Luka Isaac

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The Truth About Karma and How to Use it as a Guiding Force in Life

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. Some people think it’s almost fate. But have you ever stopped to think what Karma really means?<p>The truth is, …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

Cancer

4 of the Best Plant-Based Proteins Even Non-Vegetarians Should Eat

You might as well compare protein to the importance of water. It’s just an everyday essential our bodies <i>need</i> to survive and thrive. You have to …

How to Heal the Traumatized Brain

Approximately 50 percent of the population will experience a traumatic event at some point in their lives. While reactions to trauma can vary widely, …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

The Top 10 Personality Disorders: Symptoms and Signs

There’s a “Top 10” list of just about everything these days and as the year comes to an end, it seems that we like to do a “countdown” of just about …

Psychology

Deep-breathing exercises for a clear mind

Fill your lungs and empty your mind - deep-breathing techniques will help you keep a clear head<p>Breathing seems like something we do unconsciously, …

Eat This Carb and You Won't Gain Weight

Carbohydrates sound so innocent: mere starches, sugar and fiber that the body uses for energy. Yet health-conscious Americans despise them, designing …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

A Psychotherapist Shares Her Top Strategies for Being Calm in Times of Stress

"One of the best lessons you can learn in life is to master how to remain calm." Catherine Pulsifer<p>A sense of angst is pervasive in the world right …

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

6 Easy Stretches You Can Do From Your Couch Right After Thanksgiving Dinner

It's at about 6 p.m. on the night of Thanksgiving, while I'm enjoying my annual viewing of <i>Miracle on 34th Street</i>, that the turkey-and-pie bloat …

Flow Through These 5 Yoga Poses Every Day To Say Goodbye To Your Lower Back Pain

Whether PMS symptoms have you aching like crazy, or you work at a desk job that forces you to sit with a stiff upper body most of the day, suffering …

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar explained what happens when humongous stars die

1.4 times the mass of our sun — why “Chandrasekhar’s limit” is essential for understanding why some stars form black holes.<p>All things die, even stars. When stars run out of hydrogen — the fuel that sustains the nuclear fusion reactors at their cores — they become unstable and collapse in on …

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Technology is destroying the most important asset in your life

<i>“Money isn’t the most important thing in the world. Your time is.”</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Mindfulness

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

Mindfulness

Detox your body and mind with this yoga routine

Our bodies are amazing machines, constantly filtering beneficial and harmful substances to keep us functioning properly. Our circulatory, digestive …

A brief history of gravity, gravitational waves and LIGO

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/TWP/20160210/56bbcea4e4b0fa2af1a3158d/56bca9dae4b01b3bd4c3773f_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1455204837434_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>This has turned into Gravity Week here in Washington. Loads of journalists (many in town for the annual meeting of the American …

Physics