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Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Weight Loss

3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

Justin Faerman, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our …

5 Best Meditation Apps to Find Your Inner Calmness

There are numerous health benefits to mindfulness and meditation. Here's how you can achieve zen in less than 10 minutes.<p>The glowing trend of achieving mindfulness through technology and mobile apps couldn't have come at a better time. With National Relaxation Day coming this weekend (Saturday, …

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 2)

<i>Menas Kafatos, Ph.D. Jay Kumar, Ph.D.</i><p>The information torrent bombards everyone, but the young are most vulnerable to its powerful effects, as they are the most impressionable. Here's an alarming fact. Research published in the journal <i>Pediatrics</i> documented that American kids on average spend more …

Disconnected in an Overconnected World (Part 3)

<i>Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D Jay Kumar, Ph.D.</i><p>Your brain craves more downtime! We all know the benefits of what a relaxing summer vacation can do to recharge our batteries. But, what if getting in more regular afternoon naps, a quick walk around the block, playing Frisbee with a friend, or a midday …

12 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think About Happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Hinduism

Digital Health Startup mySugr Gets $4.8M To Make Diabetes “Suck Less”

While health-conscious nerds might like to play around with quantifying their activity and lifestyle for kicks, people with diabetes have no choice but to track their blood sugar if they want to stay well. It’s a key part of managing this chronic disease, which requires regular insulin shots to …

The One Vital Skill They Don't Teach You In Business School

Getting into a top business school requires demonstrating a certain level of success. Many people believe we need to push ourselves hard in order to succeed in business and in life. I used to believe this too. I went to an Ivy League school, got my MBA from Stanford and worked in finance for almost …

10 Amazing Life Lessons I've Learned from Tony Robbins

10 Amazing Life Lessons I’ve Learned from Tony Robbins<p>Adam Siddiq<p>Read full profile<p>Have you ever been to a Tony Robbins event? Thousands of people are …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …