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32 Beautiful Book Quotes To Read When You're Feeling Lost

"In spite of everything, I still believe people are really good at heart."<p>2. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”<p>—Bram Stroker, <i>Dracula</i><p>3. “I want you to remember who you are, despite the bad things that are happening to you. …

How to Use Your Smartphone to Chill Out

Our mobile devices are always by our side and often get blamed for adding stress to our everyday living, but with the right apps in tow, our phones …

Mobile Devices

5 Types Of Meditation That Don't Require Sitting Still

Yes, you can meditate on the move.<p>Contrary to popular belief, meditation doesn't always mean sitting in lotus pose with your eyes closed. In fact, most people are unaware that you can practice meditation virtually anywhere -- sitting still is not a requirement.<p>The true beauty of meditation lies in …

10 Top Tips for Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice

Training the mind, meditating, being mindful, or whatever else we choose to call it only works if we actively engage with it. More than that, it only works if we practice it regularly, preferably on a daily basis with a considered, gentle discipline.<p>It sounds so obvious, I know. In fact, you'd …

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Sexuality and Fitness: Meet Maat Petrova, Founder of the Fem Magic Movement

Lose weight, flatten that belly, diet, and sculpt your arms a la Michelle Obama.<p>Such are the typical, yet commendable fitness and wellness goals mapped out by countless women at the top of any New Year. But what about a plan for women to get fit while coming into full ownership of their femininity …

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7 Types Of People You Should Unfriend On Facebook ASAP

Your well-being will thank you.<p>Life's too short to spend time reading the musings of toxic social media friends.<p>Chances are you have an online friend list that rivals your company's employee directory. Whether from high school, former jobs or even a few people you met on vacation, they probably …

DIY Vapor Rub

Let’s face it. There’s nothing fun about being sick but if the cold of flu strikes you this season this DIY Vapor Rub is a great way to get that …

10 Mind-Blowing TED Talks On How To Be Confident, Gorgeous- And A Better Person

1. Your Body Language Influences the Way You Feel<p>In this video, social Psychologist Amy Cuddy discusses research that shows how body language shapes …

10 Fruits to Add to Your Water That Will Totally Benefit Your Body

Just add some fruit and you're on your way to fresh flavors and better health.<p>The list of health benefits that come from staying hydrated is endless. Hydration is important, but people drink a wide range of liquids to help with other day-to-day issues, too. For example, many of us drink coffee when …

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10 things successful leaders remember when things go wrong

Whether it's a failure of planning, a bad judgment call, or an accident of fate, trouble eventually comes to every leader. And that's when leadership really matters.<p>Here are the principles that can guide you through the next storm:<p>Our reactions and moods are like a steering wheel that can move us …

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world. Phones and connected devices make it easier than ever to stay entangled in …

Change Negative Thinking Into Positive

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

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15 Best Quotes About Happiness

<b>We’ve collected fifteen of the best quotes about happiness to inspire you towards a happier, healthier life of abundance. Enjoy:</b><p>Folks are usually …

17 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Inspire You to Remarkable Success and Happiness

Learn valuable lessons for success and happiness from one of today's truly great businesspeople.<p>It's no secret that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors and businesspeople in the world. However, what is not as well known is that he is also one of the happiest.<p>While Buffett has …

The 5 Best Deodorants for Men

Everyone needs deodorant (unless your goal is to repel people). Sweating is completely natural and is just your body's way of releasing excess heat …

The 3 Most Delightful Techniques to Defeat Your Stress

We've all been stressed before. And it can create knots in your back, arguments in your relationships, and affect your performance at work. Whether it's meeting deadlines for an assignment, getting good grades, or simply dealing with your day-to-day challenges, there will always be issues that will …

Self-care

Calvin and Hobbes’ Top 5 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time.”</i>One the best things when I …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

If you’ve asked yourself how to become a happier person, this is already a very good sign. Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. …

23 Things That Feel Better Than A Facebook 'Like'

If there were a logo for self-gratification, it would be a giant Facebook thumbs up.<p>We live in a culture where it's perfectly acceptable to "do something for the Instagram" and "checking in" at every cool rooftop bar before we even order a drink is commonplace. In other words, we may be a little …

Who Do You Argue With?

<b>Who do you argue with?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i> Don't quarrel.<p><i>Why?</i><p>It's one thing to stick up for yourself and others. But it's a different matter to get caught up in wrangles, contentiousness, squabbles...in a word: quarrels.<p>Similarly, it's one thing to disagree with someone, even to the point of arguing -- …

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What 12 Top Trainers Do Right After Their Workouts

You probably have an idea of what fitness pros do at the gym to get into such enviable shape. Here's a glimpse into what they're up to after they finish exercising.<p>By Emma Haak<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>What 12 Top Trainers Do After Their Workouts

10 Ideas to Steal from English Cottage Gardens

The best cottage gardens look like they planted themselves. They didn’t, of course. But the design principles they follow are simple.<p>The English …

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The Perpetually Tired Man's Guide to a Good Night's Sleep

Pretty much everyone says they're not getting enough z's, and we can relate: Who's got time between work, family, and Game of Thrones? But you can get the kind of deep, restful, just plain better sleep that will make your waking hours a whole lot happier. Turn out the lights and prepare to upgrade …

Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

A Morning Ritual To Help You Feel More Awake

Scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn is best known for creating the groundbreaking program Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, which is available in more than 700 medical centers, hospital and clinics around the world. First developed in 1979, this program helps patients transform the experience of pain by …

Jon Kabat-Zinn

10 Things the Best of the Best Do Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Something that has always fascinated me over the years is what are some of the things that the best of the best do differently than everyone else.<p>While there are many different qualities and habits that the best possess, here are 10 of …

Book Review- Imagine the Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It.

Today I wanted to share with you this inspiring new book by Peg Conley, Imagine the Life You’d Love to Live, Then Live It. Peg is an artist (See her …