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Rewrite Your Life

Story Editing to Prevent a Downward Spiral<p><b>by Susan Gregory Thomas</b><p>My oldest daughter was usually quiet and exhausted on the hour-long ride home from …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

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We live in an age of premium access, where the best entertainment and secure digital privacy generally costs an arm and a leg. But necessity is the mother of invention, as they say, and new services are on the rise to allow the motivated web surfer to bypass geoblocks and pay-gate …

7 Ways To Learn a Foreign Language (Backed by Science)

I was raised bilingual and started learning a third language when I was about three years old, which means I am really fluent in three languages as …

The End of Aging? Soon It Might Be a Prescription Away

Since time immemorial, humans have tried to halt the aging process. Various avenues have been explored. The Elixir of Life was thought to be a …

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12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Yoga

12 Kettlebell Exercises for When You Want to Give the Dumbbells a Break

Swing that 'bell like a boss.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>There's more than one way to perfect your overhead press, solidify your squat or nail your single-arm row. Put the dumbbells aside—and reach for a kettlebell, instead. We asked ACE-certified personal trainer Alex Silver-Fagan to demo 12 moves that'll give …

The Truth About How To Get A Six Pack

For something that should be so simple – eat less, do some crunches, get some abs – attaining a washboard stomach is still seen as the holy grail of …

Workouts

The Humble Bean Is a Magical Weight Loss Food

Beans may be staples in other parts of the world, but here in America we eat just six pounds of beans per person per year, according to Sass, compared to 33 pounds of cheese and 74 pounds of red meat. Now could be the time to eat more: a study says...<p>We're closing in on beach season, and, while the …

Nutrition

Make A Fire Starter From A Lemon In 6 Easy Steps

If you frequently camp or spend time outdoors, you know how essential starting a fire can be. It's a source of light, warmth, and food. In an …

Portable

The 7 Stretches Everyone Should Be Able to Do

Most workouts involve a mix of strength and cardio. Maybe you do a dynamic warm-up, then a total-body workout or a quick HIIT routine, and <i>possibly</i> a …

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Start an at-home gym with these 9 pieces of equipment

Let's face it – we're all busy. Many of us are so busy that we unintentionally neglect our gym memberships simply because we're too exhausted after a …

Top 8 Best Weight Plate Exercises

Weight plates aren’t just for the barbell and today we’re looking at top 8 best exercises to do with them. The main benefit of using weight plates …

Workouts

50 Food & Recipe Infographics for Food Lovers

People don’t cook anymore, which is a shame. It’s a lost art, more so for certain generations than others (let’s not point fingers here) but to not …

11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

TED Talks

The Only Machines You Need To Bother With at the Gym

<i>By: Erin Kelly</i><p><i>Credit: Catalin Petolea/Shutterstock</i><p>Walking into your local gym or fitness studio can be intimidating. Most personal trainers look like they could crush you with their pinky toes, and the torture devices -- or as some people call them, exercise machines -- cast ominous shadows that …

What To Eat Before And After You Work Out

242<p>SHARES<p>In order to keep your body in pristine condition, you're required to refuel that tank as often as possible. Even if you feel like you just …

A Yoga Sequence to Strengthen the Core

<i>By: Jai Sugrim</i><p><i>Find and deepen your abdominal strength with this five-minute yoga sequence.</i><p>This beginner-friendly yoga sequence is all about strengthening the core muscles. Jai Sugrim, a yoga teacher based in New York City, instructs two students of varying levels in how to approach this sequence …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a study that would change our understanding of human behavior.<p>It all started when Langer asked her research assistants to cut in front of innocent people …

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

Workouts

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

15 Simple And Effective Motivational Ways To Reset Your Life And Reinvent Yourself

Busy works schedules, toxic relationships, bad habits — there are many things that make living a tough job. If that’s how you feel about life, here …

Master photography with Adobe's all-inclusive training bundle

Want to take your photography skills to the next level? A more expensive camera may result in a sharper quality curve for amateur shooters, but a core understanding of photography principles and refined image editing skills are what separates the best photographers from the rest of the pack. …

17 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With A Hot Glue Gun

Hot damn.

Crayons

This Photographer Uses Real Animals for Her Surreal Portraits

Katerina Plotnikova is a photographer based in Moscow, Russia, who creates beautiful dreamlike portraits of models getting up close and personal with …