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20 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Nutrition

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results | Inc.com

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket." Working on your novel goes in the …

Productivity

How to re-wire your body to burn, not store, fat

Like so many other Americans, Mike Berland had been struggling with a big problem: weight gain and a seeming inability to lose it. An avid golfer, skier, runner and triathlete, Berland could no longer enjoy the activities he loved without feeling terrible or gaining weight. Eating restrictions …

10 Things You Can Do to Lose 10 Pounds in 10 Days

1. Get Lots of Sleep<p>Sleep deprivation can change how your body regulates appetite, leading you to crave more food. It can also change your basal …

Meditation for Beginners: How to Meditate

Shutterstock<p>Leave a Loud Room<p>There's no <i>wrong</i> place to meditate, but choosing a calm place might make it easier when you're first starting out: "Your …

9 Strategies to Bring More Balance into Your Life

I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time. ~Oprah Winfrey<p>By far the question I receive the most is this: How do …

Stop Striving for Work-Life Balance and Embrace the Mess

It's not uncommon for millennials to work multiple jobs these days. In fact, it's pretty popular to have a full-time job while moonlighting on the side. I've personally had more than one job for the past seven years, all while getting married, moving across the country and having a social life.<p>I'm …

Work-life Balance

Top 10 Foods With Health Benefits - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Fuel your body with foods to prevent life-threatening diseases<p>Almonds<p>Go nuts with this healthy snack. Adding a handful of this antioxidant to your …

Mindfulness and Meditation: Why Training Our Minds is Just as Important as Training Our Bodies

You're reading Mindfulness and Meditation: Why Training Our Minds is Just as Important as Training Our Bodies, originally posted on Pick the Brain | …

Meditation

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 …

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

Why You Should Eat More Carbs | Men's Health

What Carbohydrates Really Are<p>Like proteins and fats, carbohydrates are macronutrients—in other words, substances that stoke your metabolism and keep you alert and active.<p>As an analogy, think of carbs as your body’s primary source of crude oil. Through digestion, carbs are transformed into …

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

UC Berkeley

New world happiness report 2016

An international team of economists just released its fourth World Happiness Report, which measures well-being in countries around the world to help guide public policy.<p>Denmark topped the list of the happiest nations, and all of the top seven countries were in the global north. Denmark was followed …

3 Reasons Why Your Time Management Sucks

If you reach the end of each day with scores of unmarked tasks on your to-do list, you're probably looking for ways to improve your time management. Oxford Dictionaries define time management as "The ability to use one's time effectively or productively, especially at work."<p>Not one of your …

10 Things You Didn't Know About Getting Better Sleep

We sleep every day. We've been doing it all our lives. So, why wouldn't we assume we know all there is to know about getting the best sleep?<p>The thing is, we don't. Sleep is a science, and there are all kinds of biological, chemical, emotional, physical and lifestyle factors that influence the …

6 Simple Strategies for Being Happy Alone

Most American adults have spent a non-trivial amount of time being untethered to other people. Almost everyone has spent at least a few years being …

Happiness