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10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. It helps you stay present in the moment so that you can experience your life as it happens, rather than always being caught up in the past or the …

10 Things You Need to Tell Yourself To Be Highly Successful

Do you want to be more successful? Highly successful people often have similar attitudes and mindsets that help them to achieve their great …

Motivation

Why You Should Seek Fulfillment Instead of Happiness

There’s something about the idea of feeling fulfilled.<p>Most people seek happiness, and it’s a strange thing that society almost makes us feel …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

The ability to balance on one leg for 20 seconds is a sign of a healthy brain

A lot has been written about the debilitating and potentially deadly after-effects of stroke. That’s why many of us try (or at least attempt) to steer clear of junk food, exercise regularly, keep an eye on the scales, and sit on the yoga mat once in a while. But what about standing on one leg for …

The Brain

Why Tough Love Can Be the Best Thing for Your Relationship

<i>"A failure to confront is a failure to love.” —Scott Peck</i><p>No one likes critical feedback. We often avoid criticism by discouraging those who give it, …

10 common mistakes women make in relationships

<b>#10 Poor communication.</b> Poor communication can be a very significant mistake for women in relationships. Problems inevitably arise when two people …

10 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health

One in four of us will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (11 – 17 May), we spoke to the …

How Do You Actually Learn To Love Yourself?

In one of my recent articles on MindBodyGreen<i>,</i> some of the commenters asked me how to go about loving yourself. They especially wanted to know what …

Numb

8 Widely Held Beliefs You'll Reconsider After You Start Meditating

Daily meditation, like many other foundational practices, can uproot and shed light onto some of the nearest and dearest beliefs we hold about …

Happiness

Meet the Newest State of Matter

Jahn–Teller metals offer new hope for high-temperature superconductivity.<p>It's only slightly less exciting than it sounds: a new state of matter. The discovery, which comes courtesy of an international team led by Kosmas Prassides of Tokohu University in Japan, offers a novel material with an …

Breakthroughs

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …

The Better Self

In the search for self-improvement this article will address the need to establish and maintain boundaries in order to break unsuccessful patterns. …

Books to help you answer big questions about yourself

Why in the world did I do that? How can I do better? Chances are you’ve asked yourself these questions at least once today. To understand how your …

The things men really want from a relationship + How to give him what he needs! | Page 2 of 9

2. Respect<p>Men feel respect as love.<p>If he feels like you disapprove of him, his career, or the things that he believes to be integral to who he is as …

37 Tragically Mispronounced Pop Culture Things

Prabal, jicama, HAIM.<p>Okay, so maybe John Travolta didn't so much "mispronounce" Idina Menzel's name as he said an entirely <i>different</i> name, but we can't really judge him that much when there are so many words (fashion designers, indie bands, GOOP-y foods) we here at ELLE.com mumble through because …

Peter Thiel

Secret weapon to a healthy weight: A shopping list

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget fancy diets and expensive exercise programs. Fighting fat and keeping a healthy weight may be as easy as food shopping with a grocery list.<p>People who said they always used a list when they shopped had a healthier weight, even in neighborhoods where there were a variety of obstacles …

Nutrition

Best of Our Blogs: May 8, 2015

When I make a mistake, sometimes the lesson I have to learn isn’t do better next time. The goal isn’t always to reach perfection. While I might …

15 Things Mature Women Don't Do In Relationships

Are you in a relationship? Mature women are great in relationships, as they know how to treat themselves and their partner.

5 Secrets to Happiness

Like love, happiness is often spoken of like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more …

Meditation Literally Rebuilds Your Brain

By In5D on May 7, 2015 in Meditation, Science<p>By now, pretty much all of us know and accept that meditation provides a plethora of benefits, including …

Get in the Right State of Mind for Any Negotiation

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Steve Jobs and Bill Gates had a prickly relationship. On the one hand, their two companies did significant business with each other. (Microsoft actually wrote software for some Apple devices.) But the two men also were rivals, both in the marketplace and in the public …

If You Want Long-Term Relationship Success, Do These 5 Things

As a society, we expect to fall madly in love and be in a successful relationship. We want to hear trumpets and whistles, we want to feel butterflies …

40 Days Of Dating: The Art of Relationships

While the 40 Days of Dating project happened a couple years ago, the book is now out! If you love graphic design, lettering and a bit of humor, this …