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The 1 Secret to Ditching Bad Habits, and 5 Ways to Permanently Break Free | Inc.com

We all hang onto a few bad habits like security blankets. They feel so good, especially when we are stressed out or bored. We all know we should be doing things differently.<p>How do we move from what we know we shouldbe doing to actually doing it? The most important aspect of breaking a bad habit is …

Self-help

Julia Bradbury urges parents to ignore the law and take children on holiday in term time

Former Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury has said the travel industry is "evil" for cynically inflating prices during school holidays and has urged parents to ignore the law and take their children away in term time.<p>Bradbury, 46, who has a five-year-old son, Zephyr and one-year-old twins, Zena …

Get to Bed Earlier by Making a Deal With Yourself

I’ve been searching for a way to get myself to bed earlier for years, and I’ve finally found a trick that works for me. I just have to treat myself …

Sleep

4 fun toys to get your kids into coding

Whether you’re a tech geek who wants to pass your interests on to your offspring, or a tech-challenged individual desperate to end the technical illiteracy cycle with you, toys are a great way to trick your kids into learning.<p>There’s a huge trend in STEM toys meant to spark children’s interest in …

Kids

All Things in Moderation? When to Moderate When to Abstain

Tamara LechnerWanting to change something about yourself is an admirable journey that often comes with its unique set of opportunities and …

Nutrition

The 14 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in February 2017

This month's batch of new releases will offer everything from animated comedy to R-rated action.<p>February will offer moviegoers a batch of varied new releases, including animated superhero comedies, retro-horror sequels, topical documentaries, and foreign blockbuster imports headlined by American …

Entertainment

Love Potions: A Brief History of Aphrodisiacs

There are several disparate, narrative depictions of the origins of Valentine’s Day. The same could be said for the concept of aphrodisiacs—edible and potable substances that allegedly increase libido. Our understandings of the phenomena are derived from folklore, mythology, superstitions, and …

Onions

Toa Mata Band - Episode#5 [The man & the machines]

A year in Antarctica by Michal Krzysztofowicz, in pictures

WhatsApp is making two-step verification available to all users

WhatsApp is starting to roll out an optional two-step verification for its chat app, the company announced today.<p>A two-step verification beta started last November.<p>“When you have two-step verification enabled, any attempt to verify your phone number on WhatsApp must be accompanied by the six-digit …

Apps

Here's What Happens When You Give Psychedelic Drugs To Spiritual Leaders

Researchers are working with religious teachers to better understand the healing potential of hallucinogens.<p>On April 20, 1962, a group of theology students and professors gathered outside Boston University’s Marsh Chapel, waiting for Good Friday services to begin. These particular services were to …

Psychedelia

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

Tibetan Buddhist Master Reveals the Best Mindfulness Technique For Training Your Monkey Mind

As someone who has meditated almost daily for three years, there are some misconceptions I’m continually confronted with. So many people believe they …

Meditation

The 12 Habits of Happy People | Inc.com

Most people have something that gnaws at them at night, a problem or unrealized dream somewhere in their lives that causes them to feel incomplete, dissatisfied, and unhappy. For them, happiness feels unattainable and elusive. However, addressing and conquering their fears helps them to achieve …

Happiness