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4 Popular Foods That Cause Obesity—and What to Eat Instead

While unhealthy, processed foods are never in short supply (especially in America), health blog Brain Diet has identified the four key offenders …

The Genius and the Laborer | Aaron Lake Smith

Audio brought to you by curio.io, a <i>Lapham’s Quarterly</i> partner<p><i>Let me tell you my life; it won’t take much of your time—you ought to know it.</i><i><br>I am a</i> …

Dr. Marc Siegel: The doctor's visit of the future (after ObamaCare is reformed)

It’s no secret that ObamaCare isn’t going very well and that at least a partial repeal may be looming under the Trump administration. So-called comprehensive insurance creates more problems than it solves — in my practice, a regulatory chokehold limits referrals and treatments — and doctors have …

Health Care

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Interactive: How global bonds are the bedrock of a diversified portfolio

Global diversification—the idea of spreading your risks and returns across domestic and international markets—is a basic principle of investing. But while many investors have signed on to the idea of diversifying their stocks, their bond portfolios are often highly concentrated in the U.S.1<p>What you …

Investing

Markets think Trump isn't bluffing, Fortis goes on sale, and why bruised dividend stocks will rise again

For all the attempts to write-off Donald Trump as a presidential candidate without conviction, markets have been taking him very seriously since he prevailed in the U.S. presidential election last week.<p>Rate-sensitive bank stocks have shot higher and utilities have sold off. But the bond market has …

How 'Psychobiotics' Use Gut Bacteria To Treat Mental Illness

Targeting the gut could create a new class of psychiatric treatments.<p>Researchers have long known that the bacteria living in your gut can “talk” to your brain. Gut microbes, which collectively make up what’s called the gut microbiome, can have a significant impact on mood and cognition ― leading …

Harvard scientists think they've pinpointed the physical source of consciousness

Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness — the awareness of one's existence. Despite advances in neuroscience, we still don't really know where it comes from, and how it arises.<p>But researchers think they might have finally figured out its physical origins, after …

Consciousness

These 4 Tiny Workout Tweaks Can Help You Override Your Weight-Gain Genes

You CAN defy your DNA.<p>The ability to run a faster mile...to drop weight without really trying...to sculpt ultra-defined muscles, quick. Are some people simply born to be fit? And if so, are the rest of us doomed?<p>Well, if you're active more days of the week than you're not, you're eating pretty …

Six Reasons Why Walking Is The Daily Brain Medicine We Really Need

Sometimes science jibes with ancient wisdom on simple but deceptively powerful things. Case in point: walking. A wealth of research bolsters the Zen of putting one foot in front of the other, with stronger science than any supplement marketer or brain trainer could hope for. Walking is potent mood …

The Brain

6 ways a man makes his wife feel ugly without actually saying a thing

Everyone wants their husband to think the world of them – of their character, of their actions, of their career, of how good a mom they are and of …

Relationships

'My Husband Is Needy And I'm Cold'

Reader Avoidant Annie writes,<p>My husband and I have been together 8 years this year, married 4 and we have a beautiful, amazing, 18 month old daughter.The problem that my husband and I have is us. I am not a very emotional person and when I do get hurt and tell the other person (in all of my …

How to Get an Orgasm: 15 Sex Tips Get You Over the Edge

If you're wondering how to get an orgasm, you're not alone. While movies make having orgasms seem so easy, like...oops! I just had one. Oops! There goes another one! But women know better. For most of us, having an orgasm requires concentration, trust, wine, lubrication, a vibrator, luck, some …

7 Ways To Save Your Sexless Marriage, According To Sex Therapists

For starters, stop stressing over having an orgasm.<p>In a sexual rut with your partner? Take heart -- it's natural for partners' sex drives to ebb and flow through the years and things can <i>definitely</i> improve in the bedroom.<p>Below, sex therapists share seven pieces of advice that have worked for real …

Understanding Others

Source: Alejandro J. de Parga/Shutterstock<p>Some of the defining memories of my childhood revolve around the phrase <i>tsaved tanem</i>. This cumbersome little …

How to write a thrilling crime novel

by Jake Kerridge<p>The accountant Abir Mukherjee – or, as he can be more properly described, the accountant and novelist Abir Mukherjee – is telling me …

Want to Win People's Trust? This TEDx Speaker Says Do This 1 Thing

Want to build trust faster with anyone you meet? You only need to do this.<p>I've met people from all walks of life. People on the top of the hill, to those at the bottom of the trenches. With unimaginable wealth to the poorest of poor. Some are out for themselves while others give back.<p>From my …

Relationships

The 3 Mistakes That Almost Killed My Marriage

Confessions from a (now) happily married man.<p><i>This article was written by Jeff Forte and provided by our partners at</i> YourTango<i>.</i><p>When I first met my wife, the chemistry and connection was off the charts.<p>Then, shortly after we got married, we began arguing more and more. At times, it seemed like we …

4 Ways Insecurity Hinders Personal Growth

Every person struggles with insecurities of some kind. If you’ve met a person who looks and acts confident, get them away from the cameras, and they …

Self-help

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

Michelle Obama

Psychic powers have long been the realm of fantasy and science fiction. But today, researchers are getting closer to developing technology-aided telepathy. Learn how the process works, and if you will someday be able to talk to your honey using only your

100,000 viewers recently tuned in to see Mark Zuckerberg and Jerry Seinfeld chew the fat on the first ever Q&A session on Facebook Live. At one …

The Brain

How To Distract Yourself from the Greatest Distraction in Life: Stress

You're reading How To Distract Yourself from the Greatest Distraction in Life: Stress, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self …

Mindfulness

How I killed my art practice — then brought it back to life

I started painting regularly a little over four years ago. My depression and anxiety disorders had spun out of control, and in addition to adjusting …

25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

9 annoying habits men notice about women

Let's face it; we all have things we dislike about the opposite sex. I dislike the fact that all my husband has to do to lose weight is go the gym …

Parenting