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‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Mindfulness

How to lose fat

Make no mistake: fat loss is an industry. The market is flooded with gimmicks and gadgets, programmes and diets – all of which claim to help you shed the blubber, and all of which stand to profit from your well-intentioned dedication.<p>As a result, the public's perceived wisdom on fat loss is not …

8 High-Protein Dinners Ready in 15 Minutes or Less

Most nights, I decide what to cook for dinner based on how long it's going to take me from start to finish. Sometimes I don't mind a leisurely hour …

Healthy Eating

100 of the healthiest foods, ranked by protein content

Chicken breast<p><b>Protein:</b> 54 grams per 6 ounces<p>“Skinless, white-meat chicken breast is the leanest animal protein. It barely has 3 grams of fat and …

Nutrition

9 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

If there's one thing I've learned from Pinterest, it's that you can make just about anything in a muffin tin. And it was a pretty amazing discovery …

Breakfast

Drink Wine on the Cheap at These 10 Places

There’s fine wine in this city, and it can be had without busting your budget. Thankfully, there are many places around town that want to make sure you have the chance to taste greatness with discount prices.<p>And, the 50 percent phenomenon isn’t restricted to California wines, classic wine bars, nor …

City Halls

How to build muscle: a complete guide to making a bigger, stronger you

As a personal trainer of some ten years now, I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of people transform their physiques from the classic ‘nine stone weakling’ to walking, talking mountains of muscle.<p>Unfortunately, I’ve also seen a lot of effort wasted in the pursuit of gaining muscle size. There are …

Listen up, guys: 14 foods that may help your sexual performance

It comes down to improving circulation, dudes – and a diet full of these foods can help.<p>There are plenty of reasons for enjoying a healthier diet, and just as many excuses for not. The problem comes down to the immediacy of benefits: Broccoli could add years to my life, sure, but this deep-fried …

Nutrition

10 Daily Life Habits Of Happy and Successful People

What is success?<p>That small question has led to thousands of books being written, countless conversations and much soul searching. Is it measured by a …

15 Quotes From Wayne Dyer That Will Inspire You to Seize Every Second of Your Life

Wayne W. Dyer was one of the most influential spiritual teachers to have ever graced this Earth.<p>Over the four decades of his career, he wrote more …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

65 Free Web Resources for Starting Your Own Business | Inc.com

Where starting a business is concerned, there never seem to be sufficient resources available, and that includes one of the most precious resources of all: information.<p>Here's a handy guide that was originally created by Ubuntu Company Services, a South African company registration and compliance …

Small Business

7 Crazy-Good Salad Recipes You'll Actually Want to Eat

Whether you made a resolution or ditched it all together, there's one universal aim we all have on our New Year's wish list, and that's to be …

72 Insanely Popular Dinners You Have To Try In 2017

Everything you need for a delicious year.

17 Slow Cooker Dinners to Make Your House Smell Amazing

There's nothing like walking in the door after a long day at work and being greeted by the delicious aroma of dinner. With the help of the slow …

Cooking

Our Top 16 Slow-Cooker Recipes of 2016

We really took on the slow cooker in 2016, publishing dozens of recipes and articles and equipment reviews. Here are our 16 most popular recipes, …

Cooking

A Zen Master Reveals The Truth About Meditation and Why Most People Get it Wrong

True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a certain state of mind …

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Finding stocks that are going to last a lifetime is almost impossible. Just take a look at the stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Index over the years. Most of the founding companies in that group either don't exist anymore, or have gone through several iterations to become entities that barely …

5 Fabulous Batch Cocktails to Make Ahead So You Can Actually Enjoy Your Holiday Party

Get the party started even before your guests arrive.<p>If we’re going to the trouble of throwing a big holiday bash, the last thing we want to do is …

5 Powerful Lower Body Strength Routines

<b>As I mentioned in the first installment – five effective and simple upper-body strength routines - there are many ways to resistance train.</b> As I …

9 ways to be more persuasive every day, backed by research

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas — in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe that's because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful?<p>But being persuasive …

Self-improvement
Donald Trump

During a mindfulness program developed at Google, I heard a key insight about meditation that makes it a lot less frustrating

It's on whenever I get jealous hearing someone talk about how their sitting practice has totally changed their life. <i>I could do that</i>, I think. And then I try sitting on my own for a few days and find it exhausting playing a 10-minute game of Whack-a-Mole with every thought and worry that pops up, …

Mindfulness

4 Ways to Keep a Work-Life Balance Even When You're Stressed

As a current startup CEO and former Microsoft exec, I frequently get asked how I maintain a healthy work-life balance.<p>The common definition of …

Work-life Balance

The Best 40-Minute Workout To Do At The Gym

As the saying goes, an hour-long workout is roughly four percent of your day, so use it wisely. However, once you factor in your commute to and from …

Exercise

4 Reasons Why I Still Wake Up at 4:22 A.M. | Inc.com

I love waking up when it's still dark out. I feel the most productive when I can get several things done before most of the world is even awake. Eighteen months ago, I wrote a post about why I do that, called "Why I Wake Up at 4:22 A.M.," and the response I received from readers all over the world …

Management

16 Hard Truths About Our Relationships No One Wants to Admit

We all long for authentic relationships, but, even in our overly connected lives, these relationships are hard to find.We meet people and socialize …

Relationships

This Reason is Why You Might Still Be Single All This While

As a nation of discontented love addicts, we can spend hours in compulsive fantasy (either imaginary or online) fixated on a dream lover. We fill our …