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The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2016

The best of the brain books in 2016 featured deception, empathy, placebos, gaming, algorithms, microbes and that little voice in your head. Whether touching on psychology, neuroscience or the mind more broadly construed, the eight books on this list are top reads in a genre always popping with new …

Books

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Relationships

8 Ways to Fight Seasonal Depression

<i>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora.</i><p><b>Feeling SAD? Seasonal Affective</b> …

Essential Oils

How to Create a Brand New Chapter in Your Life -- Starting Today

When we think about creating sweeping change in our lives, it often seems like a distant dream. When life gets in the way, it's easy to think it's "too late," or that we won't be able to restart because we are so set in our ways, whether it's our career, finances, or exercise plan.<p>Instead of …

15 Tips from Famous Authors to Help You Finally Write That Novel

When setting out to write, it’s hard not to compare yourself to those classic authors whose work has endured for hundreds of years. Don’t let the …

Literature

Nine Must-Read Books in the Age of Donald Trump

Americans just elected a president with a significant base of support among violent, xenophobic people who behave like fascists. In just four days …

We read all 20 National Book Award nominees for 2016. Here's what we thought.

Every year, the National Book Foundation nominates 20 books — five fiction, five nonfiction, five poetry, five young adult — for the National Book Award, which celebrates the best of American literature. And every year (okay, every year since 2014), we here at Vox read all 20 finalists to help you …

12 healthy eating habits that work, according to science

But as fun as the diets may seem, it's often difficult to stick with them for more than a few weeks. As a result few people actually see any long-term results.<p>Rather than trying one of those, here are 12 science-backed habits that can help boost your health and may help with weight loss as well.

Nutrition

The Best Winter Slow Cooker Recipes, According to Martha Stewart

In the fall and winter months, few things are better than a slow-cooked homemade meal that greets you at the door with a mouthwatering aroma. While …

Recipes

6 Fitness Rules To Follow If You’re Trying To Lose Weight

Losing weight is a process. It takes time, hard work, and yes, some sacrifices. You have to train consistently, maintain a balanced diet (and …

Fitness

10 Books from the Summer to Make You Smarter in the School Year

The problem with school is that it can really cut into your reading time.<p>Gone are the glorious days of lugging hefty historical novels in your beach …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

8 No-Excuse Methods For Losing Weight

8 No-Excuse Methods for Losing Weight<p>Here’s the thing, most of you know how to lose weight and lose body fat. You just choose not to do it. Whether …

Think You Can’t? Improve Your Life By One Percent

Get overwhelmed much? Have an occasional meltdown? Mmmm, me too. Are you trapped in that state of feeling stuck and getting frustrated because you’re …

Happiness

6 Things Recruiters Look For in Your LinkedIn Profile

The saying, as it goes, is that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Most people in the job market barely even get a first …

9 Portable Breakfasts You Can Make in a Muffin Tin

We know we're supposed to eat breakfast every morning, but on the days when we're already scrambling (so, every day), we tend to push it off. What we …

Breakfast

How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

30 Small Changes to Make You Feel Better About Life

Real talk: You want to be happier, but you don't want to do anything dramatic, like working out twice a day or making five new friends. Instead, we culled 30 realistic life hacks that'll have you smiling in no time.<p><b>Stop Checking Facebook</b><p>According to a study from the University of Michigan, the more …

#Recipe : Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Pecans, Avocados

Recipes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>10 oz fresh baby spinach (about 10 cups of torn leaves)<br>1 Granny Smith apple, sliced<br>1 Gala apple, sliced<br>1 or 2 avocados, sliced<br>1 cup …

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, …

7 One-Pan Recipes—Because Who Has Time to Clean Up?

From “set it and forget it” Crock-Pot dinners to vegetarian meals with 5 or fewer ingredients, we love recipes that cut down on kitchen time …

Plan Your Dream Vacation: A Road Trip Down the Pacific Coast Highway

<i>What’s your dream vacation?</i> Glamour <i>asked 1,000 women that question—and then had 13 top travel bloggers plan your most-wanted trips, all for under $1,000! This week, we present everything you need to know about planning your best getaway ever. The first stop: California</i><p>Forty percent of you say your …

7 Tiny Daily Habits That Can Lead to Huge Success

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that …

Your 7-Day Plan to Slash Added Sugars in Your Diet

Because nobody needs five pumps of syrup in their latte.<p>We hate to say it, but even if you’re not chowing down on cookies every night, you’ve probably still got too much sugar in your life. And since sugar's been blamed for nearly every health crisis in recent years, we know you're well aware of …

60 second tips: How to write a travel story

One of the more nebulous and difficult questions I get from time to time as an editor is simply: <i>How do you write a story</i>? or <i>What are you looking for</i> …

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

Cooking

Top 10 Home Decor Tips of the Week #9

We’re always looking for new home decor tips to share with you and usually we group them in themes, but there are also those tips that don’t make any …

Home Decorating

A Daily Motivational Routine That Can Help You Achieve Peak Productivity

Some people scoff at the idea of a routine. Others can’t see a life without it. Whatever you feel about routines and how dull or exciting they seem …

Here's How Meditation Reduces Inflammation And Prevents Disease

A new study reveals the neurobiological effects of the practice.<p>Science has shown that mindfulness meditation can have a positive impact on a huge range of health conditions, including cancer, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. The practice has even been found to slow HIV progression …

The Productivity Hacks Of 12 Successful People

The secret to working more efficiently isn’t about working more or less, but smarter. So we asked 12 successful people how they do it.<p>If you find yourself getting easily overwhelmed by emails, struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk, or constantly getting distracted by coworkers, chances …