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How To Retire In 12 Years

A few weeks ago I wrote the article How to Pay 0% Tax in Retirement. I got a lot of positive feedback and a constructive (and civil) conversation was …

Retirement

Pioneering cancer drug combination approved

<b>A pioneering pair of cancer drugs that unleash the immune system on tumours will be paid for by the NHS in England.</b><p>In trials, the combination therapy shrank the most aggressive and deadly type of skin cancer in 69% of patients.<p>The decision to approve the drugs is one of the fastest in NHS history …

Change Your Life (For Less Than $5) With These Brilliant Meditation Apps

Meditation and mindfulness have been gaining exponential popularity over the past year thanks to incredible benefits: combatting stress, fighting depression and anxiety, improving sleep, boosting energy, and even helping the immune system are just a few powerful reasons to start. If you're feeling …

Meditation

How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you’ve been eating about the same and …

Fitness

7 must-have apps to be more productive at work

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share19<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p><i>Get our latest app for startup stories, news, ideas, research and analysis.</i> <i>Install Now »</i><p>A lot has been written about …

7 Things I Wish Christians Knew About the Bible

As a follow up from John Pavlovitz’s 5 Things I Wish Christians Would Admit about the Bible, I’ve included my own list of 7 Things I wish Christians …

9 More Yoga Poses to Help Relieve Hip and Lower Back Pain

After we saw how helpful our first blog post on this topic was, we decided to create another blog with nine more yoga moves to ease hip and low back …

Brace yourself. Global warming brings with it not only weather and resource challenges, but more disease, allergies, and asthma, among other grave concerns.

There are lots of disastrous ways climate change is affecting our planet. It is speeding up the extinction rate of many species and increasing land …

How to Get a Slimmer Waist

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

15 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Crock-Pot recipes are the most awesome life hack: Dinner simmers away all day while we’re at work, and is ready to ladle out the minute we walk through the door. But for vegans combing Pinterest for inspo, it can be a challenge to find good Crock-Pot recipes that really are vegan. But, hey, no …

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How Meditation Will Transform The Way You Manage Your Time

Have you ever wondered what actually “time” is? We live in a society organized according to a linear vision of time, with a huge imprinted obsession …

8 Nonsticky, Nonsmelly Bug Sprays to Try This Summer

With summer comes longer days, more time outdoors, and...mosquitoes. We can all agree that being covered in mosquito bites is <i>the worst</i>, right? As is the smell of traditional bug...

8 Simple Eye Exercises To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

We exercise our arms, legs, abs, and even our behinds, but have you ever thought of exercising your eyes? Any eye doctor will tell you that it is …

5 Best Marinade Recipes

10 Best Sunscreens to Protect Your Skin

Every year, the Friday before Memorial Day is National Sunscreen Day! With summer around the corner and the rising intensity of the sun, it's extremely important to use sunscreen daily to protect our skin from its dangerous ultraviolet rays. There are so many different types of sunscreens out there …

TimeStats Pomodoro Planner Is the Ultimate All-In-One Productivity App

Android/Windows Phone/Windows 10: Pomodoro. Kanban boards. Time tracking. Scheduling. If you’re into productivity and a fan of Lifehacker, you know …

What You Need to Know About 529 College Savings Accounts

5/29 is a great day to learn about 529s.<p>In honor of 529 College Savings Day on May 29th, MONEY wants to help you better understand how 529 plans can …

30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we’ve compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …

Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity and Success

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity, and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

10 common run problems and how to fix them

<b>1 Problem: A small decrease in performance</b><p><b>Symptoms</b> Generally fatiguing slightly earlier in a race.<p><b>Cure</b> Consume a sports drink. Even a small degree of …

The Alcoholic Drinks Nutritionists Order for Themselves

When you hit up the bar at happy hour, you can be sure that any of these six drinks that nutritionists order for themselves will be a pretty safe bet

8 Ways To Make Your Relationship Incredible

We as a society are inundated with messages and expectations about love and marriage. Disney shows us that love is perfect; Prince Charming is real and that women only need a simple slipper fitting to make it magical. Romantic comedies showcase how love might have its challenges, but with the …

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps

Religion itself thrives in places where liberal individualism fails. That’s the real clash of civilisations<p>The so-called “masters of suspicion”, Nietzsche, Marx and Freud, all thought that religion would wither and die in the 20th century. Others enthusiastically backed the secularisation …

Religion

40 Pasta Salad Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

You'll want to whip these up every chance you get.<p>A summer picnic, potluck, or barbecue — these easy pasta salads will be your go-tos. And watch it be the first bowl to go empty. They're packed with a colorful mix of veggies, homemade dressings, and cold pastas.

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Setting Realistic Fitness Goals

Whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or increase your endurance, it's important to tailor your workout to fit your goals. That seems obvious, …

3 secrets to a happy marriage

Why is it that the people who matter most to us often are on the receiving end of our very worst selves? I've always struggled with the fact that it …

New Flat-Belly Foods to Eat for Your Best Abs Ever

Science says these surprising nutrients can knock a few inches off your waistline<p>You've probably heard there are certain flat-belly foods that can …