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Nutrition to Reverse High Blood Pressure

Keeping your blood pressure at a normal level is key to maintaining good health. If you happen to have high blood pressure, also known as …

Nutrition

'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

One spring morning in 2015, Barbara Lipska got up as usual, dyed her hair and went for a jog in her suburban Virginia neighborhood.<p>But when she returned from a much longer than expected run, her husband Mirek was completely taken aback.<p>"I was lost in my own neighborhood," Lipska says. "The hair dye …

Mental Health

The World's Favorite Hotel Costs Just $99 a Night (Yes, Really)

We're used to seeing overwater bungalows in Bora Bora or treehouse villas in Costa Rica top the list of the best hotels in the world, but Trip …

Siem Reap

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things | Inc.com

Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and …

Self-help

The Grand Tour of Switzerland

Though relatively small in size—roughly equal to New Hampshire and Vermont combined—Switzerland packs a big punch. It’s home to a dozen UNESCO sites, a topographic diversity that includes palm trees and glaciers (not to mention four languages to call them by), and some of Europe’s most modern …

It is Not Just Another Road Trip When IT'S ROME

Even if you had a week it would not be enough to feel the real Rome, but there are some things that can be seen and done so that you can get a closer …

How We Communicate That We Love Our Teens

Source: Pixabay<p>Our love is perhaps the most protective, enduring force we offer our children. Why do we love? Because it makes our children know that …

Parenting

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

10 CEOs Reveal the Apps That Can Make You More Productive

And reclaim your sanity.<p>For many, modern-day work life means 24/7 connectivity, a constant barrage of emails and meetings, and the feeling you’re …

Productivity

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance
Medicine

Daily Habits That Made CEOs and Execs Successful

<i>By Christina DesMarais</i><p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart?<p>I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things …

Los Angeles

Here's How Being in Power Messes With Your Brain, According to Science

This is crazy.<p>From the bully on the playground to the big-wig in the corner office, power dynamics are everywhere in our lives.<p>A flood of allegations …

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

The Sunshine State is dotted with seaside gems, and these destinations are must-visits for every style of traveler. Here are the 15 very best places …

Country Lifestyle

Rachael Ray Vs. Jackie Kennedy: Whose Waffles Are Better?

One recipe is PERFECT.<p>Oops we did it again. We created yet again an unlikely, seemingly unfair matchup between chef and celebrity. But in this …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

These Are the 8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Self-improvement

Skip the big parks: This is the best place to go on a South African safari

Millions of visitors flock to South Africa every year to experience the country’s amazing wine and wildlife. Unfortunately, for the most part, the …

The Healthiest Bread You Can Buy at the Grocery Store, According to Harvard

Bread tends to get a bad rap for being enemy number one to a healthy diet (depending on who you ask). It seems that even whole wheat and whole grain …

The Best Family Hikes in the U.S.

Finding a hike that's easy enough for youngsters and still enticing for adults can be difficult, but there are several worthwhile hiking trails …

This 23-year-old travels the world on weekends for under £750 per trip to prove you don't need much time or money to travel

When Elona Karafin was a child, she was diagnosed with bone cancer. She spent two years in treatments and today, at age 23, she's happy to report …

Air Travel

20 Extraordinary Family Vacations Kids Will Actually, Truly Enjoy

Round Hill does not roar with opulence. Instead, luxury is whispered in the classic Colonial architecture, the understated elegance of the Ralph …

Airstream debuts new 'European inspired' travel trailer

The iconic ‘silver bullet’ gets a reboot<p>The longest-tenured RV manufacturer in North America—Airstream—just announced a brand-new production model: the 27-foot Globetrotter.<p>Known for their “silver bullet” riveted aluminum travel trailers, Airstream has been firing on all cylinders lately to develop …

This Site Shows You the Cheapest Days to Vacation in Popular Cities

Over the past two years, two of my close friends have gone on three one to two-week vacations to Italy. At first glance, their multiple European …

Here's the age you peak at everything throughout life

What are you the best at RIGHT NOW? These are the ages when you peak at everything.<p>From 7 - 8, Learning a new language is easiest. From 9-10, you're least likely to die. At 18, your brain works the fastest.<p>At 22, women are most attractive to men. At 23, People have the highest satisfaction with …

Muscle

For Teens Knee-Deep In Negativity, Reframing Thoughts Can Help

"Why didn't she text me back yet? She doesn't like me anymore!"<p>"There's no way I'm trying out for the team. I suck at basketball"<p>"It's not fair that I have a curfew!"<p>Sound familiar? Parents of tweens and teens often shrug off such anxious and gloomy thinking as normal irritability and moodiness — …

Self-help

7 Nontouristy Travel Destinations For Those Who Hate People

Some of us just don't like people, and that's OK. But the struggle of not wanting to be surrounded by crowds becomes even more real when it comes to …

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