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11 Vitamins and Supplements That Boost Energy

Eating a well-balanced diet, exercising regularly and getting enough sleep are the best ways to maintain your natural energy levels.<p>But these things …

Psychology Research Terms You Should Know

Psychologist utilize a number of different research methods to investigate the human mind and behavior. As you read about different psychological …

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

15 destinations to cross off your bucket list before they disappear forever

If you have a long list of places around the world that you'd like to see, you might need to start prioritising.<p>There are a whole host of sites that …

What dogs ‘see’ when they smell something

A dog searching for a lost child is typically given an item of clothing to smell. But what does that scent “look” like? To find out, scientists …

How to Take the Best Breaks During Your Workday, and Why You Should Never Skip Them

Powering through your work without a break often backfires by causing more stress and more mistakes. Here are tips to take your best breaks.<p>From courtrooms to hospitals, research proves that fatigue negatively influences decision-making and outcomes. In his new book, "When," organizational …

How long-term depression alters the brain

Depression has become a common mental health problem. For some, this condition lingers for many years, and scientists now strive to understand how …

These are the women behind the Intellectual Dark Web

A number of important women are working outside mainstream media to build platforms that address the gray areas in challenging topics.<br>Read More

Mainstream Media

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

<i>“Comparison is the thief of joy.” — Theodore Roosevelt</i><p>Who do you most frequently compare yourself to?<p>If you’re not sure, try this question: Who have …

What exactly is mental toughness? Understanding how Olympians train their brains

For any athlete to deliver a gold medal performance, mental toughness is an essential ingredient.<p>We have witnessed some exceptional performances …

Mistakes That Tear Relationships Apart

3 Mistakes That Can Tear Your Relationship Apart<p>All relationships are vulnerable to toxic mistakes that can create hurt, pain and even lead to …

10 Cheap, Under The Radar Travel Ideas You Can Actually Afford

We've all been shamed by statistics for not taking advantage of our vacation days. What do numbers know about living expenses anyways? Saving money …

Every Leader Needs These 3 Qualities to Keep Their Business Growing

Understand how your emotional energy influences your success<p>When I first began my journey as an entrepreneur, I saw so many of my colleagues who had great talent and ideas just never get their business off the ground. I wondered what was I doing that was different which led to my success and I …

A Guide To Dealing With Difficult People

We’ve all been there. Be it work, school or Thanksgiving dinner, we’ve all found ourselves in situations where we have been forced to interact with people we find to be “difficult”. For many of us, we’d rather eat glass than have to deal with challenging people like this but how we survive and, …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Cats Purr, According to Science

It's even cuter than you think.<p>Cats are so much more than just tiny balls of floof. They can transform into loaves, liquids, and of course, purr …

Walking Workout Schedule for Weight Loss

Following a schedule will help you be consistent when you are walking to lose weight, but it doesn't have to be the same old grind every day. It is …

Exercise

Eat yourself to sleep: the foods that can help get a good night’s rest

According to one study, eating kiwi fruit before bed helps deep sleep. But which other foodstuffs may aid a long and peaceful slumber?<p>Ahead of World Sleep Day next week – an awareness-raising exercise that should surely be renamed World Sleep Night – there has been increased focus on how much sleep …

Sleep

Why you should give your brain a spring-clean

As a change in the seasons draws nearer, now is the perfect time of year to consider a spring-clean. You are likely to get a lot of satisfaction from decluttering your life – whether it be sifting through your wardrobe, throwing away old papers and magazines, or just having a general tidy-up in …

5 tips on how to relax and reduce stress after a day at the office

Stress experts often talk about “setting boundaries” between work and home. But in this day and age of mobile phones and other devices that connect …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

10 Awesome Camera Hacks That Will Give a Unique Look to Your Photographs (VIDEO)

It’s been awhile since we’ve brought you any photo hacks, but the 10 tricks in this video are really good. And like others we’ve posted in the past, …

How To Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Even the most confident person has moments of self-doubt (and if you don't, please teach us your ways).<p>But, as much as it can suck to doubt yourself, …

On prejudice

An 18th-century creole slaveholder invented the idea of ‘racial prejudice’ to defend diversity among a slave-owning elite<i>By Blake Smith</i>Read at Aeon

Black History

This Elderly Couple Retired 27 Years Ago—When They Were Both 38. Here’s How They Did It

They have been traveling ever since.<p>Who doesn’t like the idea of retiring early? Financial independence means the freedom to do what you want, when …

What's An Inclusion Rider? Here's The Story Behind Frances McDormand's Closing Words

<b>Updated at 3:13 p.m. ET</b><p>"I have two words to leave with you tonight, ladies and gentlemen: inclusion rider."<p>Two simple words they may be, but when Frances McDormand closed her acceptance speech with them at the Academy Awards, not a whole lot of people had heard those terms paired that way. The big …

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

A mathematical model of the "forgetting curve" proves learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

11 Pantry Staples That You Can Turn into Dinner

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples -- or your seasonal produce -- every which way.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering</i> …