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9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Self-help

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

Oil Pulling: A Dentist's Guide To Benefits, How-To & Everything Else You Need To Know

Chances are, you’ve heard the term "oil pulling" at least once, even if you aren’t completely familiar with the practice. Also called "oil swishing," …

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

Skin Care

Most of Your Vitamin Supplements Really Are Useless, Says Huge New Study

Don't waste your money.<p>Vitamin and mineral supplements are a staple in many people's diets, but there is increasing evidence to suggest the most …

Research

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Want to Poop Better? Of Course You Do—So Start Avoiding These Common Foods

Discussing one's bowel movements is no longer the sole domain of toddlers, new parents, and seniors in fiber supplement ads. It's become perfectly …

Wellness

5 Ways to Handle Disrespectful Behavior from Children

Whether your child rolls her eyes and says, "Whatever Mom!" when you tell her to start her homework or she pretends she can't hear you when you tell …

Parenting

13 Foods You Should Never Eat If You Don’t Want Cancer

Your diet affects more than just your waistline. Consuming one or more of these foods regularly may increase your risk of cancer.<p>We’ve long known …

Cancer

The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast

Find out what food to add to your morning routine to power you through the day.<p><b>Pictured Recipe:</b> Chocolate Banana Oatmeal<p>Oatmeal is as close to …

Breakfast

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

What Foods Are Best to Eat on an Intermittent Fasting Diet?

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Nutrition

How to salvage your thinning hair

How to salvage your thinning hair<p>You’re going to lose your hair. Maybe not all of it, but at least some of it. This is a fact. Thinning hair is an …

11 things you can do in 5 minutes or less to instantly improve your health

It literally only takes 5 minutes.<p>What if you could positively improve your health and fitness in the same amount of time it takes you to skim a recap of <i>Queer Eye</i>? Okay, so you may not actually see a different number on the scale in just a few minutes (sorry!), but you <i>can</i> do something that will …

Overnight Blueberry French Toast Recipe

"This is a very unique breakfast dish. Good for any holiday breakfast or brunch, it's filled with the fresh taste of blueberries, and covered with a …

14 Dresses To Wear To All Those Graduations You're Forced To Attend

How excited are you to sit through a three-hour ceremony in sweltering heat, only for the sake of hearing one, singular name be called? It's …

Chocolate Mascarpone Cheesecake

Shout-out to all chocolate lovers! This chocolate mascarpone cheesecake is just for you! If you like the taste of creamy chocolate cakes than you got …

Dessert

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

How To Become a Morning Person Once and For All

If you've landed here, I'm going to take a wild guess that you're not a big fan of sunrises and 6am wake up calls—but you strive to be. I was once …

Televisions

Using These 2 Words a Lot Could Signal Depression or Anxiety

Maybe that friend who can't stop talking about herself isn't just a narcissist after all.<p>Sometimes, depression can be obvious—say, if a person …

6 Simple Ways to Train Your Brain for Happiness, According to Science

Very small changes can have a very big effect on your emotional outlook.<p>There's a lot to be said for being happy. It makes you better at your job, healthier, likelier to have good relationships, and can even extend your life. Plus, if you've tried both being happy and unhappy, then you already know …

Happiness

The four things everyone should do daily to make it the best day ever

Expectations: You wake up early before your alarm, squeeze in a yoga session and meditate as the sun rises through your living room. You whip up a …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

Children's happiness coach reveals 10 ways to make sure your kids are really happy

It might sound like an impossible task but you really can make your kids happy and turn even the most sullen child into a smiling delight.<p>Far more …

This Dreamy Tea With Chamomile and Lavender Will Help You Sleep Like a Baby

<i>Drink up this dreamy elixir with soothing chamomile and lavender to help you fall into a peaceful sleep, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>This nighttime aromatherapy drink is a treat for the senses. Chamomile and lavender buds steep in warm almond milk to put you in a naturally relaxed state.<p>Chamomile has been used …

New drug 'could save the hearing of millions'

The researchers behind a new study published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Medicine</i> note that inhibiting an enzyme known as cyclin-dependent kinase 2 …

Biomedicine

If sugar is so bad for us, why is the sugar in fruit OK?

<i>This is the third in a four-part series on sugar, which covers sugar-free diets, how the different types of sugars compare, and the links between</i> …

Nutrition

The Garlic Broth Recipe That Brought Me Back to Health

This soup has just three other ingredients, but garlic is the one that matters.<p><i>This story is part of the Healthyish Guide to Feeling Better Already, a collection of recipes, remedies, and distractions to get you back on your feet.</i><p>Before there was this garlic broth, my sick-day cooking was pretty …