Melissa Foster

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How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Weight Loss: Vivienne’s Story

In 2016, Vivienne van de Walle found herself at a crossroads. She was fed up with her lifelong struggle to lose weight. The 49-year-old physician and …

Does Magnesium Help You Sleep?

<b>Q.</b> <b>Does magnesium help you sleep?</b><p><b>A.</b> Studies have found a link between low levels of magnesium, an essential mineral that plays a crucial role in a wide range of bodily processes, and sleep disorders. But if you are concerned you aren’t getting enough magnesium, changing your diet may be a better …

Sleep Disorders

35 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That You Will Be Obsessed With Too

Some products are so unique, so brilliant, or solve a problem <i>so</i> skillfully that all the hype surrounding them is actually well-deserved. When this …

You've been hanging your Christmas lights wrong all along

Just because you've done something one way your entire life, doesn't mean there isn't room for improvement. And we're convinced the latest advice we stumbled across will change the way you trim your tree forever — if you want to use fewer strands and save money, that is.<p>According to designer …

The One Product You Should Start Using For Dark Spots, According To A Dermatologist

Dark spots are a big concern for many women. If you have oily, acne-prone skin, you probably have struggled with dark spots, or hyperpigmentation. …

How Fathers Can Teach Their Children Respect

During my growing up years, respect was a principle in which my parents believed. My father was a real stickler for respect, which may have been …

18 Things Parents Can Do to Make Their Kids Successful

Children only spend half their waking hours in school during the academic year.<p>This means that much of the rearing is still done at home.<p>In fact, …

9 Timeless Habits You'll Find in the Happiest People

To make these things happen, there's a hard prerequisite: choice and intention.<p>When we experience some sort of trauma from a failed business, marriage, or other personal tragedy, the most resilient people recover by reinventing themselves.<p>Recovery takes a lot of courageous work, but after your …

Here's Exactly How to Trick Your Mind Into Being Happy

It should come as no surprise that much of what we do is born from the pursuit of happiness. But when it comes to defining the true meaning of …

The deadly reason why you shouldn’t let dogs lick your face

Affectionate dog owners are at risk of catching a potentially deadly disease.<p>While the man’s best friend are great at cheering their owners up when …

7 Nail Polishes That Last Without Chipping

While it’s tempting to go for that gel manicure — guaranteed to remain glossy and intact for two to three weeks — for those that prefer to avoid the …

At-Home Facials Are the New Face Masks, and Here's What You Need to Know About Them

"Instant facial" sounds like a buzzword—like a fun but gimmicky product made for the old cucumber-eyes girls'-night-in "let's do a face mask and watch a movie" routine (no shade, it's the best routine). So, suffice to say, when a bunch of new products touting the claim started popping up on our …

Skin Care

The Workout You Need to Do If You Sit All Day

It’s no surprise that sitting all day does some undesirable things to our bodies. Research has linked excessive sitting with an elevated risk for …

Muscle

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Things Dermatologists Always Do Before Bedtime

1. Remove every stitch of makeup (but gently).<p>A dermatologist going to bed with makeup on would be like a vegan chef eating a steak: It just wouldn't …

Skin Care

Here are the top skin care products one celebrity dermatologist swears by, and they're all from the drugstore

Even if a celebrity dermatologist isn’t quite in your price range, that doesn’t mean celebrity dermatologist-approved products can’t be. Which is …

Husband's Sweet Way Of Keeping His Sick Wife Company Is Melting The Internet

Radiation treatments mean his wife needs to be isolated, but he still found a way to be with her<p>When young couples marry and repeat the words “in …

Meditation & Mindfulness Expert Reveals 5 Tips for the Perfect Night of Sleep | HelloCare

By the time you get ready to go to bed, you check your clock and realize it’s way later than you realized. You jump into bed, and then you find that …

Best Meditation Apps: 3 Apps to Help You Find Peace in Your Everyday Life

Mindfulness has officially become mainstream. So much so that Apple’s latest iOS updates feature meditation and breathing exercises with the Breathe app for the Apple Watch and the Health app for the iPhone—both of which encourage mindfulness as a way to overcome stress. But what is mindfulness? …

Six things to keep in mind when talking to your kids about money

A goal for Canada's financial literacy initiatives is to have today's generation of young people be better with money than their parents. Two areas to target for improvement are high debt levels and the tendency to place an excessive importance on home ownership. Too many Canadians are financing …

The One Grain You Should Have To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Study

If you're trying to lose weight but have been gaining it instead, chances are your metabolism is slowing down. There are tons of symptoms that come …

5 Workouts That Keep Kate Hudson Fit And Toned: Learn From Her Trainer!

Kate Hudson has managed to maintain her impressive figure over the years, and this is all thanks to her hard work. Of course, some of the credit also …

The Skin Care Products Allure Beauty Editors Really Use

At Allure, we love all things beauty. We get giddy over lip gloss, ecstatic over eau de parfums, and don't even get us started on all things sparkly. But the questions we get asked the most are undoubtedly about skin care. Friends and perfect strangers always want to know every minute detail about …

8 Questions to Ask a Potential Financial Advisor | Investopedia

There are many types of financial advisors. Or is it financial planner? Certified financial planner? Investment advisor? Wealth manager? This is …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

20 of the Best Mindfulness Bloggers to Follow in 2017

Modern life seems to fly past at a million miles per hour, and sometimes, we forget to slow things down and focus on the present moment.<p>According to …

Mindfulness