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High-Sugar Diet Can Impair Learning And Memory By Altering Gut Bacteria

The typical American diet is loaded with fat and sugar, and it may be hurting not only our physical health, but also our ability to think clearly.<p>New research from Oregon State University finds a high-sugar, high-fat diet causes changes in gut bacteria that seem to lead to significant losses in …

Wellness

5 travel experts reveal the best places they've ever visited

These are the people we count on to tell us what places are worth a trip and what places aren't, along with other essential travel tips.<p>We asked five of these experienced travelers what their favorite destinations are.<p>Here's what they said:<p>Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel: The Azores, …

Guide Books

How Just 2 Minutes a Day Can Make You A Positive Person

<b>What is Negativity?</b><p>For me it is “Thinking of unpleasant events from the past and/or anticipating unpleasant events in future, and overall feeling …

5 Tips for Keeping Your Day Job While Launching Your Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In an ideal world, you have at least a year’s salary saved up and you can quit your day job in order to focus 100 percent on your entrepreneurial venture. Unfortunately, that’s just not feasible for many entrepreneurs who end up being …

Entrepreneurship

A Quirky New Trick to Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs aren't the only people who struggle with procrastination. Psychologists, it seems, do too. At least that's what you'd have to conclude from the number of scientific studies addressing the root causes of putting stuff off and how to overcome the tendency to procrastinate.<p>Now there's a …

Procrastination

Mindfulness For Anxiety and Depression

<b>Mindfulness For Bipolar</b><p>There are numerous research studies that support the use of Mindfulness techniques to treat depression, anxiety, and bipolar …

The Happiest Countries In The World Might Also Be The Prettiest

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)<p>If you're looking to take a trip to the happiest places on Earth, then here's your bucket list.<p>Every year, the World Happiness Report analyzes a number of nations and then ranks them in order of happiness. Countries are measured based on factors like living standards, …

New Zealand

20 Tips to Shed Body Fat for Good

1 of 20<p>Edgar Artiga<p>1. Change Your Lifestyle<p>When you go on a "program" to lose body fat, you may set yourself up for failure. A program implies an end …

Nutrition

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

Prefab SIPs House Kits for Cottages and Cabins!

Green Cottage Kits: <br>Traditional homes looking towards tomorrow.<p>Bienvenue: 2,084 sq. ft.<br>• Midway: 1,495 sq. ft.<br>• The Sinda: 886 sq. ft.; with sleeping …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

How the Happiest People Make the Best Out of Everything | Inc.com

Life consists of a series of unfolding events; some of these events are expected and some are unexpected. The happiest people on earth have learned that they can't control everything in life. This is a key element in living happily. While having the best of everything is great, it is not …

Happiness

How To Run A Small Business - Homesteading and Livestock

Hi Mother Earthers!<p>I started a bootstrap business earlier this year called Indie Farms to teach people how to grow their own organic food at home.<p>The …

Small Business

Centenary Tree Canopy Lets You Walk Above Trees in South Africa

Tree canopy walkway built in South Africa<p>Your dream was to be an astronaut but you failed? Well, do not despair! There is still a way for you to …

The Silence of Mindfulness

Do you struggle with a mind that never stops, hammering you with harsh thoughts, demands and self-criticism, never letting you rest or get a good …

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Why happiness is infectious: you can actually smell joy

Utrecht University in the Netherlands found that odours produced by our bodies can communicate happiness to others<p>It is said that happiness is contagious and now scientists believe they may know why.<p>For the first time researchers have found that humans can pick up whether a person is feeling joyful …

Happiness

Calories, Energy, and Chinese Medicine

More often than not, when someone talks about calories it’s because they’re trying to lose weight. However, in the world of acupuncture and Chinese …

Weight Loss

The Comparative Study of Mysticism

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Religion. Please check back later for the full article.<p>The …

8 Foods You Should Always Buy At The Farmers' Market

Farmers' market food tastes better, simple as that. But that’s not the only reason you should start hitting up your weekly market as much as you can. Whether you care about your health or the health of the planet, there are dozens of reasons to support local farmers, including buying vegetables …

Agriculture

Do smart people worry more? IQ is correlated with anxiety.

If you worry a lot, fear not—your anxiety just might be a sign of high intelligence. The idea has been around for a while: The adage that ignorance …

Psychology

Cow Milk Without the Cow Is Coming to Change Food Forever

Counter Culture Labs takes its name pretty literally. It is a bio lab, for sure, complete with pipettes, carboys, microscopes, and flasks. But it is …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Small Business

5 Neuroscience Based Ways to Clear Your Mind

As an ultra-endurance athlete, I’ve competed in the Badwater Ultramarathon a few times. Some call Badwater the “world’s toughest footrace” because …

Mindfulness