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Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Why Crunchy Food Might Help You Lose Weight

A recent study has revealed a weight-loss trick that couldn’t be simpler: Turn down the volume in your environment (or your earbuds), and listen to …

The 5 Drugstore Foundations Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

<i>By Renee Jacques, Allure</i><p>Photo: Courtesy Of Maybelline New York, L'Oréal Paris, And Sonia Kashuk<p>Since few of us in the real world have Kerry Washington's amazingly flawless complexion, good foundation is a staple. It's something most of us use every day, so although quality, coverage, and staying …

The Best Skincare Products for Your Wedding

Looking like the best version of yourself on your wedding day (and beyond!) can be pretty pricy. In fact, brides spend an average of $1,851 on beauty products during their engagement alone. Instead of dumping those funds into products that don't perform, try our editor-approved list, filled with …

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• To start over, you must empty your existing database.<br>• To install to a different database, edit the appropriate <i>settings.php</i> file in the <i>sites</i> folder.<br>• To …

7 Dharma Tools for Depression: How the Buddha Helped Me Get Out of my Pajamas & Back Into Life.

When I started meditating, I didn’t have expectations that it would do anything for my depression.<p>I thought depression was treated by therapy and …

Meditation

31 Life-Changing Beauty Hacks

We know. You're welcome.<p><b>How To Perfect The Daytime Smokey Eye</b><p><b>How To Line Your Lips Perfectly Every Time</b><p><b>The Secret (Genius) Way To Remove Makeup</b><p><b>How To Get Summer Radiant Skin</b><p><b>The Magic Trick That Makes Dark Circles Disappear</b><p><b>3 Secrets To the Perfect At-Home Manicure</b><p><b>How To Make Your Lips Look Twice As</b> …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

Pedagogy

Why 50+ Women Should Take Control Of Their Money

When I ask my working girlfriends when they plan to retire, or <i>if</i> they plan to retire, I usually get a quizzical look — and then a shrug. Most of them are in their 50s and 60s and they all seem to think the notion of not working for pay is rather unrealistic. <br>Why? “If I stop bringing home a paycheck …

Retirement

The Psychology of Healthy Facebook Use: No Comparing to Other Lives

How to break tendencies toward social comparison<p>Do you ever go to parties just to look at beautiful people and listen to them chatter about their lovely lives? Lives punctuated only occasionally by some glitch—maybe a death in the family, or a social injustice that warrants reprimanding of societal …

6 Classic Money Lessons Get Modern-Day Upgrades

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It may not be Thursday, but let’s talk throwbacks.<p>You know, like your ’80s perm, pet Tamagotchi … and your checkbook?<p>That’s right—even old money management mainstays, like scribbling your signature on a check before handing it to the cashier, have evolved …

Personal Finance

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

The Average Savings Account Is Paying About 0.09% in Interest. Here's How to Do Better.

You can get rates that are 10 times better than average if you want them.<p>You're being financially responsible. You're socking long-term money away in …

6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

Investing

Depression Isn’t What You Think It Is

Millions of people are diagnosed with major depression, while a growing number of scientists are saying it isn’t a distinct condition. It’s part of a big shake-up in psychiatry as researchers attempt to define mental disorders by what’s going wrong in the brain rather than using checklists of …

Mental Health

How to Brain Hack Your Way to Success

Have you ever driven your car to work in the morning? Suddenly, you are parked at your office, and don’t remember the drive?<p>The entire time you were …

Small Business

Study: High-Fat Diet Could Be Linked With Depression, Mental Illness

Eating a ton of fatty foods may not just leave lasting effects on our bodies (think: higher weights, heart disease, and strokes)...a new study suggests that it could also make a difference in how our <i>brains</i> work.<p>New research in <i>Biological Psychiatry</i> found that a high-fat diet may alter the mix of …

Depression

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Self-help

7 Tax Time Retirement Savings Tricks

What if you could boost your retirement savings, courtesy of Uncle Sam? Some of the most generous provisions of the tax code are incentives to save whether via a workplace 401(k), an Individual Retirement Account, a Roth IRA, or one of many retirement plans for the self-employed. Yet year after …

Retirement

How to Break an Emotional Eating Habit

Even when you think you're hungry, you could be eating for the wrong reasons. Many people mistake dehydration for hunger, and others feel the urge when they're bored or coping with certain emotions. "If you eat when you're sad or stressed, you probably already know that food is a horrible …

Foods that trigger depression

<b>It’s no surprise that devouring a big slice of cake in one sitting can make you feel bad about yourself, but can certain foods actually make you</b> …

The Wisdom of No Escape: Pema Chödrön on Gentleness, the Art of Letting Go, and How to Befriend Your Inner Life

“Our neurosis and our wisdom are made out of the same material. If you throw out your neurosis, you also throw out your wisdom.”<p><b>Pema Chödrön</b> (b. July 14, 1936) — a generous senior teacher in the Buddhist contemplative tradition of Shambhala, ordained Buddhist nun, and prolific author — is one of …

Investing Facts You Probably Don't Know

Intelligent and responsible investing can be simple and uncomplicated. It involves buying a globally diversified portfolio of low management fee index funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) or passively managed funds in an appropriate asset allocation. After the initial purchase, there is very little …

How To Invest Your First $5,000

Since the Great Recession in 2008, many people lost their stomachs for investing. It can seem like a scary thing, reserved for the world of Wall Street and financiers. But that doesn’t mean that millennials shouldn’t get involved. Whether you want to buy a house in 10 years or save for your …

Investing

The One Word That Sums Up Everything You Need to Do to Be Happier

That word is “PERMA.” It’s an acronym for:<p><b>P</b>ositive Emotion• <b><br>E</b>ngagement<br>• Good <b>R</b>elationships• <b><br>M</b>eaning• <b><br>A</b>ccomplishment<p>Martin Seligman is a professor at the …

4 Skin-Care Products You Should Be Using Before Bedtime

<b>2. Retinol</b><br>"Retinol is pivotal in repairing the skin on a molecular level," says Graf. "The vitamin A works to form bonds with the skin’s DNA to repair skin from damage done the day before, as well as to build collagen." Coupling retinol with a moisturizer, like <b>Kate Somerville RetAsphere 2-in-1</b> …

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …