Shannon Reichardt

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The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Yes, in case you haven’t heard, a doctor in Italy has announced plans to transplant a guy’s head onto a new body two years from now. Sound nuts?<p>Many of the headlines say so. “No, Human Head Transplants Will Not Be Possible by 2017,” said <i>Popular Science</i>. The <i>International Business Times</i> pronounced …

General Hospital

Anxious? This Mindfulness Website Animates Letting Go of Your Negative Thoughts - Mindful

Past hurts and emotional triggers have a way of keeping us stuck. It can be difficult not to ruminate on negative thoughts.<p>Pixel Thoughts asks you to …

Mindfulness

9 Ways to Get Past Self-Pity

Whether you’ve been rejected by a love interest or you’re overwhelmed by a looming deadline, throwing a pity party won’t help. In fact, feeling sorry …

Here's What Sitting Too Long Does to Your Body

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Your body is designed for regular movement, but many Americans spend the bulk of their day sitting still instead. On average, a US …

Sculpt a Head-Turning Butt with This 15-Minute Workout

Firm every inch of your booty—fast.<p>Search #belfie on Instagram and you'll notice an obvious trend: Butts are big right now. Literally. We're talking round, tight, and shapely.<p>To get one, you'll need this workout, created by strength and conditioning specialist Jim Smith, owner of Diesel Strength in …

Workouts

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Clutter can cost money: Declutter, lighten up

If the clutter in your home or office is stressing you out or costing you money, then it's time for some spring cleaning.<p>So says Peter Walsh, a professional organizer, who has offered advice to thousands of people on how to tame their messy, disorganized spaces. "I believe strongly that unless you …

Make Your Metabolism Soar in the Morning With These 5 Tricks

<i>We're pumped to present our favorite story of the week from our pals at POPSUGAR Fitness!</i><p>Want to turn your body's fat-burning potential up a notch? …

Eight Nutrients That Protect An Aging Brain

We’ll worry about aging bodies another day. Today, we pass along, from Science Daily, a list eight nutrients that experts at the Institute of Food …

Scientists Can’t Figure Out Why The Eastern US Is So Cold

The whole of the climate science community is completely conditioned (or threatened) into taking a position that a reality can only be a reality if …

Weird! Our Universe May Be a 'Multiverse,' Scientists Say

Is our universe just one of many? While the concept is bizarre, it's a real possibility, according to scientists who have devised the first test to …