Gabriella Korfanty

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Belly Fat and Menopause: How to Win the Battle of the Bulge

Last year, in my early 50s and perimenopausal, I lost 20 pounds. I did this the old-fashioned way — by eating less and exercising more — and I …

Fitness

How to Stop Facebook from Accessing Your Contacts on iPhone

If you have the Facebook app on your iPhone, you've agreed to allow Facebook access to all your phone's contacts. If you don't remember giving that permission, neither do I; but apparently, it's part and parcel of the terms of service. Don't worry, though; there's an easy way to change this sharing …

Facebook

5 Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's and Why It's Important to Start Now

Drop the Soduko and adopt these simple habits to stand a chance against Alzheimers and other brain diseases.<p>July 03, 2018<p>This past weekend my …

Alzheimer's Disease

This Is the 1 Exercise That Tones My Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once

As a trainer, I spend a lot of time experimenting with different movements that will give my clients the most bang for their buck. One of the movements I have begun to implement in almost every training program I design is the reverse lunge but with a twist — a knee drive. I love this move because …

Workouts

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

Yoga

First Aid Techniques You Should Know for 8 Common Injuries

Need to brush up your first aid skills? Here, a basic guide to managing cuts, scrapes, sprains, and more common medical mishaps.<p>A Bloody Nose<p>A …

Inflammation

The Best Answer to 'Why Do You Want This Job?' Might Surprise You

An innocent response could cost you the job.<p>As a career coach, I work with people every day on interview preparation. Interviews are a form of public speaking. 99 percent of people fear public speaking more than death. Thus, it's no wonder interviews unnerve my clients. Not only do we go over all …

Employment

10 Ways To De-Escalate An Argument, If You’re A Sensitive Person

Honestly, getting into an argument isn't fun for anyone. But if you're sensitive, even a tiny fight with a friend can feel like the end of the world. …

What You Need To Know About Zinc Deficiency

Zinc is a significant component in many of the body's most important functions – our immune system, in particular – so ensuring we get the …

Get fit in 15 minutes: The best exercise for strong yet flexible hips

• <b>Nadya Fairweather reveals the best exercise for strengthening your hips</b>• <b><br>Shona Wilkinson advises pairing exercise with flaxseeds, cabbage and</b> …

What Happens During an Amygdala Hijack

The term "amygdala hijack" was coined by psychologist Daniel Goleman in his 1995 book, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.</i> Goleman …

The Teen Slang Dictionary for Parents

Teens in each generation develop a language of their own based on what is going on in teen culture. And the introduction of social media and digital …

Language

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

How To: Unlock the Hidden Weather Lock Screen Widget in iOS 12 on Your iPhone

There are a lot of things that make iOS great, but lock screen widgets are not among them. If you want more information on your lock screen other …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

7 Simple Tricks That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Learning to do these seven things will help you avoid saying and doing things you later regret.<p>In today's world, there is a constant battle for control of your emotions.<p>Sometimes this battle rages within--like when you strive to keep balanced, despite negative feelings rising inside of you. Other …

Emotional Intelligence

The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Neuroscience

If You Sit All Day, You Need This Yoga Flow in Your Life

We know movement should be a part of everyday life, but for the 108 million full-time workers in America who sit at a desk all day, that's far from …

What Is Biopsychology? (Brain and Behavior)

Biopsychology is a branch of psychology that analyzes how the brain, neurotransmitters, and other aspects of our biology influence our behaviors, …

The Brain

Mum's dementia was so bad she was kept in hospital for her own safety - but then we changed her diet

When his mum’s dementia became so severe she had to be kept in hospital for her own safety, Mark Hatzer thought he had lost another …

Re-Thinking Alzheimer’s Research by Looking to Our Ancestors

A pair of Harvard researchers is challenging what we think we understood about Alzheimer’s—and might have stumbled on a big clue for a …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Regain Emotional Control with This Powerful, Explicit Quote

One bad business interaction can spiral into a day of frustration. This funny quote from a classic Elmore Leonard character will help you recover quickly<p>It's frustrating to feel yourself losing your temper, especially if things seem to be building up as the day goes on. The problem is that we have …

Boot Camp

This Amazingly Simple Technique Lets You Learn Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Learning

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

Brain ‘pacemaker’ for Alzheimer’s helps give life back to patients

A brain ‘pacemaker’ for Alzheimer's disease is helping patients to dress themselves, cook and keep up hobbies which they feared losing forever.<p>In a medical first, surgeons in the US implanted electrical wires into the frontal lobes of three people to stimulate their brain cells in the same way that …

This 20-Minute Routine is the Laziest (but Most Effective) Workout Ever

By properly distracting yourself, this kind of exercise can actually be enjoyable.<p>Maybe you don't have time to exercise. Or, maybe instead of logging some miles on the treadmill, you tend to use your spare minutes shopping online or wasting time on Facebook. Whatever your excuse, you know that …

Exercise

Dry coughs, wet coughs, mucus: Everything you need to know about coughs and phlegm

It’s not just you. Everyone seems to be coughing right now.<p>During the winter months, people can develop lingering coughs and a build up of mucus in …

This Badass Researcher Is Using Brain-Mapping to Improve Anxiety and Depression Treatment for Teens

<i>Badass Women spotlights women who not only have a voice but defy the irrelevant preconceptions of gender. (Not to mention, they are exceptionally</i> …

General Hospital