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Amazing Benefits Of Bananas (+5 Refreshing Recipes)

Tantalizing to look at and conveniently packaged, bananas are a versatile food enjoyed by people of all ages, from infants to elders. They are not …

“Get a blender”: 10 habits to take your life into the stratosphere of greatness

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What habits have changed people’s lives?</i> <i>Answer by Nelson Wang, entrepreneur and writer with 10 years in technology. Founder of CEO Lifestyle.</i><p>When I was seventeen, I was fired from my job as a tuxedo salesperson for missing a rotation. I was devastated. …

The gendered way we’ve learned to ask questions is terrible for both men and women

“Thank god you picked up,” I whispered to my best friend. I was huddled in the sticky, single-stall bathroom of an Asian fusion restaurant in Washington, DC, just one closed door away from the dating equivalent of Chernobyl.<p>I had met the guy–Chernobyl–on Tinder. A few minutes later, my friend …

Relationships

A Simple Trick to Boost Your Motivation by 50 Percent, Courtesy of Science

A simple change to how you frame an incentive can increase your chances of making healthy changes by half.<p>Say you're really determined to start going to the gym. So determined, in fact, that you're willing to follow oft-repeated expert advice and bribe yourself.<p>"If I go three times a week for the …

Framing

Unload Your Thoughts and Ideas With a "Mind Capture" Ritual

Your mind is always bouncing around thoughts and ideas in your head, but it’s hard to capture and understand them if you’re constantly being …

5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life

A Stanford design and engineering professor says making simple changes to the words and phrases we use can empower us to achieve our goals.<p>Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning.<p>Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when …

Stanford University

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Sports Drink

Got tap water and a bag of sugar? You’re good to go.<p>Pop quiz: You’re kitting up and getting ready to hit the road with your crew for a Saturday morning ride. You open the pantry and crack open the tub of sports drink mix to discover—d'oh!—a mere dusting of mix remains. Do you: A) Get to the shop in …

Diabetes

6 Quick High-Protein Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast

Why Riding Makes You Happy

Cyclists may be wired to seek and reap the rewards of long, hard rides<p>It’s the feeling that pulls you out of bed to saddle up before the anyone else is awake. It’s what beckons you to strap on your shoes and go for a ride when the day is done. It’s that happy, relaxed state of mind we seek when we …

Exercise

11 Michael Hyatt Quotes to Inspire You to Happiness and Success | Inc.com

Michael Hyatt--author, blogger, and previous chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers--has experienced tremendous success in the publishing world. His latest book--<i>Living Forward</i>--is poised for instant bestseller status. Read on for some particularly inspirational quotes from this amazing …

Motivation

Common Exercises Most People Do Wrong | Men's Health

Two people, two completely different ideas about how to do one of the simplest exercises in the gym. And both of them completely wrong.<p>If you walked into that same gym today, chances are you’d see multiple versions of exercises hardly anyone did a decade ago, like planks and kettlebell swings. …

31 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money

Just do it.<p>You’re probably tired of hearing people — whether it be your parents, friends or personal finance experts — tell you that you need to …

Personal Finance

21 Insane Gadgets To Make Your iPhone Even Cooler

Because carrying a handheld computer isn't high-tech enough.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

4 Ways Your Tire Pressure Is Wrong

How to dial in the biggest influence on your bike’s ride quality and handling<p>The single biggest performance improvement you can make on your bike isn’t a lighter set of wheels or electronic shifting. In fact, it isn’t an upgrade at all—and it won’t cost you more than some time and, maybe, what …

University of Colorado

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Procrastination

10 Home Decor Mistakes Designers Always Notice

Interior designers have seen the good, the bad, and the strange of interiors, and while some mistakes are obvious (see: Formica-filled chocolate brown bathroom), some are a bit more subtle but still catch their well-trained eye every time. Here, a few of our favorite designers and interiors gurus …

9 Bike Beginner Mistakes to Avoid

How to avoid common pitfalls when you're just starting to ride<p>It’s National Bike Month, and we’re all looking forward to having more company in the bike lane. But if you’re a beginning rider, knowing the basic rules of the road might not be enough. Here are a few common traps for new cyclists—and …

Cycling

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

Procrastination

100 Reasons the National Parks Remain America's Best Idea

Back in 1983, writer Wallace Stegner famously said "National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they …

National Parks

23 of the Most Amazing Shots of Nature You Will Ever See

<b>Bright Side</b> selected pictures where nature and travellers forged a bond. And what a beautiful sight it is!<p>Blooming lotus flowers.<p>Landing in foggy …

5 Reasons You're Not Getting Faster

And how to dump them for good for quick, easy speed gains<p><b>You “ride lots.”</b> Cyclists often have the notion that putting in big miles ought to automatically make them faster. It’s true that when you’re just starting out, any miles will make you faster because you’re getting fitter. But once you’ve …

Extreme Sports

The secret to happiness? Why we need to embrace the simple, cosy pleasures of Danish 'hygge'

Christmas is over and the dark, diet-and-deprivation driven days of January are here. Only, not everybody will be taking down the fairy lights come twelfth night.<p>Instead, Brits are starting to embrace hygge – the Danish concept that’s enveloping the UK in a great big bear hug.<p>There’s no literal …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

Carbohydrates

These 3 Non-Actions Are The Real Secret Behind Life Mastery

Imagine for a while that you are in harmonious participation with life. You don’t understand the word ‘struggle’ or ‘hard’ anymore. Your life flows …

Daily Meditation: Finding The Sacred

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a poem by American novelist Wendell Berry, included in his <i>Collected Poems</i>. …

Meditation

Are Large Carnivores Doomed by Climate Change?

The world is getting warmer, creating an extinction threat for many species. According to NASA, since 1880 the Earth's global temperature has risen by nearly one degree Celsius. However, not all species are equally affected by climate change. And as wildlife biologists such as Aldo Leopold …

Wildlife

I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

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The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master | Men's Health

There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way.<p>That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general …

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right | Inc.com

Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a new year and a can be new you on January 1.<p>Or maybe 2015 was amazing and you need to keep the …

Motivation