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Top 10 Posture Mistakes and 17 Tips to Get Better Posture

Growing up, many of our parents would demand that we sit up and stop slouching, for no other reason than it might make us look bad. But there are so many other elements to the importance of posture, elements that are affecting millions of us every day. From neck and back pain to blood flow and …

Ergonomics

10 calming apps to help you beat stress and feel more relaxed

Now that we've covered some helpful tips on how to deal with stress and become a happier freelancer, it's time to consider some great resources that …

Mum's amazing transformation from Buddha to beauty as she hula hooped herself thin

Posing for a photo beside a Buddha on a girls’ night out, Barbel Williamson felt as if she and the golden statue could be twins .<p>After years of …

Meet Kripa Krishnan, Google's queen of chaos

That's because a group of 10 Google engineers go around purposely breaking things at the company, under the most dire circumstances they can imagine, just to see what happens.<p>Through this process, the team makes sure that Google can keep itself running no matter what happens.<p>Sometimes this team …

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'Cinderella' remake offers some of that old Disney magic, reviews say

Following in the footsteps of the revisionist fantasy "Maleficent," Disney's new "Cinderella" movie has arrived — clad in glass slippers, of course — as the studio's latest live-action fairy tale.<p>But while "Maleficent" turned "Sleeping Beauty" on its head by telling the villainess' side of the …

Walt Disney Company

'Run All Night’ — another strong Neeson action thriller

This is probably sad, but somehow it doesn’t feel sad: The most consistently satisfying thing in the American cinema right now is the Liam Neeson action movie. With “Taken,” released in January 2009, the right formula met the right actor, and ever since, it has been a delight watching Neeson play …

Meditation

<b>Meditation</b><p>According to Buddhism, ‘Mind is the forerunner of all states’*. Everything we experience in life is through our mind.<p>Buddhist Meditation …

Meditation

Five loopholes to boost cash savings returns

Follow these unexpected and counter-intuitive tips to increase interest earned on deposits<p>This is a strange and horrible age for savers: the age in which banks simply don’t want your cash.<p>Even the Chancellor’s Isa reforms have proved to be a false dawn. Thanks to the higher annual allowance, banks …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

One of the coolest things about the Apple Watch may be a feature no one really talks about

It will be able to share your heartbeat, prompt you to stand up when you've been sitting all day, and, of course, show you the time in a bunch of different ways.<p>But, one of its most interesting capabilities is a somewhat minor one that's easily overlooked.<p>Apple's industrial design chief Jony Ive …

Smartwatches

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6 Things to Know About Groundhog Day

Weather forecasters once again ceded the stage Monday morning to a furrier expert: a groundhog named Phil.<p>That’s because Feb. 2 is the 129th official …

The Scientific Power of Meditation

Find out how meditation is the key to fighting disease, increasing empathy, and lowering your blood pressure.<p>Buy Now<p>Video<p>Tech & Science<p>Dance of 100 …

Daily Meditation: Wash Anxiety Away

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a guided meditation from "The Honest Guys" YouTube channel. What is causing …

Meditation

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

How to Reduce Cortisol Levels Naturally With Food & Light

Oh, relaxation, that elusive activity that is often talked about and rarely achieved in today’s world. We all know we have too much stress and need …

How 20 Minutes Of Meditation A Day Helped Me Deal With My Anxiety

Last week we discovered that mindfulness is more than just a buzzword.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Like most people with a brain and a pulse, my life can feel pretty stressful.<p>We may be lying to ourselves about how …

Mindful Living 101

<b>Infographic –</b> Mindfulness is the process of becoming an observer and practicing non-judgmental awareness of the present moment. Here’s a great …

How to be Happy - The Six Pillars of Happiness

Everyone on this planet wants to be happier, but not many people really know how to be happy on a daily basis. Happiness is an emotional state, but …

Happiness

9 Ways Stress Messes With Your Body

The side effects of stress might be scarier than whatever you're worried about.

How Exercise Changes Your Brain To Be Better At Basically Everything

Recent studies have revealed more complex and nuanced ways in which exercise activates and affects the brain.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>The brain is fundamentally a lazy piece of meat, according to neuroscientist …

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I feel calmer than ever

Three years ago I found myself lying face down on a sidewalk in the middle of a street fair. I managed to talk my wife into taking me home because I …

'Detoxing' has been debunked. Maybe it's time to debunk that

We live in an age when disagreeing with something too often means we declare it absolutely wrong<p>A few years ago, probably the most irritating thing about New Year’s Day was running into people who couldn’t resist telling you about their January detox plans: how they’d decided to spurn alcohol for a …

Superfoods