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Your Diet Might Be Causing Anxiety and Depression

You are what you eat. We’ve known this for a long time. Michael Pollan’s observation took it a step further: you are what what you eat eats. This is …

Wellness

9 TED Talks to Kickstart Your Creativity

Innovation isn't a magic trick. Here are tips to make yours more effective.<p>Innovation is a key to success in business. More than that, to innovate is to break the bonds of who you've always been and to open a door to real change. Every step you take can be toward reinvention, whether of how design …

TED Talks

How grieving animals mourn their dead companions, in pictures

Animals

Black students win after slamming university for investing $30 million in private prisons

Solange and Amandla Stenberg are Pretty Much BFF and We Couldn't Be Happier

•<p>January 07, 2016 • Amandla Stenberg, Instagram, social media, Solange<p>Solange, 29, and Amandla Sternberg, 17, are among our favorite …

Mara Brock Akil Talks Doing the Work In Spite of Not Getting the Recognition She Deserves

By most standards, Mara Brock Akil is one of the most successful women in Hollywood. She's created three hit television shows <i>(Girlfriends, The Game,</i> …

Entertainment

Race Matters: New Study Shows Racism Is Driving More Black Parents To Home-School Their Children

Racism Is Driving More Black Families To Home-School Their Children<p>A new study shows more Black parents are choosing to home-school their children …

Pre-kindergarten

12 Illustrations To Teach Kids Yoga Poses

Love to do yoga? Want to do it with your kids? You now can! Here are 12 yoga positions you can do with your children!

Yoga

80K Instagram Followers Later, Here's My #1 Advice for Better Photos (with Befores & Afters)

Spot relies on great imagery to deliver a compelling place-discovery experience. Here, our content and community lead, Kelly Lack, shares the one simple tip that has helped top Instagrammers build beautiful portfolios (and huge followings).<p>Off the bat you should know that this is not an article …

This Is the Smartest Way for Millennials to Build Wealth

Millennials may lack financial knowledge, but automatic investing plans can keep them on track.<p>For a highly educated generation, Millennials show …

Being a Writer Is Hard

CREDIT: Joan Erakit<p>I think I finally understand why my father pretty much lost his sh*t when I ever so cowardly confessed that I wanted to be a writer.<p>Standing in our living room in the summer of 2011, and with my heart beating widely, I tearfully shut down all of my father's political dreams for …

Robert Reich: America is trapped in a vicious wealth cycle

A progressive era saved us from the robber barons and it can save us now, argues the former secretary of labor<p>What’s at stake this election year? Let me put as directly as I can.<p>America has succumbed to a vicious cycle in which great wealth translates into political power, which generates even more …

This Woman Going From Zero to Hero on the Violin Is Inspirational AF

This is what it looks like when you keep your New Year's resolutions, people.<p>In the time I've dedicated to trying every type of potato chip that exists, a 24-year-old woman in Norway has gotten very, very good at the violin. The video above documents her transformation from total newbie to …

Inspiration

The Easiest Way To Be A More Creative Person

Fueled by a love of biographies about musicians and artists, Carolyn Gregoire, a senior writer at <i>The Huffington Post</i>, wanted to know what it was that …

Everything You Need to Know About Money on One Index Card

University of Chicago professor Harold Pollack explains the financial cheat-sheet that went viral.<p>One of the all-time best pieces of personal finance …

A 35-Minute Yoga Class to Strengthen Your Legs and Butt

There's nothing like that stretched-out, super-relaxed feeling you get after an hour of moving to the rhythm of our breath during a yoga class. But …

WHAT’S YOUR STORY: Creating a Successful Writing Practice

Script Editor Karol Griffiths gives 11 tips on how to establish a writing practice to help you achieve success in your career and the quality of your …

Creative Writing

6 Steps To Writing A Successful Screenplay by @JonnyEmmen

When @JonnyEmmen got in touch with me with his pitch for this article, I will admit I was skeptical: <i>“Just SIX tips to writing a successful</i> …

Writing

8 exam questions that divided the internet in 2015 – how many can you get right?

How many do you know the answer to? Here are eight questions that divided the internet in 2015<p>The 50 Cent maths question<p>A high school maths exam question about a 50 Cent piece coin sparked a debate after students complained it was too difficult.<p>"A 50 cent coin has 12 sides of equal length. Two 50 …

Mathematics

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

Are You Guilty of Wasting Your Time This Way?

The top 10 time wasters we are all guilty of and what we should do about it.<p>When you want to be productive but you don't know what to do, or you want to be effective but you keep getting distracted, you end up wasting a lot of time.<p>The way to put a stop to our biggest time wasters is to identify …

Time Management

Make More Art: The Health Benefits of Creativity

In 2010, the American Journal of Public Health published a review titled, <i>The Connection Between Art, Healing, and Public Health</i>. You can find it here.<p>In that article, researchers analyzed more than 100 studies about the impact of art on your health and your ability to heal yourself. The studies …

How 3 investors, all under 25, made money this year

Talk about a tough year to invest.<p>Markets were volatile left and right, driven by three main reasons -- Oil prices tanked, China's economic slowdown got worse and the U.S. Federal Reserve kept everyone on their toes over whether it was going to increase interest rates for the first time in a decade.<p>…

Stock Markets

24 Great Movies You Likely Missed This Year, But Should Totally See

None of these 2015 movies were among the top 100 grossing movies at the domestic box office — but that doesn't mean you shouldn't give them a chance. And don't miss our list of under-the-radar films from the first half of this year.<p>Like a forgotten episode of <i>Black Mirror</i>, Jennifer Phang's thinky …

Books

Here Are the Salaries of Millennials in Every State

Median incomes for young people can vary wildly depending on the state they live in—with the difference between some states peaking at more than …

Take 'Steps' To Dramatically Improve Your Creativity In 2016

Turns out walking turns us into magic-making machines. Being a believer in the collective benefit of creativity, it’s in my interest to share with you this creativity tip. It’s easy, scientifically proven, and personally tested. Start walking on January 1st and experience 60% more and better ideas. …

Creativity