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6 Scientifically Proven Ways To Raise Smarter Kids

Setting children up for intellectual success later in life is high on the list of concerns for many parents, but amidst the everyday pressures of …

Parenting

16 Ways To Free Yourself From Overthinking

The Greek philosopher Socrates once proclaimed that the unexamined life is not worth living, implying that it is only through self-examination that …

Mindfulness

5 Things We Should Say More Often To Our Kids

“Do as I say, not as I do” is no longer a sufficient parenting method. I’m not sure that it ever was, actually. Kids copy us, so we have to set the …

Parenting

Parents should think twice before giving teens alcohol, researchers say

Parents are mistaken if they think giving their teens alcohol removes drinking-related risks, a groundbreaking Australian study finds. In many …

Alcohol

These Toys Aren't Safe For Kids And The Risks Are Pretty Scary

But don't burn the toy box just yet.<p>It can happen in an instant.<p>One moment your child is playing happily. The next moment they're injured or choking, …

Kids

Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness

How to help your little children handle their worries and anxieties

Children need to acknowledge their fears, learning to handle them and not avoid them, before anxiety becomes a big issue, writes Deirdre …

Parenting

9 Strollers Everyone's Excited About This Year

It goes without saying that buying a stroller is an investment, both in terms of time spent researching and then, of course, the cost. And everyone's needs are different. Some parents require an an all-terrain stroller they can take on those morning jogs, and others who travel a ton want one that's …

Shopping

The Best Co-Sleepers

After making it through eight weeks of nights and nap times, and a lot of times when no one was sleeping at all, we think the Arm’s Reach Concepts …

The Best Baby Wraps and Slings

Many parents find a sling or wrap provides a closer and more custom fit with their babies—especially newborns—than more structured carriers. After …

10 home design trends to watch out for in 2018, according to Houzz

Believe it or not, New Year’s is just around the corner, and while you’re deciding on your annual resolutions, the design world is setting its sights on what styles will be big in 2018.<p>The home remodeling and design platform Houzz is ahead of the game, recently having released its top 10 …

Home Decorating

7 Things Interior Designers Really Wish You Wouldn't Buy (You've Got at Least One)

One of the most satisfying parts of buying a home is filling it with brand-new furniture. But before you plunk down your credit card on that red …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Self-help

The Real Reason You Don’t Achieve Your Goals (and One Easy Thing You Can Do About it)

Do you ever feel like it’s so hard to get things done?<p>Like you’re stuck in a hamster wheel running and running, but you never get anywhere?<p>The work …

Motivation

Do You Know These Nine Varieties of Positive Emotion?

Source: Liderina/Shutterstock<p>Psychologists used to think of “positive emotion” in a very simple way: Happiness sits at the opposite end of a …

This is Vancouver's first zero waste brick-and-mortar grocery store

<i>Living zero waste just got a whole lot easier!</i><p>This weekend, Mount Pleasant’s super-cute and environmentally conscious soap shop officially became the …

Fair Trade

The Ultimate Fashion Fail: One Garbage Truck Of Textiles Is Thrown Away Every Second

Is a world beyond "fast fashion" possible?<p>We need a new approach to how we consume clothes if we want to prevent obscene volumes of waste, widespread exhaustion of critical resources and the toxic pollution of the <b></b>environment, according to a new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.<p>“The …

The Right and Wrong Way to Apologize and Why It Matters

The right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.<p>These past few weeks, we have seen what feels like an unusually high number of people faced with accusations of wrongdoing, sexual misconduct and unethical behavior. For most of them, the first response is one of …

If Our Home Looked Like This Catskills Winter Lodge, We'd Never Leave

If you had to describe your dream winter lodge, what would it look like? Perhaps it would have soaring exposed beams and cozy sheepskin rugs, or …

A No-Fail Color Combo for Instant Drama

Black and white is classic. But what happens when you add a little bit of gold? Well, then you've really got something. The proportions might be a …

Nature’s Charm Captured In Live-Edge Dining Tables

When we talked about live-edge coffee tables we showed you how timeless they are and how they can surpass any trend just by looking natural. The same …

8 Steve Jobs Quotes to Fuel Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Learn these powerful entrepreneurial hacks from the master of thinking different<p>Steve Jobs was one of the most ruthless, determined and prolific innovators of our time. He had immense clarity about what he was setting out to achieve, and what change he wanted to make in the world, and this was the …

Motivation

Surprise, Surprise: Complaining Too Much Is Harmful To Your Mind, Body, And Relationships

We’ve all had shit days and shit weeks. Heck, sometimes we even have shit years for that matter. There are times in our lives when nothing is falling …

Happiness

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the world (provided internet access), makers can launch real, viable …

12 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. Here are some of the titles that could help mold the …

Books

Science Says Children Will Grow Up to Have a Happier and Longer Life If You Teach Them This 1 Habit

The use of two words on a regular basis could be the key to better health and wellness.<p>Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "<b>thank you"</b>, who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness--not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a …

Happiness

Why Your Brain Prioritizes Instant Gratification Over Long-Term Goals, According to Science

In many cases, logical reasoning isn't a strong enough motivator.<p>Have you ever found yourself wanting to start on a task, only to end up surfing the net for hours? Or you want to eat healthier, but always find yourself grabbing the fast food that's close by? It turns out there's a scientific reason …

The Brain

The Anatomy of Procrastination

By procrastinating, a person doesn’t know what they have done for around 218 minutes a day. In other words, <b>more than 3 hours go missing every single</b> …

Procrastination

Procrastination Is a Matter of Emotion, Here's How to Stop It

Procrastination is in a human’s biological makeup. Thanks to our limbic system, the neurological powerhouse that controls our emotions and memory, we …

Procrastination

Podcast: Why Do We Procrastinate?

In this episode of the Psych Central Show, hosts Gabe Howard and Vincent M. Wales finally tackle a topic they’d been putting off: procrastination. …

Procrastination