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5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

Thinkstock<p>Provided by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services<p>Your brain is constantly developing as you age. While certain brain functions …

The Brain

The 12 Disturbing Sleep Disorders

Sleep is a valuable commodity to us. Oftentimes, we get so caught up in our daily routine that we forget to let our bodies recharge and regenerate. …

5 Things You Didn't Know About Cavities

Yes, we know: you don't always like visiting us.<p>And by "us," I mean "your dentists" -- the people who make sure your smile is healthy and big and sparkly.<p>Sure, you love our hygienists: they make your teeth shiny and don't cause you much, if any, discomfort. But then the doctor comes in to evaluate …

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

Critical Thinking

8 things that happen when you stop drinking alcohol

Maybe your nightly glass of vino has turned into two or three. Or you're overdoing it on the beer and have the paunch to prove it.<p>Whether you want to clean up your diet or you're trying to nip a potential issue in the bud, giving up alcohol can be tough—but the benefits make it worth the effort, …

5 Ways To Get Rid of Insomnia (Without Taking Drugs)

<i>By: Meagan Drillinger</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Listen, we can't lie to you. Sleep drugs are fantastic. Ambien, Lunesta... even regular old Advil PM. That stuff WORKS.<p>The side effects, however, can be a little less than optimal. Dependency, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, and liver …

The 10 Commandments Of A Good Night's Sleep

Thou shall not avoid getting Zzzs.<p>When was the last time you had a solid night of sleep?<p>If it has been eluding you, there's probably a reason for it. There are a lot of rules when it comes to getting the proper amount of shuteye, but following them could make a difference between dozing to …

Daily Meditation: Let Go

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a passage from the Tao Te Ching. The reading reminds us to let go, stop …

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

25 Books Every Man Should Read

Make it a drinking game.<p>Literacy is hot. Like CrossFit. Remember this Instagram account? Next time you're caught in a random girl's iPhone lens, make sure you've got your face buried in one of these puppies.*<p>* Burying your face in a puppy is also a surefire way of ending up in a girl's Instagram …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Happiness

Can you still make a living as a mommy blogger?

The success story of Dooce.com was once blogger lore, told and re-told in playgroups and Meetups — anywhere hyper-verbal people with Wordpress …

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

You've heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and nowhere is it more true than with your health. The health habits you form now …

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Should you unfriend your spouse on Facebook? The reason why may surprise you

After couples counselor Ian Kerner "unfriended" his wife on Facebook, his marriage improved to the point that he now recommends his clients do the same.<p>"I realized for a little while with my own wife that I didn't really want her to be my friend on Facebook," the New York-based therapist told …

Facebook’s Messenger And The Challenge To Google’s Search Dominance

When Facebook announced M—an A.I.-powered personal assistant that lives inside Messenger—it fired a massive shell across Google’s bow.<p>Indeed, if Facebook can successfully scale M to its entire audience (and WhatsApp’s, as well), this new product represents a direct assault on search and AdWords—the …

5 Reasons You Keep Waking Up At Night

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>It’s 2 am and you’re wide awake. Again. What’s the deal?<p>First of all, understand that waking up in the middle of the night is …

If You Want Your Children To Succeed, Do These 6 Things (Backed By Science)

Seeing your child grow up to be a success is the ultimate goal of a great parent. But raising your child in a way that ensures they achieve that …

How to Get More Social Shares on Your Blog Post? 16 Awesome Ways

Home blogging Blogging Tips Internet Social Media How to Get More Social Shares on Your Blog Post? 16 Awesome Ways<p>Nischal Gurung<p>9:57:00 PM<p>Social …

How to Write Marketing Blogs Your Clients Will Actually Read

I’m sure you’ll agree…<p>There are way too many bloggers out there who publish blog after blog, with the hopes of pulling torrents of traffic in order …

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

Consciousness as Space

You are in space, right? Right. But you are not just IN space, you too are a space, a field, a living volume. And – if you look inside your mind – …

Consciousness

7 Naked Truths About Relationships Everyone In Love Should Know

How do you imagine the perfect relationship? If you think about harmony and romantic walks in the park you're ready for the naked truth about …

All Time Top 10 Quotes by Eckhart Tolle

<b>Eckhart Tolle</b> , born <b>Ulrich Leonard Tölle</b>, February 16, 1948) is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of <i>The Power of Now</i> and <i>A</i> …

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your 40s will be dictated by your choices in the coming years, and even in the coming months. They …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Motivation