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PSA: Doughnuts Are Better For You Than Most Muffins

Store bought muffins are huge, and full of sugar and calories. That makes them a dessert, a treat, an indulgence - at which point you might as well …

15 Profound Tweets By Dalai Lama On Love, Happiness Compassion To Start Your Day With

The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, is the most important monk of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. The spiritual leader has traveled across the …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

16 Healthy + Creative Recipes to Eat Quinoa for Breakfast

With so many people in search of gluten-free brunch recipes and protein-packed breakfast recipes, it’s only natural that many of us look to quinoa to help us start the day out right. In fact, the protein-packed grain makes for a FANTASTIC breakfast ingredient. Shake up your morning routine with …

Free Online Classes for College Credit

It is possible to earn legitimate college credit by taking a free online class. The process isn’t always easy. But, if you’re willing to jump through …

Early Signs of Anxiety and Depression Could Be Detected in Children Straight From Birth

Although symptoms of anxiety and depression have the potential to materialize in kids as young as 2, a new study reveals that these early signs could be detected in newborns. Factors such as genetics, environment, and experiences all have an influence on a person's likelihood of exhibiting signs of …

Omeara | align

Designers align have worked with Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons on Omeara, an exciting new 350-capacity live music venue, bar and performance space in …

England

A psychology professor shares a 4-part system that will help you accomplish your goals

But it turns out that fantasizing about the future can actually drain energy away from putting your goals into practice.<p>"The more positively people think and daydream about the future, the less effort they put into realizing that future," Gabriele Oettingen, a professor of psychology at New York …

Psychology

5 Ways Mindfulness Helps You Confront the Fear of Death, as Proven By Science

In the West we tend to fear getting older, as though life is being extinguished before we pass away.<p>As Carl Jung, the psychiatrist turned …

The best London restaurant for 39 different cuisines

No matter what you're craving or where you're from, chances are you can find what you're looking for in the capital — and at a high standard.<p>We put together a ranking of the best restaurant to visit depending on what you're in the mood for, based on the top-rated restaurants in 39 different …

England

What your brain structure says about your personality

From toe length to handwriting and sleeping position, there have been countless studies linking various features with specific personality traits. …

Why Meditation is the Ultimate Tool for Success

You're reading Why Meditation is the Ultimate Tool for Success, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Meditation

15 tips every iPhone 7 owner should know

How To Use Brain Science To Be Your Best Self In 2017

Neuroscience offers some handy hacks to learn faster, focus better, and make smarter decisions this year.<p>Resolutions are often an exercise in wishful thinking. People rarely keep them, mostly because they’re vague about their goals and don’t have a plan for following through. But that isn’t the …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

Love Horoscope for Year 2017

<i>Tracy Allen’s love horoscope columns appear regularly online. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and has worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session.</i><p><b>ARIES</b><p>March 21–April 19<p>The …

Relationships

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Butt and Back

Fitness Tips for Your Backache - Your Butt and Your Back<p>Most people who have tight low back muscles - or pain in their low back that's due to muscle …

The Benefits of Lifting Weights for Women

Increasing and maintaining adequate muscle mass is one of the best ways to keep body fat at bay and to improve overall fitness, particularly as you …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

Happiness

Sence Mindfulness And Productivity Wearable Hits Kickstarter (video)

If you would like more insight into your body’s well-being and ongoing daily health, you might be interested in a new wearable device called the …

Wearable Tech

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ISPs

Wild Charger Juices Up Your iPhone While It Floats in Mid-Air

It's a gimmick, but a rad one.<p>Are you sick of charging with wires, and gravity? Well, the suffering could be coming to an end.<p>Either through some dark magic or cool tech (I'm pretty sure it's tech), you could soon be charging your phone while it levitates.<p>The OvRcharge device is currently gaining …