Nina DeRosa

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9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Making an older brain younger by manipulating a single gene

As we age, our brains lose plasticity, which is their ability to adapt to behavioral, physical, or environmental changes. This can have negative …

Neuroscience

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

Self-help

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug — something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous …

Cannabis

The Nutritionist's Guide to Surviving a Hangover

They know their sh*t.<p>RELATED: 7 Nutritionist-Approved Rules for Chinese Takeout<p>RELATED: Why Your Hangovers Get Worse with Age<p>RELATED: Guys Reveal What Really Goes Down at Bachelor Parties<p>RELATED: 13 #FridgePorn Pics You Need to See

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Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases: Scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage

Scientists report that diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reverse the damage<p>Consuming fructose, a sugar that's common in the Western diet, alters …

Holistic Medicine

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

Why Women Need to Drop the 'Chill' Act and Embrace the Hysterical

The pressure to be "chill" is just the modern iteration of calling women "crazy" and "hysterical."<p>For decades now it has been severely out of fashion to deem a woman hysterical. The word, of course, brings to mind to hysteria—a mental illness that only affected women and, for hundreds of years, …

What marijuana does to your body and brain

Marijuana, best-known for its "feel-good" effects and touted for its ability to relieve various symptoms of illness and disease, can also be damaging, especially when overused. When weed's active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), hits the brain, it causes cells to release dopamine. It's a …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

How scientists can make copies of memories,

Undoubtedly the most interesting conversation I had at SXSW was with Dr Ted Berger, who is working on a brain implant to make life better for people who have problems with long-term memory – and the science behind it is fascinating.<p>Berger explained to me how people with conditions like epilepsy and …

The Brain

Tool Could Snip Genes to Treat Cancer, Autism

A new tool could allow edits and repairs to the human genome, and perhaps one day treat diseases or conditions linked to our genes.

On Smart, Virtuous, Good Women Versus Dumb, Sexual, Bad Women

A good woman: Intelligent. Virtuous. Feminine but not to a frivolous degree; well-manicured but would never own Hello Kitty pens and does not read gossip magazines. Loyal to her man. Goes to church, probably. In charge, but not <i>too</i> in charge.<p>A bad woman: Stupid. Sleeps with whoever she wants; …

How to Love Your Husband Better

<b>In many ways, I fail my husband daily because I choose to put my needs and wants before his.</b><p>Have you ever heard the term, "Marriage can't be 50/50, it has to be 100/100"? I used to blow right past those crazy marriage quotes on Facebook and this one, in particular, never made sense to me. I mean, a …

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

High-potency pot smokers show brain-fiber damage

People who use especially potent pot show signs of damage in a key part of their brain. The results, reported online November 27 in <i>Psychological</i> …

5 Expert-Approved Signs You're With Someone You Should Marry

Gone are the days where a simple text could cause you to doodle your new married name in a notebook—and think that is your forever person. As adults, we need <i>real signs</i> we're with someone we should marry. So here, our experts divulge five ways to judge you're dating a guy or gal who means married …

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies on much more than your physical appearance. It's in the way you carry yourself, the folks you hang out with, and how you talk to people — plus a whole lot more.<p>Read on to …

Orlando City SC

Sorry Vegans: Here's How Meat-Eating Made Us Human

Science doesn’t give a hoot about your politics. Think global warming is a hoax or that vaccines are dangerous? Doesn’t matter, you’re …

15 Guys Reveal What They Look for in a Future Wife

"Be crazy in a way that works nicely with my crazy."<p>A lot of dating is about trying certain things and figuring out what you like and need in a serious partner, like creating a mental list of qualities you hope your spouse will have (if, you know, you wanna get married someday). A recent Ask Reddit …

Relationships

People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a new study. They aren't simply making the choice to 'play it safe.'

Reasons Millennials Are TERRIFIED of Marriage (As Written By One)

My name is Nate, and I'm a Millennial... oh, and I'm also super single.<p>But here's the deal, I'm not running away from marriage. I've actually spent the last 3 years researching, studying and preparing for it!<p>I've talked to hundreds of happily married couples about what goes into creating amazing, …

11 Surprisingly Energizing Foods You Need to Eat This Winter

Feeling blah? Put these mood-brightening foods on your plate for a much-needed boost.<p><b>​Dark Chocolate</b><p>Okay, maybe this one isn’t so surprising, but it’s a scientifically-proven staple for improving mood. Dark chocolate not only boosts levels of serotonin, but also triggers the release of endorphins …

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

How To Stop Feeling Sorry For Yourself

<b>Feeling sorry for yourself is absolutely detrimental to your health</b>. There’s nothing good that can come from this, and over time, it can absolutely …

14 Signs That Show You're Genuinely Happy

Some people are so sure they don’t have happiness that they chase it relentlessly. Unfortunately, even when they’ve got it. This then leads to them …

9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

Self-improvement

6 Illustrations That Show What It’s Like In An Introvert’s Head

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>Dear Extroverts,<p>We love your energy and excitement. But as introverts, we sometimes feel misunderstood. We wish you could visualize what’s going on inside our brains—you might be surprised! Here are six illustrations of what it’s like to be in our …