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Forget HIIT—This Is Why We're All Obsessed With LISS Right Now

While HIIT (high-intensity interval training) may have ruled as the number one fat burning workout for the past few years, there’s a new, …

8 Signs You're a Perfectionist (and Why It's Toxic to Your Mental Health) | Inc.com

People often confuse high achieving behavior with perfectionistic behavior. High achievers are dedicated, determined individuals who have a strong desire to accomplish something that's important to them. Their achievements are not about what others will think of them or a fear of failure, it's to …

Self-improvement

How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age

As you age, some slowdown in memory and processing is to be expected. That can mean a forgotten birthday, an accidentally retold story, a temporarily misplaced wallet.<p>Such run-of-the-mill forgetfulness may increase over the years but is usually not — as you may fear — a sign that you’re on the road …

High Blood Pressure

Muhammad Ali's Life In Quotes: 20 Quotes Honoring The Legend

Muhammad Ali is easily one of the most captivating public figures to have ever lived. Not only is he considered to be one of the greatest boxers to …

19 Lower-Body Stretches for When Your Legs and Butt Are Sore As Hell

You’ve mustered up the energy to hit the gym, try a new workout class, or head out on a long run this week—in other words, you’re crushing this whole …

Workouts

21 Little Ways To Be Happier In 2017

We're guessing you need it after 2016.

Mental Health

The Best Workout (Ever) in a Series of Gifs

<i>This piece was originally published on October 15, 2015.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried “the class,” you know it’s a challenge. A very loud challenge. There is …

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

The 36 best ways to burn the most calories in an hour

There's a lot that goes into developing an exercise regimen — meeting your body's needs, finding something you enjoy, and figuring out what will have enough impact to make a difference to your health.<p>If you're crunched for time, one of the ways to measure that is to figure out how much energy a …

25 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Mindfulness

Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

Under $10: Fall Arrangements That Will Last All Season

(Image credit: BHG)<p>It may be time to toss out your jack-o-lanterns, but holiday decorating is still a few weeks away (come on, at least wait until …

Here’s the Secret to Communicating With Irrational, Angry or Crazy People

We all have to deal with our share of hotheads and crazies. What does research say works with them?<p>First off, you can’t get angry too. Because then …

Rasta in Babylon

Babylon

The Tiny Seed of the Truth

The tiny seed of Truth is found in every human being. Similarly to the seed of a tree, the tiny seed contains great potentials. If the spiritual …

Spirituality

The Quickest and Easiest Workout Routine to Burn Fat and Build Muscle at the Same Time

Stand straight holding an EZ curl bar on the inner handle with the palm of your hands facing up and elbows close to the torso. Keep the upper arm …

Workouts

31 DIY Projects That Will Make Your House Look Amazing

Give your home a mini makeover *without* committing to a huge renovation.

Here’s What Kim Kardashian Ate to Lose 60 Pounds - The Atkins 40 Diet

Atkins 40 diet plan is a new method to lose weight fast and in a healthy way. Who wouldn’t like that?<p>Kim Kardashian famously lost around 60 pounds in just five months on a healthy way. That’s why we got interested in this story and decided to share it with you. Some of the nutritionists that work …

Dallas Police Shooting Suspect Dead After At Least Five Officers Killed During Black Lives Matter Protest

Snipers opened gunfire during a Black Lives Matter protest.<p><b>UPDATE: Dallas Gunman Told Police He ‘Wanted To Kill White People’ And …

5 Ways to Develop Your Intuition

And like anything else in life, when you stop using it, you can lose it. A muscle must move, an eye must see, a brain must think; the same holds true …

Spirituality

If You Want Real, LASTING Love, You NEED These 4 CRUCIAL Things

"All you need is LOVE" ... right? Not so much.<p>Many of us grow up being taught that when we grow up, we'll fall in love and everything will end in a blissful, fairy tale ending. Except, they forgot about the rough, tough, and downright IMPOSSIBLE spots along the way. We were never prepared for the …

How To Be Calm And Happy: Advice By Buddhist Teachers #3 (Pema Chödrön)

She was born 1936 in New York. Pema Chödrön is well known as a buddhistic nun and writer. She was the first American who became a leader of a …

Meditation

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: …

7 Quotes to Stop You from Worrying About Things You Can’t Control

<i>Letting go of control… and being OK with it.</i>That is one of the greatest struggles many of us deal with on a daily basis, myself included.Because …

Down Syndrome

How do I lose weight but maintain – and gain – muscle?

<b>Question</b><p>I'm a 40-year-old male who needs to lose 20 pounds. I've cut my calorie intake and I am working out five days a week – a mix of cardio and free weights. How much protein do I need to eat to maintain muscle – even gain a little – while I lose body fat?<p><b>Answer</b><p>To lose body fat and maintain …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

In pictures: Muhammad Ali's love affair with Africa

<b>Muhammad Ali was idolised across Africa for his prowess in the boxing ring and for championing the rights of black people. Ahead of his funeral on Friday, the BBC looks at his relationship with the continent:</b><p>Ali spent time in 1974 training in Kinshasa, built on the banks of the Congo River, getting …

Ali remembered in prayer as an icon who pushed for unity

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As the faithful chanted a Muslim prayer in unison, dignitaries and fans stood shoulder to shoulder to honor a man who used his …

Religion

Thousands of bees swarm to Muhammad Ali ‘sting like a bee’ memorial

The Muhammad Ali Centre in Louisville, a museum close to Ali’s childhood home, has seen a number of visitors passing by in recent to pay their respects in recent days – including, fittingly, 15,000 bees, which have made their home next to a “Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee” mural.<p>"The …

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali’s final 12 months captured in poignant photos with family and friends

As the world mourns the loss of Muhammad Ali, photos shared on social media capture his final 12 months surrounded by family and friends.<p>Despite his deteriorating health and frailty, the boxing great’s famous sense of humour and fighting spirit is still evident in front of the camera.<p>The former …

Boxing