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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 …

7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we <i>should</i> get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mood seems as though it could take over your entire day.<p>However, this lethargy doesn't have to cancel out your ability to partake in and reap the real …

The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”<p><i>“I embrace you with all my heart,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his beautiful letter of gratitude to his childhood teacher shortly after winning the Nobel Prize. To embrace one another with our whole hearts is perhaps the …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We often hear advice like, "Think positive, and good things will happen," or, "Try your hardest, and eventually things will work out." While such …

Messages Our Daughters Need to Hear in This Overly Sexualized Society

Raising our girls is harder and harder these days as everything in the media really only validates being sexy, thin, beautiful and rich. It is easy to see how our girls, so inundated with these visual programs, are confused about what is important about them. We need to teach them that true success …

Follow the Rich with These Daily Habits

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The world's richest people come from various walks of life but many share distinct lifestyle habits, according to a study by …

Self-improvement

10 Ways To Get Rid of Bloating

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, remedies for fighting puffiness and belly bloating.<p><b>1) Prevent Puff</b><br>It's Saturday night, and you slip on your sexiest pair of jeans. One problem: Your stomach's so swollen that those jeans barely zip shut. Sound familiar? Bloating's a common but annoying symptom …

Wellness

7 Women Explain Exactly How They Lost Weight Without Going On Crazy Diets

Yep, totally possible.<p>It might be the least-fun "would you rather" in existence: Would you rather <i>not</i> be hangry all the time, or lose 10 pounds?<p>Luckily, you don't have to play that cruel game if you're looking for a way to lose weight. These women are proof: Instead of going on a trendy crash diet …

Fitness

Castro offers to co-operate with US on Ebola

Fidel Castro, the 88-year-old former Cuban leader, has said his country is ready to work with the US in the battle against Ebola, saying that such co-operation would be in the interest of "the peace of the world".<p>Cuba has already sent 165 doctors and nurses to help fight Ebola in Sierra Leone and …

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