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10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

Zahav's Hummus Recipe is Genius—for Even More Reasons Than Everyone Says

There's been a whole lot of talk about Zahav's hummus lately—ascribing to it the texture of buttercream, the phrase revelatory heights, and being both the creamiest and the dreamiest. Bon Appétit named it their 2015 dish of the year. In Phyllis Grant's recent Piglet judgement, she wrote that the …

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11 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Not Ready to Go Full Vegan? Be a Veggan

The new hot diet is vegganism.<p>You’ve given up meat. You’ve transitioned to vegetarian sushi. You’ve even surrendered to creamy dairy-free cheese. But …

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 …

How to Get Sculpted Abs - Abdominal Workout

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Whether your goal is washboard abs, a six-pack, or just for your clothes to lay a little flatter on your …

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

Does Trying to Be Happy Make Us Unhappy?

As we muddle through our days, the quest for happiness looms large. In the U.S., citizens are granted three inalienable rights: life, liberty, and …

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4 Ways Introverts Can Super-Charge Their Happiness

<b>“Solitude matters, and for some people, it’s the air they breathe.” ~Susan Cain</b><p>Do you get ticked off too?<p>I mean, when people say you’re awkward, …

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

23 Proven Strategies to Get Through Any Hardship - and Thrive

Nobody sets out in their life to fail, get hurt by others or get ill, go bankrupt, take on massive debt, take punches from the world until they …

The Science of Happiness

Lately, I've noticed that books on happiness seem to be springing up everywhere. There are books on how to find happiness, how to keep it, how to be content, and how to be fulfilled. Just take a walk through any bookstore and you'll likely find titles such as <i>Hardwiring Happiness</i>... <i>The Art of</i> …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

8 Ways to Be Emotionally Strong in Your Relationships

<i>“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.”<br>― Maya Angelou</i><p>I’ll be the first to admit that I used to be emotionally weak in my relationships …

Inside Ruth Reichl’s Post-Gourmet Blues Cookbook

<i>“Mysterious misty morning. Crows</i><i><br>Wheeling, cawing. Storm is on the way.</i><i><br>Coffee black. Eggs fried. Toast burnt.</i><br>Gourmet<i>’s over. What now?”</i>Ruth Reichl is …

I Reluctantly Practised the Science of Happiness for a Week - And It Works

I'll be honest and say that I thought twice (actually it was more than that) before writing this.<p>After all, the science of happiness sounds like a …

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

Mental As: 'Flow' vital for happy, fulfilled life

Spending time immersed in effortless concentration and enjoyment, or "flow", is vital for a happy and fulfilled life. But how do you make this happen?<p>…

Neuroscientists Find 4 Ways to Boost Happiness (Even When You Feel Down)

When you are down, you wonder what you've done wrong. Neuroscientists have found 4 easy and effective ways to be happy in no time at all.

YES! Happiness Is a Choice

What kind of life do you want?<p>I say a happy one. Why not!<p>Many people believe that you're either born happy or you're not. <b>I believe happiness is a choice -- that you have the ability to create real and lasting happiness for yourself.</b><p>We're always making choices and doing things to be happy - choosing …

6 Mental Habits That Will Wear You Down

Do you struggle with self-doubt and self-defeating habits?<p>Do you want to feel more confident about yourself and what you have to offer?<p>Do you focus …

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

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Here are 5 things you may regret at the end of your life, from a nurse who works with the dying.

You might think watching people die would depress a person. It actually taught her how to live.<p>Bronnie Ware spent years as a palliative care nurse, …

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

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