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A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

5 Yin Yoga Poses Every Runner Should Do

Yin yoga is slower and seems more like a meditation session.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>Life is full of opposing pairs: sweet …

10 beginner-friendly yoga poses anyone can master

One simple way to improve your health is to start doing yoga. A regular practice has been show to help boost your mood, strengthen and tone your …

These $3 No-Slip Socks Are the Best No-Slip Socks, Hands-Down

<i>This article originally appeared on People.com.</i><p>If you’ve ever bought a pair of loafers or flats that completely cut up your foot when worn without …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Two Babies Have Been Cancer-Free After Receiving Treatment Created With Gene Editing

A Novel But Promising Therapy<p>Cancer continues to be one of the major diseases that plagues humanity. Around the world, approximately 1 in 6 deaths is …

The myth that gender is binary is perpetuated by a flawed education system

High schools all teach the same narrative in sex-ed: Chromosomes determine genitals, which determine sex, which determines gender. Women are XX, and men are XY. One has a penis, the other a vagina. It’s science. Right?<p>But what about people born with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), a disorder …

Education Policy

Former Bachelorette Trista Sutter Suffers Seizure in Croatia: 'I Ended Up in a Euphoric White Dream'

Former <i>Bachelorette</i> star Trista Sutter suffered a seizure during her family vacation in Croatia on Thursday.<p>The ABC alum, who is currently in Europe …

The Bachelor

'Serial platypus killer' suspected after decapitated bodies found in botanic gardens

Authorities in New South Wales are investigating a spate of suspicious platypus deaths in Albury Botanic Gardens.<p>Three of the protected animals have been found dead in park the last five weeks, with two of them decapitated.<p>Hazel Cook of the Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service (WIRES) …

This Bodyweight Workout Keeps Burning Calories Long After You Stop Moving

The cool thing about exercise is that there's actually science behind it, so if your goal is to get the most out of every minute of your workout, …

Workouts

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Happiness

Release Tension With a Psoas Reset

<b>The poor psoas often gets blamed as a common culprit when it comes to issues in the body.</b> From postural stability and hip function to breath and …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation

The 3 lists I make every day to stay focused and productive

Some of the most valuable habits I've identified go back to basics. They aren't anything fancy. In fact, all I need to complete them is something to write with.<p>My favorite writing exercises, when I do them consistently, make me more productive, effective, and just plain happy.<p>They've also been …

Productivity

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

Hemp: how one little plant could boost America's economy

The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?<p>Imagine a plant that cuts cholesterol, reduces our exposure to toxins, can ease joint inflammation, proves more durable than concrete, and can provide the economy with …

Cannabis

I tried using a SAD lamp during winter to boost my mood—here’s what happened

December may officially be the start of winter, but holiday gatherings and New Year’s celebrations keep the (literally) cold, hard truth from setting …

Depression

This "Magic Eraser" Hair Foam Is the New Dry Shampoo

Because has Jen Atkin ever steered us wrong?<p>Listen up, or you'll have to suffer from a whole new form of #FOMO, or rather, #FOAMO. Jen Atkin, the Kardashian's go-to hairstylist and girlfriend after our own heart, is adding another styling product to the Ouai lineup and, you guessed it, it's a foam. …

The Simple Way to Give Difficult Feedback (Without Hurting Feelings) | Inc.com

Whether you're a leader or a peer, part of your responsibility is to give people feedback. Having been raised in a culture that often dances around the truth and tiptoes near insecurities, you may lack the skills required to balance brutal honesty with a sense of compassion.<p>Think about the feedback …

Self-help

You’ve Never Seen an Omelet Like This

Step 1<p>Separate the egg whites and yolks and place in two medium-sized bowls. Whisk egg whites until soft peaks form (when you hold up the whisk, the …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

It's official: science says more money won't make you happier

It has been said that money can’t buy happiness. Now, a new report has been released confirming this to be true. The study, conducted by researchers …

My Partner’s Reaction To My Anxiety Made Me Fall Even More In Love With Her

The official story is that I was diagnosed with and treated for generalized anxiety disorder when I was in my early 20s. It was around that time that …

Cognitive science backs up the ancient Indian philosophy that we’re conscious even in deep sleep

Deep, dreamless sleep is often described as unconsciousness. We certainly don’t see distinct objects or have linear and memorable trains of thought, as we do in daily life or while dreaming. But in a meta-analysis published last month in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, cognitive science experts argue …

Consciousness

How to Manage Your Emotions Without Fighting Them

We often hear tips and tricks for helping us to “control” our emotions, but that’s the wrong idea: strong emotions aren’t bad, and they don’t need to be pushed down or controlled; they are, in fact, data. Our emotions evolved as a signaling system, a way to help us communicate with each other and …

How Nature Benefits Your Mental Health

Recently, scientists have been working out whether grass and trees could be used to treat depression and anxiety.<p>Have you ever come home from a day in the countryside and felt... better? Mood altered, anxiety soothed, mind hushed? It seems obvious that getting out of the clanging grind of the city …