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The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.

25 Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel the World

Our passion lies in adventure photography. If you give us a chance, we'll be out in the wilderness with no questions asked. Chanel and myself grew up in a Johannesburg, which is a massive urban area and the thought of exploring the outdoors has always appealed to us. At the beginning of the year we …

New iPhone App Helps You Discover Outdoor Adventures

Have you ever visited a new destination and found yourself unsure of what kind of opportunities for outdoor adventure existed there? Wouldn’t it be …

10 Awesome Places to go Winter Camping in Ontario

<b>Presented by</b><p>Many people believe you have to be an expert or crazy to go camping in the winter; to those people we say you’re the ones missing out on …

25 Best Places Around The World To Visit For Adventure Seekers In 2016

One of the top goals for any person starting a new year fresh is to see the world more. Whether it is learning a new language or culture or just …

Recreation

Budget Botswana: Four Great Adventures

<b>Botswana</b> is renowned for delivering stand-out safari experiences and some of the most spectacular—and extravagant—ecolodges on Earth.<p>Less well-known is the affordable side of exploring this iconic Southern African republic, also praised for its friendly and welcoming people, democratically elected …

Travel Photography

Ultimate Ecuador: plan your perfect adventure

When it comes to adventure, you can’t go wrong in Ecuador. There are towering Andean peaks and volcanoes, vast swaths of Amazonian rain forest, chilled-out surf villages, and of course, the iconic and unforgettable Galapagos Islands.<p>Whether you want to bike down the face of a volcano, trek out to …

South America

6 Mind-Set Changes To Help You Make A Fresh Start

Adjust your expectations before setting out. The outcome can fall short of your ideal and still count as success.<p>Sure, you’ve set some New Year’s resolutions and told yourself this is going to be the year when you actually follow through with them. But more often than not, we fail, but not because …

23 Things To Do To Improve Your Mental Health In 2016

Have a very happy new year — literally.

Why I'm Taking The Happiness Challenge -- And Why You Should, Too

Here’s to a blissful January and the rest of 2016. 😊<p>Happy New Year! Truth is, the onset of January often leaves me feeling quite the opposite of happy. It marks the end of the holidays. The days are cold and dark. And it’s back to the daily routine.<p>But the beginning of the year doesn’t have to be …

3 Secrets for Increasing Your Happiness

How many moments of your life are happy? If you're like most people your life is a mix of up and downs. Happy moments, interspersed with lots of boring moments, and probably a few periods of absolute misery.<p>It's unrealistic to expect that you can create a life that is 100% happy moments. Chasing a …

What one of the world’s longest studies tells us about happiness

We all want to know the secret to happiness. So what can one of the longest ongoing studies of adult life tell us about how to achieve it?<p>For three …

Happiness

10 Science-Backed Reasons Being Single Is Good for Your Health

With all the "We're engaged!" pics popping up on social media, it may seem like <i>everyone</i> you know isone half of a happy couple. But if you're riding …

How Happiness Thinks

My brother is an art collector. When I was in my 20s he convinced me to start collecting art and suggested I buy a beautiful Frank Stella. I listened and my fabulous Frank Stella hangs over our bed in our California home. During this same time frame he gifted me with a poster, that I have, to this …

A Simple Exercise to Feel Happiness and Find Gratitude

In a recent post, I talked about how feelings of happiness and joy can lead to health and healing. Some questions I received related to how one can find happiness and feel it more often. When things are not going so great, it can be difficult to find moments of happiness, and even though they may …

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

Happiness

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Got 5 Minutes? Then You Can Be A More Grateful Person

Do it for your health and happiness.<p>It's time to add gratitude to your to-do list.<p>Each day is always full of tasks that need to be completed -- why not prioritize something that benefits your mind and body? Expressing thanks can do wonders for your well-being. Not only does it improve your physical …

16 Ways You Can Improve Your Mental Health In 2016 - David Avocado Wolfe

Shares 19<p>According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people suffer from depression worldwide. With numbers like that, it is highly likely …

Happiness

5 Simple Strategies To Help You Worry Less This Year

The author of The Anxiety Toolkit explains how we get caught in negative, fear-based ideas -- and how to break free.<p>Believe it or not, psychologists have a term to describe people who like to think a lot. The trait is called <i>need for cognition</i>. It refers to people who enjoy effortful thinking and …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

<i>The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. In</i> …

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Hiking

Best places to visit in 2016

Stuck for a holiday destination for 2016? Check out the list below to see if any of these beautiful places take your fancy.Normandy, FranceThe Tour …

Tour de France

How Asking the Right Question Will Help You Train Your Mind and Heal Your Life

Sometimes when life becomes a struggle and you're wanting to improve the situation you're in, whether that be your health, your relationships, your finances, or whatever, it pays to interrupt the negative voices in your head with the right question. This one simple mental strategy can change the …

Forget Lumosity - Try These 4 Simple Ways to Keep the Mind Sharp

Lumosity fooled several people into believed that their app could improve cognitive ability and protect them against age-related issues such as …

Holistic Medicine