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13 Quick and Easy Recipes for Your Post-Run Lunch

Running is a great way to stay strong, keep a healthy heart, and feed your soul — but it’s important to take care of your bod’s post-workout needs. After all, we lose a fair amount of fluids and nutrients after a grueling sweat session. In addition to guzzling back copious amounts of H2O, it’s …

4 Intimate Questions Partners Should Ask Each Other

The experience of intimacy is complicated and easily misunderstood, for new lovers as well as those in committed relationships. Most relationship …

Self-help

Try Making Someone's Day. This 1 Sentence Will Show You How | Inc.com

We might not realize it, but our self-esteem and self-confidence are under assault every single day.<p>I recently conducted research that revealed a shocking 93 percent of employees have experienced some sort of hit to their self-esteem (a dent in their armor) in the past 6 months due to something …

Self-esteem

Don’t Buy My Kids More Toys. Try This Instead.

I got another call from a relative recently asking what toys my kids were into right now. I sat there silent for a minute, unable to respond. “My …

I tried the 7-minute workout for a month — here's what happened

The 7-minute workout is a science-backed circuit routine that uses only body weight. The high-intensity interval-training program was designed by two exercise scientists, Chris Jordan and Bret Klika, to be the most efficient workout. Our video producer, Kevin Reilly, spent 30 days using the …

These 5 (Very Human) Defense Mechanisms Can Erode Any Relationship

Whether you're a Freud believer or not, the idea that we as humans tend to push difficult emotions aside in order to avoid dealing with them isn't a …

This 20-Minute Power Yoga Workout Will Strengthen and Stretch From Head to Toe

Yoga is a great addition to any fitness routine. Unlike your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts or weight-lifting sessions, yoga is …

The life-changing magic of getting a person to change their mind—even yourself

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the gulf between some people’s beliefs appears almost insurmountable. But there is a way, based in the academic field of adult learning, that has helped …

Cognitive Science

Obsessive compulsive disorder: There's more to OCD than repetitive handwashing

While many of us have unwanted thoughts from time to time, we often can push them aside and move on.<p>The same cannot be said for people with OCD; for …

Easy Skillet Chicken With Bacon and Sour Cream

This easy skillet chicken and bacon recipe takes just minutes to prepare and cook, and the bacon gives it plenty of great smoky flavor. The tasty …

What Is Emotional Intelligence, Exactly? Here's the Entire Concept, Summed Up in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

Since it was first introduced decades ago, the concept of emotional intelligence has been heralded by many as the secret, intangible key to success. But as the idea has increased in popularity, it's also become widely misunderstood, and at times, criticized. Interestingly, even scientists, …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

These Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins Are Great For Breakfast On-The-Go

Muffin time!<p>2 apples<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup full-fat greek yogurt<p>⅓ cup honey<p>2 teaspoons vanilla extract<p>2 ½ cups rolled oats<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>Pinch of salt<p>1 tablespoon ground cinnamon<p>1 cup almond milk<p>Optional Toppings:<p>Blueberries<p>Dried cranberries<p>Sliced almonds<p>Raspberries<p>1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C.<p>2. …

13 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids Who Already Have Everything

Looking for a gift that isn't a toy? Activities and experiences can be the perfect present. Here, clutter-free ideas that will create lasting memories.<p>What do you do when you're invited to a party for a kid who has everything? Or maybe it's your own child's birthday that's coming up—and you're …

Sheryl Sandberg Says Do These 7 Things to Build Resilience | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be successful and resilient. But of course we hope they will never face a situation like this one.<p>Two years ago, Sheryl Sandberg -- by any definition, one of the most successful business leaders of my generation -- suffered a horrible tragedy when her husband, Dave Goldberg, …

Parenting

Science Says This Is What Happens When You Overthink Things | Inc.com

Whether you beat yourself up for a mistake you made last week, or you fret about how you're going to succeed tomorrow, overthinking everything can be debilitating. Your inability to get out of your head will leave you in a constant state of anguish.<p>Of course, everyone overthinks a situation …

Mental Health

My husband and I have nothing in common—and that’s why our relationship works

Yesterday, my husband and I had the dumbest fight in the history of our relationship. Were the takeout Belgian waffles I’d brought home for breakfast too small, or just the right size? <i>Oh my god, c’mon,</i> I said. <i>In what universe is it reasonable to expect Waffle House-style portions from Pain</i> …

Pew Research Center

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

A 15-Minute Vinyasa Flow That Eases Neck Pain and Tension

A bad night's sleep, a killer upper-body workout, a long day hunched over your desk—whatever causes your neck pain and tension, you need relief fast. …

Your child is not your confidant

Many well-meaning parents tend to overshare what’s going on in their personal lives with their kids — whether it’s by telling them about their most recent conflict at work or complaining about issues at home with their partner.<p>But according to psychologists, continuously confiding in your child can …

Parenting

Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

Cooking

5 ways to improve your self-esteem

Psychologist Guy Winch explains how we can improve our self-confidence<p>When we have greater self-esteem, our confidence soars, as well as our feeling …

Self-help

Horrible parents: a survival guide

Growing up with a difficult parent can be crushing. Is it possible to recover? Absolutely say the founders of a new website that helps people move on<p>There’s no such thing as a perfect parent – all of us who have children understand that, and we all buy, gratefully, into the concept of “good …

Parenting

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

The Comic You Need To See If You're Dealing With Depression

"Everybody reaches a breaking point."<p>Depression can be debilitating, but it’s often something many people try to hide. A forced smile or laugh can prevent family and friends from noticing pain, but that can do more harm than good.<p>Research shows that many people avoid asking for help because they're …

Depression

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Camping

7 Types of Loneliness (and Why It Matters)

One major challenge within happiness is <b>loneliness</b>. The more I’ve learned about happiness, the more I’ve come to believe that loneliness is a common …

Happiness