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Religion column: The Bible, abortion and the sanctity of life

Exodus 21:22-25 prescribes the punishment for causing a woman to miscarry. If there's no harm done besides the miscarriage, then the person is fined. …

Delta and United Join Companies Dumping the NRA

Delta Air Lines Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. became the latest companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association after a call to …

Guns

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who chooses stretches over weights and 'can teach you to move like a 3-year-old'

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Exercise

30 Profound Quotes From Eckhart Tolle That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

Here's exactly how many times you should follow up after a job interview

But you can still screw it all up.<p>Your follow-up plays a bigger part in the process than you may realize, says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job."<p>"The quality of your follow up can …

Employment
Home Decorating
Home Decorating

According to Neuroscience, These Are the 10 Most Relaxing Songs Ever

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

Neuroscience

Hydroponic Garden Jar Cilantro

The perfect way to top off taco night? <b>Fresh cilantro picked from your windowsill!</b> This Garden Jar kit from Modern Sprout has everything you need to <b>grow</b> <b>a thriving cilantro plant at home</b>. The jar is equipped with a hydroponic system that brings water into the roots through a process known as …

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Try This App to Find Your Perfect Makeup Shade

Finding makeup that truly matches your complexion can be nearly as hard as finding a soul mate. How many times have wasted over $20 by picking up a …

Makeup

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Self-help

Sugar addiction like drug abuse, study reveals

Sugar addiction should be treated like drug abuse, new research has revealed.<p>Scientists have discovered drugs used to treat nicotine addiction could be used to treat sugar addiction.<p>In the study carried out by Australia's Queensland University (QUT), it compared the effects of sugar to those of …

Could This Natural Supplement Be the Answer to Antidepressant Dependency?

Investigating the mysterious natural supplement that has been a wonder drug for many, even though nobody seems to know very much about it.<p>Mental health is so underfunded in the UK that pills can be used as the quick-fix option. In 2014/15, 57.8 million prescriptions for antidepressants or selective …

Depression

Has Grief Made You Lose Your Mind?

Because we don't talk about the reality of grief in our culture, lots of grieving people think they're crazy.<p>When my partner first died, I lost my mind - and not in the ways you might think.<p>I used to be a person who could read books. I used to have a really great memory. I used to be a person who …

Intelligence is meaningless if you can’t recognize your own mistakes

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

American Psychiatric Association

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

Makeup

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

University of Washington

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks …

Self-help

5 Great Books To Read In June

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

This Mesmerizing GIF Shows You EXACTLY How to Layer a Room

Decorating makes so much more sense after watching this.<p>Layering a room can be a real struggle: How many blankets are <i>too</i> many blankets? What's the perfect vignette for your side tables? Do your plants overwhelm your artwork?<p>Interior designer and blogger Emily Henderson is here to help with a …

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Time Management

7 things your senior dog would like to tell you

Your older dog needs a bit of extra TLC to make the final years as rich as possible.<p>Having a dog is one of the best things in the world, but it isn’t …

Pets

Nutritional Yeast: Better Than Cheese?

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Make your Parmesan jealous. Nutritional yeast is pure magic -- vegan, cheesy, and utterly habit-forming.</i><p>Nutritional yeast: The name sounds healthy and …

The Scientific Case For Cold Showers

Chilly water increases blood circulation, releases endorphins, and could make you a more productive human—if you can handle it.<p>It’s 7:30 a.m. on a wintry March morning. I’m standing in my apartment’s cramped bathroom wearing little more than a towel and a determined look on my face. The shower is …

Swimming Pools