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DIY Beauty Hacks: Make your own Eco-friendly cosmetics

If you’re sick of wondering what’s in your lipstick or simply love to make your own products, look no further, this is meant for you. From being able …

The world's most populated cities through history

Ancient History

21 Weird Garden Remedies That Might Make You Look Crazy But That Actually Work

Organic gardeners will often go to any length to keep their plants happy and safe, but without the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides.<p>…

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

Bosch and Bruegel review – more gripping than a thriller

Two master painters of the macabre and the mundane come together in Joseph Leo Koerner’s frightening, fascinating study<p>Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel the Elder work like antagonistic muscles in the imagination, pulling with and against each other. Bosch is a painter of medieval hellfire whose …

Books

Want to Judge Someone's Personality? These 7 Behaviors Reveal the Most | Inc.com

From the first moment you meet someone, they are--consciously or unconsciously--judging you.<p>Even before you've opened your mouth, they've started the process of assessing who you are and what you're about.<p>That's why it's important to pay attention to the cues you're sending out--especially the ones …

Self-help

The 11 best supplements for clear, glowing skin

Sad but true: Your facial oils, skin-boosting smoothies, and “I totally eat my greens” diet don’t always solve your breakout woes. But there might be …

Skin Care

Here’s how to tell if you’re Vitamin D deficient

At the moment you’re getting up in the dark, arriving to work in the dark, leaving work in the dark, getting home in the dark.<p>For those of us who …

Preview: Stunning New Illustrations of Women Touched by Nature by Kelsey Beckett

The Corey Helford Gallery, based in Los Angeles, just released their online preview of artist Kelsey Beckett’s new show. Starting this Saturday, …

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

Which Animal Matches Your Personal Belief System?

See which ANIMAL best matches your PERSONAL BELIEF SYSTEM. Are you the oppotunist, the perfectionist, the philosopher or the loner?

See Just How Much Sugar Is Hiding In The Food You Eat

When sugar is stacked side-by-side with food, it becomes a lot less appealing.<p>Sin Azucar, or “without sugar,” is a photographic project from Spanish photographer Antonio Rodríguez Estrada. The idea is as simple as can be: Estrada takes packaged foods and photographs them alongside the amount of …

Nutrition

This Is The Deadly Sin That Makes Life Awesome: 3 Proven Secrets

No, not lust. Calm down. This is not that kind of website.I’m talking about <i>pride</i>. When you think about the deadly sins, pride’s actually kinda …

Motivation

From Smoking to Junk Food: 16 Skincare Tips for Your Worst Vices

"Collagen-destroying enzymes (MMPs) ramp up when exposed to tobacco smoke, dramatically increasing how quickly the skin will show visible aging," …

Skin Care

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Top 10 Healthy Foods That Fight Stress

You're reading Top 10 Healthy Foods That Fight Stress, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Nutrition

Use This Buddhist Practice to Overcome Self-Doubt.

The funny thing about growing up is that it requires us to push ourselves outside our comfort zone—and it won’t always feel great.<p>We can’t truly …

Meditation

8 Powerful Lessons By The Dalai Lama That'll Make You See Things in a Whole New Way

It’s not often that Oprah Winfrey is lost for words.<p>But when she asked The Dalai Lama “Have you ever had to forgive yourself for something?” The …

How Can We Overcome Our Laziness and Save the Planet?

A philosophical guide to averting the destruction of Mother Nature.<p>Last year, amid all the disintegration of our political institutions and the accompanying nightmare death-spiral into fascism, one could have been forgiven for missing all the ways in which things also got worse and worse for our …

Movies About Painters You Need to See

The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965): The Story of Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel<p>Based on the novel by Irving Stone and directed by Carol Reed, the …

6 Things You Should Do When You're Mentally Drained (Instead Of Resting On The Couch)

At one point or another, we all burn out. It wouldn’t be wrong to think that plopping yourself down on the couch for a few days would leave you …

Self-help

The science of touch: why physical contact can make you happier and more successful

"What is the good life?" is one of life's most vexing questions. Knowing what makes us happy, and how to bring happiness to others, has been the …

NBA

Sunken, 600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China | CNN Travel

Travel

Canine episodic memory: Your dog remembers more about what you do than you think

Now we know dogs might share some of the rich memories of our lives together<p>Ruby flew down the hall, careened around the corner and stopped just briefly to jump on me before charging off again. His pointy ears and tail bobbed and wagged in rhythm as he ran laps around the house. I had just come …

Lose weight without dieting: simple 10-minute game retrains brain to avoid junk food

A game which trains the brain to avoid unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to ‘pain free’ weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, scientists have said.<p>Psychologists at the University of Exeter showed that less than ten minutes a day of ‘brain …

Holistic Medicine

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them | Inc.com

As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two to tango" is almost always true, often I am convinced that my client is not the one with the enduring problem. Instead, he or she is having a tough time dealing …

Psychology

Nobel Prize Winner Claims to Have Found the Key to Slowing Aging

The Quest to Understand Aging<p>Within the past few decades, we have seen an exponential growth of technological advances in modern medicine. With more …

The Healing Power of Self-Care in a World of Stress & Anxiety

<b>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I’ve always lived with a low hum of anxiety in the background, and lately it’s been …

Love, sex and death: What my fiancé’s death taught me about the afterlife

<b>(Thomas Spayth via Shutterstock)</b><p>“He isn’t dead, he’s right beside me” doesn’t go over well, but this isn’t grief-induced delirium, it’s a full life<p>Karen F. McCarthy<p>January 16, 2017 12:30am (UTC)<p>Seeing the spirits of the dearly departed didn't bode well for me living a normal childhood. While it …

Spirituality

Giant mausoleum in Rome that held the remains of the emperor Augustus to be restored after decades of neglect

After decades of shameful neglect, the biggest mausoleum ever to be built by the ancient Romans is to be brought alive with a spectacular multimedia experience projected onto its 2,000-year-old walls.<p>The Mausoleum of Augustus, located in the centre of Rome just a stone’s throw from the Tiber, was …

Ancient History