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10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Meditation

The Voice Inside Your Head

When did the voice inside your head start talking? I became aware of mine at about the age of 15. Up till that point, I had been a very happy and …

Mindfulness

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

Ericsson

18 Things You Need To Give Up To Become A High-Achieving Person

A secret about success is that it is just as much about what you give up as what you gain.<p>Are you willing to give up late nights out for late nights in working? Are you willing to turn a deaf ear to blind criticisms? Are you willing to listen to helpful ones? Are you going to be able to give up the …

Self-help

Retinol vs. Retinoids: When to Use Each and Why

If ever there were a hero ingredient in our skincare routines, it would be retinol. The buzzy ingredient is clinically proven to treat both acne and …

What is the average weight for women?

Knowing if your weight is within a healthy range can be beneficial. This is particularly so in the United States, where obesity is a significant …

Diabetes

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Gorgeous Brown Hairstyles with Blonde Highlights

Add some flair to that brown hair!<p>A Southern woman’s hair is the crown she never takes off; and any lady worth her salt doesn’t settle for a dull, …

Hairstyling

53 Amazon Products With The Highest Ratings That You Never Knew Existed

Amazon

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Why Mindfulness Meditation Is The Most Important (and Undervalued) Self-Development Practice

Meditation is always the first thing to go.<p>The busier you are, the easier it becomes to sacrifice your values.<p>If you aren't careful, you'll blink and wake up living the life you never wanted--a life filled with regret, mediocrity, and complacency.<p>You'll lay awake late at night contemplating all of …

Meditation

Top 20 Foods with Electrolytes for Diarrhea Relief and More

Electrolytes are essential minerals that are necessary for proper cellular function in the human body. We should include foods with electrolytes in …

Multiple sclerosis: 'Guardian molecule' may lead to new treatment

By studying interactions between testosterone and the immune system in male mice, scientists from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, have …

Medical Research

Scalp Exfoliation Is the Crucial Step Your Hair-Care Routine Is Missing

When Utah hairdresser Christina Kreitel shared an Instagram video of one of her standard salon services—a scalp exfoliation—she was not expecting it …

Hair Care

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Procrastination

Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness | Inc.com

Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also intelligent, wealthy, and--you guessed it--unhappy.<p>He's …

Happiness

5 Powerful Mantras to Help You Quiet Anxiety, Beat Self-Doubt, Manage Stress, and More

Use these simple slogans to rewire your thoughts, and feel calmer and more confident every day.<p>What if you could stop worrying (or feel more …

Self-help

6 foods that marketers want you to think are healthy

Y ou probably already know that real food is healthier than processed food. But sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s real because of the way foods are marketed. Once-healthy items such as vegetables, beans and nuts can become processed foods. Even if they start out as something good, what matters …

Nutrition

How A Common Nutrient Is Improving Gut Health

A recent study released from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has shown a strong correlation between tryptophan and gut health. …

Wellness

11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain for Good

Going through daily life with back pain is a serious downer. When a heavy squat snatch triggered something in my lower back during the CrossFit Open …

Workouts

A bodybuilder with a rare disorder died on a high-protein diet — here's how much you should have in a day

Australian bodybuilder Meegan Hefford died this summer because of complications resulting from her high-protein diet and a rare genetic condition, the Australian news website Perth Now reported.<p>Hefford was found unconscious in her apartment in June. She was rushed to the hospital, where doctors …

Nutrition

Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things | Inc.com

We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier at work, about simple daily habits of exceptionally happy …

Happiness

Marijuana 'may be worse than cigarettes for cardiovascular health'

People who use marijuana may be three times more likely to die from high blood pressure than non-users of the drug, a new study finds.<p>The researchers …