the habit of complaining and watch your life change.<p>Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or …