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4 genius ways to stay focused that you haven’t thought of, according to a career coach

How many times have you gotten to the end of the day and realized you’ve only gotten through a third of your to-do list? If you’re constantly wishing …

Creative Work

These Small Habits Are Scientifically Proven to Help You Lose Weight

People do all sorts of wacky things to lose weight. And while it's great to want to look and feel your best, setting healthy goals — and actually achieving them — doesn't have to be so stressful.<p>There are certain habits — <i>supersimple</i> habits, actually — that have been scientifically proven to help …

Fitness

Kundalini Yoga 101: Everything You Wanted To Know

The meteoric rise of Kundalini yoga has sparked one of the most potent viral wellness trends. What was once, when I first started teaching 15 years …

Kundalini Yoga

7 Ways to Keep Yourself From Stressing Out Over the Small Stuff

<i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p>Some lucky people are actually born with personalities that make them worry less, but what about …

22 Habits That Are Making You Age Faster

Cut back on these practices today for a more beautiful, healthier tomorrow.<p>Perfectionism is a toxic side effect of our social-media-saturated …

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

A Harvard professor just busted the myth that coconut oil is good for you, calling it 'pure poison'

A 50-minute German lecture becoming a viral hit on YouTube might sound unusual, but the title of the talk by Karin Michels, the director of the Institute for Prevention and Tumor Epidemiology at the University of Freiburg and a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, has caused a …

Coconut

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing – Page 2

Thompson, whose work includes studies of cognitive science, phenomenology and Buddhist philosophy, says this is not the only area where neuroscience …

Daily Lift: A Personal Program Geared Toward Increasing Happiness and Joy

Here is a personal program geared toward increasing happiness and joy:<p>"I am now committing my mind and resources to continue developing all of my …

5 Tips for Taking a Family Road Trip That You (and Your Kids) Will Love

<i>Morgan Hutchinson created Buru—a clothing brand curated, designed, and styled for the modern mother—out of necessity. With an understanding that</i> …

Clothing

How playing sports as girls could be the secret to building powerful execs

It’s the heyday of sharing your moment-by-moment accomplishments on social media, which means influential women are more visible than ever. A side …

Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Cancer

I went to adult summer camp—here’s what it was like

I work at a wellness company and so it’s my (gluten-free) bread and (nut) butter to know the many ways that stress can interfere with us all living …

DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day

With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Moscow architect Ivan Ovchinnikov of BIO Architects founded DublDom, a modular house design-and-build company, to create affordable, prefabricated houses that …

Prefab Homes

5 Strategies for Managing a Manipulative Child

If you have a master manipulator on your hands, fear not. Mighty Mommy shares five strategies that will put you—the parent—back in the driver’s seat …

What Lowers Your Serotonin Levels? 6 Habits That Can Impact This Neurotransmitter In Your Body

When it comes to chemicals that affect our mood, most of us are the most familiar with serotonin. The neurotransmitter is responsible for dictating …

How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

Middle School

This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

Here’s a harsh life truth that you’ll never hear in your formative years — there is a very high probability you will not discover what you truly want …

The ultimate bedtime routine for deeper sleep—and a more energized a.m.

Sacrificing zzz’s in exchange for waking nights (or <i>working,</i> more feasibly) is—finally!—being recognized as the health hazard it is. And not a moment …

Energized

Stress Can Be Especially Detrimental to Those with Autoimmune Diseases

There’s a significant link between stress disorders and people living with autoimmune conditions like rheumatoid arthritis.<p>A new study has found an …

A neuroscientist who studies rage says we’re all capable of doing something terrible

James Holmes, the 24-year-old who in 2012 killed 12 people at a screening of <i>Dark Knight Rises</i> in Aurora, Colorado<i>,</i> was always a “super-nice kid,” according to a high school acquaintance. Ed Gein, also known as “The Butcher of Plainfield,” killed two women in the 1950s, adding them to a collection …

Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation

What do the Dalai Lama and a bass-music fanatic getting low at 3am at Burning Man have in common?<p>A surprising amount, actually.<p>From mood enhancement and relaxation to full-blown oneness with the cosmos, music has the ability to powerfully shift our state of mind. Meditation is not that different. …

Help your child to be a better planner for the long term

Amanda Morin sighed at the text from her 11-year-old son, Jacob, asking her to bring his tripod to school so he could fulfill his duties as class photographer.<p>She’d just dropped off his forgotten sneakers for gym class and agreed to pick him up at the end of the day, unexpectedly. This new request …

How to find the right therapist

A Better Way<p>What's perhaps the most important qualification in finding the right therapist? Your own intuition.<p>I am on a quest to find a therapist, and not just any therapist, but the right one. This may sound like a common sense requirement, but mental healthcare can be challenging to access (NBC …

Mental Health

Here's How a Registered Dietitian Meal Preps for Her Whole Family For a Week

Healthy eating can sometimes be seen as something that only people who are highly motivated and are willing to spend tons of time on their meal prep. …

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

This Sleek Prefab Can be Built in Just Six Weeks For Under $22K

Formed from the idea that extra space to call your own shouldn't be a hassle to obtain, this tiny prefab can be placed anywhere you desire.<p>The need for space is universal, yet the definition can be quite specific. Sure, we can get it from nature, but if that's too far away at the time, then we can …

Prefab Homes

After Asking Hundreds of Successful People How to Be Successful, 1 Word Stood Out

This word came up over and over in almost every single interview.<p>I've had the pleasure of interviewing some amazingly successful people. From the CIO at Boeing, Chief Digital Officer at McDonald's and the former CMO of Burger King to the founders of successful multi-million dollar businesses like …

7 ways to build trust with others

FBI agents spend a great deal of time learning how to build trust with others. For that reason an agent’s most useful investigative tool is the …

Developing Your Employees Is The Key To Retention -- Here Are 4 Smart Ways To Start

Kudos to those companies that are recalibrating the hiring process to meet today’s working realities and the mindsets of the talent they’re clamoring to hire. They’re shortening the timeframe envisioned for a great hire, speeding up the hiring process, revisiting and clarifying their skills needs, …

Employment