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How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

10 Biggest Unsolved Mysteries About Planet Earth

From the water that covers most of it to the moon that orbits it, here are some bizarre things about our home planet that science still doesn’t …

Earth Science

Scientists are figuring out why fasting helps people live longer — and they say a pill may one day trigger the same benefits

Giving your gut a break now and then can deliver huge health benefits.<p>Calorie restriction, a practice adopted by people from Silicon Valley biohackers to Buddhist monks, has been found to have a long list of positive effects. Periodic fasting can help people ward off diseases like diabetes, high …

Understanding Cognitive Restructuring

Cognitive restructuring is an essential part of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). CBT, an intensive form of therapy that requires significant …

Depression

The 3 Supplements You Should Be Taking in 2018

The shelves of every health-food store are practically heaving with supplements that promise everything from better energy levels to weight loss. …

Wellness

14 ways to develop a positive bedtime routine for the best night's sleep

Good sleep hygiene begins the moment you wake up.<p><b>What's the secret to a good and healthy night's sleep?</b><p>There's no definitive answer but good sleep hygiene begins the moment you wake up because everything we do throughout the day can impact our sleep at night.<p>In fact, a recent survey of 2,000 adults …

365 Feel-Good Guide: Small Tweaks That Make You Feel Happier

I'm a dreamer, and I always have been. I dream about being an actress (that'll make me happy); of winning the lottery (instant happiness for £1, or …

6 Reasons Why Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine

You’ve heard all about a vicious cycle, but what about a positive cycle? That’s how we’d define the impact that laughter has on your well-being. You …

What Is Hypermobility? The Common Condition Affecting One In Five People

🤸‍♂️<p>Do your friends ever comment on your weirdly bendy thumbs or the fact that you can touch the floor with your palms without bending your legs? As …

The Foundation Hack Beyoncé's Makeup Artist Uses Will Change Your Face

Take a look at Beyoncé's face right now. Go on—google her some more and tell me what you see. I bet you see perfectly blended dewy skin, no cakiness …

How to lose weight through walking: 4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you tone

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balance<p>Whether you consider yourself to be a hiker, daily dog-walker or a simple …

Why You Need to Recognize the Warning Signs of Burnout ASAP, According to a Psychologist

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Self Improvement<p>How to Tell If You're Burned Out<p>Why You Need to Recognize the Warning Signs of Burnout ASAP, According to a …

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Mental Health

21 Things Fiftysomethings Wish Twentysomethings Knew

"Inside every old person is a young person who’d like to get out." H/T Quora<p>"[...]By going through the motions you will eventually gain it." — L. Lee<p>— Tim Dees<p>"[...]Having kids can be a huge expense, milestone, and disappointment. Aaaaand there’s the other side too…" — Bill Dred<p>"[...]Often our …

Japanese “forest medicine” is the science of using nature to heal yourself—wherever you are

The fountain of youth is a forest. Trees cast off years and grant health and cheer, or so transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed in his 1836 essay “Nature.” “In the woods,” he wrote, “I feel that nothing can befall me [. . .] which nature cannot repair.”<p>Indeed, research shows that trees …

Immune System

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Healthy diet changes to make, according to the experts<p>Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed …

Why micro-actions are the secret to smashing your healthy resolutions

Getting healthy IS possible, as long as you're smart about how you do it.<p>When you decide to get healthy, it's easy to look at your new and improved …

Stanford University

This Pantry Staple Will Clean Your Carpet for $1

Whether you have wall-to-wall carpeting or just a few area rugs, your carpets take a beating over time. You walk on them daily, spill on them, and …

How I Became A Morning Person In Just 5 Days

I've never been a morning person. So when my husband Nathan and I got a dog several years ago, I had it all worked out: Lexie would wake us at 6:30 …

These Hot Honey Sweet Potatoes Will Win Friendsgiving

If you're celebrating Friendsgiving this weekend and were tasked with bringing a side dish, I've got just the thing for you: hot honey sweet …

Beauty basics: How to apply concealer flawlessly

Concealer is a staple part of most women’s make-up bags. Efficient at covering blemishes and hiding dark circles it’s the tiny little pot or pen that can make a huge difference to your look. It’s such a crucial part of our make-up regimes but knowing when, how and where to apply it, isn’t all that …

Best glitter eyeshadows and eyeliners for the party season

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8 signs you're sleep deprived, even if it doesn't feel like it

Sure, sleepy little ones yawn and get cranky when they're tired like the rest of us, but let them get even a little more sleep deprived and they enter a state much feared by parents — overtiredness.<p>Rather than act sluggish and sleepy, when overtired, little kids will run around with manic energy, …

Why Finding Time Each Day For Creativity Makes You Happier

Creative activities can trigger an "upward spiral" of well-being, psychologists find.<p>Kurt Vonnegut once said that practicing any art ― no matter how badly ― makes the soul grow. “So do it,” he wisely advised.<p>Psychologists have now come to a similar conclusion. According to a recent study out of New …

The Sadness of the Past and the Fear of the Future

Lori Deschene is the founder of Tiny Buddha and Recreate Your Life Story, an online course that helps you let go of the past and live a life you …

How High Expectations Can Lead to Disappointment and Anxiety

<b>“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ~Alexander Pope</b><p>I was sitting on the couch in my bedroom, at sunset, looking …

Positive Thinking

How to Deal with Depression & Anxiety: 10 Lessons from a Lake

<b>“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.”</b> …

30 Budget Kitchen Updates That Make a Big Impact

Free: Repurpose a Rug<p>If your kitchen’s looking a little drab, try bringing in a rug from another room to add color and, more importantly, pattern. …

Home Decorating

7 ways mentally strong people handle stress

In fact, they view adversity as an opportunity for self-growth.<p>Whether they're dealing with financial setbacks, health problems, or workplace difficulties, mentally strong people don't let stress drag them down.<p>Here are seven ways mentally strong people handle stress effectively:<p>While some people …

Self-help