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There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

This Is How a Neuroscientist Would Hardwire Your Brain for Success

There is no shortage of advice on the importance of physical fitness in our day-to-day lives, but what about the importance of keeping your brain in …

Why you should take advantage of the psychological practice Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google are teaching their employees

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular notion in the workplace, with companies such as Apple, Yahoo, Starbucks, and Google using it to their benefit. Google, for example, offers employees a 19-hour course on the subject, which is so popular that thousands of Googlers take it each year.<p><b>So what</b> …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid school lunches and had a weekend job at a local bakery. I was not surrounded by much ambition or inspiration.<p>But I knew the life I was given was …

Here’s How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.<p>On a trip to Japan last year, one of the places I visited was Kyoto, home to over 2,000 Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. During one of my daily walks exploring …

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How does a Catalytic Converter Work?

2017 Audi A4 Review

Classic design ages gracefully, but the 2017 Audi A4 hides its technological prowess under a body that’s evolutionary rather than revolutionary. The …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

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How to beat smoking, other bad habits with better self-control

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ready to kick your bad habit once and for all?<p>Even if you're not completely committed yet, there's a technique that may unconsciously help, whether you're intending to quit smoking, binge eating, gambling or another addictive behavior -- and even if you don't think you're ready.<p>A review of …

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I need to do laundry tonight, I need to be more polite, I can't forget to bring my lunch to work tomorrow, when does the next 'Avengers' movie come out? Remember to say hi to the doorman next time you're being rude, what do my coworkers think of me? I hope …

Calorie Calculator

Result<p>You need <b>2,724</b> Calories/day to maintain your weight.<p>2,724<p>You need <b>2,224</b> Calories/day to lose 1 lb per week.<p>2,224<p>You need <b>1,724</b> Calories/day to …

6 Women Share How They Got Back on Track After Gaining Weight

Tips and motivation from ladies who've been in your shoes

The Ultimate Toyota-thon! The 15 Greatest Toyotas Ever

With hundreds of millions of durable, reliable workaday cars and trucks produced over a span of almost 80 years, distilling the 15 greatest Yotas of all time should be childs play, right? So we thought.<p>The storied rise of Toyota Motor Corporation from a maker of automatic textile looms to the …

Science Says These Two Techniques Will Keep You Cool Under Pressure

Suppressing emotions can backfire:<p>Via Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day …

Emotional Intelligence

Living in: The world’s happiest places

The world’s top five happiest countries, all of which fall in northern Europe, have cities that delight residents with old town charm, cultural offerings and easy access to nature.<p>If, as Tolstoy wrote in Anna Karenina, happy families are all alike, what about happy countries?<p>The World Happiness …

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6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ever feel like trying to strike the perfect work-life balance has you teetering on the edge of insanity?<p>While it might be tempting (and easier) to simply push your personal needs to the side, it turns out this approach is likely to backfire on …

6 Ways Your Health Suffers When You Stop Working Out

Hitting pause on your workout plan can do more than just make you paunchy

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

Sam Harris on the Paradox of Meditation and How to Stretch Our Capacity for Everyday Self-Transcendence

Montaigne believed that meditation is the finest exercise of one’s mind and David Lynch uses it as an anchor of his creative integrity. Over the centuries, the ancient Eastern practice has had a variety of exports and permutations in the West, but at no point has it been more vital to our sanity …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

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The Persistent Illusion that Prevents Personal Growth

further: feature<p>You might think that a solid, enduring self is the key to happiness and personal growth. But in fact, it’s just the opposite.<p>Let’s go …

Self-improvement

A Powerful Guide to Reducing Stress (and a Giveaway!)

<b>Update – The winners for this giveaway have been chosen:</b><p>In my high school yearbook’s class prophecy, it was predicted that I would one day write and …

Mindfulness

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

The Linden Method Official Site - Anxiety Disorder Recovery with Qualified Support

<b>The FIVE anxiety truths you've probably never heard...</b><p><b>1</b><br>Anxiety is a condition of the emotion of fear that can be completely removed.<br>Anxiety is NOT an …

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5 Ways to Deal With Stanky Feet

Because your cute new slip-on sneakers shouldn't come with a side of funk<p>Nobody ever said feet were supposed to smell like Chanel No. 5. And even the most well groomed tootsies are going to be a little reekish after they’ve been stuffed in a pair of leather boots all day. But if you catch a whiff …