April Ware

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The Life Hack That Puts You To Sleep In 60 Seconds

Sleep aids such as earplugs, eye masks, sleeping pills, and white noise are all used to help you fall asleep soundly. However, these sleep aids can …

What We're Eating (and Drinking) This Weekend: Tacos, Dumplings, and so Much Rosé

Cooking

How Does Meditation Make You Smarter?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you don’t need to be told about the relaxing effects of meditation. The practitioners vouch for it; and those …

Meditation

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

Motivation

National Geographic Travel

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

7 Ways to Bounce Back from Life’s Inevitable Setbacks

<i>It’s your choice… To be positive and free or to be imprisoned by your own negativity. To live in the past or to be hopeful about the present.</i><p>Full …

Cultivate These 8 Habits to Achieve Peak Performance in Life and Business

Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To be successful requires much more than just your intelligence and talent. There are basic needs which have to be met to function at your peak. These basic needs are neglected by most, impairing their …

Happiness

The 7 best things to eat and drink after a workout

Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine— it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p><b>Whey</b><p><i>In Brief:</i> Fat-torching, energy-restoring …

Nutrition

Real Love is a Marathon

• shares<p><i>From new love to lasting love, relationships go through five phases.</i><p>—<p>—<br>RSVP to join weekly calls on Love, Sex & Relationships<br>—<br>My daughter-in-law …

Relationships

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

Adventure Travel

8 Destinations That Totally Own Spring

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far: Mother nature pulls out all the stops, …

8 Wedding Destinations That Are Positively Swoon-Worthy

Weddings are fun. But, destination weddings, with their built-in vacation status, are even better. As a bride, though, you want to make sure you’re …

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

European Travel

The Mindful Self-Express

Brain health is the foundation for healthy and successful living, learning, and loving. New research shows living healthier, and meditating can boost …

The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich

Many believe that poor people deserve to be poor because they're lazy. As Speaker John Boehner has said, the poor have a notion that "I really don't have to work. I don't really want to do this. I think I'd rather just sit around."<p>In reality, a large and growing share of the nation's poor work full …

Seven Signs Your Boss Is A Weak Manager

Dear Liz,<p>I’m a big fan of yours and a student of human behavior, like you! I am interested in your opinion on the question ‘What makes a strong leader?’ At my job, I see managers who are very on top of things and have everything under control, and others who seem to be flying by the seat of their …

Self-help

Does cardio burn fat? Are carbs bad? A closer look at fitness myths

When it comes to health advice, we’re drawn toward simple rules like “do this, not that” or “eat this, not that.” We have science and anecdotes to …

5 Stages Of The Path From Awakening To Enlightenment

I’ve found that the awakening process is very similar to the grieving process, in that we move through several stages on the way to acceptance and …

5 habits of vegetarians you should steal

More and more of my clients consider themselves to be “part-time” vegetarians. While they may not want to give up meat altogether, they enjoy plenty of meatless meals or take part in ongoing movements, like Meatless Mondays. Today is another formal campaign focused on leaving meat off your plate: …

Nutrition

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

Happiness