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15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

Central Bank Sales Won’t Affect Treasury Yields

Recent articles in the financial press have stressed how foreign official institutions (i.e., central banks and sovereign wealth funds) have been …

This Is What People With Eating Disorders Want You To Know

"It's not about vanity or rational decisions."

Mental Health

North Korea to South Korea: Turn off your loudspeakers or it's war

SINGAPORE — There's a blaring sound coming from the demilitarised border between North and South Korea, and it's not from fire the two sides are …

North Korea

F*ck That: An Honest Meditation

The newest enemy of female soldiers in Israel? Eating disorders

In Israel, women — like men — have to serve in the military. But despite their equal presence in the Israeli Defense Forces, many face an unexpected struggle: eating disorders. In fact, the number of reported cases of eating disorders for women in the IDF has risen 200 percent over the past …

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

World Peace

Travel

How to Choose a Meditation

By Tom Ball —<p>Why is the Buddha smiling? Because it’s finally happened: meditation is mainstream.<p>Of course, the true “Buddha mind” finds reason to …

11 Questions You Might Secretly Have About Anxiety

Are you worried that you worry too much?<p>Many of us know what it feels like to feel anxiety. But how much anxiety is too much? What's normal? What's healthy? What's something to actually, you know, worry about?<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke to John M. Hettema, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at …

Anxiety

Release Stress Through Mindfulness: 4 Steps to Freedom

<b>“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” ~William James</b><p>I’ve been meditating for many years, but there …

Religious Freedom? Nope, Just Plain Old Discrimination

Religious conservatives have lost their battle over gay marriage. Most will even admit it. The clock is ticking down to April 28, when the U.S. …

LGBTQI

These Meditation Exercises Will Help You Fall Asleep In Minutes

Quiet the mental chatter once and for all.<p>It's an evil trick: We leave the office in an exhausted, zombielike state, fully intending to crash land in bed. (A recommended eight hours of sleep? Easy.) But once our head actually hits the pillow, our brain suddenly decides that <i>now</i> is the time to go …

Treating Eating Disorders With Chinese Medicine

Occasionally I am asked whether acupuncture can treat someone with an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, or obsessive overeating. As with …

The Five Worst Supreme Court Justices In American History, Ranked

Today is the official release date for my book, <i>Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of Comforting the Comforted and Afflicting the Afflicted</i>. As …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

How to Change an Addiction

For most of us, there’s always something we do that if we did less of, would help out our lives. Call it a habit, an addiction or just a magnificent …

Alsana

WELCOME TO ALSANA<p>We have a new name, a fresh approach and continued commitment to evidence-based treatment and client-focused care. Castlewood …

Science says these 5 daily rituals will make you happy

17%.<p>Via "The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work:"<p>Only 17% of the adult population is said to be flourishing, fulfilling their potential for happiness, success, and productivity.<p>Less than one in five. And the question that follows is, of course: <i>how do I become one of those …

18 Apps That Will Help You Chill The F*ck Out

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Mindfulness

5 years living in Switzerland convinced me that it's a great place to be an American expat

My family and I moved to a small town just outside of Zurich when I was younger and lived there for five years.<p>Switzerland had the fifth highest GDP per capita in the world at $84,815 in 2013, coming in close behind the Macao region in China, Qatar, Norway, and Luxembourg.<p>That's a whole $30,000 …

So What If Robert Durst Said He ‘Killed Them All’?

In <i>my</i> book, Robert Durst must be one helluva lovable, charming guy who just happens to be cursed with a ghastly run of bad luck. I mean, people keep …

Crime

Dieting to Single-Digit Body Fat

I recently competed in my first ever bodybuilding show, The IBFA ‘Silver City Classic’ 2014 held in Aberdeen, Scotland where I placed 2nd in the …

Showing hello: 15 ways people greet each other around the world

<i>Bonjour</i>. <i>Namaste</i>. <i>Ciao</i>. <i>Ni hao</i>. <i>Guten tag</i>.<p>There are a number of ways to say hello around the world, and just as many ways to show them.<p>These traditional …

An Open Letter To Those Who Think That Their "Life Sucks"

Okay, let’s admit it.<p>Life sucks! You often utter these words, you might have said it a number of times in a day that, <i>“My Life really sucks.”</i><p>I’m …

Motivation

The 10 Most Surprising K-Pop Comeback Concepts

“I know enough of the world now to have almost lost the capacity of being much surprised by anything,” wrote <b>Charles Dickens</b>. Well, Charlie was …

Music Videos

9 Things Every K-Pop Fan NEEDS To Experience Before They Die

The most thrilling part of being a K-Pop fan is being able to experience things that other people can’t, but at the same time there is a never ending …

A propaganda merry-go-round: what North Koreans watch on TV

Korean Central Television have started broadcasting in high-definition but it’s unlikely to rejuvenate the ideological scheduling, says NK News<p>A grandmother in a rural part of North Korea was given a television from her grandson who worked in an urban area. The wooden box was truly astonishing: she …