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Eliminate Workweek Stress By Doing These 13 Things Immediately | Inc.com

Stress is an inevitable part of life (especially do-it-all, go-for-the-goal entrepreneurs), but let's be honest: Life doesn't always have to be as chaotic as it seems. There are things that many of us do to amplify those toxic, overwhelming feelings that leave us feeling defeated, exhausted and …

Time Management

Bipolar Loses Its Romance

For years, I thought my mental illness was romantic. I felt I saw things clearer than people without mental illness. I felt I was somehow more real, …

Mental Health

What It Feels Like to Be Genuinely Psychotic

​The author, a Harvard-trained pediatrician, has endured four mental breakdowns. Each one taught him to think more clearly<p>I couldn't sleep or eat for several days. Then I started hearing voices. Not gauzy, special-effects voices, but actual, real voices coming from outside my head. It's the kind of …

Mental Health

Psychedelic drug ayahuasca improves hard-to-treat depression

It tastes foul and makes people vomit. But ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic concoction that has been drunk in South America for centuries in religious …

Hatha yoga shows promise in the treatment of major depression

New preliminary research published in <i>PLoS One</i> indicates that yoga could help reduce symptoms of depression.<p>The study of 38 adults meeting the …

What Happened When I Started Meditating Before Every Run

In an effort to begin my runs feeling relaxed and not just end them that way, I started doing just three minutes of guided mediation before every run …

9 Things You Inevitably Do When You Get Your Period

Bye, cute underwear. Hello, period undies.<p>There are some universal truths of getting your period: Any cute pair of underwear you’re wearing at the time will forever be marked as “period underwear.” And the struggle to smuggle your tampon or pad into the bathroom at work is definitely <i>real.</i><p>A new …

Does mindfulness really work? Here’s what the experts say, and how to practise it yourself

Mindfulness is recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for many conditions including various mental illnesses, …

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

When you ask yourself these 4 profound questions, your attitude towards life will completely change

All of us suffer setbacks and obstacles in life. According to the first noble truth of Buddhism, suffering is inevitable. Life is full of …

5 Unexpected Ways to Live More Authentically

At a very young age, most of us are taught that lying is bad and telling the truth is good. As kids, if we were caught lying, we most likely got in …

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

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Cleaning

40 Self-Care Ideas for a Healthy Mind and Body

Life sometimes can be exhausting.<p>We try to be nice to everyone around us, taking care of their needs but often forget about ours.<p>You stay late in the …

Dreaming science: What happens to our brain when we dream?

Scientists were able to predict when people were dreaming by spotting a specific brain activity pattern.<p>Scientists have identified a specific pattern …

The dreaming brain may provide scientists with a never-before-seen window into consciousness

If you've seen the movie "Get Out," you're probably familiar with "the Sunken Place." If not, here's a quick summary: The main character, Chris (played by Daniel Kaluuya), gets hypnotized by his girlfriend's mother, Missy (played by Catherine Keener). By methodically stirring her tea, Missy lands …

How Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain (and 5 Tips to do it Properly)

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult.<p>I never stuck to a routine and couldn’t …

A photographic tribute to the women of Nepal

My time in Nepal<p>I SPENT ALMOST SIX MONTHS in Nepal last year and achieved a lifelong dream of going to Everest Base Camp and sleeping in a tent on …

8 Essential Morning Habits of Happy People, According to a Mindfulness Expert

The world often seems to be divided into two types of people. There are those that drag themselves out of bed in the morning and can’t speak before …

Think Slow to Move Fast: The Advantages of Mindfulness | Heleo

“When you sit down and let the mind settle, the things you need to think about naturally arise.”<p><b>Rasmus Hougaard</b> is the founder and managing director …

The Energetic Technique That Eased My Back Pain & Anxiety (When Nothing Else Could)

For those of you that have never heard of Reiki, you're not alone. Before this incredible energy technique came into my life, I was one of those …

The Dalai Lama Explains What Happens When You Die (And How You Can Be Prepared)

We can all agree that the fear of death is the most fundamental fear that all humans face in their lives. We may try to forget our uncertainty as to …

7 unexpected signs you're having a panic attack

Anxiety disorders and panic attacks are extremely common issues. But not many of us feel comfortable talking about them, nor do we necessarily have …

Panic Attacks

15 Habits of Mentally Strong People

You're reading 15 Habits of Mentally Strong People, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

How I Choose My Pre-Long Run Breakfast And What You Should Consider

Each kind of long run requires a different breakfast. Depending on the length of run, the time of day or how hungry you are upon waking up, the type …

Breakfast

How to Eliminate Walk Breaks During Your Run

Photo: ShutterstockFor new runners, walk breaks are a common training tool used to help manage longer distances when first building fitness. They …

I shut off my phone at 9 p.m. every night for a week—here’s what happened

Just about everyone’s fallen victim to a late-night scrolling spiral—you know, when you decide to peek at Instagram before bed, and suddenly it’s …

Milky Way's Supermassive Black Hole Ate Its Last Big Meal 6 Million Years Ago

Most galaxies in the observable universe contain a supermassive black hole at their center, one that is either active and surrounded by an accretion …

This photographer creates warped landscapes like you’ve never seen before

When you are an artist, only your imagination is the limit. With modern technology, you can create pretty much anything you can imagine. And Turkish …

NASA Discovers Spacecraft Missing for 8 Years

India's Chandrayaan-1 went missing eight years ago after contact was lost several months after it went into service.<p>PCMag reviews products …