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How Learning a New Language Changes Your Brain - At Any Age

We all know that learning a second language is a great, healthy thing to do for your brain, but new research has discovered that it actually changes …

The Brain

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …

How To Make Love Last: 3 Secrets Backed By Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

Self-help

Twenty Unique Ways to Use the 80/20 Rule Today

I’m sure most people are familiar with Pareto’s principle, developed by an Italian economist and most commonly known as the 80/20 Rule. While Pareto …

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entrepreneurs, and the most successful individuals all understand the important truth that the mind is what counts.<p>It really is as simple as Henry Ford …

Quantum Physics

Beginner Morning Yoga Sequence for Greatist (15-min)

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …

9 ways to transform yourself into a morning person

How can you curb your late-night habits and transform yourself into a morning person?<p>We read through a recent Quora thread on becoming a morning person, and highlighted some of the best, most practical responses.<p>Hitting the snooze button on your alarm clock may make you think you're getting more …

Quora

Clean Your Teeth like a Dentist with the One-Minute Flossing Technique

You’ve probably been told time and time again that flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing. The technique demonstrated in this video is …

Stay Mosquito Bite-Free All Summer With This Natural Hack

Whether your propensity to attract mosquitoes is in your genes or not, the pesky bugs are a real summertime <i>buzz</i>kill.<p>Bug spray and citronella are effective at keeping them away, but according to a video by the San Francisco Globe, there's an even easier, more natural way to get them to leave you …

San Francisco

12 Sneaky Ways to Hide Household Eyesores

Living Rooms

10 DIY Storage Hacks That Will Make Your Apartment Feel Huge

Whether you live in an amenity-packed, 900-square-foot apartment in Tulsa, Oklahoma for only $580 a month, or a bathroom-less micro-apartment in NYC's West Village that's a <i>tenth</i> of that size yet more expensive, one truth remains:<p>We could all benefit from having a little extra space in our homes for …

DIY

Transform Your Eating: A Start-to-Finish Guide to Tracking Your Food

For lunch on Tuesday of last week, I had a vegetable stir-fry mixed with curry ground beef and a side of rice (all topped with Sriracha, of course). …

Hair Tutorial: 2 Minutes Updo for Work

RULES OF LIFE

Dr. Cherie Carter-Scott achieved her PhD in human and organisational development and for the nearly 30 years has been an international lecturer, …

The Beginner’s Guide to Every Type of Yoga Out There

<i>By Christine Yu, Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You’ve decided to finally start doing yoga—but after Googling classes in your area, your head is spinning. Should …

I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

Meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

Self-help

These 13 daily habits will seriously improve your life — and they each only take 5 minutes

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The best part is, each one only takes about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our …

Mental Disorders

6 Cleaning Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Stuff

Even innocuous products like dish soap can lead to big (and expensive) problems if you use it for the wrong task.<p>Even innocuous products like dish soap can lead to big (and expensive) problems if you use it for the wrong task.

Cleaning

5 Habit Makeovers That Will Help You Turn Your Life Around

<b>“Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days ahead.”</b> <b>~Kris Carr</b><p>Around this time four years ago, my life was a mess.<p>Work-wise, I …

Three Tips to Help Transform Your Energy from Obligation to Joy

“If you do something out of duty it will deplete you, but if you do something out of love it will energize you.” ~ Unknown<p>There are several things …