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5 Texts You Should Send to Your Partner Every Day

Researchers Lori Schade, Jonathan Sandberg, Roy Bean, Dean Busby, and Sarah Coyne found that texting between partners could either help or hurt a …

Relationships

High on Audio: I Tried to Relax With Binaural Beats

The Monroe Institute has been going since the 70s and claims its Hemi-Sync program can lead to "discovery of self through technology."<p>"Go to sleep if you wish."<p>The voice is dulcet and relaxing. "I'll call you when it's time to return," it says, before fading out to a reverberating sound like the …

Meditation

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by …

Renewable Energy

Three Strategies For Bringing More Kindness Into Your Life

<i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work; find out more here.</i><p>One of the best ways to increase our own happiness is to do things that make other …

Happiness

Exhaled Pounds: How Fat Leaves the Body

When you lose weight, where does it go? Turns out, most of it is exhaled.<p>In a new study, scientists explain the fate of fat in a human body, and …

Washing Dishes Is a Really Great Stress Reliever, Science Says

Washing dishes can significantly lower your stress level—if you do it mindfully, according to a new study.<p>In the study, researchers at Florida State …

Holistic Medicine

This Man's Comics About The Reality Of Depression Are So True

Each person with a mental illness experiences it differently -- and for Kristian <b>Nygård</b>, the only way he could make sense of his personal plight was to illustrate it.<p>The 38-year-old artist from Norway created a series of comics for his website to explain to others what it's like to experience …

Mental Health

Things That Happen When Your Boyfriend Is Your Bestfriend

Is your boyfriend your best friend? Check out 37 weird and funny things that you will be able to relate to if your boyfriend is your best friend.

20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decision-Making

We all make bad decisions sometimes, but have you ever wondered what mental obstacles can lead you astray? This infographic goes over 20 of the most …

Critical Thinking

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti depicted her …

Depression

Why You Want Your Sex Life to Be Like a Viagra Ad

No, we're not promoting erectile dysfunction. But we are encouraging you to choose a different goal or ideal for your sex life as a married couple. Less <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> and more Viagra or Cialis commercial.<p>Because that bizarre two-bathtubs-in-nature Cialis ad is actually a great visual example of …

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

Relationships

Triathlon Training, Gear, Nutrition, Photos, Race Results & Calendars

Brad Culp Lifestyle<p>Brad Culp News<p>Jay Dicharry Training<p>Susan Lacke Lifestyle<p>Sara McLarty Photos<p>Triathlete.com Photos<p>Triathlete.com Injury …

Stressed? This Breathing Technique Could Save Your Life

This may come as a shock, so brace yourself: You might be breathing the wrong way. Yes, that’s right — you may need to brush up on that thing you’ve been doing your whole life, 20,000 times a day. Many Americans breathe predominantly through their upper chests due to chronic stress, rather than …

Yoga

This Is What It Feels Like to Treat Depression with Magic Mushrooms

We spoke to a woman who's been trialling a psilocybin micro-dose treatment for a month, and the doctor who devised the method.<p>When Sue* greets me, she's all sparkly eyes and smiles. Beaming, she shakes my hand firmly and, as she sits, talks animatedly about her dash from the office to our meeting. …

Depression

8 Compassionate Ways To Support People With Anxiety

If someone you love suffers from anxiety, there are many ways you can support them without being over-intrusive. Support your loved ones in these …

4 Insecurities Your Boyfriend Would Never Tell You He Has

Many of us feel some measure of insecurity when dealing with life experiences. But when it comes to relationships, there are unique insecurities that …

Why Creating A Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life, I never considered myself a "morning person." I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7 a.m... but I …

Productivity

Why Stress From Your Childhood Is Hurting Your Health Today + How To Heal

We’ve long known that suffering physical or sexual abuse in childhood negatively affects mental health for life. But recently, researchers have …

Ain't Got Time for Meditation?

You know that thing that happens where you have an inkling that you need to bring something into your life because the universe starts beating it into your head by having it show up everywhere? That's what happened to me with meditation. It seemed that every book I read or podcast that I listened …

Meditation

The Issue That Could Be At The Root Of Your Anxiety & Depression

Recently, I spoke with a new patient of mine who was struggling with debilitating anxiety, depression, brain fog and fatigue. She's in her mid-30s …

85 Percent of What We Worry About Never Happens

Five hundred years ago, Michel de Montaigne said: "My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened." Now there's a study that proves it. This study looked into how many of our imagined calamities never materialize. In this study, subjects were asked to write down …

Self-help

How Tattoos Can Ease the Emotional Pain of Self-Harm Scars

Instead of covering scars up with long sleeves, some choose to reclaim their scars or repurpose them into tattoos.<p><b>Warning: This story contains images and discussion of self-injury.</b><p>"I didn't realize how much it meant to me until you started asking," said Cait, her voice quivering, as she told me …

Mental Health

Psychiatrist says: F–k happiness and f–k self-esteem

Say you’ve been to therapy, or bought a self-help book, or thought about doing either of those things. You may be wondering, “Why can’t I be happy?” …

The science of forgiveness: “When you don’t forgive you release all the chemicals of the stress response”

Researchers are studying how we can let go of our grievances and live a healthier life. Here’s how it works<p><b>The Burn Surgeon: How Anger Can Impede Healing</b><p>In 1978, Dr. Dabney Ewin, a surgeon specializing in burns, was on duty in a New Orleans emergency room when a man was brought in on a gurney. A …

Psychology
Mindfulness

Four Steps to Freedom from Negative Thinking

A number of years ago I created a free email-based program called “Daily Now Moments.” Every day people get an email into their inbox that is meant …

3 Cognitive Biases That Alter Your Thinking

“<i>Change your thoughts and you change your world.</i>”<br>~Norman Vincent Peale<p>There are far too many layers of cognition (thinking, knowing, remembering) to …

Colorado Cannabis Tours Takes Us For a Ride — and You're Invited

Chris Schutz heats things up at GlassCraft.<p>Photo by Lindsey Bartlett<p>GlassCraft is a supply store for glass blowers who make everything from pipes to …