Lauren Wengerd

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Psychologists say single people are more fulfilled. I'm getting to understand why | Sara Benincasa

Single for the first time in 20 years, I’m finally experiencing the simple joys of existence outside the commitment industrial complex<p>There remains a pervasive notion that happiness can only truly come from finding a spouse, lest one rot of loneliness in some dusty attic. But a new study out of the …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

1500 Calorie Diet - Following an Easy Diet Menu to Quick Weight Loss

The key to losing weight is to go on a lower calorie diet than your normal one. Just like most of us you probably have quite a busy lifestyle to …

How to lose weight

How to lose weight<p>First off you should understand this — no single weight loss plan can cater to everyone’s needs. The relatively new field of …

Fitness

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For Just $4 a Day

Loading up on the good stuff doesn’t have to strain your wallet<p>If you’re not careful, eating healthy <i>can</i> cost more than eating junk.<p>In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Preventive Medicine</i> found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out more at the grocery store on …

My Favorite Books on Habit and Behavior Change

One of the greatest illusions I’ve had to overcome in my life is that I’m a rational human being. Sure I try to be, and sometimes I might succeed. …

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for another day. We can look and feel busy, while …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let's pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe.<p>You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 meters). Every now and then, you spot a group of humans driving around on a safari taking pictures of you.<p>But it's not just your neck and their cameras that …

Duke University

5 Things To Do This Weekend To Make Monday The Most Productive Day Of The Week

Setting yourself up for a productive workweek doesn’t mean squeezing more work in, it can be about daydreaming and sleeping in.<p>Want to be more productive? Tried and true advice often includes making detailed lists, setting aside blocks of time, and minimizing distractions, but when it comes to the …

65 Things Great Leaders Do Daily to Engage Their Teams

Engaging staff is a daily affair and if you adopt these habits it will help boost morale, motivation, and engagement.<p>Employee engagement should be every leaders number one priority because when you have an engaged, highly motivated team then everything becomes that much easier and it helps to …

It’s Time to Stop Trying to Do it All

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

19 Ways to Really, Finally Keep the Weight Off for Good

Follow these science-backed tips and you'll never struggle again.<p>You hit your weight-loss goals! Woot!<p>So now what? Apart from giving yourself massive kudos, you've got to figure out how to stay at a healthy weight without getting stuck in diet mode, which can be unsustainable and frustrating …

Fitness

What a Hollywood Nutritionist Says to Give Up For Major Weight Loss

Celebrity nutritionist Dr. Philip Goglia, whose diet tips have helped Cara Delevingne, Chris Pratt, Khloé Kardashian, Chris Hemsworth, and others, recently put out his G-Plan nutrition program online. "The goal is to reduce inflammation and look as lean as you can — with a great deal of energy," …

How I Knew This Was My Last Weight Loss Journey

There were days I allowed the opinion of others to affect my better judgment. There were days that I wanted to give up (and I did). But the commitment I had for my dreams and myself gave me the resiliency to get back up and keep going after every defeat and failure.<p>I work with women who want to …

Weight Loss

These Scientists Are Building Fitness Trackers That Work For People With Disabilities

By Christina Couch5 minute Read<p>Sebastian Williams is 20 pounds away from a brand-new life. A 64 year-old disabled veteran in Austin, Texas, Williams …

Exercise Matters, But Does It Effectively Promote Weight Loss?

Is the majority of our population truly incapable of getting off the couch, or have we been miseducated on how to best incorporate exercise when looking to shed pounds?<p>Need to lose weight? <i>Eat less. Move more.</i><p>You've probably heard those guidelines as the simplest requirements for achieving weight …

Weight Loss

Three 20-Minute Cardio Workouts That Even Weight Lifters Will Love

If you’re a heavy weight lifter, you probably don’t like cardio much. Your workouts consist of intense lifting of heavy weights and after you’re done …