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How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

A Dream to Pursue

On Nov. 19, 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address. It is one the most remarkable, if not the most remarkable, speeches in American history.<p>A local newspaper focusing on the length of the speech said Lincoln "could hardly have said less." In truth, one would be hard pressed …

Gettysburg

Will 20 Minutes Of Exercise Make Us Happier And More Productive?

Research says exercise improves our memories and mood, but if we make time for the treadmill every day will we really be more productive?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>We know that exercise is good for us.<p>But when …

Time Management

The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

10 Quotes About Failure That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear of failure is one of the main factors stopping people getting what they want. We can be so scared of failure that we don’t even bother trying! …

Motivation

The Secret to Telling if Your Life is on Track

Sir Ray Avery, entrepreneur and author of Rebel With A Cause, says it’s as easy as counting your days.<p><i>“When you’re born, you’re born with 30,000</i> …

Steve Jobs

Luxury, Comfort And Spectacular Mountain Views At The Sherwood Chalet

The Swiss Alps are a prime location for extraordinary holidays during winter. The stunning views alone are enough to make you want to come here but …

Interior Design

The Surprising Thing You Should Learn to Raise Your IQ

Did you know there’s one ability you can learn to improve several skills in one go. Language learning, analysis, listening, memory, vocabulary—all …

The Brain

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique<p>Pilates doesn’t just tone your muscles. If you do the right moves, it’s also a great way to burn calories. Ready to start sweating? Try these nine amazing exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>.<p><i>Adapted from</i> The Women’s Health Big Book of …

The Torch-and-Tone 14-Exercise Circuit

Exercise 1 Burpees with Spiderman Pushups<p>Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart. Place your hands on the floor <b>(A)</b>, and quickly kick your legs straight out behind you <b>(B)</b>. Lower yourself into a pushup, at the same time bringing your right knee towards your right shoulder <b>(C)</b>, then, during …

Workouts

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

BEFORE & AFTER: Nate Berkus Transforms A 90-Square-Foot Nursery

The designer and dad-to-be takes on a cramped guest room, turning it into a dream nursery that's poised to grow with baby<p>The designer and dad-to-be takes on a cramped guest room, turning it into a dream nursery that's poised to grow with baby

Home Decorating

9 Charming NYC Home Design Ideas

Be it style, fashion or interior design, the city of New York has always had an aura of its own. Arguably the most popular among all the major cities …

How to Have a Successful Career

There isn’t one, and the definition of “successful” can be pretty personal. When you get to a level that most people would consider “success,” you …

Self-improvement

10 Things No One Ever Tells You About Shampoo

This stuff should really be on the bottle.<p><i>By Molly Carroll for Beauty High</i><p>There are plenty of myths and theories about lathering up your locks—but now it's time to set the record straight. These ten little-known facts about shampooing will leave your hair bouncier and softer than ever before.<p><b>1.</b> …

Hair Care

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

How Politics Breaks Our Brains, and How We Can Put Them Back Together

I’m ly­ing in the met­al coffin of an MRI ma­chine, listen­ing to what sounds like jack­ham­mers and smelling my own breath go stale. My head is …

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your 20s Professionally

<i>This article originally appeared on Levo.com.</i><p>We’ve been called pre­adults, emerging adults, millennials, the lost decade. We’re told our 20s are the …

Self-improvement