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25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

Happiness

Google Translate is Amazing Now, and That Should Terrify You

Translating languages is hard. If you’re fluent in more than one, you already know that there’s never any direct translation for a lot of phrases. …

Artificial Intelligence

This Is What Happens To Your Body When You Take A Break From Working Out

Getting back to the gym after taking a small hiatus can feel like lifting weights for the very first time. And if you've ever tried to run after …

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Psychology

'I have a disease that makes my thyroid go haywire'

In the spring of 2013, I was a college sophomore at a university in New York City with a full, busy life: I was doing well in school, working two internships, hunting for my first apartment with my best friends, and six months into a new relationship with a great guy.<p>Then, out of nowhere, I started …

6 Bad Diet Habits–and How to Break Them

Here’s how to replace negative routines with positive ones to shed unwanted weight for good.<p><b>Bad Habit: Bingeing in the Evening</b><p>You run in the morning but don’t eat much all day because you’re dealing with life and then you binge at dinner and beyond.<p><b>Break the Cycle</b><br>Take healthy food wherever you go. …

Running Inspiration In The Bible

<b>Survey Shows</b><p><b>A 2014 telephone and online survey</b> to gauge Bible trends in the United States shows that 88% of American households own a Bible and have an average 4.7 Bibles in their homes. We have 10 Bibles in our home. Thirty-seven percent of those surveyed read the Bible once or more a week. Me …

New Testament

How Protein at Breakfast Can Help You Lose Weight

Protein is a key nutrient for weight loss. In fact, adding more protein to your diet is the easiest and most effective way to lose weight.<p>Studies …

Nutrition