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How Probiotics May Help Depression

It’s common for people who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) to also struggle with depression. Now, a small study published in the journal</i> …

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

Getting Fit From Scratch: Learning the Deadlift

Tuck Jumps<p>The tuck jump is a great way to increase your heart rate and get you ready for exercise. It will also target our hamstrings, quads, and …

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Books

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

Welcome to the new world of streaming.<p>It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, …

Glengarry Glen Ross

11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

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3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

5 Ancient Buddhist Practices That Will Change the Way You Live Your Life

If you want to look for a place to start finding your inner peace, look to Buddhism. Zen Buddhism will guide you to find the road to happiness and …

Meditation

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation

25 Minutes. 13 Moves. One Total-Body Pilates Workout That Burns So Good

There are some sweat sessions that leave you wondering if you even got a good workout. And then there are others that make you shake, sweat, and feel …

Canada is planning to legalize weed *so* soon — here's what we know

We were already pretty obsessed with our neighbors to the north, what with their universal healthcare, paid parental leave, and their very dreamy …

Marathons are bad for your health, scientists warn runners

Marathons can be bad for your health, scientists have warned after a study found 80 per cent of competitors suffer kidney injury because of dehydration.<p>Researchers said that although the kidneys of the participants in the 26.2 mile race fully recovered within two days, their findings raise …

Marathons

7 Mantras That Will Stop You From Taking Things Personally

It’s tough to be around people who believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about them.<p>It may …

How Reframing Your Self-Critical Thoughts Can Help Ease Anxiety

<b>“Don’t let the sadness of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.” ~Unknown</b><p>I know what it feels like to be scared.<p>I …

I Spent A Year Trying To Bulk Up And Get Swole And This Is What Happened

Let's get real.

Fitness

These are the things in your home you should be spring cleaning

Your garden isn't the only part of the house that needs tending to during spring. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story. Buzz60<p>The spring cleaning tradition stems from a time when people spent months holed up in their homes, warmed by a fire, and then mercilessly opened their windows and …

This is the precise time to go to bed if you want to wake feeling refreshed tomorrow

Are you sick of waking up feeling groggy every morning, doing battle with the snooze button as you try to grab a few more minutes precious shut-eye?<p>If you feel you're not getting enough sleep, you're far from alone: 39 per cent of people in England are suffering from disrupted sleep or insomnia …

Sleep

Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

Self-help

How to Train for a Tactical Physique

The average lifter follows a traditional gym program, which is made up of body part splits that start with chest day every Monday. This style of …

Use This Dietitian-Approved Method to Lose Weight Without Limiting Portions

We've been told that portion control is the key to weight-loss success, and in many cases, it totally can be. But what if we told you you didn't have to control portions and you could still lose weight? Yes, there's a catch. You have to eat the <i>right</i> foods.<p>The concept has been referred to as "volume …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

Learn How to Get Paid to Read, Including Writing Book Reviews and More

Want to get Paid to Read? Here are a few ways you can get paid to read:<p>Book Reviews<p>Many magazines and newspapers accept book reviews that relate to …

Writing

8 gym exercises you should try in 2017

Each new year brings a slew of gimmicky fitness exercises that require strange pieces of kit and putting yourself in awkward, sometime embarrassing positions.<p>But of all the fashionable moves with odd names that don’t contribute much to your actual fitness level – from sumo squats to wrist curls and …

Workouts

Changemakers: One Startup Revolutionizing the Medical Marijuana Industry

The cannabis industry has grown (pun intended) drastically over the past five years; in 2016 revenue is expected to hit $6.7 billion. By 2021, the weed industry is expected to have nearly 14,000 companies generating $27 billion, according to consumer market research firm IBISWorld.<p>The time is green …

Cannabis

Confessions of a Trump Fact-Checker

I spent 33 days fact-checking 253 Donald Trump falsehoods. Here’s what I’ve learned.<p>When Donald Trump ludicrously accused Hillary Clinton, at the first presidential debate, of trying to fight the Islamic State for her “entire adult life,” Clinton didn’t offer a rebuttal. Instead, she issued a …

Donald Trump

The 7 human rights issues that will shape the next generation

Nothing about the future is ever entirely certain. In a time of growing anxiety, shifting international power balances and technological change, the …

The Greater Patagonian Trail could be the most epic through-hike you don’t know about

Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, …