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If You've Googled "Why Do I Fart So Much?," This Post Is For You

I've never shared this with anyone, but I might as well go for the bang and tell the entire Internet. I once had an extremely embarrassing, mentally scarring issue with gas. I was basically farting all day long.<p>I was constantly bloated, flip-flopped between constipation and diarrhea, and the smell …

Wellness

29 Simple Ways You Can Prevent Cancer

Photo: Shutterstock<p>Cut out sugary drinks<p>Not only do <b>sugary drinks</b> contribute to obesity and diabetes, they may also increase your risk of endometrial …

Cancer

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

10 Simple and Free Ways to Embrace Self-Care Every Day

Self-care, often considered a millennial obsession, is so much more than treating yourself to a mani or splurging on a Kendall Jenner-approved furry new bag; it’s about caring for yourself in ways that help you live a happy, healthy, and productive life. Luckily, this kind of thing doesn’t require …

Happiness

5 steps to make more money while growing your career ~ Get Rich Slowly

This is a guest post from ESI of ESI Money, a blog about achieving financial independence through earning, saving, and investing (“E”, “S”, and “I” — …

Employment

A 30-Minute Walk-Run Treadmill Workout That Anybody Can Do, Especially Beginners

If getting better at running is one of your goals but you're still new to the game, incorporating more walk-run workouts into your routine will help you build up the endurance and strength needed to run a whole mile without stopping. Luckily, Michael Olzinski, Purplepatch endurance coach and …

Exercise

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Creativity

20-Minute Pilates Butt Workout for Stronger Glutes

<i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>When you think of Pilates workouts, it’s all about the core — from your lower abs to the transverse …

4 actually realistic ways you can afford to travel more

<b>It seems like every other travel article these days is about how you should quit your job, move to the other side of the world, and live by the beach</b> …

The 4 most fat-burning exercises you can do at the gym

Four effective ways to focus on shifting fat before you start to tone.<p>Christmas is great and everything, but then you wake up on January 1st with the …

How To Practise Self-Care In 2018 For A Happier You

'To bloom, we need to nurture and nourish ourselves.'<p>Traditional New Year’s resolutions can often focus on physical health and fitness, but January …

This Challenging, No-Equipment Move Is Exactly What You Need to Tighten Your Waistline

The oblique V-crunch, sometimes called a "mermaid crunch," strengthens and tones your waistline by targeting the obliques — the abdominal muscles on either side of your rectus abdominis (that six-pack zone in the middle!). Here's how it's done:<p>Lie on your right side with your left hand behind your …

Health

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

14 Truly Beginner Exercises That Every Newbie Should Try — No Equipment Needed

Beginning your fitness journey and have no idea where to start? We gotchu. These truly beginner moves will allow you to build strength and create a mind-body connection while you get comfortable with exercise. No dumbbells or fancy machines required: just you, your bodyweight, and a little space to …

Yoga

Try this 20-minute HIIT workout to tone your total body—and boost your brain power

<i>The holidays might be the most wonderful time of the year, but they’re also the point where you’re most likely to get out of your regular fitness and</i> …

The best pre-workout foods and post-workout foods to help you get fit

With the start of 2018 and those well-intentioned New Year resolutions staring you squarely in the eye, it comes as zero surprise that gyms witness …

A 25-Minute Leg and Cardio Workout From Gigi Hadid’s Trainer

Gigi Hadid has walked her fair share of runways wearing next-to-nothing. But the 22-year-old model recently told SELF that she feels most sexy (and …

Exercise

4 Secrets to Being More Productive, According to Ancient Philosophers

Everybody would like to get more of the right things done. But how does Stoicism fit into all of this?<p>The word “productivity” seems new and sleek and …

This Is How the World's Most Successful People Get It All Done

Productivity is a tricky skill to master, especially in a world where cat videos, mildly funny memes and scrolling Instagram sneak so easily into our …

Time Management

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

6 ways to make your 2018 resolutions stick in the new year

A new year is a new start, and with it often comes a fresh determination to find a “better” version of ourselves. Whether it’s to lose weight, eat healthier, spend less money or invest more time with loved ones, we all strive for self-improvement. No matter how long this motivation lasts, New …

Nutrition

Recipes For Day 1 of Our 2018 Clean-Eating Plan

Southwestern Stuffed Pepper<p>From C&J Nutrition<p>Ingredients<p>1 large red bell pepper<br>• 1/3 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 1/4 cup salsa<br>• 2 large eggs<br>• 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided<br>• 1/4 of an avocado, cut into chunks<br>• Dash salt and black pepper to taste<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 375ºF.<br>• Cut pepper …

This Is The One Way You Should Upgrade Your Life In 2018, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It sounds cliche to say that you want to improve your life in the new year, but that doesn't mean it's something to be ashamed of — part of growing …

Self-improvement

21 Easy Recipes You Can Use To Make Healthy Snacks

Use these recipes to make grab-and-go snacks, easy breakfasts, and delicious smoothies.<p>All nutritional information was calculated using this calculator at Very Well.

How to Train Your Brain for Maximum Creativity. (Here's What the Science Says.)

For starters: If you want to be more creative, you aren't going to get there if your brain is constantly fighting off negative stress hormones.<p>Business success simply isn't going to happen without the creativity required to dream up new ideas and new visions for the future. Think about Steve Jobs, …

Living in the Moment: How to Make It Work for You

Hands up if your mind is always wandering one, two or even six months ahead of time. You spend so many precious hours obsessing over the future—or …

Mindfulness