Elizabeth Popovich

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I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

The 10 best travel bags for a weekend away

Who doesn't love a weekend away? With something to look forward to all week and experiencing new adventures that make Monday feel far off, a weekend away should be on everyone's calendar.<p>Whether you're going away for a few days or just a night, finding your perfect weekender bag makes all the …

Shopping

NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program Reaches New Heights

NASA's Balloon Program is preparing sensitive new instruments, including one designed to investigate the birth of our universe and another with …

Space

Can Buddhist Practices Help Us Overcome The Biological Pull Of Dissatisfaction?

Are human beings hard-wired to be perpetually dissatisfied? Author Robert Wright, who teaches about the interface of evolutionary biology and religion, thinks so.<p>Wright points out that evolution rewards people for seeking out pleasure rather than pain, which helps ensure that human beings are …

Meditation

Who Really Needs to Be Gluten-Free?

The gluten-free craze is unlikely to go away anytime soon. Many people say they feel better after adopting a diet free of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, even though relatively few gluten avoiders have been given diagnoses of celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that can attack …

Time to Get Toned! Tighten Up With These at-Home Workouts

Looking to get toned and tight for your big day but cringe at the thought of spending hours you might not have at the gym? No worries. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite and effective at-home workout videos, perfect for the busy bride-to-be.<p><b>Barre3</b><br>Barre workouts have been taking the nation by …

After relying on comfort food, woman loses 100 pounds by remembering 3 easy tips

When things felt difficult in her relationship, Patricia Wilson turned to food. Over time, the pizza, chips, mac and cheese and chocolate caused her to pack on 100 pounds.<p>After she ended the relationship, she realized being overweight also contributed to her unhappiness. She knew it was time to do …

Weight Loss

Why Drinking This Kind of Tea Could Help Shed Those Last Few Pounds

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Weight Loss<p>Weight-Loss Benefits of White Tea<p>Why Drinking This Kind of Tea Could Help Shed Those Last Few Pounds<p>Shares<p>The …

Nutritionists Reveal What to Eat at Every Meal to Lose Weight

When you set your mind to dropping a few pounds and see the proof when you step on the scale, it's a pretty amazing feeling. Make it happen by …

The 5 biggest obstacles to sticking with Whole30—and how to overcome them

Deciding to commit to the Whole30 diet for a month has some major benefits: Not only does it help you figure out what foods your body doesn’t exactly …

We have validating news about all those fruits and veggies in your freezer

While fresh produce always seems healthier than frozen fruit and vegetables, that might not actually be the case. According to a report from the …

Tone Your Lower Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once With 1 Exercise

Need a low-impact cardio move that works the abs and legs? We've got you covered with this awesome standing exercise, no equipment required.<p>Here's how to do a knee driver (sometimes called "smashing the coconut"):<p>Begin with your weight on your left foot and your hands together in front of you for …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

Perfect your plank: The move to banish back pain

Planks are God's gift to people with low back pain, but if you don't do them right they can actually hurt. Here's a better way.<p>Planks are God’s gift to people with low back pain, which is the third most expensive medical condition in the United States. More than $57 billion a year is spent on low …

Pain

Your workout might be the reason why you aren’t losing any weight

Endorphins are addictive. No question. But pounding the pavement repetitively to score them can have devastating long term consequences on your …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Aging baby boomers increasingly embrace marijuana, heavy alcohol use

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>I wrote earlier this week on how fewer teens are using drugs or alcohol than at any point in the past few decades.<p>Indeed, while anti-drug PSAs still encourage parents to talk to their teens about drugs before someone else does, two recent studies suggest there's …

Cannabis

​How Weed Is Helping Opioid Users Beat Addiction

A growing body of experts and patients say cannabis should be prescribed before painkillers.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE Canada</i><p>Derek Pedro has been in pain for his entire life.<p>Pedro, 44, suffers from migraines and a form of Ehlers–Danlos syndrome, which affects the collagen in his body, …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

<i>For</i> SELF, by Amy Marturana.<p>Another good reason to start getting more shut-eye.<p>The amount and quality of sleep you get any given night really sets the tone of the following day. When we’re well-rested, our minds and bodies just seem to work better. When we’re really tired, everything’s harder. We …

Immune System

In The Next 5 Billion Years, The Sun Will Expand 100 Times Over – Destroying All Life On Earth

A newly discovered star sheds light on how ours will evolve.<p>In the next five billion years, the sun will expand to one hundred times its current …

These 8 lifestyle changes will give you the lean body you always wanted

Are you completely happy with the way you lead your life? Content with the kind of fitness and food path you’ve chosen for yourself? If your answer …

Muscle

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3 Ways You Can Benefit from Your Chakras

sitting with eyes closedMost people have heard of the seven chakras (Sanskrit for “wheels”) and have perhaps read about their interpretations, which …

Spirituality

6 Insanely Popular Ways to Waste a Life

<i>What we truly need to do is often what we most feel like avoiding.</i>If we don’t go after what we want, we will never get it. If we don’t ask the right …

Time Management

Prince: autopsy under way after death of singer at Paisley Park

No details were released as medical examiner’s office said it could takes days to determine cause of death and weeks to receive results of toxicology test<p>A postmortem examination began on Fridayon the body of Prince, who died at his Paisley Park home aged 57, leaving behind him a gaping hole in …

Paisley Park

Prince was reportedly treated for a drug overdose days before his death

While Prince's publicist previously said that he made an emergency landing in his jet for a rush to the hospital because of a flu, TMZ's sources in Moline, Illinois, where he landed, say the musician was given a "'save shot' typically administered to counteract the effects of an opiate."<p>Doctors …

Bad week for German automakers: Huge costs, new probe

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — It's been a bad week for German automakers.<p>Volkswagen said Friday that a diesel emissions-cheating scandal would cost it an …

Automotive Industry