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You Deserve to Chill: How to Create Space to Heal and De-stress

<b>“She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne</b><p>Why do we stress ourselves out? Why is it that being productive and …

Why do Buddhists Meditate?

When one hears the word "Buddhism", one of the first things that pop up into people's heads is the idea of meditation. While Buddhism is much more than meditation and meditation isn't unique to Buddhism, meditation is something that holds very deep importance in Buddhist teachings. The Buddha …

Meditation

84 Questions To Ask On A First Date

Modern day dating is tricky. Perhaps, more of a challenge today than ever in history.<p>Why, with so many dating apps making it easier to meet people, has it become increasingly difficult?<p>I believe that because it has become so easy to find, talk to, and meet up with someone, there is little risk …

Relationships

This Medicine Ball Workout Will Work Your Butt Like Never Before

While a zero-equipment squats and lunges routine can be a great way to work your butt, a medicine ball workout adds in a seriously versatile piece of …

Workouts

7 Cereals That Are Legit Good for You, According to Nutritionists | Women's Health

Hmph. But here’s why cereal tends to get a terrible rep: A lot of cereals are low-fiber, low-protein, high in sugar, and calorie dense, says Alexandra Caspero, R.D., author of the vegetarian blog Delish Knowledge.<p>But if you can’t imagine life without your daily bowl, there’s hope, says Karen Ansel, …

How to Lose Upper Body Weight Fast

Carrying excess upper body weight, especially in the belly area, can be dangerous for your health. It's understandable to want to lose the weight …

Set Yourself Up For Weight-Loss Success: 20+ Ways to Meal Prep

Sunday is definitely not a day of rest in my house. It's the day I plan out meals for the week, hit the grocery store, and prep food ahead of time. …

Weight Loss

Pain doctors: Insurance companies won't cover the alternatives to opioids

Prescriptions for opioid painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, fentanyl, and morphine have skyrocketed— and, with them, the number of overdoses related to opioids.<p>The trend has been decades in the making.<p>Increases in painkiller prescriptions are linked to a "big push" in the early 1990s from …

Health Care

10 Qualities That People With High Emotional Intelligence Have

What is that one quality which makes some people more successful than others? Could it be simple intelligence? Maybe. However, that doesn’t seem to …

Here's What Happens When You Combine Croissants, Chocolate, And Cream Cheese

Bliss.<p>Servings: 10-12<p>2 (10 to 13 ounce) package mini croissants, chopped<p>2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>2 egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1 ½ cup milk<p>2 cups semisweet chocolate chips<p>1. Preheat oven to 450ºF/230ºC.<p>2. Open 2 (or 3, depending on the size of your baking pan) …

8 No-Excuse Methods For Losing Weight

8 No-Excuse Methods for Losing Weight<p>Here’s the thing, most of you know how to lose weight and lose body fat. You just choose not to do it. Whether …

Struggling with Tasks That You Don’t Want To Do? Try These 7 Tips.

How many times each day do you try to work yourself up to tackle some undesirable task? If you’re like me – several times.<p>For instance, I’ve been …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

List-Worthy

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

Motivation

How To Love Your Spouse, Even When You're Angry

"Tim, why can't you ever get home on time? You know I need your help with the kids, especially today, when they've been sick and I've been home with them all day."<p>From the other room, Tim rolls his eyes and thinks, <i>I can't even get into the door before she starts into me. Doesn't she realize how</i> …

Living Rooms

It’s Settled, This Is the Tastiest Trail Mix You’ll Ever Eat

Gorp or trail mix — whatever you call it, some variation of the nuts, fruits and oats mixture has been a mainstay in daypacks and thru-hiking packs …

The Complete Route Planning Guide: Out of the Ether

Thanks to the wealth of online information, applications and digital maps that are now at our disposal, we’ve entered a golden age of backcountry …

Avoid the crowds at these under-the-radar National Parks

The National Parks System is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the United States. Millions of visitors come from all over the world to …

National Parks

Turn Down the Bed, Turn Down the Lights

Home automation seems to be working its way to a computer-controlled future in which humans will be little more than an afterthought. Eventually they …

How To Rate Your Date—Before Getting Hooked

Though her official title is Life Strategist, Suzannah Galland is a bit more than that: Not only does she give clients specific and actionable …

Relationships

Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift

<b>Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift</b><p>You sit quietly in the dark room with your eyes closed. Your foot itches, so you scratch it, which reminds you that you need to buy new running shoes. Maybe you should go for a run after this? You catch yourself - stop the thoughts, repress them. You will your mind …

5 Things To Do Today to Make Your Life Better

You and I have spent the better part of our lives pursuing success, but we can't change this eternal truth: <b>The best things in life are (nearly) free.</b> Good health, time with loved ones, relaxing with our pets, and the simple comfort of a cup of coffee at the kitchen table on a quiet Saturday …

Happiness

A famous yoga teacher reveals some simple moves to help you sleep better

In fact, more than 25% of the US population doesn't get enough sleep, while 10% suffer from chronic insomnia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Insufficient sleep puts us at risk of heart disease, obesity, depression and other chronic diseases and conditions.<p>But as it …

Yoga

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

How to Travel the World First Class When You're Broke

A travel hacker explains how to turn $49 cash into a $500 hotel room and how to book an international flight for free.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>For most people, travel is about an escape or a change of scenery. For Ben Schlappig, travel is a game. Schlappig …

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