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6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

The Absolute Tragedy Of Meeting The Love Of Your Life At The Wrong Time

Breakups are always hard because you have to mourn someone you loved and lost.<p>But, time heals everything, and eventually, you'll meet someone else. …

Relationships

Can This Pill Keep You From Ageing? Science Thinks So

We’re well versed in taking probiotics to keep our gut healthy and happy, but when we heard that popping them daily could improve our skin as well as …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

The 50 Best Life-Improving Things for Less Than $10 on Amazon Prime

A perfect list for if you have anywhere between $9.99 and $500 handy.<p>Solutions abound on Amazon. Sure, there are obvious solutions like getting a …

Shopping

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There's a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Bill Gates

Your New Favorite Chicken Recipe

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. There are whole swaths of New York City in which Peruvian chicken is as important a …

Nicki Minaj

10 Signs You've Made A Mistake And Let The Wrong Person Go

Show of hands: How many of you broke up with someone or split up with someone and think that you may have made a huge mistake? The real question is: …

Relationships

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

Homemade

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Travel Industry

Want a Happier Work Atmosphere? Science Says to Follow These 10 Tips | Inc.com

The alarm clock goes off first thing in the morning. You reluctantly get out of bed and start preparing for another <i>long</i> day of work. Your boss, to give them credit, notices that you haven't been yourself lately.<p>They think about how they can reignite that spark and excitement you once you had. They …

Happiness

How to Reverse Aging and Become Whoever You Want to Be | Inc.com

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their plant alive, and that they had autonomy in their daily schedule. The other group was told that staff …

Self-improvement

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

The No. 1 Habit That Will Make You Happier (and More Likable, Too) | Inc.com

<i>What makes people with a "Me...Me...Me" attitude dishonest and disrespectful towards others? Why might a person or persons act this way toward others? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

Self-help

Best Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Beat the butter until light and fluffy. Add the sugars and beat again.<p>2<p>Done<p>Add the eggs one at a time and beat until mixed in. Stir in the …

The ultimate 3-minute workout for toned, chiseled arms — according to a 5-time Olympic swimmer

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her 3-minute arm workout. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about psoriatic disease, visit the …

Olympic Swimming

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

Self-help

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

Science Says Relationships Fail When These Four Things Happen

A new relationship—whether personal or professional—is a lot like buying a new car. Driving it off the lot is pure bliss. And like a car, when a relationship breaks down, it’s overwhelming. A trained eye knows when a car is in trouble. The same is true of relationships, and you can be your own …

University of Washington

Are Pets the New Probiotic?

Scientists are paying increasing attention to the “indoor microbiome,” the billions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that we share our homes and offices with. But not all those micro-organisms are bad for us, experts note. And exposure to a rich array of indoor germs may actually be salutary, helping …

Pets

Money, Health, Family — 10 Rules to Live by From the Times of Socrates to Modern Day

This curated column is authored by investor, advisor and consultant SajidThe post Money, Health, Family — 10 Rules to Live by From the Times of …

Startups (India)

This Man Reveals What Actually Makes A Woman Fall In Love It’s The Most Beautiful Truth You’ll Know

What, according to you, makes a woman fall in love?<p>Simon Sinek, a British/American author and a popular motivational speaker, recently talked about …

Relationships

There's a formula for happiness, and a Google executive thinks he's found it

When a tragic event happens in your life, how are you meant to pick yourself up and rediscover happiness?<p>It’s a question that’s plagued all of us. Is …

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Difficult To Accept But You'll Benefit a Lot If You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

A Zen master reveals the giveaway signs of a toxic person and the most powerful way to deal with them

We’ve all come across toxic people before. You know, the type of person that can be manipulative, judgmental and inconsiderate of anyone’s …

My 6 favorites from 3 days in Kyoto

You can easily spend many days in Kyoto and not get bored. Even though our 3 days in Kyoto last month was super short, we were able to visit most of …

Visiting Hong Kong? Don't Even Think About Leaving Without Trying These 6 Foods

Roast goose and spicy crabs are on the menu.<p>If you love food, Hong Kong is the place to be. It's full of high-end Michelin-starred restaurants and …

Hong Kong

What To Do When Your Need To Please Is Ruining Your Life

<b>“We are captives of our own identities, living in prisons of our own creation.” ~Theodore Bagwell</b><p>Have you ever thought you had to do what other …

Positive Thinking