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15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

The 30-Minute HIIT Workout That Makes Time Fly By

If you spend most of your workout staring at the clock, watching the seconds slowly tick by, it's time to switch things up. This total-body HIIT …

Workouts

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

Physics

In a scientific field in which the words "spookiness" and "weirdness" are used as technical terms, you can be sure of some properly odd things going …

Proof That the Human Body is a Holographic Projection of Consciousness

We will also specifically explore the exact mechanism behind this principle, and provide scientific evidence so let your rational mind be at ease.The …

Your Cells Are Listening: How Talking To Your Body Can Help You Heal

By Therese Wade, MSc, Wake Up World where this was originally featured.<p>“Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul.” These …

There’s No Such Thing as Free Will

But we’re better off believing in it anyway.<p>For centuries, philosophers and theologians have almost unanimously held that civilization as we know it depends on a widespread belief in free will—and that losing this belief could be calamitous. Our codes of ethics, for example, assume that we can …

The Brain

14 Psychological Forces That Make Good People Do Bad Things

Given the right circumstances, good people can get caught up in some very bad things. More often than not, psychology is to blame.<p>When it comes to unethical behavior, good people don't tend to go right off the deep end like Bernie Madoff or Kenneth Lay. Rather, the mind plays tricks on them, …

Psychology

Story Starters: 50 Days of Inspiration

By<p>Fiction Attic Press<p>Purveyors of excellent prose. Featuring flash fiction, short stories, and novels, as well as inspiring workbooks and writing …

A lot of women don’t enjoy hookup culture—so why do we force ourselves to participate?

At Middlebury College, I lived a double life.<p>On the surface, I was successful. I was surrounded by diverse, intellectual friends. I led a popular student website and was active in the arts and athletics. I loved learning and made Phi Beta Kappa my junior year. I’m also a white, straight, …

Relationships

The Best Way to Deal with Gossip and Personal Attacks

<i>By: Lodro Rinzler</i><p>When someone crosses you in words or actions, what is the right way to respond? A Buddhist meditation teacher draws from an ancient text to provide insight and guidance.<p>Okay. We know we should be more mindful of our own speech, sure. But what about when rumors are flying about you, …

Meditation

These 4 rituals will make you an expert at anything

We hear a lot about "10,000 hours" being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …

A Map Of How Emotions Influence Our Lives, Commissioned By The Dalai Lama

When the Dalai Lama teams up with a top psychologist, who teams up a top data viz firm, you get the Atlas of Emotions.<p>The five circles slowly pulsing on my screen are meant to visualize the entire core of human emotion. Fear. Disgust. Anger. Sadness. Enjoyment.<p>Reductive? Yes. But that’s exactly the …

Emotions

5 Alternatives to Trendy Superfoods That Are Just as Healthy

Can’t stomach any more kale or quinoa? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many of my clients aren’t fans of the latest trendy superfoods. Fortunately for …

Nutrition

PUTIN: The deterioration of Russia's relationship with the West is the result of many 'mistakes'

"We have done everything wrong," Putin told BILD publisher Kai Diekmann and BILD politics editor Nikolaus Blome last week, according to a transcript provided to Business Insider.<p>"From the beginning, we failed to overcome Europe's division. Twenty-five years ago, the Berlin Wall fell, but invisible …

Russia

How to Write Brilliant Blog Posts: 5 Tips from Psychology

<i>This is a guest contribution from Ellen Jackson of Potential Psychology.</i><p>Are you ready to rock a brilliant blog post? Do you want to write faster, …

Blogging

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Self-improvement

12 Chakra Mantras To Unblock Energy

Sound is vibration. What you may not be aware of is that each of your chakras has a specific vibration as well – and you can use mantras that are …

How To Figure Out Your Dosha

When I meet a new patient, one of the first things I do is determine the essential nature of that person. First, I must decipher the most basic, yet …

21 Ways to Practice Compassion

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion; if you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama<p>Ahimsa is the practice of being …

Dalai Lama

7 ways mentally strong people take advantage of solitude

But solitude can be highly beneficial to your mental health, creativity, and productivity, psychotherapist Amy Morin writes in her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do."<p>In the book, Morin says mentally strong people "don't fear alone time," since it offers restoration and a chance for …

Self-help

3 Self-Confidence Secrets To Instantly Stop Feeling Inferior

It’s soul-destroying, isn’t it?<p>Feeling inferior transforms every day into just one more crushing experience.<p>Another day on the sidelines losing hope …

6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …

Happiness

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness