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Does Lush Sleepy Lotion Actually Help You Sleep?

I sleep like the dead. I sleep through earthquakes, construction outside our bedroom, my husband taking a shower and getting ready for work. It's my superpower. My husband, however, wakes at the slightest noise and regularly wakes every few hours throughout the night and early morning hours. Yes, …

Sleep

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Being on Antidepressants

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Real Life<p>by Kat de Naoum | 06 12 2015<p>Take them and be happy, right? Wrong.<p>There are so many misconceptions about being on antidepressants …

How to Be Happy When You're Skeptical of Everything

Journalist and author Oliver Burkeman talks about how self-help can be useful and offers some solutions to the cult of productivity.<p>Oliver Burkeman admits that he got into writing about psychology and mental well-being for <i>The Guardian</i>—with the regular (and not at all ambitiously-titled) column …

Here's how to beat anxiety without medication, according to a new scientific study

Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, …

Mental Health

I tried 6 natural sleep supplements for my insomnia—here’s what worked for me

We’ve been told over and over again that a healthy night’s sleep is the key to being your best self. (That’s to say clear-headed, anxiety-free, and …

Sleep

Here are the top 10 reasons I don't believe in God

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless<i>by Greta Christina. The book is available</i> …

Faith

2018 NCAA tournament bracket cheat sheet: Everything you need to win

This is the year.<p>You're going to get more than one Final Four pick correct. You're going to have the inside knowledge you need to predict a few of …

How to Drink Mindfully

A few years ago, I noticed a trend among the people I socialize with. Instead of suggesting we meet for coffee, it was, “Let’s get drinks!” Maybe …

These Top-Rated Socks on Amazon Are Sure To Keep You Warm

This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more articles like this, visit realsimple.com.<p>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. …

5 Personal Finance Books to Read This Year

Already stalling on that New Year's resolution to fix your finances? We'll help you jumpstart that commitment.<p>We asked NerdWallet’s money experts …

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year

Blogs your checking account will approve of.<p>Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're …

20 Financial Facts You Should Know by Age 35

You’ve heard numerous financial terms by the time you are in your 30s. But how many of them have stuck, and which ones are relevant to you? Here are …

Credit Cards

Vanguard's Total World Stock ETF, Short-Term Corporate Bond ETF Are All Investors Need for Retirement: Kiplinger | Investopedia

When it comes to retirement savings, diversification is the key to riding out the volatility in the markets, but that doesn't mean you need to own a …

The 11 Best Vegan Restaurants in Chicago

For the ethical foodie in everyone.<p>July 24, 2017<p>I might be biased because I go to school near the Windy City, but Chicago is one of the best foodie …

8 Ways to Heal Low Stomach Acid Naturally

According to the author of Dr. Jonathan Wright, author of Why Stomach Acid is Good For You, <b>more that 90% of Americans have inadequate levels of</b> …

Wellness

How to boost your gut health (no probiotics necessary)

Conventional wisdom says that if you’re dealing with a touchy gut, you should just start taking probiotics and eating more yogurt and sauerkraut. But …

Facebook and Twitter 'harm young people's mental health'

Poll of 14- to 24-year-olds shows Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter increased feelings of inadequacy and anxiety<p>Four of the five most popular forms of social media harm young people’s mental health, with Instagram the most damaging, according to research by two health …

Mental Health

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

6 Whole30-Friendly Breakfasts That Aren't Eggs

Kale, Sausage, and Pepper Skillet<p>Primal Gourmet<p>This recipe from <b>Primal Gourmet</b> is a super-easy way to eat more green vegetables. Have leftovers? Eat them for dinner or breakfast the next morning with sweet potato chunks for a hearty, filling hash. (You can also try these 7 Whole30-friendly slow …

Breakfast

12 Healthy Salad Recipes That Are 100% Better With Chicken

Grilled, shredded, cubed — any way you make it, your salad's bound to benefit from this versatile (and delicious) protein. We've rounded up the best kale-, quinoa-, cabbage-, and romaine-based recipes so you can get your greens on every day of the week without ever getting bored. Enjoy!

Recipes

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become …

Is the Paleo Diet for You?

The paleo diet, which you might’ve heard about from your CrossFitter friend or a disciple of barefoot running, has a shaky reputation. While its …

Paleo Diet

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

If in 2017, you've vowed to find a new job, get a promotion, be a better boss, or simply enjoy work more, Business Insider has got your back.<p>Over the …

Generosity - Why Do We Westerners Find It So Painful?

So here we all are, spending money on unnecessary things for people who don't need them, while half the planet starves or gets bombed. Does this …

100 Books Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

One of the earliest articles we published on the Art of Manliness was “100 Must-Read Books for Men.” The piece was a result of a collaboration …

Someone created a recipe for a weed margarita because the internet loves us

There comes a moment in adult life when the need for R&R arises, but finances, work or other obligations may not align with an island escape. In that …

Tequila