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Keto Diet: What is the Ketogenic diet and how it helps you lose weight

Keto Diet: What is the Ketogenic diet and how it helps you lose weight<p>The pressure to change and adopt the right diet is never ending. While the …

6 Ab Exercises That Are Better Than Crunches

Crunches seem to be everyone’s go-to ab exercises for a flat stomach and toned midsection. But let’s be honest, crunches are a thing of the …

How the brain stores memories

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

Spirituality

The complex relationship between depression and dementia

1. Varghese M, Patel V. The graying of India: mental health perspectives. In: Agarwal SP, editor. Mental Health: An Indian Perspective, 1946-2003. …

The Top 5 Most Motivational Books I've Ever Read

Note: Personal development books are perfect for listening during your commute or workout. If you're into audio books and haven't tried audible by Amazon before, you can sign up here and get two free audiobooks.<p>Self-help books get a bad rap.<p>Yes, many fill their pages with trite pieces of advice and …

Fear of the unknown common to many anxiety disorders

Several anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and specific phobias, share a common underlying trait: increased …

Why Successful People Focus on What's Going Right, Not What's Going Wrong

A positive outlook has powerful benefits.<p>It's human nature to focus on the negative. That doesn't always serve us well.<p>I got a reminder of this recently during a coaching session with best-selling author and executive coach Wendy Capland. A while back, I wrote a column from an interview with …

Happiness

12 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

If either of the above scenarios sounds familiar, it may be time to reassess your end-of-day routine.<p>"How you finish the workday is very important," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "The Humor Advantage." "It can set your mood for the rest of your day; it may …

Productivity

Becoming Intuitive, and the Power of Trusting Your Gut

Q<p>How did you know you had this ability?<p>A<p>When I was young, I would often have an inkling or gut feeling about something and it would come true. At …