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6 foods that marketers want you to think are healthy

Y ou probably already know that real food is healthier than processed food. But sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s real because of the way foods are marketed. Once-healthy items such as vegetables, beans and nuts can become processed foods. Even if they start out as something good, what matters …

Healthy Eating

The Power of Staying Put When You Feel Like Running Away

<b>“You cannot keep running away from your fears. At some point in life you will have to build up the courage to face and overcome them.” ~Unknown</b><p>Last …

The One Thing You're Doing Wrong in Meditation, According to a Buddhist Master

True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a certain state of mind …

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

Many people spend their lives <i>waiting</i> to be happy. You may think, “if only I had more money,” or “could lose weight,” or <i>you</i> fill in the blank, <i>then</i> I …

Happiness

“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. …

How to eat right for your age. Fitness and nutrition strategies for your 20s through to your 80s.

<b>Good health and a killer bod might come naturally in your 20s… but what about your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and yes, even 70s? Here’s how to eat right for</b> …

Thrifty Decorating Ideas for a Beach Condo : Beach Rooms

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Self-help

The happiest — and most miserable — countries on earth

Slide 1 of 7<p>Where you live may have a major impact on how happy you are.<p>According to Gallup’s 2015 Global Emotions report, released on Thursday, the …

Happiness

The 10 Most Expensive Countries for Tourists to Visit

Vacations are expensive, and some destinations can be pricier than others. Here are the most expensive countries around the world for tourists, …

World Economic Forum

The 21 best trips for foodies around the world

But for some people, food is the <i>only</i> reason for the trip.<p>From a Puerto Rican highway famous for its pork to an Italian forest filled with white truffles, we've found some of the most epic foodie trails and destinations around the world.

North Carolina

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

Quantum Dots Will Turn Your Windows Into A Power Supply

Imagine installing an air conditioner that won’t send your summertime power bills skyrocketing. That’s the promise of new quantum dot infused …

Clean Energy

What science says about meditation: it improves your focus and emotional control

Mindfulness meditation has been practiced by Buddhists for thousands of years. But today, in our electronic, distraction-filled world, the ancient practice seems to be having an unlikely moment of trendiness — so much so that it's the focus of a new app that recently garnered a New Yorker …

Mindfulness

7 Science-Backed Habits to Live Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Everything we do--professionally and personally--has an effect on us, whether it's for good or not-so-good. The truth is that we all want to live happy lives. When we choose to do the right things for the right reasons, we get better results.<p>Numerous research studies have demonstrated that being …

Happiness

Why do we intuitively believe we have free will?

Free will experiments may not explain whether we are in charge of our destinies – but they can nevertheless reveal just how little we know about our own minds, says Tom Stafford.<p>It is perhaps the most famous experiment in neuroscience. In 1983, Benjamin Libet sparked controversy with his …

Consciousness

5 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

This Tiny Home On A Trailer Is Styled After Famous Wisconsin Vacation Cottages: the new Escape Traveler

The Escape Traveler – a tiny home on trailer – is designed to look like “prairie style” cottages at the famous couples only Canoe Bay Resort in …

The Beautiful Pain of Awakening

The experience of awakening and the process of evolving and ascending to our true divine selves can be a painful and exhausting experience, …

Spirituality

5 Things That Make You Pack on Pounds (That Almost No One Knows About)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

Wellness

GURPAREET BAINS' INDIAN SUPERFOOD INDIAN SUPERFOOD

INDIAN SUPERFOOD<p>It is agreed that in order to enjoy optimal health, our body needs a diet that embraces nutrient-dense vegetables, fruits, low-fat …

Food