Naomi Benz

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Tools and Tactics to Help You Sleep Better

Some workarounds for the growing number of people susceptible to sleep disorders.<p>Sleep is free, but insomnia can be expensive.<p>In 2015, the global …

You Have 10 Months Left in 2017. Here's How to Make the Most of Them

This simple exercise can make 2017 your most successful year yet.<p>Can you believe we're already one-sixth of the way through 2017? You've probably been too distracted by unexpected election results and their aftermath, the holiday season, and some impressive winter weather to really sit down and …

Conscious Breathing: A Simple Way to Work Through Emotional Pain and Be Present in Your Life

<b>“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I never gave much thought to my breath unless I …

The Surprising Secret to a Successful Marriage: Do This 1 Thing

Here's how to keep love alive year after year.<p>Do you want a long-lasting, successful marriage, one that keeps you fulfilled for years after the wedding guests have gone home and the first blush of romance has worn off? Here's one great way to achieve that: You and your spouse should work together …

Common Family Obstacles Couples Face the First Year of Marriage

We are family! Like it or not, when you said, "I do" to your man you also said, "I do" to his mom, sister and the entire clan. Learning how to navigate those relationships and balance your own needs as newlyweds verse those of both your respective families' can be quite tricky and frankly …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge To Get Stronger From Head To Toe

Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them to suit your ability. The more you plank, the stronger and more stable you get, and the longer your muscles …

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

99% of all thoughts are useless but they’re still controlling your life.<p>I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time …

9 TED Talks That Will Make You Hungry for Success

Here’s how a TED Talk is born:<p><i>“Once a year, a thousand remarkable people gather in Monterey, California, to share something of incalculable value.</i> …

TED Talks

The Best Recipes of 2016 — So Far

We've nearly reached the end of 2016, and that means we've conjured up a <i>lot</i> of recipes for you to try. While there's a seemingly endless number of new breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes to bookmark, only a handful deserve a spot on a list of the best. Based on popularity among our …

3 Travel Tools Millennials Use and You Should Too

How to save time, money and discover local hidden gems with these new travel tools that Millennials are using to elevate their game.<p>Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really …

New Imaging Study Shows How Schizophrenic Brains Regenerate

A new study points the way toward future new therapies and maybe even, eventually, a cure.<p>To say that cures are rarely discussed within the context of mental illness would be an understatement. The reality is much closer to <i>never</i> and this becomes even more true as the mental illness in question …

Picking Apart That ‘If Your Husband Does These 15 Things, He’s Perfect’ Article Everyone is Mad At

Perfect husband, or sociopathic hug robot? Hard to tell, sometimes. Hard to tell.<p>We all want a husband, don't we? Lovely husband, to give us lovely hugs. Nice man in a suit to bake lasagnes for. Our husband will come home to us, and give us a sexless kiss on the cheek, and will ask us how are days …

Psychologist Finds The 3 Elements That Determine Our Happiness

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

Anna Nicole Smith’s Daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, Looks Prim and Proper at the Kentucky Derby

Per tradition, her father, Larry Birkhead, wore a matching outfit.<p>Anna Nicole Smith’s nine-year-old daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead, now lives a quiet, private life in Kentucky with her father, Larry Birkhead. It’s a much different, more settled-down existence than the period of intense media …

Wait, Is Miley Cyrus's Jupiter Tattoo Actually Saturn?

Did this happen because Mercury is retrograde?<p>Miley Cyrus continues to add to her extensive array of body ink, now with a planetary addition courtesy …

The 25 highest-paying companies in the US in 2016

As you might expect, tech companies dominate this year's Glassdoor list.<p>"Salaries are sky-high at consulting companies due to 'barriers of entry' in this field, which refers to employers wanting top consultants to have personal contacts, reputations, and specialized skills and knowledge,"says …

Employment

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

How to Start a Business On (Almost) No Money

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>You’re excited to start a business. Maybe you have an idea, or you’re just fascinated with the idea of …

How This Entrepreneur Changed His Life Before 8 A.M.

A book suggests that mornings might be the time when you can completely alter your chances of success.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Being a morning person is a skill.<p>Sometimes, though, it's a skill that can annoy others -- …

One in Three Americans Have Nothing Saved for Retirement

Nothing was more important to Winnie than her young children. The married mother of three took care of their needs but seldom took care of her own. As Winnie neared retirement, she divorced her spouse without a pension, 401-k or any significant savings. Because of an illness, she was forced to …

5 Lifetime Habits of the World's Wealthiest People

Key habits you can incorporate into your life and career.<p>Why do certain people become extraordinarily wealthy while others do not?<p>Great wealth, of the non-inherited kind, is not an accident. The extraordinarily successful people who make it have habits that set them apart from everyone else.<p>These …

The Most Important Thing For A Long Term Relationship That Many People Overlook

None of us are untouched by love. It is a basic human need to be desired and nurtured, and although there are many degrees and standards by which we …

Relationships

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

Why Couples Divorce After Decades of Marriage

Gray Divorce on the Rise<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>If you or someone you know recently divorced after 20 or more years together, you’re not alone. Splitting …

9 Things Marriage Therapists Tell Couples On The Verge Of Divorce

Tried-and-true advice from experts.<p>When long-married, frustrated couples come to see marriage and family therapist Aaron Anderson, they want advice and they want it <i>fast.</i><p>"They’ve usually been having difficulties for years and have tried to struggle through it on their own," Anderson, the director of …

Communication Skills

One trait that will destroy your marriage

If you knew that researchers had discovered a characteristic that dooms relationships, you'd do everything in your power to avoid developing that …

Relationships

7 Ways to Unlock Your Greatness

We are all born with an equal potential for greatness. There are no exceptions, yet most realize far below their potential. It is the small handful who rise to extraordinary heights and become legends in their own rights. To rank amongst the elite you must consciously change your habits. Greatness …

Self-improvement