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How Breathing Calms Your Brain, And Other Science-Based Benefits Of Controlled Breathing

The science of breathing stands on quite ancient foundations. Centuries of wisdom instructs us to pay closer attention to our breathing, the most basic of things we do each day. And yet, maybe because breathing is so basic, it’s also easy to ignore. A brief review of the latest science on breathing …

Immune System

10 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often at Work

If your ego doesn't get in the way, any one of these 10 phrases is a great way to build trust at work.<p>In management literature over the years, thought leaders keep drilling down on trust as that one huge motivator that will get you great collaboration, increase employee engagement, and lead to …

This turmeric tonic is going to be your go-to energy boost beverage

When Sarah Schneider, co-owner of NYC’s Egg Shop, realized that she and other staff members at the restaurant were <i>all</i> experimenting with turmeric at …

Recipes

This Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Is Like a Warm Hug

There are some dishes that just evoke coziness — mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, and this creamy chicken soup. Made in the slow cooker, with help …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged …

Procrastination

How legal weed could change the future of sex

Weed’s got a dirty little secret: It holds the power to transform our sex lives.<p>Our ancient ancestors believed it (hello, tantric sex rituals), …

$1 Billion In Marijuana Taxes Is Addictive To State Governors

States are addicted to cannabis tax revenues. According to a new report from New Frontier Data, states with legalized marijuana are on track to generate approximately $655 million in state taxes on retail sales in 2017. Within that tax figure, $559 million will come just from cannabis taxes, much …

Cannabis

6 Meditation Secrets Every Anxious Person Should Know

Life is tough. Every day, you feel pressures from your job, friends, family, and society. You worry about money, your relationships, impressing the …

13 Daily Habits You Need to Instill Into Your Life Immediately

No one performs at fever pitch all the time. But that doesn’t mean there are no tricks to boost your productivity. These 13 suggestions, make them …

EPA

Want health, wealth and success? Here are the 5 life skills you really need to navigate modern life

Centuries have passed with people promising the elusive recipe for success. Now, thanks to a research team at University College London, the key components have finally been deduced.<p>A study of more than 8,000 people aged 52 and over has found that five qualities are essential to achieving health …

It’s time for us to admit that whether or not we succeed in life is mostly about luck

The natural state of the artist is one of bitterness and incredulous jealousy. How on earth can Scott Adams prosper when <i>Dilbert</i> looks as if it’s drawn by a near-sighted warthog? Why does Thomas Friedman have a platform at the New York Times, when I could write bland, self-aggrandizing piffle just …

13 Baked Fruit and Veggie Chips for Healthy Snackin’

There’s something *so* addicting about the crunch of a potato chip. Why else would something like a potato chip brownie even exist? They’re salty, sometimes sweet and <i>always</i> finger lickin’ good. Much to our dismay, they’re not the healthiest snack option out there, which is why homemade fruit and …

Healthy Eating

Cold Shower Benefits for Your Health

Cold showers are any showers with a water temperature below 70°F. They may have health benefits. Water therapy (also called hydrotherapy) has been …

Wellness

A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work

First impressions are important but so is the impression are making day after day with your team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has a few habits they could improve but you may not even recognize that you have some of these habits. When your bad habits …

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Barack Obama

ATT Architects transforms Jakarta loft into light-filled office

Indonesian architecture and interior firm ATT Architects has transformed a loft space in Jakarta into a pared-back office, which draws inspiration …

9 Crazy-Good Seafood Recipes To Try This Week

Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p>Seafood isn't just for summer -- these sensational recipes are a welcome reprieve from meat-heavy winter meals.<p><b>1. Cioppino (Fisherman's Stew)</b><p>Brimming with fresh seafood in a tomato and …

Recipes

7 Toxic Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Success

All actions result from thought, so it's the thoughts that really matter.<p>Your thoughts are powerful. It may sound farfetched to say that what you believe will come true and what you think about will come to you.<p>But it's not really such a stretch. Your thoughts are directly connected to your actions …

9 Foods That Fight Depression Better Than Medication!

As a depression sufferer who’s spent several years learning to cope with the illness, I can confidently say it’s every bit as physical as it is …

Nutrition

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mental Clutter and Negative Self Talk

I'm a worrier.<p>It's inherited. Or more likely, it's ingrained.<p>My grandfather worried. My mother worried. I worry.<p>About really dumb things. I'm talking about things that no one else worries about.<p>For example, growing up there was a rule in the house: If there was a lightning storm, you could not be …

Self-help

So Does Using Marijuana In Pregnancy Hurt A Baby Or Not?

As more states legalize medical marijuana and recreational marijuana, questions about the drug’s effects on a fetus will become a more central public health concern. One significant flaw with most studies looking at marijuana use in pregnancy is that researchers do not take into account that a …

7 Language Hacks to Learn Any Language Faster

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Language Learning

5 houseplants for removing indoor air pollution

<b>New research finds that certain houseplants are best for removing specific harmful compounds.</b><p>It’s not new news that houseplants are beautiful little …

12 Tweets That Make Perfect Sense To People With Social Anxiety

"Nothing worse than your social anxiety getting mistaken for rudeness."<p>Imagine having paralyzing self-doubt at a party or feel petrified speaking up during a meeting. If you have social anxiety, that’s just another day for you.<p>The mental health condition, which affects 15 million men and women, can …

Self-confidence

6 Things You’re Doing That You’ll Seriously Regret In 10 Years

Sure, they seem like no big deal now. But be careful of these key areas of future regret.<p>Scrolling through my social media feed, I noticed a college friend’s photograph of his son’s dormitory. My friend and I had been thick as thieves during our undergraduate years, and now his son was leaving …

Amy Schumer gets surprisingly poignant in her hilarious, brutal memoir

Amy Schumer’s comedy mixes a keen understanding of gender and expectations with knowing self-deprecation. She takes jokes to its extreme conclusion, …