Kelly McCausland

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Four Ways Social Support Makes You More Resilient

When my mother died, the first thing I did was call my two best friends. Like good friends will, they dropped everything and came to my rescue. …

6 Best Road Trips

See granite domes, desert landscapes and rare wildlife on this 1,564-mile adventure. On the way stop at two museums, a really clean one and an artsy …

Hot Springs

How Science Is Unlocking the Secrets of Addiction

Magazine<p>We’re learning more about the craving that fuels self-defeating habits—and how new discoveries can help us kick the habit.<p>Patrick Perotti scoffed when his mother told him about a doctor who uses electromagnetic waves to treat drug addiction. “I thought he was a swindler,” Perotti …

Dopamine

The Luxurious Guide to National Parks

Visiting the major national parks is a rite of passage for every American kid—but what if your family’s not the type to pack up the tent and cooler …

Here are the national monuments being reviewed under Trump's order

President Trumpsigned an executive order in April calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monuments created by Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush andObama. These monuments were set aside as public land under the 1906 Antiquities Act, which gives presidents the power to limit …

National Parks

16 things your successful friends have given up

Sit down and think, for a moment, about what your successful friends do<p>comparedto your loser friends that complain. If you don't have any successful …

The Happy Chemicals: How To Naturally Tap Into Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, Oxytocin

Dopamine, serotonin, oxytocin and endorphins are the brain chemicals responsible for our happiness.<p>These chemicals are can be triggered all the time, …

The One-Word Secret To Creating A Life That Matters

Can one word capture your passion and purpose? Can your “one word” transform your life?<p>Evan Carmichael believes so much in the power of one word, he made it the theme of his new book: <i>Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter.</i> One who truly breathes and bleeds …

Self-awareness

The best vegetarian restaurants in NYC

Best vegetarian restaurants in NYC<p>1<p>Restaurants, Israeli<p>Taïm<p>West Village<p>You haven’t had falafel until you’ve tasted chef Einat Admony’s superb …

East Village

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

You shouldn't deny that there's a problem. Embrace it.<p>Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and …

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

8 Prettiest National Parks to Visit in America This Spring

If you're feeling stir crazy, we totally get it. Winter can be long in the majority of states, and often void of anything even remotely cool to do. …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

19 stunning photos that show just how amazing US National Parks are

The United States is home to some of the most incredible natural sights and wonders in the world — from towering mountains to otherworldly rock formations — and we're grateful the National Park Service honors and preserves many of these unique sights.<p>The agency proudly fosters outdoor exploration …

12 Of The Best Hiking Routes You Have To Experience In California

California is a pretty incredible state to explore. Of course, you’ve got the glossy lights of tinsel town, the incredible things to see and do in …

10 Downright Dreamy Trains to Take Before You Die

The most romantic — and civilized — way to travel.<p>If you've had enough of the indignities of air travel (and there are so very many) and long car …

Painkiller companies are now globally exporting addiction for profit — just like Big Tobacco

OxyContin sales have fallen in the US since 2011. So the companies behind it are going global.<p>The US is in the midst of a harrowing opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic, which led to a record number of drug overdose deaths (more than 52,000) in 2015.<p>Unlike other drug epidemics, the current one did …

Pain

How price-gouging of opioid overdose cure costs lives: 'There's never enough'

Pharmaceutical companies have been accused of profiteering off naloxone, increasingly used to pull drug users back from death amid staggering epidemic<p>Ben Dunkle died at the age of 20, abandoned in a car park by panicked friends who had no idea how to save his life as he overdosed on heroin.<p>“I’m …

The 14 most mindblowing spots in the Four Corners region of the US

Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico are the states that make up the Four Corners. Culturally, the region is a combination of Mexican, Mormon, …

National Parks

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

11 spots that prove Arizona is totally underrated

THE THOUGHTS OF DESOLATE, boring, uninhabitable, and without water often come to mind when thinking about living in an actual desert. I had the same …

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

56 Mindfulness Quotes From Mahatma Gandhi

<b>“Mahatma Gandhi”</b> one of the world’s greatest soul, an inspiration for millions and billions of people’s, a life of wisdom and celebration. An example …

Non-violence

How Drug Warriors Helped to Fuel the Opioid Epidemic

Even today, many feel better about Americans taking “medical heroin” than medical marijuana.<p>Despite almost 50 years of the drug war—a policy that creates black markets, enriches drug cartels, and fuels killing zones in scores of cities, even as it causes the United States to cage more human beings …

Cannabis

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.<p><i>By Kathleen Mulpeter</i><p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks …

Mental Health

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert