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4 Secret Body Language Signs to Tell If Someone Is Lying

It is completely possible to reduce the likelihood of being manipulated by others. There are slight hints within our body language that can tell you …

Body Language

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

To the Wife Who Has Anxiety and Depression, From Your Husband

<i>Written by Brandon Geib</i><p>To my wife and my best friend,<p>When we first met five years ago, I never thought I would be writing this. As we stood on stage in front of all of those strangers, acting our hearts out, I never once believed we would find ourselves here. We've come a long way.<p>When we first …

The things I wish everyone knew about anxiety

My first experience of anxiety was when I was nine – I'd had a family bereavement and was being bullied at school. I remember feeling tearful, out of …

Inflammation

12 Things Depressed People Want Their Friends to Know

No. 7 is so important.<p><b>1. If I cancel plans, don't take it personally.</b> Sometimes I'm just too depressed to leave the house. It's not your fault <i>or mine</i>.<p><b>2. Reminding me that the circumstances of my life really aren't that bad doesn't make me feel any better.</b> I know I have a good job and really …

Sony Pictures

How to Write a Novel, Explained by a Booker Prize-Winning Novelist

No one taught DBC Pierre how to write, but that didn't stop him from winning the Man Booker Prize for his debut novel. In his new book—and here—he explains how you could do the same.<p>Before he became a novelist, DBC Pierre had already led a picaresque life. Born in Australia in 1961 to a Nobel Prize …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

10 books that will change the way you think about the future

1/<p>"The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" by Elizabeth Kolbert<p>Amazon<p>Combining science and history, Kolbert highlights humans' impact on the …

Books

It’s Lit: Books We Read In School That Changed Our Lives

Required reading<p><i>If we could, we would spend the majority of our time here on earth skimming through our favorite bookshops and running through libraries. But even if we could, there sadly wouldn't be enough time to read every book in existence—that's why we rely on recommendations from friends,</i> …

7 Burning Hypnosis Questions that you always wanted Answers to

Hypnosis is one of those things that falls right on the line separating science from fiction or close enough anyway. On the one hand the fact that …

Meditation

The Best Psychology Books You Should Read

Every few years I update my list of favorite psychology books and it’s that time again. It turns out that this is my most popular blog post. There …

Psychology

This Neuroscience Hack Can Make You Unstoppable

Because your brain recreates your memories, you can train it to automatically create memories that propel you forward.<p>Successful people always find ways to manage their emotions and thoughts. Steve Jobs, for example, used mindfulness meditation to remain centered and focused. Many CEOs have …

As Suicide Rates Rise, Scientists Find New Warning Signs

Computer algorithms, biomarkers and other advanced techniques help flag trouble earlier<p>Scientists are making headway in the search for solutions to one of the most vexing problems in mental health: How to predict who is at risk for suicide.<p>Researchers are hunting for so-called biomarkers, such as …

Biomarkers

Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and can't move — here's why

I wake up but can't move, except for my eyes, which dart frantically underneath fluttering, heavy lids. I feel a heavy presence on top of my chest, squeezing the air from my lungs and throat. Then a shadowy, cloaked figure starts looming just within the corners of vision.<p>I'm not dreaming. And no …

Trypophobia: Why these simple images are freaking people out

By Neny Herni Friday, August 19, 2016 Interesting facts Interesting Health News Interesting news<p>If your heart starts racing and you feel sick to the …

United Kingdom

An Effective Therapy For Treating Depression

We know that exercise helps alleviate depression, especially aerobic movement. There is plenty of evidence that meditation helps lift one out of the …

Research

What Do You Wish You Could Ask A Therapist?

Like how the hell do you make friends while dealing with social anxiety? And how do you stop being so damn hard on yourself?<p>We'll consult top mental health and relationship experts about anything related to mental and emotional health, mental illness, happiness, stress — you name it, we'll get back …

Mental Health

The fruits lowest in sugar that'll help you lose weight, ranked

Fruit—or nature’s candy, as some like to call it—is a natural source of sugar (fructose). In fact, certain fruits can pack up to 14g of sugar in less …

Nutrition

8 Powerful Morning Routines of Ultra-Confident People

How to give yourself an espresso shot of confidence as soon as you wake up<p>Exceptionally confident people weren't born that way--they got there by making it a habit and flexing their confidence muscles daily.<p>The ultra-confident know that just like when you skip your breakfast, you won't get very far …

This Spice May Be The Secret Weapon To Weight Loss

Many of you are aware that a balanced diet and exercise is the recommended method for controlling body weight. Some people may turn to herbal products to promote health and well-being and weight loss. What if I told you that there is one spice that could help speed up this process? Sounds good, yes.<p>…

Wellness

How to Eat If You're Trying to Lose Weight, According to a Dietitian

Like most people trying to lose weight, I listened to the experts. Instead of eating breakfast, lunch, and dinner, I started scheduling meals and snacks so I was eating five or six times a day. This worked out to noshing on something every couple hours — 7 a.m. breakfast, 9 a.m. snack, 12 p.m. …