Meredith Hinson

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14 Struggles Only Women With Anxiety Will Understand

Calming activities include: making to-do lists, cleaning, organizing, and taking deep breaths.<p>Anxiety isn't just a temporary feeling that happens when you're working against a tight deadline, or trying something new for the first time. It's a constant presence that can pop up even when there's …

Depression

The Easy Meal Prep Plan That Lets Me Cook Once and Eat All Week — Power Hour Meal Prep

Do you want to know the best feeling in the world? Gazing into a fridge of prepped food on Sunday night, knowing you are all set for lunches and even …

Breakfast

When I Knew it Was Time to End My Relationship With MDMA

MDMA seems like proof that what comes up must come down.<p>In the spring of 2016, my longstanding perfectionism had spun into a full-blown neurosis. I was working from 6 am to midnight daily. I prioritized hoarding money over doctors’ appointments, train tickets, and decent clothes. I rarely ate full …

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-awareness

The perfect breakfast for people with depression

Antidepressants and therapy, while both effective, are not the only means available to combat depression. Exercise has been described as a “wonder drug” for reducing symptoms, walking in nature reduces negative thoughts, and meditation can have a powerful positive effect.<p>But there’s another, often …

5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

A psychological ailment called 'hikikomori' is imprisoning 500,000 Japanese people in their homes — and it's more of a threat than ever

Hayashi Kyoko started becoming a social recluse when her high school principal started talking about university entrance exams on the first day of school.<p>"The fun high-school life I was looking forward to transformed into nothing more than a period of test preparation," the Japanese native told the …

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

Losing weight—especially around your midsection—is difficult. But here are a slew of research-proven ways to dump it for good.<p>1 of 11<p>Lose the …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out

Research suggests that companies and individuals committed to living out this principle will see a happier workplace and an improved bottom line.<p>Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want …

An immersive look into the transgender experience

bySerena DaniariDecember 29, 2017<p>How the three videos were shot<p>A portion of the footage is from cameras attached to the subjects and to the cameraman …

Transgender

This Is What Happens If You Take Ibuprofen on an Empty Stomach, According to Doctors

We've been there: a bad headache hits and we're apt to reach for some meds — only to remember we haven't eaten anything lately and it's not wise to take pills on an empty stomach. But is it really such a big deal?<p>Stomach upset is among the most commonly reported side effects of ibuprofen. "The FDA …

New York City

The One Anti-Inflammatory Vitamin You Should Have Before 8 AM To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

Timing is everything when it comes to taking vitamins. There are certain ones you want to take before breakfast because it makes them more effective. …

New rosé promises to be hangover-free, but will get you high

Brunch is about to get a whole lot more fun.<p>Come January - once the state’s new cannabis industry regulations go into effect - California’s Rebel …

Sonoma County

How trainer Kirsty Godso eats ketogenic every day—and why she’ll never go back

<i>In addition to being a Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso has crafted two workouts—Pyrogirls, which pops up at cool girl hot spot Sky Ting Yoga as</i> …

Why you should never drink coffee first thing in the morning

It could be why you bloat so much.<p>How many times a week do you start the day with a coffee first thing? I reckon at least five, seeing as coffee is basically required by most humans to even vaguely function. For many people coffee comes before <i>everything;</i> not even breakfast makes its way further up …

Healthy gut, healthy mind: The schizophrenia and digestion connection

<b>How can maintaining good gut health improve the lives of people with schizophrenia and their ability to function in the world?</b><p>If you’ve ever had a …

Experts Say the Keto Diet May Have an Unexpected Emotional Benefit

We are familiar with keto, the high-fat and low-carb diet that has become the latest weight-loss trend, but were you aware that it might have emotional benefits as well? "It might sound like snake oil, but do any digging on the internet about the ketogenic diet, and you'll find personal stories of …

Ketogenic Diet

John Lennon's surgeon describes the horrific night the singer was assassinated

Though 37 years have passed, the devastation following John Lennon’s assassination remains. Today, December 8th, marks the anniversary of the …

John Lennon

4 Overlooked Exercises to Get You in Better Shape Today

The biggest reason a guy will stop going to the gym is for 1 of two reasons:<p>He runs out of time.<br>• He gets hurt.<p>The first one is an excuse for someone …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Nutritionists Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

“A diet of fried foods, refined flours, sugars, and products with hormones and synthetic sweeteners all contribute to inflammation which builds up …

25 Healthy Sheet Pan Recipes That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Whether you are single or have a family to feed, it seems like every weeknight is a blur and trying to get dinner on the table isn't always the easiest feat. On top of that, eating healthy isn't always easy and oftentimes requires a decent amount of prep. And cleanup is a chore in itself when …

Our 10 most popular muscle-building workouts of 2017

There's no denying that <i>Men's Fitness</i><b></b> is the ultimate authority when it comes to shedding weight, building huge muscle, and living a healthy …

What Does Magnesium Really Do for You?

Magnesium always seems to pop up on the list of supplements nutritionists recommend, and for good reason: Around 60 percent of all Americans are not …

Wellness

Cannabis a medical miracle – it’s official

Cannabis is a ‘wonder drug’ capable of radically transforming the lives of very sick people, according to the results of the first clinical trials of …

Cannabis

Three coffees a day linked to a range of health benefits

Research based on 200 previous studies worldwide says frequent drinkers less likely to get diabetes, heart disease, dementia and some cancers<p>People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day are more likely to see health benefits than problems, experiencing lower risks of premature death and …

Liver Disease

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

Wow! 92% of Patients Prefer Medical Marijuana to Opioids, New Survey Shows

Favorability toward medical weed is growing, but don't expect the federal government to change its stance anytime soon.<p>The marijuana industry has …

NHS bosses warn of mental health crisis with long waits for treatment

Report finds 80% fear they cannot provide timely, high-quality care to the growing numbers seeking help<p>Mental health services are so overwhelmed by soaring demand that patients are facing long delays to access care, a powerful group of NHS mental health trust bosses have warned.<p>Widespread shortages …