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The 8 friendliest cities in the world

We found out which U.S. cities greet visitors with open arms; now read on for which international cities offer warm welcome.

Krakow

You Asked: Should I Eat 3 Big Meals Or Lots of Small Ones?

Compared to the traditional “three squares” approach to eating, the concept of grazing on micro-meals spread throughout the day is popular among …

What We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

Kids’ sleep is truly precious. For parents, hardly anything beats the sight of their little one wrapped in a blanket, curls strewn over the pillow, breathing softly and looking happy and serene. But what if your child is tossing and turning, snoring or moaning in her sleep? How will the quality of …

Sleep

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

9 Tips You Should Really Do When You Want To Lose Weight Fast

Nemanja Manojlovic<p>Editor at MyCity Web Read full profile<p>Weight loss is a touchy subject for most people. Speaking as a person who’s had to deal with …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Moves for Thinner Thighs

Slim, strengthen, and define your thighs with this power circuit!<p>This slimmer-thigh circuit created by Jessica Smith, fitness expert and star of the</i> …

All-Time-Best Inner-Thigh Exercises

A toned inner thigh is a healthy inner thigh — attractive and strong. Show yours some love with these 18 inner-thigh exercises to get shapely legs.

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

If you're on a spiritual quest, these books will open you up to wonder.<p><i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where …

Books

31 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamins

Dietitians Emily Haller and Keri Gans on the dead giveaways that you need to step up your nutrient intake.<p>Back in 2004, nutritionists everywhere were screaming at movie theater screens, threatening to boycott <i>Mean Girls</i> when Regina George "innocently" (you never know with Queen Plastic) asked how …

One drink a day increases the risk of breast cancer by 15 per cent

Women have been warned that just one glass of wine a day could significantly increase their risk of breast cancer<p>Having just one drink a day increases the risk of breast cancer in women by 15 per cent, a major study has found.<p>The findings have led Harvard University researchers to recommend that …

Why Mark Zuckerberg wants everyone to read this book about religion

Zuckerberg's book club, A Year of Books, has focused on big ideas that influence society and business. For his 16th pick, he's gone with "The Varieties Of Religious Experience" by William James (1842-1919).<p>During his tenure at Harvard, James became the most famous American philosopher and …

Mark Zuckerberg

27 libraries to visit in your lifetime

Sometimes that's your couch, and sometimes that's a quiet library brimming with great literature.<p>We've rounded up some of the best libraries around the world that offer not only an impressive collection of reading material, but also boast unique architecture.<p>From an 8th-century monastery in …

Mexico City

When Meditation Is Not Good for You

As I travel from city to city offering Awakening Coaching Intensives, I hear statements from so many people like "I'm not very good at meditation,'" or "my meditation does not go very deep," or "I just sit and there is an endless buzzing of thoughts."<p>In my opinion, and experience, sitting quietly …

Meditation

How to Brain Hack Your Way to Success

Have you ever driven your car to work in the morning? Suddenly, you are parked at your office, and don’t remember the drive?<p>The entire time you were …

Small Business