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How to ease anxiety with the '54321' mindfulness trick

When anxiety threatens our peace of mind, it can be difficult to stay in the moment.<p>But one mindfulness tool used by multiple psychologists has the …

Mindfulness

There are 4 different attachment styles — and they can determine how you act in every relationship

Ever wonder why you always seem to be the one who's more clingy in relationships, or why you kill a connection off early if someone doesn't demonstrate excessively reassuring signals to you? In yet another thing to blame your parents for discover about yourself, there are four main attachment …

Downplay

10 things you can do to increase your confidence today

Nobody is born with limitless self-confidence. If someone seems to have incredible self-confidence, it's because he or she has worked on building it for years.<p>Self-confidence is something that you learn to build up because the challenging world of business, and life in general, can deflate</b> …

Motivation

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive?<p>Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about …

Meditation tips: Exercise for your brain according to life coach Rebecca Hass

Meditation can improve focus, memory and emotional control<p>The best way to deal with stress is to train your mind to appreciate the present, says life …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

7 Conversations To Have Before Marriage (If You Want To Avoid Divorce)

Talk about these issues now to stave off problems later.<p>When you make the decision to commit to someone, no topic of discussion should be off the table. Sure, some conversations may be more awkward than others, but having the tough talks now could help you stave off major problems in the long …

Start here: four weeks to get fit

A new report reveals that six million middle-aged people take no exercise – increasing the risks of developing serious illness. If this is you, heptathlete Louise Hazel’s workouts are designed to get you back in action – starting with just 10 minutes a day. (Step one: get off the sofa)<p>How long has …

A Harvard psychologist describes a simple exercise to reduce your anxiety in stressful situations

There's a simpler and more effective way to beat anxiety. The trick? Remind yourself of what you value most.<p>In her new book "Presence," Amy Cuddy, the Harvard psychologist who popularized the idea of "power posing" to increase confidence, offers a simple exercise to get over your nerves. Take a few …

Psychology

The 4 most common relationship problems — and how to fix them

Most of the people giving advice don't know the research. So where are the real answers?<p>I decided to call an expert: Dr. John Gottman.<p>You might remember him as the researcher in Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" who, after just a few minutes, could predict whether a couple would end up divorced.<p>John is a …

Self-help

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?

How To Stop Feeling Guilty, 5 Secrets Backed By Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

Self-help

The most overpriced items on the menu, according to chefs

To discover the most overpriced, marked-up, sucker-bet foods at your favorite eatery, we talked to chefs and restaurant owners. Under the cloak of anonymity, they shared the biggest wastes of money on the menu.<p>'Kobe' beef<p>Real, actual Kobe beef is made in Japan from cows that get daily spa …

Wikimedia

Can't Sleep -- The Meditation Cure

There are times in life where we just cannot sleep. We toss and turn the night away, hoping upon hope to fall back to sleep again. Whether it be for short intermittent periods during stressed and challenging times, or long years of sleeplessness caused by chronic tension, insomnia can be like the …

10 Reasons To Just Choose To Forgive

Several years ago, my husband left me — "disappeared" might be a better word. It ripped my world open in ways I didn't know were possible. The future …

Positive Thinking

Sugar Is Definitely Toxic, a New Study Says

Fat was the food villain these past few decades but sugar is quickly muscling in to take its place. As rates of sugar-related disorders such as …

How To: The Coffee Press

A step-by-step video<p>Starbucks® partner Chad Moore explains why the coffee press is his favorite brewing method, and shows you how to make a great cup.<p>…

Coffee

Why Men Might Be the Sex That Suffers More After a Breakup

<i>Throw the old stereotypes of men out the window. (Illustration: Erik Mace for Yahoo Health)</i><p>Men get a bad rap in the romance department. Society has …

18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

The Guide to the 9 Styles of Wine (with Infographics)

<i>The idiot’s guide to wine with Madeline Puckette of the blog and book Wine Folly (colorful graphics included).</i><p>I can recall the single moment when I became fascinated with wine. Believe me, it wasn't classy.<p>I was slouching in this $5 Goodwill velveteen swivel chair (that I'd rolled home on a …

Wine

The 10 Habits of Long-Lasting Couples

What you MUST be doing to make sure you guys go the distance.<p>We've all swooned at the adorable stories of couples who spend their whole lives together, and are just as much in love with each other in old age as they were right at beginning. But what <i>is</i> their secret? How do they manage to maintain, …

Relationships

3 Keys to Marriage Success: Intimacy, Passion and Commitment

There are many theories about what makes a marriage strong and which qualities allow a couples to grow and function well together.<p>I have always appreciated Dr. Robert Sternberg's concepts in the Triangular Theory of Love: intimacy, passion, and commitment.<p>I first read about it in <i>Psychology Today</i> …

10 Habits That Can Unlock Your Inner Awesomeness

Here's a list of 10 habits that could take your life into the stratosphere of greatness.<p><i>What habits have changed people’s lives? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>When I was 17, I was fired from my job as a …

Motivation

6 Ways to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused in a Distracted World

While raising my four kids I played traffic cop. Really. They all wanted my attention, all at the same time. Often I’d find myself holding out one hand, fingers outstretched with palms facing forward signaling, “stop”, while using the other hand to call one specific child towards me so he/she could …

20 Satisfying Lunches That Promote Weight Loss

Your lunch break just became the healthiest part of your nine to five.

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, 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 …

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Fitness

48 Books You Need To Read In Your 30s

Now that you've lived a little, it's time to reflect on what got you here, what's coming next, and how to live a more fulfilling life. In alphabetical order by title.