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Mental strength: how to improve your life by using cognitive behavioral therapy techniques

<i>When you hear the term ‘Cognitive Behavioral Therapy’ you probably think that it is not for you. That is for people who are dealing with mental</i> …

Habits Are The Key To Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a relatively new concept that’s getting a lot of buzz lately. Many people are seeking to be more “mindful” and are trying to pay more …

What your handwriting says about your personality

Mike Nudelman/Business Insider<p>Graphology, the science of analyzing handwriting for personality traits, has been around since the days of Aristotle.<p>Today, it's used for a variety of purposes, from criminal investigations to understanding your health. Some employers even use handwriting analysis to …

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Lost? 3 Ways To Find Yourself

A wise teacher once told me that the only guarantee in life is that everything will change, and the only permanent relationship you will ever have is with your mind, breath, and body.<p>I was sitting in a large open aired wooden pagoda in the jungles of Sri Lanka, the year after the tsunami. A college …

Chicken Adobo Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Assistant food editor Amelia Rampe explains why Filipino chicken adobo is the greatest recipe of all time and how to make it.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Recipes

Weed Buyer's Guide

Smoking good weed is like having good sex. If you want to be more sensual, employ more of your senses. Likewise with the evil weed-you must see, …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Daily Meditation: Revitalize

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 solo performance by Iranian daf player Asal Malekzadeh. The daf is a …

Getting Productive- 9 Tools for Helping You Stay On Track

One of the things I know about myself is that I am just not a naturally organized person. In fact, my lack of being organized gets me in trouble …

4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating

The post 4 Science-Backed Methods to Stop Procrastinating appeared first on Trello Blog.You have a huge deadline hanging over your head, and you know …

Boy's twitch turned out to be parasite in brain

A young boy who suffered from as many as 20 daily twitches in his face was actually infected by a parasite in his brain, doctors said.<p>Xiao Fei, 10, of East China’s Jiangxi Province, complained about the twitch to a teacher, who brought him to a local hospital, who deemed his condition serious …

Tired All the Time? Try These 8 Natural Energy Boosters

<i>By: Jessica Cassity</i><p>You don't have to feel drained on a daily basis. Here's how to keep your energy tank full. If you're running low right now, try these instant pick-me-ups.<p>If you're tired all the time you're not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have gone so far as to call …

Wellness

13 habits science shows will help you fall asleep faster and sleep better

But not sleeping, in addition to making you less efficient and more stressed, is terrible for your health.<p>Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep per night, down an hour from 1942. Four in 10 Americans don't even get the minimum of seven hours of sleep doctors recommend. That's a public …

How to Function After a Sleepless Night

What to do when you need to be productive, but feel like a zombie<p>You know how important it is to log a solid 7 to 8 hours of shuteye every night. But we understand: Sometimes research papers, newborn babies, and a Netflix binge can get in the way.<p>So what should you do when morning rolls around and …

Sleep

What does a scientist think of "right brain/left brain" tests?

<b>Maybe you've noticed the recent spate of "brain tests" making the rounds online.</b><p>There are different versions - several have been shared hundreds of thousands of times on Facebook - but most of them take the form of a quiz which purports to show how "left-brained" or "right-brained" you are. The …

Sleep Sanctuary: ways to relax your mind before bedtime

From bedtime meditation to aromatherapy devices, our new Sleep Sanctuary series shares some top tips to help you get a good night's sleep - crucial to enjoying a productive day.<p>In this video, we share a few techniques to help you relax your mind and let go of the stresses of the day before …

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

15 Ways To Heal Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

We are a society of sleepiness, running on fumes and caffeine, craving sugary foods, and suffering from debilitating exhaustion. Today, chronic …

PTSD: Brain scans show mindfulness training helps veterans recover from trauma

War veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can see their symptoms improve when they practise mindfulness training. Scientists …

Being productive doesn't just mean doing more in less time, author says

After getting his business degree, Chris Bailey turned down two job offers to instead spend a year trying a variety of conventional and off-the-wall …

Time Management

15 Websites That Will Heighten Your Emotional Intelligence

Nearly three decades later, emotional intelligence continues to set the standard for leadership and performance. Take advantage of these practical resources to increase your EQ.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) research arrived on the scene in the 90s, it proved that people of average-intelligence …

Cara Delevingne Has Opened Up About Living With Mental Illness In A Series Of Tweets

"I am trying to learn how to not pick apart my every flaw."

3 Rock-Solid Tips to Help Introverts Lead More Effectively | Inc.com

No one quite has the immunity to change that an introvert has.<p>Not to insult an entire personality type (since I'm an introvert myself), but we don't like new situations, we have a hard time meeting new people, and we don't like change. We prefer predictable situations... and challenges. When it …