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How I Finally Stopped Comparing Myself to Others — And 5 Ways You Can Do It Too

<i>You really need to learn how to stop comparing yourself to others.</i> My counselor was on to something when she spoke those words to me. I was …

Self-help

These 5 Exercises Will Help You Recharge After Sitting All Day Long

Glutes play an important role in protecting and supporting the lower back during many types of body movement, whether you're standing up, sitting …

Wellness

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

• <b>A growing body of evidence finds that cardio exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have.</b>• <b><br>Cardio, otherwise known as aerobic exercise, has been tied to benefits ranging from better moods and a stronger heart to a sharper mind.</b>• <b><br>To get the most out of your swimming, running, or walking</b> …

AOL

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

Ashwagandha: The Wonder Herb

Since childhood, I have been hearing this name but nobody explained what it is exactly. In my late teens, I saw this herb on the footpaths of Mumbai, …

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is a global epidemic: Are you at risk?

Chances are you’ve never heard of this condition, but you may have it and not even know.<p>Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a growing global epidemic. More than one billion people have the condition and it’s risen dramatically with each decade. Experts believe the prevalence of the disease …

Butt Pain From Sitting Means These 7 Yoga Poses Need To Be Part Of Your Next Flow

There's nothing worse than when you're sitting all day long at work, and it suddenly feels like the entire lower half of your body is being stabbed …

Yoga Poses to Relieve Gas (So Effective, You'll Want to Be Alone)

You've done the deed. Eaten something you shouldn't have, or too much of everything, and not enough of what you should be eating, and now you're …

A New Skin Lightening Procedure Is Short on Evidence

Samantha Peters is trading in her foundation and concealer for an IV. For years, she’s had a daily makeup routine to cover dark blotches on her face and the discoloration and scarring on her arms that won’t go away — a common problem for those with darker skin tones.<p>Now she’s hoping a new …

Gut bacteria-produced compound may stave off aging

Researchers examined a class of chemical compounds called indoles and found that they have potential for extending vitality in our fellow mammals, …

Medicine

Eye scan could spot Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms emerge

A simple eye test could spot Alzheimer’s disease 20 years before symptoms develop, according to new research.<p>A study of patients with the devastating …

How to lose belly fat

You’re doing crunches, swearing off fast food and sweating on the treadmill. But is your stubborn belly fat going away?<p>If you’re trying to whittle …

Nutrition

These 5 Foods Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

It’s never too late to make some healthy changes to your diet to boost your brain health and prevent Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, new Rush …

Alzheimer's Disease

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Workouts

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts

Scientists say you should do this exercise at least twice a week to make your brain work better

Engaging in <b>regular weightlifting</b> could actually make your brain work better and prevent dementia, concludes new research by Australian scientists. As …

Cognitive Impairment

Strength Training Tips and Workouts

Most of us know that cardio is important for getting fit and losing some weight, but what you may not know is just how important weight training is …

Exercise

How to do a proper push-up

One of the most common training mistakes, from rookies and seasoned veterans, is overlooking the value of body-weight exercises. It's easy to be seduced by machines and gadgets and their false promises of maximal muscle for minimal effort. And then, of course there's the ego, that noisy …

Workouts

The Secret To Relieving Back Pain Is In Your Feet! Do These 5 Exercises For Just 15 Minutes

I really think that we all know that our feet are a very important part of our bodies, even though (unfortunately) we are often unaware of this. So, …

7 Yoga Poses to Undo the Damage of Sitting at a Desk All Day

Ah, there’s much to love about yoga. We know those brilliant yogis have secrets we could all benefit from, and your uber-cute colorful workout gear is fresh from a laundering. But sometimes, after a long day at the office, the last thing you want to do is trek all the way to a studio and then get …

Yoga

15 Stretches You Should Do Every Damn Day

You know that moment when you just <i>need</i> to stretch — maybe it’s before getting out of bed in the morning, during a long flight or right after a long …

Your Muscles Will Be on Fire After This 16-Minute Yoga Sequence

Sure, yoga is calming, but it will also give you strong, lean, and amazingly toned muscles. Here's a 16-minute yoga sequence designed to target the entire body, and if you commit to it three times a week, you'll notice a difference in how your muscles look and feel. This is a great yoga sequence …

Yoga

7 gentle yoga poses to help ease neck and back tension - Health - ABC News

With historic roots stretching back thousands of years to ancient India, yoga is a practice that has stood the test of time.<p>Devotees will tell you: …

Basic Full Body Workout You Can Do at Home

This total body home workout is perfect for working the entire body with no muss, no fuss. All you need are a few sets of dumbbells and these basic …

Workouts

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have specific morning rituals to start their day on the right foot.<p>The neuroscience behind these behaviors is well-documented. …

Success

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They're Not In Our Heads | Goop

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

We're always chasing something--be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, "When (blank) happens, I'll finally be happy."<p>While these major events do make us happy at first, research shows this happiness doesn't last. A study from Northwestern University …