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Yale is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Almost a fourth of the entire student body enrolled in the course during its inaugural year – and now, you can too.The post Yale is Letting Anyone …

Self-improvement

Perimenopause doesn't have to be a battle. Here's how I stopped fighting my hormones — and changed my life.

At first I felt betrayed by my body, but perimenopause doesn’t have to be my enemy.<p>If you believe what you read online, perimenopause — the long, slow decline of estrogen and progesterone that leads to the end of menstruation at menopause — is the cause of nearly every imaginable ill for Gen-X …

Middle Age

How I picked myself up after divorce

Andrea Gillies had no idea her husband wasn't happy. Till one day, out of the blue, he told her in no uncertain terms<p>If anyone asks "What's the closest you've come to death?" I answer with the medical emergency I had long ago: the blue light, the ambulance … but the real answer is the night my …

So You're Smart, But You're Not Rich? This Eye-Opening New Scientific Study Tells You Why

Could there be a reason? Yes, it seems there could.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Don't you look at rich people and find too many of them, well, dull?<p>Don't you listen to rich people and think: "What have they got that I …

Research

3 reasons to claim Social Security early

Sometimes, it pays to get a jump start on those benefits.<p>Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retirees, and while your individual benefits are determined based on what you earned during your career, the age at which you first file can affect those payments as well. …

Retirement

5 Ways to Protect Your Brain from Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s disease is frightening and widespread in the United States and globally. The numbers do not speak to the terrible way it affects …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Swiss are heavily armed. But mass shootings are rare here

GENEVA — The Swiss are armed to the teeth.<p>Only the United States and Yemen have more guns per capita than this Alpine nation of 8.5 million people.<p>But mass shootings are rare here unlike in the U.S. where the country is still reeling from its latest tragedy at a Florida high school that left 17 …

Guns

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Reduced Hearing, Deafness, Diminished Hearing - Anxiety Symptoms

Reduced hearing, deafness, diminished hearing anxiety symptoms:<p>This symptom can be experienced in a number of ways and can vary from person to …

Fear of Driving

<b>Ken Goodman, LCSW,</b> practices individual and group therapy in Los Angeles to help anxiety and OCD sufferers free themselves from debilitating fear.<p>He …

Anxiety Attacks when Driving, feel like passing out [Archive] - Anxiety Forum - A Home for Those with Anxiety, Fear, or Panic Attacks

Anxiety Forum - A Home for Those with Anxiety, Fear, or Panic Attacks > Anxiety Disorders > General Discussion > Anxiety Attacks when Driving, feel …

'Time-traveller from 2030' PASSES lie detector test and claims revealing the future could put him in danger

A man who claims he is from the year 2030 - and has revealed a number of predictions for the future - has undergone a lie detector test and …

Should we give up half of the Earth to wildlife?

Populations of all kinds of wildlife are declining at alarming speed. One radical solution is to make 50% of the planet a nature reserve<p>The orangutan is one of our planet’s most distinctive and intelligent creatures. It has been observed using primitive tools, such as the branch of a tree, to hunt …

Biodiversity

How long can we treat the suffering of animals as an inconvenient truth?

A revolution is coming in our relationship with ‘lower’ creatures, provoked by a greater knowledge of their cognition. Labour’s new plans for animal welfare are just a start<p>Scientific insight is a powerful thing, but will it ever override the human lust for health, prosperity and, saddest of all, …

Consciousness

The 4 Best Credit Cards for Anyone Who Loves to Travel

Sifting through the bazillion come-ons for various credit cards, in short, sucks. What does a person have to do, if all you want is to A) spend money …

3 Questions to Ask Yourself to Tap Into Your Joy

If we did all the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas Edison<p>If we did all the things we are really capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. - Thomas Edison<p>Why do some people seem to possess such inner joy and success while others …

Motivation

A 9-Year, 105,000-Person Study Links Cancer to This One Food Group

Scientists have discovered that a person's processed food intake is one of the strongest predictors of cancer development—above age, sex, body mass …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Will Power

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss follows a strict morning routine to maximize productivity — and after a week on his schedule, I can see why it works

Productivity

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

Unfit for Work: The startling rise of disability in America | Planet Money

Listen to the story:<p>By Chana Joffe-Walt<p>In the past three decades, the number of Americans who are on disability has skyrocketed. The rise has come even as medical advances have allowed many more people to remain on the job, and new laws have banned workplace discrimination against the disabled. …

Social Security

A ‘very credible’ new study on Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the …

Income Inequality

Small Businesses Struggling With $15 Minimum Wage, New Site Reports

Last week Senate Democrats introduced legislation to support a raise for minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. Nearly 20 states have already raised minimum wage at the local level.<p>While the Raise the Wage Act may have had positive intentions, it could close many small businesses, according to the …

Small Business

17 Statistics Every Business Owner Needs to Be Well Aware Of

If you own a small business—or are thinking about starting one—you’re in excellent company: there are <i>28.8 million</i> small businesses in the United …

Small Business

Shellfish, iodine, and radiocontrast allergies: medical mythbusters

I hear it over and over again…<p>From a nurse, “She can’t have providine prep, she has a shellfish allergy.”<p>From the patient, “I can’t have the contrast …

The Future of Senior Care is MESH

Dr. Bill Thomas, Founder of the Eden Alternative and creator of The Green House Project gave a provocative, captivating (<i>and at times humorous</i>) …

Peer-Reviewed

Is this a housing revolution for aging boomers?

Dr. Bill Thomas says Minka isn't simply a building, it’s a way of creating buildings.<p>Geriatrician Dr. Bill Thomas is a fascinating man who's turning …

Architecture