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Meet the 'mega monk' changing our attitude to happiness, one tweet at a time

There is a long-standing theory in the science of happiness that we each have a set point we return to; a happy medium, however high the highs or low the lows, in between.<p>This ‘hedonic adaptability’ means that even as we achieve our dreams - finding true love, starting a family, making a million – …

19 No-Brainer Hacks That'll Make Your Home Really Organized

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

There’s A Reason These Are Called Secret Cookies!

Secret Kiss Cookies<p>Save<p>You know what’s even better than Russian tea cookies? These secret kiss cookies we made the other day, which blow the former …

This tiny digestive tracker can tell what food gives you gas

Which means a lot less time wasted at the gastroenterologist.<p>One of my favorite things to eat is cheese and egg on a bagel. But while it's delicious, let's just say that afterward we don't get along so well. Is it the egg? The cheese? I could go to the doctor and find out which and why, but the …

8 Of The Most Popular Cookie Recipes On Pinterest

Cinnamon Roll Cookies<p>This recipe is a good way to enable cookie eating for breakfast without judgment. Your guests (or, your stressed-out self) will …

Scientists Say They've Identified The Physical Source of Depression in The Brain

Depression isn't just 'all in your head'.<p>The region of the brain that serves as the physical source of feelings of depression has been identified, …

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8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

Here's Why It's a Very Good Idea to Sleep Without Your Underwear

<i>By Caithlin Pena for YourTango.com</i><p><b>Rock that birthday suit, girl.</b><p>Have you ever went to sleep in your birthday suit? Maybe on those hot summer nights when the AC just wasn't cutting it?<p>Well, according to an article on <i>Shape</i>, experts recommend losing the undies during sleep.<p>"If [the area] is constantly …

How Stress Harms the Heart

It’s clear that there’s a link between stress and heart health; what’s not clear yet is why the two are connected. Now, a new study suggests that …

5 Quick Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Good news: There are tried-and-true tricks to maximize your burn from a.m. to p.m. (without disrupting your lifestyle). Take advantage of these five …

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Gardeners are always on the lookout for an organic, inexpensive solution to controlling pests in the garden. Epsom salt is one such product with a long history of enthusiastic supporters. Before you add this inexpensive drug-store product to your garden, though, consider your gardening conditions …

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16 Netflix hacks that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Everyone loves Netflix.<p>The service has taken over the world because it lets you binge on your favorite shows and movies to your hearts content. And you can watch whenever, wherever.<p>But even though the standard Netflix experience is good, it doesn't mean you can't improve it with few tricks.<p>From …

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5 Ways to Finally Lose Your Spare Tire—and Keep It Off For Good

Find out why you’re having such a difficult time keeping off weight—and the simple techniques that will transform your body forever<p>I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports …

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

The Key to Giving and Receiving Negative Feedback

Rich was a plant manager with a 10,000-person workforce producing a billion dollars of product per year. He was a pro at his craft and highly respected in his industry. I met with him and his team weekly as an organization development consultant for a couple of years. Someone from HR asked him to …

First-Time Managers, Don’t Do Your Team’s Work for Them

Not long ago, I worked with a client who was stepping into management for the first time. Terry, a highly regarded marketing associate in a pharmaceutical firm, had just been asked to lead a marketing team. In this new role, she was responsible for directing a group of bright, but inexperienced …

5 Bad Leadership Habits That Undercut Your Team's Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, every second counts. In the early stages of a startup, you’ll only have limited resources despite operating under high pressure and tight deadlines. Every decision you make could potentially set a course for …

How to Be Good at Managing Both Introverts and Extroverts

As the boss, your goal is to have all your employees operating at their peak level of energy, efficiency, and motivation—which can be a challenge when it comes to leading a team comprised of introverts and extroverts. How do you manage these vastly different personalities and work preferences? How …

What Separates High-Performing Leaders from Average Ones

Research shows that employees dislike their jobs, don’t trust their leaders, and aren’t engaged. If you’re a leader — or aspiring to be one — you should be frightened. Are organizations in the modern world built for leaders to fail? Or can you overcome these leadership challenges, and if so, how? …

Save Your Apple Peels and Cores—For Tea

There are a number of time-consuming kitchen tasks that are not fun (or at least <i>I</i> do not think they are fun)—washing dishes, cleaning gritty greens, planning meals.<p>Peeling apples, on the other hand, is time-consuming yet enjoyable. It's meditative, almost.<p>I like taking each apple and slowing …

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How to Make Your Very Own Milk and Cookie Shot

Before we begin, let me start by prefacing that the following scenario will happen pretty much no matter what. The trick is to not get flustered and show this cookie dough who's boss.<p>Last year on March 14th, Dominique Ansel (the genius behind the Cronut) shattered our perception of milk and cookies …

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Losing Weight Is About The Food You Eat

Losing weight is something many people strive to do, yet most never manage to maintain any weight loss for too long! But why is this? Simply because …

7 Brain Benefits Of Cutting Wheat Out Of Your Diet

<i>Should you consider giving up grains? Dr. William Davis thinks so. The following is an excerpt from his new book, Wheat Belly Total Health. Please</i> …

Buddha Belly: Meditation May Ease Gut Ailments

If you thought meditation was only good for your emotional well-being, think again. A new study shows that meditation may actually alleviate the …

10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Here are 10 simple meditation tips for beginners to help you get through that initial frustration and get started with your own meditation practice:<p>Meditation is a wonderful tool for decreasing feelings of stress and anxiety, and increasing feelings of peacefulness, contentedness and connectedness. …

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