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Brené Brown: America’s Crisis Of Disconnection Runs Deeper Than Politics

Our national self-sorting into liberal and conservative enclaves is tracking with rising rates of loneliness. Why, and at what cost?<p>For 20 years, I’ve taught at the University of Houston, the most racially and ethnically diverse research university in the United States. I recently asked my class of …

Psychology

5 Ways to Focus at Work, from an Executive Who’s Struggled with ADHD

By nature, I’m messy and disorganized — and my mind can be too. I have trouble sustaining attention on just about anything.<p>In grade school, this meant I didn’t do well in classes. In college, it meant that I largely blew them off and spent most of my time partying. (When you’re at a party, no one …

Video Conferencing

Is dried fruit healthy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, dried fruits -- including dried apricots, dried cranberries, raisins, dried dates, dried figs and prunes -- pack a big nutrient punch for their shrunken size.<p>The reason is that nutrients and fiber are more concentrated when water is removed from fruit. For comparison, a half-cup of …

Coconut

'Bad habit' neurons identified

Be it smoking, late-night snacking, or nail biting, our bad habits get the best of us despite our efforts to break them. But could there be a single …

Neuroscience

This CrossFit HIIT Workout Is Just 12 Minutes, but You'll Be Toast Afterward

Many experts talk about how effective HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts are when it comes to weight loss, which is why so many people …

​5 Ways You're Wrecking Your Drivetrain

Silky-smooth pedaling. Seamless shifting. The sweet sound of silence as you’re churning down the road. These are all signs of a healthy, well-loved drivetrain.<p>The problem is that sometimes love hurts—like when you lube your chain to death, and wreck your chainrings and cassette in the process. Doug …

Flattening The 'Mummy Tummy' With 1 Exercise, 10 Minutes A Day

I admit it. I have a "mummy tummy," also known as "mommy pooch." You know, that soft jelly belly you retain after having a baby — it makes you look a few months pregnant.<p>I've tried to convince myself that the pooch is a valiant badge of motherhood, but who am I kidding? The pooch bothers me. And it …

Pregnancy

The Most Luxurious (but Sneakily Affordable) Vacation Spots Across The Globe

Good news: A trip abroad doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the luxe out of your stay.<p>You want all the “Roman Holiday” Audrey Hepburn vacation vibes (oversize sunnies, silk scarf, vintage convertible), but let’s be real: You’re going to have to pick and choose between lavish splurges in a …

New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

General Hospital

111 N.F.L. Brains. All But One Had C.T.E.

A neuropathologist has examined the brains of 111 N.F.L. players — and 110 were found to have C.T.E., the degenerative disease linked to repeated blows to the head.

Disease

The Thyroid Diet: How to Eat for a Faster Metabolism and More Energy

What does your thyroid do? In short, everything. Every cell and gland in your body depends on thyroid hormones to regulate its metabolism state. “The …

Wellness

After Chris Froome cut back on carbs and began eating more protein, he lost 20 pounds, started winning the Tour de France, and became a multimillionaire

Chris Froome on Sunday won his fourth Tour de France title in five years, and yet his victories were many years in the making.<p>So much is needed to win the world's most prestigious bike race, including the right genes, a superstrong team with a big budget, the best bikes and gear, support, …

Want to get rid of cellulite? There's only one thing worth trying.

Contrary to what dozens of “cellulite solutions” companies want you to believe.<p>No one wants to hear that there’s no solution to the problem that vexes them. And while we might be loathe to admit it, we don't want to find out that the solutions that <i>do</i> exist are time-consuming and difficult. Take our …

Skin Care

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Yoga

Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life

Here's what you have to look forward to.<p>Aging can seem like a scary prospect, but a wealth of scientific studies have found that youth isn’t all it’s …

Demographics

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California.<p>Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in …

Mary Meeker

8 Things The Happiest Couples Do Before Bed

Your bed should be a place for sleeping, sex and conversation -- not for scrolling mindlessly through your Instagram feed.<p>We live in a busy world and between work, kids, bills and other daily stressors, many couples struggle to find time to connect.<p>That’s why it’s so important for couples to make …

Your Brain Will Start To Eat Itself After Chronic Sleep Deprivation

"Think about how difficult focusing and reasoning becomes after a night spent awake"<p>Workaholics who regularly pull all-nighters aren’t just burning …

Sleep

How to Build Age-Proof Cycling Muscles in the Gym

Cycling seems like the simplest of sports, with two requirements so blissfully simple that you probably plan to do it forever: A bike and a robust pair of quads to power it. But if you expect to ride a bike deep into retirement, there’s a problem. Aging—and cycling itself—takes its toll on your …

Weightlifting

Sorry, but artificial sweeteners won’t help you lose weight

Quit now while you still can.<p>If you’re gonna call something “diet,” it should have to actually help you lose weight. But like dieting itself, diet foods don’t work as well in practice as they do in theory.<p>So put down that Coke Zero and listen up. Maybe you think the jury is still out on artificial …

Meet the Woman Trying to Prepare Your Town for the Total Eclipse

During a solar eclipse, the moon slides in front of the sun, blocking it perfectly, and a swath of the world goes dark. And on August 21, that …

What To Eat Before Workout To Maximize Fat Loss and Muscle Growth - THEBODYBUILDINGBLOG

As you probably already know:<p>Your performance at the gym is imperative to your muscle growth and fat loss results.<p>See also:<p>This is one of the main …

​19 Mechanic Tricks From This Year's Tour

Sticky Bottle<p>Matt Phillips<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>A little bit of Lizard Skins DSP bar tape helps keep a water bottle in the cage when the tarmac is bumpy. <i>(Inspired by the Tour de France mechanics? Cultivate your inner wrench with our Bicycling Maintenance & Repair guide.)</i><p>These Boots …

Tour de France

Foods that can suppress appetite, aid weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Whether it's turning to supplements, juices or new challenging workouts, it seems everyone is looking for the magic weight loss bullet. But sometimes, losing weight may just be a matter of tweaking your diet -- and eating foods that work for you, not against you.<p>Though none of these foods …

Nutrition