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From a Size 22 to a Size 12: This Woman Changed Her Habits and Her Life

Meet Brooke, an empowered, strong, and inspiring woman from San Francisco, who is taking her health into her own hands and turning her entire life around with her conscious choices and habits. So far, Brooke has lost <i>over 100 pounds</i>.<p>Multiple factors have contributed to Brooke's awe-inspiring success …

Fitness

26 Things About Abundance to Consider -- From A to Z

Abundance is one of those things that many desire. For some it seems to come naturally and with little effort, and for others it seems completely out of reach. For many it appears within their grasp; however, time and time again they fall short of obtaining it. The lens through one views abundance …

11 Things To Stop Doing In EVERY Relationship

In this case, it's not him. It's you.<p>So your new sweet romance has suddenly soured ... again. How is it possible that everything can be going so well, and then out of nowhere, your relationship fizzles – or worse, explodes? Well, <i>you</i> might be the reason for that. Case in point: half the scenes in</i> …

"I don't": Why older women have fallen out of love with remarriage

Weddings always make me weep. I’m planning a little cry at a humanist ceremony on a cliff in Cornwall this summer and will no doubt shed a tear when I sit in a pew at an upcoming church service in Oxfordshire.<p>Last month, when I attended my first gay nuptials, those of my beloved nephew to his …

A Helpful Guide to the Best Self-Help Books

1<p><b>“The Productivity Project”</b> by Chris Bailey, recommended by Amelia Diamond<p><b>What made you read it?</b><p>The cover, which apparently you’re not supposed to …

8 Ways to Be Smarter With Your Money Today

We all can be guilty of not paying close enough attention to our finances. Whether you’re saving for something big, or just want to have a bit of …

Scientists Test Ancient Body-Warming Method as Depression Treatment

A new study finds that “hyperthermia” could be helpful in treating depression. It’s a century-old idea, but bigger trials are needed before it sees widespread use.<p>The 1927 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine went to an Austrian doctor with an unusual obsession. Julius Wagner-Jauregg had been …

Imperial College London

7 apps that’ll kickstart your meditation practice—for good

Meditation is simple, right? In theory, at least, it requires nothing more than functioning lungs—but as anyone who’s tried it can attest, focusing …

Anxiety, Depression or Both?

Anxiety and depression go together like peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, or bacon and eggs. And while they don't exactly taste great …

Depression

How not to talk to someone with anxiety

As part of mental health awareness week, we asked people with anxiety to explain the most and least helpful things to say<p>In the UK a third of Britons now experience an anxiety disorder at some stage in their life. But, despite its growth, how well do we really understand it?<p>As part of mental health …

Tumors

Samsung’s S Note app is now in the Play Store

When it comes to unbundling apps, Google took the lead, and Android manufacturers have followed it closely. The latest one is Samsung, who just uploaded a key app of the Galaxy Note series to the Play Store.<p>S Note used to be exclusively available on Note devices, but Samsung made it available for …

Apps

How To Fit Meditation Into Your Morning Routine — No Matter What

By now, you’ve probably heard: Meditation holds amazing benefits. If it were a pill, it would be a miracle drug. It improves focus, productivity, and …

Mindfulness

The Benefits and Simplicity of Meditation

I recently wrote a piece ranking the Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity, and Success. The list is subjective, based on my research, reading, learning from experts, and personal experimentation over the years.<p>Although the list has generally been well-received, readers pointed out one …

The Best Thing to Eat Before and After Your Workout

Whether you’re eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s …

These Energetic Yoga Moves Are Better Than A Cup Of Coffee

Go on, greet the day.<p>Step away from the morning java and step up to the yoga mat.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Rudy Mettia demonstrates a sequence that will wake you up and energize you for the day ahead. The poses are designed to get your blood flowing and work several muscle groups. …

Yoga

11 Surprising Beauty Buys You Can Now Get on Amazon

You know Amazon. We don't have to tell you about the wonders that lurk among its pages. Why put on pants when you can order paper towels and bedroom linens from the comfort of your...

Do These 8 Things Daily to Increase Your Efficiency 1000%!

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are 24 hours in a day. 1,440 minutes. Which at first seems like a lot, but dwindles with every passing second as you race to accomplish as much as possible before the sun sets. And it’s not just work. There’s always something else …

How Diabetes Affects Your Brain

Linda Wasmer Andrews<p>Was this helpful?<p>x<p>This content is created or selected by the Healthgrades editorial team and is funded by an advertising sponsor. The content is subject to the Healthgrades medical review process for accuracy, balance and objectivity. The content is not edited or otherwise …

Diabetes

The Dalai Lama just launched a website to help you achieve inner peace

With the help of Paul Ekman, a psychologist who consulted on the 2015 Pixar film "Inside Out," and the data visualization firm Stamen Design, the Dalai Lama has launched a new website meant to give people a map for understanding their feelings.<p>It's called the "Atlas of Emotions."<p>"When we wanted to …

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

101 Inspiring Mindfulness Quotes to Live By

“Living 24 hours with mindfulness is more worthwhile than living 100 years without it.”– The BuddhaMindfulness practice , at its foundation, is …

Mindfulness

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …

Motivation

How To Stop Negative Thinking: 6 Ways To Fine-Tune Your Mind

If you are prone to negative thinking, you may feel as though this is an innate quality which will impact on you throughout your life. It is this …

Treating Opioid Addiction With A Drug Raises Hope And Controversy

Scientists and doctors say the case is clear: The best way to tackle the country's opioid epidemic is to get more people on medications that have been proven in studies to reduce relapses and, ultimately, overdoses.<p>Yet, only a fraction of the more than 4 million people believed to abuse …

Drug Addiction

We saw magic mushrooms lift long-term depression. It’s time for a change of perception

Those of us who have never felt depression will certainly know people who have, and will have shared with them that impatient hope that with time, exercise, a new season, a new prescription, a new counsellor, the cloud might lift. Thankfully it usually does; it can never feel soon enough.<p>Magic …

Magic Mushrooms

13 Ways You're Doing Your Makeup Wrong

Don't worry, it's not too late to right your makeup wrongs.<p>With so many techniques out there to choose from when it comes to applying your makeup, it's hard to know if you're making any mistakes. That's where Australian beauty blogger and professional makeup artist Stephanie Lange comes in. She …

Brain testing app will help diagnose mental health issues

Savonix is a company that claims to take the "analog processes" of cognitive assessment into the digital age. The firm is launching an iOS and Android app that, for the next six weeks, will let anyone examine their own mental ability. Users will have to undergo a series of tests that test the …

3 subtle ways you're stealing time from yourself every day

Suddenly, you realize you're not nearly as far down on your to-do list as you planned to be.<p>You think: <i>Ugh, who's stealing all my time?</i> But let's get real: No matter how busy you are, the only person sapping your productivity is <i>you</i>.<p>The truth is, it's easy to get into routines where you mindlessly …

29 Clever Kitchen Cleaning Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

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how to be (sort of) ok

Listen up as Twitter sensation and perennial sad girl Melissa Broder AKA @sosadtoday presents her guide to being, well, less sad.<p>I'm not really in the advice game. The people who have helped me the most with my anxiety and depression aren't the ones who tried to fix me. Rather, it's those who …