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How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

Recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat, the Mediterranean diet is easy to follow with this 7-day meal plan.<p>The …

20 best vegetarian recipes: part 1

Vegetarian food and drink,Food & drink,Vegetarianism,Life and style,Indian food and drink,French food and drink<p>From Romy Gill’s chana dal to Jane Grigson’s ratatouille, great vegetarian dishes chosen by Observer Food Monthly

Peacock cupcake wedding cake exists to make you jealous

Weddings: the holy event that brings people together to celebrate love, family and buttercream frosting.<p>Finding the right wedding cake can be …

Weddings

Story of cities #29: Los Angeles and the 'great American streetcar scandal'

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. But with the involvement of automobile and oil companies, was this the work of a conspiracy?<p>The last train on the last line of greater Los Angeles’ …

Batman, Spider-Man Artists Pay Tribute to Prince

We had the unfortunate news this week that music sensation Prince passed away at age 57. Prince had a huge impact on the music scene and several comic book artists paid tribute in their own special way. Take a look at these amazing pieces of art. You can click on each artist's name to check out …

17 Agua Fresca Recipes for Your Next BBQ

No barbecue is complete without a cooler full of icy bevs nearby. But instead of filling said cooler with sodas and wine spritzers, why not switch it up and include some light, refreshing aguas frescas in the mix? These healthy fruit waters add serious flavor that all ages can enjoy, and will …

Stonefruit

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

Mark Twain

The Way You Store Your Food Is Ruining It

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have …

Where to Start If You Have More Than 50 Pounds To Lose

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

11 Delicious, Glorious Ways to Celebrate National Pizza Day

February is a great month because it contains a very important holiday that allows you to celebrate your one true love.<p>And no, you sap, we are not …

5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

The Best Breakfast For Weight Loss

<b>Question:</b> What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? —<i>Dylan Maehrlein</i><p>One word: Protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to helping you feel more full after your meal, the effects last …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

A map for everyone who didn't realize just how huge the Milky Way galaxy is

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Milky Way "formed from the inside out," according to Melissa Ness, a researcher who helped produce the largest growth map of …

How the Role of Chefs Is Changing, Evolving and Expanding

Anne's research focuses on the evolution of professional cooking and how the role of chefs in society has changed over the 21st century. As she explains, the way we think about chefs in popular culture today is drastically different from how we've seen them in the past -- and the implications for …

Dining Rooms

Pasta Sauce Recipes For People Who Cook Way Too Much Pasta

Dress up your pasta with something homemade.<p>Pasta is one of the easiest things to cook, so why not dress it up with a sauce of <i>your own</i>? That's right, we're talking homemade sauces, not the ones out of the jar.<p>With classics like vodka and alfredo, you'll be able to indulge in your favorite dishes, …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert too!<p>You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking …

Slow Cookers

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Ikea's incredibly futuristic table replaces your stove, your cookbook, and your brain

The table— yes, the humble table — is the future of the home.<p>That's according to Marcus Engman, Ikea's head of design.<p>"Personally, I do believe that the table is going to be extremely important for the future," Engman says. "That's going to be the masterpiece of the home. It used to be, hundreds of …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

Wasp's Venom Could Be A Powerful 'Weapon Against Cancer,' Study Shows

A toxin in Polybia paulista's sting reportedly kills tumor cells without harming healthy ones.<p>Toxic, but life-saving?<p>It seems like an oxymoron, but scientists say the venom of <i>Polybia paulista</i>, a wasp native to Brazil, fits that description.<p>According to a study published in the Biophysical Journal …

Cancer Cells

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

10 Urban Photographers Unveil the Secrets to Their Craft: Technique

Part 2 of the series.<p>As in other realms of art, it could be argued that there is no rightful technique to photography, as the creative approach to …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

My morning routine takes just over an hour. I can't stress enough to you the importance of a great morning routine, as it will set you up for a successful day  --  and life. I experimented with a few different things and figured out what worked for me. You should do the same.<p>For the majority of my …

Time Management