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The Personal Trainer's Secret To Getting Leaner Faster

It’s time to face the muscle music guys. You need to burn calories to get lean or ‘toned’.<p>This means intensity <i>and</i> duration need to be two key aspects …

Exercise

For Serious Writers Only: Why Most People Won’t Succeed at Writing

If You Think Writing is D****d Difficult, You’re On the Right Track<p><b>“I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but</b> …

Creative Writing

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

New Ways to Conquer Sleep Apnea Compete for Place in Bedroom

Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air.<p>It's been his routine since he …

Sleep

Each Zodiac Sign Has A Fruit That Goes With It & Here's Yours

There's nothing quite like the feeling of biting through the skin of a ripened fruit and savoring the juice within. Especially on a hot summer day, …

Spirituality

The 8 Best Workout Moves for a J.Lo-Worthy Butt, According to Trainers

There's a moment in the cult-beloved film <i>Clueless</i> when Tai laments that her buns feel nothing like steel after a workout literally called <i>Buns of …

Workouts

Curiosity — Scientists Used Hypnosis to Alter People's...

In “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play ex-partners who have had each other erased from their memories in order …

The Brain

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't)

Can you imagine your little old traditional or Roth IRA is worth millions of dollars?<p>It happens for some people.<p>According to the US Government Accountability Office (GAO), 791 individuals have IRA balances between $10 million and $25 million, while 314 are worth over $25 million.<p>That was in 2011. …

Retirement

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

When it comes to children’s development, parents should worry less about kids’ screen time—and more about their own.<p>Smartphones have by now been implicated in so many crummy outcomes—car fatalities, sleep disturbances, empathy loss, relationship problems, failure to notice a clown on a …

Parenting

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

4 steps to getting anything you want in life

“Don’t wish it was easier wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenge wish for more …

4 soft skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Navigating the job search as a candidate can feel pretty opaque. From your perspective, it's difficult to identify which skills you should …

9 things that can happen to your body when you give up sugar

From your skin to your weight, your mental health and more...<p>Sugar will give you soaring highs, but it'll make you pay with crashing lows afterwards. …

Diabetes

Daughters of Unloving Mothers: 7 Common Wounds

In the years since I researched and wrote <i>Mean Mothers</i>, I’ve talked to women about our shared experiences. Every woman’s story is different; perhaps …

Can Stress Cause Diarrhea?

Doctors and researchers have established a strong link between the stress a person feels in their mind and its effects on their body, including the …

Wellness

Arguing in front of your children can make them confused by emotions, study says

The next argument you have in front of a child could leave them emotionally damaged.<p>More specifically, children who said they see their parents fight …

Psychology

Confrontational People Get Sh*t Done, Passive Aggressive People Get Sh*t On

There are two ways to navigate through life: confront it head on or tiptoe around it.<p>And no, I'm not talking about the good stuff because it honestly …

Emotional Intelligence

Health officials are sounding an alarm on the drug gabapentin. And it's not even an opioid.

It’s fast becoming the go-to drug for addicts in search of a stronger high — and it is not even an opioid.<p>Gabapentin, a purportedly nonaddictive painkiller primarily used to treat shingles and control seizures, has landed on the radar of beleaguered health officials and law enforcement already …

Medicine

The world is divided into circular and linear communicators. Which one are you?

One day, my daughter wasn’t feeling well, so I took her to the doctor. Wanting the receptionist to take me seriously, I started the conversation by listing all possible symptoms my daughter had: A fever, a cough, a congested nose.<p>After I was done with the litany, the receptionist asked: “So what do …

Europe

An Analysis of Trump Supporters Has Identified 5 Key Traits

The lightning-fast ascent and political invincibility of Donald Trump has left many experts baffled and wondering, “How did we get here?” Any …

Psychology

What You Can Do When You Can't Stop Thinking About Something

There are only two things you can truly control—your thoughts and your behavior. No one else can choose either one of those for you. But sometimes …

Sleeping 'like a Victorian' could help cure your insomnia, claims expert

Dr Michael Mosley claims that copying 19th century nighttime habits has helped relieve his sleep problems.<p>Anyone who has suffered with sleep issues …

Sleep

Foreign languages: How to memorise vocabulary

When trying to learn a foreign language, most of us have the same complaint: “I’m just not good at memorising.” Learning new vocabulary can be daunting, especially for busy adults whose minds are already occupied with work, family, and other responsibilities.<p>A comfort? Linguists say that to “get …

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

11 Subtle Things All Alluring People Have In Common

Think about the most alluring people in your life; the ones who are so warm and inviting, and yet just a little bit mysterious. There's something …

Self-help

How Every Body Part Is Affected by Sleep | Greatist

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Now Is the Time to Talk About the Power of Touch

In 1945, the Austrian physician René Spitz investigated an orphanage that took extra care to make sure its infants were not infected with disease. The children received first-class nutrition and medical care, but they were barely touched, to minimize their contact with germs. The approach was a …

Child Abuse

Open plan offices make employees miserable and distracted

<b>Open plan office spaces could make employees miserable and unproductive.</b><p>A new study suggests that the layout of offices has a major role to play in …

Employment

5 Reasons You (And Everyone Else) Are Having a Hard Time Meditating

Veteran ABC news anchor and self-proclaimed meditation evangelist Dan Harris is back with a second book, <i>Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics</i>, which has …

Meditation