Jann Yamauchi

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Why More Athletes Are Turning to Weed

It’s a typical Wednesday evening. After a long run, Andrew*, who works in digital media in New York City, is following his standard post-run routine. …

Your Most Important Resolution for 2017? Forget About Time Management and Do This Instead

To get the most out of every day, first rethink your relationship to time.<p>As 2016 draws to a close and the new year approaches, many of us take the time to reflect and make some resolutions to change our behavior or maybe even our way of thinking:<p>What went wrong that I can correct?<p>What can I do …

Time Management

10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Mentally Stronger

Make next year about developing mental muscle.<p>When most people set out to become fitter in the New Year, they're thinking about physical fitness. In fact, getting in better physical shape tops the list of New Year's resolutions. According to a Nielson survey, 37% of people want to stay fit and …

Self-improvement

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Why Your Next Relationship Probably Won't Be Any Better Than Your Current One

Psychiatrist Adelheid Kastner thinks ending a relationship just because you think you can do better is a bad idea.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany.</i><p>Breaking up with someone can feel like getting punched in the gut nonstop for weeks on end. And it's not just the debilitating physical …

Relationships

3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

Motivation

6 Helpful Ways To Overcome Heartbreak

I'm writing this post with a lot of love for women who are nursing a broken heart.<p>Unless you married your high school sweetheart who you met when you were 14 (I know a few people who fall into this category, and part of me is envious of you) you probably have gone through one of the following …

14 Top-Rated Day Trips from San Francisco

In an incomparable setting of rolling hills overlooking a sparkling emerald-green bay, San Francisco is close to some of California's most beautiful …

Hiking

People are making themselves miserable by trying too hard to be happy

In the wake of global events like Brexit and Donald Trump’s victory, it’s hard for a lot of people to feel happy right now. And according to psychology, we shouldn’t try to fight it.<p>A growing body of research suggests that striving for happiness as an end in itself can be self-defeating. In fact, …

Happiness

Do This 1 Thing Before You Get Up Every Morning

This simple exercise can change your thought patterns and make you happier.<p>Want to feel happier, emotionally healthier, and more optimistic? When you first wake up in the morning, think of three things you're grateful for.<p>You've heard a lot about gratitude this week. Gratitude makes you happier, …

Happiness

Psychology Says This Single Word Will Help You Get Your Own Way

And it's easy to start using it today.<p>The ability to be persuasive is incredibly valuable. I'm not just talking about in your personal life, of course. But professionally, persuasion is critical to business negotiation, to elements of HR and people management and also to team collaboration and …

Xerox

10 No-Nonsense Rules for Doing More With Your Life

Your possibilities are limitless.<p><i>10 No-Nonsense rules for doing more with your Life originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Vijayraj Kamat, TEDx Speaker, Coach, on Quora:</b><p>People often ask me the …

Happiness

The 8 Best Things to Thank Your Spouse For

'Tis the time of year to show thanks. And one person you must thank is your spouse. Why? Because according to psychotherapist and relationship expert Toni Coleman, “too often, when partners give feedback to one another it is about what is not going well in the relationship. The focus is on the …

Lawn Mowing

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

11 habits that can create happiness at work and in life

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the beach.<p>These pleasures do bring happiness, but only temporarily. Recent studies have shown that true happiness, or life satisfaction, works a bit …

Career Coach: The best way to multitask is to focus on one priority at a time

You are juggling multiple responsibilities at work, all with rapidly approaching deadlines. Meanwhile, your personal obligations are piling up. You are beginning to feel the pressure of it all. If this sounds the least bit familiar to you, just know that you are not alone. The mantra at many …

Time Management

The 15-Minute Habit Worth Making Time For

In conducting personal (read: not at all scientifically rigorous or thorough) research for this article, I asked anyone willing to talk to me if they …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

Make Your Mornings Work for You

<i>This piece originally appeared on Uncubed.com.</i><p>There are people who greet the morning with a smile. Then there are the rest of us.<p>Despite the fact …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

This article originally appeared on Time and Barking Up the Wrong Tree.<p>John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% …

These 10 beautiful Spanish words have no equivalent in English

One of the best things about learning a new language is discovering words with no equivalent in your native tongue. After all, they end up teaching …

How to prepare for a hiking trip to Zion’s Narrows

Efficient Ways To Decorate With Furniture For Small Spaces

We love small spaces for being challenging and for inspiring people to come up with all sorts of interesting and ingenious solutions when it comes to …

Ten Ways to Ruin A Relationship

Whether on friendship, parenting, or self-care, Dr. Habib Sadeghi’s life tips are pretty much commandments in <i>goop</i>’s book, at this point. Sadeghi, the …

Relationships

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

You can now Google your home to see if you should go solar

Google has put itself on the map by funding more than $2 billion in renewable energy projects.<p>Now the search giant wants to map the amount of …