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No One Teaches American Fathers How To Be Dads

A study found that fathers are often forgotten when it comes to services to help them be good parents.<p>Fathers have a significant impact on their …

University of Michigan

The Anti-Anxiety Mind Trick That Can Help You Stop Overthinking Every Single Decision

It's not easy, but it works.<p><i>This essay is adapted from</i> The Healthy Mind Toolkit <i>by Alice Boyes, PhD, a former clinical psychologist turned writer.</i><p>If …

Self-help

Conversation is a skill. Here’s how to be better at it

<b>Celeste Headlee</b> is a journalist, public radio host, and professional opera singer whose TED Talk on conversations has been viewed over 10 million …

TED Talks

10 Tips to Make Your Relationship With Your Child Stronger

Strengthening the parent-child relationships requires work and effort. Parenting is a tough job, but by maintaining a close relationship and open …

Kids

This is Why You Can’t Stop Interrupting People

You're not alone, but you're still kind of a dick.<p>People who interrupt others are incredibly annoying. But studies suggest that, however unrepentant …

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

7 Myths About The Vulva That Are Hurting Your Sexual Health

The vulva is shrouded in a lot of mystery and misconceptions, thanks to a culture that considers it a receptacle for a penis at worst and an inferior …

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Trump signs proclamation directing troops to secure border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting the situation had reached "a point of crisis," President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation directing the …

How to Get Rid of Under Eye Bags for Good

<b>No one likes eye bags,</b> they make people look old and unattractive. There are many treatment options for eye bags, although some will not get rid of …

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

Kick Those Extra Pounds to the Curb With This 20-Minute Fat-Blasting Workout

Let's cut the frills and the time-wasters. These are the best moves to blast fat in just 20 minutes. Taking on each of these exercises without resting will zest up your whole body and rev up your metabolism, so you can blast fat during and even after the workout ends. To get you the most effective …

Workouts

Your Complete Guide to Parenting a 15-Year-Old

By the time most teens turn 15, they’re rather independent. Yet, the vast majority of them struggle to recognize their limitations. As a result, …

How to Manage Anxiety Without Dumping It on the People You Love

In my experience, shared neuroses are as good of a bonding agent as shared interests. Some of my favorite relationships have solidified as a result …

Mindfulness

High Blood Pressure Dangers: Hypertension's Effects on Your Body

High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Left uncontrolled, you may wind up with a …

What Is Yogic Sexuality?

Contrary to what we have been taught, love is not something that <i>happens</i> to us when we are face to face with the right person or find ourselves in the …

Spirituality

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave or stockpiled supplement powders, you've definitely heard about adaptogens. They're the supposed panacea for anxiety, depression, insomnia, hormonal issues, sex …

Wellness

Ultra-Processed Food Linked to Cancer, Study Says

Processed snacks, drinks and desserts may be associated with a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study.<p>The research, published Wednesday in</i> …

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

Nine warning signs of serious health conditions your face could be telling you

Everyday problems such as dry skin or watery eyes may actually be clues to more serious health and lifestyle problems.<p>Looking at a person's face can …

Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip their clothes off, order in a vat of whipped cream and install a chandelier to swing from?<p>No? Well there’s your problem – according, at least, to Michele Weiner-Davis, …

TED Talks

How to learn Spanish: Master the language in eight days on a total immersion course

A box of matches. Flares. A liferaft. I am trying to work out what I would need to survive on the moon from a list of 15 items, all written in …

Language Learning

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

One person is probably responsible for almost 600 percent of Bitcoin's price rise

Bitcoin is complicated. From what, exactly, it's good for to who created it, there remains a host of unanswered questions about the world's foremost …

I advertised for a man to get me pregnant - then I fell in love

<b>Ten months ago, thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant. A series of relationships had failed so she tried a radically new approach - she posted an advert online. The outcome turned out to be far better than she had hoped.</b><p>"Safe, bareback babymaking," the advert read.<p>"I'm in my 30s & have …

My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …