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Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them) | Inc.com

Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so caught up in day-to-day issues, like homework and soccer practice, that you forget …

Self-help

Parents, Get Realistic About Your Expectations For Young Kids

Your two-year-old refuses to share his toy with your friend's child. He snatches back his Thomas train. You are embarrassed, send him to his room for a time out, and tell him to come out when he's ready to apologize. Once in his room, your child throws a full-fledged tantrum, complete with loud …

Do This 1 Thing For A Week To Clear The Mental Cobwebs

This short exercise helps clear the mental underbrush. And the biggest skeptics need it the most!<p>You know the benefits of meditation. But still, you don't do it. Hmmm.<p>Maybe it's time to consider an alternate approach. Not an alterna-<i>tive</i>--I have no doubt that meditation is everything you've heard. …

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6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

5 at-home workouts better than the gym

What you know about exercising from home is true: There are more things hindering your workout than helping it. But that doesn't mean you can't get a …

The Best Abs Exercises to Get Built for the Beach

You’ve heard it a million times: Abs are built in the kitchen. We’re not trying to refute that. It’s true, whether you want to let yourself believe …

How to Get the Perfect Crop Ratio in Lightroom

Iceland<p>Are you struggling to crop your pictures so that they look their best and fit into one of the standard crop ratios? When cropping a picture, …

A 5-Minute Exercise That Will Boost Your Mood

Try these guaranteed mood boosters, created by game designer Jane McGonigal, PhD, author of the forthcoming book Superbetter.<p><i>On left: Positive emotions, On right: Negative emotions</i><p>Look over the emotional states above and on a separate piece of paper write down any you've felt in the past 24 hours. …

Here's Proof Mindfulness Can Transform Your Life

Think of it as a workout for your mind.<p>The term "mindfulness" can scare people off. But the truth is, the practice could be your greatest superpower.<p>The basic premise of mindfulness is possessing an awareness of your thoughts, which, when you think about it, is a very useful tool. Next time you …

Pump Up Your Biceps, Triceps, and Shoulders with the Triple Crush

Your arms will never look bigger or feel stronger<p>Looking for a good arm workout?<p>You could hit your biceps with some curls, then your shoulders with the overhead press, and finally your triceps with a few extensions.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That Are So Intense, …

Workouts

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Workouts

Facebook’s sneaky app is draining your iPhone battery

iPhone users who have been suffering from worse battery life since upgrading to iOS 9 may want to try deleting Facebook’s iOS app.<p>The social network confirmed reports that surfaced earlier this week claiming the iOS app uses a heavy amount of resources in the background to run processes. The big …

The guy who built Google Maps just raised $30 million for his Office-killer app

So it's not too surprising that he has lofty goals of one day replacing Microsoft Office with his online work collaboration app Quip.<p>"I just think word processing, or typing on a piece of paper that's optimized for printing, is not as relevant now as it once was," Taylor told us.<p>Taylor's not alone …