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How to Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy or Heartache — 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

The Best-Kept Home Mortgage Loan Secret

There are a number of government and quasi-government agencies guaranteeing home loans to make borrowing easier with lower down payments. We all know about Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the FHA, Federal Housing Administration. The vast majority of home loans are guaranteed through these three …

Watch: How to Make the Ultimate Pecan Pie for Thanksgiving

We've partnered with the mad food scientists at ChefSteps to bring their hyper-inventive cooking videos to F&W readers.<p>When it comes to building …

3 Healthy Alternatives To Mashed Potatoes

Who doesn't love mashed potatoes? They're creamy, buttery, and oh-so-delicious. They're also usually loaded with milk, butter, and cheese. The result? One big calorie bomb. If you're looking to lighten up this classic comfort food in time for Turkey Day, we've got you covered. Introducing three …

What Happens to the Brain When You Meditate

Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this practice. It always seemed so vague and …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

21 Facts You Didn't Know You Needed To Hear

Here are some things you don't hear every day...<p>By rough approximation, there are 1049 to 1050 atoms that make up Earth. To figure out how many combinations can be made from 52 cards, you simply have to multiply 52x51x50x49...etc. That means there are on the order of 1067 ways to shuffle a deck of …

Ice Age

The Hamstring Smash | Men's Health

But you won’t loosen up your backside with a few seconds of stagnant stretching before your workout. You need to really dig into the restricted area in order to lengthen the muscles and break up scar tissue, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>His recommendation: two to five minutes of …

How to Heel-Toe Double Clutch Downshift

In an age where modern sports cars have paddle shift transmissions and computers that measure engine speed every millisecond, the art of rev matching …

Why You Should Calibrate Your HDTV

For those easily satisfied, you’re probably a-okay with your high-def TV. After all, it sure looks a heck of a lot better than the standard-def tube …

30 Surefire Ways to Lose Your Gut for Good

Shutterstock<p>Midmorning<p><b>8. Eat oatmeal.</b> Let's assume it has been a couple of hours since breakfast. Time to eat again, as burning maximum fat requires …

Nutrition

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Cooking

Get Smarter with the 5 Best Brain Boosting Supplements

If you are looking for supplements to help improve your memory, mental clarity, focus and concentration, and to combat the hazards of age-related …

Wellness

30 Best Men's Cologne Of All Time

It’s men’s cologne time, baby. Now that we’re well into the year, we’re due for another round-up of the best scents for men. This year’s selection …

20 Ways To Get In On The Cauliflower Trend

It's time to get with cauliflower.<p>As soon as the world figured out that cauliflower can make a fairly adequate replacement for gluten-laden pizza dough, all hell broke loose. Cauliflower is enjoying a renaissance these days.<p>And pizza isn't the only thing cauliflower can stand in for. Rice, tater …

Healthy Eating

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It’s because the writer spent his …

The Seven Types of Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

<b>Last Updated December, 2017.</b><p>Long a product of the highest craftsmanship and design — from wizened men in Turkey to cobblers in Western New York — …

The beginner’s guide to meditation

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. Until the next minute when you see everything you’re trying to forget about for a minute flooding your mind’s eye—Mail that check! Pick up more tampons! …

Meditation

I Asked 12 Scientists: What Is The One Fact Humanity Needs To Know?

"If civilisation was destroyed, what scientific information would you pass on to the survivors?"<p>Richard Feynman, the physicist, was once asked: "If, in some cataclysm, all of scientific knowledge were to be destroyed, and only one sentence passed on to the next generation of creatures, what …

World Health Organization

10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? Inc.com compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.<p><i>This post originally appeared at Inc.com. To read more, check out:</i><p><i>The Best Industries to Start and Grow a Business in 2011</i><p><i>
Jason Fried: Why I Run a Flat Company</i>

Entrepreneurship

The Superinvestors Of Graham-and-Doddsville

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

To Thrive You Need to Wake Up to These 5 Hard Truths

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship isn’t an easy journey, and we’re in uncertain times for sure. With overwhelming complexity, insurmountable change and big competition, it’s became more important than ever to be strategic and intentional.<p>I want to share a …

The oil guide: which to use for frying, drizzling and roasting

Thought you knew which oil to drizzle over your salad and which to roast your potatoes with? Think again.<p>Scientists have discovered that heating up vegetable oils leads to the release of high concentrations of chemicals called aldehydes, <b>which have been linked to illnesses including cancer, heart</b> …

Extracted

17 things keeping you from getting rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

In addition to boiling down the "secret" to building wealth in 13 principles, he revealed 30 "major causes of failure" that hold many of us back from getting rich.<p>Here are 17 that are still relevant today.