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Unconventional Ways to Think Positive Every Day

Many of us may have heard of the importance of positivity but few can really tell why it’s important.<p>Barbara Fredrickson, a university professor in …

9 times 'Planet Earth II' took 2016 by storm

LONDON — It's already been demonstrated on multiple occasions that awesome footage of nature combined with David Attenborough's dulcet tones is …

These are the telltale signs that your street is getting gentrified

Have you noticed fewer chicken shops down your road? Maybe they've been replaced by estate agents or trendy cafés? It can only mean one thing: the …

Live Music

10 words that don't mean what they used to: when meerkats were monkeys and bimbos were boys

Did you know that alcohol originally meant eyeshadow, clouds were rocks or that a moment once lasted precisely 90 seconds? Read on, girls and bimbos …<p>It’s by no means unusual for words to change their meaning over time. But thanks to the twists and turns of language – and the convoluted history of …

Language

15 Reasons Why Toddlers Are Such Angry Little People

Toddlers get a bad rap. Their lives are tumultuous and filled with people who just don’t understand that they need their sandwiches cut into perfect …

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

Narcissism

3 ways thinking like an athlete can decrease anxiety

It’s your big moment: You have an important presentation to make. You’re getting ready for a big date. You have a critical parenting decision to make. You need to be at your best, and you’re hoping your best abilities—and judgment—will be there. There’s nothing wrong with hoping to do well. But …

Billboard Music Awards 2016: Full list of winners, plus why Madonna picked the wrong song to honour Prince

Madonna picked the wrong Prince song<p>Let’s make a quick list of all the songs Madonna could have selected for her Prince tribute at the climax of the Billboard Music Awards: Kiss; 1999; Darling Nikki; Little Red Corvette.<p>Songs that displayed their shared sensibilities and showed that they were both …

Music

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

How to Manage Your Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors

The only things we can control in life are our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If we can manage those, we can achieve our goals and gain success in …

3 Easy Mindfulness Meditation Techniques to Practice at Home or at the Office

We've all had those moments where we're not sure whether to scream, run and hide or drop everything and get on the next plane to a faraway island. Whether work life, personal life or the delicate balance of the two is causing you stress, there are better ways to dealing with life's pressures than …

Benedict Cumberbatch Visited A Comic Book Store In His Full ‘Doctor Strange’ Costume

You’ve seen the <i>Doctor Strange</i> concept art, and you’ve probably seen the glimpses of Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor filming the upcoming movie in New York City. But you haven’t seen this, which proves that even adults dressed up as fantasy and comic book characters can make room in the …

20 Zig Ziglar Quotes that will Stimulate Success in Your Life

It's easy to get bogged down with negativity in your daily life, but sometimes hearing just the right words can instantly change your outlook on …

Motivation

How to Know if You're Actually Hungry | Wellness | US News

Food wasn't ever supposed to be this tricky. Just ask any crying newborn baby. <i>Yeah, she sounds hungry. She should eat.</i><p>But, for lots of reasons – from …

10 Simple Steps To Start A Meditation Practice (Even If You Can't Sit Still)

Meditating can seem intimidating: a lofty practice that’s only achieved by the most austere and dedicated. But in reality, it’s pretty simple to …