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19 healthy foods to satisfy your sugar craving

Sugar cravings are extremely common, especially among women. In fact, up to 97% of women and 68% of men report experiencing some sort of food craving, including cravings for sugar. Those experiencing a sugar craving feel a strong urge to eat something sweet and can find it difficult to control …

Nutrition

Try This Yoga Trick to Realign Your SI Joint & Relieve Lower Back Pain

Ever felt a niggling pain to one side of your lower back? The asymmetrical poses we do in yoga can put stress on the sacroiliac (SI) joint, which …

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded

In an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded at a country music concert on the Strip.<p>The report did not give any greater insight into why gunman Stephen Paddock, an amateur gambler, opened …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

5 Home Remedies for Acid Reflux That Seriously Work

I'm fortunate enough to say I've only experienced acid reflux a few times—those awful cramps and pains near your ribs are certainly memorable—and I …

The Power of Anticipation: Why We All Need Something to Look Forward To

We all need something to look forward to in life.In fact, a healthy sense of “anticipation” can often help energize our lives, and even help us get …

Happiness

10 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?<p>One guy wanted to know. So he …

Self-improvement

How to Motivate Yourself: 3 Steps Backed By Science

You make goals… but then you procrastinate.<p>You write a to-do list… but then you don’t follow through.<p>And this happens again and again and again. …

Success

The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy

Research has found about 9 zillion things you can do to increase happiness.<p>Of course, you’re probably not doing any of them. To be fair, most people …

Happiness

3 Rituals Couples Who Are Still Passionate About Each Other Do Daily

Weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and funerals are rituals that make us slow down and have deeper, more profound life experiences. They help us celebrate the good times and heal from the bad times.<p>In marriage, we also need rituals to deal with trying times and to increase the passion and aliveness in …

You’ll Be Shocked at How Therapeutic Journaling Can Heal You

<i>This is a guest post from therapeutic journaling expert and author, Mari L. McCarthy.</i><p>Did you know that handwriting therapeutically in a journal can …

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

Happiness

The Amazing Self-Confidence Habit

How often has a lack of self-confidence, or a feeling of inadequacy, stopped us from doing something awesome?<p>I would guess that for lots of us, this …

Five Work Habits To Kick Before The End Of The Year

Sometimes you have to ditch certain plans, routines, and habits in order to make good on your big-ticket goals before the clock runs out.<p>Kids are back in school. Pumpkin spice lattes are back in Starbucks. It’s official: Summer is over and the year is winding down.<p>But before it does, there might be …

Time I

How to Get Better at Achieving Your Goals

Source: Flickr<p>I went into the summer with big plans, mainly to meditate and exercise a lot more. Then I went on vacation, and then the kids were …

Goal Setting

Lights Out: 7 night-time rituals that will make you happy and more productive

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

How to Get Your Self-Esteem Back after a Break-Up

One of the many things we struggle with as we learn to recover from a break-up is learning how to rebuild our self-esteem.It’s easy to understand why …

Self-help

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've given this a lot of thought, because …

Quora

New neuroscience reveals 2 rituals that will make you more mindful

You want to get to work but instead you surf the internet. You want to diet but instead you eat enough candy to give an entire 2nd grade classroom …

Mindfulness

How Do We Find Meaning in Life?

Human beings certainly gravitate to religion and it seems we all have an tendency to believe in some sort of karma. Your mind may <i>require</i> meaning. …

Happiness

Why Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life – Thrive Global

<i>“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as</i> …

Productivity

These Four Speaking Habits Are Ruining Your Authenticity

Don’t flash too many smiles–it’s unnerving and makes you seem insincere.<p>A few years ago I was coaching a telecom company’s new president, who wanted to project a more personal, caring demeanor. I watched him speak at one of his company’s town hall meetings, where a woman asked him a question. …

Body Language

Secrets To The Good Life, Backed By Ancient Wisdom And Research

On the first day of his class on ancient Chinese philosophy, professor Michael Puett makes a promise to all the students: If you take the ideas in …

Chinese Philosophy

Research report: 5 powerful rituals that will make you resilient

Every now and then, life punches below the belt. How can you be resilient when times get tough and you feel bad?<p>There are all kinds of strategies for …

Self-help

3 habits that require 'no willpower' can 'almost guarantee' success, says author who studies millionaires

Whether it's sticking to a budget or excelling in your career, forming a few good habits could help you along the way.<p>In fact, there are certain …

Self-improvement

How I Kicked My 20-Year-Long Nail-Biting Habit For Good

"I feel sorry for your fingers." Those were the six words that came out of the woman's mouth when she took my hands to try and bless them with a manicure for my wedding. Can I get an <i>ouch</i>?<p>As painful as that sentence was to take in — especially so close to my big day — truth be told, it was just what …

Want to create a healthy habit? Add it to your morning routine, study says

Whether it’s drinking more water, exercising daily, or curbing your snooze-button tendency, making a healthy habit actually stick can be tough. But …

11 Bad Eating Habits You Can Break for Good

You've filled your kitchen with healthy foods and planned careful meals to lose weight. But your diet still isn't working. Sound familiar? …

One Simple Way to Make a New Healthy Habit Stick

Want a make a new healthy habit stick? Do it when you first wake up, a new study recommends.<p>The small study, published in the journal <i>Health …

Research