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For Great Skin, Eat More of These Foods

The myriad products that line pharmacies and beauty stores are the only proof we need to confirm that we're all a little obsessed with having perfect …

Nutrition

Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?

The immune system's response to the Western diet is similar to how it reacts to infection by dangerous bacteria, according to new research led by the …

Immune System

8 Ways To Take Your Stress and Turn it into Passion | Inc.com

Stress is not a fun feeling -- as most people can attest. The anxiety feels like a constant burden, and it makes going through life more troublesome. There is a constant weight in your mind and a nagging voice telling you to worry.<p>Some of the most successful people are characterized by their …

Self-help

Genius Mom Makes 5-Year-Old Daughter Pay ‘Rent’

This mom makes her daughter pay “rent” to teach her the value of money<p>Do you ever have those moments where you feel like you’re really nailing the …

Parenting

Try this morning yoga sequence and feel strong all day long

<i>Each week of Well+Good’s ReNew Year Challenge focuses on a different theme. Every Monday, Lauren Ash, founder of Black Girl in Om, will give you a</i> …

Yoga

Which CBD Method Is Right For You? A Look at Oils, Gummies, Pills, and More

Now that we've broached the ever-mysterious, immensely complex subject of how much CBD to take for your symptoms (spoiler: it depends), it's time to figure out the best <i>form</i> of CBD to use for your symptoms. Should you try a chocolate treat or a gummy? What about a capsule? A sublingual tincture or …

Playful parents prevent anxious kids: study

One of the study's co-authors, Rebecca Lazarus, says behaviours that can have a protective effective on kids include giving them a fright, teasing, …

Kids

12 tips from successful execs on how to stop negative people from getting in your way

Chronically-negative people can slow down your momentum and sabotage real success. Top entrepreneurs and members of The Oracles share their bulletproof strategies for cutting ties with negative people once and for all.

Self-improvement

If You Want a New Job in 2018, This 1 (Unconventional) Step Could Speed Things Up | Inc.com

<b>Next to losing weight, one of the most common New Year's resolutions is to change jobs.</b><p>Given the unemployment rate is at an all-time low, employers are not only lowering their candidate expectations, they're also throwing money at the talent shortage by increasing salaries in hopes of luring more …

Employment

8 Ways to Ignite Motivation in Your Life

Motivation is like our inner rocket fuel. It acts as a surge of energy that pulses through us and pushes us to get things done. When motivation comes, it can be pure magic. You feel powerful and focused. You feel confident that you can pretty much conquer anything that comes your way. …

Want to Raise Calmer, Happier Kids? Science Says This Can Help | Inc.com

Mindful is the new busy. Backed by science showing that mindfulness boosts everything from immunity to productivity, workplaces across the world are encouraging employees to get back to the business of being right here, right now.<p>The demand for mindfulness--whether from a course, a coach, a …

Mindfulness

I Practice Intermittent Fasting, and This Is What 1 Week of My Food Looks Like

When people find out I do intermittent fasting, where I only eat from noon to 7 p.m. and fast the rest of the day, <i>and</i> that I'm vegan, they always …

Holistic Medicine

The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon

As Jeff Bezos’s juggernaut continues to grow, forward-thinking competitors are finding creative ways to succeed—and be what Amazon can never be.<p>The Mall of America’s terrazzo floors, glazed white like doughnut frosting, ribbon out in every direction, creating a vast mirror maze of consumerism with …

eCommerce

Three Poems to Introduce Children to Mindfulness

How can you help a child reap the benefits of mindfulness, especially if they’re not old enough to read or sit still for very long?<p><i>Breathe and Be: A</i> …

21 Strange Jobs Humans Will Probably Have in the Future | Inc.com

Robots are coming for our jobs. We've heard it before, and to a varying degree, it's true. Business consultant group Cognizant predicts in its book "What to do when machines do everything" that over the next 10 to 15 years, 12% of jobs in the U.S. will be replaced by automation.<p>However, all is not …

Artificial Intelligence

Robot companions are just what the doctor ordered

In hospitals and elder care centers, companion bots might make a variety of experiences less painful or lonely.<p>"[Boo Boo] brings a joy and a distraction from either the pain or the sadness or the illness that humans just aren't able to deliver to kids."<p>Phil Parker, health care executive<p>"There's …

Health Care

Self Care Skills - Life Skills for Independent Living

01<p>of 06<p>Self Care Life Skills - Self Feeding<p>One might think that self feeding is a natural skill. Even children with severe disabilities get hungry. …

7 strategies for keeping kids entertained without screens

Introduction<p>Babysitters have told me in the past that my house is boring. There is no TV, and up until recently, there was no WiFi, only a hardline …

Streetwear

This Technique Can Help You Meditate in Less Than a Minute

While most of us can probably agree that meditating regularly is a great idea in theory, actually putting it into practice might seem like too much …

These 8 Apps Are Exactly What You Need To Conquer Stress And Anxiety

Are you stressed out?<p>The right question would be: Who isn't? Stress has become a regular part of a person's life.<p>You're stressed about the way you …

Penn State

10 Foods To Boost Your Memory And Improve Focus

Go ace your exams this year and thank me later.<p>November 15, 2017<p>With finals coming up, I'm on the lookout for some tricks and hacks that'll help with …

Fit in my 40s: ‘I’d rather eat earth than meditate for 17 more seconds’

Mindfulness has to be principled, otherwise it’s just a guy in California eating a raisin really, really slowly<p>The problem with mindfulness is that it spread across the world unhinged from the philosophy of human goodness that was supposed to underpin it. A sniper has to be mindful, in the sense of …

Mindfulness

Healing Meditation: Guided Meditation for Body Healing

“Your body possesses the innate capacity to heal itself. Science has proven, beyond doubt, that the contents of our thoughts and emotions directly …

Meditation

Artificial Intelligence Is Putting Ultrasound on Your Phone

If Jonathan Rothberg has a superpower, it’s cramming million-dollar, mainframe-sized machines onto single semiconductor circuit boards. The …

9 Soups to Meal-Prep Now That It's Chilly Out and Salads Aren't Cutting It

Soup is such an underrated meal. Maybe it’s because it <i>seems</i> like a whole process to make (false!), but it’s just not on our meal-prep radar the way …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Step By Step Advice for People Who Struggle With Their Emotions

What's some good advice for people who struggle to handle their emotions? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Matt Bodnar, Investor & Accidental Podcaster, on Quora:<p>Emotions are a topic we …

Mindfulness