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The power of talking sideways to children

Good family communication is the key to successful parenting at all stages, but it’s not always easy. We all know the advice about getting down to a toddler’s tantrumming level, offering a stroppy six-year-old a non-judgmental ear and giving a tired teenager peace to think and a cup of tea after a …

Parenting

8 Anti-Aging Treatments To Try Before Your 30s

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Anti-aging

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Neuroscience Says Read to Them Like This (but Most Parents Don't) | Inc.com

If you're like most parents, you'll do just about anything you can to increase the odds that your kids will be successful.<p>So, what if I were to tell you there's a simple thing you can to do to make it more likely that they'll be successful in life -- specifically by increasing the likelihood that …

Self-improvement

We Asked You To Visualize Your Podcast Listening And, Wow, Did You Deliver

Early this year, as part of our podcast What’s The Point, we asked listeners to track their podcast-listening habits for a week, visualize the data, …

A 12-Month "I Am Strong" Challenge Better Than Any New Year's Resolution

While New Year's resolutions are often well-intentioned, the sad truth is that they usually fall out of focus. Have you been there before? We certainly have. So what's a more actionable way to meet your goals every month? Mix it up and have a clear objective month by month, rather than for the year …

Fitness

Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals That Will Make You Happy

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Want To Practice Mindfulness? Start At Work

No particular location required. 😌<p>On any given workday, most people appreciate a little break time. But not everyone knows how valuable truly taking a moment can be ― because how you use a break is just as important as the break itself. It’s all too common: you finally get a much-needed break, and …

You Have to See These Amazing Thursday Amazon Deals

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September</i> …

Edit Your Life Ep. 51: Sane Sports Parenting [Podcast]

Fall is upon us, and for many families that means fall sports. How as parents do we support our young athletes? How do we encourage them to partake …

Here's the real reason your friend's 'gluten-free' diet is probably making them feel better

The answer is, simply, no.<p>Only about 1% of people worldwide actually have celiac disease, the rare genetic disorder that makes people intolerant to gluten, according to the Celiac Disease Foundation.<p>In other words, in a room of 100 people, chances are one has celiac, and that number is not on the …

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …

Happiness

Here’s Exactly How Exercise—Or Lack of It—Affects Aging Muscles. This Just Might Change Your Life

Buried deep inside your muscle tissue may be the secret answer to your flagging energy, growing waist size, and declining health. Take action now.<p>Under the glare of overhead lights, the paper-thin, ruby-red shavings of Rosangela Santiago’s muscle glow like fine gems. <i>I can’t believe those just came</i> …

An expert reveals the secret to why Denmark is the happiest country in the world

And there is good reason to listen to him — he has become a leading expert on the matter since he founded The Happiness Research Institute of Copenhagen, a think tank which explores global trends of life satisfaction.<p>Appropriately enough, Wiking hails from Denmark, the happiest country in the …

3 Brain Hacks To Boost Your Motivation When You Need It Most

Different kinds of work require different types of motivation. Here’s how and when to use these three psychological principles.<p>I tend to wake up early and do my best work while the sun is coming up. Whenever I try to work late at night, I find I’m less focused and I have trouble thinking creatively.<p>…

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

Eighty-five percent of our worries never come true.<p>I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: …

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

9 Of The Best Kitchen Gadgets For Weight Loss And Healthy Eating

So here's the thing about cooking at home: It's a process. A gratifying process, yes, but a process nonetheless. To do it, you need to stock your …

5 Tips For Raising A Daughter Who Speaks Her Mind

On a recent morning, I received a call from my daughter’s math teacher. She was calling because she was concerned that my daughter was falling behind …

25+ Hidden Search Features in Trello, Slack, Evernote, and More

Apple has "Finder" and "Spotlight Search." Windows offers "Search Computer." Google, well, you "Google." But when you need to find items in your …

How A Great Amazon Book Description Can Help Authors Sell More Books

Whether on Amazon or any other e-tailer, book descriptions are more important than most authors realize. Many times I'll see blocks of text pulled from the back of the book and while, in theory, that's not a bad idea. It may not be the greatest if your book description isn't strong to begin with or …

Qigong exercise alleviates fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms, improves sleep quality, and shortens sleep latency in persons with chronic fa... - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>To evaluate the effectiveness of Baduanjin Qigong exercise on sleep, fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms in chronic fatigue …

5 'Weird' Schools That Are Challenging How Students Learn

These schools are nothing like what you’d imagine.<p>High school: a time of both drama and drudgery. The school experience is typically a less exciting …

Education

Achieve Your Goals With These 8 Tips in Mind

Mind

How to Destroy Your Comfort Zone and Optimise Your Success

<i>This column is by Elle Kaplan, CEO & Founder at Lexion Capital.</i><p><i>“Growth and comfort do not coexist” — Ginny Rometty</i><p>You’ve definitely been told at …

Motivation

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

Depression Vs. Perfectly Hidden Depression: The Difference In The Diagnosis

Perhaps you, or someone you love, has taken The Beck Depression Inventory.<p>It's a very well-known questionnaire, that's often used to determine if someone meets the criteria for depression.<p>It's self-scored. It's easy to understand. It covers the mental, emotional and physical aspects of depression, …