Jaz Kaur

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became a Nutritionist

You don't have to be a health nut.<p><b>1. There's more to nutrition than following the food pyramid.</b> When I was in my mid-20s, I found out my cholesterol was really high and I was showing serious signs for heart disease. My doctor said I needed to stay active and watch my diet, and I really didn't know …

The Self-Help Syndrome: Navigating the Overload

Are you one of the many people who is regularly alternating between the piles of self-help books on your nightstand and the ones that are downloaded on your e-reader? Do you thrive on attending inspirational lectures in an attempt to facilitate your need to learn and grow, but come out feeling …

Meditation

Are Single People Mentally Stronger?

To write about single life, and to ground what you write in science—which I try to do—is to be constantly put on the defensive. One headline after …

Mental Health

A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

Exercise

44 Ways To Lose 4 Inches Of Body Fat With Nutrition and Exercise

Fat: It’s the stuff that gives ice cream its creaminess, pizza its dreaminess, and Nicki Minaj her twerkiness. In the right places and in the right …

How to be a Badass in Every Aspect of Your Life: 10 Tips From Motivational Coach Jen Sincero

(Photo: Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images)<p>Let’s be honest—self-help books can get annoyingly fluffy, often to the point where trying to decipher the …

New Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior To Prozac Use For Depression

POSTED ON August 30, 2015 BY Kirsten Campbell<p><b>By Kirsten Cowart</b><p>For the first time in the Journal of Phytotherapy, it has been confirmed that <b>the</b> …

Research
Teaching

Controlling parents 'harm future mental health'

<b>Adults who were psychologically controlled as children by their parents are more likely to have poor mental health, research suggests.</b><p>University College London researchers likened the impact to that of the death of a close friend or relative.<p>They said the most important factor in developing a sense …

Mental Health

Health.com: Fitness, Nutrition, Tools, News, Health Magazine | Health

The 'Designated Survivor' star opens up about her badass career and...<p>The 'Designated Survivor' star opens up about her badass career …

Fitness

The cognitive effects of cannabis

Acute cognitive effects of cannabis<p>The acute cognitive effects of cannabis are numerous and vary widely from person to person according to several …

Cannabis

What to Ask Yourself to Get Out of a Negative Thinking Rut

<i>This questioning strategy has been shown to help people with depression – and it could help you get out of a bad thinking spiral, too. (Photo: Getty</i> …

Ohio State University

10 Expert Tips You Didn't Know About Getting Your Teenager To Open Up

“The days are long but the years are short.”<p>Whoever said it first deserves a high five because -- yep -- that sums parenting up in a nutshell.<p>And the days are particularly long in the beginning; while the years are particularly short once your “child” approaches adulthood -- otherwise known as the …

Parenting

The Brain: The Trouble With Teens

Underlying this behavior are the neural circuits of the teen brain. Neuroscientist B. J. Casey and her colleagues at the Sackler Institute of the …

10 Signs Of An Abusive Partner In A Relationship

Abuse comes in many forms. No two relationships are the same. However, there is definitely a common thread on the patterns and behaviors that we see, …

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Social Anxiety Linked to High IQs

Steven Bancarz, creator of ‘Spirit Science and Metaphysics,’ recently wrote an article in response to some studies that suggest people who practice …

Scientists separate medical benefits of THC from "unwanted side effects"

Scientists in Spain believe they have found a way to separate the "medical benefits" of cannabis from the "unwanted side effects". By isolating a …

Cannabis

Aura Medical Corporation: Clinics offering ketamine injections to treat depression blame negative publicity for closures

A controversial commercial chain of depression clinics offering injections of the party drug ketamine claim they have been forced to close down due …

Depression

One Reason Our Brains Love to Procrastinate

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>Sometime around 2006, two Harvard professors began to study why we procrastinate. Why do we avoid doing the things we know we should do, even when it’s clear that they are good for us?<p>To answer this question, the two professors — Todd Rogers and Max …

Procrastination

A Breakdown Of The Summer Hair Trends You Need To Know

Summer is the perfect time to get a fresh new hairstyle. This is first because you may have a holiday coming up and second because the summer is …

Personal Training for the People: Introducing TroupeFit's New House Call Workout App

The steady rise of fitness-class culture has had many positive effects: creating room for an unprecedented variety of workouts, which make staying in shape more appealing, motivating, and social than ever before. But the increased interest in your favorite boot camp, boxing, and Reformer studios …

Exercise

The Late Night Snacks That Won't Upset Your Stomach and Wreck Your Sleep

Late night snacking isn’t ideal, but sometimes you just gotta eat. If you have to work late, get up early, or just have a case of the late night …

Digestion

The four-step guide to eliminating distractions

<i>This is a guest post by Hamza Khan</i>Just because you’re at work doesn’t mean you’re getting work done. Edward Hallowell, author of <i>Driven to Distraction</i> …

Productivity

What Do We Pray For?

What should we pray for? In what order?<p><b>Of Petition</b>, from <i>Finding God through Meditation</i>, by St. Peter of Alcantara<p>This noble oblation being well …

Theology