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Forget counting calories, fat and sugar – taking care of your gut is what matters

Ditching restrictive dieting and calorie-counting is the key to maintaining a healthy weight according to a leading scientist determined to change …

Why Do I Procrastinate And How To Stop Immediately

6Shares<p>ShareEmailComments<p>From time-to-time, we all procrastinate. It’s perfectly normal to put off a task occasionally when you are not looking …

How One Man’s Swim In Antarctic Waters Convinced The Russians To Save The Whales

British polar swimmer Lewis Pugh won over Russia to help secure a huge new marine reserve off the coast of Antarctica.<p>After four years of failed votes, more than two dozen countries have unanimously agreed to create a marine wildlife sanctuary in Antarctica’s Ross Sea, home to hundreds of species …

Leonard Cohen’s tortured love affair with Zen Buddhism

Leonard Cohen was waiting for the miracle to come, and he waited half his life away. For three decades, the Jewish poet pop star studied Zen Buddhism. At 65, he finally saw small miracles.<p>‘There was just a certain sweetness to daily life that began asserting itself,” Cohen told <i>The Guardian</i> in 2001. …

Meditation

Gut bacteria 'may help drugs fight cancer'

<b>Bacteria living deep inside the digestive system seem to alter how cancer drugs work, a study suggests.</b><p>Immunotherapies - which harness the body's own defences to fight tumours - can clear even terminal cancer in a small proportion of patients.<p>However, a small study by the University of Texas found …

Medical Research

A travel hacker with 45 credit cards reveals his tricks for maximizing airline miles, points, and rewards

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Daniel Gillaspia is a pro at managing airline miles, points, and rewards.<br>• He recommends using many credit cards carefully.<br>• Flying out of airline hubs and using companion passes also saves time and money.</b><p>When Daniel Gillaspia isn't working as a full-time attorney in Houston, …

Personal Finance

16 Cats Who Hate How Fluffy They Are

They have more to them than their fluffiness, ya know.

The 1 fight couples have before the wedding

Planning for a wedding and getting married is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life, right? Yet somehow, for a lot of couples, deciding between tulips and peonies, or chocolate or vanilla cake, can turn into a fight — that seems to persist through every wedding-related decision.<p>What …

Wedding Planning

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Learning

Health insurance giant Aetna will pay you to wear an Apple Watch

They're hoping to encourage fitness among customers and employees<p>Health insurance giant Aetna plans to make the Apple Watch cheaper to its customers. The company announced a partnership with the tech titan on Tuesday to create health initiatives exclusive to iOS devices. As part of the program, …

Apple Watch

Mediterranean diet linked to reduced risk of CVD

A wealth of research has documented the link between the Mediterranean diet and better heart health. Providing further evidence of this association, …

A bad diet is worse than drugs, alcohol and tobacco combined

<b>(CNN) —</b><p>When you next visit the supermarket, tread carefully, because your food choices could be cutting years off your life.<p>Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is on the rise, a new report shows.<p>Globally, poor diets pose a greater …

Nutrition

Does Burnt Food Give You Cancer?

If you’re offered a plate of blackened barbecue food this summer, you might think twice about eating it. It’s commonly thought that food that has …

10 of the best urban beaches and city riversides in Europe

From London to Warsaw, sand is being placed along rivers, reggae is pumping from cool cocktail bars, there’s beach volleyball and plenty of places for a swim<p>Paris<p>The French capital has put a lot of energy into developing its urban beach and riverside culture; the Paris-Plages have been a feature on …

England

The smartphone way to inner Zen with 5 calming apps to give you ‘peace’

Busy lifestyles often force mental health to take a back-seat.<p>But all is not lost.<p>Here are five apps that will teach you how to relax when everything …

Meditation

Treating depression, boosting Vitamin D improves heart health, studies show

Taking steps to recover from depression and boost vitamin D levels may improve heart health, according to new research.<p>The findings were contained in …

Vitamin D

Drinking coffee every day 'reduces the risk of bowel cancer'

Drinking a small amount of coffee every day could significantly reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer.<p>According to researchers at the University …

Cancer

How to manage procrastination without it ruining your life

Everyone procrastinates, to some extent. Even the most hyper-efficient will delay putting off unpleasant tasks. So why do some people feel so crippled by their inability to start, or finish, projects?<p>Tim Urban has a theory. Urban, who writes the waitbutwhy blog, explained at a TED talk last month …

Procrastination

Eat Fat, Lose Weight: The Anti-Hunger Diet

<i>By Alex Orlov, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>Eat less, move more. That’s the theme behind most diets these days. If we just consume fewer calories and put in …

'4-hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss plans to donate $100,000 toward studying how to treat depression with psychedelics like magic mushrooms

Tim Ferriss. Jemal Countess / Getty Images Tim Ferriss, widely known as a productivity guru and the author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," is donating at least $100,000 this year to research on psychedelic drugs for the treatment of major depression.<p>A portion of those funds will go toward a pilot study …

Depression