Sandra Böttcher

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5 Ways to Actually Keep Your Resolutions

5 Ways to Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions<p>New year, new me... maybe.<p>January 18, 2018<p>Every January, we ring in the New Year with joy and …

Productivity

How to Express Yourself Through Photography

Dear friend,One of the best joys in photography is having the opportunity to express yourself.DOWNLOAD PDFPDF: How to Express Yourself Through …

Street Photography

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

The Emotionally Intelligent Way for Introverts to Meet New People and Make a Great First Impression | Inc.com

I walked into a room filled with strangers and immediately became that guy.<p>Confidence is a funny thing. Stick me on a stage in front of people I don't know and I'm nervous, but only at first. I feel like I belong there (which, if you think about it, is a nice definition of confidence).<p>Stick me in a …

Self-help

Does Parkinson's disease begin in the gut? New research suggests it does

They say that "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas." But this is definitely not true of the vagus nerve, which wanders from the stomach to the brain, passing through the heart, esophagus and lungs along the way.<p>A new study offers fresh support for an intriguing theory about the vagus nerve’s role …

Cooking (Canada)

Dr Michael Mosley reveals all about the 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet

Medical doctor and BBC broadcaster has created adiet that combats high blood sugar levels<p>For the first time in history more people are dying globally …

A psychotherapist shares 6 ways to stop overthinking everything

Chronic over-thinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine disastrous outcomes all day every day.<p>Thinking too much about something often involves more than words — over-thinkers conjure up disastrous images too. Their minds resemble a movie …

Self-help
Personality

This Guy Has The Best Way Of Handling His Girlfriend's Anxiety

Having anxiety can leave you with a constant fear that your partner will break up with you. Except it feels less like a fear than an intuition. An …

Mental Health

30 Days Of Meals You Can Eat During A Sugar Detox

I gave up all added sugar and artificial sweeteners for an entire month and actually didn't hate it. Here's everything I ate along the way.

Healthy Eating

The seven best destinations for modern day hippies

14 foods you can eat as much of as you want and not gain weight

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p>While there's no such thing as a zero-calorie food, there are foods you can enjoy freely without having to worry about packing on the pounds.<p>According to nutritionist Dr. Lisa Young, these foods generally fall into one of two categories: non-starchy fruits or vegetables.<p>Young …

Nutrition

If you're ever questioning your self-worth, just watch this short video from Alan Watts...

How do you define yourself?<p>If you’re like most people, you probably answer that question by explaining your job, your name, your background….<p>But in …

I Quit Sugar For 30 Days And This Is What Happened

No added sugars, no artificial sweeteners, no fake sugars, no honey, no agave, no syrup, no joy.<p>1. You too are interested in a sugar detox and want to know if it really helps with weight management, increased energy, fewer cravings, improved skin, etc.<p>2. You don’t understand how a human can do such …

Willy Wonka

7 Brutal But Powerful Lessons People Often Learn Too Late in Life

More often than not, we look back on our youth wishing we could go back and shake our younger self. Don’t you ever wish you could tell your younger …

Prince Harry Says He Came Close to a 'Breakdown' on Several Occasions—What You Should Know

Prince Harry made headlines this week after he revealed that he struggled with mental health issues for years after his mother, Princess Diana, died …

Mental Health

I Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia At The Age Of 17, So I Started Drawing My Hallucinations To Cope With It

I have always been an ‘artist’, I just didn’t realize what that meant until my mental illness appeared. I despise the term ‘mentally ill’; it implies …

Andrew Peacock travels 280 miles on the Colorado River, descending through the Grand Canyon.

Below the rim<p>16 days in the Grand Canyon<p><b>“There is nothing quite like it… a deeply entrenched water corridor… through a desert wilderness of</b> …

Hiking

What’s Causing Your Sweaty Feet (And Natural Solutions!)

Do your feet sweat just looking at a pair of shoes? If your feet sweat excessively, for what seems like no good reason, you are likely experiencing</i> …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Time I

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths About Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

Apple cider vinegar: What the experts say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular natural health products around, with claims for everything from sanitizing toothbrushes to whittling waistlines.<p>But how much of its popularity is based on hype? Could you be wasting your time or -- even worse -- harming your health?<p>Here are 10 …

Cider

#ThingsOnlyWomenWritersHear Documents Heartbreaking Sexism In Creative Fields

ICYMI: Writing is hard. Even if you do manage to finish that novel you’ve been working on, the obstacles standing between you and your publishing goals abound. And, even writers who do succeed will likely have to work a separate job to support themselves.<p>If you’re a woman ― especially a woman of …

Books

4 Powerful Habits That Will Change Your Life

If we don’t learn good habits, life becomes more difficult. We have a choice: <i>Get hard on ourselves so life becomes easier, or get easy on ourselves</i> …

How to effectively criticize anyone

When under pressure, most people tend to lack the confidence and competence to interact with one another. Feedback may be difficult to hear and to accept, but it is extraordinarily helpful in breaking the cycle of complaints, feelings of victimization, and assignment of blame to others.<p>Handling …

Self-improvement

Daydreaming may be the missing ingredient in your success

Looking out my office window, I’ll stare at the boats moving slowly against the water, thinking about how I’m going to write this story. I’m …

Creativity

How she did it: 'Women are the best multitaskers in the world'

Claire Vero, 35, left university with one mission: to climb the corporate ladder. Joining GlaxoSmithKline’s graduate trainee scheme, she spent eight years working for one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.<p>She then entered the world of dermatology, working as a Director in the …

Mindfulness

<i>The following is a script from "Mindfulness" which aired on Dec. 14, 2014. Anderson Cooper is the correspondent. Denise Schrier Cetta, producer.</i> …