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9 veggie burgers that don't taste like absolute trash

Though it can be a challenge to give up meat in favor of a veggie-based lifestyle, your tastebuds don't have to suffer in the process. When those …

Treatment-Resistant Depression

If you've been treated for depression but your symptoms haven't improved, you may have treatment-resistant depression. Taking an antidepressant or …

Psychotherapy

5 Women Reveal The Funniest Messages From Dates About Why They Haven’t Texted

Waiting for a text back from someone you've just started seeing is definitely on the top 10 list of worst things ever. It falls somewhere between the …

Relationships

8 Exciting Things I Learned From Launching an Amazon Bestseller

…It’s Easier To Do Than You Might ThinkHey Medium! I spent the summer publishing my book. What have you been up to?I’ve had a lot of people reach out …

Writing

I tried 3 different psycho-spiritual personality tests—here’s what I learned

After 25 years on the planet, I thought I knew myself pretty well. But when an invite to a “self-discovery retreat” landed in my inbox, I raised an …

Myers-Briggs

Exactly How to Sleep If You Have Lower Back Pain

These two positions can improve your aches so you can crush your next ride<p>Heading out to ride early every morning is hard enough without having to deal with nightly back pain. It’s as puzzling as it is frustrating: If sleep is supposed to be rejuvinating, why do you wake up so stiff all the time? …

Sleep

Brain area responsible for pessimism found

Neuroscientists have now found the brain area responsible for pessimism. The new research suggests that both anxiety and depression are caused by an …

Neuroscience

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What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

26 Favorite Kale Recipes

Popular varieties of kale<p><b>Curly.</b> The standard grocery market kale, with springy, ruffled leaves and a robust flavor.<p><b>Red Russian.</b> An heirloom variety …

Healthy Eating

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?<p>Psychedelics—a class of drug that acts on a serotonin receptors in the brain, causing hallucinations—have been steadily gaining attention in the research community over the past ten years for their potential to treat a host of …

Microbiology

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

Before You Buy CBD Oil Online, Ask These Questions

Don’t judge a brand by its chic, well-designed label.<p>Being a vocal advocate for all things weed, I get a steady stream of messages from friends and family members sharing <i>the thing</i> that will deliver us, and our dogs, from stress, pain and anxiety.<p><i>The thing</i> they’re talking about is CBD.<p>For those …

Cannabis

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

This is One Of The Best Eyelash Growth Serums On The Market — And It's Under $10

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Makeup

‘Just do it!’ Finding motivation at your lowest point

Whether it’s achieving a target at work, losing a certain amount of weight, or saving money for your dream purchase; finding motivation can be …

Motivation

Top 10 Amazing High-Protein Super Fruits You Should Eat To Lose Belly Fat

Do think that loosing weight is easy, and miracles are not done in over night it is fact that healthy and nutritious food will definitely helps you …

Nutrition

3 Hard Questions You Need to Start Asking Yourself on Hard Days

A couple thousand years ago in ancient Greece, the great philosopher Socrates was strolling contemplatively around a community garden when a neighbor …

Socrates

6 Ways to Help Someone Who Lost a Loved One to Suicide

Grief is never easy, but grief in the wake of suicide can be particularly complicated, says Mara Pheister, MD, an associate professor in psychiatry …

Mental Health

7 Simple Ways to Be More Creative in 2018

Being creative isn’t easy, even for artists. At times, the ability to summon creativity can feel daunting, while other times, the ability to come up …

Creativity

Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation

What do the Dalai Lama and a bass-music fanatic getting low at 3am at Burning Man have in common?<p>A surprising amount, actually.<p>From mood enhancement and relaxation to full-blown oneness with the cosmos, music has the ability to powerfully shift our state of mind. Meditation is not that different. …

Meditation

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Success

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

Fermented foods: Why they’re amazing for your health

<i>By Carrie Murphy for Blisstree.com</i><p>If you’re at all interested in health or nutrition, you’ve probably heard people raving about the benefits of …

Wellness

Avoid these foods due to outbreaks and recalls

<b>(CNN) —</b> At least six multistate foodborne illness outbreaks are going on now, according to federal health officials, prompting recalls aimed at preventing further problems.<p>There are also a number of food recalls due to potential illness, although no known illnesses have been reported, according to …

Environmental Health

Depression, anxiety, OCD - running helped us beat them

<b>When documentary photographer Martin Eberlen was diagnosed with ADHD in his early 30s, he turned to running to help manage his condition.</b><p>Martin, pictured below, describes being in a "long-term relationship with running".<p>"Running helps me control my thoughts, it slows me down, and gives me the …

Mental Health

Science Says There's One Way to Know if Someone Is Truly Trustworthy

Choose carefully.<p>When it comes to predicting who is most likely to act in a trustworthy manner, one of the most important factors is the anticipation …

Psychology

10 Unusual Signs of a Personality Disorder | The Exhausted Woman

Throughout their lifetime a person is likely to encounter several people within their family, relationships, friendships, and work environments that …

Psychology

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

7 Supplements to Take When Your Stress Levels Are Sky-High

When those intense "Do I have an ulcer?" moments of stress kick in, it'd be nice to have a little outside help to get back to a state of zen (or at …

Wellness