Nancy

203 Added | 14 Magazines | 170 Likes | 22 Following | 3 Followers | @Nancy2n35 | Keep up with Nancy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nancy”

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

Some foods cause inflammation, but these may actually tamp it down.<p><i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing …

Nutrition

Even one night of bad sleep causes dangerous changes in your brain, a new study found

One of the most important things that happens when we drift off at night is a cleansing process: sleep helps remove toxins from the human brain.<p>Scientists recently found that even one night of sleep deprivation causes the buildup of a kind of protein that's known to make up the plaque that …

Dementia

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Happiness

The One Simple Thing That Finally Got My Kids to Stop Fighting

Remember when you thought your kids would be best friends, sharing toys and learning from each other in harmony every day of their lives? If so, I …

Parenting

Meditation May Put the Breaks on the Aging Process, According to Researchers

Meditation might be one of the cheapest, easiest ways to achieve a longer life.<p>Right now, we don't have a magic fountain of youth that can keep us young forever. But science is getting closer and closer to figuring out how aging works so that, in the future, "old" might be completely redefined. And …

Meditation

10 Key Interior Design Rules That We Always Follow

While design is ever-changing and trends come and go, there are key guidelines in the industry that hold true. So before you break away from the …

Home Decorating

The effects of meditation on the brain

A new study looking at the long-term effects of meditation has found that those who follow the practice can benefit from improvements in their …

Meditation

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

The Most Stunningly Beautiful Train Rides in America

If you're trying to get from point A to point B as ruthlessly fast as possible, you're not taking a train. But for those who subscribe to the adage …

This is why our phones are making us miserable: happiness isn't the same thing as pleasure, and our brain knows it

People trying to sell you a new car, a fancy phone, or a bigger home might like you to believe that money can buy a whole lot of happiness. But your brain knows that's not true. Money can buy you pleasure, but happiness has to come from somewhere else.<p>If you're confused between happiness and …

Happiness

At 44, This Woman "Found Her Thing." Here's Her Advice On How You Can Too

Tiffany Masterson, founder of cult "clean-clinical" beauty brand Drunk Elephant, has learned a lot about skin care, non-toxic ingredients, and what …

Skin Care

Foam Rolling 101: Here's What You Need To Know

In the past couple of years, the use of foam rollers has skyrocketed in the wellness world for its tension-relieving and stress-reducing abilities …

Massage Therapy

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most

Getting rid of the mental clutter makes room for the things that really matter.<p>Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house</i> …

Self-help

How to immediately change your life for the better

There’s an old joke where a man says, “I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years–and I’ll be 50 in seven years!” A …

Self-improvement

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Managers. The Most Successful Leaders Had This Mindset

Don't let this belief unintentionally limit your potential.<p>A few years back, Google conducted an intensive study to better understand the traits of its highly effective managers called Project Oxygen. The internal examination of more than 10,000 manager impressions included performance reviews, …

Self-improvement

If You're Happy, You're Probably Really Smart. Science Says So

That whole thing about being too intelligent to be happy? Research shows it's totally wrong.<p>Hang around the right (or maybe wrong) people long enough and sooner or later someone will claim that it's easier to be happy when you aren't particularly smart. (Obviously the people saying so feel like <i>they</i> …

Happiness

10 (Not So) Harmless Habits That Age You

Are you anxious to grow older?I’ll admit, I am…at least a little. With age comes experience, and with more experience, I sense I am becoming wiser. …

Minute by Minute

Plant Fats Are Healthier Than Animal Fats, Study Says

After being vilified for years, fat is having a comeback. But with so many sources and types of fat out there, it can be hard to keep track of what’s …

Nutrition

More Cases Are Reported of Unusual Cancer Linked to Breast Implants

More cases of an unusual cancer linked to breast implants have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration, the agency said on Wednesday.<p>The case count rose in the past year, to 414 cases from 359, the agency said in an update on its website. The number of deaths it has recorded, nine, has …

Cancer

7 protein-packed snacks to help you stay satisfied on the ketogenic diet

As research continues to point out that there is a difference between good fat and bad fat and that we need the former in order to be healthy, …

Nutrition

How to Find the Perfect Part for Your Face Shape

<i>This content originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>Once you determine your face shape, you can also discover the haircut options that most flatter …

Hairstyling

The 7 Best Sports Psychology Books for Athletes to Buy in 2018

Sports psychology isn't just a fad or luxury for the professional athletes. It's a legitimate science that any athlete can tap into to develop mental …

Sports Science

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

22 Genius Little Ways to Organize Your Entire Home This Spring

Our junk drawers runneth over, our closet rods are on the verge of collapse and don’t even get us started on the precarious Jenga game that is our …

Crafting

5 Ways to Counteract Your Smartphone Addiction

We are living in an era of technology obsession and smartphone addiction. I hear it all the time: “I can’t go anywhere without my phone” or “I feel anxious when I’m not able to check email” or “If I’m not on my social feeds, I feel like I’m missing out.”<p>Not surprisingly, research shows that too …

Mental Health

Research Review: Tabata Revisited and the Reality of Core Training

<i>Chris Beardsley is a co-founder of Strength and Conditioning Research, a monthly publication that summarizes the latest fitness research for strength</i> …

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Even the small stresses of daily life can hurt your health

When people talk about harmful stress - the kind that can affect health - they usually point to big, life-changing events, such as the death of a …

3 Revolutionary Cancer Treatments

These game-changing cancer medicines are offering new hope to patients.<p>Cancer patients are living increasingly longer thanks to new breakthrough …