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10 secrets to help you save money on everything you buy — all the time

Sometimes saving money feels like playing a game of whack-a-mole at a carnival. You save $6.50 by bringing lunch to work on Tuesday, then blow $7 on …

Personal Finance

The do’s and don’ts of protein

You can be really, really clueless about nutrition and weight loss and still know this: Protein is a freakin' saint. It's satiating as heck (bolstering your willpower against nefarious 3 p.m. cupcakes), it keeps your hair lush and leonine, and of course it builds strong muscles (so you can lift …

Nutrition

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The new year marks the 150th celebration of Canadian Confederation, and to commemorate the country’s birthday, Parks Canada is offering free …

National Parks

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

GIF<p>We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to …

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety

Cancer is a brutal disease on both the body and mind. Not only do treatments like chemotherapy take a massive toll, but the emotional side effects …

American Psychiatric Association

Are the Faithful More Selfish Than Atheists?

Common complaints about atheism go like this: How could you think that <i>all this</i> is for no reason? Who are you to say that you know there is no …

American Philosophy

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on What We Set Out to Do and What to Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his …

Five Behaviors Of People Who Are Happy At Work

“I’m good at my job, Rebecca, really good. And I want to stay here. I just want to be happier in it.” A coaching client recently defined what so many of us experience. We work really hard to get ahead in our careers and yet so often, even when we get to the “dream job” we can catch ourselves being …

Happiness

I spent 15 years confusing money with happiness. Here’s how I learned to stop

For almost 15 years, I worked in the finance industry. The people I worked with had a number of things in common: a taste for Gucci loafers; a predilection for the $39 Lever House breakfast. And we all believed in a kind of holy grail. We referred to it as The Number.<p>Everyone in finance had their …

Skinny Jeans

How 5BX, an exercise regimen created to keep pilots in shape, can help you get fit

By the time my Uncle John was 28, in the mid-1960s, he had a demanding office job and a young family at home – and it was starting to show.<p>"I found that I was gaining a couple of pounds a year on home cooking, and getting in the habit of catching a nap after supper," he recalls, "and I realized …

Exercise

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

Motivation

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Want an Ivy League Education? These Free Online Courses Are Just as Good

Ivy league schools aren't the only place to get a top quality education.<p>Ivy league schools like Harvard and Yale are the holy grail for young, idealistic students on their way into the real world.<p>But they definitely aren't the only place to get a great education.<p>In fact, the movement towards more …

Higher Education

Sleep paralysis: Wide-awake brain, snoozing body - Futurity

Sleep paralysis isn't dangerous, but it is scary. "Someone is awake, but they have no control of their body and might...even see things that aren't …

Getting started with add-on camera lenses for your Android phone

What are the different types of phone photography lenses available?<p>Let's cut to the chase: your Android phone's camera is a powerful little tool. …

5 Yoga Moves That Will Improve Your Life

It's time to breathe and reboot — yoga style.<p>Top Latina yogi instructor, <b>Yudy Arias</b>, is showing us her favorite go-to moves to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. As part of the Simplemente Saludable initiative by Colgate Total, Arias is offering her most useful tips to empower Latinas to …

Yoga