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The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Exercise

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

Getting the Inside Dope on Ketamine's Mysterious Ability to Rapidly Relieve Depression

Ketamine has been called the biggest thing to happen to psychiatry in 50 years, due to its uniquely rapid and sustained antidepressant effects. It …

10 Essential Oils and Their Wonderful Day-Improving Benefits

It's easy to get addicted to essential oils: they're wonderful for diffusing lovely scents into our homes and a sense of calm within our lives. But …

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The Smart Ager routine: three steps to your best skin ever

The beauty industry can be a noisy one. As soon as you get excited about one new hero ingredient , or the launch of a delicious rose-scented face cream, there’s something else even better around the corner that you need to spend your money on. It’s hard to keep up sometimes–we get it . So here’s …

10 Einstein Quotes to Fire Up Your Creativity

Einstein's wisdom is more relevant to ambitious entrepreneurs than ever before<p>Einstein was one of the most prolific creators, inventors and scientists in human history. His mathematician's mind was supercharged with creativity and allowed him to see possibilities, not limitations. He was also …

Famous Quotes About Love

Legendary Figures Give Their Pieces of Advice About Love<p>Some quotes are forgotten; while others go on to make history. Some become so famous that …

Love

5 Colors You Need for a Happy Home, According to an Interiors Expert

A fresh coat of paint can make all the difference.<p>We already know how colors can influence our mood and equally reflect our personality, but when it comes to decorating the home, what are the best colors to use to evoke feelings of joy and happiness?<p>With so many hues to choose from, Lorna McAleer, …

38 Of The Most Inspirational Leadership Quotes Ever

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p><b>Here are 38 of my absolute favorites:</b><p>1. "I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples." -Mother Teresa<p>2. "I've learned that people will forget what you said, …

Motivation

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …

The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

Alternative Medicine

LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being …

Mental Health

Forgetting These 7 Little Things Makes Every Day More Stressful

It never ceases to amaze me when I’m faced with the reality of how easily I lose sight of the truth – I catch myself stressing out over something …

21 Thought-Provoking, Soul-Searching Quotes By Alan Watts, One Of The Greatest Philosophers Ever

Greatness is not always as celebrated as it should be.<p>You might not have heard the name, Alan Watts, but he was one of the most profound figures of …

Signs Of Depression And Anxiety Can Be Seen In Newborns

Early differences in brain connectivity predict later symptoms, a new study suggests.<p>Depression and anxiety can take root as early as the very first moments of life.<p>Certain patterns of brain connectivity seen in newborn babies can predict the baby’s likelihood of showing early symptoms of mental …

A Guided Meditation to Heal Depression

When depression takes a hold of you, life seems to have no meaning. There seems to be nothing to feel joyful and excited about. And no matter how …

Meditation

7 Quotes of a Lifetime

Quotes that make a difference cause us to think. They become our mantra.<p>Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when …

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …

Mental Health

Why Knitting is the Best Form of Mindful Meditation

By many people's standards, 2016 was a burning hell of a year, leaving us gasping for air and looking for an emergency exit —not to mention a better …

Knitting

7 Foods That Reduce Mental Health Symptoms

There are many reasons why people might scream – they’re angry, scared, or in pain (or maybe they’re in a metal band!). Some might say that screaming …

How to Boost Your (and Others’) Emotional Intelligence

Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into …

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable--such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast--complaining isn't good for you.<p>Your brain loves efficiency …

Happiness

6 Simple Principles for Creating Your Own Sanctuary

<i>When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life. “</i> – Jean …

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The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness