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10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation

Every day we make dozens of little choices that either benefit us by asserting our ideas or diminish us because we hesitate in making our views or …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

Have more sex, eat garlic and don't sleep too much: the new rules for heart health

Heart disease remains the UK’s biggest killer, but there is much to be optimistic about: deaths are plummeting as we get better at preventing, diagnosing and treating the problem. Heart attacks have fallen by 40 per cent since the introduction of the smoking ban in 2007, according to a major review …

Why Working Moms Should Do Less So They Can Have it All

Artwork: Awakening Truth, by Jeanette MacDonald<p>Hear this working moms: unrealistic, unhealthy expectations of what you should be able to accomplish will slowly and surely burn you out, run you into the ground and make you hate your life. If your expectation is that you must work harder and do more …

Graduate School

Dikembe Mutombo's Number Will Be Retired by Atlanta Hawks

The No. 55 struck fear in opponents of the Atlanta Hawks for parts of four seasons as Dikembe Mutombo patrolled the paint, but that number will soon be visible in the rafters at Philips Arena.<p>According to the Hawks' official Twitter account, the 2015 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame …

Basketball

To Stop Procrastinating, Start by Understanding the Emotions Involved

Time management goes only so far; the emotional reasons for delay must also be addressed<p>Putting off a work or school assignment in order to play videogames or water the plants might seem like nothing more serious than poor time-management.<p>But researchers say chronic procrastination is an emotional …

Time Management

This Gay Man Survived Torture In One Of Africa's Most Horrific Dictatorships

Even after fleeing the Gambia with life-threatening wounds from his time in prison, Alieu Sarr still isn't safe.<p>After more than six months in prison, several rounds of torture, and two hospitalizations for his injuries, Alieu Sarr fled his country by boat under cover of night late last month.<p>Sarr …

5 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way to Success

While a lot of the entrepreneurs I’ve met and mentored in the past decade have been successful, I’ve probably met as many, if not more, unsuccessful …

Seth Godin

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> …

The Brain

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Psychology

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

Mayo Clinic

Plantation Where "Django Unchained" Was Filmed Is Now the First Slavery Museum in America

As tourist attractions, plantations in the South that use to run on slave labor are very strange places to explore (take it from someone who took …

Black History

22 Morning Routines That’ll Inspire You to Get Out of Bed

Mornings. You either love them or hate them. If you’re trying to convince yourself to be more of a morning person, these Instagrammers definitely provide some convincing inspiration. Whether it’s relaxing moments with a good cup of coffee, spending a little time working on a creative hobby or just …

Workouts

12 Power Foods You Should Definitely Be Eating

How many of them are already in your diet?<p>Shutterstock<p>Another berry, fish, or nut is proclaimed a "superfood" about every other minute. (Insert eye roll here.) But truth be told, certain eats <i>do</i> deserve props in the fitness arena, says exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist Stacy Sims, …

Nutrition

Travel To Black Heritage Sites On Pinterest Without Ever Leaving Your Hometown

Want to visit black history heritage sites this month, without ever leaving your living room? No problem, Pinterest can take you there.<p>In honor of Black History Month, the digital pin-board website created a list for all-lovers of African American history. The Motown Hitsville U.S.A. museum in …

Black History

Georgia postpones first execution of female inmate in 70 years over weather

Kelly Renee Gissendaner, the only woman on state’s death row, still expected to be executed by lethal injection after freezing rain and snow pass through region<p>Georgia’s first execution of a female prisoner in 70 years has been rescheduled ahead of an incoming winter storm, officials said on …

Death Row
Relationships

6 Tips to Mastering the Art of Self Love

While you should always have the drive to improve yourself, it’s also important to accept and love yourself the way you are. Unfortunately, self love …

How to Move From Self-Rejection to Self-Love In a Day (and How a Photo Shoot Can Help)

In my work as a career success coach, I work with women of all ages, sizes and styles, and one theme has become very apparent: women are incredibly tough on themselves, full of self-rejection, shame, humiliation and doubt, particularly about their looks, their weight, intelligence and their …

Positive Thinking

From Stupid to Silly With Self-Love

Do you talk nicely to yourself, like "Way to go!" or "I look great today." Or is your inner dialogue more commonly, "I'm an idiot for that," or "My stomach is disgustingly flabby." We know it's wrong to hurt someone we care about. Yet we do that to ourselves! Do you talk to friends negatively when …

Positive Thinking

The Art of Self-Love

I am a lover and a giver. I give without regret or restraint and rarely expect anything in return. Admittedly, this combination can be lethal to my well-being.<p>I know many like me and see a discouraging pattern: those who have it in their nature to love without limits ironically impede the pathways …

Happiness

10 Inspiring Reminders To Love Yourself Every Day Of The Year

What's the message we here at HuffPost are taking to heart this Valentine's Day? It's a quote from the Sufi poet Rumi. "Your task is not to seek for love," he said, "but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."<p>It's one of our favorite sayings because …

7 Ways to Love Yourself

How committed are you to your own happiness? If you were dating yourself, would you be blissful or ready to break out of the relationship? Self-love is an active process of becoming aware of who you are and appreciating all aspects of what makes you unique. It is a practice of self-care and …

Happiness
Fitness