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A Cheat Sheet to Using Adaptogens to Lower Stress, Increase Energy, and Improve Digestion

Ease anxiety, boost libido, reduce bloat, enhance your skin's natural glow — do any of these benefits sound too good to be true? Well, they're not. These are all very real benefits of some magic little plants and herbs called adaptogens.<p>Dr. Will Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner from …

This 30-Minute Treadmill Workout Was Designed to Blast Away Belly Fat

If you've been feeling bored or disinterested in your cardio workouts lately, we've got just the remedy for you. Michael Olzinski, MSc, Purplepatch endurance coach and Equinox run coach, designed a 30-minute treadmill session for POPSUGAR that will have you sweating buckets in no time. This is an …

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …

Happiness

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

5 Survival Strategies for the Introvert in an Office of Extroverts | Inc.com

<i>How can an introvert get better at communicating/contributing in a fast-paced, collaborative environment? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dushka Zapata, Author of How to be</b> …

Personality

I Use This App 3 Times a Day to Calm the Hell Down

I am not the type of person one would ever refer to as "zen."<p>I get worked up over things that are probably irrational, I linger too hard on the …

Why you can have everything you want but still not be happy

On paper, you likely have a lot to be grateful for—so much that it can be guilt-inducing when any feelings of unhappiness creep up. You have a body …

Introversion Is Not A Weakness, So Why Are You Treating It Like One?

Have you ever considered that seating arrangements are key to helping your introverted employees feel comfortable?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an introvert. Despite being a results-oriented, diligent employee when I worked in the corporate world, my personality …

Why Changing Your Identity Is the Key to Changing Your Behavior | Inc.com

There are many strategies discussed when it comes to accomplishing goals. Some people claim there is a simple five-step process to reach goals. Others say goals are achieved through visualization techniques. Or, you might have heard that setting attainable goals is the key.<p>While all these …

Self-improvement

Your guide to understanding vitamin supplements

Know your vitamin B12 from your vitamin D<p>As anyone who's encountered the very extensive vitamin wall at the local drugstore can attest (so, …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

The KKK Opens Their Doors to a Photographer, This is What He Saw

Chain smoking indoors, flashy attire, extravagant ceremonies, and not so extravagant living quarters is what photographer Peter van Agtmael captured …

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence

These Are The Most Important Stretches To Do For Your Body, According To A Yoga Teacher

There will always be days when time gets the better of you and it's kind of impossible to get a workout in. But the body and mind definitely feel the …

This $8 Maybelline Lipstick Lasts So Long I Can Sleep in It

Most people in my life have probably never seen me without lipstick on. The only exception: those brief moments between eating and reapplying, or if they're lucky enough to catch me after my nighttime skin care routine. I wear it so much, in fact, that when I don't have a bold color glossed over my …

Makeup

You should let go of these 5 bad habits if you want to be mentally strong

Without having your mind in the right area, you can easily lose focus, leading to a one-way street of overthinking, overanalyzing, critical judgment, and playing it safe, thus making your goals feel like mission impossible.<p>Mindset traps are the result of past environmental conditioning and beliefs …

Tip: Do This for 20 Minutes, Feel Great

Deload your spine, fix your posture, function better. Here's how.<p>You Need Some Horizontal Time<p>Strangely, sitting for long periods of time is one of …

Yoga

What to eat, drink before and after a workout | NOLA.com

As a sports dietitian, one of the most common questions I get is: What should I eat before and after a workout? This query often comes after a …

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

Quiz: Do You Have a Gluten Intolerance and Not Know It?

Sometimes our bodies are trying to tell us something with symptoms but we are unable to hear the message. Gluten intolerance can be a minor yet …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

How to Stencil: An Inexpensive (and Impactful) Home Decor Idea

Want to revive your interior decor without investing a ton of time and money? We suggest learning how to stencil, a DIY skill that can be applied to …

The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …