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50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

Five Books to Begin Your Meditation Practice

With the growing awareness of the many benefits of mindfulness — enhanced emotional well-being, improved concentration and the reduction of stress …

Subway's Chicken Tested to Have Only 50% Meat

Subway's Chicken Tested to Contain Only 50 Percent Meat<p>Mystery meat may be more common than you think.<p>September 03, 2017<p>When choosing a healthier …

This minimalist cellphone is designed to be as basic as possible

No texting, email, or anything else<p>Smartphones are ubiquitous in our lives: we rely on them to navigate unfamiliar surroundings, look up information, and stay in touch with people with an ever-growing collection of apps. A new, minimalist phone is designed for people want to eliminate all that …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

High-Fiber Foods You Should Eat | Women's Health

9 Foods That Have More Fiber Than A Fiber Bar<p>Get full sans packaged foods.<p>Getty Images<p>Fiber is a magic-maker for your digestive system: It helps keep your bowels regular, naturally lowers your LDL cholesterol, and makes you feel fuller for longer. "Imagine what happens when you put chia seeds in …

6 Anti-Aging Foods You Should Try

Would you rather add years to your life or life to your years? There are anti-aging foods that may help you do both.<p>Diet appears to play a role in …

Americans are eating less beef. Here's why that matters for climate change

American diners are eating fewer burgers, steaks and meatballs, and that's making a noticeable dent in the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, a new …

Pre and Post-Gym meals: What to eat before and after a work out, according to seven personal trainers

When it comes to exercise and diet, we are bombarded with conflicting information and it is difficult to know just exactly how we should be …

4 Eating Habits That Are Slowing Your Weight Loss, According To Dietitians

Making healthy food choices can get confusing. Sometimes the food choices we think will help us loose pounds end up making us gain weight! Don't know …

5 Cancer-Fighting Foods—Plus What to Avoid

Over half the population will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetime, the newest studies tell us. While many factors contribute to …

5 Recipes That Will Teach You the Art of 30-Minute Meals

As much as I truly enjoy cooking, weeknights can be rough, and the dinner struggle is real. But at the first mention of 30-minute meals, I knew that …

Even More Evidence Has Linked Parkinson's Disease to Our Gut Bacteria

Parkinson's isn't just in our brains<p>Researchers have found yet another reason to think the symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be a consequence of …

How gut health impacts body weight — and the top foods to eat

If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve likely thought of your belly as a target area for slashing fat.<p>But it turns out that what’s underneath your gut may be the key not only to your dream body — but also, lasting health.<p>A 2014 study published in the journal <i>Pediatric Research</i>, for example, …

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

Nutrition

What is a ketogenic diet?

These low-carb, high-fat diets put your body into a metabolic state of ketosis, which can help you lose weight.<p>You've heard of low-carbohydrate, …

10 Gentle Face Peels That Fade Dark Spots and Wrinkles

Alright, so you’ve probably never used a face peel before, right? Or maybe you tried one once, and it left your skin raw, irritated, and peeling, so …

Skin Care

5 ingredients to add to your next smoothie

I love smoothies. I got a Vitamix about 5 years ago and I've been obsessed ever since. For a long time I just followed the same basic smoothie recipe but lately, I've been switching it up and I've found a few new favorites. Not only do these ingredients add a delicious flavor or a nice texture but …

Healthy Eating

Vitamin D is not just beneficial, it’s a necessity

Great to see vitamin D on your front page at last (Vitamin D ‘proved to cut risk of colds and flu’, 16 February). Those of us in the British Society for Ecological Medicine, a group of doctors who take the nutritional aspects of our patients’ treatment very seriously, have been banging on about the …

Mental Health

Beyoncé Is Not The Magical Negro Mammy

Beyoncé is no one's mammy.<p>So the record-scratching comments from Adele and Faith Hill shortly after Beyoncé's Grammy performance came across as absolutely bizarre. In her earnest acceptance speech for her album of the year win, Adele praised her fellow artist's vision for <i>Lemonade,</i> the album that …

Michelle Obama

6 Simple Tools To Owning Your Power Positively

<b>“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”</b> ~ Abraham Lincoln <b>What does it really mean to be</b> …

Happiness

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Journalism

15 Easy DIY Storage Furniture Projects on a Budget

Would you like to build some new furniture for your home yourself? There are several benefits of doing it. First of all, it’s a lot cheaper than …

One Simple and Natural Way To Help You Stay Energetic After A Night Of Insomnia

Sleepless nights are just something that we must endure from time to time due to various reasons, such as a change in our daily schedule, side …

7 Scientific Ways to Stop Complaining and Enjoy a Happier Life | Inc.com

Research shows that habitual complaining affects us mentally, emotionally, and physically. Such behavior may cause or worsen stress, sapping our energy and desire to pursue our dreams.<p>Above all that, it just doesn't feel good to complain, or hear complaints. They're negative by nature and they …

Happiness

22 Cozy Slow-Cooker Casseroles That Make Life Easy

Slow-cooker season is in full swing, and these cozy casserole recipes are here to warm your soul. You'll be glad you won't have to bother with the …

The best abdominal exercises to do at home

Our new Home Workouts series focuses on quick, fuss-free, targeted routines that you can complete at home.<p>Led by personal trainer and founder of That Girl London Christina Howells, each episode demonstrates moves to target different areas of the body; including exercises for your legs, back and …

Exercise

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Hidden Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read ideas on Ideapod, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>It’s a …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself | Inc.com

If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget to be kind to ourselves.<p>Life's tough enough, stressful enough, hard enough, …

Self-help

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

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