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How to Beat Anxiety Naturally

Anxiety disorders affect nearly 40 million Americans each year[1], and almost everyone deals with anxiety at one point or another. But the negative …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

The art that shows what goes on deep in the human brain

<b>From scary sleep paralysis, to recalling memories that never happened, a new exhibition is exploring the art inspired by human consciousness. Here, we see how artists have interpreted moments from the mind.</b><p>Do you dream sweet dreams each night - drifting gently in and out of sleep? Or is the …

12 activists share what they want you to know about living with a rare disease

When you're sick, you seek medical advice. Visiting a doctor, you expect answers — usually in the form of a solid diagnosis and medication to get you …

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Here's why a once-hostile Arab country is suddenly talking about opening up ties with Israel

Khartoum has already switched sides in the unfolding Saudi-Iranian cold war, cutting off diplomatic ties with its former partners in Tehran at the behest of its now even closer Saudi allies.<p>But diplomatic relations with Israel would be an even more stunning development.<p>Sudan is one of over 30 …

10 qualities of people with high emotional intelligence

According to Psychology Today, "Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others." This usually involves:<p>Emotional awareness, which includes the ability to identify your own emotions as well as those of others;<br>• The ability to harness emotions …

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

State of the Union: Obama regrets era of 'rancor' and ponders divided America

President says it’s biggest regret of presidency but appeals to America’s better self in calling for rejection of hostile rhetoric: ‘We can’t afford to go down that path’<p>Barack Obama admitted his regret that he will leave the US more, not less, polarised when he departs office a year from now, …

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300 Motivational Quotes to Help You Achieve Your Dreams

An epic collection of inspirational quotes for any occasion.<p>Need a quick dose of inspiration? Need a quick surge in motivation? You'll definitely find it here ...<p>"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now." --Chinese proverb<br>• "If you set your goals ridiculously high …

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The 'P***y Bow' Is The Feminist Answer To Business Casual

It's feminist action disguised as a fashion accessory.<p>Earlier this month, Pantone announced its highly awaited choice for the official color of 2016. In an unusual turn of events, it actually announced two: Rose Quartz and Serenity, as Pantone calls them. (Also known to color plebes as pink and …

Your 5 Biggest Dating Mistakes

As a professional dating coach, I talk to single people everyday who are frustrated with the modern dating scene. I see the differences between the people who are successful in finding love, and ones who keep coming up against the same struggles time and time again.<p>What is clear to me is that …

Ancient viruses are alive in humans and crucial for life, says Stanford University

The human genome is littered with sequences left behind from long-ago viral infections but now scientists have found the code is still active<p>Ancient viruses were critical to the evolution of humans and infections left genetic code in our bodies which is still essential for life today, Stanford …

Mindful Busyness

<b>The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.</b><p>Yeats, "The Second Coming"<p>Most people floating around my orbit are fellow yoga and meditation teachers, psychotherapists, artists, musicians, intellectuals, creative types, etc. The IRS refers to us content producers and …

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Study: Even the normal-weight should watch that apple shape

WASHINGTON (AP) — A pot belly can be a bad thing — even if you're not considered overweight.<p>New research suggests normal-weight people who carry …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself in Order to Be Happy

<i>By Alison Jacobson for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you'd probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn't want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently?<p><b>Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy?</b><p>Usually, …

3 Keys to Being Irresistibly Attractive

We all want others to like us. Deep down in our hearts we all want to feel supported, respected, and, most importantly, loved.<p>Yet, unfortunately, for many of us this is much easier said then done. We can feel like we always fall short in finding this love that we so desire to experience.<p>We can feel …

Hilarious Street Art by Michael Pederson – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Clever interventions by Sydney-based street artist Michael Pederson add a sense of humour and playfulness to the kinds of things we walk by everyday …

How To Accurately Judge Someone’s Intelligence

A psychologist explains why “real life is the ultimate IQ test.”<p>What is the essence of intelligence? Answers vary, but it comes down to how well you adapt to your environment—to the degree of skill and ingenuity you bring to that challenge. And in a world dominated by abstract concepts, complex …

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Why Do Babies Smell So Good?

The science behind what makes infants irresistible<p>If you’ve ever been seized by the urge to press your nose against a newborn’s head and take long, deep sniffs, hey, we hear you. The slightly sweet smell of an infant is one of the most wonderful scents in the world. It’s so appealing, the fragrance …

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People Who Think Like This Have Less Belly Fat

Way of thinking may also help people over the initial aversion to exercising.Dr Jeremy Dean's ebooks are:• The Anxiety Plan: 42 Strategies For Worry, …

My life in the cult: How “serving God” unraveled into sex abuse, child neglect and a waking nightmare

I was a naive teenager, desperate for belonging. But my “home” for 30 years turned out to be a house of horrors<p>I left the Children of God in the early 2000s. It took a long time to come out of the haze of those 30 years, but when I did, I was appalled by my former self. One of the most common …

The music you listen to may be affecting your mental health

We all know that music has an effect on our mood. It's why we put on Adele when we've been dumped, or Drake when we want to “dance”, or Lana Del Rey when our lovers have died under tragic circumstances. However, according to new research, music's mood-altering power may actually be a whole lot more …

This Artist's Pun-tastic Artwork Is The Cutest Wordplay Ever

Because puns are fun.<p>While we often shudder at the thought of cheesy pun humor, these wordplay illustrations are pretty adorable.<p>Artist Keren Rosen illustrates literal interpretations of idioms, phrases and nouns making for the most punderful art you've ever seen. The artist, who began her series …

Woman Dressed in 18th Century Fashion Lives in the Modern World for Funny Photo Series

Photographer Thibault Carron imagines what modern life would be like if our fashion was from the 18th century. In his playful series <i>And If Fashion Was…</i>, the Montreal-based creative juxtaposes scenes from contemporary culture with a woman whose outfit and hairstyle recall a time from centuries past. …

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