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12 signals our body sends to tell us we are too stressed

Our body is an incredibly complex machine that reacts not only to external changes but to internal ones too. Dr. Susan Babel, a psychologist who …

Self-help

The 15 countries with the worst reputation in the world

The 15 countries with the worst reputation in the world have been announced by the Reputation Insitute in its annual RepTrak index.<p>Rankings are based …

Junk Food Sponsors Team USA, Even Though Olympians Would Never Put That Garbage in Their Bodies

A former Olympian speaks out about the irony of Team USA’s biggest sponsors.<p>The bodies of Olympic athletes are often—quite aptly—compared to superior machines. If they’re a European sports car, the rest of us are Archie’s jalopy. And just as a Ferrari driver is careful about filling their tank with …

The Perfect Trap

If you're always worried that no matter how hard you try it is never good enough, or you're constantly disappointed in the people you live or work …

Self-improvement

How soon is too soon to find new love after bereavement?

It is an age-old - and delicate question – but set to become ever more pressing as life expectancy reaches unprecedented levels: how soon is too soon for someone recently widowed to consider a new partner?<p>According to a new survey, the answer is much earlier than most people might think.<p>A poll of …

Relationships

Will Smith Shuts Down Islamophobia And Donald Trump At 'Suicide Squad' Press Event

"The Middle East can’t allow Fox News to be the arbiter of the imagery."<p>Will Smith showed up to a Dubai press event for “Suicide Squad” and shut down two things: Islamophobia and Donald Trump.<p>The actor said that America’s Islamophobia motivated him to attend the event in Dubai on Sunday. Smith said …

'Booby Trap' Bras Selling Fast After Joggers Murdered

Sales of a sports bra that hides a knife pocket soared in the first weeks of August 2016, after two women in the northeastern United States were …

4 Ways to Find Love in The Millennial World

18 Recipes That Prove Paninis Are Far Superior to Grilled Cheese

As if we needed another reason to stuff our faces with melty, cheesy sandwiches, August is officially National Panini Month. The best part is you don't have to own a panini press to make these sandwiches — a skillet or grill pan is completely sufficient. Read on for creative variations you'll want …

5 important ways your relationship with your mother affects your success

Mothers come in all forms and personalities. Some are affectionate and doting, while some can be overbearing and controlling.<p>How was your relationship with your mom?<p>We all know moms are important, but the root of your psychology and how you orient yourself towards success is more connected to your …

Flickr

Can Personality Be Changed?

Psychologists have long debated how flexible someone’s “true” self is.<p>Almost everyone has something they want to change about their personality. In 2014, a study that traced people’s goals for personality change found that the vast majority of its subjects wanted to be more extraverted, agreeable, …

Psychology

Addicted To Sugar? Here's How To Kick The White Stuff For Good

🍫🍦🍪🍭🍫🍦🍪🍭<p>Sugar addiction is no laughing matter, in fact research has shown it is as addictive as cocaine and cigarettes, and humans actually …

Anger is an energy for a new wave of women in pop culture

In 1995, O.J. Simpson case lead prosecutor Marcia Clark was fighting a battle against anger. Not the one roiling outside the courtroom, where years of police brutality turned the trial into a referendum on race.<p>The one inside the courtroom where Clark's performance was increasingly judged as …

Feminism

6 Ways To Be A Fabulous Partner

If you're aching finally to find love in the new year, forget about dating advice.<p>And if you want to improve your relationship, we have some surprising advice: forget about trying to make your relationship better!<p>Complaining that there are no good people out there or that your partner needs to …

Lentil Loaf [Vegan]

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Make These Healthy Homemade Sports Drinks

These DIY beverage recipes will energize your runs while saving you hard-earned cash.<p>Somewhere in the past few decades, maybe after we put a man on the moon, it seemed we started to believe that the more engineered something was, the better. Sports drinks got so techy they were barely recognizable …

14 Healthy Recipes for Grilled Fish to Kick Off Warm Weather

It might seem like you were just grocery shopping for winter salads, but now it’s time to break out the grill for healthy warm-weather noms. This is where fish comes into play. It’s nutritious, versatile and pretty much begs to be thrown on the grill. You already have plenty of grilled skewer …

Here Are the 48 Best Beauty Products of 2016

Find your new beauty essentials, no matter what your look.<p>THE FASTEST<p><b>Fastest De-Tangler:</b> Nothing glides through unruly strands better. consider this compact brush your new on-the-go essential. <i>Tangle Teezer Compact Styler in Gold Rush</i>, <i>$20, tangleteezer.com</i><p><b>Hair Treatment:</b> Undo months of heat damage …

Skin Care

13 Mediterranean-Inspired Dinners to Spice Up Your Weeknight Routine

The Mediterranean diet has been in the spotlight for years thanks to its cancer-fighting and heart-healthy benefits. One recent study found it could …

How to Work for a Narcissistic Boss

Research shows there are a large number of narcissists who become leaders. If you’re unlucky enough to have one of these people as a manager, it may be no consolation that you’re in good company. So how do you stay sane? What’s the best way to reduce the impact of your boss’s self-centered behavior?<p>…

9 Traits of a Highly Sensitive Person

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15-20% of people who qualify as “highly sensitive.” Psychologist Elain Aron has studied this phenomenon extensively, and using MRI scans of highly …

Emotional Intelligence

32 Online Stores With Free Shipping And No Minimum

*totally ready to drop $200 on some new swag* *sees $8 shipping charge* NOPE. The products in this post were updated in January 2018.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are</b> …

The tragic fate of the people who stop sleeping

A handful of families are cursed with “fatal insomnia”, a cruel disease that leads to months of sleepless nights and terrible exhaustion. Will a controversial cure save their lives?<p>Silvano was on a cruise ship when the family curse struck. An elegant 53-year-old with striking red hair who enjoyed …

The Brain

The inconvenient truth about love — and divorce

<i>Hannah K. Lee</i><p>We think of modern marriage as an institution of love — but when love ends, we cling to old-fashioned stories about divorce. Astro …

Banana Bread Baked Quinoa Breakfast Bars

<i>Banana Bread Baked Quinoa – a hearty & wholesome breakfast that will nourish your body and fill you up for hours!</i>I kind of, sort of, maybe, …

Negative Emotions Are Key to Well-Being

A client sits before me, seeking help untangling his relationship problems. As a psychotherapist, I strive to be warm, nonjudgmental and encouraging. …

We Are Defining Love the Wrong Way

It is time to change the meaning of the word “love.”<p>The word is mostly used according to the first definition given in the dictionary: “an intense …

Mindfulness meditation may improve memory for teens

Adolescents assigned to a mindfulness meditation program appeared to have improvements in memory in a recent study.<p>"These results are consistent with a growing body of research in adults that has found mindfulness meditation to be a helpful tool for enhancing working memory capacity," said Kristen …

The 11 Daily Habits of Supremely Happy People

We all have different goals, values, beliefs, and experiences, but there is one universal thing that binds us all: We just want to be happy. But for the most part, happiness seems more like an existential dream than an attainable reality.<p>Yet, everything we think, say, and do are linked to our …

Happiness

Bad Texting Manners May Be Giving You Anxiety

I once had a friend who didn’t text me back for three months. And this isn’t a “ghost” story, aka one where she disappeared forever, without any explanation. She’s actually still my friend. Over the course of those three months, I invited her to join me for several outings — with no reply. At …