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You Can Change Negative Thinking With These 8 Tips

Negative thinking contributes to anxiety in social and performance situations. Most therapies for social anxiety involve an aspect dedicated to …

Mindfulness

Study: You're breathing wrong

Simple 1:2 breathing is where it's at, according to a major university study.<br>Read More

Meditation

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

How to improve your immunity through your diet

Why do some people have a delicate constitution when it comes to their health? And how are a few completely immune to infections? While you may think …

Wellness

How To Control Your Thoughts During Meditation, According To Experts

Maybe the most difficult thing about starting a meditation practice, other than, you know, actually practicing, has to be the fact that when you sit …

Meditation

3 research-based things a doctor says you should do if you want to lose weight

Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting.<p>For 30 years, your response to this problem has been to criticize the workers and say they are stupid and weak for quitting. As a result, you never reach your goal. You don't …

Fitness

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped in 90 days or less is possible if you follow the right diet and exercise plan. Eating the right foods at the right time is paramount …

Nutrition

The true secret of happiness? Accepting that there isn’t one

So many claim to know the secret of happiness. But what if there’s no such thing?<p>Hello.<p>Are you happy?<p>I am. Sort of. While most of the UK will be distracted by local elections or frenzied analysis of what the colour of the seat covers in the upcoming Royal Wedding reveals about the Queen’s position …

Happiness

Workout Wednesday: Circuit With Harvard’s Gabby Thomas

Gabby Thomas of Harvard made waves this indoor season when she won the NCAA Indoor 200m title in 22.38, which broke a 10-year-old collegiate record. …

Workouts

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

Tired at work for no reason? You could have ‘social jet lag’

If you’re tired at work for no reason, it may not be because you stayed up too late, but because your internal clock is hardwired …

Jet Lag

This Is Your Soul Mate, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Your bae is written in the stars.<p>Real talk: Right after you go on a first date, what's the first thing you do? Social media stalk their Insta? Call your BFF? Try to scope out their sign to find out if you're a match made in the cosmos?<p>If it's the former, no shame. Who doesn't want some external …

Horoscopes

Plants 'talk to' each other through their roots

Scientists studying corn seedlings believe that they send signals under the soil, advising each other of the proximity of other plants<p>Plants use their roots to “listen in” on their neighbours, according to research that adds to evidence that plants have their own unique forms of communication.<p>The …

Behavior

Learning Is a Learned Behavior. Here’s How to Get Better at It.

Many people mistakenly believe that the ability to learn is a matter of intelligence. For them, learning is an immutable trait like eye color, simply luck of the genetic draw. People are born learners, or they’re not, the thinking goes. So why bother getting better at it?<p>And that’s why many people …

Pedagogy

10 Ways to Support Your Liver

These ten tips can help prevent — or even reverse — nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.<p>A healthy liver means a healthy metabolism, a healthy …

This is what love does to your brain

“It’s really an addiction.”<p>What happens to your brain on love? Is there such a thing as “casual sex”? What do we get wrong about male and female sexuality?<p>These are a few of the questions I put to Helen Fisher in a recent interview.<p>Fisher is a biological anthropologist, the chief scientific adviser …

Relationships

9 Foods That Can Cause Anger, Anxiety, And Spaciness, According To Eastern Medicine

Eastern Medicine, which can include things like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC), often looks at nutrition and foods that affect your …

5 Blockchain trends influencing the future of social media marketing

If you want to prepare yourself for the future of blockchain-enabled social media marketing, the following are five trends you should be tracking closely:<p>1) There is growing interest in verified online identities. With massive bot problems on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, …

Public Relations

7 steps to creating an effective content marketing strategy

It’s not enough today for brand managers to say, “Yes, we do content marketing.”<p>Without a fully formed plan of attack, your content risks falling …

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

I'm doing everything right, but I'm still not losing weight. What's going on?

Rewind three-and-a-half months to January. You’ve woken up, feeling the after effects of last night’s celebration, and resolved to make a change in the new year. The goal? To lose weight. Fast forward to today. You’ve cut out the fast food, revamped your diet and committed to an exercise routine. …

Fitness

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

What Your Signature Drink Says About You

While you will likely order many different drinks over the course of your life, there will always be that one you fall back on for comfort's sake. …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

College & University

Beat Bloat with Yoga

If holiday overindulgence has upset your digestion, beat bloat and flatten your belly with these 14 yoga poses

The Best Exercises for Your Lower Abs

If you're like us, there's probably one area you feel like you can't work enough: your abs. More specifically, your lower abs. It seems like no …

Workouts

The 21 Best Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core

We've proven that achieving six-pack abs <i>is</i> possible (if not enjoyable), but getting a stronger core doesn't have to involve shunning carbs and …

Workouts

Health Watch: Research Looks at Wine's Benefits for the Heart and Mind

We know that the antioxidants found in red wine are good for heart health, but what if in addition to helping prevent heart disease, they can …

What is Teff? Behind the Gluten-Free Super Grain

The best things come in small packages.<p>February 21, 2018<p>Move over, quinoa. Teff, a relatively new super grain, is rising to prominence, with …

What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is a serious condition that occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed. The pancreas is an organ that produces insulin and digestive …