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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Yep, Orgasmic Yoga Is a Thing and I Went to See If It Works

I’ve been to my fair share of yoga classes. Vinyasa, power, hatha, Bikram, Buti, Kundalini… the list goes on. But when Dame Products, a sex toy …

Google Started This for Employees in 2007 and Now You Can, Too | Inc.com

In business, a small mistake or misjudgment can become a large (and expensive) problem. So wouldn't it be awesome if there were a simple way to improve your concentration, productivity, and decision-making?<p>Well, there is. The solution already exists.<p>It's called mindfulness and it's a simple, …

Mindfulness

Kegel exercises provide women with many health benefits

If you ever pee a little when you sneeze, cough or laugh, you probably have received this advice from a well-meaning friend or even your doctor: “Do …

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation | Inc.com

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday party.<p>What kind of legacy would you like to <i>leave behind</i> is the idea.<p>Although imagining your …

Self-improvement

Why People Smoke Weed to Treat Depression

Smoking weed to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon—but does it actually work?<p>Your typical stoner is a jolly sort. Keanu Reeves' face displays the same flat affect whether he's discovering that he knows kung fu or learning that Morpheus has been kidnapped. The high highs, the low …

How to take care of others without burning out - Scope

In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers, and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest …

These 9 behaviors could cut your dementia risk by 35 percent

Quitting smoking, being social, and exercising more can boost your brain health.<p>Dementia has long been thought of as an inevitable part of aging, but researchers are increasingly learning that’s not quite true.<p>About a third of dementia cases might actually be avoided by living a lifestyle that …

Dementia

Nap Attack: 23 Photos of Cuddly Creatures

The week has just begun and we already have a case of the “Mondays” at ISO. All we wanna do is cuddle up and go back to bed, but instead of snoozing …

The 20 questions that will save your relationship

Everyone in a long-term relationship knows there’s a price to be paid for security. All-night sex sessions are traded for a good night’s sleep, and “lovey-dovey” chats cede to logistical briefings. (When did you last have a conversation that didn’t end with: “You forgot to buy BIN BAGS?!”) As the …

Schadenfreude

When should you take a mental health sick day?

When you’re feeling awful physically, it’s hard enough to justify taking a day off to the voice inside your head.<p>‘You’re just being lazy,’ it tells …

10 Ways to Majorly Reduce Anxiety in a Very, Very Stressful World

<i>Let's get real: life can be pretty stressful. Like, really stressful. Luckily, experts at YourTango have uncovered some great tips so you can cut down on all that anxiety and live a more balanced, healthy, and relaxing lifestyle. Here's what they found.</i><p>Instant calm and happiness.<p>Through the daily …

Mindfulness

How medical marijuana can help those with ADD and ADHD focus | Salon.com

So what’s the next best contender? According to research, cannabis.<p>A 2013 study published in the Journal of Substance Use & Misuse found that people were self-medicating, in order to deal with and manage hyperactivity and impulsive — two major components of ADD/ADHD.<p>The study surveyed about 280 …

Cannabis

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

How Long Does It Take for ADHD Medication to Work?

How long ADHD medication takes to work depends on the type of medication you have been prescribed. Typically, ADHD medication falls into two …

How To Give To Others Without Burning Out

By Emma Seppala<p>In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers, and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest of us, working long hours and raising families, seem to be approaching burnout, too. Sometimes we may feel that we’re too exhausted to …

Alcohol does not alter personality, say scientists as they debunk myth of 'happy drunk'

There is no such thing a ‘happy drunk’ scientists have concluded after finding that alcohol does not radically change personality.<p>Although many people blame drinking for alterations in their usual behaviour, new research shows that there is little shift in character between sober and squiffy.<p>In …

Psychology

Ten things a Marriage MUST HAVE to Survive

April 25, 2017 by Dave Willis<p>The human body can survive only weeks without food, days without water and minutes without air. We need certain things …

Marriage

The things sex education should have taught us but didn’t

Two things are abundantly clear: 1) sex education matters, and 2) teaching teenagers that sex is shameful messes everything up.<p>The statistics are glaring. More pragmatic approaches to teenage sexuality (i.e., “Hey, you’re going to do what you’re going to do, but here’s how to be responsible about …

Teen Pregnancy

The Reasons Why We Can't Put Down Our Smartphones

The long-running news program <i>60 Minutes</i> is taking on the smartphone industry by uncovering the ways mobile app makers keep people hooked. Former Google exec Tristan Harris, interviewed for the episode, argues that we’ve been fooled into believing the “technology is neutral” argument. Instead, he …

Psychology

'60 Minutes' Looks at How Silicon Valley Hacks Our Brains

Smartphone apps are designed with compulsive use in mind.<p>On the April 9 edition of <i>60 Minutes</i>, Anderson Cooper sat down with former Google product …

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

Thomas Edison

5 Top-Rated Natural Home Remedies That Actually Work

Every time we get sick, we don't necessarily want to run to the doctor—or take medication. After all, our bodies are pretty tough, but sometimes they …

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

How To Ground Yourself When You’re Feeling Disconnected

“It was when I stopped searching for home within others and lifted the foundation of home within myself I found there were no roots more intimate …

Mindfulness

5 Questions That Will Make You Emotionally Strong

Ever been caught in the grip of extreme emotions? I’m gonna guess whatever decision you made next probably wasn’t a good one.When we’re anxious, …

Self-help

This Simple Ancient Japanese Technique Can Relieve Stress and Anxiety in Under 10 Minutes

Researchers taught this acupressure technique to nurses and measured their stress levels before and after one month of daily practice.<p>They found that …