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How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

From a young age we are told to aim high. Yet the more driven we are, the more likely we are to feel miserable, says happiness expert Raj Raghunathan. Here’s what we should try instead<p>The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young …

Happiness

6 Easy Tricks I Use For A Quick Boost Of Happiness: A Neuroscientist Explains

As a neuroscientist, I can tell you all sorts of interesting facts about how our brains allow us to see, feel, touch and remember the world around …

7 Secret Truths About Happiness

Happiness is something we all want, and even the most cynical among us long to be happy. It is the ultimate reward that life has to offer, but there are many popular misconceptions about what being happy really means. Here are seven hidden truths about the holy grail of emotional states:<p>1. It's Not …

Happiness

5 daily 20-minute habits that will make you a happier person

Despite the differences in what defines happiness for each person, there is consistency in actions you can take to increase your happiness.<p>In the guest post below from my friend and colleague Neil Pasricha, he shares 5 simple but powerful actions you can take to get started right now.<p>Neil is the …

Happiness

A New Study Says Your Dog Doesn’t Want To Be Hugged

Sometimes after a long day at work, all you want to do is get home and squeeze your dogs until you fall asleep. Unfortunately, according to a new study, your dog is super uncomfortable with your hugs. Even this dog being hugged BY ANOTHER DOG appears to be less than happy with a puppy-hug from his …

Pets

Fact: It Only Takes One Minute of Intense Fitness to Get Results | Women's Health

<b>Sign up for Women's Health's new newsletter,</b> <b>So This Happened</b><b>, to get the day’s trending stories and health studies.</b><p>The study, published in <i>PLOS ONE</i>, divided 27 sedentary men into two groups. (Yep, one downside of this study is that it was only done on a small group of men.) The first group did …

Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of heart attack, stroke

<b>(CNN) —</b> The list of Mediterranean diet benefits is getting even longer. A new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who have heart disease.<p>The latest research builds on previous evidence that your …

Holistic Medicine

7 Ways You're Thwarting Your Own Happiness

Most people around the world agree that “being happy” is one of their most important goals. So, you would think that the smarter and more successful …

Happiness

Yes! Yoga May Make Your Back Pain Go Away for Good

A new study published in <i>The Journal of the American Medical Association</i> supports what all yogis already know: Yoga is the most effective remedy for …

Pain

Cumin: Your weapon in Your Weight Loss Battle

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal …

What Mark Zuckerberg Taught Me About Motivation

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Leadership

Want to Get Fit? Follow This Pro Athlete Meal Plan

You’ve heard time and time again: A healthy lifestyle requires diet <i>and</i> exercise. But striking that perfect balance is tricky. Even if you’re doing an awesome job of nailing those whole-body workouts, you might still be wondering where all those hard-earned muscles could be hiding. To help you out, …

Food

Top Foods to Eat for Beautiful Skin

If you want truly beautiful skin, you need to visit the produce section, not the cosmetics aisle: the following foods will keep it young and …

18 Science-Based Ways to Reduce Hunger and Appetite

To lose weight, you generally need to reduce your daily calorie intake.Unfortunately, weight loss diets often lead to increased appetite and severe …

Nutrition

5 fruits to help you lose weight

Tired of root vegetables and winter squash? As the weather gets warmer, fresh fruits are more likely to grace your refrigerator. Fruits are naturally low calorie, sweet, and nutritionally invaluable, as they provide a range of vitamins and minerals. These five fruits pack a powerful nutritional …

Nutrition

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

Workouts

Yoga for Back Pain: 14 Poses That Heal

Hailey Wist<p>Yoga for Back Pain: Static Back<p>This pose uses gravity to put your hip and trunk on the same plane, which helps your lower back. Lie down …

Workouts

Got a canine member of the family? Make sure they don’t eat these foods

But there are certain foods you should never feed your hungry hound because they are toxic to dogs, according to a list created by the <i>The Sun.</i><p>These …

Here's How To Tell Your Dog's Real Age

When I was 10, my parents finally caved in to my incessant whining, and allowed me to get a puppy. Spike was the first, and only dog I ever brought …

4 Healthy Recipes You Can Enjoy With Your Dog Or Cat

Attention all friends of the furry and the four-legged: It's National Pet Day, and we'd like to celebrate by introducing you to one of our favorite pet food companies, The Honest Kitchen. Before you ask: Yes, you're still on The Daily Meal. And yes, this will pertain to food for humans, so hold on …

Breakfast

Girl Sends Packages To Military Dogs To Honor Veteran Grandfather's Memory

11-year old Kylie Blake from Virginia Beach knows all about the hardships U.S. military members face overseas—her grandfather served for four years …

Pets

Author Overcomes Heartbreak By Illustrating The Adventures Of Her Bohemian Pups

Tell us the truth – Have you ever imagined what fantastic imaginary adventures your dog would go on if given the opportunity? If you’re illustrator …

Books

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Self-awareness

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

How to Handle Your Stress So You Can Be Successful | Inc.com

Today most of us are expected to do more with less. We lead lives that are more demanding on every front--work, family, social, health--with little time left over to unwind. Stress affects our mental health, our well-being and our performance at work.<p>But there are ways you can help yourself. Here …

Mindfulness

101 Most Inspiring Happiness Quotes

All of us look for happiness throughout our life’s, but unfortunately very few of us able to attain so.<p>Most of the time we see those people are …

10 Quotes for Turning an Ending into a New Beginning

<i>In every end, there is also a beginning.</i>What’s one of the best times for figuring out who you are and what you truly want?Right after a chapter of …

Health