Jenni Volz

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How to Control Your Emotions During a Difficult Conversation

It’s hard not to get worked up emotionally when you’re in a tense conversation. After all, a disagreement can feel like a threat. You’re afraid you’re going to have to give up something — your point of view, the way you’re used to doing something, the notion that you’re right, or maybe even power – …

The honey bee is facing an existential threat — and it could be very bad for humans

Millions worldwide go to less lunatic lengths to capture the fruits of the labour of the world's three trillion or so honey bees, but it is a tribute to the global value of the honey bee and its nectar that even here high in Nepal, just 10 miles or so from Mount Everest, humans risk life and limb …

The 9 healthy recipes that people are freaking out over on Pinterest right now

Pinterest is a goldmine of healthy recipe inspo, but sometimes it can seem like there’s too much of a good thing: All those photos can be <i>a lot</i> to …

DIY Bathroom Vanity Ideas Perfect For Repurposers

A bathroom vanity isn’t exactly a complex piece of furniture so you could safety assume that you might be able to build one yourself. The easiest …

What to eat after working out, according to a top Harley Street nutritionist

There is a lot of conflicting nutrition, health and fitness advice around.<p>Whilst some people swear by cutting out carbs and smashing cardio, others …

Vitamin Deficiencies That Are Written On Your Face

A healthy and balanced diet is the best way to deliver vitamins and minerals to your body. However, even if you eat well, there's a good chance …

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

The art of Zen and how to reorganise your bedroom to get more sleep

If 2016 was the year of decluttering, then 2017 is shaping up to be the year we prioritise a return to Zen living.<p>Having learnt to “let it go” and live a simpler, more functional life, it’s time to focus on <i>how</i> we make better use of the new spaces we’ve created – and no more so than in the …

45 Expert-Approved Beauty Tips to Hack Your Makeup Routine

Game-changing secrets, right this way...<p>Since the standard evolution process from the "am I doing this right?" beauty novice to the "could be a vlogger" makeup expert involves much trial-and-error, we saved you the time and effort by asking makeup and skin experts directly about their best skin and …

Skin Care

Move Over Meditation

With a 32% increase in diagnosed mental health conditions in adults since 2007 and 92% of students feeling mentally distressed, it is of significant …

Mindfulness

Want To Live Forever? Science Says It’s Time To Start Chugging Coffee Now

Good news: Coffee will stunt your growth, just like your mother predicted! Better news: All that growth-stunting could actually be good for you because the stunting it’s doing is in your inflammation pathways. That’s according to a new study out of Stanford University which found that drinking more …

Stanford University

A Top Psychologist Says You Can Be Too Emotionally Intelligent. Here's Why He's Wrong

It's not really intelligence unless you know how to use it.<p>A few days ago, Thomas Chamorro-Premuzic, an accomplished psychologist and business professor, co-authored a piece in the Harvard Business Review entitled, <i>The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent.</i><p>It begins with the story of …

Emotional Intelligence

Researchers identify 4 basic personality types

<b>Study on human behavior finds 90% of the population falls into 4 categories; researchers say results are useful for negotiating or for when people</b> …

An analysis of 10,000 scientific studies on marijuana concretely supports only three medical benefits

More than half the states in the US now allow the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as at least 16 other countries. Yet of the hundreds of purported medical benefits, only three are concretely supported by scientific evidence: treating chronic pain, nausea after chemotherapy, and …

Multiple Sclerosis

Science: Talking Sh*t Is Great For Your Health

If you’ve ever heard that old chestnut that “great minds discuss ideas, while small minds discuss how ugly their new friend’s baby is,” and felt bad because you find it much more fun to talk about how an infant looks like a lopsided old man than Plato’s lesser works, then today is your day to feel …

Psychology

What Happens When You Put Weed in Your Coffee

In the name of public service I sampled a few java-ganja products to observe their effects on my cognitive and motor functions.<p>There's a common misconception that if you combine two drugs you'll get the best of both worlds. It's the same thinking that gave us the vodka & Red Bull, the spliff, or …

Cannabis

What Nobody Tells You About Self-Care

Self-care includes a lot of adult-ing, and activities you want to put off indefinitely.<p><i>Written by</i> Mawiyah Patten<p>In social work, “self-care” is one of those terms that is so overused, it has ceased to mean anything. Typically when self-care is referenced, the speaker is referring to activities and …

21 Potato Recipes That Will Ruin You For Anything Else

Potato my gosh.

Science Continues Proving That People Who Swear Are The !@#$ing Best

Do you swear a lot? Great! Because here’s some excellent and important information that will make your day about ten !@#$ing times better: People who swear are the best. No, really. Studies have been done. Last year, we learned that people who swear are articulate and intelligent; then we learned …

Language

You Can Improve Your Default Response to Stress

One morning while anchoring <i>The Early Show</i> in New York, one of my coanchors got mixed up and tossed the show to me five minutes before I was slated to appear for my next segment, which was covering breaking news on political corruption in Washington. The teleprompter was cued to a different story, …

Self-help

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

6 Ways to Keep Millennials From Burning Out

Here's what to do if you want younger workers to be happy, motivated and productive.<p>Burnout is the last thing you want at work. People who suffer from it don't perform well, get sick more often and experience higher absenteeism. What causes it? Essentially, it's what happens when chronic stress …

Employee Engagement

When you learn this Buddhist master's 21 rules of life, you'll completely realign your priorities

Ever heard of Miyamoto Mushashi?<p>If not, he was an expert Japanese swordsman, Buddhist and ronin.<p>He became renowned through stories of incredible …

How an emotional ‘hangover’ changes your brain

Emotional experiences can induce physiological and internal brain states that persist for long periods of time—an emotional “hangover.”<p>“How we …

The Brain

Want Your Kids to Become Financially Secure Adults? Parents of Today's Wealthy Did This, Study Says

Do you believe that today's multimillionaires were born wealthy? Not so--they were taught to become wealthy.<p>What are the odds of a low-to-middle-class kid growing into a successful, wealthy adult? This may come as a surprise to those who believe that most wealthy people were born into money, but …

Success

Is Sugar the New Smoking?

Thirty years ago, we were blind to the dangers of secondhand smoke. Now it’s our addiction to sugar and processed food that will shock future …

Why it’s so hard to get over your ex, according to a relationship psychologist

Few things knock your emotional world off its axis like a breakup. When my first long-term relationship ended, I woke up for several days in a row not quite remembering that my ex and I had split. This lapse would only last one or two seconds, but each time the reality hit, I switched from my usual …

Psychology

3 Ways to Silence Self-Doubt, According to a Spirit Coach

With all of the reflection that the end of the year brings, it's common to measure yourself against your lofty expectations. But before you become …

10 Signs you are succeeding in life even if you don’t feel you are

Share18<p>Tweet<p>Share60<p>+13<p>Shares 81<p>If you’re ambitious, you’re bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments …