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10 things highly successful people do before going to sleep

They have a set of actions and activities that inspire, refresh and renew passion for their business plans and personal life goals.<p>Before you go to bed, try these 10 things so that you can wake up ready to tackle the day ahead.

Success

Kids With Parents In Prison Often Deal With Untreated Trauma

Millions of American kids have an incarcerated parent, which can trigger PTSD, depression, and other mental health disorders. A unique Brooklyn organization is trying to help, one family at a time.<p>Arlene Adams killed her partner with the knife she kept in bed with her.<p>Adams, then 21, had just put …

Positive Reinforcement: 9 Things You Shouldn't Say to Your Child

My Father’s Battle With Depression (And Our Battle As Caregivers)

My father was diagnosed with acute depression — chronic or clinical depression in medical terms — in February. It turned out that he had been …

Depression

Doris Fuller on Losing Her Daughter to Mental Illness: 'Her Voices Told Her to Hurt Herself'

The last time Doris Fuller saw her daughter Natalie was the night before she left for a business trip. The close mother and daughter had planned a …

13 Things To Remember When You Love A Person Who Has Depression

1. Depression is <i>not</i> a choice.<p>Depression is one of the most helpless and frustrating experiences a person can have. It’s sometimes feeling sad, …

8 specialty websites that let you book a luxury hotel room for cheap

Insiders know where to book a luxe hotel on the cheap. Of course there are the major online travel agencies like Priceline, Orbitz, and Hotels.com, but those are just a starting point for in-the-know travelers.<p>Here are eight websites that let you book luxury hotels for less.

Hospitality

Mindfulness may be as good as meds for staving off depression

<b>THE QUESTION</b> Doctors generally prescribe antidepressants to help people avoid the recurrences that are common with chronic depression. Might mindfulness therapy, which helps people change the way they respond to feelings and experiences that trigger their bouts of depression, offer an alternative …

Depression

More treatment, less jails: Incarcerating pregnant women for drug use is dangerous, not compassionate

North Carolina is considering jailing pregnant women for drug use. This isn’t just bad policy — it’s dangerous<p>North Carolina is currently considering a measure that would jail women who use drugs during their pregnancies “if her child is born addicted to or harmed by the narcotic drug.”<p>The measure …

Pregnancy

The 30 Best TED Talks of All Time That Will Open Your Mind and Inspire You to Take Action

This Is What Depression Really Looks Like

Time to Change has launched "Get the Picture", a campaign to end the use of head-clutching pictures in stories about depression.<p><i>Today sees Time to Change, the mental health anti-stigma programme run by Rethink Mental Illness and Mind, launch Get the Picture, a campaign aiming to encourage media</i> …

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Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

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Practical Ideas to Help You Quickly Improve Your Self-Esteem

Gloria Steinem<p>Self-esteem isn’t everything; it’s just that there’s nothing without it.<p>This article is part of an 8 part series to help you develop …

Self-help

Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought

The genes that increase a person's risk of developing psychiatric illnesses work together in the body, geneticists say<p>Schizophrenia, depression, and bipolar disorder have more in common than previously thought. Not only are they linked through shared genes, the genetic mutations associated with …

The Brain

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

17 Things We Learned About Income Inequality in 2014

The Atlantic's Business editors break down the year's most divisive economic conversation.<p>Earnings growth for the richest Americans has been outpacing the income growth of the lower and middle classes since the 1970s, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities's analysis of data from …

How Torture Changes the Brain

At times, waterboarding rendered al-Qaida terror suspect Abu Zubaydah hysterical. But later, a message to CIA headquarters described an interrogator …

Poll: 57% of Americans Say Race Relations in U.S. Are Bad

A majority of Americans now say that race relations in the United States are bad, according to the latest NBC News/ <i>Wall Street Journal</i> poll, which …

United States

Extra mental health support for new mums and mums-to-be

<b>Women with or at risk of mental health problems should receive extra support at all stages of pregnancy and beyond, updated NHS guidelines say.</b><p>They come a fortnight after the bodies of Charlotte Bevan, 30, and her four-day-old daughter Zaani were found in the Avon Gorge after they went missing from …

Mental Health

Federal Appeals Court Denies Transgender Inmate's Surgery Claim

Reversing a trial court's order, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals denied Massachusetts inmate Michelle Kosilek's request for gender reassignment surgery.<p>NEW YORK CITY — A divided federal appeals court Tuesday denied a Massachusetts Department of Correction inmate's request for gender reassignment …

“They wouldn’t allow me to see the doctor”: Another pregnant woman jailed in Wisconsin for seeking medical care

Tamara Loertscher told her doctor about her previous drug use because she wanted to get care. She got jail instead<p>Tamara Loertscher just had a feeling she was pregnant. She didn’t have health insurance and money was tight, but went to see a doctor anyway. It turns out that her suspicions were …

Homeless for the Holidays: Many Americans Out in the Cold

Some kids don’t want iPads, Xboxes or Frozen dolls for Christmas: They just want a place to call home.<p>New data point to a troubling rise in homelessness among America’s poor families, which means more kids will be figuratively — and sometimes literally — left out in the cold this holiday …

High Blood Pressure

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

Pregnancy and childbirth: why mental health care for parents is important

In a new series of articles published in <i>The Lancet</i>, researchers highlight the importance of mental health care of parents during pregnancy and after …

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