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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

One of the most worrisome predictions about climate change may be coming true

Two years ago, former NASA climate scientist James Hansen and a number of colleagues laid out a dire scenario in which gigantic pulses of fresh water from melting glaciers could upend the circulation of the oceans, leading to a world of fast-rising seas and even superstorms.<p>Hansen’s scenario was …

Global Warming

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

This Is the Hands-Down Best Workout to Shed Those Extra Pounds

We don't have to look far for incentive to go to the gym. In addition to the mental health benefits of working out, it's rewarding to feel "in shape," even if weight loss isn't our goal. Of course, many people seek workouts that burn the most fat — and burning belly fat is a common objective. If …

Exercise

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

Creamy Vegetarian Miso Gravy Recipe

Creamy Vegetarian Miso Gravy Recipe. An easy vegetarian and vegan gravy recipe for your mashed potatoes or Thanksgiving dinner. This easy homemade …

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor - research has shown that knowing your sense of purpose adds up to 7 years of extra life expectancy.<p>But finding your purpose can be quite challenging since it can be an abstract and …

17 Fall Crock Pot Recipes That Are Easy & Totally On Point

When fall foods start to hit the grocery store shelves, my dinner game gets pretty imaginative. I mean, there's nothing more inspiring than a …

October Gluten Free & Paleo Freezer Meals

October’s freezer meals! These are all gluten free, and most of them are Paleo.<p>Every month (well, actually, I kinda slacked the last few months…but I …

Food

24 Egg Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

Recipes

15 Overnight Oats Recipes That Will Make Your Morning Routine a Breeze

"I have too much free time in the morning." -No One Ever<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between eating breakfast and remembering to put on deodorant.<p>From: Dr. Oz The Good Life

The Most Dangerous Mindset That Is Killing Your Success, and How to Silence It

Positive mindsets are not enough to achieve our goals. We must shed the negative mindsets that undermine our beliefs that we are capable of greatness.<p>Mindset is the single most important factor in stabilizing our challenges. I intentionally use the word "stabilize" because the truth is that life …

Self-improvement

Hurricane Matthew is even more terrifying when you see this photo that resembles a face

He noticed a face appearing within the tropical cyclone. It looks a bit like the creepy, grinning profile of a skull.<p>Even without the spooky visuals, Hurricane Matthew is pretty scary on its own. It's the first tropical storm to reach Category 5 since 2007, with sustained wind of 130 mph. It's also …

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

16 Easy And Delicious Breakfasts You Can Make In An Office Kitchen

If you work in an office, chances are your typical breakfast is whatever you can grab while inevitably running late. (If you work nine to five and prep a gourmet meal each morning, you can stop reading — we salute you.) Instead of a handful of Cheerios and a random apple, try one of these 16 easy …

Rethinking Child Discipline

In his new parenting book, the child psychologist Ross Greene outlines his environmentally focused method for remedying misbehavior.<p>Many adult assumptions and practices related to children take for granted that when kids misbehave, the reason is that they’re not sufficiently motivated to follow the …

Parenting

Hillary Clinton: Jimmy Kimmel discusses pickle jar conspiracy

Hillary Clinton passed the arduous test of opening a pickle jar on <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> to calm concerns about her health. But some remain unconvinced …

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

Feeling down? Got the blahs? This post provides 10 easy ways to feel happier in 30 seconds or less—and every technique is based on the best research …

They Work Like Magic: Top Daily Rituals To Get What You Want And Elevate Your Spirit

As a teacher of personal growth, I am often asked about my favorite daily practices to stay on track towards my intentions and in alignment with the person I want to be in the world. I love this question because the fact of the matter is that manifesting your desires and living each day with an …

24 Easy Ways to Empower Everyone Around You

Here are simple habits that will help create a culture of empowerment.<p>When our teams become empowered, they take ownership and their commitment to success increases. It allows us to tap into all of their resources and expertise which can lead us to achieving amazing results.<p>Empowered teams should …

25 Zucchini Recipes for Weight Loss

Confession: I'm a bit spoiled, thanks to the fact that my family owns a local farm in my hometown. Every summer, I get to take full advantage of the …

The right questions get others to convince themselves you’re right

It’s not quite a <b>trick</b>, but it sure <b>works:</b> Asking the <b>right questions</b>. Questions can be the <b>difference</b> between <b>stating</b> what you think someone should think …

Self-improvement

18 No-Churn Ice Creams to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

There’s no such thing as having too many ice cream recipes. Even in the dead of January, you can make some revolutionary winter ice creams or wine ice creams that will warm your soul. If you’ve been holding out on making your own homemade frozen desserts just because you don’t have a machine to …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

Financial Services

12 Tips for Developing Greater Psychological Health

In the 11th edition (2015) of Kaplan and Sadock’s text, <i>Synopsis of Psychiatry</i>, six qualities are considered “mature defenses,” or qualities of a …

18 Places That Will Pay to Publish Your Parenting Articles

Do you write about parenting through humor, how-to, essays or service pieces? If your writing is directed at the parents of babies, tots, tweens, …

Speeding Bird Caught by Traffic Camera

This blue tit cares not for the laws of man.<p>There is no escape from the surveillance society. Not even for the birds.<p>A CCTV camera monitoring traffic on the M1 motorway in the U.K. snapped this shot earlier in May, capturing a blue tit screaming by. Ecologist Paul Watts found the image and tweeted …

Into the Mind of a Psychopath

Robert Hare steps out of the sunlight and into a West Vancouver pub. “Let me see your eyes,” says the 82-year old, piercing me with a cautious gaze …

A UPenn psychologist says there's one trait more important to success than IQ or talent

By "learning," I mean that every week the piano teacher would visit my parents' apartment and guide me through a classical or jazz piece, listening patiently as I plunked out the tune as best I could and politely offering suggestions for improvement.<p>I hated those lessons. I was a terrible pianist, …