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Diet to boost gut microbiome developed by Perth researchers after TV experiment

An easy-to-follow diet designed to boost gut health has been designed by researchers at Perth's Edith Cowan University.<p>While the diet is not suitable …

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule

Willpower, determination, and mental toughness are like a muscle -- fortunately.<p>Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is …

Revive Your Thyroid With the Paleo Diet's Tasty 'Cavewoman-Style' Meals

Is your thyroid making you fat? Does your thyroid feel stuck in low gear? Then one doctor has an easy thyroid diet plan for you to try. His easy …

2 Practical Ways to Build the Mental Toughness You Need in Business -- and in Life.

Mindfulness turns out to be a great way to build mental toughness, for athletes and business people alike.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If I had to pick just one quality and characteristic I was able to take away from the game of football that greatly impacted my life …

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10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

We Need to Rethink How We Educate Kids to Tackle the Jobs of the Future

The work of the future will involve humans collaborating with other humans to design work for machines.<p>Our education system was designed for the 20th century. It is largely focused on teaching kids how to retain information and manipulate numbers. It regularly tests these abilities and, if you do …

9 Powerful Tricks To Get Your Kids To Clean Up (And Love It)

Life is packed full of things to do and sometimes you just need a little help because if you do all the cleaning for your kids, not only will you …

Love

The Insidious Yeast Infection We All Have—and How to Treat It | Goop

Functional medicine expert Dr. Amy Myers’s Austin-based practice is largely devoted to solving women’s health issues that are common but extremely …

Wellness

My 5-year-old is scared to go to bed by himself. How can we all get some sleep?

<i>Q: I need advice on helping my 5-year-old son with his fears. He does not like to go upstairs by himself. At night he tells me he does not want to go to bed because he is afraid of bad guys or wolves or scorpions. I try not to quash his emotion, and say something like “Scorpions — that sounds</i> …

Parenting

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 …

The device dilemma: What rules should parents have for smartphones and tablets?

<i>Q: My 9-year-old got a tablet for Christmas, and we’re trying to figure out what the rules will be, especially with school back in session. I see you posting about screens a lot on your Facebook page, particularly when it comes to your own daughters. Do you have hard-and-fast rules? General</i> …

10 Minutes A Day: That's All You Need To Get Slim And Strong For Life

Take it from the women who've tried it.<p>If you've ever struggled with your weight, you know how exhausting it is to feel uncomfortable in your body or to constantly obsess over what you should eat. You also probably know what it's like to feel guilty about skipping another workout or grabbing …

Amazing One Stroke Technique

Japanese culture features a lot of dragons and this amazing painting is a perfect tribute to them all. A small studio in Nikko, Japan has seen four …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>That's according to BJ Fogg, a psychologist and director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.<p>If you want to …

Stanford University

Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Standardized Testing

9 Unexpected New Year’s Resolutions That Helped These Women Lose Weight

#3: Spend less money.<p>PSA: Committing to a diet of kale and bone broth in 2017 is not going to get you any closer to your weight loss goals by this time next year. Sorry.<p>If we learned anything about dropping pounds in the past 12 months, it's that countless studies have shown that going HAM toward …

Fitness

3 'Simple' Ideas Every Educator Should Work on in 2017

It's 2017 and we are all in the mood to have deeper relationships and make the year better than the one we had in 2016. The Big three strategies in …

Pedagogy

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero to Skill<p><b>Somebody once told me the definition of hell:</b><p><i>“On your last day on earth, the person you</i> …

3 science-backed rituals that will boost your motivation

You know what you're supposed to be doing… but you've come down with a really bad case of "<i>I-don't-feel-like-it."</i> You just don't have any motivation. …