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7 adventure athletes pushing new boundaries on the water

ALL AROUND THE WORLD, whether it’s a gnarly rapid, wave, or simply a vast stretch of open ocean, water remains the ultimate proving ground for …

10 Books Sex Experts Wish You Would Read

#BookClubGoals, sexpert edition.<p>You can study everything—so why not sex? Start reading these books, recommended by sex therapists, sexologists, and more—and get ready to enjoy the kind of sex you've never had before. The brain is a sex organ, right?

Sexual Health

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day | Inc.com

We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive self-talk.</b> <br>We all have an inner conversation going on, …

19 Simple Ways to Stay Motivated That Actually Work | Inc.com

In today's competitive work environment, our greatest untapped resource may be our own motivation.<p>But what happens when you can't find your motivation or you can't stay motivated long enough to finish a project or even keep up with daily tasks? You need find your motivation--but where?<p>You find it …

You Must Have This Characteristic to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The following excerpt is from Michael Glauser’s new book <i>Main Street Entrepreneur</i>. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<p>Marti McMahon was one of the first entrepreneurs I interviewed nearly 20 years ago. As soon as I met her, I …

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

Documentaries

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great under a t-shirt. And hey, your chest, bicep, abdominal and shoulder muscles all make huge contributions to your overall strength. But so do a lot of other …

Vegetable Zoodles (Spiralized Veggie Noodles) | One Pot Chef

Higher Protein Intake Is Associated with Higher Lean Mass and Quadriceps Muscle Strength in Adult Men and Women. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>The impact of dietary protein intake on lower extremity lean mass and strength in community-dwelling adult Americans is not fully …

Psychedelics have had a long strange trip in our society. Once maligned as insanity-inducing, microdosing or taking small amounts of may help cure depression, PTSD, addiction, and more.

Psychedelics have been with humans for over two millennia. Ethnobotanist Terence McKenna’s “stoned ape theory,” postulates that the development of …

9 Psychology Books Every Leader Should Read

Learning the secrets of the mind will make you a better professional.<p>At the base of it, business success is about people--making the right connections, understanding motivation, guessing what others will do next, and accurately evaluating those you meet. Which is why knowing some basic psychology …

17 Unexpected Recipes for Summer Grilling

By your 10th barbecue of the summer, you’re over boring steaks and burgers, so why not shake things up at your next gathering with something unexpected? If you’re already a lover of unusual grilled foods, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got more than your basic grilled skewers and summer …

Grilling

You Can't Miss This Incredible Drone Footage of Whales Feeding

Nature is pretty darn spectacular.<p>Students at Auckland University of Technology built a custom drone to film footage of Bryde's Whales feeding off the waters of New Zealand and capture the moment for perhaps the first time.<p>Using a drone to track the whales' feeding is ideal because it allows …

New Zealand

Here's Why Snooping Is Such a Bad Idea

Why do so many couples confuse intimacy with surveillance? Cosmo's new columnist, Esther Perel, explains.<p>In your ideal relationship, do you hope you'll tell each other everything?<p>Chances are, yes. We've begun to believe that intimacy means we should be able to tell our partners anything and that we …

Get a Better Butt With This 30-Day Squat Challenge

With summer in full swing, you probably don't want to spend any of your precious downtime in the gym, but you still want to feel fit and strong, right? (Right.) Enter this perfect 30-day squat challenge, handcrafted with love for <i>Glamour</i> by Reebok trainer Alexia Clark (pictured above). You can do …

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Mental and physical effects of magic mushrooms

There's evidence that tripping on magic mushrooms could actually free the mind.<p>Several small studies have linked the psychoactive ingredient in shrooms (which are illegal) with several purported health benefits, including the potential to help relieve anxiety and depression.<p>But, as with any drug, …

Epic National Park Hiking Trails

Whether your idea of a hike involves hardcore boots, trekking poles, and backcountry maps, or a pair of sneakers, water bottle, and paved trails with …

How to Gain 20 Pounds of Muscle in 2 Months

Trying to figure out how to gain 20 pounds of muscle in 2 months? It's easier said than done, but definitely possible and in this article I'm going …

Consciousness: What we can learn from altered states

Liar, liar<p>Why did you pick that outfit to wear this morning? What made you do your to-do list in that order today? In fact, how did you even end up …

A top psychologist says there's only one way to become the best in your field — but not everyone agrees

As a teenager in Sweden, Anders Ericsson used to play chess against one of his classmates, a boy considerably worse at the game than Ericsson. Every time they'd play, Ericsson would trounce him.<p>Then one day, the classmate beat him.<p>Ericsson wanted to know: What exactly had the boy done to improve …

The Secret To Fixing The Bad Habits You May Not Know You Have

Most of us don’t see the flaws in ourselves that other people do. Step one is finding out what you’re overlooking.<p>Most people are unaware of their bad habits. That’s normal. Psychologically, we’re inclined to think of ourselves in a more positive light than others tend to see us.<p>And it cuts both …

The Ancient Origins of Consciousness by Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt review – how the brain created experience

What does it mean to say that I am conscious? For sure, consciousness is a protean term, with multiple meanings. Among its features are some or all of the following: trivially, that I am awake and not asleep or “unconscious”; more positively that I am aware of my surroundings, experiencing and …

Consciousness

5 Ways To Stay Strong While Getting Lean

There's nothing quite like the "I did it!" boost of confidence when you look at yourself in the mirror and realize you're as lean and ripped as …

How racism came to be called a mental illness — and why that’s a problem

In 1981, Anthony Simon, an elderly white man in Kansas, shot his Chinese American neighbor Steffen Wong as Wong was entering his own home. In his trial, Simon’s defense rested upon a claim of “anxiety neurosis”: Simon said he was afraid of “Orientals” and their presumed martial arts capabilities, …